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#HappeningNow: White House gives an update on their continuing coronavirus response. (Thread)
#BREAKING: President Trump says the CDC is issuing new national guidelines for face masks: (Thread)

*Recommending voluntary use of non-medical/surgical face coverings.

*Medical-grade masks to be reserved for health care workers.
#DEVELOPING: President Trump says the Defense Department is providing 8.1 million N95 masks, with 200,000 going to New York City.

He also said he's directing FEMA to prevent the export of N95 masks under Defense Production Act. (Thread)
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#HAPPENINGNOW: Daily Briefing discussing status of the $350 Billion Small Business Loans.

@OANN
Physical Update: I am, as I have been these last two days, properly socially distanced from all.
Jared Kushner and Peter Navarro join the briefing today.

DPA enacted to ensure further uninterrupted production of Ventilators and Masks.
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#HappeningNow: White House Daily Briefing bringing national security firepower today.

@OANN
DOD Esper: Counter narcotics operations capabilities nearly doubled in the Southern Command.
70,000 Americans die on average from drug overdoses. The US Military will not allow drug cartels to take advantage of the Covid-19 to kill more Americans.
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#HappeningNow: White House Coronavirus TaskForce rolls out New Guidelines extended to 30 Days.
President Trump warns this will be “a very tough 2 weeks” before we see light at the end of the tunnel. America must work together.
Dr. Birx presenting the Data behind Administration’s decision to extend social distancing measures for the next 30 days.
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The Senate rejects the Sasse amendment 48-48, falling short of the 60 vote threshold.

The amendment would bar those taking unemployment benefits from making more than they would if they were on the job. (Per: @ChadPergram)
#HappeningNow: The Senate holds full vote on $2 Trillion Coronavirus stimulus package. (60 yeas needed for passage)
Senate Clerk: "No Senator voted in the negative."
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#HappeningNow: White House Coronavirus Task Force holds a press briefing on continuing response efforts. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: President Trump reiterates the U.S. is now conducting more coronavirus testing than any other nation:

"We do more in 8 days than they [South Korea] did in 8 weeks." (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on coronavirus emergency aid package: (Thread)

*50% of payroll & will supply 8 weeks of salaries to companies as long as employees are retained.

*Small business retention loans will be forgiven if employers keep workers employed.
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#HappeningNow: The White House gives an update on the COVID-19 response. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: President Trump urges Senators to pass 'phase 3' coronavirus stimulus package as negotiations stall:

"We're going to save American workers and we're going to save them quickly." (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: President Trump says his administration is postponing the deadline for 'Real ID' requirements. (Thread)
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#HappeningNow: The White House coronavirus task force gives an update on progress made, emphasizing work being done on treatment & therapy options. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: FDA Director says they're looking into the possible option of taking blood from patients who recovered from COVID-19 & giving that blood to others. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: Surgeon General Jerome Adams urges Americans, especially young people, to donate blood:

"Social distancing doesn't mean social disengagement, so give blood today."
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#HappeningNow: President Trump in the Rose Garden declaring National Emergency to release up to $50 Billion to fight #Coronavirus spread.

@OANN
Dr. Debbie Birx:

Covid-19 Testing made available with unprecedented speed.

Incredible strides made behind the scenes.

Dr. Fauci: The White House has been aggressive and proactive. There will be many more cases, but what we’re doing today will mitigate spread.
Walmart, Target, CVS Execs offering help to the Administration to ensure testing is easily available and accessible nationwide.

Drive thru testing to be made available in their respective parking lots and stores.
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Reports, rumors, in Iraq say warplanes were heard over Anbar in wake of attack on Taji base which reportedly killed several Coalition members and wounded others. At least 15 rockets fell. #breakingnews
What WE KNOW; Two US and one British personnel # have been killed in a rocket attack on Taji in Iraq, a US Defense official said. Also Iran’s Ali Shamkhani was in Iraq to coordinate removal of US FORCES this week.
We know that Harakat Hezbollah has threatened the “countdown” to remove US FORCES, see @Nasralshammari and also Akram Kaabi and Abu Ali al-Askari have warned US. Sadr slammed US for coronavirus today.
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#HappeningNow: Debate on a resolution setting the rules for an impeachment trial reconvenes on the Senate floor, with Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaking. #ImpeachmentTrial
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) is now speaking, making her the first woman to present arguments on the Senate floor as a House manager in a presidential impeachment trial.

*cites precedent to push for evidence to be allowed during President Trump's trial. #ImpeachmentTrial
Patrick Philbin, Deputy White House Counsel, now has the floor.

