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Wednesday October 28th, 2020 day edition

image for ‘We believe in science.’ Washington, Oregon and Nevada join California’s vaccine-review plan.

“Frankly, I’m not going to trust the federal government’s opinion,” Mr. Cuomo said at the time.

It would not, he said, stall or add an additional layer of politics to the process.

“It will not cause delays,” Mr. Newsom said.

About two-thirds of Californians surveyed in a recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California said they were concerned about the development of a vaccine moving too quickly.

California’s health secretary, Dr. Mark Ghaly, added that the review would not involve continuing or duplicating any vaccine trials.

Rather, the panel will look at data and other information, “a lot of which is publicly reported, through the eyes of experts,” he said.

The review will allow the states to plan for a complex distribution process in detail and with equity in mind. »

White House lists ending Covid-19 pandemic as an accomplishment despite cases spiking to record levels

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(CNN) The White House included ending the coronavirus pandemic on a list of the Trump administration's science and technology accomplishments, despite nearly half a million Americans tested positive for Covid-19 in just the last week.

"Highlights include: ENDING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC," the news release sent to reporters read.

The abysmal week was marked by the two worst days of daily new cases reported since the pandemic began. »

Ted Cruz is asked why national debt is paramount to Republicans only when a Democrat is in the White House

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Read: How each president has contributed to the national debt.

Axios on Monday asked Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican, why his party tends to focus on the national debt when Democrats hold the White House, but to turn their attention elsewhere when the GOP is in charge of the executive branch.

The exchange was widely shared on social media, with one tweet offering up a cartoon criticism of what Cruz and his party have meant for the debt:. »

BBC finds Facebook failed to remove child porn. Facebook reports BBC to authorities

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A BBC investigation has revealed that 80 per cent of child abuse images it reported to Facebook were not removed.

Facebook responded to the allegations by requesting the BBC send examples of the material to it, then reporting the team to the authorities for sending them.

However, in this instance, the BBC is suggesting the content and its validity on the site is black and white. »

LeBron James to produce documentary on 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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LeBron James and his production company are teaming up with CNN Films to produce an upcoming documentary on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

Most widely known as the Tulsa massacre, the race riot bled from an isolated scuffle outside of Tulsa city jail and into the majority Black neighborhood of Greenwood.

Black smoke billows from fires during the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921, in the Greenwood District, Tulsa, Oklahoma, US, June 1921. »