☀ April 30: All aboard for a Biden Amtrak speech, Disneyland reopens, and NFL teams want quarterbacks

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Friday, April 30, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣🚉 Biden to continue infrastructure pitch with Amtrak speech

FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2020, file photo, then-Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden boards his train at Amtrak’s Pittsburgh Train Station in Pittsburgh. President Joe Biden is set to help the nation’s passenger rail system celebrate 50 years of service. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

2️⃣🚨 More than 40 killed in stampede at big Israeli religious festival

Israeli security officials and rescuers stand around the bodies of victims who died during a Lag Ba’Omer celebrations at Mt. Meron in northern Israel, Friday, April 30, 2021. The director of an Israeli ambulance service has confirmed that nearly 40 people died in a stampede at a religious festival in northern Israel. (Ishay Jerusalemite/Behadrei Haredim via AP)

3️⃣🧫 India cases up as scientists appeal to Modi to release data


4️⃣🎈 Disneyland opening highlights California’s COVID-19 turnaround


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Trevor Lawrence first of 5 QB’s taken in NFL draft 1st round

NFL teams were hungry for big-name quarterbacks Thursday, with five going in the first round for just the third time ever.

SENECA, SOUTH CAROLINA – APRIL 29: In this handout photo provided by the National Football League, quarterback Trevor Lawrence poses after being selected with the first overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2021 NFL Draft on April 29, 2021 in Seneca, South Carolina. (Photo by Logan Bowles/NFL via Getty Images)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The White House COVID-19 Task force will give a briefing at 11 a.m. ET.

🔴 President Joe Biden will give a speech marking Amtrak’s 50th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. ET.

🔴 Harvey Weinstein will be in court for an extradition hearing at 2:30 p.m. ET.

🔴 Astronauts will undock from the International Space Station at 5:30 p.m. ET ahead of their planned return to Earth Saturday morning.

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