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FBI Chief: Chinese, Russian Hackers Position ‘Extremely, Really Real Hazard’ to Vaccine Research

FBI Director Christopher Wray told a House panel Thursday that foreign hackers, particularly from China and Russia, are trying to steal U.S. coronavirus vaccine research and testing technology and engaging in efforts to disrupt the government’s response to the ongoing pandemic. During a hearing on threats to America held by the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Xochitl…

CDC Chief Forecasts Covid-19 Vaccine May Not Be Usually Readily Available Until Next Summertime

A top Trump administration health official predicted that a Covid-19 vaccine may not be available to the general public until next summer as the daily number of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to roughly 40,000. The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Redfield, said he believes a vaccine…

WHO chief calls on governments to reject ‘vaccine nationalism’ and share plans globally

The World Health Organization warned governments against "vaccine nationalism" on Thursday and urged leaders to make plans now on how to share life-saving inoculations against coronavirus.WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the threat of COVID-19 can only be snuffed out with global coordination — especially when a vaccine is developed."There should be a global…

Trump-backed new chief of Latin American bank pledges to expand unity in area

No results matched your search Economy15 minutes ago (Sep 14, 2020 04:55PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past a screen with the logo of Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mauricio Claver-Carone, the first U.S. citizen elected to lead Latin America's…

Incoming IDB chief aims to help Argentina work out brand-new IMF program

No results matched your search Economy45 minutes ago (Sep 14, 2020 04:25PM ET) WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mauricio Claver-Carone, the White House official elected to lead Latin America's regional development bank starting Oct. 1, on Monday said he aims to play a constructive role in Argentina's negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. Claver-Carone told Reuters in…

New Audio Outs CNN Chief Jeff Zucker as an Early Trump Fan

CNN President Jeff Zucker at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in 2018. (Sergio Perez/Reuters) If Jeff Zucker had gotten his way, it now appears Trump would have gotten a pass — right into a CNN studio. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE B efore Jeff Zucker devoted his channel full-time to attacking President Trump, he did…

Report: CDC Chief of Staff, Deputy Chief of Staff Leaving Agency

Two top Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials are leaving the agency in the midst of the Trump administration’s war on the Chinese coronavirus, according to Politico. CDC chief of staff Kyle McGowan and Amanda Campbell, the deputy chief of staff, announced their exit in emails to officials Friday morning. In a statement…

Chief of female-led boutique on the ESG ‘tipping point’

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FDA chief Stephen Hahn says he overemphasized effectiveness of plasma treatment

Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Food and Drug Commissioner Stephen Hahn said criticism about his interpretation of the benefits of using convalescent plasma to treat coronavirus patients is "entirely justified." He offered some clarity on his remarks late Monday, one day after he, along with President Donald Trump, announced the FDA's emergency use authorization for plasma…

EU trade chief states he complied with health rules on Irish trip

BRUSSELS, Aug 25 (Reuters) - EU trade chief Phil Hogan said on Tuesday he had complied with public health rules while in Ireland in the past month, although admitted that he should not have attended a golf dinner that has caused a furore in the country. “To the best of my knowledge and ability I…

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Film & 40s: Mickeys and Whiskies: The Other Me

You need Premium to view this Subscribe to Giant Bomb Premium to get access to this and more premium shows, live streams, and podcasts. Get Premium Learn More Jan, Abby, and Ben are back for another round of nostalgia. This time we get down into the science and morals of cloning, dancing in the cafeteria,…

Latasha Harlins’ Death Sustained the 1991 LA Riots. A New Documentary Commemorates Her Life.

Any 1990s news viewer is familiar with the footage of Rodney King being kicked and beaten with batons by four members of the LAPD—it’s been seared into the American consciousness. But that attack wasn’t the only filmed assault that sparked L.A.’s 1992 riots. Just thirteen days after Rodney was beaten, a fifteen-year-old Black girl named…

The Kumiho From Lovecraft County Is Actually Much Scarier in Ancient Mythology

If you haven’t heard—obscure, terrifying monsters from international folktales are in vogue right now. Who could forget 2020’s breakout TV star, The Outsider’s hungry-as-hell creeper, El Cuco? We have A24’s The Green Knight coming up, too, which will most definitely ruin all our Spamalot-esque, rowdy ideas of Arthurian legend. In Sunday night’s episode of HBO’s…

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9 Best Low-Carb Cocktails You Can Consume on the Keto Diet

Appetite for Energy/Tasteaholics Thinking of going on a low-carb diet? Good news: while you need to be more conscious of what you choose to imbibe, there's no need to ditch alcohol altogether. (Cue the sighs of relief.) Yes, some drinks are higher in sugar (and therefore higher in carbs) than others. So while you can’t…

Everything We Know So Far About Season 2 of Euphoria

Season 2 of HBO's Euphoria was supposed to debut in 2020, but COVID put a wrench into things; the series is now expected to begin filming in 2021.Zendaya, who just won an Emmy for Best Lead Actress in a Drama, will return along with everyone else you expect to return (yes, of course Fez will…

HBO’s Watchmen Is Officially Dead (For Now)

HBO's Watchmen showrunner, Damon Lindelof, says he will likely not be returning for a second season.Lindelof told HBO they can move forward without him should they desire to.It’s likely the series will end indefinitely after just 1 season.With Watchmen nominated for more Emmy nominations than any other series this year (26!), fans are likely wondering…