The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 4, 2020

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: August 4, 2020
From. At least four people have been killed by tropical storm he's saying yes trees down across New York City this morning killing a sixteen year old man human weakness amid heavy rain quickly flooding roads and trapping drivers and posting interstate 76. Near Philadelphia and I was scared. By the kickoff to the ground outside Washington DC from two cars with multiple people and suddenly swept off the road salt. Clinging to trees one on the rule. Virus cases are increasing in fifteen states hospital is nations around in 28. Deaths are on the rise in nearly three dozen states president from claiming the virus is under control in an interview with the easiest on HBO despite US having around a quarter of the world's infections and deaths. And United States his lowest. Didn't. Numerous categories. Well lower than. The world don't know. We're here. School districts around the country have been looking different from the administration for guidance safely getting kids back in the classroom but there is no specific national plan in place. I'm fighting among younger then. Enrollment and we feel a little. A teacher from Lake County Florida I'm taking matters into her own hands wringing her classroom when plastic dividers in Arizona and teachers circling the State Capitol in cars road testing the State's school reopening plans. 1060 tiring and had a leaky. Kate let me chat and another round of talks for new stimulus relief deal had hit a snag this senate Republican leaders say they're likely won't be consensus to pass a bill a big reason there is still no unemployment extension or other co invade the senate Republican majority the most important one and there's not a whole lot of moved India and remember feeling yeah. The things have been trusts that would like him out on. Senator Mitch McConnell saying it is likely you'll be the culmination of his own party and Democrats vastly exerting dimensions by Republicans holding their bodies during its week. Don't spend the money and that is needed now. Boy helps. Beat this crisis economically you know why but little cause there's a lot more later. The senate castaway rather total real life rescue three sailors stranded in the Pacific were saved after writing a giant NASA less in the sand from the Israel had been missing for three days there alert message spotted by US and Australian forces from the sky I'm a tiny islands and Micronesia they were men on the beach and are reportedly in good condition. Several famous Leo celebrating birthdays today. Former President Obama turning 59. It's BP and when he when he contender Joseph Biden called Obama his brother and friend and former First Lady Michelle Obama sharing this throwback tech Obama shares a birthday with Megan Markel who today injuring 39. Called the royals including the queen's sending their well wishes.

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