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Medical staff examine a patient suffering from coronavirus in the COVID-19 intensive care unit (ICU) at United Memorial Medical Center on November 16, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura | Getty Images Texas public health officials announced on Thursday that they have identified the state’s first case of a new, more contagious variant of the
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Boeing agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion to settle criminal charges with the U.S. Justice Department, which accused the company of concealing information about its 737 Max airplane that was involved in two crashes that claimed 346 lives, federal prosecutors announced Thursday. Prosecutors said Boeing ”knowingly and willfully” conspired to defraud the United States by
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A pharmacist dilutes the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine while preparing it to administer to staff and residents at the Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads, a senior living community in Falls Church, Virginia, on December 30, 2020. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images The Covid-19 vaccine appears to cause severe allergic reactions at a significantly higher rate
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The U.S. Covid vaccination effort is far behind original estimates. More than 15.4 million doses have been delivered to states, but only 4.5 million Americans have received their first shot according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Providence Hospital System, however, has defied the country’s slow rollout trend and has given the first
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McDonald’s Crispy Chicken Sandwich and Deluxe Crispy Chicken Sandwich Source: McDonald’s McDonald’s will launch three chicken sandwiches in February as it tries to reach new customers with more poultry on its menu. Starting Feb. 24, consumers will be able to buy the Crispy Chicken Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich and the Deluxe Chicken Sandwich. The fast-food
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co (KR.N) stopped short of raising its annual forecasts on Thursday, saying a coronavirus-driven surge in demand for essential goods was fading as American households reconsider what they have on their shelves. FILE PHOTO: Customers browse grocery store shelves inside Kroger Co.’s Ralphs supermarket amid fears of the
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[ad_1] LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) – Global stocks drifted on Thursday as spiking coronavirus cases in some U.S. states and China crushed hopes of a quick global economic comeback from the pandemic. FILE PHOTO: A street cleaning operative walks past the London Stock Exchange Group building in the City of London financial district, whilst British stocks tumble
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[ad_1] WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A second wave of layoffs amid weak demand and fractured supply chains is likely keeping new U.S. applications for unemployment benefits elevated, supporting views that the economy faces a long and difficult recovery from the COVID-19 recession. People line up outside a temporary unemployment office established by the Kentucky Labor Cabinet
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, Steve Dickson, acknowledged on Wednesday that Boeing Co (BA.N) and the U.S. air safety agency both made mistakes on the 737 MAX jet, but rejected senators’ accusations the FAA was “stonewalling” probes after two fatal crashes. Federal Aviation Administration (FFA) Administrator Stephen Dickson testifies during
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[ad_1] (Reuters) – Nissan’s chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta helped engineer the troubled automaker’s latest turnaround plan. Now his allies are pressing the board to promote him to co-CEO to drive the new strategy, said four people with direct knowledge. FILE PHOTO: Nissan Motor COO Ashwani Gupta speaks during a news conference at Nissan Motor
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