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ughter. the news starts now. see you tomorrow "the news with shepard smith" starts now the nightmare before christmas coming early this year now the president's looking for a fix. i'm shepard smith. this is "the news" on cnbc store shelves empty. what you order months delayed. how to ease the cargo ship bottlenecks and get your holiday gifts on the move. >> this is a big first step in speeding up the movement of materials and goods through our supply chain. >> but will it be enough americans on strike. thousands threatening to walk off the job. hollywood crews, front line heroes, even john deere factory
workers pressuring companies to pay up. the boston marathon bomber case in front of the supreme court. the arguments for and against the death penalty. plus the clues for how justices may rule captain kirk boldly goes where no 90-year-old has gone before >> the most profound experience i can imagine. >> william shatner on his trip to space and his inspirational message to the world. uber's new idea to fix airport travel. a major boost to social security checks. and the fda's war on salt. live from cnbc the facts. the truth. "the news with shepard smith." good evening the world's supply chain is in chaos. tonight americans are feeling the pain all over the country. holiday gifts, they tell us, may
not arrive in time prices are rising on just about everything and shortages are leaving many store shelves empty. so president biden is making moves to try to bring some desperately needed relief. today he announced two of america's biggest ports, the port of long beach and the port of los angeles will now stay open all day and all night 24/7 for weeks to come. the ports have been dealing with a record-breaking backup of container ships lining up off the coast and waiting to unload their goods. president biden said fedex, ups and walmart are all vowing to ramp up shipping operations around the clock and through the night. >> today we have some good news. we're going to help speed up the delivery of goods all across america. now we need the rest of the private sector chain to step up as well. if the private sector doesn't step up, we're going to call them out and ask them to act. >> the global supply chain crisis is leading to ultra long shipping delays for furniture.
costco had to bring back limits on how much toilet paper and cleaning products shopers can buy and school lunch rooms have been running low on food in awe tau a school district says they expect to run out of peanut better sandwiches within a week that's desperate we have kayla tausche. what's the president doing >> reporter: well, shep, tonight the white house is calling this a 90-day sprint. just underscoring the urgency in solving this log jam, loosening this up before the holidays beginning with a february executive order. the creation of a new task force in june and repeated calls for information from the industry. the appointment in august of a ports envoy leading negotiations to get those goods off of ships and on to door steps
the six companies named in today's announcement say with those overnight hours unlocked they can move anywhere from 10 to 60% more containers fed ex said with a change in hours and rail use they can double their volume. today press secretary jen psaki said the companies are on the hook for the last mile delivery. >> they're not the postal service, ups or fed ex we cannot guarantee. what we can do is use every lever at the federal government level to reduce delays >> reporter: senior administration officials are also calling on trucking companies to make it more lucrative for drivers to work the overnight shifts president biden says long term fix lies in the infrastructure packages stalled in congress shep >> kayla, thank you. president biden says the plan to ramp up operations at a port in california could be a real game changer in the supply
chain crisis wait until you see how bad the backlog has been jane wells is live at the port of long beach. jane >> reporter: shep, here at the port of long beach they've had behind this tanker here one terminal that's already been open 24 hours a day. it's still the only terminal that's open about 24 hours a day. there are a dozen of them but they're privately opened the ports can say, yeah, we're open but the tenants can say, no, we're not. that's one reason if you look out over here you see 50 container ships waiting to get a parking space to be unloaded and even if the entire port, all the terminals opened 24/7, that's a big if, it doesn't solve the problem with not enough truckers, not enough chassis, not enough warehouse space mario cordero says the pressure is on. >> we can no longer discuss chassis or limited gate hours.
