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Live from NPR news. I'm Jack's fear of a message on Twitter today, which President Donald Trump suggested postponing. The November election has set off a firestorm on both sides of the aisle Republican state officials long with those on Capitol Hill condemning the president's suggestion and Seguin to brush aside questions their own party leader appears to be trying to race about the legitimacy of the upcoming vote and his daily coronavirus briefing today Trump some good back off. Somewhat said, he's confident heading into the election. I want to see I want an election and a result much.

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Much more than you. I think we're doing very well. We have the same fake calls, but we have real pause. We're doing very well for 3 months for election results again, suggesting the mail-in voting could lead to problems that could tie up the results Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today said the election date is set in stone. However, other GOP lawmakers had similar remarks following the death of former presidential candidate Herman Cain officials in Tulsa, Oklahoma are saying is Coronavirus infection cannot be definitively link back to President Trump's rally there last month. Chris plants, give member station K wgss more Dr. Bruce dark, the director of the Tulsa Health Department had recommended the rally not be held and now says there were definitely cases contracted there. He was also a personal friend of Herman Cain wish it came with 74. I don't know. What is what is health status was and as we talked about if it were a lot of people there, I don't know if we can ever ever strictly say that that mr. Cain was infected at the rally start says outbreaks.

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Tulsa continue to Surge Republican mayor GT Bynum did not attempt to stop the rally. Tulsa has seen a dramatic rise in cases and hospitalizations in recent weeks for NPR news on Chris Polanski in Tulsa. Amazon's profit and sales Skyrocket the record highs between April and June is online shopping sore during the coronavirus pan. Jemmott pandemic. The retail giant says the second quarter of this year was even surpassed last year's holiday quarter worth of yours. Alina selyukh fast people turn to online shopping during the pandemic Amazon sales jumped 40% in the second quarter compared to last year. That's almost 90 billion dollars profit even has its spent billions on pero no virus related expenses and hired hundreds of thousands of new workers. Amazon's net income last quarter tops 5 billion dollars.

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Official site of prolific shopping by Prime subscribers and masks that are less profitable to broader category and household goods Alina selyukh NPR news 25 points. Yes, if he felt 12 points, but the NASDAQ was up 44 points. This is NPR.

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After a 34-year run one of the most successful musicals of all times The Phantom of the Opera is going to close London's West End is Jeff London reports the production as a casualty of the covid-19 pandemic just as people around the world have put on mask to fight the coronavirus producer Cameron Mackintosh announced on Monday in the evening standard that the Phantom wouldn't be donning his mask. You can either in the West End or on tour in the UK.

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With London's theaters close McIntosh says, he hope to bring the musical back to London in the future composer Andrew Lloyd Webber tweeted quote as far as I'm concerned Phantom will reopen as soon as is possible while 34 years is the longest musical has run in the West End Agatha. Christie's play The Mousetrap is run for 68 years and plans to return in October with social distancing protocols in place for NPR news on Jeff London in New York is dropping its efforts to silence President Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen under an agreement reached today lawyers for the government and Collins attorney calling for the lifting of a media Bandit at preventing Cohen from speaking publicly or publishing a book called is completing the last two years of a three-year prison term after pleading guilty to campaign finance charges and lying to Congress. He was released from prison and put on home confinement because of the coronavirus then return to present early this month after announcing plan to publish a book about

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President Trump now judge has ordered released again Futures prices closed lower oil down 3992 a barrel. I'm Jack Speer NPR news.
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