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NPR News: 11-05-2020 9PM ET

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Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Speer Democratic Presidential nominee, Joe Biden give another brief statement about the status of the election of yours as Muhammad reports Biden continues to project confidence. He spoke for less than 2 minutes. They was a brief statement to reiterate that he has no doubt when the count is finished that he and Senator Kamala Harris will get people to remain patient and cold must be going through now and that's how it should be. Okay. Sometimes it sometimes requires a little patience as well as the process is playing out as it should his campaign manager. It says that she's optimistic about their odds and at least 40 states that are still counting ballots, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada and Arizona NPR news.

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Is claims he is the winner of the presidential race Trump also again making unsubstantiated allegations about the Integrity of the racing seeking to undermine confidence election process is tremendous litigation going on and this is a case where they're trying to steal an election. They're trying to rig an election and we can't let that happen Detroit in Philadelphia known as two of the most corrupt political places anywhere in our country easily cannot be responsible for engineering the outcome of a presidential race to somehow not legitimate something that has no basis. In fact in Pennsylvania, which has enough electoral votes to put your Old Vine over the top in the race Trump still leads, but that lead is narrowing other states were votes are still being counted include Georgia North Carolina and Nevada Facebook has removed a large Pro Trump group that had spread false claims about voter fraud and confer protest NPR Shannon Bond reports.

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Use social media to falsely accuse Democrats of stealing the election on Wednesday by the time Facebook took it down on Thursday. It has gained more than 360,000 followers. Facebook says that remove the group for delegitimizing the election and because some members called for violence, the group was created by a former tea party activists many post included debunked claims of voter fraud members also discussed organizing protests at vote-counting centers in Battleground States and some talked about arming themselves for confrontations experts warn that the prolonged. Of uncertainty about the election results is Fanning the Flames of online this information and raising the risk of physical violence. Facebook is among NPR's Financial supporters, Shannon Vaughn NPR news days after the election the dollop 542 points that's backwards 300 points did the S&P 500 climbs 67 points. You're listening to NPR.

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United Nations will hold a summit on the covid-19 pandemic in December to respond to the spread of the coronavirus around the globe as well as with the broom closets unprecedented effects on society's economies in global trade General Assembly voted 252. Nothing on a resolution authorizing the meeting that the u.s. Israel and Armenia of Zep stain will include pre-recorded speeches by world leaders in a presentation discussion led by the World Health Organization Chief. The Trump Administration is criticize the who is handling the pandemic more from Athens. The Greek government says it recorded nearly 3,000 coronavirus infections on Thursday. The highest number of daily cases since the pandemic the can you add a metal Maple Leafs news conference prime minister to the new lockdown will last at least three weeks the new increase in cases over the last few days.

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We have to take action right now me to Tai Chi said I cannot allow or health system to become overwhelmed with the type. You said school will remain open. He also promised economic aid. The business is badly hurt by the restrictions for NPR news. I'm Joanna kakissis in Athens dump heavy rains across Central America with the death toll is rising at least 13 at is flooded homes from Panama to Guatemala to expect as the storm could regain some strength heading to Cuba and possibly even the gulf by next week. I'm Jack Speer NPR news podcast comes from Marguerite Casey Foundation. They believe in leaders who shifted the balance of power in their communities toward working people and families and have a vision to build a truly representative economy shifting power powering Freedom. Learn more about the foundation at ww.w. Casey grants. Org.
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