going forward we need to implement solutions. >> reporter: we shot this video of a walmart chartered ship to get stuff here faster. as you know, walmart, ups and fed ex say they are ramping up to work after hours but it only depends if the terminal operators will let them in if the terminal operators are not open, it's not going to happen the hope is 3500 extra per week, that's 14,000 a month. they had almost 900,000 import containers to unload in august another 14,000 in a month is only about 2%. so bottom line, if you're shipping, here are some dates you need to keep in mind for fedex ground delivery, the last dayis december 9th. excuse me, usps. ups said check the site for
daily ground rates you have to get those goods first before you ship them. >> that is certainly the problem. jane, thanks. now the other border crisis. for 19 months people from canada and mexico have been banned from crossing the border into the united states. they can't visit family and friends. they can't eat at restaurants or shop in stores for many in border towns and beyond, the impact has been devastating, both financial and emotional. tonight there's some relief in sight. the united states is now preparing to reopen the borders starting early next month. under the new rules visitors from canada and mexico are allowed to enter as long as they show proof of vaccination. essential travelers like truck drivers and health care workers, they'll also need to be fully vaccinated but not until the beginning of january homeland security secretary says the delays will give the workers
time to get a covid shot without disrupting the trade important to note here, the policy will only apply to legal travel, not to undocumented migrants homeland security can turn away all migrants except children who arrive unaccompanied during public health emergencies. no vaccine, no job united airlines ceo said the company is firing more than 200 workers for refusing to comply with their vaccine mandate he says 99.7% of united's workers have been vaccinated 99.7%. the airline employs roughly 67,000 in the united states. that announcement comes just a day after a federal judge in texas temporarilyblocked united's plan to put unvaccinated workers on unpaid leave if they request an exemption to the mandate governor greg abbott signed an executive order earlier this week banning all vaccine requirements two texas based airline appear
ready to defy the texas governor american and southwest say they'll still require their workers to get vaccinated. both airlines ordered u.s. employees to show proof of vaccination by next month. southwest ceo told cnbc today he does not agree with president biden's mandate but he doesn't see any other way to move forward. organized retail crime is surging in san francisco the mayor there calls it lawlessness that's dominating the ski. the drastic action by walgreens. they've had enough. america on strike. a tsunami of workers set to walk off the job pushing industries to the brink can the economy handle the added pressure fast moving fires raging in southern california. a major freeway closed as a presidential landmark faces a serious threat
an update on a news story we've covered in this hour people rushing stores, stealing whatever they can grab and taking off unscathed during the middle of the day. the brazen shoplifting shows no sign of stopping police data shows thefts are up nearly 8% from the same time last year. now one company says enough is enough walgreens announcing it's closing five stores in the city because of this massive rise in thefts a company released this statement saying organized retail crime continues to be a challenge facing retailers across san francisco retail theft across the city has continued to increase in the past few months to five times our chain average compared to areas where we operate stores. here's cnbc's kate rogers.
>> it was the brazen daylight robbery seen around the world after going viral on twitter now walgreens has had enough the company closing that store and four others in san francisco next month with these closures, 22 walgreens will have shuttered in the city over the last five years. as crime has gone up, walgreens says it's made a massive increase in security investments in san francisco up 46 times its chain average compared to where it operates to provide a safe environment for shoppers part of that security increase is due to the chain's participation in 10b program but it's not just walgreens feeling the pain in the bay area organized retail criminals stole handbags from nieman marcus earlier this year, hopping into waiting get away cars and target stores temporarily limited hours this summer due to shoplifting san francisco's mayor had
measures to curb crime >> we can't continue to allow what we see as lawlessness continue to dominate our city and a domino effect of closures, people feeling unsafe. >> reporter: the crime continues to hurt people in the community who rely on the store and the pharmacies. >> all of us in the city should hold ourselves accountable because at the end of the day front line workers lose their jobs and everyday seniors and families that need access to these items lose out. >> reporter: behind me is the walgreens from that viral video. one of the stores that's closing in the city of san francisco the company says it will still operate more than 50 locations throughout the city. some residents are fed up with the crime. there's an ongoing attempt to recall it. the people now have the power and they're using it a wave of workers strikes
