Midday News To Use: 10.14.2020

Poor People Poorer
More than 38 million people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 around the world, and more than 1,086,000 have died. The mayor of Manchester, Tennessee, just lost his life to the virus, as did a Dutch woman who caught the virus twice. She is the first reported reinfection death in the world. As the virus continues to rage in the US and around the world, Drugmaker Eli Lilly is the latest company to pause a major coronavirus related trial. It’s halted its trial of a combination antibody treatment for unidentified safety reasons. And the World Health organization says that lockdowns should not be the main treatment for the virus. Because of economic reasons. “Lockdowns make poor people an awful lot poorer.”
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Debunked Conspiracy Theory
At least one October surprise turned out to be a dud. It has long been alleged that Former President Barack Obama and Joe Biden were directly involved in an investigation into the Trump campaign. Although Bill Barr spend millions of dollars in tax payer money investigation is now closed without any evidence to the claim.
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ICE
Mexico has identified two women who may have been subjected to non-consensual surgeries while in ICE detention. The findings are part of a larger Mexican investigation into allegations of improper medical care at a privately run ICE facility in Georgia. In September, a former nurse filed a complaint raising concerns about the number of hysterectomies supposedly performed there, as well as alleged medical neglect.
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Under Control, But Wait
After scorching more than 50,000 acres and claiming four lives, California’s massive Zogg wildfire is finally fully contained. And after burning nearly 800 homes in Napa and Sonoma counties. The Glass fire is 95% contained. However, an autumn heatwave is sparking fears of the potential of new wildfires.
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A Mooooving Experience
It has been a thing in Europe for quite some time. Now it has come to America. It is cow cuddling. And it cost $75 an hour. Because of the cows mild demeanor and low heart rate. Many people find it therapeutic to hug and pet a cow. But this is no petting zoo. The cows are in charge as they choose to interact or not.
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