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NPR News: 08-02-2020 9AM ET

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Live from NPR news on Giles Snyder the coronavirus hotspot of Florida is feeling the effects of what is now tropical storm easily is heavy rain is falling is that storm is set to a move north along the States Coast Palm Beach County Sheriff Ric Bradshaw is urging drivers to stay off the roads going to be some people in some difficulty. The fire Medics are going to have to give places. Where do I have calls for service? So the less people we have on the road the better as to Hurricane Center's latest advisory, but do you say he is about 40 miles Southeast of West Palm Beach with top sustained winds remaining at around 65 miles per hour moving to the West Coast now seven Marines and one Sailors feared dead after a training accident involving an amphibious vehicle used in a routine exercise in the Pacific Ocean and pure State missed its reports a search has been called off after officials to term.

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Little probability of success 16 people were on board the roughly 26 ton amphibious assault vehicle Thursday when it began taking water and sinking into the Pacific they were more than a half a mile from San Clemente Island located off the coast of Southern California 1. Marine was killed two were injured and five others were able to swim back to their ship before the military kicked off a 40-hour search mission for those missing. They were from the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit based out of Camp Pendleton near San Diego, the circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation. Meanwhile a general from Camp Pendleton has suspended other exercises involving the type of vehicle that sank Dave Mystic NPR news firefighters in Southern California are battling a wild fire Northwest of Palm Springs official say some 7800 people have been told to leave for the 2500 homes Cal Fire Captain Bills in the fire.

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Oils in it. So when it's going out these Canyons it's creating all that heat because all those oils in those fuel to the blaze is one of several firefighters are battling is Southern California's grip by a heat wave temperature is roasting around 105 degrees in Palm Springs, yesterday state of disaster has been declared in the Australian city of Melbourne following a surge of coronavirus infections Louisa Lim reports from Melbourne restrictions have been in polls for the next six weeks. Do you say people are not following you don't download please check find a quote about positive covid-19 cases. When does the nighttime curfew in only one person is allowed out of each household once a day for shopping that will last for 6 weeks.

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Capitol Hill talks are on going over the latest coronavirus relief package a deal is yet to be reached the top Congressional Democrats house Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer say yesterday's negotiations were productive. They are to meet again tomorrow with treasury secretary Steven mnuchin in the white house chief of staff Mark Meadows the Spy chalkable stormy Sidious in the Atlantic to NASA astronauts are preparing to cap NASA's first crewed mission from home soil and nine years writing a SpaceX capsule home from the International Space Station Splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico near Pensacola, Florida expected later. This afternoon has no greenfieldboyce reports in May the first people to ever ride a commercial space vehicle into orbit there SpaceX capsule is designed to Splashdown at one of seven locations in the waters around Florida. There was a hurricane in the area Mission controllers are watching the winds and seas closely Hurley.

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Says they're prepared in case they get seasick while waiting to get hauled out of the water hose handy as well. This will be the first Splashdown by American astronaut since 1975 NASA space shuttles land on a Runway Nell greenfieldboyce NPR news offered Brenly has died. He was 85 release manager says he was on dialysis and had several medical issues when he died this week in at a hospital in Utah for his mustache and exterior. Perhaps best remembered for his role in the movie Cocoon.
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