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Kenya governor includes bottles of cognac in COVID-19 care packages

5PH/iStock(NAIROBI) — Mike Sonco, the governor of Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, is taking some heat for including bottles of Hennessy — a brand of cognac — in COVID-19 care packages. “We are giving some small bottles of Hennessy in the food packs that we will be giving to our people…,” says Sonco in a video posted to Citizen TV Kenya’s …

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Widespread testing is the key to reopening country, says Dr. Birx

iStock/Gwengoat(NEW YORK) — With nearly 765,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 40,000 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Deborah Birx joined ABC’s This Week to discuss how the nation can slow the spread of the virus and reopen the country. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said, “One of those critical — critical — legs of the stool is testing.”  In addition, expanding …

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Bill Cosby deemed “not eligible” for early release despite COVID-19 spread concerns

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(PENNSYLVANIA) — Bill Cosby will remain behind bars despite Pennsylvania’s plan to release some inmates as a way to reduce further spread of COVID-19. Cosby, 82, who was convicted in 2018 for the 2004 sexual assault of former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, has been deemed ineligible for an early release because of his violent offender classification. “Mr. …

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2020 San Diego Comic-Con officially canceled due to COVID-19

Daniel Knighton/Getty Images(SAN DIEGO) — The 2020 San Diego Comic-Con has officially been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the first time the event has been scrapped in its 50-year history. The event, which was set to take place July 23-26, will instead return to the San Diego Convention Center July 22-25, 2021. “Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures and …

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‘Fuller House’ star Jodie Sweetin’s kids host adorable “dress like a celebrity” dinner

Disney Channel/Image Group LA(LOS ANGELES) — With being able to dress up for dinner and head out to a fancy restaurant out of the question due to the COVID-19 pandemic, families across America are finding creative ways to make family meals a little more fun. Fuller House star Jodie Sweetin revealed Thursday that her 11-year-old daughter Zoie came up with a brilliant idea to come to …

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