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 2021-10-21 10:54 

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Greece: Striking hospital staff hold protest in Athens...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Hundreds of Greek state hospital workers are marching through central Athens as part of a 24-hour strike to protest staff shortages and compulsory coronavirus vaccinations. About 500 protesters demonstrated in the center of the...

 2021-10-21 09:26 

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Bayern coach Nagelsmann tests positive for coronavirus...

MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich says its coach Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for the coronavirus. Nagelsmann missed Bayern's 4-0 win over Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday after showing signs of what the club said at the time was ...

 2021-10-21 09:00 

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QUESTION OF THE DAY: Has the coronavirus vaccine mandate for large employers affected you?...

The mandate is part of the Biden administration's push to increase vaccination rates nationwide. However, it has met with pushback from conservative politicians and workers who say it impinges on their freedom. The post QUESTION OF THE DAY: Has the co...

 2021-10-20 21:11 

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Federal appeals court upholds Maine's vaccine mandate for health care workers...

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter A federal appeals court has denied a request from a group of unvaccinated Maine health care workers seeking to block the state's coronavirus vaccine mandate on religious objections. The workers are likely...

 2021-10-20 20:07 

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Former NFL player guilty of ID theft, COVID-19 relief fraud...

MIAMI (AP) — A former NFL wide receiver and South Florida native has pleaded guilty to stealing identities to fraudulently obtain coronavirus-related unemployment insurance benefits in California. Kenbrell Armod Thompkins pleaded guilty Monday in Mi...

 2021-10-20 19:01 

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Plea deal: Louisiana man to repay $76,000 coronavirus aid...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The owner of a Louisiana livestock business has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $76,000 in federal coronavirus farm aid. Federal court documents show that 37-year-old Burnell Gabriel Zachary of Arnaudville agreed Tuesday t...

 2021-10-20 19:01 

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Plea deal: Louisiana man to repay $76,000 coronavirus aid...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The owner of a Louisiana livestock business has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $76,000 in federal coronavirus farm aid. Federal court documents show that 37-year-old Burnell Gabriel Zachary of Arnaudville agreed Tuesday t...

 2021-10-20 17:21 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Large employers await details on federal coronavirus vaccine mandate...

The White House could issue its employee coronavirus vaccination and test mandate any day, The Associated Press reports, as employers wait to get details on a key part of President Joe Biden's plan to boost vaccination rates. The post Large employers ...

 2021-10-20 17:17 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Czech Republic imposes new restrictions as infections soar...

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic has been hit by a steep rise in coronavirus infections that have reached levels unseen since late April. In response, the government on Wednesday approved new measures to tame the surge. Face coverings will be mandat...

 2021-10-20 15:41 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Russians to stay off work for a week as virus deaths rise...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has ordered many of Russia's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers. Putin has also strongl...

 2021-10-20 15:41 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Russians to stay off work for a week as virus deaths rise...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has ordered many of Russia's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers. Putin has also strongl...

 2021-10-20 13:52 

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Virus: Morocco suspending UK, Germany, Netherlands flights...

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is suspending until further notice all flights to and from the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands amid rising coronavirus infections in those countries. The North African kingdom's airports authority says t...

 2021-10-20 13:26 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Putin orders nonwork week as COVID numbers rise in Russia...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the country's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers. Putin has also st...

 2021-10-20 13:26 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Putin orders nonwork week as COVID numbers rise in Russia...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the country's workers to stay off work for a week starting later this month amid rising coronavirus infection and death numbers. Putin has also st...

 2021-10-20 12:23 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Putin keeps Russian workers home for a week as deaths soar...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports the Cabinet's proposal to declare a non-working week as coronavirus deaths have surged to another daily record. The government task force on ...

 2021-10-20 12:23 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Putin keeps Russian workers home for a week as deaths soar...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports the Cabinet's proposal to declare a non-working week as coronavirus deaths have surged to another daily record. The government task force on ...

 2021-10-20 12:00 

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UK encourages booster jabs, resists new virus restrictions...

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — With coronavirus cases in Britain rising, the government is urging millions of people to get booster vaccine shots. But it is resisting calls from medics to re-impose mandatory masks and other measures ...

 2021-10-20 12:00 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

UK encourages booster jabs, resists new virus restrictions...

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — With coronavirus cases in Britain rising, the government is urging millions of people to get booster vaccine shots. But it is resisting calls from medics to re-impose mandatory masks and other measures ...

