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 2022-05-16 20:40 

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Abbott, FDA enter agreement over reopening of baby formula facility in Michigan...

Abbott Laboratories said on Monday it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the steps necessary to resume production and maintain its baby formula facility at Sturgis, Michigan....

 2022-05-16 20:31 

UPI

Sea lion previously rescued from highway found in California storm drain...

SeaWorld Rescue in San Diego said a sea lion that made headlines for blocking a freeway in January is undergoing a behavior analysis after being rescued from a storm drain....

 2022-05-16 20:25 

UPI

In photos: President Joe Biden awards Medal of Valor to police officers, firefighters...

President Joe Biden awards the Medal of Valor to nine police officers and six firefighters on May 16, 2022. Two of the recipients died in the line of duty....

 2022-05-16 20:24 

Reuters

Willkie grows L.A. office with Loeb & Loeb entertainment dealmaker...

Willkie Farr & Gallagher has hired a transactions partner from Loeb & Loeb for its eight-month-old Los Angeles office, the firm said Monday, continuing a West Coast build out....

 2022-05-16 20:14 

UPI

Experts offer advice for parents facing baby formula shortage...

Two prominent pediatricians have advice for parents who are scrambling to find formula, offering a list of do's and do-not-do's....

 2022-05-16 20:12 

Reuters

FDA to authorize Pfizer's COVID booster shot for younger kids soon -NYT...

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster shot of Pfizer /BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 as soon as Tuesday, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter...

 2022-05-16 20:12 

Reuters

China's Tencent Music posts 15% fall in quarterly revenue...

China's Tencent Music Entertainment Group posted a 15% fall in quarterly revenue on Monday, hit by easing demand for its music streaming platform amid stiff competition....

 2022-05-16 20:09 

Reuters

U.S. charges Venezuelan doctor with selling ransomware used by Iranian group...

A Venezuelan cardiologist who taught himself computer programming sold software that was used by an Iranian hacking group to attack Israeli companies, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday in bringing criminal charges against him....

 2022-05-16 20:09 

UPI

Wedged hedgehog rescued from goalpost hole on British soccer field...

Animal rescuers came to the assistance of a stuck hedgehog found trapped in a goalpost hole on a soccer field....

 2022-05-16 20:08 

UPI

Watch: Idaho man runs half marathon while wearing 111 T-shirts...

An Idaho man broke a Guinness World Record by running a half marathon while wearing 111 T-shirts....

 2022-05-16 20:08 

Reuters

California law requiring women on company boards struck down...

A state court judge found California's law requiring publicly held companies to include women on their boards unconstitutional, dealing another blow to the state's push to diversify corporate leadership....

 2022-05-16 20:06 

UPI

In photos: Juliens Auctions previews Music Icons...

Julien's Auctions previews instruments and artifacts used by legends such as Kurt Cobain, Madonna, Kesha and Elton John. More than 1,200 items will be sold at auction in the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City on May 20, 21 and 22, 2022....

 2022-05-16 20:04 

Reuters

Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in children...

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review....

 2022-05-16 20:00 

UPI

Chicago teen charged in shooting death near 'The Bean'...

A Chicago teen charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Seandell Holliday, another teen, near the iconic Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park appeared in court Monday....

 2022-05-16 19:55 

Reuters

FDA declines to authorize common antidepressant as COVID treatment...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has decided not to authorize the antidepressant fluvoxamine to treat COVID-19, saying that the data has not shown the drug to be an effective therapeutic for fighting the virus....

 2022-05-16 19:49 

Reuters

UCLA law dean to lead the University of Wisconsin-Madison...

Jennifer Mnookin, the longtime dean of the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, has been named the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison....

 2022-05-16 19:46 

UPI

Elisabeth Borne appointed France's first woman prime minister in 30 years...

France's President Emmanuel Macron appointed Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne prime minister pm Monday. She is the country's first woman to serve in the post in 30 years....

