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Victoria moves closer to officially eliminating coronavirus after 24 days with no new cases!Professor Wallace said the phasing in of Salesforce contact tracing helped increase the state's capacity to track & trace. Congrats! 👍

Hull and much of the North West face toughest restrictions while London faces Tier Two

Tough coronavirus restrictions stalled UK's economic recovery from October onwards, says Bank of England chief economist

So if Brainard doesn't get the Treasury Secretary job, is this a case of 3D chess/playing the long game? Renominate Powell for second Fed term in 2021 and then Brainard gets Fed chair job in 2025? Assuming a Biden re-election in 2024 or a Harris presidency?

Counting down the days until "Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker" is out for the world to see. The magic. The talent. It’s everything. Get ready, people. Nov. 27 only on @netflix .

Alex Winter's long-awaited authorized Frank Zappa doc is out today. Here are 11 things we learned from the vault-opening film

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One young black kid steals a backpack and he serves time; an entire political party tries to seal an election and we’re like “Well, we have to let the process play out…” This chapter of our history is showing us to ourselves in very important ways.

British Airways 747 bursts into flames at Spanish airport where it was being stored following its retirement


Scoops of the Day

Outdoor dining has gradually escalated into what might reasonably be called a buildings.

What a great human being! @shawnmendes  thanks for letting me be on this song with you

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When you don’t know what’s happening, don’t rush to judgement. Stay with what you DO know. Things will clear up soon enough #Election2020 

Boris Johnson says MPs should NOT get a £3,000 pay rise

We've come along way from "What are you going to do when Trump wins?"

Matt Hancock hails massive breakthrough after Oxford-AstraZeneca announce vaccine is 70% effective

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I just saw this and I really don’t know what to make of it

Oxford and AstraZeneca announce their vaccine is 70% effective on average in preliminary results

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Trump had very good lawyers in the impeachment battle including Pat Cippolone, Patrick Philbin and Jay Sekulow. I hope he has an equally capable team pressing his cases forward now #Election2020 


Scoops of the Week

Happy birthday, @JoeBiden ! Today you may be 78, but in two months, you’ll be 46.

It’s basically Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell and a few others versus a massive swarm on the other side. This is like the movie “300.” A few Spartans in a narrow pass against tens of thousands of caterwauling Persians. My money is on the Spartans #Election2020results 

If you can't do your job without bullying people then you can't do your job.

I’m Obama’s age. I’ve written 18 books, not one of which is an autobiography. Obama has now published three books all of whose subject is himself. Evidently he is the lifelong president of his own fan club!

FAUCI: “For those who say, ‘This is like the flu. We have flu every single year,’ I have never seen a situation where you have a quarter of a million deaths, 11 million infections, hospitalizations where you have 70K people in the hospital – that doesn't even come close in flu”

“In the United States of America, this cannot justify the disenfranchisement of a single voter, let alone all the voters of its sixth most populated state.”

Our poor producer on #HouseOfGames  now spends her whole life having to reply to emails from people furious that contestants swap seats in pairs games with no apparent Covid protocols. Here's a little 'behind the scenes' of what actually goes on, all hidden by a lovely slick edit.

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What’s your plan then - tell everyone to have a big old family jolly over Christmas, and hope the virus doesn’t notice?

Scientists issue stark warning to Boris Johnson that festive visits to loved ones could KILL them

Friends of Priti Patel defend Home Secretary's management style in the wake of bullying row