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Biden says he's 'praying the verdict is the right verdict' in the Derek Chauvin murder trial

President Joe Biden is proposing a $2.2 trillion infrastructure and tax bill. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden says he's "praying" for the "right verdict" in Derek Chauvin's murder trial. Biden said the "right verdict" in Chauvin's murder trial is "overwhelming" in his view. Closing arguments took place in Chauvin's trial on Monday and the jury is now deliberating. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden says he's "prayin...
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The EMA found a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and 'unusual blood clots' and wants a warning attached

Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images The European Medicines Agency found a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and 'unusual' blood clots cases with low levels of blood platelets. The EMA said the link should be listed as "very rare side effects of the vaccine." Eight people in the US reported experiencing blood clots after receiving the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. The European Medicines Agency found a possible link between the Johnson & ...
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Florida Gov. DeSantis signs 'anti-riot' bill that grants civil immunity to drivers who hit protestors and protects police budgets from being cut

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1, an anti-riot bill, into law on Monday. The bill includes a number of measures that crack down on protests in Florida. DeSantis called it the "strongest anti-rioting, pro-law enforcement piece of legislation" in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed an anti-riot bill into law on Monday morning that...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs 'anti-riot' bill that grants civil immunity to drivers who hit protesters and protects police budgets from being cut

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 1, an anti-riot bill, into law on Monday. The law includes a number of measures that crack down on protests in Florida. DeSantis called it the "strongest anti-rioting, pro-law-enforcement piece of legislation" in the US. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an anti-riot bill into law on Monday morning that's aimed at protect...
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Most COVID-19 ICU patients in Brazil are now under 40 years old. Experts think the spread of a variant is to blame.

Paul Biris/Getty Most of Brazil's COVID-19 patients in ICUs last week were under 40, the country's Association of Intensive Care Medicine said.And while it's not entirely known why younger patients are now being hospitalized with COVID-19, a Brazilian expert told The Guardian that a new variant found in the Brazilian Amazon could be to blame."It's clearly connected to the P1 variant," said Marcos Boulos, an infectious disease specialist from the University of São Paulo told...
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Scientists created a hybrid human-monkey embryo in a lab, sparking concerns others could take the experiment too far

A chimera human-monkey blastocyst. Weizhi Ji, Kunming University of Science and Technology Scientists injected human stem cells into macaque embryos into a study on human development. Some of the embryos continued to develop for 20 days, researchers said. But the experiment has sparked an ethical debate among scientists. See more stories on Insider's business page. Monkey embryos containing human cells were kept alive for 20 days in an experiment carried out by a US-Chinese team.The...
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'Voter suppression' or 'voter fraud'? A Quinnipiac poll shows Democrats and Republicans are totally split on which is the real threat

Table top voting booths are stored at the Allegheny County Election Division warehouse on the Northside of Pittsburgh, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar A Quinnipiac poll questioned American's views on voter fraud and suppression. The poll found Republicans were concerned about voter fraud. Democrats were more concerned about voter suppression, the poll found. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republicans and Democrats in the United Sates are split on wheth...
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1 million people have died from COVID-19 in Europe, a top World Health Organization doctor said

Paul Biris/Getty WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge said 1 million people in the region have died from COVID-19. Kluge said COVID-19 remains a "serious" issue even as more people get vaccinated. Nearly 3 million have died from COVID-19 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. See more stories on Insider's business page. At least 1 million people have died from COVID-19 in Europe, a top official from the World Health Organization said.While speaking about the deaths ...
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Biden administration reveals the intelligence community is not very confident Russia actually put bounties on US troops

A US Army soldier attached to 2nd platoon, C troop, 1st Squadron (Airborne), 91st U.S Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team operating under the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) looks through his rifle during a patrol near Baraki Barak base in Logar Province, on October 10, 2012. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/GettyImages A Biden administration official said that US intelligence only has "low to moderate confidence" in prior claims that Russia offered to pay bounties to mili...
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The Biden administration slapped new sanctions on Russia and expelled diplomats over cyberattacks and election interference

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Washington AP Photo/Evan Vucci The Biden administration issued sanctions on Russia on Thursday, targeting more than 30 Russian entities and expelling diplomats over cyberattacks and election interference. "The Biden administration has been clear that the United States desires a relationship with Russia that is stable and predictable," the Biden administration announced. "We ...
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A woman who traveled to the Bahamas with Rep. Matt Gaetz in 2018 says no one was underage on the trip, according to Politico

