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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner threaten lawsuit over COVID billboards in New York City
"And Jared Kushner are threatening legal action over to Times Square building. Words that depict the couple's seemingly happy about the number of Corona virus deaths in New York State and the U. S. David Full Thomas reports. The ads air sponsored by the anti Trump organization, the Lincoln Project and show a smiling Ivanka Trump, gesturing toward the latest cove in 19 fatality numbers and a smiling Kushner next to a quote, which reads. New Yorkers are going to suffer, and that's their problem below the quote our images of body bags. The Lincoln Project posted a letter on Twitter Friday from a New York City law firm, calling the billboards false, malicious and defamatory and saying the couple will sue if the ads are not immediately removed. David Folk Thomas reporting The
New York City-based AmEx profits plunge as travel spending comes to a standstill
"Fourth quarter profits dropped by 39% as the pandemics deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted results of the credit card giant, the New York based company earned at $1.7 billion or dollar, 30 is shared down from 1.76 billion or 2.8 per share. While MX has not been his negatively impacted by defaults and delinquencies, like other credit card companies, that company's bottom line has been hit hard by its business model tied into the well to do is traveling and dining out. We
5 Pence Aides Test Positive for the Coronavirus
"Yeah, I said that right? Five. Ah, Vice President Mike Pence's staff members have now tested positive for Cove in 19. Now the vice president and Mrs Pence both tested negative for Covad Saturday. They are in good health, but they won't quarantine He will remain on the campaign trail. The veep's chief of staff mark Short, tested positive along with Marty Opens. A senior adviser depends who is not a government employee. He tested positive last week, the CDC says. People should stay home for 14 days after they have come in contact with a person who has covert 19.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy extends Public Health Emergency amid rising COVID-19 cases
"Murphy is extending New Jersey's public health emergency for another 30 days after the state reported An alarming rise in covert cases. On Saturday, state health officials reporting 1994 new Corona virus cases on Saturday, governor Murphy said. It's the highest single day total for New Jersey. Of new cases since May.
Pence's chief of staff tests positive for COVID-19
"Pence is chief of staff has tested positive for covert 19. NPR's Amy held reports at Mark Shorts, is the latest senior official confirmed to have tested positive in recent days. The vice president's office released a statement late Saturday, saying Mark Short is in quarantine and assisting in contact tracing. Vice president and Mrs Pence have both tested negative pence is a close contact with short but because he's considered essential personnel, he will maintain his schedule and continue to work. CDC guidelines allow for it provided the contact monitors for symptoms and remains masked Pence has a campaign rally scheduled for today in North Carolina. He's also the head of the White House Corona Virus Task force. And, like Trump, who himself was among multiple people in the White House infected weeks ago. Pence has called for opening up the economy. The U. S is undergoing a record surgeon cases. Amy held NPR news. Besides mark short, at least two others in Pence's orbit are reported to have also tested positive. President
Mike Pence's chief of staff Marc Short, other top aide test positive for COVID-19
"To a vice president Mike Pence's closest advisors or testing positive for the Corona virus. Chief of staff Mark Short and senior political adviser Marty Hopes meet with Pence. Often, It's not clear when the vice president was last with either of them. Vice president's office says both pence and his wife tested negative for covered 19 on Saturday. The White House says Pence will maintain a schedule but follow CDC guidelines for essential personnel.
