Midday News To Use: 12.02.2020

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The UK is now the first country to grant emergency use authorization for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. The vaccine will be made available across the UK starting next week, marking the first time people outside the worldwide clinical trials will get to be immunized. In the US, the first shipments of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine will be delivered on December 15. As they wait for authorization.
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Barr Says it isn’t True
The President’s top law man says its over. In steep contridiction to Trump’s persistent, baseless claims, Attorney General William Barr declared Tuesday the U.S. Justice Department has uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud that could change the outcome of the 2020 election.
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Could Have Seen This Coming
One thing that we have learned over the past four years, that if the President calls something fake news, a fact check shows that it is in fact true. Will that be the case with the Bribery for Pardon scandal brewing? The US justice department is looking into claims that lobbyists have tried to use bribes to secure a presidential pardon. The President soon thereafter tweeted that it was “Fake News.”
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Flights delayed at Denver for Covid
Flights to and from Denver were halted then delayed for several hours Tuesday after an air traffic controller tested positive for COVID-19. The tower had to be cleared then cleaned. According to a gate agent controllers had to wait an hour after cleaning before controllers could go back to work. Nearly 250 FAA facilities including air traffic control towers have had workers test positive during the pandemic.
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From Tampa’s ABC Action News
He raised $36,780 for more than 60 families across the country — and he did it from the comfort of his own home using mail as his main source of communication. Largo’s 93 year old World War II verteran Virgil Sweet wanted his stimulus check from the government to go to people that really needed it. But, it didn’t stop there. Using snail mail he got donations from across the country and now he is giving it to others.
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