Tag: Government regulations

European agency is 1st to clear Moderna jab for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended authorizing Moderna‚Äôs COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

Concern mounts about possible Turkish law on media funding

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ISTANBUL — Press freedom groups expressed concern Friday about comments by Turkish officials about possible legislation to regulate foreign funding for media and the...

Governors pin hopes on full vaccine approval as cases climb

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As U.S. regulators weigh giving the final stamp of approval for certain COVID-19 vaccines, governors in states hard hit by...

EXPLAINER: What is fueling Russia’s ‘unprecedented’ fires?

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MOSCOW — Thousands of wildfires engulf broad expanses of Russia each year, destroying forests and shrouding territories in acrid smoke. ...

Black lawmaker hopes highway project can right an old wrong

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Harold Love Jr. raised his voice over the blare of traffic from the interstate above as he stood near the spot...

Mercedes sketches out all-electric scenario by decade’s end

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FRANKFURT, Germany — Daimler AG's luxury car brand Mercedes-Benz says it is stepping up its transition to electric cars, doubling the planned share of...

House votes to evacuate more Afghan allies as US war ends

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House lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Thursday to allow in thousands more of the Afghans who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war, citing the urgency...

Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking

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When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that...

LEADING OFF: Jays finish up in Buffalo, Pads-Braves twinbill

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A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ...

France requires COVID pass for Eiffel Tower, tourist venues

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PARIS — Visitors need a special COVID pass to ride up the Eiffel Tower or visit French museums or movie theaters from Wednesday, the...