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Death of Florida doctor after receiving COVID-19 vaccine under investigation
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A Florida doctor has died several weeks after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, although it's not yet clear whether his death Monday was related to the shot he received on Dec. 18.

Iraq Issues an Arrest Warrant for President Trump
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The arrest warrant was for a charge of premeditated murder, which carries the death penalty on conviction.

Elon Musk becomes world's richest person as wealth tops $185bn
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The Tesla and SpaceX owner replaces Jeff Bezos as the richest man on the planet.

Rioters breach Capitol as Congress certifies Biden's win
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Pro-Trump rioters have stormed the US Capitol, where members of Congress were meeting to certify President-elect Joe Biden's win. Follow here for the latest.

Sign of the times in plane business as Amazon buys 11 no longer needed jets from WestJet and Delta
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Amazon is buying four jets from WestJet and seven from Delta as the e-commerce giant moves to beef up its delivery fleet at a time when passenger jets are no longer so in demand.

Moderna raises 2021 vaccine output forecast to at least 600 million doses
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Moderna Inc said on Monday it would produce at least 600 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, up by 100 million doses from its previous forecast, as the United States continues to roll-out the vaccine.

iPhone workers: forced labor or detention centers, says report
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A fresh claim of iPhone workers being used as forced labor in China has appeared today, following an investigation by the Tech ...

More than 73% of American adults are overweight or obese
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The latest data from American has revealed that over 73% of US adults are overweight or obese. Of those, 42% American adults had obesity and 10% were severely obese, while another 30.7% were overweight with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 29.9. BMI is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square […]

Unhealthy snacks to be banned from checkouts at supermarkets in England
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No 10 also plans to stop multi-buy offers on foodstuffs high in sugar and fat from 2022 to tackle obesity crisis

Air pollution a cause of UK girl's death, finds global landmark ruling
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A 9-year-old girl who died after an asthma attack is thought to be the first person in the world to have air pollution listed as a cause of death in a landmark coroner's ruling.

Moderna's vaccine is highly effective, FDA says, clearing way for second vaccine
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FDA documents show the vaccine is not only extremely effective, but may also reduce the spread of the virus.

FTC Issues Orders to Nine Social Media and Video Streaming Services Seeking Data About How They Collect, Use, and Present Information
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The Federal Trade Commission is issuing orders to nine social media and video streaming companies, requiring them to provide data on how they collect, use, and present personal information, their advertising and user engagement practices, and how their practices affect children and teens.

Trucks carrying Pfizer COVID vaccine met by cheering onlookers at Kalamazoo warehouse
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Trucks carrying the first shipments of the two-dose vaccine departed Pfizer's manufacturing facility in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Sunday.

Brexit: Seven things changing in January and others that remain unresolved
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The UK's future relationship with the EU remains uncertain - but some things will be different in 2021.

Covid-19 vaccine: Allergy warning over new jab
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People with history of significant allergic reactions told not to have Pfizer/BioNTech jab.

Baby girl born from record-setting 27-year-old embryo
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One-month old Molly Gibson has broken the record set by her own sister, Emma, now three years old.