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Fauci recommends 'universal wearing of masks' as schools reopen

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 05:01
In an interview on ABC News' "World News Tonight with David Muir," Dr. Anthony Fauci said that he feels that universal wearing of masks in addition to other public health measures are "very important" in preventing the spread of Covid-19 as schools reopen.
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College football players and coaches push to save season

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:46
As discussions about postponing the 2020 college football season continue, players and coaches are trying to save the season.
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Analysis: Journalists 'are bearing the brunt of the global surge in repression'

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:35
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Police officer fires gun and wounds man after accidentally being hit by deputy's Taser

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:59
Snippets of newly released body camera video show the moment a Nevada police officer unintentionally shot a man after that officer was hit with a Taser discharged by a sheriff's deputy, the Reno Police Department said.
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Apple boss Tim Cook joins the billionaires club

BBC - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 03:57
The company's share price has soared, helping to boost the personal wealth of its chief executive.
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Fact check: Interrupted by shooting, Trump continues to spin false narrative around mail-in voting and coronavirus

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:51
President Donald Trump turned his Monday news conference into a dishonesty spree, blitzing reporters with rapid-fire false claims on a variety of his favorite topics -- the coronavirus pandemic, mail-in voting, China, Democrats generally and President Barack Obama in particular. 
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He thought Covid-19 was like the flu. Then this happened

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:42
21-year-old Spencer Rollyson had a mild case of Covid-19 but ended up in the intensive care unit with organ failure. He tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he initially thought coronavirus was like the flu.
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He came out at 90. Then, he searched for his lost love

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:40
While writing his memoir, 90-year-old Kenneth Felts came out to his daughter as gay. He tells CNN's Anderson Cooper about Phillip, the man he loved, and his search to find him.
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Universities told to keep places open for A-level appeals

BBC - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:32
With uncertainty over replacement grades, universities are told to wait for the outcome of appeals.
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The 7-year-old Georgia boy with Covid-19 who died drowned in a bathtub after a seizure, coroner says

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:31
New information has been released on the 7-year-old Georgia boy with Covid-19 who died.
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Mount Rushmore is too small for Trump

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:29
Last month at Mount Rushmore, the President posed for a photo at an angle that aligned his head with the 60-foot-tall heads gazing out from the mountain. For a moment, Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and Donald Trump formed a quintet in the warm evening light.
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Citing coronavirus, the Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizens and lawful permanent residents

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:26
The Trump administration is considering ways to restrict entry on the US-Mexico border that could include US citizens and lawful permanent residents over coronavirus concerns, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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Analysis: When the mail is politicized, everything is politicized

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:04
On Sunday night, President Donald Trump tweeted out a picture of himself standing in front of Mount Rushmore -- an image that made him look as though he was the fifth presidential bust on the iconic monument.
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Covid-19 misinformation is spreading in 25 different languages, leading to deaths and injuries, study finds

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 02:01
Covid-19 rumors, stigma and conspiracy theories have been circulating in 25 different languages across at least 87 countries -- including the United States -- and this spread of misinformation has led to deaths and injuries, according to a new study.
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Harry Dunn death: Call for suspect Anne Sacoolas to 'face virtual trial'

BBC - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:58
Andrea Leadsom MP has asked the home secretary to consider the idea as a "way to achieve closure".
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This grandfather came out to his daughter at 90 years old

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:45
While writing his memoir, 90-year-old Kenneth Felts, came out as gay to his daughter. Felts shares his story of long lost love with Anderson Cooper. Anderson Cooper Full Circle airs Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6 pm E.T.
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World hits grim milestone of 20 million reported coronavirus cases

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:44
The world has reached the grim milestone of 20 million confirmed coronavirus cases and is edging closer to 750,000 deaths globally, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University.
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Belarus: Five things you may not know about the country

BBC - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:34
The country's election has put Belarus back into the headlines but what do you know about the country?
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The 'law and order' Democrat that Biden should pick for VP

CNN - Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:34
In a matter of days, Joe Biden is expected to announce his vice presidential pick. So far, he has only given a few clues -- she will be a highly qualified woman, and at least four Black women are under consideration.
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