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Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions

Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions

Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions Cache of 29 Million AstraZeneca Doses in Italy Raises E.U. Suspicions BRUSSELS — A stockpile of 29 million doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine that were found languishing in a facility in Italy became the new flash point on Wednesday in the conflict between the pharmaceutical company and the European …

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Pandemic Raises Concerns About Childhood Lead Poisoning

Pandemic Raises Concerns About Childhood Lead Poisoning

Pandemic Raises Concerns About Childhood Lead Poisoning Pandemic Raises Concerns About Childhood Lead Poisoning “We’re afraid that the kids who are being missed are probably the kids at higher risk,” Dr. Courtney said. Some states reported that the dip in lead screenings was especially pronounced among children who were on Medicaid, he added. For lead-poisoned children, the consequences could be …

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Severe Obesity Raises Risk of Covid-19 Hospitalization and Death, Study Finds

Severe Obesity Raises Risk of Covid-19 Hospitalization and Death, Study Finds

Severe Obesity Raises Risk of Covid-19 Hospitalization and Death, Study Finds Severe Obesity Raises Risk of Covid-19 Hospitalization and Death, Study Finds Over the past year, many scientific teams around the world have reported that obese people who contract the coronavirus are especially likely to become dangerously ill. Now, a large new study, of nearly 150,000 adults at more than …

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When Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit

When Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit

When Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit When Amazon Raises Its Minimum Wage, Local Companies Follow Suit Many small-business owners do not welcome the pressure. Tad Mollnhauer, who runs two printing and shipping retail stores near Orlando, Fla., said entry-level workers typically earned about $10 to $12 an hour. But these days, anyone paying that rate risks …

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Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing

Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing

Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing Pope’s Planned Visit to Iraq, Amid Pandemic, Raises Questions of Timing VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has said that he has canceled trips during the pandemic because “in conscience I cannot provoke gatherings,” but that the only thing that would stop him from becoming the first pope to visit …

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Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability

Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability

Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability Arrest of Opposition Leader in Georgia Raises Fear of Growing Instability MOSCOW — Major opposition parties in the South Caucasus nation of Georgia vowed on Wednesday to boycott Parliament until the government releases a prominent opponent detained recently. The instability adds yet another country to a growing list of …

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Biden Raises Concerns With China’s Xi in First Call Since Election

Biden Raises Concerns With China’s Xi in First Call Since Election

Biden Raises Concerns With China’s Xi in First Call Since Election Biden Raises Concerns With China’s Xi in First Call Since Election WASHINGTON — President Biden spoke Wednesday evening with President Xi Jinping of China, raising concerns about Beijing’s aggressive policies abroad and human rights abuses at home in the first conversation between the two leaders since Mr. Biden’s election. …

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Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million

Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million

Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million Reddit, the Talk of the Internet, Raises $250 Million SAN FRANCISCO — Fresh off a winning Super Bowl ad and a role at the center of a recent stock market frenzy, Reddit announced on Monday that it had raised $250 million in new funding, valuing the social news start-up at $6 …

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Robinhood, in Need of Cash, Raises $1 Billion From Its Investors

Robinhood, in Need of Cash, Raises $1 Billion From Its Investors

Robinhood, in Need of Cash, Raises $1 Billion From Its Investors Robinhood, in Need of Cash, Raises $1 Billion From Its Investors Facing an onslaught of demands on its cash amid a stock market frenzy, Robinhood, the online trading app, said on Thursday that it was raising an infusion of more than $1 billion from its existing investors. Robinhood, one …

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Biden’s Promise of Immigration Reform Raises Hopes in Latin America

Biden’s Promise of Immigration Reform Raises Hopes in Latin America

Biden’s Promise of Immigration Reform Raises Hopes in Latin America Biden’s Promise of Immigration Reform Raises Hopes in Latin America Advocates also want the Biden administration to cancel a measure that allows border authorities to quickly expel migrants when they cross the border, including those seeking asylum. Trump administration officials had argued this was needed to prevent the spread of …

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