President Trump tests positive for COVID-19

October 02, 2020

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Duluth, Minn, Sept. 30, 2020.

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Since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, doctors have learned a lot more about the disease. That might be good news for President Donald Trump. And, the British fashion label Fred Perry announced last week that it stopped selling their black and yellow polo shirt in Canada and the US. The shirt has become part of the de facto uniform of the Proud Boys, a white supremacist group. Also, the Great North Air Ambulance Service in northern England is considering a new transport device for its medics: Jet suits.

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