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NPR News: 12-03-2020 4AM ET

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Fly from NPR news on Kyle Snyder Los Angeles. Mayor. Eric Garcetti says it's time to hunker down. He's urging angelinos to cancel all non-essential activities and stay because LA county has reached a crisis point. He says with a record high of more than 7,000 new coronavirus cases reported on Tuesday since early November our daily infections have tripled our hospitalizations have more than tripled and write a new Peak and our deaths have nearly doubled and they continue to rise Carson City says hospitals in LA county could run out of beds by Christmas at The Surge has not slowed Public Health officials in the US welcoming British emergency approval the coronavirus vaccine developed by the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. The UK is the first Western Nation to green-light the shots the FDA has he had to approve visors vaccine, but that could come after a panel of outside advisers meets neck.

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Weak the nation's top infectious disease expert. Dr. Anthony falchi says performances on Broadway. Could we turn late next year if enough people get vaccinated after the against the coronavirus Broadway theaters have been dark since March has Jeff London reports only contributes about 14.7 billion dollars to New York Sakana me annually and employs close to 100,000 workers. Dr. Foutch. He is cautiously optimistic that there will be a 2021 season as he told local affiliate wnbc. I think that will be completely dependent on the uptake of vaccines by the people of the country and specifically the people in New York. She says if 75 to 85% of the American public gets vaccinated in April May and June you can get back to normal or at least approaching close to normal as you get into the late summer and early fall which means potentially the curtains can rise again.

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Broadway / NPR news on Jeff London in New York sources tell NPR President Trump actively considering a run for president in 2024 in Paris Tamara Keith reports pain AIDS and one former advisor still tight with Trump World all who spoke on condition of anonymity. Tell NPR Trump is seriously considering launching a 2024 election bid that they say would have the effect of freezing out other potential Republican candidates on Wednesday Trump released a 45-minute video on Facebook and Instagram falsely claiming fraud and saying the votes from several swing stage should be thrown out Trump is making claims that haven't held up in court and in many cases that is lawyers haven't even argued before judges a campaign official said the current effort is less illegal strategy then an effort to make noise and other set the goal is to delegitimize Joe Biden's win.

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A new court filing shows President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump has been questioned by attorneys as part of a civil lawsuit alleging a Trump's 2017 Inaugural Committee misused money contributed by donors the filing so she was interviewed on Tuesday by attorneys from the Washington DC Attorney General's office Vlog the NPR Cinnabon reports on the complaint that follows a year-long investigation into the tech companies firing of activists employees organizing late last year according to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board. The agency also accuses the tech giant of violating workers rights by surveilling them and interrogating them about their organizing activities. Google employees have grown more vocal in recent years over issues ranging from sexual harassment to the companies work with the US government Google which is an NPR Financial supporter says the info

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Please in question broke rules about information security the case will be brought to trial in front of an administrative judge who could order Google to reinstate the employees and give them back pay Shannon Bond NPR news roofer Johnson has he died Wednesday at age? 86 Johnson was crowned the world's greatest athlete after winning the decathlon gold medal at the 1960 Olympic Games. He later help subdue Robert F. Kennedy's assassin in 1968. Also the pro wrestler in WWE Hall of Famer Pat Patterson is dead. He was 79 Patterson the first openly gay pro wrestling star. This is NPR.
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