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EU regulator urges caution on Sputnik COVID-19 vaccine

FILE PHOTO: Vials of the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) vaccine are seen at the Del-Pest Central Hospital in Budapest, Hungary, February 12, 2021. Zoltan Balogh/MTI/MTVA/Pool via REUTERS ZURICH (Reuters) – A senior European Medicines Agency (EMA) official urged European Union members on Sunday to refrain from granting national approvals for Russian......

Ben Crump, lawyer for George Floyd’s family, urges Biden to push for police reform

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Ben Crump, the civil rights attorney who represents the family of George Floyd, urged President Biden to make police reform a priority of his administration, saying the issue could become a defining part of his legacy. “It......

Biden DOJ urges Supreme Court to dismiss ‘sanctuary city’ cases

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here In letters filed with the court in all three cases related to sanctuary cities, the Justice Department said it had come to an agreement with the parties on the issue. Under President Donald Trump, the department had won one......

Lawmaker urges Michigan auditor general to review state’s election processes

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lingering doubts about the integrity of the November 2020 national election have prompted state Rep. Julie Alexander, R-Jackson, to request that Auditor General Doug Ringler conduct a review of the state’s election processes. “We can never do enough to......

President Joe Biden urges states to vaccinate teachers, school staff this month

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Letetsia A. Fox, Chapter President Los Angeles 500 of the California School Employees Association receives her first COVID-19 Moderna vaccination shot from registered nurse Sosse Bedrossian, director of nursing services for LAUSD. Al Seib | Los Angeles Times | Getty......

Eye Opener: CDC urges states to keep up COVID-19 restrictions

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Despite three vaccines now in play, the CDC is warning the coronavirus pandemic is far from over and urging states to not lift pandemic restrictions. Also, a third woman has accused New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of unwanted advances.......

Fauci says all three Covid vaccines highly effective, urges people to take shot most available

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong |......

Collins urges Biden to revisit order on US-Canada border limits

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsMedia circles wagons for conspiracy theorist Neera Tanden Why the ‘Never-Trumpers’ flopped Republicans see Becerra as next target in confirmation wars MORE (R-Maine) urged the Biden administration to revisit an order on U.S.-Canadian......

Japan cautious on global economy, urges support for poor nations

FILE PHOTO: Japan’s newly-appointed Finance Minister Taro Aso speaks at a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TOKYO (Reuters) – The global economy warrants caution due to uncertainty over coronavirus vaccinations and variants, though Japan’s economy shows signs of recovery with low infections, Japanese Finance Minister......

Schumer urges Democrats to stick together on $1.9T bill

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerLawmakers propose draft bill to create Capitol riot commission The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by The AIDS Institute – COVID-19 rescue bill a unity test for Dems OVERNIGHT ENERGY: US officially......

Asian Pacific American Caucus urges senators to confirm Tanden

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Morgan Chalfant Members of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus sent a letter to senators on Monday urging them to confirm Neera TandenNeera TandenSchumer says he’s working to find votes to confirm Biden’s OMB pick Everybody wants Joe Manchin......

India’s Covid vaccine maker told to meet domestic demand first, urges ‘rest of the world’ to be patient

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An AstraZeneca vaccine production line. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The world’s largest vaccine maker by volume, Serum Institute of India, has been told to meet domestic demand for Covid-19 shots first — before distributing them overseas. The move......

Atlanta mayor urges fans not to travel to ‘made-for-TV’ NBA All-Star Game

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Lexi Lonas Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance BottomsKeisha Lance BottomsGeorgia GOP legislator introduces bill to increase penalties for crimes committed during protests Georgia city removes police chief, officer for racist comments uncovered in body camera footage Biden taps Atlanta mayor......

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