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Fauci says the White House held a coronavirus ‘superspreader event’

Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, on Friday said the White House held a coronavirus “superspreader event,” referring to the White House ceremony for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. 

“I think the data speak for themselves,” Fauci said during a CBS News Radio interview when speaking on the importance of mask wearing to curb the spread of COVID-19. 


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“We had a superspreader event in the White House, and it was in a situation where people were crowded together and were not wearing masks. So the data speak for themselves,” Fauci said. 

The comment from the nation’s top infectious diseases expert comes after nearly a dozen people who attended the Sept. 26 White House ceremony for Barrett’s

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RHOC’s Shannon Beador gives tour of her new Orange County home featuring seven bedrooms, outdoor kitchen and hot tub

SHANNON Beador gave fans a grand tour of her brand-new Orange County home – featuring seven bedrooms, an outdoor kitchen and a hot tub.

On Thursday, the Real Housewives of Orange County star welcomed Bravo viewers into her California abode on Instagram, saying she was “so excited to show it to you.”

Shannon gave RHOC fans a tour of her new CA house

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Shannon gave RHOC fans a tour of her new CA house Credit: Bravo
It boasted a pool – and even another kitchen outside

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It boasted a pool – and even another kitchen outsideCredit: Bravo
Shannon said the master bedroom reminded her of being on a boat

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Shannon said the master bedroom reminded her of being on a boatCredit: Bravo

“As soon as I walked in I fell in love and so did my kids,” said Shannon, who shares three daughters, Stella, Sophie and Adeline, with her ex-husband David Beador. “It’s a seven-bedroom home with five bathrooms so come on inside.”

She showed off her swanky new dining room, which boasts a large fireplace, a huge

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Police: Stamford man assaulted liquor store clerk, stole cognac

STAMFORD — Police arrested a city man who they say told a downtown liquor store clerk that he had a gun, pushed the clerk down and robbed two expensive bottle of liquor, allegedly after being told he could not use a credit card to by the booze in the establishment, police said.

Tyshawn McCoy, 35, of Atlantic Street, was charged with armed robbery, sixth-degree larceny and first-degree threatening and held overnight in lieu of a $100,000 court appearance bond.

Sgt. Robert Shawinsky said police were called to Atlantic Wine Liquor Beer at 7:18 p.m. Wednesday on the report that a robbery had just taken place.

They were told by a 30-year-old female clerk that a man came into the store to purchase an $85 bottle of Hennessy cognac and another bottle of cognac for $59. He then approached the counter with a credit card, at which time the clerk told

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The White House has gone to extraordinary lengths to withhold critical information about Trump’s health, even after he contracted a deadly virus



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  • The White House has consistently lacked transparency when it comes to President Donald Trump’s health, especially since he contracted COVID-19.
  • Multiple officials have refused to say when the last time Trump tested negative for the virus was, raising questions as to what they could be hiding.
  • The White House has also been opaque about a mysterious trip Trump took to Walter Reed last November.
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There has been an extreme lack of transparency from the White House when it comes to President Donald Trump’s health, even after he contracted COVID-19. 

The Trump administration has consistently dodged questions on when Trump’s last negative COVID-19 test was, which is vital information in terms of who the president may have exposed and precisely when he was infected. The White House has said Trump was diagnosed on October 1, but the administration’s refusal to

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SuMisura’s Angela Lim on evolving trends in showflat and home designs

Lim: Showflats sell a dream. So, for me, the first impression is very important; the design must be unique and differentiates from the rest (Photo: Albert Chua/The Edge Singapore)

SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) – Covid-19 has thrown a curveball at showflat designers like Angela Lim, co-founder of SuMisura, whose firm has had to adapt designs to comply with safe distancing restrictions.

Pointing to SuMisura’s latest completed project, the sales gallery and loft show unit for Forett at Bukit Timah, Lim says, “Originally, we designed interactive spaces in the sales gallery. But everything has changed since then.”

The 633-unit freehold development by Qingjian Realty was the first large-scale project to open for preview at the end of July after “circuit breaker” measures on showflats were lifted. To highlight the project’s proximity to the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, SuMisura had included greenery and planter boxes within a contemporary and edgy interior.

