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Trump’s undoing: A virus that thrives indoors

On none of these occasions was the president wearing a mask. Often, neither were many in the room or on the airplane with him. All in all, conditions like these are a recipe for so-called superspreader events, in which a single infected person transmits the virus to dozens of others, research has shown.
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Who infected Trump? What we know, what we don’t know

There are many unanswered questions surrounding President Donald Trump's Covid-19 diagnosis and treatment. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said he only had mild symptoms, and his doctor said Trump was fatigued. But the president was being flown to Walter Reed Medical Center, where he was expected to stay a few days.
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Coronavirus cases continue rise in White House

Trump, 74, and First Lady Melania Trump, 50, tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The president is receiving treatment at the Walter Reed Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, a Maryland suburb of Washington DC. Melania has stayed back at the White House. Hours later, Republican Senators Thom Tillis from North Carolina, and Mike Lee from Utah confirmed they have been
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Bob Gibson, Hall of Fame ace for Cardinals, dies at 84

The Cardinals confirmed Gibson's death shortly after losing to San Diego 4-0 in the NL playoffs. Gibson had long been ill with pancreatic cancer in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. Gibson's death came on the 52nd anniversary of perhaps his most overpowering performance, when he struck out a World Series record 17 batters in Game 1 of the 1968 World Series against Detroit.
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Biden wishes Trump, Melania swift recovery from Covid-19

"Jill and I send our thoughts to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for a swift recovery. We will continue to pray for the health and safety of the president and his family," Biden tweeted on Friday. "Michelle and I hope that the President, First Lady, and all those affected by the coronavirus around the country are getting the care they need and are on the path
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RBC announces new restrictions on financing coal, oil developments

Canada’s largest bank is putting new restrictions on lending to some fossil fuel developments.In a policy released Friday, RBC says it won’t lend money to new coal-fired power generators, thermal coal mines or coal mines that require mountaintop removal. “We are committed to finding ways to balance the transition to a low-carbon economy while supporting efforts to meet