Trump Says “We’re Rounding the Turn” as COVID Cases and Hospitalizations Soar Nationwide
"President Trump insisting again at a campaign appearance today that the nation is quote rounding the turn on the Corona virus, even as the country's daily case tally reached a harrowing new milestone. The US reported over 83,000 You cope in 19 cases Friday, which breaks the nation's single day record set back in July, and experts predict it's only going to get worse as the weather gets colder and people spend more time indoors. Correspondent Brian Clark has more on the numbers early 429,000 people in the U. S tested positive for covert 19 in the week ending October 22nd an increase of more than 14% fromthe week prior that same health and human services memo reported 5530 deaths in that time, an increase of over 15% reflecting on the more than 9000 people in her state who've died of the virus, the top public health official in Illinois doctor and goes easy, Kay said Friday. These air people who started with us in 2020 and won't be with us. It's at the Thanksgiving table. Almost a quarter of the nation's hospitals say their beds or at least 80%
Why The 'Kevin Bacon' Factor Is Key To Understanding How COVID Spread In Nursing Homes
"In March, when the corona virus began racing through nursing homes. The federal government banned visitors. But Corona virus infections kept spreading. Professor Keith Chen tried to figure out why the people who we can infer work in this nursing home what other nursing homes do they work at Chen Study used anonymous cell phone data to help see the movements of people into and out of nursing homes. The data showed a lot of nursing home workers are like Martha working at more than one when you learned that over 20 of your workers are also spending time in other nursing homes, that should be a real red flag. Chen and his team found that on average, each nursing home is connected to seven other nursing homes. I also found the more shared workers. A nursing home had the more cove in 19 infections among the patients. Professor ELISA Long also worked on the study. There are some facilities In Florida in New Jersey, where they're sharing upwards of 50 to 100 workers again. This is over on 11 Week time period, but that's a huge number of individuals that are moving between these facilities. All of these are potential sources of coded transmission. The California Association of Health Facilities represents most nursing homes in the state. In response to the study, the group said they can't prevent workers like Martha Ta Pia from taking jobs elsewhere, and they can't pay them more because California doesn't pay them enough through Medicaid. But Mike Dark doesn't buy that argument. He's an attorney that works on nursing home reform. And he says the state already tried paying nursing homes more in 2006, that money tends to go into the pockets of the executives and the administrators who run these places. Instead, he says, regulators need to focus on the basics, especially in the roughly 100, California nursing homes with ongoing outbreaks. Right now there's poor access to peopie. There is still erratic. Compliance with things like hand washing requirements, and it's not just patients who are at risk. Nursing home workers like Martha Ta Pia are also contracting Cove in 19 in California alone. 152 of them have died since the pandemic began. For NPR News. I'm Jackie 40, a in Los
Vice President Mike Pence's top aide tests positive for COVID-19
"President and his wife test negative for covert 19 upon word that his top aide does not. Vice President Mike Pence. Chief of staff Mark Short tested positive for the Corona virus Saturday and is quarantining, according to a White House statement to CBS News. And while vice president Pence is considered a close contact with Mr Short, the White House says the vice president has no plans to self isolate in the coming days. CBS is Nicole Scanning our
Biden and Trump back on campaign trail
"President Trump will also be in North Carolina and Ohio today, but first the president voting early in West Palm Beach. He spoke to reporters outside the polling station I've ordered for a guy named Trump. Meanwhile, Joe Biden, also on the campaign trail stumping in Pennsylvania this morning. The former VP and current Democratic candidate for president who was born in Scranton, told the crowd that Donald Trump is busy trying to paint a sunny picture of the code situation. The Corona virus outlook is grant expert tell us we're going to lose doing another. 200,000 lives nationwide the next several months. All because This president cares more about the stock market, and he does you
Trump complained about the news media's coverage of the pandemic at a campaign rally in North Carolina
"They're up But listen to this. They all talk about cases. You don't see death. Cases cases. You know why we have cases because we test so But but Kobe deaths are up, according to what state health officials tell Johns Hopkins University in the Cova tracking project. More people are sick in the hospital with the virus. The president now campaigning in Wisconsin, which has a record number of people in the hospital with covert Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner threaten lawsuit over COVID billboards
"Ivanka Trump and first son in law Jared Kushner, threatening to sue the Lincoln Project over billboards put up in Times Square, the billboards show Ivanka smiling, gesturing. Toward a death count of Americans in New Yorkers were they quote by Jared that says New Yorkers are going to suffer, and that's their problem. The lawyers say. The billboard misrepresents them and our libelous the Lincoln Project published the lawyers demands to remove those billboards with the caption. Nut's a man
AstraZeneca, J&J resuming US tests of COVID-19 vaccines
"Vaccine trials are resuming by two drugmakers after they had the hall testing of their vaccine candidates. Fox's Jill NATO. Had To stop its trial of a vaccine in early September. After a study volunteer developed a rare health issue and inflammation of the spinal cord Johnson and Johnson halted tests on its potential vaccine. Last week when a volunteer developed a problem, the company didn't specify what the trouble was but they said they found no evidence that the vaccine candidate caused the event both drugmaker said, Friday they got the go-ahead from the Food and Drug Administration to restart testing those vaccine candidates chill NATO Fox.
