NewsNet 5 Oct 2020

Grim Predictions for Rebound of U.S. Economy


Our economy is on the upswing after taking the biggest hit on record because of COVID. But, when can we expect for it to fully recover?

Some 40 universities in the United Kingdom have now reported cases of Coronavirus, forcing thousands of students to self-isolate as the new term begins.

Many students are demanding to know why they were encouraged to leave home and pay for accommodation when much of the teaching is being done online.

Aberystwyth University is the latest to suspend face-to-face teaching because of the pandemic.

After a wave of complaints, the Scottish government has now changed its guidance to allow students to return home if they wish, although their entire household would then have to isolate for 14 days.

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reporting from Dan Johnson in Manchester.
Billboards featuring alleged undocumented immigrants charged with, but not convicted of crimes have been placed around parts of Pennsylvania, a major battleground state. The public messaging campaign was created by ICE and former DHS officials have called it part of President Trump's "propaganda machine." CBS News immigration reporter Camilo Montoya-Galvez joins CBSN to explain.
The East Troublesome Fire in the U.S. state of Colorado has grown more than 100,000 acres overnight with high winds, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate.
The battle for control of the Senate rests on a pair of high-stakes runoff elections in Georgia. Incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue will face Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff while the state's other incumbent Republican senator, Kelly Loeffler, is up against Democrat Raphael Warnock. Democrats will need to win both races in order for Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to become the tie-breaking vote in the Senate. Siobhan Hughes, a congressional reporter for the Wall Street Journal, joined "Red and Blue" anchor Elaine Quijano with more.

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