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Americans can mix and match COVID-19 boosters but original vaccine recommended -Fauci
Americans can mix and match COVID-19 boosters but original vaccine recommended -Fauci
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  • 2021-10-22 11:52:56Z

Americans can choose a COVID-19 booster shot that is different from their original inoculation but the recommendation is to stick with the vaccine they got first if it is available, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Friday. "It's generally recommended that you get the booster that is the original regimen that you got in the first place," Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in an interview with CNN. "But for one reason or other - and there may be different circumstances with people, availability or just different personal choices - you can, as we say, mix and match," Fauci said in an interview with CNN.

3 years after Pittsburgh synagogue attack, trial still ahead
3 years after Pittsburgh synagogue attack, trial still ahead
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  • 2021-10-22 11:45:32Z

Nor is there any indication the U.S. Justice Department is heeding the calls of some members of the targeted congregations to avert a trial by dropping its...

HCA Healthcare raises 2021 guidance on rebound in patient volume
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  • 2021-10-22 11:33:54Z

The hospital operator said it forecasts earnings to be in the range of $17.20 to $17.80 per diluted share this year, from a prior forecast of $16.30 and...

Frankfort man accused of starting deadly apartment building fire
Frankfort man accused of starting deadly apartment building fire
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  • 2021-10-22 11:30:17Z

Two people, 21 years of age or younger, died in the fire.

40-year-old man seriously injured in Portsmouth shooting
40-year-old man seriously injured in Portsmouth shooting
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  • 2021-10-22 11:27:00Z

A 40-year-old man was seriously injured in a shooting Thursday night in Portsmouth, police said. Around 8:23 p.m., officers responded to the 5100 block of...

The House has voted to hold Bannon in contempt. Here
The House has voted to hold Bannon in contempt. Here's what happens next.
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  • 2021-10-22 11:23:55Z

The Justice Department will now weigh whether to prosecute the former White House chief strategist

Snap tumbles, drags social media giants on Apple privacy tweak worries
Snap tumbles, drags social media giants on Apple privacy tweak worries
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  • 2021-10-22 11:18:27Z

Shares of Snap Inc plunged on Friday, dragging down other ad-dependent tech firms, after the photo messaging app owner warned of a prolonged hit from Apple...

Campaigners stage climate protests across continents
Campaigners stage climate protests across continents
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  • 2021-10-22 11:17:35Z

Environmental campaigners staged protests on several continents Friday to press their demands for more government action to curb global warming ahead of the ...

11-year-old girl attacked in bizarre NYC park encounter
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  • 2021-10-22 11:17:00Z

A creep sprayed water at an 11-year-old girl, then punched her in the face while she was playing with friends at a Manhattan park, police said Friday. The...

England
England's COVID prevalence rises to new highest level since January, ONS says
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  • 2021-10-22 11:15:45Z

LONDON (Reuters) -The prevalence of COVID-19 infections in England increased to around 1 in 55 people in the week ending Oct 16, Britain's Office for...

SPAC tied to Trump
SPAC tied to Trump's new social media deal extends rally
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  • 2021-10-22 11:10:02Z

Digital World Acquisition Corp's shares surged about 60% to $71.35, with more than 3.8 million shares changing hands by 6:30 a.m. ET, compared with its 10...

Attacker punches, then fatally shoots man outside NYC housing project
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  • 2021-10-22 11:06:00Z

A 27-year-old man was killed in a barrage of 13 gunshots early Friday while he was hanging out with friends on Staten Island, police said. The attacker...

Ukraine shuts schools as coronavirus death toll hits new record
Ukraine shuts schools as coronavirus death toll hits new record
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  • 2021-10-22 10:51:28Z

KYIV (Reuters) -Ukraine shut schools in coronavirus hotspots on Friday and announced a requirement for vaccine certificates or negative tests to access...

Joplin man to stand trial on drug, gun charges
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  • 2021-10-22 10:47:00Z

Oct. 22-A 42-year-old defendant waived a preliminary hearing Thursday on felony drug and gun charges related to the discovery of marijuana and a handgun in...

Carthage man's drug, weapon charges dismissed
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  • 2021-10-22 10:47:00Z

Oct. 22-The Jasper County prosecutor's office Thursday dismissed drug and weapon charges a Carthage man was facing when his mother failed to show up to...

Russian COVID deaths hit 4th straight record a week before new curbs
Russian COVID deaths hit 4th straight record a week before new curbs
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:33Z

Russia reported a fourth straight daily record of COVID-19 deaths on Friday, with still a week to go before the start of a nationwide workplace shutdown...

