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A Year After Lagos Bloodshed, Nigerians Say Police Reform Promises Prove Hollow Updates

LAGOS (Reuters) – One year ago, Adebanjo Akinwunmi gleefully waved a Nigerian flag at the Lekki Toll Gate, a stretch of tarmac in front of toll booths on a highway on the outskirts of Lagos. Joined by thousands of his countrymen, he demanded an end to what demonstrators said was endemic police brutality. But the …

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Updates 2021: Biden Pushes Infrastructure, Spending In Pennsylvania As Democrats Near Deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden heads on Wednesday to his birthplace of Scranton, Pennsylvania as an agreement among Democrats on the scope of his social spending package appeared within reach. Biden will deliver remarks at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pennsylvania, an election swing state, and talk about how his infrastructure plan …

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California Ports, Key To U.S. Supply Chain, Among World’s Least Efficient Updates 2021

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Southern California’s Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle the most ocean cargo of any ports in the United States, but are some of the least efficient in the world, according to a ranking by the World Bank and IHS Markit. In a review of 351 container ports around the globe, …

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Lower Rates Mean Climate Costs Higher Than Thought, SF Fed Paper Says Updates 2021

A decades-long drop in global real interest rates means that the U.S. government and other entities may be vastly underestimating the true future economic cost of climate change, according to research published on Wednesday by the San Francisco Federal Reserve. The Biden administration employs a $50-per-ton estimate for the “social cost of greenhouse gases” in …

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Stealth BioTherapeutics Receives Refusal To File Letter From The FDA Updates

BOSTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp (Nasdaq: MITO), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapies for diseases involving mitochondrial dysfunction, today announced that it received a Refusal to File letter from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding Stealth’s New Drug Application (NDA) …

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Warehouse Robotics Industry Growth Factors, Demand and Trends Forecast to 2027 |Daifuku, Kuka, Knapp, Dematic Updates

The global Warehouse Robotics market was valued at 115.71 Million USD in 2020 and will grow with a CAGR of 11.93% from 2021 to 2027. Robot warehouse functions like transport, collection, and placement, packaging, palletizing, and decorative depalletization are employed for automation by warehousing robotics. By using warehouse robots, human interference is reduced and warehouse …

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Updates News: Algoma Public Health reports two new COVID-19 cases and one death

These cases are case #484 and #485, and the eighth death in the region due to COVID-19 Algoma Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19. One case is in Sault Ste. Marie and area, and the other in North Algoma. Algoma Public Health is also advising the public of a potential exposure to …

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Micron Considering New U.S. Memory Chip Factory As It Gears Up Spending News Updates

Micron Technology Inc (NASDAQ:MU) said on Wednesday it is considering building a new memory factory in the United States but that state and federal subsidies will be needed to offset costs that are higher than its factories in Asia. The Boise, Idaho-based company is the only American firm that makes both key types of memory …

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New York City To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For All Public Employees – Updates 2021

(Reuters) – New York City will require that all of its municipal workforce get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to announce an order on Wednesday, the report said, adding that city workers need to get their first shot by Oct. 29 or potentially lose their …

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