What is a ‘poll watcher’ and who gets to be one on Election Day? and what HIPAA does (and doesn’t) protect

What is a ‘poll watcher’ and who gets to be one on Election Day? and what HIPAA does (and doesn’t) protect

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‘HIPAA does not give you a get-out-of-jail-free card’: What the health-privacy law does (and doesn’t) protect

Because President Donald Trump is receiving health care from a ‘covered entity,’ his information would be protected under the law, experts said.

Pierce Brosnan just listed his Malibu retreat for a whopping $100 million

Pierce Brosnan and his wife, Keely Brosnan, have listed their luxe Malibu property for an eye-popping $100 million.



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Broadway won’t reopen until June 2021 because of the pandemic — 3 reasons why theaters will be closed for so long

‘Our audience has to be safe no matter what age they are,’ said Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League, but she acknowledges social distancing will be difficult.

‘World’s best bar’ now offers its award-winning cocktails in canned form

Annual global sales for canned cocktails stand at $20 billion and are expected to rise to $146 billion in the next 10 years, according to one industry report.

Harris-Pence debate put spotlight on 54 million Americans with pre-existing conditions — and how they would be covered if Obamacare falls

Vice President Mike Pence said the Trump administration will protect people with pre-existing conditions, but didn’t get specific.

How to wear high-end labels without high-end prices

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6 things you should add to your pandemic travel kit

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What is a ‘poll watcher’ and who gets to be one on Election Day?

President Donald Trump says he wants his supporters “to go into the polls and watch very carefully.”

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When are the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett?

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Trump does ‘radio rally’ with Rush Limbaugh, while Biden campaigns in Nevada

With 25 days to go till the election, President Donald Trump is taking part Friday in a radio rally with conservative host Rush Limbaugh, while Democratic challenger Joe Biden campaigns in Nevada.

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Spain, France and the U.K. are fast moving toward the kind of tough COVID-19 lockdown measures in place earlier this year.


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