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Friday October 16th, 2020 morning edition

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In an interview Wednesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said his country is committed to keeping the border closed until the United States gets control of COVID-19.

"The U.S. is not in a place where we would feel comfortable reopening those borders," he told the hosts of "Smart Start," which airs on Canada's Global Television Network.

“We will continue to make sure that Canadian safety is top of mind when we move forward.

We see the cases in the United States and elsewhere around the world, and we need to continue to keep these border controls in place.".

Border report: US borders with Canada, Mexico to remain closed through Oct. 21 to 'slow spread of COVID-19'.

According to the Canadian government, the country reported nearly 31,000 new cases and 372 deaths in the past two weeks. »

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Black man’s family views graphic video of in-custody death

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Greene died following a police chase in Louisiana in 2019, and his death is now under federal investigation.

(AP) — Family members viewed long-secret body-camera video this week of a Black man who died in Louisiana State Police custody, their attorney calling it damning footage that shows troopers choking and beating the man, repeatedly jolting him with stun guns and dragging him face-down across the pavement.

The State Police report refers to Greene crashing into a tree as the “the most harmful event” in the crash. »

Chris Christie says he was in ICU for 7 days battling Covid-19, urges Americans to wear masks

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday urged Americans to wear masks to fight the coronavirus, which put him in intensive care for seven days, and warned that the virus is "something to take very seriously.".

The government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, last week called the Rose Garden event, where few attendees wore masks, a "super-spreader event.".

At the same time, we should be reopening in every corner of this nation under these guidelines," Christie said. »

White House economic advisers warned investors about pandemic, but not American public

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Senior White House economic advisors warned conservative donors and investors about their pandemic concerns as Donald Trump promised Americans coronavirus would “disappear”, according to reports.

Those details were outlined in a memo The Times obtained, which was written by a Hoover Institution board member and hedge fund consultant, William Callanan, amid three days of meetings with White House advisers.

Mr Callanan noted how J. Philipson, a senior economic adviser to the US president, told investors on 24 February that he could not yet estimate the effects of the virus on the American economy. »