 2021-10-20 11:33 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

1,028 more COVID deaths in Russia as non-workweek considered...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's coronavirus deaths have surged to another daily record as soaring infections prompted the Cabinet to suggest declaring a nonworking week to stem contagion. The government task force ...

 2021-10-20 11:33 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

1,028 more COVID deaths in Russia as non-workweek considered...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's coronavirus deaths have surged to another daily record as soaring infections prompted the Cabinet to suggest declaring a nonworking week to stem contagion. The government task force ...

 2021-10-20 09:29 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Russia's daily coronavirus deaths mount to another high...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's coronavirus deaths have surged to another daily record as soaring infections prompted the Cabinet to suggest declaring a nonworking week to stem contagion. The government task force ...

 2021-10-20 01:11 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Un informe filtrado sobre covid-19 pide cargos por homicidio masivo contra el presidente de Brasil, Jair Bolsonaro...

Alexandra Ferguson (CNN) — Un panel del Congreso de Brasil se est preparando para recomendar cargos de homicidio en masa contra el presidente Jair Bolsonaro por su manejo de la pandemia de coronavirus, segn un informe gubernamental filtrado visto po...

 2021-10-20 00:54 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

La vacuna contra el covid-19 de Pfizer previene en un 93% las hospitalizaciones en adolescentes, segn un estudio de los CDC...

Alexandra Ferguson (CNN) — La vacuna contra el covid-19 de Pfizer/BioNTech tiene una eficacia del 93% en la prevencin de la hospitalizacin por coronavirus entre los menores de 12 a 18 aos, segn un estudio de los Centros para el Control y la Prevenci...

 2021-10-19 22:52 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Leaked Covid-19 report calls for mass homicide charges against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro...

By Rodrigo Pedroso and Samantha Beech, CNN A Brazilian congressional panel is set to recommend mass homicide charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according a leaked government report seen by CNN on Tuesda...

 2021-10-19 20:51 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Union Pacific and its unions sue each other over vaccine...

By JOSH FUNK AP Business Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each other to determine whether the railroad has the authority to require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The unions argue that ...

 2021-10-19 20:51 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Union Pacific and its unions sue each other over vaccine...

By JOSH FUNK AP Business Writer OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific and its labor unions are suing each other to determine whether the railroad has the authority to require its employees to get vaccinated against the coronavirus. The unions argue that ...

 2021-10-19 19:36 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Instead of quarantine for Covid-exposed students, some schools are trying test-to-stay...

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Cars line up before sunrise. Tiny heads stick out of the back seat windows, tightly close their eyes and tilt back as the insides of their noses are swabbed for hints of coronavirus infection. For children who were exposed to som...

 2021-10-19 19:36 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Instead of quarantine for Covid-exposed students, some schools are trying test-to-stay...

By Jacqueline Howard, CNN Cars line up before sunrise. Tiny heads stick out of the back seat windows, tightly close their eyes and tilt back as the insides of their noses are swabbed for hints of coronavirus infection. For children who were exposed to som...

 2021-10-19 18:57 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Bulgaria makes virus pass mandatory for indoor venues...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria is introducing a COVID-19 "Green Certificate" as a mandatory requirement for access to restaurants, theaters, cinemas, concert halls, gyms, clubs and shopping malls as the country faces a surge in coronavirus ...

 2021-10-19 18:57 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Bulgaria makes virus pass mandatory for indoor venues...

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria is introducing a COVID-19 "Green Certificate" as a mandatory requirement for access to restaurants, theaters, cinemas, concert halls, gyms, clubs and shopping malls as the country faces a surge in coronavirus ...

 2021-10-19 18:39 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Qu se sabe de la mezcla de vacunas contra el covid-19 para la dosis de refuerzo?...

Melissa Velsquez Loaiza (CNN) — La Administracin de Alimentos y Medicamentos de EE.UU. (FDA, por sus siglas en ingls) discute la opcin de permitir que los estadounidenses puedan recibir una dosis de refuerzo de la vacuna contra el coronavirus difere...

 2021-10-19 18:00 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

South African regulator rejects Russia's COVID-19 vaccine...

By MARIA CHENG and MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African drug regulator has rejected the Russian-made coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, citing some safety concerns the manufacturer wasn't able to answer. The countr...

 2021-10-19 18:00 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

South African regulator rejects Russia's COVID-19 vaccine...

By MARIA CHENG and MOGOMOTSI MAGOME Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The South African drug regulator has rejected the Russian-made coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V, citing some safety concerns the manufacturer wasn't able to answer. The countr...

