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NPR News: 12-26-2020 10PM ET

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Live from NPR news. I'm Janine Herbst in Columbus, Ohio family and supporters gathered at a visual for 47 year old Andre Hill a black man shot and killed by a police officer in the garage last week who was holding up a cell phone civil rights attorney Ben Crump, white and black lives rather than morning kills daughter and her kids number for play Wheels.

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And it's everywhere. It's on the news. He seen it on the news and all he can stay with Mommy. I pray to God why can't Big Daddy get off the floor the city's mayor and police chief is called for officer Adam to be fired immediately turn on his body camera and he did not provide Aid to Hell after he shot him.

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Under the federal investigators are scouring downtown Nashville trying to determine who's behind the massive RV explosion yesterday morning on a largely deserted Street. The left three people injured ATF officials were saying searching a two-story house in a suburb carrying out evidence people in Tennessee and neighboring states still having trouble with their internet and cell phone service reports. The explosion happened just outside a major AT&T transmission center 11 dispatch centers for more than a hundred miles in every direction. William Swan is Nashville's Fire Chief and says the buildings damaged by this blaster in dangerous condition where you got a structural engineers is there to make sure that again that the buildings are sound enough to actually be able to enter in and out of them AT&T Sapphire reignited overnight and led to the evacuate.

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Cruise they've drilled holes into its building and are trying to reconnect power for critical equipment for now accompanies placing portable cell sites around the region for NPR news on Blake Farmer for millions of Americans who lost their jobs because of the pandemic and the Florida for the president to sign but whether he will remains unclear the president took a lot of people by surprise last week by attacking the bill after its overwhelming approval by Congress. He said the $600 checks it provides to people simply weren't big enough, but the idea of larger checks has been rejected by the president's own party Congress can override Trump if he does veto the bill, but that would take time and meanwhile millions of people won't get the supplemental unemployment benefits. They depend on Jim zarroli NPR news.

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South Africa is reporting its highest coronavirus case count since March is muffin Depot reports from Harare. The country is now approaching 1 million cases and more than 26,000 deaths.

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South Africa no account for more than sixty percent of daily cases in sub-Saharan Africa weeks after easy covid-19 lockdown measures for the decline in new cases that is experiencing localized spiced. The government is tight and measures in the affected areas including shutting down beaches over the holidays to avoid a large potential super spray. The Gathering scientist have also identified a new variant of the virus said to be more transmissible than the original strain and Hong Kong to Phoenix flights to and from South Africa for NPR news. I am is muffled equal in Harare.

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British intelligence officer who worked as a double agent for the former Soviet Union and passed some of the most coveted Western secrets to Moscow has died George Blake was 98 years old Russia's foreign intelligence service or svr announce the death, but didn't give a cause as a double agent. He exposed or Western plan to eavesdrop on Sauvie Communications from underground tunnel in East Berlin, and he unmasked scores of British agents in Soviet Bloc countries in Eastern Europe defected to Russia Britain. Consider Blake a traitor on Jeanine Herbst NPR news. This message comes from NPR sponsor Bank of America with a Bank of America Cash rewards credit card. You can choose to earn 3% cash back on online shopping. The essentials have never felt more rewarding visit bankofamerica.com more rewarding to apply now copyright 2020 Bank of America corporation.
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