October 29 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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Democrats have dreamed of Texas going blue. An election forecaster just called the race a "toss up"

Early votes in the conservative stronghold of Texas have surpassed 90% of the state's total turnout in 2016
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Melania Trump: the reluctant first lady

Melania Trump has been at the receiving end of criticism about everything from her words to her clothes. At times, she has seemed less than enthralled with life in the White House.
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Lil Jon has the best response when asked to support Donald Trump's re-election campaign

Just because Lil Pump and Lil Wayne decide to suck up to Trump, don't mean Lil Jon is an idiot. The rapper let folks know exactly where he stands, in a tweet replying to a suggestion that Lil Jon join the ranks of the lesser Nyquil-swilling rappers. — Read the rest
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Officer sues Breonna Taylor's boyfriend over emotional distress

"Walker's conduct in shooting Mattingly is outrageous, intolerable, and offends all accepted standards of decency and morality," the lawsuit notes.
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Idaho Lt. Governor drives around with a gun and a Bible protesting COVID-19 restrictions, in video questioning if virus is even real

Idaho's Republican Lieutenant Governor drives around with a gun and a Bible protesting coronavirus restrictions in this weird new pandemic truther video. Read more at the Idaho Statesman: Idaho Republicans, including Lt. Gov. McGeachin, decry pandemic measures in new video. — Read the rest
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Jack-o-Lantern cats in Japan wish you a Happy Halloween

This Japanese Cat and friends are having a fun time with their Halloween pumpkins. [Video source]
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Facebook admits it 'improperly' blocked some political ads due to 'technical issues' as Joe Biden's campaign slams it for being 'wholly unprepared'

Facebook said no ads were blocked "because of any partisan consideration," as Biden's camp accused the company of offering "no clarity" on the issue.
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America, if you care about climate, vote like it

John D. Sutter answers readers who asked whether a vote for Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris could make a real difference in the fight to stem the climate crisis. Sutter says the answer is a clear yes; for Americans, the 2020 presidential vote is a choice between the potential of doing something substantive on climate and a track record of doing more-than-nothing.
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Covid-19: Record traffic around Paris as second French lockdown begins

Jams stretched more than 430 miles (700km) in total just hours before new measures came into force.
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France attack: Attacker arrived in Europe from Tunisia days ago

Three people were stabbed to death in Nice in what France says was an "Islamist terrorist attack".
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Philadelphia City Council passes bill banning use of tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper spray during protests

The bill, which passed 14-3 Thursday, came in response to violence between protesters and police after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis.
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Minnesota Mayhem: Federal Court Changes Mail-In Ballot Rules Last-Minute!

“Better to put those voters on notice now while they still have at least some time to adjust," the panel wrote.
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Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves in some stores in response to Philadelphia protests

Walmart is removing firearms and ammunition off the sales floor in some of its US stores in response to protests in Philadelphia following the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
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Kanye West gifts Kim Kardashian West a hologram of her late father

Kanye West gave his wife, Kim Kardashian West, a hologram of her late father for her 40th birthday.
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Australia’s state by state coronavirus lockdown rules and restrictions explained

What are the restrictions within Victoria and the border closures with NSW and Queensland? How far can I travel, and how many people can I have over at my house? Untangle Australia’s Covid-19 laws and guidelines with our guideAustralian stats interactive; NSW cases map; Vic cases mapVic hotspots list; NSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listMelbourne’s restrictions; regional Victoria’s rulesSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailAustralian states and territories are currently under differ...
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Trump v Biden: A tale of two rallies

Donald Trump and Joe Biden slug it out in Florida, with very different campaign styles.
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Georgia Sen. Perdue won't attend final debate, after opponent Jon Ossoff called him a 'crook'

Instead of participating in a final debate with his Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff, Georgia Sen. David Perdue (R) will spend his Sunday at a rally with President Trump.Perdue announced his change of plans on Thursday. In response, Ossoff tweeted, "At last night's debate, millions saw that Perdue had no answers when I called him out on his record of blatant corruption, widespread disease, and economic devastation. Shame on you, senator."Their Wednesday night debate in Savannah was heated, w...
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Ed Orgeron volunteers for salary reduction as LSU grapples with monetary impact of COVID-19

The LSU athletic department laid off some employees and announced voluntary salary reductions and bonus cuts for coaches.         [Author: Lafayette Daily Advertiser]
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US smashes single-day record for new coronavirus cases, with spikes in every swing state

A health worker walks near a COVID-19 testing site at St. John's Well Child and Family Center, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, July 24, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images A record 88,452 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the United States on Thursday, according to The Covid Tracking Project. For the second day in a row, over 1,000 people also died from the coronavirus. The increase in new cases has been accompanied by a spike in hospitalizati...
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Don Jr. lies that U.S. coronavirus death numbers are down to "almost nothing." FACT: 228,636 deaths and counting

In this clip, the president's son Donald Trump Jr. claims coronavirus death numbers in the United States are down to "almost nothing." But 228,636 coronavirus deaths and counting in America isn't "almost nothing." More than one thousand people in the nation died TODAY of coronavirus. — Read the rest
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Twitter finally cracks down on Kremlin-controlled RT

Twitter labeled a video from the Russian-state controlled broadcaster RT as election misinformation on Thursday. Today for the first time, reports CNN, Twitter took action against the Kremlin-controlled network RT for spreading misinformation about the 2020 U.S. election. RT had posted a 4-minute segment amplifying Trump's false claims of widespread fraud and election rigging. — Read the rest
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Apple to launch its Apple One subscription bundle on Friday

Apple’s recently announced subscription bundle, Apple One, will launch on Friday, October 30, enabling monthly savings of up to $25.
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'Battle for Labour's soul': what the papers say about Jeremy Corbyn's suspension

Reports predict Keir Starmer will face a ‘civil war’ after moving against his leftwing predecessor, while others focus on ‘day of shame’ Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer’s suspension of his predecessor, Jeremy Corbyn, in response to the long-awaited report on an investigation into antisemitism in the party dominates the front pages today.The Guardian’s front page reports that Labour has been “plunged into crisis” after Corbyn was suspended for saying antisemitism within the party was “dramatically...
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Fiji resort offers the ultimate in social distancing

Take a private plane to a private island on Fiji for a travel bubble vacation.
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Whether it's Trump or Biden, the rise of China's military is a problem to be faced

• Trump admin. pressures allies to crack down on China over nuclear program • Analysis: What will China look like in 15 years? Beijing has a plan
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Federal court rules mailed ballots must be received by Election Day in Minnesota

• Biden campaign blames Facebook for $500,000 in lost fundraising • Many counties that hosted Trump rallies had a significant increase in Covid-19 cases • Melania Trump misleads on Trump's health care record in joint campaign stop
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Daily coronavirus cases reached a new high on Thursday with more than 87,100 cases

There have been 87,164 Covid-19 cases reported in the United States as of Thursday night, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, by far the most new cases in a single day since the pandemic began.
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Opinion: Get ready for a flood of Trump pardons

Not long after the presidential election, an entirely predictable event could end up dominating the news and lighting up social media. Win or lose, President Donald Trump may well seek to pardon members of his family, officials in his administration, and possibly himself -- even, as Gerald Ford did for Richard Nixon, before any of them are convicted of anything. For what seems like the umpteenth time in recent memory, clemency will very briefly become the subject of the nation's intense focus. ...
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Al Gore on what makes this election different from 2000

CNN's Chris Cuomo speaks with former Democratic presidential nominee, Al Gore, about the similarities and differences between the 2020 presidential election, and the election Gore lost back in 2000.
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