 2021-10-19 17:16 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Avs' MacKinnon clears COVID-19 protocol, set to play at Caps...

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols and joined the Colorado Avalanche in Washington. He is set to make his season debut tonight against the Capitals. MacKinnon tested positive fo...

 2021-10-19 15:40 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

About a third of Premier League players not fully vaccinated...

LONDON (AP) — Almost a third of Premier League players have yet to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and about 20% have yet to receive a first dose. The first vaccination data from the league shows its players are below the national averag...

 2021-10-19 15:40 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

About a third of Premier League players not fully vaccinated...

LONDON (AP) — Almost a third of Premier League players have yet to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus and about 20% have yet to receive a first dose. The first vaccination data from the league shows its players are below the national averag...

 2021-10-19 15:00 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

La FDA planea permitir la combinacin de varias vacunas como refuerzo contra el covid-19, afirman fuentes...

Melissa Velsquez Loaiza (CNN) — La Administracin de Alimentos y Medicamentos de EE.UU. (FDA, por sus siglas en ingls) planea permitir que los estadounidenses reciban una vacuna diferente a su vacuna original contra el coronavirus para sus dosis de r...

 2021-10-19 14:50 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

MacKinnon clears COVID protocols, could play for Avs at Caps...

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon has cleared NHL coronavirus protocols and joined the Colorado Avalanche in Washington. He could make his season debut tonight against the Capitals. MacKinnon tested positive for th...

 2021-10-19 13:52 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

IMF sees economic growth with higher inflation for Mideast...

By AYA BATRAWY and MALAK HARB Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says the Middle East is expected to see significant economic growth this year of around 4% after the turmoil wrought by the coronavirus...

 2021-10-19 13:12 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Romania hits record infections, deaths amid vaccination lag...

Associated Press BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania has hit daily records of both coronavirus infections and deaths as the country grapples with an acute virus surge amid alarmingly low vaccination uptake. On Tuesday, Romania confirmed a record high ...

 2021-10-19 12:26 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Russia hits another record of daily coronavirus deaths...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has registered another daily record of coronavirus deaths as rapidly surging infection rates raises pressure on the country's health care system. The government task force on Tuesday r...

 2021-10-19 11:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

IMF sees economic growth with higher inflation for Mideast...

By AYA BATRAWY Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says the Middle East is expected to see significant economic growth this year of around 4% after the turmoil wrought by the coronavirus pandemic. The ...

 2021-10-19 09:27 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Russia hits another record of daily coronavirus deaths...

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has registered another daily record of coronavirus deaths as rapidly surging contagion raises pressure on the country's health care system. The government task force on Tuesday reporte...

 2021-10-19 08:52 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

UK faces calls for 'Plan B' with virus cases high and rising...

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Many scientists are pressing the British government to re-impose social restrictions and speed up booster vaccinations as coronavirus infection rates that are Europe's highest rise still further. Th...

 2021-10-19 04:07 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

New Zealand hits virus high, pushes vaccination as way out...

By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand counted its most new coronavirus cases of the pandemic as an outbreak in its largest city grew and officials urged vaccinations as a way out of Auckland's two-month lockdo...

 2021-10-19 04:07 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

New Zealand hits virus high, pushes vaccination as way out...

By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand counted its most new coronavirus cases of the pandemic as an outbreak in its largest city grew and officials urged vaccinations as a way out of Auckland's two-month lockdo...

 2021-10-19 01:39 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Right-wing media figures dishonestly use Colin Powell's death to question Covid vaccines...

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business Some prominent conservative media figures on Monday dishonestly used the death of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died of Covid-19 complications, to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines. ...

 2021-10-19 01:39 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Right-wing media figures dishonestly use Colin Powell's death to question Covid vaccines...

By Oliver Darcy, CNN Business Some prominent conservative media figures on Monday dishonestly used the death of former US Secretary of State Colin Powell, who died of Covid-19 complications, to cast doubt on the effectiveness of the coronavirus vaccines. ...

 2021-10-18 22:10 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Nebraska launches ad campaign with $10M in CARES Act cash...

By GRANT SCHULTE Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is launching a new, $10 million ad campaign using federal coronavirus relief money to try to lure people from other states and fill jobs amid a severe worker shortage. Gov. Pete Ricketts ...

 2021-10-18 19:15 

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[ Columbia, MO ]

Russia's virus infections over 8 million; daily deaths high...

By JIM HEINTZ Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's total number of coronavirus infections has topped 8 million and its daily infection toll has hit a new record. The national coronavirus task force said Monday that 34,325 new infections over ...

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