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 2021-05-05 17:53 

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BRIEF-U.S. CDC Says Administered 249.6 Mln Doses Of Covid-19 Vaccine As Of May 5...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:...

 2021-05-05 17:52 

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UPDATE 4-Peloton reverses course, decides to recall treadmills after injuries, death...

Peloton announced a recall of its treadmills on Wednesday, reversing course just weeks after saying there was "no reason" to stop using the exercise machines despite reports of multiple injuries and the death of a child in an accident....

 2021-05-05 17:52 

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BRIEF-U.S. CDC Reports Total Deaths Of 575,491 Due To Coronavirus As Of Yesterday...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:...

 2021-05-05 17:51 

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French foreign minister says punitive measures 'only the beginning' ahead of Lebanon visit...

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday he would carry a strongly worded message to Lebanese politicians when he visits Beirut on Thursday....

 2021-05-05 17:46 

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Atlanta board says city must rehire police officer charged with killing Black man...
 2021-05-05 17:45 

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Sempra likely to delay Texas Port Arthur LNG decision to 2022...

U.S. energy company Sempra Energy will probably move its planned final investment decision (FID) on the Port Arthur liquefied natural gas export plant in Texas from 2021 to 2022, company executives told analysts in a conference call on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 17:43 

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GM's Barra sees a more profitable future through the haze of chip shortage...

General Motors Co and Chief Executive Mary Barra were forced by the semiconductor supply-chain crunch to slash production and sell fewer vehicles at higher prices....

 2021-05-05 17:43 

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Venezuela's Maduro receives samurai sword gift from actor Steven Seagal...
 2021-05-05 17:43 

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White House says Justice Department reviewing court decision on eviction moratorium...
 2021-05-05 17:42 

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Oil edges downward even as U.S. oil inventories fall...
 2021-05-05 17:41 

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Alberta tightens rules as COVID cases surge, drops vaccine age to 12...

Alberta will become the first Canadian province to offer COVID-19 vaccines to everyone aged 12 and over from May 10, Premier Jason Kenney said on Wednesday, a day after he introduced tighter public health measures to combat a raging third wave of the pand...

 2021-05-05 17:41 

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Biden officials undecided on fate of Minnesota's Twin Metals mine project...

The United States has not decided whether to approve or deny the controversial Twin Metals copper mining project in Minnesota, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 17:39 

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Reactions to Facebook oversight board upholding Trump's suspension...

Facebook Inc's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's suspension of former U.S. President Donald Trump but said the company was wrong to make the suspension "indefinite" and asked it to re-assess the penalty....

 2021-05-05 17:38 

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U.N. chief pushes voluntary sharing of COVID-19 vaccine licenses...

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres believes vaccine makers should allow other companies to produce versions of their COVID-19 shots, a U.N. spokesman said on Wednesday, as the World Trade Organisation discussed waiving patent rights to boost supply to developing...

 2021-05-05 17:35 

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UPDATE 8-Oil edges downward even as U.S. oil inventories fall...

Oil prices drifted lower on Wednesday after two days of gains despite U.S. crude stocks falling more sharply than expected, as traders used the weekly inventory figures as an excuse to pull back from the recent rally....

 2021-05-05 17:35 

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France's Macron commemorates Napoleon's 'ode to political will'...
 2021-05-05 17:34 

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UPDATE 2-Blue Origin's first space tourism flight will be July 20...
 2021-05-05 17:34 

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QUOTEBOX-Reactions to Facebook oversight board upholding Trump's suspension...

Facebook Inc's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's suspension of former U.S. President Donald Trump but said the company was wrong to make the suspension "indefinite" and asked it to re-assess the penalty....

 2021-05-05 17:34 

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SunPower backs view on strong rooftop solar demand, Biden policy support...
 2021-05-05 17:29 

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Shell tells Tunisia it plans to exit upstream activities next year...

Royal Dutch Shell has informed Tunisian authorities it will hand back upstream concessions and leave the country next year as it turns its focus to renewable energy, Rania Marzouki a senior official in the energy ministry, told Reuters....

 2021-05-05 17:29 

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UPDATE 2-Shell tells Tunisia it plans to exit upstream activities next year...

Royal Dutch Shell has informed Tunisian authorities it will hand back upstream concessions and leave the country next year as it turns its focus to renewable energy, Rania Marzouki a senior official in the energy ministry, told Reuters....

 2021-05-05 17:29 

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UPDATE 1-Atlanta board says city must rehire police officer charged with killing Black man...
 2021-05-05 17:28 

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White House says social media platforms should not amplify 'untrustworthy' content...

U.S. President Joe Biden believes social media platforms have a responsibility to "stop amplifying untrustworthy content," the White House said on Wednesday, even as it declined to comment directly on a decision by Facebook Inc's oversight boa...

 2021-05-05 17:27 

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Head of Ethiopia's Tigray region administration has resigned, his deputy says...

The head of Ethiopia's Tigray region government has resigned, his deputy said on Wednesday, without giving details....

 2021-05-05 17:26 

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UK foreign minister Raab: We're looking for constructive, calibrated approach to China...

Group of Seven countries are looking for a "constructive, calibrated approach" to China, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Wednesday following a foreign ministers' meeting in London....

 2021-05-05 17:25 

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Venezuela's Maduro receives samurai sword gift from actor Steven Seagal...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro received a samurai sword as a gift from actor Steven Seagal, who was visiting the South American country as a representative of Russia, state television images showed on Tuesday evening....

 2021-05-05 17:21 

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White House says social media platforms should not amplify 'untrustworthy' content...

