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October 23 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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High winds, dry air, low humidity combine to create 'dangerous fire weather event' for California through Tuesday

Dangerous winds are expected to blow through parts of California, setting up extreme fire conditions in the Golden State.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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New Hampshire paper backs Biden in its 1st Democratic endorsement in a century

For the first time in 100 years, the New Hampshire Union Leader has endorsed a Democrat for president.In a editorial published Sunday, the conservative-leaning paper's editorial board said it has "significant" policy disagreements with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, and while he "may not be the president we want," in 2020 he is "the president we desperately need. He will be a president to bring people together and right the ship of state."Biden is a "caring, compassionate, and pr...
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Montgomery Co. plane crash killed experienced pilot

In a plane crash that rocked a neighborhood, two people were killed. One of them was an experienced pilot, according to a close friend.
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Atlanta rapper Silento charged with driving 143 mph on I-85

Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Friday and accused of driving 143 mph (230 kph) on Interstate 85, authorities said. Silento, or Richard “Ricky” Lamar Hawk, was charged with reckless driving, speeding, failure to maintain lane and improper stopping, news outlets reported. A DeKalb police report said Hawk was pulled over around 3 a.m. after an officer witnessed Hawk's white BMW swerving around slower cars.
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Opinion: SCOTUS power grab threatens Native health care duringpandemic

As millions of Americans cast their ballots in the most important presidential election in recent history, and as Native communities grapple with the disproportionate toll of a once-in-a-century pandemic, Senate Republicans are focused on one thing: installing a right-wing judge on our nation's highest court.
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Australia seeks Qatar response over 'grossly disturbing' exams of women

Women were invasively examined at a Qatar airport after a baby was found in a toilet, witnesses say.
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‘Hijacking’ ends after UK forces storm tanker

Seven stowaways, believed to be Nigerians seeking asylum, were handed over to Hampshire Police.
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Tanker stowaways: ‘Hijacking’ ends after special forces storm ship

Seven stowaways, believed to be Nigerians seeking asylum, were handed over to Hampshire Police.
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Trump team just announced its surrender to the pandemic

The Trump administration has announced its unconditional surrender to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will be remembered as the greatest presidential failure in American history, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
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Victoria records no coronavirus cases and NSW one as federal parliament returns – question time live

Melbourne lockdown extended as authorities monitor outbreak in city’s north, while Treasury chief faces questions at Senate estimates. Follow all the latest updatesFollow our global live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Vic hotspots listSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 3.18am GMT Michelle Rowland to Paul Fletcher:My question is to the Minister for Communications: How many of the eight non-execut...
Tags: Australia, Senate, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Treasury, Victorian politics, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Liberal, Daniel Andrews


Putin rejects Trump's criticism of Biden family business, saying he sees nothing 'criminal' with Hunter Biden in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia. The remarks signaled a disagreement with one of President Donald Trump's attack lines in the US presidential election. Trump has made accusations that Biden and his son Hunter engaged in unethical practices in Ukraine. No evidence has been verified to support the allegations, and Joe Biden...
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Thai Parliament holds special session as protests continue

Thailand’s Parliament began a special session Monday that was called to address political tensions amid near daily pro-democracy protests demanding the prime minister's resignation, constitutional changes and reforms to the monarchy. The scrutiny and public criticism of the monarchy that has been displayed by some of the protesters is unprecedented in a country where the royal institution has been considered sacrosanct. It has also led royalists to stage their own counter rallies and to denoun...
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Supreme Court power grab threatens Native health care during the pandemic

Senators Tom Udall and Elizabeth Warren write that Native Americans across the US are grappling with the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. The devastating effects of the virus are only compounded by the fact that Native communities have long been underserved by health care systems.
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Mexico reported 193,170 "excess deaths" through Sept 26

Mexican health authorities acknowledged Sunday that the country's true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is far higher than thought, saying there were 193,170 “excess” deaths in the year up to Sept. 26, with 139,153 of those judged to be attributable to COVID-19. Mexico has an extremely low testing rate, and officials had previously acknowledged that many people didn’t get tested or their tests were mishandled. Authorities had earlier presented the estimated COVID-19 death toll of 103,8...
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Recap: Eleanor Roosevelt, the FLOTUS rebel