sweeping across america. thousands across different industries have already walked out and even more are on the horizon. here are some examples just today we learned 60,000 hollywood workers have set monday as a strike deadline. the union has been bargaining for a new contract deal with producers. 10,000 workers for john deere in iowa, illinois and kansas say they're prepared to walk out as soon as midnight tonight the company's having its most profitable year ever but workers say they're being stiffed at the bargaining table and just yesterday health care workers at kaiser-permanente authorized a strike that's 24,000 workers, pharmacists and midwives citing staffing and safety concerns finally, workers at kellogg on their second week on the picket
line they walked out after their contract expired and they couldn't come to an agreement on a new one. nationwide it differs but there's one constant, workers want more money. elena samuels for "time. the workers realize it's the perfect time to go on strike they've been wanting better deals for years and years and all of a sudden they look in the mirror and the power is theirs. >> that's right. i think you've seen for 20 years or so workers lose a lot of power and the economy is getting better, employment rate is falling and they're saying, you know what, i don't want to put up with this anymore. >> unions are popular with americans now, more popular than they've been since the 1960s statistically. does that give them more bargaining power >> it's a pretty small share of
the work force but you see them with what they don't organize. even though they aren't that big of a deal, they still have power and people are beginning to say, maybe those unions were actually right. >> you wonder how long this can continue it gives us an idea how long someone who's not making enough money can go, all right, i'll keep looking, i'll find more. >> i've talked to a lot of workers who either went on strike and were fired or quit and they often were able to find jobs that paid more. i think one thing we haven't talked about is there's a demographic change going on where a lot of baby boomers are retiring where workers are finding they have more power and employers are struggling to find people they want at the wages they want to play. >> alana semuels from "time," it
will all work out. the lost workers we focus on the winners and losers earlier i spoke with the "mad money" man himself, jim cramer >> humbled to be in your lair. let's talk about the losers first. who's announced pain >> i've got to tell you. let's just start with fed ex a great american company but they have recently described a situation in portland, one of their hubs, 65% of the workers are there. i would have done a different thing, shep. 35% of the workers aren't there. some covid, a lot of them repetitive work. when there's repetitive work, we call it the great resolution they've had time to think. spent time at home they have a little extra cash. we know that from jpmorgan's call they say, you know what, i want
a different life. >> let's talk about the winners. >> williams sonoma they didn't have to worry about bringing back people they decided, you know what, if we go and selectively say, we'll shut this down, that down, we're done, they reopen, we won't bring them back. brilliant. >> anyone who didn't layoff everybody is doing pretty well >> the best of course was costco they were deemed an essential service. it's hard to tell, but i question whether they lost anybody. >> when you look ahead, where do you see relief how will we know relief is coming >> i think we'll know relief is coming when we see things like the company paychecks, small, medium-sized business when they see an actual explosion. you could call green chutes, lots of new businesses starting. you know who's starting them the people that are fed up with
their old businesses the entrepreneurs are making the move right now they're saying, i can do it. we haven't had anything like this in a long time. >> jim cramer, you can to it check out his investors club at cnbc.com. where are the women? the reason millions and millions of women are still missing from the work force and the work being done to bring them back. that's tomorrow night on "the news." new and shocking details on havana syndrome. for the first time three u.s. diplomats describe what it's actually like to experience these mysterious symptoms. one of them is saying to our andrea mitchell, it felt like i was being seized by some invisible hand their sitdown with our colleague is next. and relief from up high, for animals trapped by lava. animals trapped by lava. how drones are being used to
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>> i think he made one pass already so he just missed me so he's circling around. >> it's getting expensive. more than we've paid in the past. >> they don't follow the directions, then you're charged a wait time fee sometimes which can get a little frustrating because it has to be disputed with the company. >> reporter: at new york's laguardia airport the app said my uber was six minutes away but by the time the driver found me it took 15 minutes from the time i booked my car. uber has a new service that tracks your flight so a ride home is ready when you land. you do have to book a more expensive car. >> going home it was about $85 minus the tip. that is a hefty price for some people, but what i appreciated was not having to wait around for an uber. >> reporter: not all travelers are on board. >> your flight got canceled. it's best to wait until you get off your flight, get your
luggage and then get your cab. >> harry campbell says drivers don't expect this service to ease gridlock. >> that driver has to be available a little bit in advance. if they're waiting curbside, that's obviously going to add to congestion. >> reporter: going into the holiday season, campbell says the shortage of drivers remains an issue for ride hailing companies. according to tsa, passenger traffic has more than doubled compared to last year. >> our holiday season has kicked off. we'll be traveling throughout the entire season. >> reporter: with a shortage of workers and flights, travel agents say it's the time to book early. you can get a better deal if you go online and book on sunday versus friday. >> that makes a difference >> 5%. >> thank you. inflation is hitting the essentials and our wallet and that's what's topping cnbc on the money. the inflation rate of the past
