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‘Double mutant' Covid-19 variant alert in India: Experts warn Covishield vaccine ‘no better than water' against some strains

‘Double mutant' Covid-19 variant alert in India: Experts warn Covishield vaccine ‘no better than water' against some strains

5 minutes ago   |   RT

India is scrambling to counter a new hybrid of coronavirus detected in the country, as medical professionals warn that the new strain could be resilient against the...
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The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Explained

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Scores of appointments were canceled after the U.S. called for a halt on the use of the Johnson & Johnson shot. Here's the story behind that decision.
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How New Mexico Became the State With the Highest Rate of Full Vaccinations

9 minutes ago   |   NY Times

New Mexico, which has one of the highest poverty rates in the U.S., is a vaccination pacesetter thanks to decisive political decisions, homegrown technology and cooperation.
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New Zealand To Pilot Early Covid-19 Detection App On Border Workers

19 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The app uses smartwatch data to alert users to possible Covid-19 two or three days before the onset of symptoms.
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Japan: Olympics could still be cancelled over COVID fears

33 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Japan's ruling party official says Olympics must be cancelled 'without hesitation' if coronavirus situation too severe.
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Jobless claims will offer a gauge of the pandemic's continuing toll

35 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Claims for the next few months could remain much higher than they were before the pandemic as the labor market adjusts to a new normal.
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Philadelphia mayor to present budget plan on Thursday

37 minutes ago   |   ABC

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is set to unveil his 2022 budget Thursday, and thanks to the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, it won't be quite as grim as it once looked.
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Coinbase shares are popping again

57 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Trade in the crypto trading giant is volatile again today in the pre-market.
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Finland's Covid Situation Eases as New Cases Drop Significantly

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

The coronavirus pandemic is easing in Finland as new cases have declined for a couple of weeks.
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For New York City Rich Who Fled, a Bronx Cheer

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Sure, the tax revenue is nice. But ...
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Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

Democrats to unveil bill to expand US Supreme Court by four justices

WASHINGTON - Congressional Democrats plan to introduce legislation on Thursday to expand the U.S. Supreme Court by four justices, a proposal aimed at breaking the conservative... Read more ...

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

US poised to announce sanctions on Russia in response to SolarWinds hack

In response to a massive hacking campaign that breached vital federal agencies, and believed to have been aimed at stealing government information, the Biden administration is... Read more ...

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

Tokyo Games: Officials say cancelation, no fans still option

TOKYO - Two top officials of Japan's ruling LDP party on Thursday said radical changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One went as far to suggest they still could be... Read more ...

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

Luca Doncic's 3-pointer at buzzer leads Mavericks past Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Luka Doncic hit a leaning, lunging 3-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 114-113 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night... Read more ...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo...

Rep. Matt Gaetz's Woes Deepen As New Report Details Associate's Shady Venmo Payments

Joel Greenberg made more than 150 payments to dozens of women, including a minor, The Daily Beast reported. Read more ...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in...

White Sox's Carlos Rodon completes no-hitter after losing perfect game in 9th to HBP

Carlos Rodon is all the way back after elbow and shoulder issues the past two years. Read more ...

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

White Sox LHP Rodón loses perfect game on HBP in 9th

CHICAGO - Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the... Read more ...

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

Ennis, Carter Jr. come up big as Magic beat Bulls 115-106

CHICAGO - James Ennis scored 22 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Bulls... Read more ...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing...

US set to sanction a dozen Russian individuals, 24 entities for influencing the 2020 election, SolarWinds hack

Summary List Placement The US government is set to impose sanctions on around a dozen Russian government and intelligence officials, as well as 20 entities linked to Russian... Read more ...

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hits early HR off Musgrove, Pirates beat Padres 5-1

Polanco hit a solo shot into the right-field stands in the second inning. That ended a 32-inning scoreless streak by Musgrove that dated to last season when he was still with... Read more ...