Von der Leyen accuses Boris Johnson of breaching Brexit trade deal in Jersey fishing row

Jersey: French fishermen 'want talks' over rights says reporter When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. The European Commission said […]

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Taking ‘Extraordinary Measures,’ Biden Backs Suspending Patents on Vaccines

The Biden administration, siding with some world leaders over the U.S. pharmaceutical industry, came out in favor of waiving intellectual property protections for coronavirus vaccines. By Thomas Kaplan, Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Rebecca Robbins WASHINGTON — The Biden administration came out on Wednesday in support of waiving intellectual property protections for coronavirus vaccines, siding with international efforts to bolster production amid […]

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The Truth Is About to Set Liz Cheney Free

When Senator Joseph McCarthy was caught on national television pressing a case built on falsehoods against the supposed threat of communism in the U.S. Army, it was his breaking point. Edward R. Murrow gave voice to a frustrated public as it awoke to the bamboozling, and McCarthy’s political career was done. When President Donald Trump perpetrated the false narrative that […]

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Scotland election odds: Nicola Sturgeon majority ‘up in the air’ as IndyRef2 support wanes

Scotland 'has no mandate for second referendum' says Carlaw When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Nicola Sturgeon and her […]

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The Biden administration says it will support lifting patent protections to help produce more vaccines globally.

By Thomas Kaplan and Sheryl Gay Stolberg The Biden administration on Wednesday came out in support of waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines, a breakthrough for international efforts to suspend patent rules as the pandemic rages in India and South America. The United States had been a major holdout at the World Trade Organization over a proposal to suspend […]

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A federal judge in the U.S. vacates the national freeze on evictions.

By Glenn Thrush A federal judge on Wednesday struck down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention moratorium on evictions enacted by Congress last spring and extended by President Biden until June 30. In a 20-page decision, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, who was appointed by former President Donald J. Trump, ruled […]

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The No. 2 House Republican backs Cheney’s opponent as leaders move to push her out for repudiating Trump’s lies.

House Republican leaders moved quickly on Wednesday to expel Representative Liz Cheney of Wyoming from her leadership post for criticizing Donald J. Trump and his election lies, as their No. 2, Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana, publicly backed ousting her and the top leader privately lobbied for a replacement. In a statement, a spokeswoman for Mr. Scalise said he supported […]

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