*Accuses House Democrats of rushing through the process, says subpoenas sent to WH officials were unauthorized. #ImpeachmentTrial
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The Bank of Uganda in collaboration with @ugandabankers, @fsduganda and @LaboremusUganda will shortly hold a press conference rolling out digital ID verification of financial services consumers.
Follow the conversation online - #DigitalID_UG, #Finclusion
@ugandabankers @fsduganda @LaboremusUganda @nbstv @nilepostnews @UgMicrofinAuth @newvisionwire @DailyMonitor @observerug @UgandaMediaCent #HappeningNow; Press conference announcing the roll ut of digital ID verification for customers is underway with opening remarks by the Executive Director @ugandabankers - Mr. Wilbrod Owor
BoU in collaboration with @ugandabankers and @fsduganda have signed a contract with fintech company Laboremus Uganda to develop a digital ID verification system to be used by all banks and other licensed financial service providers in the country.
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#HappeningNow: DD Bowdich joins @TheJusticeDept, @StateDept, @NCA_UK, and other partners in announcing charges against a Russian national related to international computer hacking and bank fraud and another Russian national related to a malware conspiracy. justice.gov/live
Russian National Charged with Decade-Long Series of Hacking and Bank Fraud Offenses Resulting in Tens of Millions in Losses and Second Russian National Charged with Involvement in Deployment of “Bugat” Malware ow.ly/7RUo30pZlbc
The #FBI also joined the @StateDept in announcing a #reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Maksim Viktorovich Yakubets. ow.ly/fheD30pZmaS
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The #MEPS19 Forum at the American University of Kurdistan - Duhok continues for the second day with keynote speeches from @IKRPresident Nechirvan Barzani and Kurdistan Region Prime Minister @masrour_barzani. Follow Kurdistan 24 for live updates. #TwitterKurds
@IKRPresident @masrour_barzani #HappeningNow: @IKRPresident delivers a speech during the second day of the #MEPS19 Forum at the American University of Kurdistan - Duhok. #TwitterKurds

Watch: ow.ly/9hN430pUJAn
@IKRPresident @masrour_barzani .@IKRPresident says #ISIS is still present in the region and poses a threat to the entire world through its ideology as well as attacks. #TwitterKurds #MEPS19
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7.🗣️📢Alert World leaders, citizens of the world, is attempting a coup d'état in #Bolivia.
🗣️📢Do not let that happen.
🗣️📢Evo Morales is one of the great leaders of the 21st century.
🗣️📢Protect democracy
🗣️📢Protect Bolivia
#regimechange #ProtectBolivia #ProtectDemocracy
1. 🗣️📢Alert World leaders, citizens of the world, is attempting a coup d'état in #Bolivia.
🗣️📢Do not let that happen.
🗣️📢Evo Morales is one of the great leaders of the 21st century.
🗣️📢Protect democracy
🗣️📢Protect Bolivia
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2. 🗣️📢Alert World leaders, citizens of the world, is attempting a coup d'état in #Bolivia.
🗣️📢Do not let that happen.
🗣️📢Evo Morales is one of the great leaders of the 21st century.
🗣️📢Protect democracy
🗣️📢Protect Bolivia
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#HAPPENINGNOW: Several South Carolina Solicitors and U.S. Attorney Sherri Lyndon come together for a press conference on reducing gun violence.
Lyndon says we now have technology that can track gun shots and who is firing them. Says shots are fired by a small percentage of offenders. Just about 5-7%
Lyndon says solicitors with her today face hundreds of reports like this every year. Says we can now use objective data and analytics to identify the worst offenders.
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#HappeningNow

The government, @Fmohnigeria, WDC's and other stakeholders should make sure that the progress of this project doesn't die off with time.

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#HappeningNow

MDAs have a bigger role to play to make sure that this progress is maintained overtime.

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#optimizingMNCHoutcomes
#pactpromise
@pactnigeria
@SFHNigeria
@MamaYeNigeria
@PactNigeria
@LSHTM_IDEAS
#HappeningNow

We should have special funds set aside for these emergencies so we don't depend on memos and bills to be passed before help arrives.

