The first major study of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be independently reviewed shows it's highly effective at preventing COVID-19, in a potentially landmark moment for countries desperate to end lockdowns.
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Justice Department gives judge big Google document request
The Justice Department asked the judge hearing its antitrust fight with Alphabet's Google for a huge list of documents from the search and advertising giant, including some about Facebook and Google's Chrome browser, according to a court filing on Wednesday.
Biden revokes Trump ban on many green card applicants
U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday revoked a proclamation from his predecessor that blocked many green card applicants from entering the United States.
Asian stocks open higher as Fed's Powell nixes inflation fears
Asian stocks perked up on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reaffirmed interest rates would stay low, calming market fears that higher inflation might prompt the central bank to tighten the monetary spigot.
Tokyo 2020 organisers warn against big gatherings during torch relay
The Tokyo Olympic Organising Committee said on Thursday they are asking spectators for the upcoming torch relay to support by clapping, and will broadcast the event live to avoid gatherings.
Rival protesters clash as anger flares about Mexican candidate accused of rape
Scuffles broke out between rival protesters in the southern Mexican city of Iguala on Wednesday amid growing anger over President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's backing of a gubernatorial candidate accused of rape.
U.S. report on Khashoggi death expected to single out Saudi crown prince: sources
A declassified version of a U.S. intelligence report expected to be released on Thursday finds that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, four U.S. officials familiar with the matter said.
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