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Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive For COVID-19, Says Spokesman

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump Jr., the son of U.S. President Donald Trump, tested positive for COVID-19 this week, although he is experiencing no symptoms, according to his spokesman. Trump Jr. tested positive at the start of the week and has been “quarantining at his cabin since the result,” the spokesman said. “He’s been completely asymptomatic so […]

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Clubhouse, the – The New York Times

A business trying to make money off mansions full of TikTok influencers has gone public on the stock market through an unusual deal. It involves a former Chinese health care company, and if that sounds confusing, well, we can explain. Social media entrepreneurs have rushed to find ways to make money from stars on popular […]

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Washington State-Stanford canceled due to Cougars’ COVID-19 issues

The Washington State–Stanford game set for Saturday has been canceled, the Pac-12 announced Friday. “This decision was made under the Pac-12’s football game cancellation policy due to Washington State not having the minimum number of scholarship players available for the game as a result of a number of positive football student-athlete COVID-19 cases and resulting […]

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A senior Defense Department official is infected with the virus, and others were exposed.

Anthony J. Tata, a senior Pentagon official, has tested positive for the coronavirus after meeting with a visiting Lithuanian official who also met with the acting American defense secretary and other high-level U.S. military officials. In a statement on Thursday night, a Pentagon spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, said the Defense Department was notified earlier in the […]

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Mnuchin Cites Principles in Clawing Back Fed Money. Democrats See Politics.

WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin broke sharply with the Federal Reserve this week, choosing to end a variety of programs aimed at helping markets, businesses and municipalities weather the pandemic and asking the central bank to return the funds earmarked to support those efforts. Mr. Mnuchin said his decision was driven by a deference […]

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Nelly Kaplan, Whose Films Explored Female Strength, Dies at 89

Nelly Kaplan, whose witty, satire-tinged French films about female empowerment and revenge made her a distinctive voice in a male-dominated era, died on Nov. 12 in Geneva. She was 89. The Société des Réalisateurs de Films, the French filmmakers’ association, announced her death on its website. French news agencies, quoting a relative, said the cause […]