Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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Georgia Republicans worry that a misinformed public could hurt turnout in January

In the high-stakes runoff election for two U.S. Senate seats that will decide which party controls the chamber under President-elect Joe Biden, Republicans in Georgia worry that many reliable GOP voters will let cynicism over allegations of election fraud keep them from the polls. Georgia Republican Assembly President Alexander Johnson is concerned that a misinformed public will affect voter turnout in the runoff election.

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WH Press Secretary: Biden Should Not Be Concerned About Vaccine Distribution

(CNSNews.com) – White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Friday that the White House is not concerned that a lack of working with former Vice President Joe Biden will result in a slowdown of COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

“Yeah, I’m glad you asked that question.  It’s an important one, and not in the slightest because, in fact, I did hear the former Vice President say yesterday he was concerned about not being able to distribute a vaccine. He shouldn’t be,” McEnany said at a White House press briefing.

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Latest Corona-related news in brief:

NORWAY’S NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM WAS ACCUSED of expecting special exemptions from anti-infection rules through the weekend, even after it gave up traveling to Romania for a final Euro2020 qualifier. Criticism continued when players exposed to the Corona virus were nonetheless allowed to travel from Oslo back to their respective clubs on Sunday.

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Japanese English – ESL Lesson Plan – Breaking News English Lesson

There are many types of English around the world. Some well-known varieties in Asia include Chinglish in China, Singlish in Singapore and Japanese English. A group of language experts in Japan is troubled by how the government uses English. In particular, it says the government uses computer or online translation too much. Researchers say many translations create strange and confusing words and expressions. Many of these are confusing to English speakers. The researchers worry this could have a negative impact on Japan’s tourist industry. They even say the increasing amount of unsuitable words is becoming a “national embarrassment” in Japan.