‘Up to 80%’ of people in Sicily refusing AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine over safety concerns

‘Up to 80%’ of people in Sicily refusing AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine over safety concerns
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The vast majority of people offered the Oxford/AstraZeneca anti-Covid vaccine Vaxzevria on the southern Italian island of Sicily are refusing to take it, according to the region’s president, Nello Musumeci.
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Stocks: $CIA

How Beijing silences Chinese voices against oppression - Los Angeles Times

How Beijing silences Chinese voices against oppression  - Los Angeles Times
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Chinese government uses fear, division and propaganda to suppress discussion on Xinjiang, as it claims that all citizens support its policies.
Sentiment: negative
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Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Environmental groups and neighbours condemn plan to release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water in two years’ time
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

ECB Report: Public Prioritizes Privacy in Potential Digital Euro - BeInCrypto

ECB Report: Public Prioritizes Privacy in Potential Digital Euro - BeInCrypto
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Professionals and private citizens would most prefer a digital euro that prioritizes privacy, a public consultation by the ECB says.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

The Impact of the UNSC on the EU’s Combatting Terrorist Financing Sanctions Regime

The Impact of the UNSC on the EU’s Combatting Terrorist Financing Sanctions Regime
Added 2 months ago
Summary: In the case of CTF sanctions, UN influence over EU sanctions occurs through path dependency and the EU’s commitment to multilateralism and international law.
Sentiment: positive
106 minute read
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Shontel Brown Approved Major Contract, Then Contractor Backed Her Campaign

Shontel Brown Approved Major Contract, Then Contractor Backed Her Campaign
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Despite pledging to recuse herself from contracts involving her partner “as necessary,” the councilwoman-turned-House-candidate approved $17 million to Perk.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $AWRE$CIA

Big Corporations Now Deploying Woke Ideology the Way Intelligence Agencies Do: As a Disguise

Big Corporations Now Deploying Woke Ideology the Way Intelligence Agencies Do: As a Disguise
Added 2 months ago
Summary: By draping itself in the finery of political activism, the corporatist class consolidates political power, corrupts democracy and distracts from its real functions.
Sentiment: positive
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Tucker Carlson’s Expanding Definition of Who Shouldn’t Get to Vote

Tucker Carlson’s Expanding Definition of Who Shouldn’t Get to Vote
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Out of the xenophobic frying pan into the Dred Scott fire.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $ROOT$CIA

The Battle for Bengal: Regional Resonance

The Battle for Bengal: Regional Resonance
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The results of the West Bengal elections are likely to impact not only its own 100 million population, but also the 163 million people inhabiting neighbouring Bangladesh.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA$SSTK

Issuer Direct Joins the Pledge 1% Movement and Announces, "Access to Giving" Virtual Investor Conference July 13-15, 2021

Issuer Direct Joins the Pledge 1% Movement and Announces, "Access to Giving" Virtual Investor Conference July 13-15, 2021
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Investors will Make Donations for Blocks of 1x1 Meetings with All Proceeds Donated to Financial Literacy Education RALEIGH, NC / ACCESSWIRE / April 14, 2021 / Issuer Direct Corporation (NYSE American:ISDR), an industry leading communications company, announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a global movement to allow companies of all sizes and stages to have a positive social impact through their business. In conjunction with
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $ISDR$CIA

Separatist Group Seeks To Move Oregon Border To Create «Greater Idaho»

Separatist Group Seeks To Move Oregon Border To Create «Greater Idaho»
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Northwests latest separatist cause to spark popular interest would move the Oregon and California borders to create «Greater Idaho,» despite being practically infeasible.
Sentiment: positive
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Construction Watch: KFC on Elmwood

Construction Watch: KFC on Elmwood
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Benderson Development Company is constructing a KFC restaurant in its Elmwood Hertel Plaza at 1893 Elmwood Avenue. The 2,656 sq.ft. restaurant will include a drive through in the plaza that is anchored by LA Fitness. It joins Citizens Bank along the plaza’s Elmwood frontage. Developer int
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $VIEW

Lockdown fury erupts in Europe as Italian restaurant owners clash with cops over Covid vaccine chaos as...