Illinois health director fights back tears during COVID death toll update
"Highest single day total of new Corona virus cases in the United States. More than 85,000 confirmed covert cases were recorded Friday in the U. S, shattering the previous single day record set in July. The New York Times Database, said July 16. Some 75,000 cases were recorded in what is now the country's second case. Peek at a press briefing Friday on Illinois's Cove in 19 statistics. State health director Dr Ngozi is Ikea became emotional, updating the case. Count these air people who started with us in 2020 and won't be with us at the Thanksgiving table. Today We are reporting 3874 new cases for a total of 364 33 confirmed cases since the start of this pandemic. Excuse me, please. I'm sorry,
AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson to resume COVID-19 vaccine trials
"Some promising news from the ongoing vaccine trials as we hear from correspondent Alex Perez in Chicago. Remember AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson had paused the third phase. Ease of their trials because of unexplained illnesses. But they say it's no safe to resume those trials and that it's not unusual to take a pause like they did in all, we now have four vaccines in the final stages of testing. AstraZeneca announced this week that results from late stage trials are expected later this year. Depending on infection rates, where the trials are being conducted.
Biden, Trump clash over COVID-19 as U.S. records most new infections in a single-day
"Is 10 days until Election Day, and President Trump spoke to reporters after casting his ballot today in West Palm Beach, Florida, saying he has three more events today. Big rallies three big ones. Crowds have never been. I don't think there's ever been anything like this is tremendous spirit. You were doing very well in Florida, and we're doing very well. I hear every everyplace else her at a drive in rally in Bristol, Pennsylvania, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says Friday was a record day for Corona virus cases in the US More than 83,000 infections. Contradicting what President Trump's been saying at the debate on Thursday night. Donald Trump's Ted is still saying, we're rounding the corner. It's going away. We're learning how to live with it. What? I told him at debate. We're not learned howto live. You're asking us to learn how to die with it.
U.S. Records Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day Since Pandemic Began
"Tens of thousands of new Corona virus infections reported yesterday in the US the highest daily case number since the pandemic began himself Dakota were a Sioux tribe is locking down its reservation to Florida, where one health officials asking that kid's birthday parties be cancelled. The US saw nearly 72,000 new cases yesterday as several states in the West and Midwest set records. Joe Biden says President Trump's lying, saying the country's rounding the corner the viruses surgeon in almost every state. There's a similar spike in Europe. We are at a critical juncture in this pandemic. The World Health Organization's chief says nations need to take action now to keep their people safe. With tough months ahead. This is not a dream. Soccer Megane Washington
U.S. sees record surge in coronavirus cases
"Today. We have had what is the largest number of new cove infections in this country on any single day? Since the pandemic hit, we just hit a new record. This is the screaming headline right now the Washington Post America hits highest daily number of coronavirus cases since pandemic began nation is poised to enter its worst stretch yet of the pandemic with hospitalizations rising in thirty eight states. Wanted. To show you those statements tonight from Caldo Doshi in the ICU nurse and emily caps the. In part because of where they're from. Mr Dotion is an ICU nurse working at what is now converted into a full Cova D- unit in Duluth. MINNESOTA. But Emily Cops, the CNA she's in, as I said, a town called Quinta Kansas. Quinta Kansas is population one thousand. That's Work Winter Kansas's. It's four hours, drive north west of Wichita. If you're trying to find it on the map, it is as rural as rural America gets. That's what's happening. Now, that's what's driving this in the country. The last time we had case numbers anywhere near this Hai literally, most of the cases in the country at that time were from a handful of large population states for Florida and California and Texas and Arizona now, it's a handful of states it's everywhere. And there's something else I want to point out about where we are right now. Can we can we? Put the national graph back up there for a second. Look at look at where we've been not just where we are right now. But where we've been that I peek that we got in early April of terrible right when up to like thirty thousand