The Rundown: Top headlines today: Aug. 14, 2020

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: Aug. 14, 2020
From from. What will. After criticizing voting by mail president trump for us to mail in ballot for himself. Florida election officials say First Lady Maloney a trump also did resident John now telling Fox News he wants to launder billions of dollars from the US post office trying to prevent Democrats from expanding meal including. Now if we don't make it he'll let me you don't get the money that means they can't have universal mail bombings. I was just get up. China has repeatedly without evidence claim that mailing ballots would lead to widespread voter fraud the president is afraid. Of the American people president 20/20 opponent calling the move an assault on our democracy. The CDC says there could be 200000. Corona virus deaths in the US by Labor Day a new survey finds half of Americans know someone in the country who has tested positive for cobra nineteen this is vital experts in action network says it's up from 41% last month. Black and Hispanic people were more likely to know someone who died from the virus. And. Want to be instantly find work. Know what the problem about not only one school in California and ignoring steep order disposing of Kansas is hundreds of students it's just when I do all of that potential progress. Anything. Firefighters in Southern California are battling three large wildfires in the weeklong heat wave big. As they do numbers we have it now on the fire biggest concern here in Southern California at a lake fire in northern LA county. He's now close to 121000 acres most of that burned when it ran on Wednesday night and then stopped growing very much from the now firefighters have counted five buildings were destroyed and still they have lots of work to do they're all being pushed my mother nature's triple threat low humidity the whipping winds blew and the horse the scorching temperatures. It's gonna be another hot day today and we're expecting high temperatures are among 400 degrees to work out the week that is bad news for fire Chris. Across the state and think about this were only in August California has had its most destructive and in the deadliest fires in recent years and both November and December means we still have a long waiting yes. The Justice Department says Yale discriminates based on the race and national origin and uses race in admissions to a greater degree of the Supreme Court allows. A two year investigation found Gil rejected an Asian American and white applicants based on their race of the DOJ is ordering hail to stop using race or national origin in these admissions process for at least one here at the university. Calls the claims meritless and says it will find V ordered. A bison attack caught on camera in south Dakota's Custer state park that shocked onlookers watch she's unconscious. The 54 year old woman was attempting to approach a bison half Wednesday closest. When an adult vice and charged. The woman lost consciousness as the bison swung her around its corn cotton under belted jeans. But she escaped serious injury after her hands came off from my katic Cotter. It's not just conspiracy theories searching for the truth out there in the Pentagon will now investigate possible UFO's. June US officials confirm a task force will review unexplained an aerial phenomenon observed by the US military. The navy recently declassified video showing pilots baffled that fast moving unidentified flying objects off the coast of California and 242013. The task force will expand the revenue to other service branches.

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