12 months now 5.4% like i had to tell you that's the highest rate since january of '91 americans feeling it across the board. cost of gas up 42% last year food prices and clothes prices also up. apple studying ways to make air pods into a health device. meaning your ear buds could be used as hearing aids or as an in ear thermometer. they can help you monitor your posture. that's all from the wall street journal. right now most of apple's health features are about the watch remember all of those alka pope items we first told you about when they went up for auction? well, they sold for $3 million some of the most expensive items, the mobster's favorite colt .45 and a three-page letter
capone wrote to his son when he was in alcatraz brought in 57 grand. on wall street, the dow, boring, down 1 the s&p up 13. the nasdaq up 106. i'm shepard smith on cnbc. it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news the boston marathon bomber sentenced to death now the supreme court weighs on whether gentleman car saar naf should pay the ultimate price or not. >> gabby petito. her parents are heading to wyoming to get her body and get an update on the investigation. mixing and matching covid vaccine booster shots. >> we finally got some answers for the roughly 15 million of us who got a single dose of j&j's vaccine. a lot of us have been wondering do we need a booster if so, which vaccine would give the best boost
well, now a new study by the national institutes of health finds j&j people may be better off with an extra dose of another vaccine, either moderna or pfizer. an fda panel expected to meet tomorrow or friday to decide whether to recommend boosters for all-americans who got both j&j and moderna shots. cnbc's meg tirrell, easy for you to say, covers health and science for us brilliantly meg, what can you tell us about this data? >> reporter: well, shep, this was the first u.s. results that we have seen mixing and matching a booster vaccine. they're from an nih trial of about 450 participants they looked at all different combinations of available vaccines, pfizer, moderna, johnson & johnson. what they found was a booster of any type will help but mixing types might increase antibody results even more. it was more pronounced for those
who got j&j around the study notes every combination has a vaccine efficacy of 90% except a j&j boost to an original j&j shot. what's not clear is what the fda and cdc will do with this. they only looked at antibody responses. another arm of the immune system, t cells are important in its vaccine's protection in meetings this week the fda has only asked advisers whether to recommend boosters for moderna and j&j of the same vaccine type on friday afternoon they'll discuss the mix and match results. next week the cdc's advisers are meeting on boosters as well. it's possible they'll make a recommendation then. separately today, we got to see how the fda is looking at j&j's booster itself they're looking at a boost given
at two months and whether stretching that out to six months might work better the fda said it didn't have enough time with j&j's data to conduct its own independent review but the company's results suggest there may be a benefit to a booster at two months there were some limitations to the available data as well, including how well a booster works with people over age 60 and how well it works over the delta variant. they have had to move quickly. the white house today noting more than 7 million people have now received a pfizer booster shot millions more hoping for guidance in the next week. shep >> hoping for sure meg, thank you the corner confirmed today, gabby petito's body has been released to a local mortuary for cremation. gabby's father is in wyoming to retrieve her remains and bring her ashes home
it showed show died by manual strangulation. the laund rie family's attorney said her death at such a young age is such a tragedy. her boyfriend brian laundrie is only a person of interest. and gabby's mother told an nbc affiliate saying, his words are garbage. mymiya marcano's funeral services set for next week the foundation is to support, educate and provide resources to families of missing persons while advocating for the protection of students and our most vulnerable populations. officials found her body in orlando a week after her family reported her missing
the prime suspect in her case was a maintenance worker whose romantic advances she repeatedly rebufd they say the day she disappeared that maintenance worker used a master key to get into her apartment. officials later say he killed himself his body found three days after mercano's body was last seen. will the boston marathon bomber die for his crime the supreme court will decide. back in 2015 a federal jury convicted this man of the 2013 bombing attack it killed three people, including an 8-year-old child. hundreds of others were hurt the supreme court justices are not considering whether tsarnaev is guilty. he is. what they're deciding is whether he will get the life penalty or
death sentence why is this an open question >> it was one of the worst terror attacks in the united states dzhokar ctsarnaev the only brother who is alive they ordered a new penalty phase trial only looking at whether he should be executed the appeals court accused the judge who oversaw the trial of not doing a good enough job of screening jurors for potential biases tsarnaev is now 28 years old during his trial his legal team did not deny his role in the attack but said it was his older brother who was the mastermind saying he was easily influenced.
