The Rundown: Top headlines today: Feb. 18, 2021

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Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: Feb. 18, 2021
From. When. Millions of Americans from North Carolina to new England and I'm against this bitter winter blast at least ten states plus Washington DC under a state of emergency according to a large trucks fell eleven small trucks that that happens in those in the northeast also thinking of the south are already pummeled by the same storm barriers just acts take our time has. Trucks and car stuck in the snow in the assistant beat Arkansas and Tennessee streets in Houston the fourth largest city in the US and so called energy capital of the world. It's completely dark summoned the lone star state without lights or heat for days arrogant independent artists and Saturday night the entire city under a boil water and. I three Kelly how can learn taxes and deserve answers. About why visual walls curtains. And how the enemy directed. And Texas ruled against him those enhancements. Are you buying that stock and and yes the game stop making a full stop on Capitol Hill and from my hearing underway on the company's wild stock market rise in the. CEOs of retail investment platform Robin Hood this testifying under GameStop stock prices soared 16100%. And Robin hoods decision to call buying stock and others on a platform these injuries. Our rights may cost you go along what I'm sorry for. What happens what what I committed students yeah sure that we improve from this we learn from Edmonds and we don't have the same mistakes in the future. Co-founder of the social media message board read it will also testify after reading was the catalyst that led to the surgeon trading big idea that I use social media to promote change jobs all of them come unwitting investors can close the market is preposterous. The episode has been portrayed as a victory for the little guys over Wall Street titans lawmakers from both parties are among this. Yeah. In Nigeria another school kidnapping at 2 AM on unidentified gunmen reportedly stormed a government science secondary school killing us content and kidnapping 42 people 127 of them students we have this boy managed to escapes. And I see again. Kidnappings for ransom are all too common here are just two months ago an abduction from another northwest Nigerian school and resulted in nearly 350. School boys forcibly taken the Nigerian army says it's pursuing those responsible. Former longtime Kansas senator Bob Dole revealing his battle with stage four lung cancer. At 97 he says he will begin treatment on Monday the former Republican presidential candidate served in both houses of congress from 1961. And 1996. He released a statement saying Molly certainly have some hurdles that hat and I also know that I joined millions of Americans who face health challenges of their own. Serena Williams actions after her loss in Australia are raising questions about her future members Serena Williams lost her Australian Open semi final match he stayed on for the long pretty usual we'll put her hand on her heart technology the ground and demand after the match back V fare well these CB forty year old said. Paramount very characteristic very early exits. Yeah. Moments later when asked about how she played her loss Williams suddenly grew emotional and I don't know. Yeah Hamm in soccer who feel really doesn't face another American Jennifer Brady in Saturday's final.

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