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States rush to replace J&J vaccine appointments after FDA recommends pause
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States rush to replace J&J vaccine appointments after FDA recommends pause

More than two dozen states took steps Tuesday to halt inoculations with Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine, shortly after the Food and Drug Administration recommended to pause its use after reports some women developed a rare blood clotting disorder. The states, like the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stressed that they...

Biden proposes summit with Putin as Russia amasses on Ukraine border
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Biden proposes summit with Putin as Russia amasses on Ukraine border

Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with leaders of the country’s political parties represented in the lower house of parliament via a video conference call at Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia February 17, 2021. Mikhail Klimentyev | Sputnik | Reuters WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden proposed a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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Panicked patients call doctors as Covid vaccine hesitancy rises with J&J blood clot issue
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Panicked patients call doctors as Covid vaccine hesitancy rises with J&J blood clot issue

More Americans will likely refuse to get Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine after U.S. health regulators said six women developed a rare blood-clotting disorder that left one dead and another in critical condition, experts on public health and vaccines told CNBC on Tuesday. The Food and Drug Administration asked states early Tuesday to temporarily halt...

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Iran to defy uranium enrichment limits of 2015 nuclear deal after attack
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Iran to defy uranium enrichment limits of 2015 nuclear deal after attack

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi attends a nuclear deal review meeting in Tehran. Raheb Homavandi | Reuters WASHINGTON – Iran will begin enriching uranium at 60%, a significant step towards weapons-grade material, in response to the attack at a key nuclear site, the country’s top nuclear negotiator told state media on Tuesday. Iran’s deputy...

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Coinbase is unlike any market debut Wall Street has ever seen
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Coinbase is unlike any market debut Wall Street has ever seen

Brian Armstrong, co-founder and chief executive officer of Coinbase Inc. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Coinbase is poised to command an astronomical valuation when the digital currency exchange goes public on Wednesday. But ask 10 market experts how the company should be valued and you’ll likely get 10 answers. That’s because Coinbase’s...

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Biden plans to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, missing May deadline
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Biden plans to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, missing May deadline

1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, watch as CH-47 Chinook helicopters circle above during a dust storm at Forward Operating Base Kushamond, Afghanistan, July 17, during preparation for an air assault mission. U.S. Army photo WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September,...

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FDA advises pausing J&J Covid vaccine after blood-clotting issue affects 6 women, kills 1
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FDA advises pausing J&J Covid vaccine after blood-clotting issue affects 6 women, kills 1

The Food and Drug Administration asked states on Tuesday to temporarily halt using Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine ”out of an abundance of caution” after six women in the U.S. developed a rare blood-clotting disorder that left one woman dead and another in critical condition. ”Right now, these adverse events appear to be extremely rare,”...

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Fortnite creator Epic Games’ valuation jumps to $29 billion
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Fortnite creator Epic Games’ valuation jumps to $29 billion

This illustration picture shows a person waiting for an update of Epic Games’ Fortnite on their smartphone in Los Angeles on August 14, 2020. Chris Delmas | AFP | Getty Images Epic Games, developer of the popular video game Fortnite, on Tuesday said it raised $1 billion in a new round of funding that lifts...

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CDU battle between Soeder and Laschet ahead of election
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CDU battle between Soeder and Laschet ahead of election

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she sits down for the weekly cabinet meeting on April 13, 2021 at the Chancellery in Berlin. JOHN MACDOUGALL | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — It was never going to be easy to find a successor to Angela Merkel, German chancellor for the last 16 years. But the...

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SoftBank-backed Grab agrees to deal to go public in world’s largest SPAC merger
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SoftBank-backed Grab agrees to deal to go public in world’s largest SPAC merger

Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing giant Grab announced Tuesday that it’s set to go public through a SPAC merger with Altimeter Growth Corp., in a deal that values the company at $39.6 billion — the largest blank-check merger to date. Grab says it intends to list on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol ”GRAB” following the deal’s completion....

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