the appeals court ruled judge o'toole abused his discretion. the defense could have more forcefully rebutted the government's claim that the brothers had a partnership of equals this summer merrick garland suspended federal executions to allow them to review the policies and procedures. with this case they're defending the death sentence martin richard was the youngest killed in the attack he was 8 his parents wrote an essay in 2015 asking for the death penalty to be dropped. we know that the government has its reasons for psyching the death penalty, but the continued pursuit of that punishment could prolong living the worst day of our life for months. >> it has been 8 and a half years since the bombs went off and this story continues he's being held in a super max prison called the alcatraz of
the rockies. >> perry russ some live in boston what does it feel like, havana syndrome? american diplomats stricken with a mysterious condition are now speaking out to andrea mitchell. >> what i have is an exposure. what did the neurologists tell you about the changes in your brain? >> he said, well, it's like you aged, you know, 20, 25 years all at once. >> how is your health today? >> it's not easy to talk about our health because it's an invisible injury it's 4 1/2 years of excruciating headaches. it's 4 1/2 years of stumbling, losing my balance. people don't understand what this kind of brain damage can do to you. >> havana syndrome while kate's husband doug has
recovered and is based at the u.s. embassy in paris, her diplomatic service is over a man on a murder mission with a bow and arrow authorities in norway say a man armed with a bow and arrow killed five people and wounded at least two others today. his rampage in the town of combsburg 50 miles southwest of o oslo he walked around the city shooting people with arrows apparently at random he's been arrested they're not looking for more suspects and it's too soon to say what his motive might have been. people could see helicopters landing near where the attacks happened they're carrying bow and arrows as a precaution. there are thousands of historic markers honoring big moments in our history
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roadside assistance. it's a valuable service but a deadly business. the bureau of labor statistics reports accidents are the leading cause of death for tow truck drivers, and according to the cdc, at least 43 truck drivers die for 100,000 workers. for all other private industries combined that number is only about 3. every state of the nation has a move over law in effect, all of
them that means drivers are required to slow down and change lanes when they approach an emergency vehicle stopped on the side. according to a recent survey, nearly 1, 4 of them say they didn't know nor failure to move over is somewhat dangerous none of the crashes you're about to see is fatal but the images are disturbing. >> caught on camera. again and again. >> holy -- >> drivers who refuse to slow down and move over >> a trailer that was oncoming hit the door of my throw tuck and that took bobby airborne. >> tragedy hit linda's family hard hers is a tow family she was one of the first women licensed for a tow truck in new
mexico her children riding alongside as she responded on interstate 40 her son bobby joined the family business and took his own kids. >> when it took bobby airborne, bobby's head hit the mirror of the 18-wheeler that was coming towards them and then the truck ran over him a tow truck operator is killed responding to a roadside emergency on average every other week then there are the police officers, medics, motorists. since 2016, 1600 people have been struck and killed outside a disabled vehicle. >> the reality is when motorists are traveling down the side of the road at 70 miles an hour and do not slow down and provide space for the workers to do their jobs, they run the risk of clipping them right off the side of the road, which is exactly what happened. >> linda channelled her fury and
grief into the action fighting to get a move over law passed in new mexico it's called bobby's law. >> it changes lives forever and he was my only son >> reporter: linda told me she blames distracted driving. look, these devices, for preventible defts. apps like wayz can warn you disabled vehicles are ahead on the shoulder that could help prevent tragedies like the death of her son as long as drivers pay attention and obey the law and move over. >> move over, contessa, thank you. historic markers 2,000 of them are spread trueout the state of pennsylvania, like this one for dr. martin luther king jr.'s freedom now rally back in 1965 or this one for the first organized gay rights in all of the country now as hispanic heritage month
comes to a close, here's one. >> reporter: city halls are often the sight of unveilings and flag raisings. on this day in philadelphia both were held to honor gloria casarez. >> this marker will live beyond all of us. this marker will teach future generations about the work that we did, about the work that gloria did. >> she always saw the underdog and she was always there to fight for the underdog. >> her cousin said that drive led casarez to a path of equity. she pushed for reforms that created some of the broadest protections for the lgbtg community. >> it was the first time that a
municipal city building had the rainbow flag raised and flying against the others and she found that -- she thought that was so important. >> her passion for activism grew from the time at the gala. >> she was someone who actually understood that the job of some of us is to fulment, agitate, create places for social change. >> she was very dedicated to the issues that she felt were important to her you know, not only the rights of lgbtq people but the rights of latin x people. >> the historic marker unveiled last week wasn't the first public tribute to her. this mural in philly's gaybgayborho
