The Rundown: Top headlines today: March 4, 2021

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This is beginning debate on president findings one point nine trillion dollar Kobe in nineteen relief package no matter how long it takes poorly targeted spending humor and Democrats say offers Americans direct payments and more released in this pandemic and funding for vaccinations. On the snow BA's fifty big names are shifting from the senate being equally divided. The vice president votes in the affirmative the motion to proceed in this agreed to. Vice president Harris casting a tie breaking vote today just for the senate to begin debating this bill just now being read in its entirety hundreds of patients from the pages that's because of stalling tactic by one Republican senator. Before reading we'll take up to ten hours were told an electric take days for an actual vote on this. New Zealand a day of back to back earthquakes rattling the northeastern coast prompting officials to issue another tsunami warning for coastal area as. Eight point one magnitude that's the largest since 2019 Hawaii had been on alert tsunami watch movement in just a short time ago. Residents east of the countries or violence and to higher ground as a model costs and falling the first quake. It's been decades since a major quake hit the city of crisis or just killing 185. Reasonable. This is how many signatures in Mississippi are getting their waters of the city now on its. Third week under a boil water alert is just look at what was coming out of the legs. That's what. Of course I've seen all wondering. Crews working around the clock to repair 100 reported water main breaks from the under the historic winter storm slammed the state last month. We need repairs to our infrastructure repairs to our aging. I can send and roads. I long overdue. The city's water treatment plant forced to shut down yesterday the water pressure too low to reach every home. A Long Island doctor is facing murder charges in several over Rio -- overdoses from his storefront that's still had a RadioShack Sodom prosecutors said doctor George saudis ignored repeated warnings and prescribed massive quantities of automobile accident killed five patients and an endangered the lives of six others. In one case but he allegedly prescribed them tick down from nine times. The daily maximum recommended dosage of holy sites. Nine times. Flooding is the first doctor charged in a statement depraved indifference murder for prescription musicians prosecutors said he meet panics and hotel parking moderate coffee shop and write prescriptions in exchange for cash. Why am an imperfect man. I made a mistake today embattled bachelor host Chris Harris in sitting down exclusively with a Good Morning America I'm apologetic. Jerry begins again he stepped aside from the show after backlash for defending contestant Rachel curtain Connell and her past social media glow show our liking a photo of the confederate flag and attending an old south plantation themed party into funny eighteen. Harrison talked about it would Rachel Lindsey the show's first black bachelorette on extra isn't looking into here is not a good looking 20/20 one. Yeah. Learn from and I believe that mistake doesn't reflect who I am. For more. What I stand for I'm not a global police that I am saddened and then shocked at how insensitive I was in that interview with Rachel Lindsey. And I didn't speak from my heart more and that is to say I stand against all forms. Of racism and I am deeply sorry. I'm sorry Rachel Lindsey. And I'm sorry to the black community. Harrison says he's been working closely with a quote Greece educator and strategist along with these leaders and scholars he says he dons planned to return.

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