Lockdown fury erupts in Europe as Italian restaurant owners clash with cops over Covid vaccine chaos as...
Added 2 months ago
Summary: LOCKDOWN fury has erupted in Europe – with Italian restaurant owners clashing with cops over the country’s shutdown and vaccine chaos. Last night’s demonstration in Rome is the latest i…
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Stowe Boyd

Stowe Boyd
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Average hourly labour costs in EU States. by @mapandrum
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Life is a Bitche for French town after Facebook page removed in error

Life is a Bitche for French town after Facebook page removed in error
Added 2 months ago
Summary: It was assumed that Facebook's algorithm may have confused 'Bitche' with an English insult.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

Japan decides to dump Fukushima water into sea despite opposition

Japan decides to dump Fukushima water into sea despite opposition
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Protest against Japan's radioactive water discharge into sea - South Korean civic activists hold placards as they take part in a protest in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul against the Japanese government's decision to discharge radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into ...
Sentiment: negative
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J&J COVID vaccine rollout delayed in Europe amid blood clot reports

J&J COVID vaccine rollout delayed in Europe amid blood clot reports
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Johnson & Johnson will delay the rollout of their COVID-19 vaccine in Europe following reports of blood clots in six people after receiving jab.
Sentiment: positive
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Fury as Big Brother winner, 24, fakes being a nurse to get Covid vaccine before millions of vulnerable...

Fury as Big Brother winner, 24, fakes being a nurse to get Covid vaccine before millions of vulnerable...
Added 2 months ago
Summary: FURY has erupted across Argentina after a former winner of Big Brother faked being a nurse to get Covid vaccine before millions of vulnerable people.  University student and model Antonella Be…
Sentiment: negative
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Cryptos: $JST

House committee approves D.C. statehood, setting up likely passage in the full chamber

House committee approves D.C. statehood, setting up likely passage in the full chamber
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Although significant hurdles remain in the Senate, D.C. statehood has become a central issue for Democrats.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

Why Americans Can’t Resist A Celebrity Political Candidate

Why Americans Can’t Resist A Celebrity Political Candidate
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Are Americans in favor of the celebrity politician post-Trump? Seems like it, according to recent polling. …
Sentiment: positive
12 minute read
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Column: COVID won't end anywhere until it ends everywhere - Los Angeles Times

Column: COVID won't end anywhere until it ends everywhere - Los Angeles Times
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The world’s failure to deliver vaccines to needier countries is more than a scandal; it’s a crisis. And it could come to haunt us all soon.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Even as vaccines make it safer to travel, planning a trip is becoming increasingly complicated.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

It’s Not Just Georgia: More Than A Dozen Other States Are Trying To Take Power Away From Local Election Officials

It’s Not Just Georgia: More Than A Dozen Other States Are Trying To Take Power Away From Local Election Officials
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Georgia’s new election restrictions have garnered no shortage of criticism thanks to provisions that directly impose additional burdens on voters, such as an ID…
2 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

Stimulus: Band-Aid on a Tumor - Daily Reckoning

Stimulus: Band-Aid on a Tumor - Daily Reckoning
Added 2 months ago
Summary: “Distributing stimulus money and expecting this solution to fix America's economic malaise is akin to applying a Band-Aid over a tumor”…
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

EU throws weight behind Pfizer/BioNTech in vaccine drive

EU throws weight behind Pfizer/BioNTech in vaccine drive
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Exacerbating the problems for AstraZeneca, Denmark decided not to resume use of its vaccine, after putting it on hold due to blood clot reports.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA$JNJ$PFE

‘I’m going to start shoplifting ice-cream’: Ben & Jerry’s whips up Twitter storm after saying police forces ‘must be dismantled’

‘I’m going to start shoplifting ice-cream’: Ben & Jerry’s whips up Twitter storm after saying police forces ‘must be dismantled’
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Ice-cream company Ben & Jerry’s, known for their frequent forays into politics, has sparked yet another controversy after calling for police forces to be “dismantled” following the death of Daunte Wright.
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Stocks: $CIA