gayb gayborhoozd told her story five years later the building was sold and the mural was whitewashed. >> when it got torn down it was devastating. extremely devastating. but now this more permanent fixture ensures her legacy lives on. >> i think gloria is a civil rights activist. she doesn't fight for one thing, she fights for everybody. >> this historical marker was approved in 2020 but the dedication was delayed until this year because of the pandemic it was unveiled in hispanic heritage month. >> tens of millions of americans who receive social security benefits, you're about to get bigger checks next year. the administration announced just yesterday about 70 million of you will see your checks go up by almost 6%. that's the highest increase in
decades. officials say the larger checks will start arriving in january for most recipients. the reason rising inflation the cost of living increase will be 5.9% next year. typically it's between 1 to 2% in recent years. hold the salt. new guidance from the fda aims to significantly slash the amount of sodium that americans buy in grocery stores and eat in restaurants. right now the average person consumes about 3400 milligrams of sodium every day. a little more than a teaspoon. way more than what the current dietary guidelines recommend the fda's new guidance hopes to bring that down to 3,000 milligrams per day within the next 2 1/2 years that would cut about 60 teaspoons of salt per person every year still above the recommended level but experts say a very good first step. this sweeping recommendation is
set to cover a variety of food from fast foot meals to processed foods at the grocery store to baby food it's a recommendation not a mandate to food suppliers. the acting fda commissioner says the new guidance will reduce cases of heart disease according to the cdc, it's the leading cause of death killing one person every 36 seconds. wind farms a way to produce clean electricity. today the biden administration unveiled a new plan to build more of them, a lot more, like around the entire coast line of the country more around beam me up, bezos captain kirk heads to space aboard a blue origin rocket. everything he had to s wn fad ck
captain kirk went to space today. william shatner and the blue origin crew blasted off from a west texas launch site just before 11:00 this morning. their rocket soared nearly 67 miles above earth during a trip that lasted 11 minutes and made shatner the oldest person ever to visit space but it struck a chord with generations of people that show and the many spinoffs and movies since are at their core a promise of the future the never ending quest for adventure. before blastoff shatner admitted he was terrified after he was effusive about the experience he walked out of that capsule and started talking to jeff
bezos. it was really moving we wanted you to hear. >> what you have given me is the most profound experience i could ever ask i'm so filled with emotion about what just happened i just -- it's extraordinary extraordinary. >> no description. i hope i never recover from this i hope that i can maintain what i feel now i don't want to lose it. it's so -- so much larger than me and life. it hasn't got anything to do with little green men, the blue orb. it has to do with the enormity at the quickness and the suddenness of life and death
oh, my god my god. it was so moving to me this experience is so unbelievable you see, yeah, you know, weightlessness, my stomach went up this is so weird but not as weird as covering the blue this is what i never experienced. oh, it's one thing to say oh, the sky and the thing and the fragile -- telling the truth but what isn't true, what is unknown, i'll tell you here, is this pillow. there's a soft blue. the beauty of that color and it's so thin and you're through it in an instant. >> shepherd giving them a beautiful flight through space. >> suddenly you're through blue, into black, it's mysterious, galaxies and things but what you
see is black what you see down there is light and that's a difference. i am -- i am overwhelmed man this thing hits. that wasn't anything like the simulator. >> the g forces. >> the g forces. what's going to happen to me am i going to be able to survive the g forces am i going to survive it good lord. just getting up the bloody -- ah oh, my god what a journey. >> and capsule touchdown welcome back, the newest astronauts. >> ah, captain kirk. he took some "star trek" triquarters up to space with him made by a 90-year-old trek can
i, jeff bezos. imagine the interior secretary deb haaland said they will start identifying federal waters to eventually leased wind power developers the goal is for 2025 the plan to reduce america's dependence on fossil fuels president biden's pledge to cut emissions in half from 2005 levels by the year 2030. the popular korean drama "squid game" causing confusion in great britain these sim tolls are on business cards. they're also on road signs in the u.k. like this one here about an hour west of london according to the british highway code it shows where there's an emergency detour police in long done say the exit will not lead you to the popular netflix series according to the streaming service, "squid game" is the biggest debut ever on the platform bringing in 111 million
viewers in the first month. 50 seconds on a race to the finish president biden announcing a plan to keep the ports of los angeles and long beach open 24/7 the move comes as the u.s. deals with the global supply chain crisis ahead of the holidays. people in canada and mexico could reunite with their families and friends in the u.s. but they'll have to be vaccinated the white house is reopening the borders to nonessential travelers. people who got the johnson & johnson vaccine could benefit poor more from a moderna or pfizer vaccine than a j&j. those shots provide a better -- >> shatner, that guy should talk >> shatner, that guy should talk niedyoeverything when it's ♪ and i'm gonna keep on lovin' you, ♪ ♪ 'cause it's the only thing i wanna do. ♪ turns out everyone does sound better in the shower. and it turns out the general
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