U.S. President Joe Biden believes social media platforms have a responsibility to "stop amplifying untrustworthy content," the White House said on Wednesday, even as it declined to comment directly on a decision by Facebook Inc's oversight boa...

 2021-05-05 17:21 

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SunPower backs view on strong rooftop solar demand, Biden policy support...

U.S. solar company SunPower Corp on Wednesday backed its financial forecasts for this year and next, citing strong residential demand for both panels and battery storage and support for renewable energy from the administration of President Joe Biden....

 2021-05-05 17:20 

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G7 foreign ministers say will work to expand COVID-19 vaccine production...

The Group of Seven foreign ministers pledged on Wednesday to work with industry to expand the production of affordable COVID-19 vaccines, but stopped short of calling for a waiver of intellectual property rights of the pharma firms....

 2021-05-05 17:19 

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Turkey welcomes foreign tourists while locking down locals...
 2021-05-05 17:17 

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UPDATE 3-U.S. judge throws out pandemic-related moratorium on evicting renters...

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's nationwide moratorium on evictions, delivering a setback to Americans hit hard financially by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-05-05 17:16 

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G7 foreign ministers say will work to expand COVID-19 vaccine production...

The Group of Seven foreign ministers pledged on Wednesday to work with industry to expand the production of affordable COVID-19 vaccines, but stopped short of calling for a waiver of intellectual property rights of the pharma firms....

 2021-05-05 17:15 

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Alberta tightens rules as COVID cases surge, drops vaccine age to 12...

Alberta will become the first Canadian province to offer COVID-19 vaccines to everyone aged 12 and over from May 10, Premier Jason Kenney said on Wednesday, a day after he introduced tighter public health measures to combat a raging third wave of the pand...

 2021-05-05 17:13 

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UPDATE 5-GM's Barra sees a more profitable future through the haze of chip shortage...

General Motors Co and Chief Executive Mary Barra were forced by the semiconductor supply-chain crunch to slash production and sell fewer vehicles at higher prices....

 2021-05-05 17:12 

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Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan withdrawal of troops from Libya would be 'important signal'...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday that the withdrawal of foreign troops from Libya would be an "important signal" as both leaders vowed to support the new interim government there, a German governme...

 2021-05-05 17:12 

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U.S. lawmakers make push for electric vehicles, charging stations...

U.S. lawmakers are pushing for tens of billions of dollars in funding to shift to electric vehicles and away from gas-powered vehicles and build hundreds of thousands of charging stations....

 2021-05-05 17:12 

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CORRECTED-Pandas a respite from pandemic for Madrid care home residents...

Elderly residents from a nursing home outside Madrid relished the fresh air and freedom of a guided tour around the city's zoo on Wednesday, delighting in particular at the sight of Bing-Xing the giant panda....

 2021-05-05 17:11 

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G7 foreign ministers say will work to expand COVID-19 vaccine production...

The Group of Seven foreign ministers pledged on Wednesday to work with industry to expand the production of affordable COVID-19 vaccines, but stopped short of calling for a waiver of intellectual property rights of the pharma firms....

 2021-05-05 17:09 

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BlackRock ups boardroom pressure as annual meetings get going...
 2021-05-05 17:08 

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U.S. eyes nuclear reactor tax credit to meet climate goals -sources...
 2021-05-05 17:05 

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New York Times subscriber growth slows after news-heavy 2020...
 2021-05-05 16:59 

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Merkel tells Turkey's Erdogan withdrawal of troops from Libya would be 'important signal'...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday that the withdrawal of foreign troops from Libya would be an "important signal" as both leaders vowed to support the new interim government there, a German governme...

 2021-05-05 16:59 

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South Africa's ANC suspends top official Magashule, local media say...

South Africa's governing African National Congress (ANC) has suspended its Secretary General, Ace Magashule, in line with tougher rules for party officials charged with corruption, local media reported on Wednesday....

 2021-05-05 16:58 

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Fed's Mester: Will be 'deliberately patient' regarding inflation...

The U.S. economy is recovering faster than many policymakers had expected, but a "broad-based recovery is taking more time to achieve" and more progress will be needed in the job market before the Federal Reserve's conditions for reducing its ...

 2021-05-05 16:58 

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UPDATE 1-Fed's Mester: Will be 'deliberately patient' regarding inflation...

The U.S. economy is recovering faster than many policymakers had expected, but a...

 2021-05-05 16:57 

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FACTBOX-What is Facebook's oversight board?...

Facebook Inc's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's decision to ban former U.S. President Donald Trump from the service, but called on the company to decide within six months whether to permanently ban him or restore his account....

 2021-05-05 16:57 

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Fed's Rosengren says it is premature to talk about tapering...

Inflation will be temporarily distorted this spring as the U.S. economy works through imbalances caused by the pandemic but the pressures should be short-lived and should not lead to a pullback in monetary policy, Boston Federal Reserve Bank President Eri...

 2021-05-05 16:57 

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Kidnappers release students abducted from college in northwest Nigeria - parents' group...

Kidnappers have released the remaining 29 students they were holding captive after abducting them in March from a forestry college in Nigeria's Kaduna state, the head of the parents' association told Reuters....

 2021-05-05 16:56 

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FACTBOX-Who are the first members of Facebook's oversight board?...
 2021-05-05 16:56 

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Golf: McIlroy calls proposed breakaway tour a 'money grab'...

Four-times major champion Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday the proposed Super Golf League (SGL) is nothing more than a "money grab" and he remained committed to chasing major victories on the PGA Tour....

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