Fans barred from Tokyo Olympics amid Japan’s state of emergency

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    NBC News’ Tom Llamas joins “The News with Shepard Smith” to report on the latest decision from the Tokyo Olympics to ban fans from sporting events amid a state of emergency because of Covid-19.

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