The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 18, 2020

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: May 18, 2020
From. Why. Would. The majority stays around the country starting to retail and Florida is moving into another phase today from governor rod Desantis giving Janzen the South Florida the option to reopening don't want to building. That success and brilliant work back on track. Massachusetts nearly 49 state to start the process we will always Connecticut is welcoming back at least some of their business is it follows a weekend of rain and activities for Americans across the country and I think people are being trendy restaurant call the crowds flocking to beaches along the Gold Coast restaurants like this one with people. Near Orlando Florida seven people arrested after chaos at a block party and saying you're working with glass bottles as the US Rio convincingly state still seeing an increase in the number of new cases in New York City remains under stay home -- even though Martin plus eight are lifting restrictions and caramel colosio's says the city won't be ready until at least June and it won't be business as usual I want. Hamas to recognize we still have my back this disease won't be forever but we have to fight has now. Stock markets soaring today after American Biotech company called America announced its experimental cove in nineteen backseat of his producing antibodies and is proving to be generally safe for diversity and clinical trials. This weekend the Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telling sixty minutes. Don't bet against the American economy. But it won't bounce back overnight bliss economy will recover. It may take want to give me changing room and about a period of time could stretch through the end of next year we really don't know Fred. Pharmacy department inspector general on Friday banks. This is an important person in that role in the past six weeks the source tells ABC news that the inspector general was investigating whether secretary of state might probably KO. Was using a State Department employee came to do things like walking his dog and bullying of his right at least. Pompeo residents confirmed the Washington Post that he passed from afar the edgy but insists the firing wasn't out of retaliation. Because at the time he didn't know of the reported an investigation. A new mystery come aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt's where thousands of sailors had to go into quarantine Hamburg rotavirus outbreak on the aircraft carrier the cheese dealers showed no signs of the disease but hasn't positive again despite clearing all the rules to go back aboard including two previous negative tests.

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