The firm strived

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Take a look at this six-bedroom Beverly Drive home that maximizes outdoor living areas

Situated on iconic Beverly Drive in the heart of Highland Park, this 9,343-square-foot home has an abundance of amenities inside and out. The Mediterranean-style home has imported French limestone throughout, a clay tile roof and marble details.

Built in 2015, the home has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and one half-bathroom across its two floors.

Listing agent Doris Jacobs said the home has “great entertainment flow” and “outstanding finish out”.

A grand staircase is the focal point of an entryway that has a tall ceiling and iron accents on the staircase and light fixture. The entryway leads to a formal living room which has an intricate wood-plank ceiling design and an imported antique French fireplace. The formal dining room also has a fireplace. Both rooms have access to the front patio through arched French doors.

Further into the house, the kitchen has custom cabinets, a La Cornue range, a breakfast bar,

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Why would Dries Van Noten open his first U.S. store in the middle of a pandemic?

The building, a former jewelry factory, is surrounded by local foliage. "For me a store has to be unique, reflect the city it's in, and the person who keeps the store," the designer said.
A look at the exterior of the new Dries Van Noten store, which was once a jewelry factory and the retail space of Opening Ceremony. “For me a store has to be unique, reflect the city it’s in and the person who keeps the store,” the designer said. (Jim Mangan)

At 8,500 square feet, Belgian fashion designer Dries Van Noten’s new shop — his seventh — is his largest, bigger than the ones in his hometown of Antwerp, Belgium, or in Paris. Located on La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, in the home of a former jewelry factory and across from the stalwart diner Norms, the spacious store, which opened Friday, would feel ambitious in scope even if it weren’t for the fact that it came together during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We thought, ‘Well, it’s not the most obvious time. It’s not the most easy time,’” Van Noten said on

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The White House has dodged questions for six straight days about when Trump last tested negative for the coronavirus

At least three other White House officials have dodged the same question for six straight days, examples of which you can watch in the video above. Trump’s last negative test is one of several pieces of incomplete or contradictory information about his coronavirus infection that the White House has refused to clarify. Health experts have said the negative test information is needed to know how long Trump may have been contagious and who might have to isolate after coming into contact with him.

On Saturday, White House physician Sean Conley declined to say when Trump last tested negative.

On Tuesday, Morgenstern said he did not know when Trump last tested negative.

And by Thursday, White House communications director Alyssa Farah told reporters, “I can’t reveal that at this time, the doctors would like to keep it private.”

Earlier this week, two officials familiar with the situation told The Washington Post

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New York pharmacist sent cocaine to DEA agent probing his store, feds say

A New York City pharmacist under investigation by federal drug authorities allegedly took “sinister action” to disrupt the probe: he had a greeting card filled with cocaine sent to the home of the lead investigator, prosecutors charged Friday.

Dimitrios Lymberatos, 34, was charged with one count each of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice for seeking to “interfere with the investigation through intimidation,” said acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss.

“Lymberatos’s misguided message was received loud and clear – and he now faces the possibility of a lengthy prison term for his potentially harmful attempt to obstruct law enforcement,” Strauss said.

Lymberatos, who operates a pharmacy in Queens, surrendered to authorities Friday morning. He faces up to 40 years in prison if convicted on both counts.

“I’m still in shock right now,” said a person who answered the phone at Lymberatos’s store, Village Pharmacy. “We’re just at a loss

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Trump sets big events for WH, Florida, restarting campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking to shove his campaign back on track, President Donald Trump and his team laid out an aggressive return to political activities on Friday, including a big Saturday White House event and a rally in Florida on Monday, a week after his hospitalization for the coronavirus that has killed more than 210,000 Americans.

As questions linger about his health — and Democratic opponent Joe Biden steps up his own campaigning — Trump is planning to leave Washington for the first time since he was hospitalized. He is also increasing his radio and TV appearances with conservative interviewers, hoping to make up for lost time with just over three weeks until Election Day and millions already voting.

The president has not been seen in public — other than in White House-produced videos — since his return days ago from the military hospital where he received experimental treatments for

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