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 2021-12-02 21:22 

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday...

The Associated Press Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street Thursday as investors continue to monitor the spread of the new coronavirus variant as well as measures that the U.S. and other governments are taking to restrain it. The S&P 500, the Dow Jones Indus...

 2021-12-02 20:32 

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Binnington in COVID protocol, Blues using emergency backup...

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington has entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. General manager Doug Armstrong said Binnington tested positive for the coronavirus. It was not clear if Binnington had any symptoms...

 2021-12-02 18:51 

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Florida's DeSantis wants to hand out taxpayer dollars to businesses that defy vaccine mandates...

By Steve Contorno, CNN As Florida Republicans, led by Gov. Ron DeSantis, escalate their fight against President Joe Biden's coronavirus vaccine mandate, they are testing a new method to support resisters: giving taxpayer money to the unvaccinated. Flo...

 2021-12-02 18:51 

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Florida's DeSantis wants to hand out taxpayer dollars to businesses that defy vaccine mandates...

By Steve Contorno, CNN As Florida Republicans, led by Gov. Ron DeSantis, escalate their fight against President Joe Biden's coronavirus vaccine mandate, they are testing a new method to support resisters: giving taxpayer money to the unvaccinated. Flo...

 2021-12-02 18:42 

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'The fire that's here': US is still battling delta variant...

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH Associated Press While all eyes are on the new and little-understood omicron variant, the delta form of the coronavirus isn't finished wreaking havoc in the U.S., sending record numbers of patients to the hospital in some stat...

 2021-12-02 18:36 

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As fue como se descubri micron en Sudfrica, la variante de coronavirus que desat una reaccin en cadena...

Melissa Velsquez Loaiza Johannesburgo, Sudfrica (CNN) — En los primeros das de noviembre, los tcnicos de laboratorio de Lancet Laboratories que descubrieron la variante micron en Sudfrica, encontraron caractersticas inusuales en las muestras que est...

 2021-12-02 17:15 

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Omicron confirmed in man who attended NYC anime convention...

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been found in a Minnesota man who attended an anime convention in New York City in November. Officials said Thursday that the man tested positive after returning home an...

 2021-12-02 17:14 

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Variants, boosters turn rich-poor vaccine gap into chasm...

By LORI HINNANT and MARIA CHENG Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge to the world's poor once. Now, to meet even that limited promise, COVAX would have to deliver...

 2021-12-02 17:08 

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Israel halts controversial tech to track omicron variant...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it's halting the use of a controversial phone tracking technology to trace possible cases of the new coronavirus variant. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's office said Thursday that emergency measures authorizing ...

 2021-12-02 16:44 

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Minuto a minuto: la variante micron del coronavirus avanza en todo el mundo...

Juan Pablo Elverdin Haz clic aqu para ver las actualizaciones ms recientes The-CNN-Wire & 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. The post Minuto a minuto: la variante micron del coronavirus avanza en todo el mundo appea...

 2021-12-02 16:07 

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How to be safe during home workouts...

By Melanie Radzicki McManus, CNN When the coronavirus pandemic forced gyms to close their doors last year, many people began working out at home. Soon, doctors were seeing patients coming in with a variety of home-gym-inspired injuries: lower back pain, a...

 2021-12-02 15:48 

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Belgium to reinforce measures to contain pandemic on Friday...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian government has vowed to reinforce measures to contain the coronavirus even more with fresh measures to be decided Friday, possibly including more school closures and further reducing opening times of bars and restaurants....

 2021-12-02 15:15 

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Kelsea Ballerini feels her way through her new poetry book...

By GARY GERARD HAMILTON Associated Press New York (AP) — Country music star Kelsea Ballerini had no intentions of starting a new job as an author in 2020. She did plan to tour her new album, "Kelsea" — then the coronavirus pandemic shu...

 2021-12-02 14:08 

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Alemania prohibir a los no vacunados acceder a gran parte de la vida pblica...

Juan Pablo Elverdin (CNN) — Alemania prohibir a las personas no vacunadas el acceso a todos los comercios, salvo los ms esenciales, como supermercados y farmacias, para frenar la propagacin del coronavirus, segn anunciaron este jueves la canciller s...

 2021-12-02 13:48 

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Norway reports large outbreak of omicron variant infections...

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Authorities in Norway say at least 50 people in Oslo have been infected with the omicron coronavirus variant and the cases are connected to a Norwegian company's Christmas party in a restaurant in the capital. The Oslo Municipa...

