Transcript for The Rundown: Top headlines today: Jan. 5, 2021
From a. Why. On juicy Georgia voters going to the polls one more tying an apparent on elections that will decide which party controls the US senate incumbent Republican senators Kelly left leg David Perdue and their democratic challengers Ross Vail Oregon and John Oz up. Making their final pleas to voters after nap candidates achieve the required 50% threshold. My name on the ballot and the wells. This isn't. Collector. You're ready to show. Georgians are friends today. More than three million georgians cast ballots and early voting period a record for a special election can in the polls show boat racing at extremely tight. Being bullied Democrats complaining they will be tied with all the ins and east of the season with the vice president elect Connolly Larry's being tiebreaker president elect Biden campaign here yesterday and president trump and his second trip to just eight just last night. Hospitals coast to coast are. Under strain outbreak in California and surge in Los Angeles is triggering more problems the Grammy Awards issuing a statement that the January ceremony will be postponed until March. And in hard hit LA county Martin Luther King Jr. community hospital declared an internal disaster are turning to wait ambulances for several hours the Kobe nineteen positive that he raped there is a staggering 32%. It's not Sox add to that of the tough task of containing and you variant from the UK also detect it from here in the US. Georgia and now joining the New York Colorado California and Florida on the list of states with known cases and by the time a new variant is attacked and it it's already probably widespread food experts and local officials calling on the federal government to help ramp up distribution and vaccinations live starts in the federal government house system. Alaska Airlines was a first enjoyed an Al American Airlines will ban emotional support animals on his planes the airline industry has had a hard time limiting which animals were allowed so now non will be allows passengers had been claiming their bands were emotional support animals so they can bring them on board for free and take them out of carriers on Boren an operational service dogs will be allowed small carry on and so can be brought on board for a easy and they must remaining in their carriers. School district still three years later has not told us what happens nearly four years after this third grader died by suicide. A federal court is allowing his parents to move forward with the wrongful death lawsuit in the suit parents and eight year old Gabriel today accused the district of covering up bullying and aggressive behavior and Carson elementary school. They point to this disturbing security video showing their son at school knocked unconscious and left there for several minutes. Some students appeared at times and kick camp it took nearly five minutes before help came with the assistant principal showed up. Two days later Gabriel took his own life from his mother says the school never told them about the alleged bullying and saying instead he had. Painting the school district is arguing way don't let this case a horrible as soon all the time and I said great you should be sued if you're covering this. Concerns are growing over the whereabouts of a Chinese billionaire capitalized worth fifty billion dollars hasn't been seen in public since October when he gave a speech criticizing the Chinese Government speech prompted Chinese officials to launch an investigation into his e-commerce company Alibaba and it's believed mom may have been told to lay low because of the scrutiny. Plus Mega Millions and powerball more than 400 million dollars that's only happened twice before the pandemic had an impact on sales people weren't getting out there and buying the tickets for 400 million you'd still be worse. More than Taylor swift's reported net worth nearly 400 million would you have to win both of them to be worth. As much as Tiger Woods.
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