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IMF warns delays in Covid vaccination major risk for global economy
The International Monetary Fund has said delays in Covid-19 vaccinations are the top risk facing the global economy, and that getting people in poor countries inoculated should ...
EU announces five-year roadmap to fight dirty money, human trafficking
The European Union will seek to increase police cooperation, target human trafficking and establish new rules to counter money laundering, according to plans detailed by the Eur...
Video Game To Fight Racism, Players To Step Into Shoes Of Black Father
With calls for police reform and protests across the United States, software engineer Bryant Young is hoping to use virtual reality (VR) to fight racism.
The Hottest Features The Rich Are Craving For Their Next Home
Space is the No. 1 priority for real estate hunters in the pandemic era at every level of the market. But for the rich, that means far more than just another bedroom.
DOGE becomes the 7th largest cryptocurrency – passes Litecoin and BCH
The price of Dogecoin has surged seemingly without any push from prominent figures on social media or major developments in the project.
I funded Coinbase in 2012. Making 6000x on my best startup investment yet
I was lucky enough to be the first investor in a company called Coinbase.
Pfizer says third dose of vaccine is "probably" necessary
As of yet, it is unknown for how long Pfizer vaccines protect against COVID-19, given the short-lived path of this product.
Coinbase’s Public Listing Is a Cryptocurrency Coming-Out Party
With acceptance from traditional investors, a profitable start-up that eases transactions is offering proof of the industry’s staying power.
4.7 million waiting for operations in England, as delays hit record high amid Covid pandemic
Delays for routine operations and procedures in England have hit the highest level since records began, with around 4.7 million now on waiting lists, as hospitals were forced to...
CNN reporter Miguel Marquez & his crew were violently chased away from the #BLM protest in Brooklyn Center
Man part of CNN crew for CNN reporter Miguel Marquez was hit in the head by a protester at the #BLM protest in Brooklyn Center, Minn.
The mysterious case of the $571m Manchester 'Bitcoin scam'
The US’s commodities watchdog is on the hunt for a Manchester man it claims is the mastermind behind a Bitcoin scam that swindled thousands of victims and owes $572m (£416m).
USA: House panel votes to advance bill on slavery reparations
House Committee votes to further consider paying trillions of dollars in reparations for 40M descendants of black slaves . Measure is "intended to begin a national conversation ...
What has governments so concerned about the Brazilian coronavirus variant?
Several countries, including France, have suspended flights to and from Brazil due to fears over the more contagious coronavirus variant spreading there. The P1 mutation is more...
Cayman Islands General Election April 14 2021
Denmark removes AstraZeneca from its vaccination program
Denmark has removed the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from its vaccination program, saying it is not needed because the country has already reached "such an advanced point" in it...
Governor's Election Update April 14 2021
Pfizer CEO says third Covid vaccine dose likely needed within 12 months
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said people will “likely” need a booster dose of a Covid-19 vaccine within 12 months of getting fully vaccinated. His comments were made public Thursday...
Wesley Howell's - Election Update 14 April 2021
India rolls out red carpet for foreign-made vaccines as infections surge
The Indian government has said that foreign-made vaccines approved by the US, UK and Japan, and those listed by the World Health Organization, can be granted emergency use appro...
Supervisor of elections update 14 April 2021
Leverton Street House by ROAR Architects
Inside a historic Victorian, ROAR Architects designs a flat for each sibling that connect to shared spaces.
The vaccine passport debate isn't new. It started in 1897 during a plague pandemic
Vaccine passports have been touted by some as our ticket to normalcy -- easily accessible proof of immunization and a reward for those who got their shots. They've also been cal...
The Celine Fall/Winter 2021 Show is a Poetic Parade
Hedi Slimane unveils the Celine Fall/Winter 2021 with a walk through the gardens of the Château de Vaux le Vicomte.
Ireland: Bribes and blackmail uncovered as former bank worker arrested in major fraud probe
Fraud squad detectives encountered a sinister blackmail plot when they launched an investigation into a former employee of the Central Bank, who allegedly committed fraud crimes...
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