cases day just atrocious thousands of Americans died hundred thousand people dead by the end of May because of that peak in new cases that we saw in early April. But? Look. How we got to that peak, we got to that peak from here on the graph look at the baseline we built up from in that case, right? We got to that I we were starting at zero it was a new virus, the no, the novel coronavirus we started with basically zero cases in this country in January February, and we went in that first peak from zero cases up to thirty thousand cases today. But then after that I peak and we started to come back down we didn't come all the way back down. We didn't go all the way back down to zero. We never actually got below an average of about twenty thousand new cases every day so that we started to surge again, we were searching from a higher point. There was tons more virus circulating in the country at a baseline level, and so because we were building on a bigger base line. When we had a second surge while there was higher amounts of virus circulating out there every day our second peak ended up being that much higher. Our second peak ended up being twice as I in terms of the peak rate of new infections because our baseline started higher. Right and in that second peak. Tens of thousands of people died right that's when we hit that second peak in high summer. All those cases stacked up with a high summer. We ended up with two hundred thousand Americans dead by the third. Week of September. After we saw that huge pecan cases in the high summer. But now, here's our problem right now because after that second scary second peak in the high summer when we drop back down again, not only do we not go down to zero wouldn't even go back down to where we we're. We're our baseline had previously been. When we drop down after that second peak, our new baseline didn't spend much time low forty, thousand new cases a day. and. Now that huge high baseline number is where we are climbing up from. So how high are we going to get this time I? Mean our peak number of infections keeps getting higher with each subsequent surge because with each subsequent surge, we're building on an increasingly large baseline. An increasingly large baseline of virus circulating in the country and that is happening over time as time moves from left to right on this graph, you can see our country increasingly failing overtime. And getting worse and worse and worse at stopping the spread of the virus, which is why peaks keep going up. If we can't get our baseline down ever if each new baseline between these surges is higher than each. Peak is going to be higher to and that many more Americans are going to die with each search. So, right now, we never got low right right now, this new search that we've got right now is coming out of a baseline. Of Forty thousand cases a day with a ton of virus circulating in the country. And where we are right now heading back up to a new peak, who knows how high it's going to be we've got a forty percent rise on hospitalizations in this country in the past month. In. The past week at least fourteen states have set hospitalization records. And we're just getting worse and worse and worse than even trying to contain it in some places yesterday in one county in. Idaho. Regional Health Board meeting they heard from their regional epidemiologist that the hospitals in that region of northern. Idaho. We're hitting capacity that they're major local hospital had the previous day hit ninety nine percent capacity even after doubling up patients in rooms and buying more physical hospital beds to try to put patients in them the local health board responded to that news from their epidemiologist by voting at that meeting. To repeal the local mask. mandate. They got told their hospitals or at capacity there's nowhere to put patients anymore in their response was to get rid of the local mass mandate. That's northern Idaho. One County over from where president trump recently tweeted in support of a local anti mask rally. Yeah take off the masks open everything up. And now here's what you get. Soaring covid nineteen infection rates in. Kortelainen in the surrounding communities of Northern Idaho have pushed Kootenai Health Hospital to declare it has reached capacity for all medical and surgical
Over 2,800 new cases reported in Ohio, another record for new cases
"Cases in Ohio are well above the 21 Day average. It's another new record high of single day reporting for new Corona virus cases in Ohio, nearly 2900 that is 1000 mohr than the average 22 deaths. That's above average as well and new hospitalizations and knew I seeyou admissions or above the average to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is urging everyone to doom or to wear masks and keep distance. Saying This spike is being fueled by informal family and friend gatherings.
