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U.S. COVID peak may be over but not the pain as deaths rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even as COVID-19 cases drop and hospitalizations show signs of plateauing in hard-hit pockets of the…

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Tesla countersues JPMorgan, claims bank sought ‘windfall’ after Musk tweet

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Monday fought back against JPMorgan Chase & Co over a disputed bond contract,…

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U.S. oil CEOs offer opposing views on crude output growth

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The chiefs of major U.S. oil companies Occidental Petroleum Corp and ConocoPhillips offered differing outlooks on the…

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Stocks extend sell-off as Fed, geopolitical fears loom

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street plunged in a broad-based sell-off on Monday, and the S&P 500 came within a…

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Anxiety over Fed tightening, Ukraine tensions sink stocks, oil

(Refiles to insert Global Markets tag in headline) WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The selloff on Wall Street worsened Monday and oil…

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Wall Street stocks nosedive, small caps flirt with bear market signal

(Reuters) - The prospect of a Russian attack on Ukraine and worries about the Federal Reserve moving aggressively to tighten…

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Omicron survives longer on plastic, skin than prior variants; nose swabbing found best for rapid tests

(Reuters) - The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study…

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Burkina Faso army deposes president in West Africa’s latest coup

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) -Burkina Faso's army said on Monday it had ousted President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, dissolved the government…

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Shopify says changes to fulfillment network will not hit capacity

(Reuters) - Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify Inc said on Monday proposed changes to its fulfillment network would not reduce capacity…

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COVID drives record annual decline in Canadians’ life expectancy -Statscan

(Reuters) - COVID-19 contributed to the biggest annual reduction in life expectancy on record in Canada in 2020, the first…

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‘We’re in trouble:’ U.S. envoy urges faster action on climate goals

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world is "not on a good track" to meet a global goal to avoid the worst…

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Canadian hospitals strain as Omicron hits health workers

TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) -After a year as an emergency department nurse at a busy Toronto hospital in the middle of the…

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Olympics-Alpine skiing-IOC grants extra places for Beijing as qualifiers under review

LONDON (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has granted four extra quota places for male Alpine skiers at the…

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Oil falls 2% as Fed rate hike talk spooks risk markets

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 2% on Monday, hit by investor concerns over the possibility of quicker…

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With U.S. support in doubt, WHO chief praises top donor Germany

GENEVA (Reuters) -The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that Germany had become its largest donor…

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Marketplace bug sees at least $1 million of NFTs sold below market price

LONDON (Reuters) - A bug in the largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, allowed attackers to purchase at least $1 million worth…

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Canada’s Trudeau slams ‘fear mongering’ over COVID vaccine mandate for truckers

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday accused conservative politicians of stoking fear that COVID-19 vaccine mandates…

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Three Minneapolis ex-police officers were indifferent to George Floyd’s pleas, jury hears

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Reuters) - Three former Minneapolis officers broke the law by failing to stop Derek Chauvin killing George…

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Facebook parent Meta says its new AI supercomputer will be world’s fastest

(Reuters) - Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc said on Monday that its research team has built a new artificial intelligence…

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NATO sends reinforcements to eastern Europe as Russia accuses West of hysteria

MOSCOW/BRUSSELS (Reuters) -NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and…

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Kohl’s shares surge on takeover interest from Sycamore, Acacia

(Reuters) - Kohl's Corp shares soared 36% on Monday after a Reuters report that private equity firm Sycamore Partners had…

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Sarah Palin’s positive COVID test delays NY Times defamation trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) -Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican U.S. vice presidential candidate and former Alaska governor, has tested positive for…

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No decision yet on direct talks with U.S. -Iran foreign minister

DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to consider direct talks with the United States if it feels it can get…

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Italian leaders meet to try to resolve impasse over president

ROME (Reuters) -The leaders of Italy's main political parties met on Monday to seek a deal over a new head…

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