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FFP2 and KN95 face masks offer extremely high levels of protection against infection with the coronavirus, according to new research underlining their relevance for everyday use in schools, shops, and other settings during the pandemic. Unlike cloth masks, masks with the European (FFP2) and US (KN95) filtering standards are known for their ability to also protect the person wearing them. However, the level of protection depends entirely on how well they fit the wearer, as researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organisation in the German city of Goettingen report in a st...


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Executing a valid search warrant, FBI agents arrived in the morning to search the office. The word "unprecedented" was on everyone's lips. They seized business records, computers and other documents related to possible crimes. An enraged Donald Trump denounced the FBI and the Justice Department, saying not that they had abided by the warrant issued by a federal judge, but rather that agents had "broken into" the office.

The year was 2018, and Trump was livid about the FBI's investigation into his longtime attorney/fixer, Michael Cohen.

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In the days since the FBI executed a search warrant at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home, Trump, and his GOP lackeys have trotted out excuse after excuse to explain away the trove of material seized from a storage room at his golf club: A politically motivated witch hunt! The evidence was planted by the FBI! There was nothing important there! Obama did it too! (He didn’t.) And finally, on Friday night:

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