The Daily Populous

Friday October 2nd, 2020 day edition

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Donald Trump and his wife Melania have tested positive for coronavirus.

Mr Trump's election rival Joe Biden said he and his wife Jill "send our thoughts to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for a swift recovery".

Mr Pence tweeted that he and and his wife Karen "send our love and prayers to our dear friends President Donald Trump and Melania Trump".

Before testing positive for COVID-19, Mr Trump had said he and his wife were self-isolating after Hope Hicks, one of his top aides, had contracted the virus.

Ms Hicks, who serves as a counsellor to the president, is the closest aide to Mr Trump to test positive for coronavirus so far.

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His positive test come as the virus continues to spread at an alarming rate in the US, even as Mr Trump has tried to downplay the threat of the disease. »

Melania Trump caught on tape talking about row over children separated at border: ‘Give me a f***ing break’

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Melania Trump has been heard on tape talking about criticism she faced over children separated from their parents at the border in a recording played by CNN’s Anderson Cooper.

And they said, ‘Ooh what about the children, that they were separated?

She goes on to say that she had wanted to get children back with their families but had been unable to. »

Trump says he and first lady tested positive for coronavirus

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The White House physician said the president is expected to continue carrying out his duties “without disruption” while recovering.

Hours before Trump announced he had contracted the virus, the White House said a top aide who had traveled with him during the week had tested positive.

The White House began instituting a daily testing regimen for the president’s senior aides after earlier positive cases close to the president. »

October 2 , 2020 "Honda to Conclude Participation in FIA Formula One World Championship"

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Honda has decided to conclude its participation in the FIA Formula One World Championship as a power unit supplier at the end of the 2021 season.

Initially, Honda experienced a number of difficulties in the areas of performance and reliability and continued an uphill battle.

Members of AlphaTauri, which was Scuderia Toro Rosso at that time, believed in Honda’s potential and signed a contract with us. »

Students suspended over recording of Calgary school principal using N-word

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Multiple students from St. Michael School in Calgary have been suspended after a portion of a conversation between a group of Black students and their principal was shared online.

Principal uses N-word in discussion with students 0:06 Principal Lianne Anderson was recorded using the N-word with a group of Black students.

Calgary students suspended for recording teacher using racial slur 1:44 Calgary's Catholic school board is trying to explain why students were suspended after recording a principal using the N-word and sharing it online. »