Chris Brown attends a progress hearing at Los Angeles Superior Court in 2015. Photo: Lucy Nicholson, Pool/Getty Images

Singer Chris Brown is being held in Paris after an unnamed woman filed a rape complaint, according to French officials, per the AP.

Details: Brown was detained on Monday and faces potential aggravated rape and drug charges. French investigators must decide whether to file charges or release him in the next two days. In 2009, Brown pleaded guilty to felony assault of his then-girlfriend Rihanna.

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U.S. hits highest daily COVID-19 case count since pandemic began

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The U.S. confirmed at least 83,010 coronavirus cases on Friday, the country's highest daily total since the pandemic started, according to data from the COVID Tracking Project.

By the numbers: Friday's total surpassed the U.S.'s previous record set on July 17 when 76,842 cases were recorded. 

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Fauci: Trump hasn't been to a COVID task force meeting in months

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President Trump has not attended a White House coronavirus task force meeting in “several months,” NIAID director Anthony Fauci told MSNBC on Friday.

Why it matters: At the beginning of the pandemic, the task force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, met every day, but in the "last several weeks," members have held virtual meetings once a week, Fauci said, even as the number of new cases continues to surge in the country.