White Extremists Sought Murders of Politicians and Cops After Capitol Siege

White Extremists Sought Murders of Politicians and Cops After Capitol Siege
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Internal law enforcement reports, first reviewed by Gizmodo, reveal Homeland Security agents working closely with state and local agencies in the days following the Capitol siege. The fusion center reports detail white extremist calls to murder authorities.
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Biden urges Putin to ease Ukraine tensions

Biden urges Putin to ease Ukraine tensions
Added 2 months ago
Summary: US President Joe Biden told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to ease mounting tensions with neighboring Ukraine Tuesday, joining a pushback against a build-up of troops along their border which has raised alarm among NATO allies.As a new report from American intelligence said Russia was not se...
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

Inside a ‘world-class experiment’ in vaccine passports

Inside a ‘world-class experiment’ in vaccine passports
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Israel’s Green Pass allows holders to dine indoors, stay in hotels, visit gyms, and attend large events.
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Stocks: $CIA

Las Vegas is making a fake Singaporean hawker food center inside a resort | Boing Boing

Las Vegas is making a fake Singaporean hawker food center inside a resort | Boing Boing
Added 2 months ago
Summary: I’ve been to Singapore three times and Malaysia once, and the first thing I want to do when I get there is to eat at a hawker center. They are usually open-air food courts with a dozen or mor…
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $AAPL$CIA
Cryptos: $BLOOD

Idaho bans ‘vaccine passports,’ becoming THIRD US state to do so

Idaho bans ‘vaccine passports,’ becoming THIRD US state to do so
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Governor Brad Little has issued an executive order banning so-called “vaccine passports” in his state. Amid a national row over the passports, Idaho is the third state to ban them.
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Stocks: $CIA

Russia warns U.S. to stay away for its "own good" as Ukraine standoff intensifies

Russia warns U.S. to stay away for its "own good" as Ukraine standoff intensifies
Added 2 months ago
Summary: U.S. and Russia both reportedly sending warships into Black Sea amid fast-escalating standoff that Ukraine calls a struggle "between democracies and authoritarianism."
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $CSP

The quest for a universal coronavirus vaccine

The quest for a universal coronavirus vaccine
Added 2 months ago
Summary: A growing number of researchers are working to develop a variant-proof vaccine that would provide lasting immunity against different strains of the coronavirus, as well as other types of coronaviruses.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

EU picks vaccine sides for future pandemic fight

EU picks vaccine sides for future pandemic fight
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The EU technically now has enough doses to vaccinate the whole adult population roughly 6.5 times.
Sentiment: positive
10 minute read
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Cryptos: $VIEW

Biden calling for big spending on infrastructure - Los Angeles Times

Biden calling for big spending on infrastructure - Los Angeles Times
Added 2 months ago
Summary: After years of official inaction and failed promises on infrastructure, President Biden unveils a plan to upgrade public works and tackle climate change.
Sentiment: positive
11 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

COVID-19: India sees record case numbers as millions of pilgrims flock to Hindu festival

COVID-19: India sees record case numbers as millions of pilgrims flock to Hindu festival
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The 184,372 new infections in the past 24 hours, have pushed overall cases in the country to more than 13.5 million.
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Stocks: $CIA

The Environmental Protection Agency is cleaning up its image

The Environmental Protection Agency is cleaning up its image
Added 2 months ago
Summary: The Environmental Protection Agency is facing a “brain drain” after hundreds of scientists left during the Donald Trump administration. The agency has to revamp its image to fill the void.
Sentiment: positive
16 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA$SQ
Cryptos: $XVG$CAG

Putin gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine

Putin gets second dose of coronavirus vaccine
Added 2 months ago
Summary: President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday he had received the second dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus and encouraged Russians to follow his example.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

Pro-Europe Czech Foreign Minister dismissed by President

Pro-Europe Czech Foreign Minister dismissed by President
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Tomáš Petříček had clashed with the country's pro-Russian President over the use of Moscow's Sputnik V Vaccine before its approval in the EU.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

