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 2021-03-04 09:30 

AP

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?...

NEW YORK (AP) — When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?It depends on the child's age, but some teenagers could be rolling up their sleeves before too long.The Pfizer......

 2021-03-04 09:09 

AP

One Good Thing: A taste of the islands makes lockdown easier...

LONDON (AP) — Glenda Andrew pulls a tray of salmon from the oven, filling the community center's kitchen with the aroma of garlic, cayenne and lemon rising from its crackling skin.It is the......

 2021-03-04 09:00 

UPI

On This Day, March 4: Frances Perkins becomes 1st female Cabinet member...

On March 4, 1933, Frances Perkins was sworn in as U.S. labor secretary, becoming the first female member of the Cabinet....

 2021-03-04 08:59 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Aviva dangles possibility of shareholder cash as it exits Italy...

British insurer Aviva said it may give cash back to shareholders after selling its remaining business in Italy as part of plans to focus on key markets of Britain, Canada and Ireland....

 2021-03-04 08:58 

Reuters

Moscow Exchange reports record inflow, activity by retail investors...

The Moscow Exchange, saw a record inflow of 883,400 new private investors in February, taking the overall number of individuals with brokerage accounts to 10.3 million, Russia's largest bourse said on Thursday....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Reuters

Small-scale fishermen turn to apps and AI to tackle climate change...

From weather predicting apps to using artificial intelligence to monitor the fish they catch, small-scale fishermen and coastal communities are increasingly turning to digital tools to help them be more sustainable and tackle climate change....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Reuters

US' Blinken, Austin set to visit Japan from March 15 -sources...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are making arrangements to visit Japan from March 15 for foreign policy and security talks, two government sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Thursday....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Reuters

Dollar holds gains ahead of Powell, Swiss franc falls to 5-month low...

The dollar hit a seven-month high against the yen on Thursday as a more orderly rise in U.S. Treasury yields lent support ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that may determine the trend for global bond markets and currencies....

 2021-03-04 08:56 

Reuters

Japan's JCR Pharma to build new plant to produce COVID-19 vaccine solution...

JCR Pharmaceuticals Co said on Thursday it would build a new plant in Japan to expand production of ingredients for COVID-19 vaccines over the longer term....

 2021-03-04 08:54 

Reuters

Hungary could announce further lockdown measures on Thursday-website...

The Hungarian government could announce further lockdown measures on Thursday, including the closure of primary schools and shops until early April in response to a recent spike in coronavirus cases and deaths, website Index.hu reported....

 2021-03-04 08:54 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Hungary reports 3-month-high 6,278 daily COVID-19 cases...

Hungary reported 6,278 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, its highest daily tally in three months, while the number of deaths also increased sharply to 152, government data showed....

 2021-03-04 08:53 

Reuters

FOREX-Dollar holds gains ahead of Powell, Swiss franc falls to 5-month low...

The dollar hit a seven-month high against the yen on Thursday as a more orderly rise in U.S. Treasury yields lent support ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that may determine the trend for global bond markets and currencies....

 2021-03-04 08:53 

Reuters

China's second most populous province to scrap urban residency curbs...

China's second most populous province of Shandong will scrap residency rules to ease a move to cities by those living in rural areas, official media said on Thursday, in an effort to boost consumption and unleash a new driver of growth....

 2021-03-04 08:52 

Reuters

Honda to sell limited batch of level 3 self-driving cars...

Honda Motor Co Ltd on Thursday said it will sell a limited batch of its flagship Legend sedan equipped with level 3 autonomous driving technology that enables vehicles to navigate congested highways....

 2021-03-04 08:52 

Reuters

Russian govt discusses tax on global IT companies - Vedomosti...

Russia's government is discussing a possible new tax on global IT firms that use Russian data to analyse user behaviour and offer contextual advertising, the Vedomosti newspaper reported on Thursday....

 2021-03-04 08:50 

Reuters

Japan's JCR Pharma to build new plant to produce COVID-19 vaccine solution...

JCR Pharmaceuticals Co said on Thursday it would build a new plant in Japan to expand production of ingredients for COVID-19 vaccines over the longer term....

 2021-03-04 08:50 

Reuters

Northern Irish loyalist paramilitaries withdraw support for 1998 peace deal...

Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary groups have told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson they are temporarily withdrawing support for the 1998 peace agreement due to concerns over the Brexit deal....

 2021-03-04 08:50 

AP

Thailand probes Facebook's removal of army-linked accounts...

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has assigned the Royal Thai Army to investigate after Facebook Inc. removed 185 accounts and groups allegedly engaged in an......

 2021-03-04 08:49 

AP

UK and 4 nations to fast-track modified COVID-19 vaccines...

LONDON (AP) — Regulators in the U.K. and four other countries plan to fast-track the development of modified COVID-19 vaccines to ensure that drugmakers are able to move swiftly in targeting......

 2021-03-04 08:47 

Reuters

EU says expects to agree financial services cooperation deal with UK...

Britain and the European Union are on course to agree a deal on regulatory cooperation in financial services this month, but the UK's actions in Northern Ireland makes it harder to build trust, the bloc's financial services chief said on Thursday....

 2021-03-04 08:47 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-S.Africa's FirstRand restores dividend, interim profit falls 20%...

* FirstRand the first S. African lender to return to dividends...

 2021-03-04 08:46 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Mail.ru expects 2021 revenue to hit $1.75 bln after COVID catalyst...

Russian internet group Mail.ru expects its revenue to grow to about $1.75 billion in 2021 as demand for online services grows as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-03-04 08:44 

Reuters

William Hill's FY adjusted profit plunges 91% on pandemic hit...

British bookmaker William Hill, which is being taken over by Caesars Entertainment Inc, posted a 91% fall in annual adjusted pre-tax profit on Thursday as it business struggled due to a lack of global sporting events and shop closures....

 2021-03-04 08:44 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Honda to sell limited batch of level 3 self-driving cars...

Honda Motor Co Ltd on Thursday said it will sell a limited batch of its flagship Legend sedan equipped with level 3 autonomous driving technology that enables vehicles to navigate congested highways....

 2021-03-04 08:43 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Malaysia's Khazanah Nasional 2020 profit down 60% as divestment gains fall...

* Profit from operations down 61% to 2.9 bln rgt from 2019 record...

 2021-03-04 08:43 

Reuters

Schroders assets under management hit record high...

Money manager Schroders plc saw its assets under management increase 15% to a record high of 574.4 billion pounds ($801.52 billion) last year, though net inflows of new money were down....

 2021-03-04 08:42 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Melrose initiates sale of Nortek air unit as annual profit plummets...

Melrose Industries has begun a sale process for its Nortek air-conditioning division, the British engineering business owner said on Thursday, as it posted a steep fall in annual profit on the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-03-04 08:41 

Reuters

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German business decries gradual easing of coronavirus curbs as 'disaster'...

Chancellor Angela Merkel and German state leaders have agreed a phased easing of coronavirus curbs along with an...

 2021-03-04 08:41 

AP

Some Belgians shout: 'King! Tear down your garden walls!'...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The people of Brussels are craving open spaces in this time of pandemic restrictions, often ending up in overcrowded city parks where social distancing is impossible. Yet one......

 2021-03-04 08:39 

Reuters

Northern Irish loyalist paramilitaries withdraw support for 1998 peace deal...

Northern Irish loyalist paramilitary groups have told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson they are temporarily withdrawing support for the 1998 peace agreement due to concerns over the Brexit deal....

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