Sarcoxie man waives hearing on alleged assault of girlfriend
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:00Z

Oct. 22-A 34-year-old Sarcoxie man on Thursday was ordered to stand trial after he waived a preliminary hearing on a charge that he choked his girlfriend to ...

Sex offender waives hearing on registration violation
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:00Z

Oct. 22-A convicted sex offender living in Joplin waived a hearing Thursday on a registration law violation and was ordered to stand trial. James N. Billings...

Girlfriend's reluctance to testify cited in dismissal of domestic assault case
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:00Z

Oct. 22-The Jasper County prosecutor's office cited a lack of cooperation on the part of the victim in dismissing a Joplin man's felony domestic assault...

Charge dismissed in Carthage domestic assault case
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:00Z

Oct. 22-A felony domestic assault charge that a 27-year-old Carthage man was facing was dismissed Thursday when the victim failed to show up to testify...

Defendant granted probation in Jasper County case
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:00Z

Oct. 22-A rural Carl Junction man received a suspended imposition of sentence when he pleaded guilty this week to a sex crime. James D. Moran, 78, pleaded...

Father to stand trial on endangerment charge
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  • 2021-10-22 10:46:00Z

Oct. 22-A father, discovered by police to be keeping a baby in a messy room at a Joplin hotel where he'd been in an armed dispute with another guest, waived ...

NC fraudster went on crime spree while at home on COVID release from prison, feds say
NC fraudster went on crime spree while at home on COVID release from prison, feds say
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  • 2021-10-22 10:45:00Z

Days after being put on home confinement in 2020, Joseph DiBruno Jr. filed fraudulent loan applications, a new indictment says. He was convicted with his dad...

Hartford police investigate daylight shooting Thursday
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  • 2021-10-22 10:41:00Z

For the second time this week, Hartford police have begun a shooting investigation without knowing where the gunfire happened. About 5:20 a.m. Thursday...

Polish miners protest top EU court's order to shut mine
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  • 2021-10-22 10:27:31Z

Some 2,000 Polish coal miners on Friday staged a noisy protest in Luxembourg on against a decision by the European Union's top court to shut down a major...

Secure email group Proton wins Swiss appeal over surveillance rules
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  • 2021-10-22 10:24:13Z

Geneva-based Proton AG, the company behind ProtonMail and ProtonVPN, has won an appeal regarding its treatment under Swiss law governing telecommunications...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
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  • 2021-10-22 10:21:32Z

A key measure of coronavirus infections in Germany rose sharply over the past week, figures showed on Friday, raising the prospect of tougher restrictions as...

For some witnesses, sharing crimes on social media comes first
For some witnesses, sharing crimes on social media comes first
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  • 2021-10-22 10:20:16Z

As the man Atlanta police say shot and killed a woman and fired at officers early Wednesday, some witnesses' first instinct wasn't to call 911.Instead, they ...

Too little, too late? Evergrande
Too little, too late? Evergrande's tortuous restructuring, asset sales in focus after default averted
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  • 2021-10-22 10:19:45Z

Unless China Evergrande Group takes quick steps for an orderly restructuring of its debt pile and steps up asset sales, its last-minute bond interest payment...

TIMELINE-Major accidents on movie sets
TIMELINE-Major accidents on movie sets
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  • 2021-10-22 10:14:41Z

Hollywood has a long history of on-set accidents, from prop guns to car crashes and chariot races. 1959 - An accident occurs during the filming of the...

In corporate crackdown, U.S. SEC takes aim at executive pay
In corporate crackdown, U.S. SEC takes aim at executive pay
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  • 2021-10-22 10:04:37Z

The new Democratic leadership of the U.S. securities watchdog has a message for Corporate America's highly paid executives: if your company screws up, your...

Fatal shooting under investigation in South End area near Uptown Charlotte, CMPD says
Fatal shooting under investigation in South End area near Uptown Charlotte, CMPD says
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  • 2021-10-22 10:04:37Z

The victim died at the scene, police say.

Jury to begin deliberations in ex-Giuliani associate
Jury to begin deliberations in ex-Giuliani associate's U.S. campaign finance case
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  • 2021-10-22 10:03:48Z

A jury is expected to begin deliberating on Friday in the case of Lev Parnas, a former Rudy Giuliani associate who is accused of violating U.S. campaign...

Woman stabbed in Stowe, 1 arrested
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  • 2021-10-22 10:02:00Z

Oct. 22-A person was arrested after a stabbing in Stowe Friday that seriously injured a woman, according to Allegheny County Police. Investigators said...