China reports COVID-19 outbreak on border with Myanmar

China reports COVID-19 outbreak on border with Myanmar
Added 3 months ago
Summary: BEIJING — At least nine people have tested positive for COVID-19 in a Chinese city on the border with Myanmar, health officials said Wednesday. Five are Chinese citizens are four are Myanmar nationals, the Yunnan Province Health Commission said in...
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Stocks: $CIA

How the far right got a stranglehold on the West

How the far right got a stranglehold on the West
Added 3 months ago
Summary: In the past, the rise of far-right ideology has surged ahead in Europe and the US in unison.
Sentiment: negative
51 minute read
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Israel's president calls for new alliances to solve deadlock

Israel's president calls for new alliances to solve deadlock
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin says voters want a prime minister who has “earned the trust" of the country's parliament and is able to form a governing coalition
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

LBRY responds to SEC regarding 'disastrous' securities Complaint - The Daily Chain

LBRY responds to SEC regarding 'disastrous' securities Complaint - The Daily Chain
Added 3 months ago
Summary: LBRY has fired back stating that based on SEC’s allegations, most tokens would be defined as securities.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $BTC

Chinese city on Myanmar border imposes week-long lockdown in response to new coronavirus cluster

Chinese city on Myanmar border imposes week-long lockdown in response to new coronavirus cluster
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The southwestern city of Ruili, which abuts China’s border with Myanmar, has imposed a quarantine and launched a mass testing campaign after new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 were detected.
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $MUSE

Brother of Honduran president sentenced to life in drug case

Brother of Honduran president sentenced to life in drug case
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The brother of Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday after he was convicted at a trial that a prosecutor said exposed him as a central figure in one of the world's largest and most violent drug conspiracies.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

Macron to address nation as France’s Covid-19 surge draws fire from critics

Macron to address nation as France’s Covid-19 surge draws fire from critics
Added 3 months ago
Summary: President Emmanuel Macron will make a prime-time television address on Wednesday evening as the country awaits a government decision on new measures to halt a surge in coronavirus cases, his office s…
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

As Global Air Travel Picks Up, Travala.com Makes Booking Flights With Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Even Easier

As Global Air Travel Picks Up, Travala.com Makes Booking Flights With Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Even Easier
Added 3 months ago
Summary: /PRNewswire/ -- Travala.com, the world's leading cryptocurrency-friendly online travel agency (OTA), announced a direct integration of flights on its platform,...
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $ETH$AVA

EU digital vaccine certificates for Covid-19 could be ready in May, says Spanish foreign minister

EU digital vaccine certificates for Covid-19 could be ready in May, says Spanish foreign minister
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A senior Spanish minister has said she believes that the EU’s digital vaccine certificate could be rolled out as early as May but says it will be ready by the end of June at the latest despite the bloc’s inoculation challenges.
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Stocks: $CIA

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The Wisconsin Supreme Court has struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide mask mandate, ruling that the Democratic governor exceeded his authority by unilaterally extending the mandate for months through multiple emergency orders
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CAT$CIA

‘People were going crazy’: Myanmar detainees recount military’s cruelty

‘People were going crazy’: Myanmar detainees recount military’s cruelty
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Freed protesters and a journalist detained by the junta describe beatings and squalid conditions
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
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Stocks: $AWRE$CIA$V

For 45 days, villagers were without streetlights to help a bird and its hatchlings – Ole Ink

Added 3 months ago
Summary: If man and nature try to co-exist, man usually wins out. That was not the case in a small town in southern India where a native Robin built her nest in an inconvenient location.
Sentiment: positive
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After COVID-19, U.S. and Top Allies Want Change in Their Political Systems, Poll Shows

After COVID-19, U.S. and Top Allies Want Change in Their Political Systems, Poll Shows
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Some 93% in France and the U.S., and 88% in the U.K. and Germany want some degree of change in their political systems, according to a Pew Research Center survey. Majorities in France and the U.S....
Sentiment: negative
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Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate

Wisconsin Supreme Court strikes down governor's mask mandate
Added 3 months ago
Summary: MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down Democratic Gov. Tony Evers' statewide mask mandate on Wednesday, stripping the governor of one of his last remaining tools to curb the...
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CAT$CIA

Israel’s president calls for new alliances to solve deadlock

Israel’s president calls for new alliances to solve deadlock
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin says voters want a prime minister who has “earned the trust” of the country’s parliament and is able to form a governing coalition
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

Brits living in EU face deportation from TODAY as Brexit ‘revenge’ rules kick in...

