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Biden signs executive order to strengthen cybersecurity after Colonial Pipeline hack
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Biden signs executive order to strengthen cybersecurity after Colonial Pipeline hack

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the COVID-19 response and the ongoing vaccination program at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on May 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images WASHINGTON —  President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday aimed at strengthening U.S. cybersecurity defenses, a move that follows a series...

Elon Musk says Tesla will stop accepting bitcoin for car purchases
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Elon Musk says Tesla will stop accepting bitcoin for car purchases

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Wednesday on Twitter that Tesla has “suspended vehicle purchases using bitcoin,” out of concern over “rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for bitcoin mining.” In an SEC filing in February, Tesla revealed that it bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and it may invest in more of bitcoin or other...

Stock futures hold steady after Dow’s worst day since January
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Stock futures hold steady after Dow’s worst day since January

A passenger wears a protective mask at the Wall Street subway station in New York, on Monday, March 30, 2020. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg via Getty Images Futures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes held steady at the start of the overnight session Wednesday, just hours after persistent pressure on tech stocks pushed...

CDC says 28 blood clot cases, 3 deaths may be linked to J&J Covid vaccine
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CDC says 28 blood clot cases, 3 deaths may be linked to J&J Covid vaccine

The Johnson & Johnson Janssen Vaccine Stephen Zenner | LightRocket | Getty Images CDC scientists say their investigation into a rare blood clotting issue linked to the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine has identified 28 people who developed the potentially life threatening blockages — three of whom have died. The Food and Drug Administration and...

Biden says expect good news in next 24 hours
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Biden says expect good news in next 24 hours

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he anticipates good news “in the next 24 hours” on the ongoing Colonial Pipeline cyber attack that has disabled fuel deliveries up and down the East Coast in recent days. “We have been in very, very close contact with Colonial Pipeline, which is the one area you’re...

CDC panel endorses for use in kids 12 to 15
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CDC panel endorses for use in kids 12 to 15

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel voted Wednesday to endorse expanded usage of Pfizer‘s and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-old kids, clearing the way for pediatricians to start giving out the shots across the U.S. as early as Thursday. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation, which was adopted 14-0 with one...

Top U.S. and Russian diplomats will meet next week in Iceland
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Top U.S. and Russian diplomats will meet next week in Iceland

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers a statement as he meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels, Belgium, April 14, 2021. Johanna Geron | Reuters WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will meet in person with his Russian counterpart next week in Iceland, the highest-level talks in-person between Washington and...