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George Conway calls 25th Amendment Commission ‘a reform that should be given strong consideration’

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People close to President Donald Trump are dying after being exposed to the coronavirus and it’s continuing to put people in grave danger. The White House still refuses to do contact tracing and take steps to protect those working in the building.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised questions about the 25th Amendment on Thursday, announcing that she would be doing a joint press conference with Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) to establish a commission to evaluate the president’s mental, physical and emotional fitness for office.

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“This is important,” Conway tweeted Thursday as his family continued to face off against the coronavirus. “It won’t pass as long as Trump is president or the Republicans control the Senate, but, given the nation’s experiences with the current deranged chief executive, it’s a reform that should be given strong consideration.”

The Republican lawyer went on to explain that it’s part of Section 4 of the amendment which “vests power in the Vice President and the Cabinet to make a determination of a president’s inability to carry out his or her duties. But it gives Congress the option of creating another body to make that determination. That could be some group of legislators, or a group of experts—whatever Congress provides by law.”

He noted that it wouldn’t affect the rest of Section 4, which, Conway said, “ultimately places the determination in the hands of supermajorities of both houses of Congress.”

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Moon may be richer in water than thought — and it could help propel humans farther from earth

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There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on future space missions could find refreshment -- and maybe even fuel -- on the lunar surface.

The Moon was believed to be bone dry until around a decade ago when a series of findings suggested that our nearest celestial neighbour has traces of water trapped in the surface.

Two new studies published in Nature Astronomy on Monday suggest there could be much more water than previously thought, including ice stored in permanently shadowed "cold traps" at lunar polar regions.

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Asymptomatic coronaagvirus sufferers lose antibodies sooner: study

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Asymptomatic coronavirus sufferers appear to lose detectable antibodies sooner than people who have exhibited Covid-19 symptoms, according to one of the biggest studies of its kind in Britain published on Tuesday.

The findings by Imperial College London and market research firm Ipsos Mori also suggest the loss of antibodies was slower in 18–24 year-olds compared to those aged 75 and over.

Overall, samples from hundreds of thousands of people across England between mid-June and late September showed the prevalence of virus antibodies fell by more than a quarter.

The research, commissioned by the British government and published Tuesday by Imperial, indicates people's immune response to Covid-19 reduces over time following infection.

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Early voting to be hit by heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Zeta barrels towards the Gulf Coast

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Hurricane Zeta is expected to make landfall near Louisiana's border with Mississippi on Wednesday evening as campaigns work to get supporters to the polls and convince any undecided voters to back their candidate.

"Hurricane conditions and life-threatening storm surge are possible along portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday, and Storm Surge and Hurricane Watches are in effect," the National Hurricane Center warned.

"Between Tuesday night and Thursday, heavy rainfall is expected from portions of the central Gulf Coast into the southern Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic states near and in advance of Zeta. This rainfall will lead to flash, urban, small stream, and minor river flooding," the center explained.

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