Brits living in EU face deportation from TODAY as Brexit ‘revenge’ rules kick in...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: BRITS living in the EU without permanent residence face deportation today as new Brexit rules kick in. Some UK nationals have called living within the bloc a “hostile environment” after…
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Stocks: $CIA

Utah introducing mobile driver’s license program | Gephardt Daily

Utah introducing mobile driver’s license program | Gephardt Daily
Added 3 months ago
Summary: UTAH, March 31, 2021 (Gephardt Daily) -- The Utah Department of Public Safety’s Driver License Division is introducing a mobile driver license (mDL) and identification card pilot program. "In addition to the convenience aspect of adding the primary form of identification to Utahns’ mobile phones, the primary benefit the mDL will offer Utahns is enhanced […]
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA

COVID-19: Digital vaccine certificates to help European travel 'ready in June at latest'

COVID-19: Digital vaccine certificates to help European travel 'ready in June at latest'
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Spain's foreign minister says the EU Parliament has agreed to fast track the vaccine certificates scheme.
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Stocks: $CIA

CHAINSAW-armed man who ‘had enough of lockdown' wrestled to ground outside Slovenian parliament (VIDEO)

CHAINSAW-armed man who ‘had enough of lockdown' wrestled to ground outside Slovenian parliament (VIDEO)
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A disgruntled Slovenian reportedly fed up with his country’s Covid-19 restrictions was detained by security personnel on Tuesday after he approached the country’s parliament building with his dog… and a chainsaw.
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA

Fury as 40 Brits barred from entering Spain by armed cops and sent back to UK in Brexit revenge row...

Fury as 40 Brits barred from entering Spain by armed cops and sent back to UK in Brexit revenge row...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: DOZENS of Brits were refused entry at a Spanish airport yesterday and sent back to the UK amid new Brexit rules. Border guards at Alicante-Elche airport erected a sign in the terminal saying “…
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $OLE

Billionaires battle for Tribune Publishing

Billionaires battle for Tribune Publishing
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A bidding war is under way to wrest control of the media group from a hedge fund
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $SENT

Disruptive technologies can provide developing countries with a pathway to revamp their public procurement processes

Disruptive technologies can provide developing countries with a pathway to revamp their public procurement processes
Added 3 months ago
Summary: New World Bank study provides an overview of selected technologies identified as “disruptive” that could be useful to public procurement.
Sentiment: positive
8 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

Merkel and Macron 'undermine consensus' with pivot towards Russia's Covid vaccine

Merkel and Macron 'undermine consensus' with pivot towards Russia's Covid vaccine
Added 3 months ago
Summary: HENRY BONSU hit out at Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron for crawling to Vladimir Putin for vaccine help amid the chaotic Covid vaccine rollout in the European Union.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA$EXPR
Cryptos: $JST

Former envoy to global coalition against ISIS weighs in on future of Syrian conflict

Former envoy to global coalition against ISIS weighs in on future of Syrian conflict
Added 3 months ago
Summary: On the "Intelligence Matters" podcast this week, William Roebuck provides a history of the conflict in Syria and U.S.-led efforts to battle the ISIS caliphate.
Sentiment: positive
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Stocks: $CIA$SQ$V

Politicians have 'washed their hands' and blamed others since Jesus's crucifixion

Politicians have 'washed their hands' and blamed others since Jesus's crucifixion
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Handwashing has gotten substantial coverage this past year during the COVID-19 pandemic, and not just for hygiene. You may have encountered some of the many accusations in both the U.S. and Canada that a politician has “washed his hands" of pandemic responsibilities.Sometimes the reference includes ...
Sentiment: negative
13 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday | CBC News