"I'm afraid I did some things which were not usual for the lady in the White House," Eleanor Roosevelt says near the beginning of this episode, which chronicles her life as the country's first activist first lady.
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China: new coronavirus outbreak detected in Xinjiang city of Kashgar

Authorities test 2.84 million people after 137 asymptomatic cases found - the first local infections in China since 14 OctoberCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChina has detected 137 new asymptomatic coronavirus cases in Kashgar in the north-western region of Xinjiang after one person was found to have the virus the previous day – the first new local cases for 10 days in mainland China.All the cases detected on Sunday were linked to a garment factory where the parents o...
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Dolphins 'excited' Tua Tagovailoa can succeed quickly as an NFL quarterback

The Miami Dolphins begin preparation on Monday for their upcoming home game against the Los Angeles Rams. Welcome to your first game week, Tua Tagovailoa. The Dolphins' new starting quarterback ... Click to Continue »
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Federal authorities investigating possible ballot box arson in Boston

Federal authorities are investigating the possible arson of a ballot box in Boston after the Massachusetts Secretary of State's office notified them of the incident, officials said.
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Jubilation as Chile votes to rewrite constitution

An overwhelming majority vote to tear up the dictatorship-era constitution and create a new one.
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Trump makes at least 16 false or misleading claims to '60 Minutes'

• Conservative paper backs Biden -- its first Democratic endorsement in 100 years • Analysis: Trump denies Covid surge even as virus spreads among Pence advisers
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Get the calming and pain-relieving benefits of CBD with these gummies

With the CBD market emerging into a health and wellness juggernaut over the past few years, it's easy to think you can just grab a bag of gummies off a store shelf and you're good to go. However, how do you know what's in that CBD product you're buying? — Read the rest
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Belarus police fire stun grenades at peaceful protesters – video

Belarusian police have used stun grenades against protesters as tens of thousands of people headed towards Independence Palace in the capital, Minsk, demanding that President Alexander Lukashenko resign. They were marching to give what they called a 'people’s ultimatum' to Lukashenko: step down, or face a nationwide strike that could cripple the economy. Protesters were met with a violent crackdown from riot police as explosions and white smoke filled residential areas. It is the 11th straight w...
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Putin rejects Donald Trump's criticism of Biden family business, saying he sees nothing 'criminal' with Hunter Biden in Ukraine

Putin was responding to comments made by Trump during televised debates with Democratic challenger Joe Biden. Alexei Druzhinin/TASS via Getty Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that he saw nothing criminal in Hunter Biden's past business ties with Ukraine or Russia. The remarks signaled a disagreement with one of President Donald Trump's attack lines in the US presidential election. Trump has made accusations that Biden and his son Hunter engaged in unethical practices in Ukra...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Moscow, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Hunter, Bidens, Andrew Osborn


China Box Office: ‘Sacrifice’ Sweeps to $53 Million Opening Weekend

Meeting only minimal resistance, Chinese-made war film “Sacrifice” invaded the box office and secured a quick victory against already battle-weary opponents. The film released on Friday and in three days earned $53.0 million according to data from consultancy firm Artisan Gateway. It occupied the majority of available theatrical territory and clocked up a per screen […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Box Office, China Box Office, Sacrifice, Over the Moon


South Korea pharma Celltrion's COVID test gets U.S. emergency use authorisation

South Korea's Celltrion Inc said on Monday it has received emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for its rapid COVID-19 testing kit Sampinute, which boosted shares of the company and its affiliates. Celltrion said Sampinute delivers coronavirus test results within 10 minutes, with a sensitivity of around 94%. The authorisation came three months after requesting approval in late July and the product has already been launched in the United States in A...
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'First Ladies' recap: Eleanor Roosevelt, the FLOTUS rebel

Eleanor Roosevelt described herself as "rebellious" when she was in the White House but that's a massive understatement. Join us for a "First Ladies" viewing party as we break down seven of our favorite moments and key takeaways from this episode.
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Fact check: Trump makes at least 16 false or misleading claims to '60 Minutes'

President Donald Trump continued his dishonesty blitz in an interview with Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes."
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Body of Chicago man found with multiple bullet wounds in IN

Police are investigating a dead body with multiple gunshot wounds that was found on the ground.
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