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    COVID-19 vaccine booster could mean billions for drugmakers

    Billions in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the US moves to deliver COVID-19 booster shots to boost Americans’ protection against the virus. How much the manufacturers will benefit depends on how big the rollout proves to be. The Biden administration last month announced plans to give boosters to nearly everyone. But […] More

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    South Africa’s vaccine train delivers doses to poor areas

    South Africa has sent a train carrying COVID-19 vaccines to one of its poorest provinces to receive doses in areas where health facilities are scattered By Sebbatso Mossamo Associated Press September 25, 2021, 9:34 am • read 4 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article SWARTKOPS, South Africa — When Vongalvethu Mbanjawa tried to […] More

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    COVID in the United Nations: One topic, used to make many points

    For the United States, COVID-19 was about leadership and “a dose of hope”. For Iran, it was about the inhumanity of the sanctions. Tiny Palau, largely virus-free, used her precious speech minutes to praise Taiwan for its support during the pandemic – and not coincidentally, with the United Nations revoking the island as a member […] More

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    Powell meets a changed economy: Fewer employees, higher prices

    WASHINGTON — Restaurant and hoteliers are struggling to fill jobs. Supply-chain delays drive up prices for small businesses. Unemployed Americans are not finding work even with job openings at record highs. Those and other disruptions to the US economy – the consequences of the viral pandemic 18 months ago – appear likely to endure, a […] More

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    How the major US stock indices performed on Friday

    Wall Street Stocks had a rough day with mixed results on Friday as markets cooled off after a two-day rally By The Associated Press September 24, 2021, 8:22 pm • read 1 minute share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Wall Street Stocks had a rough day with mixed results on Friday as markets cooled […] More

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    Vail Resorts, Pragati Software Enhancement; Nike, Nvidia Fall

    Stocks that were heavily traded or saw a significant change in prices on Friday: Growth in Vail Resorts, Progress Software; Nike, Nvidia Fall ByThe Associated Press September 24, 2021, 8:17 pm • read 1 minute share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Friday: Nike Ink, […] More

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    Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

    Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities and forex levels By The Associated Press 24 September 2021, 7:18 pm • read 1 minute share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article Benchmark US crude for November delivery rose 68 cents to $73.98 a barrel on Friday. Brent crude for delivery in November rose 84 […] More

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    United Airlines fined $1.9 million for long ground delays

    United Airlines fined $1.9 million for 25 delayed flights in which passengers were on the ground for at least three hours ByThe Associated Press September 24, 2021, 6:49 pm • read 2 minutes share on facebookshare on Twitteremail this article WASHINGTON – United Airlines has been fined $1.9 million for 25 flights in which the […] More

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