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday | CBC News
Added 3 months ago
Summary: French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered France into its third national lockdown and said schools would close for three weeks as he sought to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Cryptos: $SRM

Latvia begins blocking RT news site aimed at country’s Russian-speaking minority as outlet accuses Riga of attack on free press

Latvia begins blocking RT news site aimed at country’s Russian-speaking minority as outlet accuses Riga of attack on free press
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A ban on RT’s Russian-language news service is coming into full force in Latvia after officials began implementing a controversial decision by the country’s online media watchdog, which has already seen RT channels taken off air.
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $ONE

Germany suspends use of AstraZeneca's Covid shot for the under-60s, dealing another blow to drugmaker

Germany suspends use of AstraZeneca's Covid shot for the under-60s, dealing another blow to drugmaker
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Germany has suspended use of the Covid vaccine created by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford in the under-60s, dealing another blow to the drugmaker.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine 100% effective in 12-15-yo children, company announces

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine 100% effective in 12-15-yo children, company announces
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced on Wednesday that its Covid-19 vaccine has shown 100% effectiveness in preventing the virus in children aged 12-15, following the completion of phase three clinical trials.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Hero Brit rescued by helicopter from Mozambique siege after ISIS attack...

Hero Brit rescued by helicopter from Mozambique siege after ISIS attack...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A BRIT contractor has been rescued by a helicopter after the Mozambique massacre. Nick Alexander, a dual British-South African citizen, spent two nights crawling through bushland before being picke…
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Stocks: $CIA

With vaccines lagging, wealthy Mexicans flock to the U.S. - Los Angeles Times

With vaccines lagging, wealthy Mexicans flock to the U.S. - Los Angeles Times
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Mexico’s vaccine rollout has been painfully slow. Only 4% of Mexicans have gotten at least one dose. Those with the means seek COVID shots in U.S.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
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Belgians breach virus rules as warm weather draws crowds

Belgians breach virus rules as warm weather draws crowds
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Belgium has another unexpected hurdle to overcome in its fight against the coronavirus
Sentiment: negative
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Stocks: $CIA
Cryptos: $CEL$ABYSS

AstraZeneca slander backfires: EU's OWN regulator finds 'no risk factors' for Covid jab

AstraZeneca slander backfires: EU's OWN regulator finds 'no risk factors' for Covid jab
Added 3 months ago
Summary: THE EU's drugs regulator has found there are no risk factors associated with the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
Sentiment: negative
5 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA$EXPR

The many pitfalls of the new US proposal for Afghan peace

The many pitfalls of the new US proposal for Afghan peace
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Biden administration’s new draft proposal fails to address many fundamental issues stalling the Afghan peace process.
Sentiment: positive
12 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

Paris begs for £8bn rescue fund as French capital's tourism dries up 'Pushed to our limit'

Paris begs for £8bn rescue fund as French capital's tourism dries up 'Pushed to our limit'
Added 3 months ago
Summary: THE Paris region's president has begged the government to set up an £8billion rescue fund for businesses in the French capital as over £13billion has already been lost due to reduced tourist numbers.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA$EXPR

Exclusive Interview with Peter Jensen: RocketFuel will make payments with cryptocurrency easy and seamless - TCR

Exclusive Interview with Peter Jensen: RocketFuel will make payments with cryptocurrency easy and seamless - TCR
Added 3 months ago
Summary: RocketFuel Blockchain, a blockchain payments processing firm, aims to allow merchants to accept crypto payments quickly and seamlessly globally. Following
Sentiment: positive
13 minute read
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With a Google spreadsheet, a web sleuth tracks the comments that get people jailed in China

With a Google spreadsheet, a web sleuth tracks the comments that get people jailed in China
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Since October 2019, a young web sleuth has been creating a database of cases in China in which people were punished for online or offline comments.
Sentiment: negative
10 minute read
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Stocks: $CIA

SAS troops deployed to Mozambique to search for Brit Phil Mawer missing in ISIS massacre...

