The TAPS Daily - October 9, 2020


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Today's Highlights

 

  1. 20 years after the attack on the USS Cole memories of heroism and loss remain
    Stars & Stripes
    On October 12, 2000, 17 sailors were killed when suicide bombers detonated an explosive-laden boat directly against the port side of the USS Cole.
  2. McConnell: Coronavirus relief deal unlikely before election
    The Hill
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) signaled he does not expect Congress and the White House to reach a deal on a coronavirus relief package before the election.
  3. Military blindsided by Trump's new Afghan troop withdrawal
    Connecting Vets
    The U.S. military was blindsided Thursday by President Donald Trump's assertion that all U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan by the end of the year.
  4. World Mental Health Day: global leaders speak up
    WE Forum
    To mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, here are five perspectives on mental health from high-profile advocates who want the world to talk more openly about it.
  5. Fauci: 'We had a superspreader event in the White House'
    The Hill
    The nation’s top infectious disease expert said there was a "superspreader event" at the White House, a stark assessment of the string of coronavirus cases among the president and top aides.
  6. Hurricane Delta's Winds Now At 105 MPH As Storm Approaches Louisiana Coast
    NPR
    Hurricane Delta will bring a "life-threatening storm surge, destructive winds, and significant flooding" to the U.S. Gulf Coast, the National Weather Service says.
  7. Broadway Shows to Remain Shut Down Through May 30, 2021
    Broadway.com
    As the COVID-19 crisis continues, the Broadway League has announced a further delay to the reopening of shows on the New York stage.

 

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