October 23, 2020

Trump leaves hospital in car to wave at supporters; the latest knowns and unknowns of his condition | National News

Conley said Trump showed some common signs of COVID-19 on Thursday — a mild cough, stuffy nose and fatigue. The president tested positive that evening, the doctor said.

The timeline matters as an indication of how transparent Trump, his staffers and doctors are being about the president’s health and whether Trump should have known he may have been spreading the virus as he mingled with campaign donors, staffers and others Thursday.


Conley declined to say when Trump had last been tested before Thursday’s test confirmed COVID-19.


It’s not clear, but attention is focusing on a White House event Sept. 26 introducing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Trump gathered more than 150 people in the Rose Garden, where they mingled, hugged and shook hands — overwhelmingly without masks. Photos also show several indoor receptions, where Trump’s nominee,

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Trump leaves hospital in car to wave at supporters; the latest knowns and unknowns of his condition | Nation

A third Republican senator, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, announced his positive test Saturday, and he had not attended Barrett’s nomination kickoff.

The administration says a White House medical team is tracing contacts.

Trump's doctor's comments on symptoms, care spark confusion

Contact tracing underway in New Jersey

State and county officials in New Jersey are contacting more than 200 people who were at Trump’s Bedminster golf club for Thursday’s campaign fundraiser and asking them to monitor for possible coronavirus symptoms.

If they were in close contact with the president or his staff, they are being asked to quarantine for 14 days. Officials recommend waiting five to seven days from the event to get a COVID-19 test to prevent false negatives.

Trump announced early Friday that he and his wife had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to a statement issued Sunday, the White House sent the New Jersey officials a list of 206 attendees.

Meanwhile, Somerset

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The Latest: Trump Leaves Hospital in Car to Greet Supporters | Political News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on coronavirus infections hitting President Donald Trump and others in his circle (all times EDT):

President Donald Trump briefly left the military hospital where he is being treated for COVID-19, riding in a vehicle to greet supporters gathered outside.

Trump departed the hospital in an armored SUV and remained in the vehicle as he drove past a flag-waving and cheering crowd outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Trump teased his surprise departure in a brief video posted to his Twitter page.

“I also think we’re going to pay a little surprise to some of the great patriots that we have out on the street,” he said, after thanking the doctors at the facility.

Trump did not alert the pool of reporters who are supposed to travel with him before leaving the hospital.

More than seven months into the coronavirus pandemic, in which he has

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Department of Transportation rejects a public transit mask mandate

  • The US Department of Transportation on Friday turned down a petition by a group of labor unions who sought a federal mask requirement for passengers riding on public transportation, according to a Rolling Stone report.
  • In a letter to the Transportation Trades Department of the AFL-CIO labor federation, the administration took the position of deeming additional rules as unnecessary.
  • The announcement came on the same day that President Trump revealed that he and first lady Melania Trump had contracted the coronavirus.
  • At a virtual town hall on Saturday, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said that the department “stupidly” rejected the petition.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The US Department of Transportation on Friday turned down a petition by a group of labor unions who sought a federal mask requirement for passengers riding on major modes of transit, including airplanes, buses, trains.

In a letter to the Transportation Trades

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TfL refuses new London licence to car-booking app Ola

Transport for London has refused to grant Indian car-booking app Ola a new licence to operate in the capital, citing “potential public safety consequences” from rule breaches, including more than 1,000 passenger trips with unlicensed drivers and vehicles.

The decision comes a week after its rival Uber won a court battle to continue operating in London following a three-year spat with the capital’s transport authority over issues including its own safety record.

SoftBank-backed Ola was originally granted a licence to operate in London in July 2019, but first began operating in the city in February 2020. The Bengalaru-based company, which also offers services in cities including Birmingham, Cardiff, Liverpool and Reading, hoped to beat competitors with a focus on safety.

However, TfL said that the company had recently made it aware of failures which had “potential public safety consequences”. In addition to the breaches of the licensing regime that saw

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Talladega briefly stopped after 13-car crash and wall damage

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was briefly red-flagged so a wall could be repaired after Kurt Busch went airborne in a 13-car crash.

The melee Sunday required a welding truck go onto the track to repair a damaged section of the wall.

The race was messy from the very start with the first caution called before a single lap had been completed. The intensity never ceased and it became mayhem as two lanes of traffic hurtled around the 2.66-mile track.

Jimmie Johnson appeared to be hit from behind by Clint Bowyer, causing Johnson to turn left into Busch’s car. Busch smashed into the outside wall, was hit from behind and his car launched over the car of Cole Custer.

“I didn’t know he was flipping at first because you are looking what’s in front of you and he was above me,” Custer said.

Busch, winner

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Bicyclist killed after collision with vehicle in Libertyville

Libertyville police said a man died Sunday morning after he was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle on the far west side of the village.

Officers responded at 3:25 a.m. to a report of an accident in the area of Route 176 and Stritch Drive, where they found the bicyclist in the road, police said.



First responders from the Libertyville Fire Department treated the man, who was conscious and alert at the scene, according to police. He was taken to Advocate Condell Medical Center, where later he was pronounced dead, police said.

The man’s identity was being withheld Sunday pending notification of family.

The vehicle’s driver remained on the scene after the crash and spoke with investigators, police said. The crash remains under investigation by the Lake County Major Crash Assistance Team and Libertyville police.


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15 Winter Must-Haves to Prep Your Car for the Snowy Season

Photo credit: Marc Urbano - Car and Driver
Photo credit: Marc Urbano – Car and Driver

From Car and Driver

With the cool winds blowing and the leaves changing, it’s time to consider prepping your car—and yourself—for winter. Or, at the very least, gathering all the necessary tools and consumables to save your future self time, money, and a whole lot of headaches. Just one note: These are general approaches to surviving winter, automotively speaking. This isn’t a catchall for every scenario that you might face in the struggle of protecting your car through harsh winter months.

We also looked at getting your collector car or more rust-prone ride ready to stash for the winter months. Rounding out the list, we have some suggestions to keep you busy when you can’t enjoy your car.

Photo credit: - Hearst Owned
Photo credit: – Hearst Owned

Unfortunately, those living in the frozen tundra of the East and Midwest will have to get around somehow when

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Car fire damages Stratford garage


STRATFORD — Stratford firefighters extinguished a car fire that spread to a garage on College Street around 12:15 a.m. Sunday.

Dispatched to a car

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West Ham Bid For Caleta-Car Rejected, Defender Prefers Champions League Run, Report Says


  • Duje Caleta-Car has thumbed down West Ham’s offer to sign him, a report said
  • The defender wants to stick with Marseille and play in the Champions League
  • West Ham is running out of time to find a center-back

West Ham United FC may have to look elsewhere to fill in its center-back void with target Duje Caleta-Car opting to stick it out with Olympique de Marseille, a report said. The 24-year-old prefers to stay with Marseille and play in the Champions League, adding another big blow to the Hammers who have not had much luck in the transfer market.

The Guardian reported that Caleta-Car had no desire to leave Marseille, which has been drawn in the Champions League group that includes Manchester City, Olympiakos and Porto.

With the transfer window closing on Oct. 5, David Moyes and company will have to work fast and explore other options. Another

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