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Adar Poonawalla, head of India’s vaccine giant, speaks from London of the enormous pressure he is under.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here In recent months, the chief executive of Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, has come under increasingly intense pressure as pro-government voices and leaders of the state governments headed by opposition politicians criticized him alike.......

Under growing pressure, Trump denounces anti-Semitism

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Under growing pressure, Trump denounces anti-Semitism – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Trump denounced anti-Semitism Tuesday after weeks of silence following a series of threats against Jewish centers and desecration of a Jewish cemetery. Mr. Trump has faced......

U.S. Is Under Pressure to Release Vaccine Supplies as India Faces Deadly Surge

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Biden administration officials are coming under increasing pressure to lift restrictions on exports of supplies that vaccine makers in India say they need to expand production amid a devastating surge in Covid-19 deaths there. Funeral pyres have lit up the night sky in the worst affected cities, and the country......

Tesla branded as ‘arrogant’ in China as pressure mounts on the electric carmaker

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at an opening ceremony for Tesla China-made Model Y program in Shanghai on Jan. 7. Aly Song | Reuters BEIJING and GUANGZHOU, China — Tesla faces mounting pressure in China as state media and regulators......

How to deal with pressure to go back into the office as Covid lockdowns ease

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here 10’000 Hours | Getty Images With workplaces slowly reopening as coronavirus vaccinations gather pace, some people may be feeling the pressure to go back into the office more than they would actually like.  Many employers have embraced sweeping changes brought......

White House facing Democratic pressure for $1 trillion-plus permanent expansion of child tax credit

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A group of Democratic lawmakers is calling a permanent extension of the child tax credit a “priority” amid reports that the White House is only planning to seek to extend it for a few more years. President Joe Biden’s......

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot under pressure to reform police amid outrage over Adam Toledo shooting

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The city is in the midst of another weekend of protests over the actions of police, and Lightfoot is under pressure to back major reforms to a police department facing scrutiny over a series of controversial uses of violence.......

Concerns over inflationary pressure on earnings will test stocks in the week ahead

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: CNBC Earnings will be the major focus for investors in the week ahead, as they home in on whether rising costs are squeezing margins and signaling a build in......

Holders of ‘cult-assets,’ like crypto, are putting pressure on the market, Jim Cramer says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Wednesday that he’s growing worried as the dearth of sellers in bitcoin and other crypto assets has reached a “messianic” moment. “Right now there are so many cult-assets — Coinbase, cryptocurrencies, meme stocks, non-fungible-tokens — that......

Coca-Cola and Delta absent from corporate voting rights statement after GOP pressure

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Two of the companies that were hammered the hardest by the Right after criticizing Georgia’s new voting law were absent from a new statement by hundreds of businesses and individuals about voting rights. The statement, which is very broad......

Pressure mounts for Biden to forgive student debt

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty Images While the latest Covid stimulus package and a new massive infrastructure bill are the main topics of conversation in Washington of late, President Joe Biden continues to be under mounting pressure......

Pressure builds to fire S.C. deputy who forcefully removed student

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Pressure builds to fire S.C. deputy who forcefully removed student – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The South Carolina sheriff’s deputy seen on video forcefully removing a student from class could lose his job. The Richland County sheriff is......

Analysis: As restrictive voting bills multiply, GOP signals it won’t bow to corporate pressure

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The newfound alliance of corporations and Democrats fighting to protect access to the vote sent a first warning shot to Republican-controlled legislatures around the country that there may be real economic consequences if they continue to pursue restrictive voting......

U.S. companies face boycott threats, mounting pressure to take sides in America’s battle over voting rights

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Protesters gather outside of the Georgia State Capitol to protest HB 531, which would place tougher restrictions on voting in Georgia, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. March 4, 2021. Dustin Chambers | Reuters U.S. corporations face growing pressure and threats of......

GOP leaders pressure Democrats over Iowa House race

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here McCarthy also accused Pelosi of trying to “manipulate” the outcome — and pad her razor-thin majority — by requiring Miller-Meeks to “prove that she won her seat, despite holding a valid election certificate.” Democrats, however, counter that they will carefully......

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