 2022-05-16 19:44 

Reuters

Buffalo shooting victims included deacon, retired cop, grocery worker...

As investigators delved more deeply into why a young white man went on a shooting rampage at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store, fresh details emerged on Monday about the 10 people who were killed and the three who were wounded in the racist attack. L2N2X...

 2022-05-16 19:43 

Reuters

New York congressional map deals blow to Democrats' midterm hopes...

A court-appointed expert released a draft New York congressional district map on Monday that is far less favorable to Democrats than the original plan adopted by lawmakers, likely dealing a blow to the party's prospects in November elections....

 2022-05-16 19:43 

Reuters

What happened with Abbott baby formula that worsened a US shortage?...

Abbott Laboratories , the biggest U.S. supplier of powder infant formula including Similac, initiated a recall and closed its Sturgis, Michigan, manufacturing plant earlier this year after reports of serious bacterial infections in four infants....

 2022-05-16 19:38 

Reuters

U.S. SEC chair says much to be done to protect crypto investors...

Cryptocurrency assets are highly speculative and investors in them need more protections or they could lose trust in the markets, Gary Gensler, chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, said on Monday....

 2022-05-16 19:36 

Reuters

Jupiter, Yarbrough among investors who sold Coinbase before big fall...

Jupiter Asset Management, Azora Capital LP and billionaire Jon Yarbrough's family office were among funds that sold all of their stakes in cryptocurrency company Coinbase Global Inc before the company fell nearly 30% to record lows in early May, accor...

 2022-05-16 19:34 

Reuters

Taliban dissolve Afghanistan's Human Rights Commission, other key bodies...

Taliban authorities in Afghanistan dissolved five key departments of the former U.S.-backed government, including the country's Human Rights Commission, deeming them unnecessary in the face of a financial crunch, an official said on Monday....

 2022-05-16 19:33 

Reuters

Miami market stays hot for law firms as Sidley makes new hires...

Sidley Austin said Monday it has added sports lawyers Charles (Chuck) Baker and Irwin Raij from O'Melveny & Myers to co-chair the firm's entertainment, sports and media industry group from O'Melveny & Myers, part of a recent string of Miami hi...

 2022-05-16 19:22 

Reuters

Plaintiffs' firm Sanford Heisler picks up former Seyfarth Shaw lawyer...

Nancy Rafuse, who has spent much of her 30-year legal career defending employers, has joined plaintiffs' employment law firm Sanford Heisler Sharp as its head of litigation, the firm said Monday....

 2022-05-16 19:18 

Reuters

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 strikes Sumatra, Indonesia - EMSC...

Earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck southwest of Sumatra in Indonesia in wee hours of Tuesday, European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre said,...

 2022-05-16 19:15 

Reuters

Law firm Sidley reveals $3.4 million in fees from Argentina's YPF oil company...

Law firm Sidley Austin reported receiving more than $3.4 million in attorneys' fees between November and March for its work for Argentina's national oil company YPF SA, U.S. Justice Department filings show....

 2022-05-16 19:15 

Reuters

Nigeria court charges two students over 'blasphemy' death...

Two students were on Monday charged in court with conspiracy and inciting public disturbance after a college student was beaten and burned by fellow students who accused her of blasphemy in the northwestern state of Sokoto last week....

 2022-05-16 19:13 

UPI

Watch: Colombian teen solves three Rubik's cubes while juggling...

A coordinated Colombian 19-year-old broke his own world record by solving three Rubik's cubes in 4 minutes, 31.01 seconds -- while juggling them....

 2022-05-16 19:13 

Reuters

In El Salvador's gang crackdown, quotas drive 'arbitrary' arrests of innocents...

Dozens of innocent people have been apprehended in El Salvador in recent months amid President Nayib Bukele's "war on gangs," after superiors forced officers to meet daily arrest quotas during a state of emergency, five officials told Reuters....

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