SAS troops deployed to Mozambique to search for Brit Phil Mawer missing in ISIS massacre...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A CRACK team of SAS troops have deployed to Mozambique to hunt for missing Brit Phil Mawer in the wake of an ISIS massacre. Three Special Forces soldiers linked up with local mercenaries to scour t…
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Cambodian genocide

Cambodian genocide
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Summary: Skulls of victims of the Cambodian genocide
Sentiment: negative
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Did Scandinavia overreact in suspending AstraZeneca vaccinations?

Did Scandinavia overreact in suspending AstraZeneca vaccinations?
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Even as the EU regulator says the benefits outweigh the risks, Scandinavian countries remain wary of AstraZeneca's vaccine.
Sentiment: negative
15 minute read
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Two Former Mortuary Technicians of New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner Charged with Stealing Decedents’ Property

Two Former Mortuary Technicians of New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner Charged with Stealing Decedents’ Property
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Two criminal complaints were unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Charles McFadgen and Willie Garcon with access device fraud for using credit and debit cards that belonged to decedents whose bodies were in the care and custody of the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (“OCME”).
Sentiment: negative
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Derek Chauvin Trial Live Updates: Day 3 Brings New Glimpses of George Floyd’s Final Hours

Derek Chauvin Trial Live Updates: Day 3 Brings New Glimpses of George Floyd’s Final Hours
Added 3 months ago
Summary: An employee of Cup Foods took the witness stand on Wednesday, and prosecutors played previously unseen surveillance video, providing more detail of what happened before Mr. Floyd’s death.
Sentiment: negative
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Texas School To Be Named After Indian-American Woman

Texas School To Be Named After Indian-American Woman
Added 3 months ago
Summary: An elementary school in the US state of Texas will be named after an Indian-American trailblazer Sonal Bhucher so that her legacy in education and philanthropy continues for generations to come, according to a statement.
Sentiment: positive
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Starting Today, Big Win For US Tech Firms On H-1B Visas

Starting Today, Big Win For US Tech Firms On H-1B Visas
Added 3 months ago
Summary: President Joe Biden plans to allow a pandemic-related ban on visas for certain temporary workers, enacted by former President Donald Trump, to expire Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sentiment: negative
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Mozambique attack: Brit killed and 40 expats missing as ISIS fanatics behead victims in bloody reign of...

Mozambique attack: Brit killed and 40 expats missing as ISIS fanatics behead victims in bloody reign of...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A BRITISH man has been killed and 40 expats are missing after ISIS gunmen ambushed a convoy desperately fleeing a bloody hotel siege in Mozambique. The convoy of foreign contractors was attacked by…
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LBRY fires back at SEC over 'aggressive and disastrous' securities complaint

LBRY fires back at SEC over 'aggressive and disastrous' securities complaint
Added 3 months ago
Summary: According to the SEC, the platform is alleged to have sold unregistered securities across multiple avenues, including to institutional investors and platform users between 2016 and 2020
Sentiment: negative
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Covid-19 live updates: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine safe and effective in children as young as 12, say companies

Covid-19 live updates: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine safe and effective in children as young as 12, say companies
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The data is the beginning of what many families, eager for normalcy to return, have been waiting to see and if regulators extend the authorization to younger age groups, vaccinations could begin before the next school year.
Sentiment: positive
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Palau president visits Taiwan amid Chinese pressure - NEWS 1130

Palau president visits Taiwan amid Chinese pressure - NEWS 1130
Added 3 months ago
Summary: TAIPEI, Taiwan — The president of the Pacific island nation of Palau was visiting Taiwan on Tuesday along with the U.S. ambassador to his country, a show of solidarity as China increases diplomatic, economic and military pressure on Taiwan. Palau President Surangel Whipps was scheduled to meet Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen during his visit Tuesday. …
Sentiment: negative
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Independent Scotland should invest in Bitcoin - Jim Duffy

Added 3 months ago
Summary: The cash in your pocket is not worth what you may think it is, according to the Austrian School of economics thinkers.
Sentiment: positive
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Elite minority of frequent flyers 'cause most of aviation's climate damage'

