Watch part 1 of Denver7 News 5 PM | Thursday, October 3
Watch part 1 of Denver7 News 5 PM | Thursday, October 3
President Trump released a videotaped statement Saturday from his hospital suite at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, assuring the nation that he was feeling better since being admitted the day before, and that he believed he would return to campaign trail “soon.” With polls showing him trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in the presidential race and just 30 days remaining until Election Day, Trump said he anticipated a quick return to the campaign trail. Questions arose Saturday over when Trump first learned he had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
A man filming a TikTok video on a Manhattan street was attacked by a passerby who first called him an anti-gay slur, according to the New York City Police Department. The NYPD said the suspect punched the 24-year-old victim in the face and back of the head, cutting his lip and bloodying his nose. The NYPD released an image and video of the attack in the hopes that the public could assist in identifying the suspect.
At Saturday night's South Carolina Senate race debate, there was more to social distancing than two podiums set thirteen feet apart. Jaime Harrison, the Democratic Party challenger to Senator Lindsey Graham, was shielded by a large plexiglass screen, and prior to the debate, his campaign manager tweeted that the incumbent senator should be quarantining. As chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, this week Mr Graham had prolonged exposure to Senator Mike Lee, who has since tested positive for Covid-19 — per CDC guidelines he should be in quarantine.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott said he misspoke Saturday when he said on national television that he had tested positive for COVID-19. During an interview Saturday morning on “Cavuto Live," when asked about three Senate colleagues who had contracted the virus in recent days, Scott said, “I was tested yesterday, I think for the 6th time, and I tested positive again.” Mike Lee of Utah, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin — have been diagnosed with the virus in recent days.
A young Miami police officer who injured his foot chasing a suspect two weeks ago died Thursday evening after calling his mother and telling her he took medication and didn't feel well. Working for Miami police was a family tradition. Johnson's father is a retired executive assistant to a former Miami police chief, and his mother worked as a dispatcher, Reyes said.
A letter signed by 1,513 Rhodes College alums challenges Amy Coney Barrett's nomination in a letter, arguing that her record does not reflect the values of the school she and the alums attended. "We believe both her record and the process that has produced her nomination are diametrically opposed to the values of truth, loyalty, and service that we learned at Rhodes," the letter said. The alumni also argued in the letter that Barrett might vote to gut or "seriously curtail" Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that said abortions are constitutionally supported.
A 35-year-old Arkansas shot two people with a firearm last year after they arrived at his home with the wrong fast food order, KTHV reported. Andra Crockett, Blytheville, Arkansas resident, shot 37-year-old Priscilla Aldridge and his own brother Kevin Thomas for the incorrect food order on March 5, 2019, Newsweek reported. According to FOX13, a neighbor heard Crocket say, "B----, you know I don't like mayonnaise on my hamburger."
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin has lashed out at Melania Trump over her taped comments regarding the separation of children from their parents at the southern border. The attack came on Friday after Ms Trump expressed gratitude for well wishes she has received since the announcement of her positive coronavirus diagnosis on Friday. Ms Rubin, who describes herself as a “never Trump, pro democracy opinion writer", responded with a scathing comment: “You may not give a f*** about children but decent people care about one another.”
A British lawmaker who made a long train journey from London to Scotland despite having received a positive test result for COVID-19 is being investigated by the police. Scottish National Party (SNP) lawmaker Margaret Ferrier learned that her test was positive on Monday after she had spoken in Britain's parliament at Westminster. "Following consultation with Police Scotland, officers from the Metropolitan Police, working with British Transport Police, are conducting an investigation into potential offences," the Metropolitan Police, London's police force, said in a statement on Friday.
After President Trump's positive coronavirus test, his coronavirus task force adviser Dr. Scott Atlas predicted he'd make a "complete, full and rapid recovery." Chris Wallace is skeptical. Atlas is on the task force despite specializing in radiology, not public health.
The man's neighbor then came out of her home carrying a sword and claiming Mata was an abductor, reports said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A seventh-grade history teacher, who is Latino, was stunned when police in Torrance, California arrived at his home and asked the identity of the white baby that he was holding moments earlier, he told the Los Angeles Times.
House Democrats passed another coronavirus relief bill on Thursday, but they have nearly no chance of advancing it through the Republican-controlled Senate. In response, the White House unveiled a $1.6 trillion counteroffer that includes less funding for unemployment and for state and local governments. The Democrats' $2.2 trillion package, an updated version of the Heroes Act, was unveiled Monday evening before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, The Washington Post reported.
The National Trust has said it has experienced the worst year on record for ash dieback on its estates. It says a combination of the coronavirus lockdown and the driest spring on record created a "perfect storm" for the disease to spread. The charity says it will have to spend £2m on felling infected trees this year - four times more than the average cost of felling trees.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) announced Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. Christie's case appears to be part of the same outbreak that has resulted in positive tests for President Trump, first lady Melania Trump, and several others linked to the White House. Christie helped Trump prepare for his presidential debate against former Vice President Joe Biden earlier this week, and he also attended Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination ceremony at the White House last Saturday.
Tigers general manager Al Avila said Friday that Detroit is not ruling out the possibility of hiring AJ Hinch or Alex Cora for its manager vacancy. Hinch and Cora were suspended through the 2020 postseason for their roles in the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal. The Astros fired Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow on Jan. 13 and Cora lost his job managing the Boston Red Sox the following day.
The South Carolina senator recently called Proud Boys a 'racist organization,' however, photo shows him smiling with a known leader of the white nationalist group. Just days after President Donald Trump appeared to support the white supremacist group, Proud Boys, during Tuesday night's presidential debate — only to later disavow them after mounting pressure — a photograph has recently surfaced showing Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) with a member and organizer of the organization. The photo, which has made its rounds on Twitter, shows Graham smiling for a photo-op with Joe Biggs, a known member and organizer of Proud Boys, which has been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was hospitalized Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19, the latest Trump administration insider to come down with the virus. Christie told CNN he drove himself to a hospital in the Garden State after coming down with a fever and experiencing flu-like aches and pains. “While I am feeling good and only have mild symptoms, due to my history of asthma we decided this is an important precautionary measure,” Christie wrote on Twitter.
President Trump is being treated for the coronavirus at Walter Reed Medical Center after announcing his diagnosis on Friday. Trump received an IV infusion of the antiviral drug remdesivir on Friday. A White House official told CBS News that Trump also received an experimental antibody cocktail on Thursday evening, but Trump's medical team has suggested that he received the drug either earlier or later than that.
Sean Patterson is not worried that Donald Trump has been hospitalized with coronavirus because he believes what the president tells him. The president attended an election rally in Wisconsin the next day and failed to wear a mask.