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP A woman who traveled to the Bahamas with Matt Gaetz told Politico everyone was older than 18. She told Politico that among the group was a former minor at the center of a sex trafficking investigation. Politico was unable to confirm the age of the former minor at the time of the trip. See more ...
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Pfizer is ramping up vaccine production and will meet its goal of 300 million doses two weeks early, its CEO said

Justin Tallis - Pool / Getty Images Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Twitter his company is ramping up COVID-19 vaccine production. Bourla said his company will deliver 220 million doses of the vaccine to the US by the end of May. He said that the complete supply of 300 million would be delivered by the end of July. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pfizer has increased its production of COVID-19 vaccines and will deliver remaining doses to the United States faster than exp...
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Pfizer is ramping up vaccine production and will meet its goal of 300 million doses 2 weeks early, its CEO says

Justin Tallis - Pool / Getty Images Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Twitter his company was ramping up COVID-19 vaccine production. Bourla said his company would deliver 220 million doses of the vaccine to the US by the end of May. He said the complete supply of 300 million would be delivered by the end of July. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pfizer has increased its production of COVID-19 vaccines and will deliver remaining doses to the US faster than expected, CEO Alb...
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Egypt seized the Ever Given, demanding the ship's owners pay nearly $1 billion for blocking the Suez Canal

The "Ever Given" container ship operated by the Evergreen Marine Corporation, sails through the Suez Canal, after it was fully freed and floated. Egypt's Suez Canal Authority announced that the stranded massive container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week, has been fully dislodged and successfully floating in the canal. Sayed Hassan/picture alliance via Getty Images Officials in Egypt have seized the Ever Given as authorities in the country demand the ship's own...
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White House says Johnson & Johnson pause 'will not have a significant impact on our vaccination plan'

The first boxes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a box for shipment from the McKesson facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky on March 1, 2021. Timothy Easley/AFP via Getty Images The White House released a statement about the recommended pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said it won't have a "significant impact." He said that the US has enough Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to provide doses to people. See m...
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CDC director offered a solution to the Michigan COVID-19 surge: 'Shut things down'

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to head up the CDC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images CDC director Rochelle Walensky spoke about the COVID-19 spike in Michigan on Monday. She said the state should reimpose restrictions to stop the spread of the virus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky said Michigan should put coronavirus restrictions back in place to stop the spread of COVID-1...
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Sidney Powell quotes Buzz Lightyear in response to sanctions request for her election conspiracy theory lawsuit

Sidney Powell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Sidney Powell asked a judge to turn down a motion for sanctions against her in Wisconsin. She made the argument on a technicality and quoted "Toy Story" in her legal filing. Powell pushed lawsuits based on conspiracy theories in a failed attempt to overturn the election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Conspiracy theorist and former Trump attorney Sidney Powell said a judge should dismiss Wisconsin Governor Ton...
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Pfizer and BioNTech have asked US regulators to make their COVID-19 vaccine available to adolescents ages 12 to 15

Justin Tallis - Pool / Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech have for their COVID-19 vaccine to available for adolescents aged 12 to 15. The vaccine showed "100 percent efficacy" in trials with adolescents. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have also started vaccine trials on children. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pfizer and BioNTech have asked US regulators to make their COVID-19 vaccine available for adolescents aged 12 to 15.The vaccine is authorized by the Food and Drug Ad...
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States are only getting 700,000 Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses next week, down from almost 5 million this week

A nurse loads a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on March 9, 2021 in Athens, Ohio. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Just 700,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be distributed in the US next week. Distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been varied for weeks. About 4.9 million doses were distributed across the United States this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. States will only receive 700,00...
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Lawyer for Matt Gaetz associate: 'I am sure Matt Gaetz is not feeling very comfortable today'

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is seen during a break in the House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability in the Capitol Visitor Center on Wednesday, June 10, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images A lawyer for Rep. Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg spoke to reporters today. Greenberg, the center of a federal investigation, could strike a plea deal with federal prosecutors. The lawyer said the congressman is likely "not feeling very ...
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Alabama is lifting its mask mandate on Friday as Governor Ivey encouraged residents to still voluntarily wear them

