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What Mattered This Week: September 14-18, 2020

The coronavirus is killing about 50,000 people per week, the World Health Organization warned. Plus, another 860,000 people filed for unemployment benefits last week, and hundreds of thousands of residents in the southeastern U.S. were still without power Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Sally. Read up on these and more of the week’s top headlines.

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What Mattered This Week: September 14-18, 2020
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    WHO says the coronavirus is killing about 50,000 people a week: 'That is not where we want to be'

    WHO says the coronavirus is killing about 50,000 people a week: 'That is not where we want to be'

    The World Health Organization warned Friday that the coronavirus is "not going away," noting that it's still killing about 50,000 people a week. "That …

    Israel bombs Gaza after rocket fire follows UAE, Bahrain deals

    Israel bombs Gaza after rocket fire follows UAE, Bahrain deals

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    Al Jazeera

    Israeli planes pound Gaza after rockets fired from besieged strip following signing of deals in Washington. The Israeli military carried out a series of air raids on the besieged Gaza Strip on Wednesday after rockets were fired into Israel during a “normalisation” of ties signing ceremony with the …

    How Trump's Ban on TikTok and WeChat Could Impact You

    How Trump's Ban on TikTok and WeChat Could Impact You

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    The Trump administration has ordered TikTok and WeChat to be removed from app stores on Sept. 20, banning both from the U.S. While TikTok gets a slight reprieve until Nov. 12 to work out a potential sale to Oracle, WeChat has not been afforded such leniency. Read about how this could affect you, what steps these app companies will take next and the potential consequences throughout the tech industry.

    Big Ten Audibles, Votes to Play College Football this Season

    The Big Ten has called a reverse, voting Wednesday to play the college football season after initially postponing action in August due to coronavirus concerns. The Big Ten will kick off their season the weekend of October 24 and play eight games in eight weeks before the conference title game commences on December 19. Patrick Schmidt, Senior Editor for college sports at Fansided discusses what changed to impact the Big Ten's decision-making.

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