Joe Biden courts swing voters in Bucks County, north of Philadelphia
"Will shut down the virus, not the economy. I'm shampoo, so Fox News that pledge from Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden during a drive in campaign event in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He vowed to bring back Bonomy by dealing with the pandemic testing. Tracie basket social distancing not politicizing the race for a vaccine planning for its safe and equitable distribution, where everyone gets it on the sidelines of the event in Bristol, a so called car honking war between Biden supporters and President Trump's supporters, an apparent attempt to drown out the voice of the former vice president.
Movie theaters in New York state reopen with restrictions
"Dr Robert Wahida, the chair of medicine at ST Joseph's Health in New Jersey was on live with us and had a few taps. You gotta wear your masks, you remove the mask, only to eat and drink. The theatre should have good ventilation, and you should check on that before you go when you're at the food counter, Be very careful. And of course, keep your social distancing except for members of your family who have been around anyhow. Theatres are limited to 25% capacity and no more than 50 people per screen went news time. 8 35 Wal Mart takes a preemptive legal strike correspondent Aaron Carter Ski with a story tonight
Dr. Deborah Birx recommends weekly testing to curb COVID-19 spread
"Indiana. In the country can be doing to stop the spread of Corona virus, says Dr Deborah Burkes, with the White House Corona virus Task force, asking your local county and city officials to be tested weekly or teachers to be tested weekly your community college students to be tested weekly. Potentially your seniors, juniors and seniors in high school to be tested weekly, she tells 93 w. E. B C's Tony Cats doing that will make it easier to find people who may have tested positive for the virus with no symptoms. A prisoner is back in
AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson to resume COVID-19 vaccine trials
"Also moving in a dangerous direction. Yesterday, there were more than 83,000 confirmed cases. Marking another record setting day. CBS's Michael George has more the federal government appears to be focusing its efforts on developing covert vaccines and treatments. The FDA from officially approved a covert 19 drug, the antiviral, rendez severe on Thursday. Both AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson's vaccine trials resumed Friday after it was determined volunteers illnesses were not caused by the drugs. And with the vaccine unlikely to be widely available by the holiday's a mask and social distancing remain our best defence. A new report by the University of Washington says wearing masks in public could save 63,000 American lives this winter.
Appeals court stays Wisconsin limits on gatherings
"Appeals court has put a hold on Governor Tony Evers restrictions on indoor public gatherings. Evers administration issued the order October 6 limiting indoor public gatherings across the state to 25% of the buildings, capacity or 10. People in places without an occupancy limit. The tavern League of Wisconsin immediately challenged the order in court.
Trump and Biden battle for swing states in final stretch before Election Day
"And both President Trump and Joe Biden are in the home stretch. CBS NEWS White House correspondent Been. Tracy has the latest on both candidates starting in the swing state of Florida candidates on the stump and in the home stretch President Trump trying to turn out a key part of his base seniors at the Villages retirement community in Florida. I'm always here to protect you and love cherish, defend our nation's seniors and as the U. S. It's a new record for daily Corona virus cases. The president said. This we're rounding the turn. We're rounding the corner. corner. We're We're rounding rounding the the corner. corner. Beautifully. Beautifully. Seniors Seniors were were key key to to Mr Mr Trump's Trump's victory victory in in 2016. 2016. He He won won their their vote vote by by seven seven points points over over Hillary Hillary Clinton. Clinton. But But the the CBS CBS battleground tracker poll shows he's lost that advantage and seniors now favor Biden. President's downplaying of Corona virus has turned off some older voters. I think it's very childish. I think he wants to be just like a toddler. He thinks. If he doesn't see it, it'll go away. Trump supporters still defend the president, but he was right to not try to panic. People you try to stay level headed in Delaware today. Joe Biden called the president a quitter were more than eight months into this crisis. The president still doesn't have a plan. He's given up. He's quit on you. He's quit on your family. He's quit on America. As of