Government Signs Deal For COVID-19 Treatments From Eli Lilly

An Eli Lilly researcher tests possible COVID-19 antibodies in a laboratory in Indianapolis.

The federal government plans to distribute 300,000 doses of the drug at no cost, but that doesn't mean treatment will be free. Intravenous infusion charges can run more than $1,000.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 5:35pm
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Billions In COVID-19 Relief Loans May Have Been Handed Out To Scammers, Report Says

The Small Business Administration had to quickly disburse coronavirus relief loans. But some of that may have been handed out to fraudsters, an agency report says.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:55pm
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Philadelphia Issues Curfew As It Braces For More Protests In Walter Wallace Shooting

Protesters confront police during a march in Philadelphia on Tuesday, following the death of Walter Wallace, a Black man who was killed by police in the city on Monday.

Mayor Jim Kenney ordered the curfew amid unrest after the killing of the 27-year-old Black man on Monday. The city's police commissioner says bodycam footage will be released "in the near future."

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 6:56pm
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Angela Merkel outlines new coronavirus restrictions for Germany – video

Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that risks overwhelming hospitals, the chancellor said on Wednesday

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 3:41pm
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Victoria reports three Covid cases; Rudd 'deeply disturbed' by Epstein donations – politics live

Former Australian PM says he was ‘blindsided’ by revelations the convicted paedophile donated money to the Internat­ional Peace Institute. Follow all the latest news and updates, live

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Labor’s Penny Wong has asked for a formal special advisor to the ambassador to the US, Joe Hockey, to correct his job description.

After Hockey and his special advisor Alex Tureman concluded their roles in January, they founded an advisory called Bondi Partners.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:01pm
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UK weather: torrential rain could cause 'dangerous' flooding this week

Yellow ‘be aware’ rain warning for west coast of England, much of Wales and parts of Scotland

Torrential downpours could result in “dangerous” flooding across the UK this week, the Met Office has warned.

Forecasters say large waves, heavy rain, strong gales and potential river flooding will affect the west coast of England, much of Wales and parts of Scotland from Thursday.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:34pm
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Trump to gut protections in Alaska’s Tongass forest, the ‘lungs of the country’

Administration to permit logging in the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest

The Trump administration has announced it will lift protections in Alaska’s Tongass national forest, permitting logging in the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 2:43pm
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Days Before Election, Tech CEOs Defend Themselves From GOP Claims Of Censorship

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies over video during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on Wednesday about reforming Section 230, a key legal shield for tech companies.

The chief executives of Facebook, Twitter and Google face skepticism from a Senate committee over their decisions about what content to allow and what to take down from their platforms.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 1:23pm
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