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 2021-01-15 21:16 

AP

Anger in states over pace of COVID-19 vaccine allotments...

Uncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday in some states, with officials worried that the shipments they expected won't be coming......

 2021-01-15 21:16 

AP

Meyer believes Jacksonville 'is the place' he can win in NFL...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer first started thinking about the NFL about a decade ago.He was getting phone calls from team owners. He was intrigued by the notion of testing his......

 2021-01-15 21:13 

AP

GOP lawmaker pushes bill to prevent renaming of Indianapolis...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A Republican lawmaker has proposed a measure that would ban the changing of any Indiana city names in the wake of Native American protests that forced the renaming of......

 2021-01-15 21:09 

Reuters

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National Rifle Association says it has filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. court...

The National Rifle Association on Friday said in a statement that it has filed bankruptcy petitions in U.S. court as part of a restructuring plan....

 2021-01-15 21:04 

AP

WHO cites human behavior more than variants as virus spreads...

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said Friday that the impact of new variants of COVID-19 in places like Britain, South Africa and Brazil remains to be seen, citing......

 2021-01-15 21:03 

Reuters

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Dollar finishes week stronger as U.S. data hurts risk appetite...

The U.S. dollar rose across the board to hit a four-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday, as data showing the COVID-19 pandemic's continuing toll on the economy boosted demand for the safe-haven currency....

 2021-01-15 21:02 

Reuters

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FOREX-Dollar finishes week stronger as U.S. data hurts risk appetite...

The U.S. dollar rose across the board to hit a four-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday, as data showing the COVID-19 pandemic's continuing toll on the economy boosted demand for the safe-haven currency....

 2021-01-15 20:59 

Reuters

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Biden will encourage vaccination of all people over 65, frontline workers...

The incoming administration of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden will seek to vaccinate all people over 65 and frontline workers, as Biden seeks to administer 100 million COVID-19 vaccines during his first 100 days in office....

 2021-01-15 20:54 

AP

Arizona research to study coronavirus spread in Yuma sewage...

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona researchers are launching a project in Yuma County aimed at understanding the community spread of the coronavirus by studying the area's wastewater.Gov. Doug Ducey......

 2021-01-15 20:53 

Reuters

Johnson takes stand against 'cruel' Japanese whaling - The Telegraph...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is taking a stand against "cruel" Japanese whaling, The Telegraph newspaper said on Friday, after a minke whale became caught in fishing nets for 19 days before being killed by fishermen this week,...

 2021-01-15 20:52 

Reuters

UK's Johnson takes stand against 'cruel' Japanese whaling: The Telegraph...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is taking a stand against "cruel" Japanese whaling, The Telegraph newspaper said on Friday, after a minke whale became caught in fishing nets for 19 days before being killed by fishermen this week,...

 2021-01-15 20:51 

Reuters

Newfoundland government to fund refinery as search for buyer continues...

Canadian province Newfoundland and Labrador will give North Atlantic Refinery Limited C$16.6 million ($13.05 million) to keep its 135,000 barrels per day Come-by-Chance plant idled as the owner seeks a new capital partner, the provincial government said o...

 2021-01-15 20:50 

Reuters

U.S. keeping music licensing decrees that help Spotify, others...

The U.S. Justice Department's top antitrust official said on Friday the administration won't scrap decades-old agreements with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI that hold down costs for Spotify and others....

 2021-01-15 20:50 

Reuters

UK's Johnson takes stand against 'cruel' Japanese whaling - The Telegraph...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is taking a stand against "cruel" Japanese whaling, The Telegraph newspaper said on Friday, after a minke whale became caught in fishing nets for 19 days before being killed by fishermen this week,...

 2021-01-15 20:49 

Reuters

N.Y. health insurer Excellus reaches $5.1 mln deal with HHS over data breach...

New York health insurer Excellus Health Plan Inc will pay $5.1 million to resolve possible violations of federal health privacy and security rules related to a cyberattack the company discovered in 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sa...

 2021-01-15 20:47 

Reuters

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Biden will keep Dr. Francis Collins as National Institute of Health director: statement...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will keep Dr. Francis Collins as head of the National Institute of Health, his transition team said in a press release Friday....

 2021-01-15 20:47 

AP

Charges dismissed against police officer in summer protest...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charges have been dismissed against a Philadelphia police officer who was accused of striking a protester in the head with a metal baton during a racial injustice......

 2021-01-15 20:47 

Reuters

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Canada keeps end-September COVID vaccination target despite Pfizer delay...

Pfizer's reduction of its COVID-19 vaccine shipments will not delay Canada's goal of getting most people inoculated by the end of September, the country's procurement minister said on Friday as the country battled a second surge in infections....

 2021-01-15 20:46 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Canada keeps end-Sept COVID vaccination target despite Pfizer delay...

Pfizer's reduction of its COVID-19 vaccine shipments will not delay Canada's goal of getting most people inoculated by the end of September, the country's procurement minister said on Friday as the country battled a second surge in infections....

 2021-01-15 20:44 

Reuters

U.S. keeping music licensing decrees that help Spotify, others...

The U.S. Justice Department's top antitrust official said on Friday the administration won't scrap decades-old agreements with music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI that hold down costs for Spotify and others....

 2021-01-15 20:44 

Reuters

U.S. to carry out 13th and final execution under Trump administration...

The U.S. government intends to carry out the 13th and final execution under President Donald Trump's administration on Friday evening, just five days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office with a promise to try to end the death penalty....

 2021-01-15 20:44 

Reuters

Data, lockdowns weigh on stocks and oil; dollar rises...

Stock and oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by intensifying lockdowns and weak U.S. retail sales data, while the dollar was on track to post its strongest week in over two months....

 2021-01-15 20:43 

AP

Philip J. Smith, who led Shubert Organization, dies at 89...

NEW YORK (AP) — Philip J. Smith, who rose from box office treasurer at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway to chairman and co-CEO of the theatrical giant Shubert Organization, has died from......

 2021-01-15 20:43 

AP

Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving State...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away. In his final days as secretary of state, he's issuing orders that have caused international consternation and tweeting up a storm on his......

 2021-01-15 20:42 

Reuters

Biden will keep Dr. Francis Collins as National Institute of Health director - statement...

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will keep Dr. Francis Collins as head of the National Institute of Health, his transition team said in a press release Friday....

 2021-01-15 20:41 

Reuters

Data, lockdowns weigh on stocks and oil; dollar rises...

Stock and oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by intensifying lockdowns and weak U.S. retail sales data, while the dollar was on track to post its strongest week in over two months....

 2021-01-15 20:41 

UPI

U.S. Navy to arm amphibious vessels with long-range missiles...

The U.S. Navy plans to integrate anti-ship missiles aboard its amphibious ships, it announced this month, part of a larger effort to increase ship firepower....

 2021-01-15 20:40 

Reuters

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Tunisia reports daily coronavirus record of 4,170 cases...

Tunisia said on Friday it recorded 4,170 new confirmed coronavirus cases, a record since the start of the pandemic....

 2021-01-15 20:40 

Reuters

GLOBAL MARKETS-Data, lockdowns weigh on stocks and oil; dollar rises...

Stock and oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by intensifying lockdowns and weak U.S. retail sales data, while the dollar was on track to post its strongest week in over two months....

 2021-01-15 20:39 

Reuters

Tunisia reports daily coronavirus record of 4,170 cases...

Tunisia said on Friday it recorded 4,170 new confirmed coronavirus cases, a record since the start of the pandemic....

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