Sunday, October 25, 2020



Trump and Biden hone closing messages as Pence staffers test positive for Covid – live | US news

The Lincoln Project “will not be intimidated by empty bluster”, a lawyer for the group wrote late on Saturday, in response to a threat from an attorney for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner over two billboards the group put up in Times Square. The billboards show the president’s daughter and her husband, both senior White House advisers, showing apparent indifference to public suffering under Covid-19. Kushner is shown next to the quote “ are going to suffer and that’s their problem”, above a line of body bags. Trump is shown...

England women cancel Germany match after positive coronavirus test emerges | England women’s football team

England Women’s friendly against Germany on Tuesday has been cancelled due to a positive coronavirus test for a member of the Lionesses’ backroom staff.Phil Neville’s side were due to face the two-time world champions in Wiesbaden, their first fixture since the SheBelieves Cup in March. The Football Association said the decision had been made to protect the well-being of players and staff, and cited current protocols which would require any individual who tested positive once in Germany to self-isolate for 14 days.“We cannot take the risk that this may happen...

Coronavirus: Mike Pence continues campaign tour despite chief of staff’s positive test | US news

Marc Short, the chief of staff for Mike Pence, has tested positive for coronavirus, the vice-president’s office has confirmed. One of Pence’s closest political advisers, Marty Obst, was also reported to have contracted Covid. “Vice-president Pence and Mrs Pence both tested negative for Covid-19 today, and remain in good health,” said Devin O’Malley, a Pence spokesman, on Saturday, adding that Donald Trump’s running mate would maintain his schedule “in accordance with the CDC guidelines for essential personnel”. Short is Pence’s closest aide and the vice-president is considered a “close contact”...
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