 2021-12-02 13:41 

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Singapore detects two apparent omicron cases, its first...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Singapore's health ministry says preliminary tests have detected the new omicron variant of the coronavirus in two passengers who arrived on a plane from Johannesburg, the country's first apparent cases. It says...

 2021-12-02 13:37 

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US jobless claims rise by 28,000, but still low at 222,000...

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week even though the U.S. job market has been rebounding from last year's coronavirus recession. Jobless claims climbed by...

 2021-12-02 13:37 

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US jobless claims rise by 28,000, but still low at 222,000...

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week even though the U.S. job market has been rebounding from last year's coronavirus recession. Jobless claims climbed by...

 2021-12-02 11:46 

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India confirms omicron variant cases, says get the shot now...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has confirmed its first two cases of the omicron coronavirus variant. India's Health Ministry says the cases include two men in southern Karnataka state. The ministry says they came from abroad, but did not say where. Heal...

 2021-12-02 11:32 

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5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan...

By AJ Willingham, CNN Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. For instance, homeowners could see their houses go up in value, while their monthly payments stay the same. Here's wh...

 2021-12-02 11:32 

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5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan...

By AJ Willingham, CNN Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. For instance, homeowners could see their houses go up in value, while their monthly payments stay the same. Here's wh...

 2021-12-02 11:32 

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5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan...

By AJ Willingham, CNN Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. For instance, homeowners could see their houses go up in value, while their monthly payments stay the same. Here's wh...

 2021-12-02 11:11 

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EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drug regulator says it has started a rolling review of a new coronavirus vaccine made by French startup Valneva. The move announced on Thursday is a first step toward giving the vaccine the green ligh...

 2021-12-02 11:11 

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EU drug regulator starts reviewing new coronavirus vaccine...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drug regulator says it has started a rolling review of a new coronavirus vaccine made by French startup Valneva. The move announced on Thursday is a first step toward giving the vaccine the green ligh...

 2021-12-02 10:26 

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How South African scientists discovered Omicron and set off a global chain reaction...

By Tim Lister and David McKenzie, CNN In the early days of November, laboratory technicians at Lancet Laboratories in Pretoria, South Africa, found unusual features in samples they were testing for the coronavirus. Essentially, a gene was missing in what ...

 2021-12-02 10:26 

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Biden launching winter COVID-19 booster, testing campaign...

By ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to kick off a more urgent campaign for Americans to get COVID-19 booster shots. Biden is unveiling a winter plan to combat the coronavirus and its new omicron variant with ...

 2021-12-02 10:22 

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German leaders, in transition, meet to mull virus measures...

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her likely successor have met with state governors to consider tighter rules to curb coronavirus infections that again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period. Finance Minister Olaf S...

 2021-12-02 10:22 

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German leaders, in transition, meet to mull virus measures...

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her likely successor have met with state governors to consider tighter rules to curb coronavirus infections that again topped 70,000 newly confirmed cases in a 24-hour period. Finance Minister Olaf S...

 2021-12-02 09:17 

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Figure skating Grand Prix Final canceled over travel rules...

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The figure skating Grand Prix Final next week has been canceled over travel rules implemented during the coronavirus pandemic for the second straight season. The Dec. 9-12 event in Japan was due to be the only global eve...

 2021-12-02 07:24 

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Omicron, delta variants combine for decision-making headache...

By LORI HINNANT Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Governments around the world are weighing new measures for populations tired of hearing about restrictions and vaccines with the coronavirus delta variant of COVID-19 pushing up cases in Europe and growi...

 2021-12-02 07:24 

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Omicron, delta variants combine for decision-making headache...

By LORI HINNANT Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Governments around the world are weighing new measures for populations tired of hearing about restrictions and vaccines with the coronavirus delta variant of COVID-19 pushing up cases in Europe and growi...

 2021-12-02 05:53 

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Asian markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease...

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed after a turbulent day on Wall Street as traders tried to forecast the impact of the coronavirus's omicron variant. Tokyo and Sydney fell while Hong Kong and Seoul ad...

 2021-12-02 05:53 

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Asian markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease...

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed after a turbulent day on Wall Street as traders tried to forecast the impact of the coronavirus's omicron variant. Tokyo and Sydney fell while Hong Kong and Seoul ad...

 2021-12-02 05:01 

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The latest on the Omicron coronavirus variant...

