AstraZeneca confirms delays to COVID-19 shots produced in Latin America

AstraZeneca confirms delays to COVID-19 shots produced in Latin America
MEXICO CITY, April 30 (Reuters) - AstraZeneca has confirmed setbacks to production of its COVID-19 vaccines in Latin America, excluding Brazil, but said it will still meet a commitment to deliver 150 million doses to the region this year.The Anglo-Swedish drugmaker said in a statement shared with Reuters on Friday that lower-than-expected production, shortages of… Read More

Robocalls allege U.S. congressional candidate killed her husband, campaign says

Robocalls allege U.S. congressional candidate killed her husband, campaign says
A candidate for the U.S. Congress from Texas has asked federal law enforcement authorities to look into reports of robocalls alleging she murdered her husband, a former Republican congressman who died of COVID-19 in February, a campaign statement said on Friday.The campaign of Susan Wright, the widow of the late Representative Ron Wright, said it… Read More

India’s Serum Institute CEO plans to start vaccine production outside India

India’s Serum Institute CEO plans to start vaccine production outside India
Adar Poonawalla, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Serum Institute of India poses for a picture at the Serum Institute of India, Pune, India, 30 November 2020. REUTERS/Francis MascarenhasThe Serum Institute of India, which manufactures the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) COVID-19 vaccine, is planning to start vaccine production in other countries as it struggles to meet supply… Read More

Prosecutors ask judge to consider aggravating factors when sentencing Chauvin for Floyd murder

Prosecutors ask judge to consider aggravating factors when sentencing Chauvin for Floyd murder
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin is shown in a combination of police booking photos after a jury found him guilty on all counts in his trial for second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. April 20, 2021. Minnesota Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS Prosecutors… Read More

Brooklyn artist hides ‘mini masterpieces’ for locals

Brooklyn artist hides ‘mini masterpieces’ for locals
for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up Top News Posted Brooklyn artist Steve Wasterval loves New York. And he loves it so much that he paints "mini masterpieces" for his Greenpoint neighbors in Brooklyn to find. Top News Brooklyn artist hides 'mini masterpieces' for locals 'Amtrak Joe' Biden pushes infrastructure in Philly Images of April Biden restricts travel from India amid… Read More

AstraZeneca, Smurfit Kappa pull FTSE 100 higher; Darktrace soars on debut

AstraZeneca, Smurfit Kappa pull FTSE 100 higher; Darktrace soars on debut
(Reuters) - London’s FTSE 100 index outshone its European rivals on Friday, boosted by earnings updates from AstraZeneca and Smurfit Kappa which help offset a slump in Barclays shares due to a cautious outlook despite profits beating expectations.FILE PHOTO: People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain November 30, 2015.… Read More

Fed’s Kaplan warns on ‘imbalances,’ wants to talk taper

Fed’s Kaplan warns on ‘imbalances,’ wants to talk taper
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan speaks during an interview in his office at the bank's headquarters in Dallas, Texas, U.S. January 9, 2020. REUTERS/ Ann SaphirDallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Friday called for beginning the conversation about reducing central bank support for the economy, warning of imbalances in financial markets… Read More