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#optimizingMNCHoutcomes
#pactpromise
@ISMPHNG
@SFHNigeria
@MamaYeNigeria
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@LSHTM_IDEAS
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⚡Les réunions annuelles de la @Banquemondiale ont démarré à #Washington. Participez aux conversations en ligne via #WBGMeetings. #⃣
Ravie d'y être avec mes collègues @daisyserem et @NonatzinCancheL. 🤩

#EmpowerWomen 💪🏾👧🏽#Jobs4Growth👩🏾‍💻🚀
#WBGMeetings
🔴 Follow live our events
👩🏾‍💻 Connect with top development experts
🤳🏾 Share your ideas

@IFC_org works to create markets that give new opportunities to people in developing countries.🌍

#Jobs4Growth #EmpowerWomen
Réunions Annuelles de la @Banquemondiale
📅 Du 16 au 20 octobre 2019, participez aux débats sur le développement international. Choisissez les événements qui vous intéressent et suivez-les en direct 👉🏾ifc.org/wps/wcm/connec…

#WBGMeetings
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Now #breakingnews #Israel says “IDF: Initial report- A short while ago, an anti-tank missile was launched from Lebanon towards Avivim. Details to follow.” See map and photo from Israel TV #happeningnow #BREAKING
The photos taken from the Lebanese side that are circulating appear to be taken from between Yaroun and Aitaroun on a road that leads back to Bint Jbeil, which will bring back memories of the 2006 conflict as well
Lets recall how this escalation has developed:
Aug 22- IRGC drone team spotted near Golan
Aug 24 - airstrike in Syria on IRGC/Hezbollah
Aug 25-26- Hezbollah says drones crash Beirut, Lebanese gov and others from Hariri to Aoun and Nasrallah blame Israel
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#HappeningNow: Senator @kaminajsmith addresses the gathering of #AreaCouncilThree at the Porus Primary School. #PartnershipForProsperity
@kaminajsmith KJS: Area Council 3 it’s good to be here. It’s important that I take the time to acknowledge the leadership of the Area Council.
@kaminajsmith It is good to be here with you this afternoon. It is good to be with family. As you know, my ministerial responsibilities carry me all across the world, but truly truly – No weh no betta dan yaad.
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WAYS YOU CAN HELP Re: #MISSISSIPPI #ICERaids:

Thread is based on a day's worth of info. I will update it as I learn of more opportunities. It's important to note that rural MS legal & immigration infrastructure is limited & these organizations are in rapid response crisis mode:
Suggested Donation: to @MIRAStruggle, they do immigrant rights work in Mississippi & are engaged in this effort: paypal.com/donate/?token=…
@MIRAStruggle Suggested Donation: to @SEIRN, they organize in immigrant communities in the SouthEast & are actively involved in helping families impacted find the services they need & recruiting volunteers to help in a variety of ways #Mississippi #ICERaids: crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/…
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#HappeningNow: GMD @NNPCgroup @MKKyari delivers the Industry Adress at the @SPE_NIGERIA #NAICE2019.

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@MKKyari: "I am grateful for the privilege given to me to address this very important conference and distinguished audience. I am attuned with the theme of this year’s conference, especially at this time that the industry is becoming increasingly ambitious and also challenged."
@MKKyari: No doubt, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence has altered the dynamics of our operations by providing quicker processes & interventions in the conduct of petroleum operations. This also is on the back of big data that provides the platform for effective AI system."
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#HappeningNow: Roundtable: The role of #WhatsApp in Nigerian elections, #NigeriaDecides2019.

Research: The use and abuse of @WhatsApp in an African #election: #Nigeria2019.

WhatsApp both strengthens and undermines Nigerian democracy, says UK-Nigeria research team.

@jchitchen
@WhatsApp @jchitchen @africanews @allafrica @thecableng @PremiumTimesng @MobilePunch @THISDAYLIVE @KogiFacts @factcheckdotorg @FactCheck @facebook @SituationRoomNg @Afrikareport @SaharaReporters @HEDAgenda @ReutersAfrica @julietkego @DrJoeAbah @JibrinIbrahim17 @EiENigeria Drawing on citizen surveys & interviews with political campaigns, the report underlines the ways in which WhatsApp has promoted the spread of “#fakenews” around elections, but has also strengthened accountability and promoted inclusion in other areas.
#StopFakeNews
#FakeNewsMedia
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Today is the first day of the 8th Int'l Conference on Cyber Security, co-hosted by the FBI & Fordham University. All week, experts from govt, law enforcement, private sector, & academia will be meeting for discussion & coordination on global cyber security. #ICCS2019 @NewYorkFBI
This morning, @NewYorkFBI SAC Aristedes Mahairas kicked off #ICCS2019 with remarks outlining the goal of ICCS to provide #cyber security information to the private & public sector, and reminded the audience that cybersecurity has become a way of life for all of us.
Today, Matt Gorham, Assistant Director of the #FBI’s Cyber Division, gave a keynote address at #ICCS2019 about the #cyber threats facing the FBI and our partners, and how we are working together to meet them. @iccsny
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