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Leader of North Carolina anti-lockdown protests tests positive for COVID-19

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A leader of an anti-lockdown protest group in North Carolina says that she has tested positive for COVID-19 — and she’s angry that she was forced to quarantine for two weeks to avoid spreading the virus to other people.

Local news station CBS 17 reports that Audrey Whitlock, a leader of the ReOpen NC protest movement, posted on Facebook this week that she has been under quarantine for the past two weeks after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

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She says that she has been asymptomatic throughout the quarantine, and she bitterly complained about having to stay inside to avoid infecting other people.

“I have been told not to participate in public or private accommodations as requested by the government, and therefore denied my 1st amendment right of freedom of religion,” she wrote. “It has been insinuated by others that if I go out, I could be arrested for denying a quarantine order.”

North Carolina has more than 9,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.


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Rudy Giuliani flooded reporter’s phone with texts about Biden being ‘senile’ and taking ‘ADD drugs’

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Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani this week has been on a tear trying to convince Americans that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is senile.

During an appearance on "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday, the former New York City mayor claimed that he had "talked to doctors" who told him that Biden "has dementia."

He then accused Biden of taking performance-enhancing drugs to be able to speak coherently.

"The president's quite right to say maybe he's taken Adderall," Giuliani said.

Daily Beast reporter Asawin Suebsaeng subsequently revealed on Twitter that Giuliani's attacks on Biden's mental faculties have been something of an obsession for him.

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Michael Cohen drops tip on possible fraud Trump committed against the government

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Appearing on CNN on Tuesday morning to talk about Donald Trump's problems since the New York Times exposed his avoidance of paying taxes, the president's former attorney, Michael Cohen, said there is plenty for investigators to look at if they're looking for fraud.

He then dropped a tip on financial fraud that may have been committed by the president against the U.S. government.

Speaking with host Alisyn Camerota, Cohen detailed some of the president's financial woes -- saying he is likely headed to personal bankruptcy and even jail ("for a century") because of the massive amount of debt he is carrying -- if he is not re-elected.

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‘We don’t want him!’ Eric Trump sparks confusion by declaring himself part of the LGBT community

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Eric Trump awkwardly described himself as a member of the LGBT community on Fox News, setting off some puzzled reactions.

Media Matters researcher Bobby Lewis, who monitors "Fox & Friends" daily, flagged the exchange, which was prompted by a New York Times column about a lesbian woman who supports President Donald Trump.

"The LGBT community, they are incredible," Eric Trump said, "and you should see how they come out in full force for my father every single day. I'm part of that community, and we love the man."

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