By Rhea Mogul and Adam Renton, CNN The-CNN-Wire & 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. The post The latest on the Omicron coronavirus variant appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-12-02 05:01 

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The latest on the Omicron coronavirus variant...

By Rhea Mogul and Adam Renton, CNN The-CNN-Wire & 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. The post The latest on the Omicron coronavirus variant appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-12-02 04:59 

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December 1 Omicron coronavirus variant news...

By Adam Renton, Brad Lendon, Sheena McKenzie, Ed Upright, Meg Wagner, Melissa Macaya and Melissa Mahtani, CNN The-CNN-Wire & 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. The post December 1 Omicron coronavirus variant news ap...

 2021-12-02 04:37 

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Asian markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease...

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed after a turbulent day on Wall Street as traders tried to forecast the impact of the coronavirus's omicron variant. Shanghai and Tokyo fell while Hong Kong and Seoul ...

 2021-12-02 04:37 

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Asian markets mixed after Wall St decline, virus unease...

By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed after a turbulent day on Wall Street as traders tried to forecast the impact of the coronavirus's omicron variant. Shanghai and Tokyo fell while Hong Kong and Seoul ...

 2021-12-02 03:39 

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Japan retracts new flight bookings ban after criticisms...

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Japan says it has retracted a ban on new incoming international flight bookings to defend against the new variant of the coronavirus only a day after the policy was announced. The transport ministry on...

 2021-12-02 02:15 

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South Korea breaks daily virus record for 2nd straight day...

By KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has broken its daily record for coronavirus infections for a second straight day with more than 5,200 new cases, as pressure mounted on a health care system grappling with risi...

 2021-12-02 01:05 

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Inside the Biden White House's thorny response to the Omicron variant...

By Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN President Joe Biden has spent hours over the last week peppering his medical team with questions about the quickly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus, pressing them for more data and asking when his team ...

 2021-12-02 01:05 

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Inside the Biden White House's thorny response to the Omicron variant...

By Kevin Liptak and Kaitlan Collins, CNN President Joe Biden has spent hours over the last week peppering his medical team with questions about the quickly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus, pressing them for more data and asking when his team ...

 2021-12-01 21:26 

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How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday...

The Associated Press Markets turned cautious again, erasing an early gain and ending lower Wednesday as investors try to handicap how much the new coronavirus variant will impact the economy. The latest roller-coaster ride brought the S&P 500 index up ear...

 2021-12-01 20:51 

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Facebook: Fake scientist used to spread anti-US propaganda...

By DAVID KLEPPER and AMANDA SEITZ Associated Press Facebook says it removed hundreds of fake accounts linked to an effort to spread unfounded claims that the U.S. was pressuring scientists to blame the coronavirus on China. The platform says the disinform...

 2021-12-01 19:43 

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First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California...

By Kaitlan Collins, Jacqueline Howard and Betsy Klein, CNN The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California. In a White House news briefing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Instit...

 2021-12-01 19:33 

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Detectan en California el primer caso confirmado en Estados Unidos de la variante del coronavirus micron...

Sol Amaya (CNN ) — Los Centros para el Control y la Prevencin de Enfermedades de EE.UU. identificaron el primer caso confirmado de la variante del coronavirus micron en Estados Unidos, en California, segn una fuente familiarizada con el tema. El Dr....

 2021-12-01 19:33 

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Detectan en California el primer caso confirmado en Estados Unidos de la variante del coronavirus micron...

Sol Amaya (CNN ) — Los Centros para el Control y la Prevencin de Enfermedades de EE.UU. identificaron el primer caso confirmado de la variante del coronavirus micron en Estados Unidos, en California, segn una fuente familiarizada con el tema. El Dr....

 2021-12-01 18:51 

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First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California...

The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California, according to the CDC. The post First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California appeared first on Local News 8 ....

 2021-12-01 18:46 

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CEOs' economic outlook hit the highest level in at least 20 years. But Omicron could change that...

By Matt Egan, CNN Business Despite rising labor costs, America's business leaders felt very bullish on the US economy — at least in the days prior to the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant. The influential trade group the Business Roun...

 2021-12-01 18:45 

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First confirmed US case of Omicron coronavirus variant detected in California...

By Jacqueline Howard and Kaitlan Collins, CNN The United States' first confirmed case of the Omicron coronavirus variant has been identified in California, according to a source familiar. The World Health Organization designates Omicron a "variant...

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