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“We are opening 100 buildings this month alone across new fulfillment and sortation centers, delivery stations, and other sites.”

Amazon senior vice president of worldwide operations, Dave Clark, as the retailer adds 100,000 new jobs in America, Canada.

“You have the protests, coronavirus pandemic, now the wildfires. What else can go wrong?”

Portland, OR resident Danielle Oliver, asking the question on everyone’s mind.

"The fact is, I’m a cheerleader for this country, I love our country, and I don’t want people to be frightened. I don’t want to create panic, as you say. And certainly, I’m not going to drive this country or the world into a frenzy."

Pres. Trump responding to allegations he misled Americans by publicly downplaying the severity of the COVID-19 earlier this year.

"This could be the greatest loss of human lives and property due to wildfires in our state’s history."

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown as the state battles 35 wildfires, engulfing 300,000+ acres.

"I think the likelihood that we're going to have a vaccine for widespread use in 2020 is extremely low."

Former FDA commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb in response to claims a COVID-19 vaccine could be ready this year, as nine drug companies working on vaccines pledge to put safety ahead of speed.

"Existing fires are displaying extreme fire behavior, new fire starts are likely, weather conditions are worsening, and we simply do not have enough resources to fully fight and contain every fire."

USDA Forest Service official on the 25 major wildfires ablaze in California.

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“It looks shaky for the balloons.”

Accuweather senior meteorologist Steve Wistar on the windy weather forecast for Thursday's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.  The 93rd annual parade will go on even if city regulations prevent the balloons from flying during severe wind gusts. The last time Macy's was forced to scrap the balloons was 1971.
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“… her symptoms have abated …”

U.S. Supreme Court spokesperson Kathleen Arberg after Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital Friday for signs of an infection. The 86-year-old returned to work Monday. Justice Ginsberg's health remains a focus because Supreme Court justices may serve for life. The highest court in the land is split between conservative and liberal justices, but the next appointee could tip the ideological scale.
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“I hereby acknowledge my termination…”

Now former sec. of the Navy Richard Spencer who was apparently forced out of his position over a dust-up with the White House and Pentagon regarding the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Gallagher was found innocent of war crimes. His subsequent demotion was reversed by Pres. Trump, though he was facing what would be an independent internal review by the Navy.
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“It’s nothing short of a revolution.”

Willy Lam of the Chinese University of Hong Kong reacting to the results of Hong Kong's district council elections. After nearly six months of protests in Hong Kong, early results indicate the pro-democracy candidates swept the elections. The election results come after Pres. Trump indicated last week he may veto a bill supporting the pro-democracy protesters in light of ongoing trade talks with China.
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“The time has come to investigate the investigators.”

Israel's longest-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reacting to news he is the first sitting Israeli PM to face criminal charges. Last week, he was charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust for widespread corruption. The indictment comes as Israel inches toward holding its third election in less than a year after Netanyahu has twice failed to form a coalition.
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