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House Republicans soft-pedal push for Covid vaccinations amid rising infections.

New York Times
The emphasis on the so-called lab leak theory was something of a surprise given the surge of infections concentrated in rural, strongly Republican regions of the country. Nationally, the average of new coronavirus infections has surged 171 percent in 14 days, to more than 41,300 a day on Wednesday, and......

In France, angry protests, rising infections and record vaccinations.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here More than 100,000 people took to the streets across France over the weekend to protest President Emmanuel Macron’s tough new vaccination strategy, which will restrict access to restaurants, cafes, movie theaters, long-distance trains and more for the unvaccinated.......

‘A pandemic of the unvaccinated’: COVID-19 infections rising among those without vaccines

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here ‘A pandemic of the unvaccinated’: COVID-19 infections rising among those without vaccines – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Coronavirus infections in the U.S. are rising once again after weeks of steady decline. The spike has been attributed to the......

Former Macy’s CEO says retailers welcome rising prices on apparel after stagnant decade

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Retired retail executive Terry Lundgren told CNBC on Friday that rising inflation will not be a point of tension in the apparel market. Lundgren, former executive chairman and chief executive of Macy’s, said in fact the industry welcomes what he......

The size of the average SPAC is rising. Here’s why that’s important for investors

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The SPAC spigot is slowing, but that may not spell doomsday for the space. Special purpose acquisition company issuances amounted to roughly 50% of initial public offerings in June and July, down from 75% in the first quarter. They briefly......

Rising Delta variant threatens unvaccinated Americans

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Rising Delta variant threatens unvaccinated Americans – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The Delta variant is spreading at an alarming rate, becoming a serious risk to the unvaccinated. As cases increase, the focus is turning to young people. Jericka......

Hospitalizations rising again as delta variant spreads among the unvaccinated, doctors say

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Top infectious disease specialists say the spread of the delta variant across unvaccinated pockets of the country is causing flare-ups and leading to an increase in hospitalizations as cases climb. Nationwide, cases are once again on the rise as the......

PepsiCo reports stronger sales as consumers eat out more, but warns of rising prices.

New York Times
The return of restaurants and other activities away from the home was a big boon to PepsiCo, which reported a huge jump in revenue in its drinks and snacks businesses in the second quarter. But the company warned that inflationary pressures were likely to lead to higher prices. The food......

26-year-old rising photographer Flo Ngala shifts her focus from artist to journalist

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 26-year-old rising photographer Flo Ngala shifts her focus from artist to journalist – CBS News Watch CBSN Live 26-year-old photographer Flo Ngala got her big break capturing icons from Cardi B to Stacey Abrams. After George Floyd’s murder, she......

In a country seized by gang violence, public anger was rising over Moïse’s attempt to hold onto power.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Jovenal Moïse had been struggling to quell growing public anger over his attempt to hold onto power despite the opposition’s insistence that his term had expired. Mr. Moïse had been ruling by decree for more than a year.......

China’s economy sees new pockets of growth in rising shopping trends

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A customer eyes the beverage section in a supermarket on June 9, 2021 in Handan, Hebei province. Li Hao | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese consumers spent less on daily necessities from foreign brands last year......

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