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US Again Breaks Daily Record With 88,521 New Cases

CNN reports: Daily Covid-19 cases in the US reached a record high on Thursday, with experts warning that death rates could triple by mid-January. There were 88,521 new cases of the coronavirus reported in the US on October 29, according to data from Johns Hopkins University — 9,540 more cases than Wednesday. In total, there have been 8,944,934 cases and …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: Here comes another price hike for Netflix customers in the U.S.: The streaming giant is raising the price of the Standard two-stream HD plan, its most popular package, by about 8% — going from $12.99 per month to $13.99. In addition, Netflix’s Premium tier (with four streams and including 4K Ultra HD content) is going up by $2, …

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GOP Senator Bails On Final Debate After Viral Stinging

The New York Times reports: Senator David Perdue of Georgia withdrew on Thursday from the final debate in his tight re-election race, a day after his Democratic challenger, Jon Ossoff, called him a “crook” and accused the vulnerable Republican of trying to profit from the coronavirus pandemic. The rivals had been scheduled to face off on Sunday on the Atlanta …

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Politico: Warren Wants To Be Biden’s Treasury Secretary

Politico reports: Elizabeth Warren wants to be Joe Biden’s Treasury secretary and will make her case for it if he wins next week, according to three Democratic officials who have spoken with her inner circle. “She wants it,” two of them said matter-of-factly. Warren’s moves could set up the marquee fight between the party’s left and its center over what …

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Walmart Pulls Guns Off Shelves In Case Of Looting

The Hill reports: Walmart announced Thursday that it has removed ammunition and firearms from sales floors at its U.S. locations in anticipation of “civil unrest” in parts of the country. The retail giant said it was removing guns and ammunition to avoid thefts if its stores are broken into, though the company will still sell the products, The Wall Street …

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NBC: “Leaked” Biden Files Are From Fake Company

NBC News reports: One month before a purported leak of files from Hunter Biden’s laptop, a fake “intelligence” document about him went viral on the right-wing internet, asserting an elaborate conspiracy theory involving former Vice President Joe Biden’s son and business in China. That document, a 64-page composition that was later disseminated by close associates of President Donald Trump, appears …

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Ginni Thomas Spreads False Biden Claims On Facebook

The Associated Press reports: The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is using her Facebook page to amplify unsubstantiated claims of corruption by Joe Biden. Ginni Thomas, a longtime conservative activist, asked her more than 10,000 followers Monday to consider sharing a link focused on alleged corruption by the Democratic nominee for president and his son, Hunter, as well …

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Melania Trump Shills For Log Cabin Quislings [VIDEO]

Neal Broverman reports for The Advocate: First Lady Melania Trump filmed a video for the Log Cabin Republicans — an LGBTQ+ GOP organization that endorsed Donald Trump’s reelection — claiming her husband is pro-gay, even though his policies have harmed gay people and the entire LGBTQ+ community. “I was shocked to discover that some of these powerful people have tried …

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Covidiot Michigan Church Linked To At Least 58 Cases

Michigan Live reports: At least 58 people have tested positive for COVID-19 after reportedly being exposed to the novel coronavirus at Liberty Church in Grand Ledge, health officials announced Thursday. Five of those who tested positive have since been hospitalized and four are currently receiving inpatient care, but none are in the Intensive Care Unit, according to a news release …

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Bruce Springsteen: “It’s Time For An Exorcism” In DC

The New York Daily News reports: Bruce Springsteen asked his fans to perform an exorcism on the White House and vote out President Trump. “It is time for an exorcism in our nation’s capital,” Springsteen told his SiriusXM audience. “Welcome to our Halloween/Election Day monster mash. This is Vol. 14 of ‘From My Home to Yours’ titled ‘Farewell to the …

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