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A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as...
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Vaya Africa launches electric ride-hail taxi network

Vaya Africa launches electric ride-hail taxi network

4 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Vaya Africa, a ride-hail mobility venture founded by Zimbabwean mogul Strive Masiyiwa, has launched an electric taxi service and charging network in Zimbabwe with plans to...
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DHL acquires stake in Link Commerce developed by MallforAfrica.com

DHL acquires stake in Link Commerce developed by MallforAfrica.com

16 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

DHL has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce , a turn-key e-commerce company that grew out of MallforAfrica.com - a Nigerian digital-retail startup. Link Commerce offers...
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Peloton, ESPN Host Pro Athletes For Celeb-Studded Virtual Race

17 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Watch Allyson Felix, Rory McIlroy, Booger McFarland and Bubba Watson compete in a Peloton race on ESPN.
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Republican politician waited a week to reveal positive COVID-19 test - while calling for an end to coronavirus lockdown

Republican politician waited a week to reveal positive COVID-19 test - while calling for an end to coronavirus lockdown

25 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

State Rep. Andrew Lewis, a Republican state lawmaker in Pennsylvania, learned that he had COVID-19 on May 20. He waited until May 27 to reveal the news. "Out of respect for my...
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With Iran There Is Too Much Mixed Messaging In The Maritime

56 minutes ago   |   Forbes

In the maritime domain, the United States messages to Iran mix belligerence with accommodation. How will these mixed messages play out as both countries head towards a...
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G.E., Which Traces Its Roots to Thomas Edison, Sells Its Lighting Business

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The transaction represented a symbolic closing to G.E.'s opening chapters in the second Industrial Revolution.
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Carry1st has $4M to invest in African mobile gaming

Carry1st has $4M to invest in African mobile gaming

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

Gaming development startup Carry1st has raised a $2.5 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital . That brings the company's total VC to $4 million, which Carry1st will...
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Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to investigate allegations of 'unmasking' related to the Russia probe

Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to investigate allegations of 'unmasking' related to the Russia probe

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Attorney General William Barr has tapped an outside prosecutor to review "unmasking" issues related to the FBI's Russia investigation, a Justice Department spokesperson...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter...
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism from President Donald Trump and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a series of tweets Wednesday night. Trump lashed out at Twitter... Read more ...

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest: South Korea has biggest jump of cases in 50 days

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health... Read more ...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as...

Photos of mass graves in Brazil show the stark toll of the coronavirus, as experts predict that it will surpass 125,000 deaths by August

Brazil is predicted to surpass 125,000 COVID-19 deaths by August 4, according to new estimates from the University of Washington . By comparison, the US is expected to reach... Read more ...

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crosses 100,000 COVID-19 deaths as states reopen more businesses

The U.S. crossed 100,000 COVID-19 deaths just 127 days since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus on January 21 from a... Read more ...

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

Ridership drop speeds repairs; colleges eye reopening plans

BOSTON - A precipitous drop in public transit ridership due to COVID-19 concerns has given the MBTA a chance to accelerate some previously planned upgrades, Gov. Charlie Baker... Read more ...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday...

Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused Twitter of squashing free speech

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the President plans to issue an executive order "pertaining to social media," several White House reporters aboard Air Force One... Read more ...

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

Walz signs order allowing outdoor dining amid pandemic

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Wednesday that formally implements the next phase of his “Stay Safe MN” plan, which will allow restaurants and bars to... Read more ...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off...

Boeing restarted 737 Max production just hours after saying it would lay off thousands of workers

Boeing has resumed production of the 737 Max , the same day it announced it was laying off nearly 7,000 workers. The plane was grounded worldwide in March 2019, and production... Read more ...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest...

Chaotic videos show people looting a Minneapolis Target store amid a protest against the death of George Floyd

Videos shared on social media show people looting a Target store in Minneapolis amid protests against the death of George Floyd, who died after a police officer knelt on his... Read more ...

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

Nevada casinos start luring customers after opening date set

LAS VEGAS - Casinos from Lake Tahoe to Laughlin started announcing plans Wednesday to lure back customers beginning June 4, with one downtown Las Vegas hotel owner buying more... Read more ...