The TAPS Daily - October 7, 2020


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Top 5 News Items

Today's Highlights

 

  1. FBI's Chris Wray and NSA chief release video on election security
    Business Insider
    The top intelligence and law enforcement officials released a video defending integrity of the election and countering claims President Donald Trump has amplified about purported fraud.>
  2. Bleak outlook without stimulus: More layoffs, anemic growth
    AP
    President Donald Trump’s move to cut off talks on government aid package will further weaken the economy and deepen hardships for jobless Americans and struggling businesses.
  3. Whistleblower Bright Says Sidelined From Coronavirus Response: Coronavirus Live Updates
    NPR
    A top federal scientist who clashed with the Trump administration in early days of the coronavirus outbreak has resigned over continued efforts to thwart work on pandemic response.
  4. ISIS fighters charges related to the hostage-taking and deaths of four Americans
    CNN
    Two high-profile ISIS fighters have been indicted on terrorism charges related to the hostage-taking and deaths of four Americans, the U.S. government announced Wednesday.
  5. COVID superspreader events emerge as focus of concern
    NBC News
    The White House cluster is the kind of incident that infectious disease experts are focusing on as a crucial way to understand how the coronavirus spreads.
  6. Military researchers say flying during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t as terrifying as you think
    Task & Purpose
    The head of U.S. Transportation Command offered a sneak preview Wednesday of the results of a Defense Department test of particulate spread on commercial aircraft — and they are surprising.
  7. Mars Visible October 2020: How You Can See Mars Tonight
    Thrillist
    It's an alluring sight any time you get to see it, but October 2020 is an outstanding time to look at the red planet from your own backyard.
  8. Hurricane Delta Now Leaving Yucatán Coast, Could Hit Gulf Coast As Major Storm
    NPR
    Hurricane Delta is expected to regain power before approaching the U.S. coast on Friday.

 

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