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Wildfires are making us rethink how to build

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:59
"We will rebuild." That's the vow that Americans have come to expect from victims of disaster. It's what the homeowners of Talent, Oregon, promised to do after last month's catastrophic wildfires torched their houses. It's what the town leaders of Paradise, California, vowed after the Camp Fire in 2018 killed at least 85 people and destroyed about 90% of the town's structures.
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Doctor: Trump's Walter Reed parade like 'spitting on my father's grave'

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:57
Dr. Chris Pernell, a physician at New York City Hospital who lost her father to the coronavirus, tells CNN's Brianna Keilar what she thought about President Trump briefly leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Sunday amid his battle with coronavirus.
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Fighting false mail-in ballot claims, states seek outside help

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:52
Concerned about being on the losing end of an information war, state election officials are seeking outside help with messaging and rapid-response efforts in hopes they won't be caught flatfooted by dubious claims of voter fraud.
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Trump's Covid-19 diagnosis is yet another market-moving wild card

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:46
President Donald Trump's battle with Covid-19, the most serious health threat facing a sitting US president in decades, is yet another market-moving wild card on Wall Street.
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Marc Maron is inviting us to grieve with him from his front porch

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:43
Marc Maron has always been a candid conversationalist. But since the death of his partner in May, the late director Lynn Shelton, the comedian and podcaster has become even more personal.
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On time delivery of first-class mail, which contains ballots, plummets

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:42
As states begin to mail ballots to voters, on-time delivery of first-class mail is plummeting across the US, according to new Postal Service documents submitted to a federal court.
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No James Bond - so which films are still being released at cinemas?

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:28
There's No Time To Die this year now, but there is still time to catch these other 2020 titles.
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CDC again updates guidance to say Covid-19 can spread by airborne transmission

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:17
Track Covid-19 in US | Top questions, answered
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Kvitova 'emotional' during win as memories of return after knife attack come back

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:08
Petra Kvitova holds back tears when closing out for victory in the French Open on Monday as memories of her return to tennis in 2017 after a knife attack come back.
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'App thought I'd catch Covid through neighbour's ceiling'

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:07
The Protect Scotland app alerted a man to self isolate after his phone connected him to his downstairs neighbours.
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Flawless 102-carat diamond a 'bargain' at $16m

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:06
Sotheby's auction house said it was difficult to overstate the diamond's "rarity and purity".
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Excel: Why using Microsoft's tool caused Covid-19 results to be lost

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:06
The decision to use a database format that dates back to the 1980s has proved to be unwise.
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How Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin set the stage for Kamala Harris

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 19:05
After the chaos of last Tuesday's presidential debate, the VP showdown this week will be a closely watched event. Will Vice President Mike Pence and California Sen. Kamala Harris restore some semblance of the decorum we've seen in previous years?
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Opinion: Will the virus change Donald Trump?

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 18:59
On day three of his hospitalization with coronavirus, The White House released images from Walter Reed Medical Center showing a President Donald Trump rarely seen. Rendered wan by the disease that has devastated the country he is supposed to lead, he sat in shirtsleeves looking weary and worried. With no bulky suit to broaden his shoulders, Trump seemed more like a vulnerable old man than the fearsome figure revealed in Bob Woodward's bestselling "Rage."
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Manchester Arena Inquiry: Terror threat 'not adequately assessed'

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 18:50
The risk of an attack at the Manchester Arena should have been "crystal clear", inquiry hears.
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In pictures: Fighting rages in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 18:40
Fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed enclave has escalated in recent days.
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Dexamethasone, remdesivir, Regeneron: Trump covid's treatment explained

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 18:26
The US president has been given a number of different medicines to attack coronavirus and calm the immune system. What are they, and why is he taking them?
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Man Utd sign Brazil left-back Telles on four-year deal

BBC - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 18:17
Manchester United sign Brazil left-back Alex Telles on a four-year deal from Porto, with the option of a further year.
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White House outbreak worsens: Press secretary and two aides test positive for Covid-19

CNN - Mon, 10/05/2020 - 18:15
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has tested positive for Covid-19, she tweeted in a statement Monday morning. McEnany emphasized that she had previously tested negatively "consistently" and is experiencing no symptoms.
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