The Rundown: Top headlines today: Dec. 21, 2020

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: Dec. 21, 2020
From. Will. After months of stalemate on Capitol Hill economic relief is finally in sight for millions of Americans. More health. Lawmakers are expected to pass a 900 billion dollar Kobe relief Dell PC agreement includes direct checks for qualified Americans of up to 600 dollars 300 dollar boost in weekly federal unemployment benefits through march from the roughly 300 billion dollars in aid to small businesses and millions more for vaccine distribution and. Bulls believe Hillary very fast way of getting money into the economy can't again let me emphasize that people are gonna see this money in the beginning and that's next week. A new variant of -- nineteen found in the UK now causing concern and strong reactions around the world. Live this considerable uncertainty but it may be up to 70%. More transmissible. Than being cool very original question. Of the museum's many countries but I'm in the US are banning flights to and from the UK British Airways agreed to test passengers in the UK bound for New York before the morning. We learn this lesson the hard way them. And when I'm going to go through it again. We have been victimized. By federal incompetence and general negligence and US authorities say there is no indication that seem. This is effective big gains the mutated virus there's also no evidence to suggest a reason to believe that it would be easy. Last week the independent Investigative Group billing Kent published dramatic evidence implicating several Russian intelligence offices. In the poisoning of alexion volley from the Russian opposition leader being killed with the nerve agent this summer. Now no vowel he sees he has managed to trick one of those agents into accidentally releasing his role. Our president where it. My only today published or do you often almost an hour long conversation with the alleged officer. He suggests not only was exclusive to nerve agent through his on the west essays his job was to clean and a bonus clues to ensure there was no evidence left. The FSB has denied do you audio calling it fate. A South Carolina man today is filing a lawsuit against the city on Rock Hill. After local police officers allegedly forced him out in his home last year making. The complaint says 71 yard definitely vein was asleep in his dad when he awoke to bright lights shining in his home and startled he says he went and opened in the back door. Finally standing there with guns drawn from the officers allegedly ordering him out of his home naked according to the document putting a gun to his head from them and searching his home this suit alleges that the cops were looking for Ford juvenile who broke into the car nearby. Police say there was a reasonable belief the suspects could have run inside and home appeared abandon. Officials are monitoring a strong eruption of Q is volcano on Hawaii's big island with a warning has been issued about half that had fallen several surrounding communities and residents are being warned to stay indoors from Bulawayo last erupted into doesn't eighteen.

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