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Finland’s corona sniffing dogs trial ‘exceptionally positive’ say researchers – INQUIRER.net

A pilot project using sniffer dogs to provide instant and pain-free coronavirus testing at Helsinki airport is showing promising early results and proving popul…

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    England’s COVID-19 infections doubling every nine days: Imperial College – Reuters

    The spread of the coronavirus continues to increase across all parts of England with cases doubling every nine days, according to a new study by Imperial College, putting pressure on the government to introduce more drastic lockdown restrictions.

    1. England’s COVID-19 infections doubling every nine days: Imperial CollegeReuters
    2. Some COVID survivors have antibodies that attack the body, not the virusABS-CBN News
    3. New Study Offers More Evidence That Immunity To Covid-19 Fades QuicklyForbes
    4. Most people mount a strong antibody response to SARS-CoV-2 that does not decline rapidly: studyMedical Xpress
    5. Study finds evidence of waning antibody immunity to COVID-19 over timeABS-CBN News
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    ‘This means war!’ China sends chilling threat to Taiwan over US weapons deal – Daily Express

    CHINESE state media has called for warplanes to ‘fly over the island of Taiwan’ and declared any retaliation from the Taiwanese government ‘means war.’

    1. ‘This means war!’ China sends chilling threat to Taiwan over US weapons dealDaily Express
    2. White House advances drone and missile sales to Taiwan, say sourcesABS-CBN News
    3. No Matter Who Wins the U.S. Election, Relations With China Are at a CrossroadsTIME
    4. US plays down China sanctions over Taiwan armsThe Straits Times
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    More than a third of registered voters have already voted – CNN

    CNN’s Brian Stelter talks with Sally Buzbee, executive editor of The Associated Press, about how newsrooms are preparing for election night.

    1. More than a third of registered voters have already voted
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    Trump supporters hospitalized after being stranded in freezing cold at late-night rally – The Guardian

    Traffic problems meant thousands were left waiting hours for buses in the cold night after the Omaha event

    1. Trump supporters hospitalized after being stranded in freezing cold at late-night rallyThe Guardian
    2. Trump campaigns in swing state Arizona: US election live newsAl Jazeera English
    3. US election roundup: Trump claims he ‘ended’ the pandemic as cases surgeThe Guardian
    4. It’s Biden! No, It’s Trump! Here Are Your PredictionsThe New York Times
    5. Why So Many Polls Favor Biden | OpinionNewsweek
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    France and Germany announce partial lockdowns – CNN Philippines

    Two of Europe’s biggest economies have announced lockdowns in response to spiraling coronavirus case numbers.

    1. France and Germany announce partial lockdownsCNN Philippines
    2. Anger towards Emmanuel Macron grows in Muslim worldThe Guardian
    3. Coronavirus: Macron declares second national lockdown in FranceBBC News
    4. Islamophobia: Macron’s desperate bid for re-electionAl Jazeera English
    5. Charlie Hebdo Erdogan cartoon sparks fury in Turkey amid Macron feud – Business InsiderBusiness Insider
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    CCTV footage shows moment abandoned baby found at Qatar’s airport – Al Jazeera English

    Authorities release video of a deserted newborn baby discovered by paramedics at Hamad International Airport.

    1. CCTV footage shows moment abandoned baby found at Qatar’s airportAl Jazeera English
    2. Qatar ‘regrets’ infringing freedoms in airport baby incidentABS-CBN News
    3. Qatar expresses ‘regret’ after women from 10 flights taken for medical examinations at Doha airportThe Guardian
    4. Qatar ‘Regrets’ Strip-Searches Over Abandoned BabyThe New York Times
    5. Qatar to investigate ‘invasive’ exams of women at Doha airportBBC News
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    Walter Wallace: Philadelphia braces for unrest as curfew declared – Al Jazeera English

    Tension has gripped the US city since Monday’s deadly police shooting of Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man.

    1. Walter Wallace: Philadelphia braces for unrest as curfew declaredAl Jazeera English
    2. New York police arrest 30 amid protests after deadly Philadelphia shootingABS-CBN News
    3. Philadelphia curfew after two nights of chaos and lootingBBC News
    4. Walter Wallace Jr. shooting death: Looters ransack Philadelphia businesses during 2nd night of unrestWPVI-TV
    5. Anger at police role in mental health crises after Walter Wallace Jr killingThe Guardian
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    Coronavirus US: White House says vaccine could come this month – Daily Mail

    Giroir told Today that the government would be able to handle the crisis but only if people ‘start taking it seriously’. ‘We are at another critical point in the pandemic response,’ he said.

    1. Coronavirus US: White House says vaccine could come this monthDaily Mail
    2. White House testing czar disputes Trump on key reasons behind Covid case surgeCNN
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    Anonymous Trump critic revealed to be ex-homeland security chief of staff – The Guardian

    Miles Taylor, who wrote article and subsequent book, claimed there was ‘a quiet resistance’ within the administration

    1. Anonymous Trump critic revealed to be ex-homeland security chief of staffThe Guardian
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    3. Biden casts ballot: US election live newsAl Jazeera English
    4. How does the rest of the world feel about the US election? Like the US, polarizedThe Guardian
    5. It’s Biden! No, It’s Trump! Here Are Your PredictionsThe New York Times
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    Why Obama saved his harshest critiques of Trump until the campaign’s end – CNN

    Former President Barack Obama walks on stage as he campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Florida International University, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in North Miami, Fla.

    1. Why Obama saved his harshest critiques of Trump until the campaign’s end
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    Turkey threatens legal action over Charlie Hebdo’s caricature of president – The Guardian

    Satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo depicted Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in his underwear

    1. Turkey threatens legal action over Charlie Hebdo’s caricature of president