Editorial: An injustice of miscarriage in Oklahoma lands a woman in prison
Editorial: An injustice of miscarriage in Oklahoma lands a woman in prison
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  • 2021-10-22 10:00:53Z

No matter what role Brittney Poolaw's drug use played in the demise of her fetus, her miscarriage is a tragic event, not a criminal attack perpetrated by her...

A look at 25 Tampa Bay names in the national missing persons database
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  • 2021-10-22 10:00:00Z

In the past year, more than two dozen Tampa Bay residents have been added to a federal public database for missing people. Among them: a Hernando County...

EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus
EU leaders seek to halt migrant crossings from Belarus
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  • 2021-10-22 09:54:49Z

European Union leaders met Friday to discuss migration to the bloc and how to stop the influx of refugees arriving via neighboring Belarus. EU members...

Ethiopian airstrikes in Tigray force UN flight to turn back
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  • 2021-10-22 09:48:14Z

Ethiopian military airstrikes on Friday forced a United Nations humanitarian flight to abandon its landing in the capital of the country's Tigray region...

German COVID-19 cases jump as state leaders seek federal backing
German COVID-19 cases jump as state leaders seek federal backing
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  • 2021-10-22 09:41:46Z

BERLIN (Reuters) -A key measure of coronavirus infections in Germany rose sharply over the past week, figures showed on Friday, raising the prospect of...

A jab in each arm: France vaccinates against flu and COVID
A jab in each arm: France vaccinates against flu and COVID
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  • 2021-10-22 09:33:16Z

Worried that the flu and COVID-19 could trigger a winter-time double-whammy of new infections and deaths, France is forging ahead with a nationwide...

Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital visit
Queen Elizabeth II back at castle following hospital visit
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  • 2021-10-22 09:29:35Z

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II was back at Windsor Castle on Friday and in good spirits after revelations that she spent the night in a London hospital earlier...

What's Ashley Moody's problem with finding the truth? | Editorial
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  • 2021-10-22 09:28:00Z

Attorney General Ashley Moody is standing in the way of a DNA test for a death row inmate. The defense attorneys want the testing, the prosecutor on the case...

Green activist hid in Louvre loos before gatecrashing Louis Vuitton
Green activist hid in Louvre loos before gatecrashing Louis Vuitton's show
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  • 2021-10-22 09:24:28Z

Marie Cohuet hid in a lavatory inside the Louvre art museum for over two hours, plotting her gatecrashing of Louis Vuitton's Paris Fashion Week show in...

OASIS honors victims of domestic violence at candlelight vigil
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  • 2021-10-22 09:17:00Z

Oct. 22-A crowd gathered at Smothers Park Thursday night to honor women who have lost their lives to domestic violence and to highlight Domestic Violence...

Heidlage chosen Prosecutor of the Year
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  • 2021-10-22 08:46:00Z

Oct. 22-Muskogee County Assistant District Attorney Jessie Heidlage earned recognition Thursday as Prosecutor of the Year for her prosecution of domestic violence cases. Heidlage was recognized during the 13th annual Awards for Excellence in Action Against Domestic Violence presentation and press conference at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City. The event is sponsored by the Oklahoma District ...

Illinois mom fatally struck by bullet while reading Bible to youngest daughter
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  • 2021-10-22 08:43:16Z

An Illinois mother was fatally injured by a stray bullet Sunday night while she was preparing her 7-month-old daughter for bed and reading the baby the Bible...

China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments
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  • 2021-10-22 08:40:27Z

China on Friday said there is "no room" for compromise or concessions over the issue of Taiwan, following a comment by U.S. President Joe Biden that the U.S....

Alec Baldwin shoots prop gun, killing 1, injuring another on set of
Alec Baldwin shoots prop gun, killing 1, injuring another on set of 'Rust'
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  • 2021-10-22 08:37:07Z

The film's director of photography, Halyna Hutchins, 42, was killed, and director Joel Souza, 48, was injured on the New Mexico set.

The 'Bad Cop' Who Rules Miami
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  • 2021-10-22 08:30:48Z

Capt. Javier Ortiz has been a magnet for abuse complaints from citizens and colleagues alike. But backed by a powerful union he once headed, and protected by...

Portugal
Portugal's gig-economy workers set to become staff
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  • 2021-10-22 08:25:02Z

Portugal has moved a step closer to ordering digital platforms such as Uber and Glovo to employ some of their drivers as staff with formal contracts and...


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