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CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (BLOOMBERG) - Moderna Inc said it would produce as many as 3 billion doses of its Covid-19 vaccine next year as it makes new investments to bolster output at several factories in the US and Europe. The biotech company said it would increase supply by 50 per cent at its Norwood, Massachusetts, plant, which makes much of the ...
Jun 12th 2021BOSTON AND SÃO PAULOARTHUR DO VAL just wanted to be somebody. A sitting lawmaker in São Paulo’s regional assembly—with, as he boasts in his Twitter bio, the second-largest number of votes of any candidate—Mr do Val rose to fame by heckling lefties at marches. He learned this......
LONDON (AFP) - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said on Saturday (June 20) the Black Lives Matter protests showed society had reached a "tipping point" at which injustices are finally addressed. "It feels like we have passed some kind of social tipping point where people are starting to realise that we cannot keep looking away from these thi...
A refugee who escaped communist Cuba issued a dire warning to Americans about the path the country is headed down. Maximo Alvarez declared that critical American institutions have already been infected with communism, including schools and the media. Podcast host Lisa Boothe asked Alvarez on Wednesday if Americans have swallowed the communist poiso...
MOSCOW — The strongman president of Belarus sent a fighter jet to intercept a European airliner traveling through the country’s airspace on Sunday and ordered the plane to land in the capital, Minsk, where a prominent opposition journalist aboard was then seized, provoking international outrage. The stunning gambit by......
President Biden, escalating his fight with Republican governors who are blocking local school districts from requiring masks to protect against the coronavirus, said Wednesday that his Education Department would use its broad powers — including taking possible legal action — to deter states from barring universal masking in classrooms.......
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department subpoenaed Apple for information in February 2018 about an account that belonged to Donald F. McGahn II, President Donald J. Trump’s White House counsel at the time, and barred the company from telling him about it, according to two people briefed on the matter.Apple......
BRASÍLIA (AFP) - Brazil's health ministry said on Monday (May 25) it would not change its recommendation to treat coronavirus with hydroxychloroquine, despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) deciding to suspend trials of the drug over safety concerns. Like his US counterpart Donald Trump, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has touted the suppos...
Cellphone video caught the moment things got ugly between an SUV driver trying to get home and several motorcyclists involved in a Black Lives Matter march. And it all went down in Stillwater, Minnesota — population about 20,000 and around 30 minutes east of Minneapolis. What happened? Video posted Saturday to Twitter begins with the angry drive...
After Maggie Williams of Summit High School in Bend, Oregon, collapsed at the finish line during an 800-meter race last week, outrage erupted over the state's mask mandate for athletes — even for runners like Williams who compete with the sun shining on their backs and the wind blowing past their faces.Her coach Dave Turnbull said Williams, with he...
US election mail will be handled 'securely and on time', says postal chief US Postmaster Louis DeJoy on Friday told lawmakers the Postal Service would deliver ballots “securely and on time” in the November presidential election, but indicated he would pursue dramatic operational changes after that date. DeJoy faced pointed questions at a Senate hea...
One minute Avi Mandel was minding his own business on a Southwest Airlines plane before takeoff this weekend and eating a box of Twizzlers — and the next minute, he was kicked off the Florida-bound flight. What are the details? Mandel told WBZ-TV that he had been a frequent Southwest customer — that is until his Sunday flight from Thurgood Marshal...