Elite minority of frequent flyers 'cause most of aviation's climate damage'
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Small group taking most flights should face frequent flyer levy, says environmental charity
Sentiment: negative
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Chinese Contracts Could Complicate Sovereign Debt Restructuring

Chinese Contracts Could Complicate Sovereign Debt Restructuring
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Developing countries’ ability to renegotiate their overseas borrowing could be complicated by contracts with Chinese state-lenders which include confidentiality clauses and exemptions from restructuring, according to a new report.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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A few frequent flyers 'dominate air travel'

A few frequent flyers 'dominate air travel'
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Those who fly more should be taxed more, and air miles incentives should be banned, campaigners say.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden to let ban on visas popular with tech firms expire: Report

Biden to let ban on visas popular with tech firms expire: Report
Added 3 months ago
Summary: Former President Trump had placed moratorium on H1-B visas used by firms to hire foreign coders, engineers.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Congressman Mooney Introduces Bill to End Federal Taxes on Gold and Silver

Congressman Mooney Introduces Bill to End Federal Taxes on Gold and Silver
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The Monetary Metals Tax Neutrality Act (H.R. 2284), Introduced by U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV), and Backed by the Sound Money Defense League and Free-Market Activists, Would Clarify That the Sale or Exchange of Precious Metals Bullion And Coins Are Not To Be Included in Capital Gains, Losses, or Any Other Type of Federal Income Calculation CHARLOTTE, NC / ACCESSWIRE / March 30, 2021 /U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today
Sentiment: positive
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The bogus claim that Democrats seek to register ‘illegal aliens’ to vote

The bogus claim that Democrats seek to register ‘illegal aliens’ to vote
Added 3 months ago
Summary: A Heritage Action attack ad make the hyperbolic claim that Democrats crafted an elections bill to enlist voter registration of undocumented immigrants
Sentiment: negative
11 minute read
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Derek Chauvin trial: What George Floyd case will mean for America & BLM – Expert analysis

Derek Chauvin trial: What George Floyd case will mean for America & BLM – Expert analysis
Added 3 months ago
Summary: THE DEREK CHAUVIN trial is underway with witnesses recanting the devastating final moments of George Floyd's life.
Sentiment: negative
13 minute read
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Ripple Strengthens Asian Link with Investment in Remittance Firm Tranglo - InsideBitcoins.com

Added 3 months ago
Summary: Ripple is undoubtedly forging ahead with it’s Asian expansion plans, as seen in its latest acquisition. The San Francisco-based cryptocurrency company has acquired a 40% [...]
Sentiment: positive
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Covid-19 live updates: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine safe and effective in children as young as 12, say companies

Covid-19 live updates: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine safe and effective in children as young as 12, say companies
Added 3 months ago
Summary: The data is the beginning of what many families, eager for normalcy to return, have been waiting to see and if regulators extend the authorization to younger age groups, vaccinations could begin before the next school year.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Arrogant Macron REFUSES to apologise for his disastrous Covid strategy despite soaring cases and vaccine...

Arrogant Macron REFUSES to apologise for his disastrous Covid strategy despite soaring cases and vaccine...
Added 3 months ago
Summary: ARROGANT Emmanuel Macron has refused to apologise for his disastrous Covid strategy – as deaths and infections run rampant through France. The French president insisted he has “no remor…
Sentiment: negative
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EU's eurozone crisis as Merkel's demands sparked 'riots and political unrest'

EU's eurozone crisis as Merkel's demands sparked 'riots and political unrest'
Added 3 months ago
Summary: THE EUROPEAN UNION saw its divisions intensify after German Chancellor Angela Merkel sparked 'riots and political unrest' with her eurozone demands.
Sentiment: negative
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Xi Jinping's China Is Compelling Investors To Run, Hide Or Hire

Xi Jinping's China Is Compelling Investors To Run, Hide Or Hire
Added 3 months ago
Summary: For any company doing business in China, the choice is now clearer than ever: Avoid commenting on any controversial subjects or risk losing access to the world's second-largest economy.
Sentiment: positive
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