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Warp Speed official urges patience on Covid vaccine: ‘We are not going to turn anybody away’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Operation Warp Speed’s director of supply production and distribution put out an estimated timetable on Covid-19 vaccine availability across the United States. In an interview on CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” on Wednesday evening, Lt. Gen. Paul Ostrowski (Ret.)......

Cramer urges Biden to heed lessons of Trump’s China trade war: ‘Taking a hard line gets results’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Wednesday made a plea for Joe Biden to stay tough on China once the Democrat moves into the White House in the new year. “I hope the incoming Biden administration can look at Trump’s trade war......

Starmer urges action on ‘dangerous’ anti-vaccine claims

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called for emergency legislation to counter “dangerous, frankly life-threatening disinformation” on vaccinations. Boris Johnson said those who spread false information were “totally wrong in their approach” and that the government would be publishing a paper on “online harms”. PMQs: MPs question Boris Johnson on......

Trump family urges U.S. appeals court to move marketing scam lawsuit to arbitration

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A lawyer for Donald Trump on Tuesday urged a federal appeals court to halt a lawsuit accusing the U.S. president of exploiting his family name to promote a marketing scam targeting poor and working-class people. FILE PHOTO: (L-R) Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., and Ivanka Trump......

Parkour group urges IOC to reject its sport

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Organizers of the sport of parkour urged the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday to reject adding the obstacle-course-style street-running event to the 2024 Paris Olympics because of a dispute with the governing body of gymnastics. The Parkour Earth group has for years opposed what it calls a......

NATO Needs to Adapt Quickly to Stay Relevant for 2030, Report Urges

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here BRUSSELS — A high-level look at NATO’s next 10 years recommends significant changes to confront the new challenges of an aggressive Russia and a rising China, urging overhauls to fortify the alliance’s cohesion and to better coordinate with......

As Iran Threatens Payback After Assassination, Germany Urges Restraint

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Iran’s leaders threatened on Saturday to retaliate over the assassination of the country’s top nuclear scientist, blaming Israel and pledging to continue the work of the man who American and Israeli officials believe was the architect of what......

Trump will campaign for Georgia GOP Senate candidates, urges supporters not to boycott runoff elections

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Hundreds of Trump supporters and gather near the Capitol Building for the Stop the Steal Rally in Atlanta, GA. as well as counter protesters in Atlanta, GA. Jason Armond | Los Angeles Times | Getty Images President Donald Trump, who......

Hamilton, in Bahrain, urges F1 to make human rights push

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MANAMA (Reuters) – Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton on Thursday urged Formula One to do more to push for human rights, saying the issue was a “massive problem” in some of the sport’s host countries. Formula One F1 – Bahrain Grand Prix – Bahrain International Circuit, Sakhir, Bahrain – November......

Biden Urges Unity: ‘We’re at War With the Virus, Not With One Another’

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“This was an election that we won easily,” he said. “We won it by a lot.” The president had intended to appear there in person, but he abruptly canceled those plans after a campaign adviser who had been near Mr. Giuliani tested positive for the coronavirus. Later in the day,......

Biden urges Americans to recommit to fighting pandemic in Thanksgiving address

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I know the country’s grown weary of the fight. But we need to remember, we’re at war with the virus, not with one another. Not with each other. This is the moment where we need to steel our spines,......

Biden urges Senate to take up confirmation process for cabinet picks

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “To the American people, this team will make us proud to be Americans,” Biden said. The path to confirmation for Biden’s nominees remains unclear as control of the Senate will be decided by two runoff elections in Georgia early next......

With U.S. hospitals overrun, surgeon general urges Americans to ‘hold on’

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By Susan Heavey, Nick Brown (Reuters) – U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Tuesday pleaded with Americans to grasp “the severity of the moment” and remain vigilant against the coronavirus pandemic, as record hospitalizations pushed healthcare professionals to the brink. “We are almost to a vaccine. … We’ve got new......

Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: UN urges protection of civilians

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Related Topics Tigray crisis image copyrightAFP image captionThe conflict has so far killed hundreds and displaced thousands of people The UN has urged Ethiopian authorities to ensure the protection of civilians as the army plans to attack the capital of the northern region of Tigray. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced......

Netanyahu urges no return to Iran nuclear deal

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FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens during a joint statement with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Jerusalem, November 19, 2020. Maya Alleruzzo/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in an apparent message to U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, said on Sunday there......

Fauci urges Americans to conduct ‘risk-benefit assessment’ before holiday travel

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justine Coleman Top infectious disease expert Anthony FauciAnthony FauciSunday shows preview: Biden transition, COVID-19 spike in spotlight Pressure rises for rapid COVID-19 testing White House largely silent on health precautions for Thanksgiving MORE urged Americans on Sunday to conduct......

Rachel Maddow urges people to “recalibrate” their lives after revealing her partner’s COVID-19 diagnosis

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here After being off the air for two weeks, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow made an emotional return Thursday night, telling viewers her partner, Susan Mikula, “the center of her universe,” has COVID-19.  Maddow said that “at one point, we really thought......

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