Ivey is also known for signing the nation's strictest abortion ban into law. Brynn Anderson/AP Alabama Governor Kay Ivey says the state's mask mandate will end on Friday. She said people should still wear masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. She called the new phase "Safer Apart," and said it would include "slimmed down" restrictions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has confirmed that the state's mask mandate would end on Frid...
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The CDC director said the coronavirus variant first found in the UK is now the dominant strain in the US

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to head up the CDC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The coronavirus variant found in the UK was discovered outside London last year. The CDC director said it's now the dominant strain in the US. Research has suggested that it's likely associated with higher mortality than other variants. See more stories on Insider's business page. A variant of the coronavirus first detected in the UK is now the dominant strain of t...
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NRA's Wayne LaPierre fled to a friend's luxury yacht to escape public outrage over mass shootings

National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. Associated Press/Alex Brandon Wayne LaPierre used a yacht to flee public outrage over mass shootings. He spoke about the yacht in a deposition filed as part of the NRA's bankruptcy case. He said he was "basically under presidential threat without presidential security." See more stor...
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Manufacturer that ruined 15 million Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses once got a $163 million federal contract to improve its facility: NYT

The first boxes of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine are loaded into a box for shipment from the McKesson facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky on March 1, 2021. Timothy Easley/AFP via Getty Images A Baltimore factory that ruined 15 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine was once given a $163 million federal contract to improve its facility, The federal government first invested in the Emergent BioSolutions, a biotech firm that's known for producing anthrax vaccine...
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62 million doses of Johnson & Johnson's vaccine need to be checked for contamination and may need to be thrown out, the New York Times reports

Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images Another 62 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may be contaminated, . An earlier batch of roughly 15 million doses was ruined at a Baltimore biotech facility. More doses need to be inspected to see if they also need to be thrown out, the Times reports. See more stories on Insider's business page. Another 62 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses are in jeopardy at the Baltimore factory that already ruined 15 million doses of the vaccin...
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The factory that had to toss J&J coronavirus vaccines has made 150 million doses. Regulators haven't let any reach the public.

A nurse loads a syringe with a dose of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine on March 9, 2021 in Athens, Ohio. Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A factory for Emergent BioSolutions has produced 150 million Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses. The doses remain unused because regulators haven't certified the factory to distribute the shots. Last month it was revealed this facility botched 15 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. See more stories on Insider's bu...
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Former Trump official Lynne Patton was fined $1,000 for violating the Hatch Act

Lynne Patton. AP Former Housing and Urban Development official and Trump appointee Lynne Patton has been penalized by the Office of Special Council for violating the Hatch Act.In a settlement announced on Tuesday, Patton accepted a 48-month ban from federal employment and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine.This is a developing story. Please check back for more details. Read the original article on Business Insider [Author: [email protected] (Kelly McLaughlin)]
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Former Trump official Lynne Patton was penalized for violating the Hatch Act

Lynne Patton. AP Trump administration appointee Lynne Patton has been penalized by the Office of Special Counsel. The Office of Special Counsel said Patton violated the Hatch Act. Patton accepted a 48-month ban from federal employment and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Housing and Urban Development official and Trump administration appointee Lynne Patton has been penalized by the Office of Special Council for violating the Hatch A...
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UK will start a trial for 'vaccine passports.' But essential shops and services will 'never' require them, Boris Johnson said.

Dado Ruvic/Reuters The United Kingdom will start a trial for COVID-19 "vaccine passports," Prime Minister Boris Johnson said at a press briefing on Monday.Johnson said "COVID safe certifications" - either a vaccine, negative test, or proof of antibodies - will be tested at a number of events this month.However, Johnson said vaccine passports will "never" be required for essential businesses or public services like buses or trains, according to The Independent. Read the original article on ...
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UK will start a trial for 'vaccine passports.' But pubs and essential services won't be included, Boris Johnson said.

Dado Ruvic/Reuters The United Kingdom is going to start a trial for a COVID-19 "vaccine passport" program. The program would allow people who are vaccinated to access events like concerts and sports games. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said vaccine passports will "never" be required for essential businesses, according to The Independent. See more stories on Insider's business page. The United Kingdom will start a trial for COVID-19 "vaccine passports," Prime Minister Boris Johnson sai...
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