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SHOTLIST: RESTRICTION SUMMARY: US NETWORK POOL1. Various of President Biden signing and speaking about billASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Miami - 10 June 20222. STILL of job applicants filling out formsASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Schaumburg, Illinois - 1 April 20223. STILL of hiring sign outside Starbucks coffee shopASSOCIATED PRESSARCHIVE: Highland Park, Illinois - 14 Juy 20224. STILL of a hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant FORD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY - MANDATORY CREDITAnn Arbor, Michigan - 2 December 20225. Various of FBI Director Chris Wray speaking to students about TikTokSANTA CATARINA MILITARY FIREFIGHTERS - MANDATORY CREDITSanta Amaro do Imperatriz, Brazil - 1 December 20226. Various of military firefighters carrying out rescuesSTORYLINE: THIS IS AP NEWSMINUTE.(BIDEN RAIL BILL)PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN HAS SIGNED LEGISLATION TO AVERT A FREIGHT RAIL STRIKE THE PRESIDENT SAYS COULD HAVE PLUNGED THE U.S. INTO A CATASTROPHIC RECESSION.THE MEASURE GAINED BIPARTISAN SUPPORT IN BOTH HOUSES OF CONGRESS THIS WEEK, BUT DIDN'T INCLUDE PAID SICK LEAVE PROVISIONS MANY WORKERS IN THE INDUSTRY WANTED.--------------------------(NOVEMBER JOBS REPORT)AMERICA'S LABOR MARKET CONTINUES TO DEFY THE SKEPTICS AS THE ECONOMY ADDED 263,000 JOBS IN NOVEMBER -- DESPITE HIGH INFLATION AND A SLOW GROWING ECONOMY.UNEMPLOYMENT STAYED AT 3.7 PERCENT.-----------------------------(FBI TIKTOK)FBI DIRECTOR CHRIS WRAY IS AGAIN RAISING NATIONAL SECURITY CONCERNS ABOUT TIKTOK, SAYING THE POPULAR VIDEO-SHARING APP IS IN THE HANDS OF A CHINESE GOVERNMENT "THAT DOESN'T SHARE OUR VALUES."A TOP CONCERN -- WRAY SAYS BEIJING CAN USE THE APP TO COLLECT DATA ON USERS THAT'S HELPFUL FOR TRADITIONAL ESPIONAGE------------------------------(BRAZIL FLOODS)FIRST RESPONDERS HAVE RESCUED STRANDED RESIDENTS FROM ROOFTOPS IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL -- WHICH HAS SEEN DAYS OF HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING.AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE HAVE DIED -- HUNDREDS HAVE LEFT THEIR HOMES -- AND THE GOVERNOR IN THIS PART OF BRAZIL HAS DECLARED A STATE OF EMERGENCY.NED BARKER, ASSOCIATED PRESS WITH AP NEWSMINUTE.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory.
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