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FBI pinpoints suspect in probe of U.S. Capitol policeman's death: NYT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI has pinpointed a suspect in its investigation into the death of a U.S. Capitol Police officer in the Jan. 6 attack on Congress by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, the New York Times reported on Friday.
South Korea launches review of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean has begun a review of Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine after the U.S. pharmaceutical firm submitted an application for approval, the government said on Saturday.
U.S. CDC says risk of Ebola to the United States is extremely low
(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was closely following outbreaks of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Guinea, and said the risk of Ebola to the United States was extremely low.
South Korea vaccinates 18,000 to start ambitious COVID-19 campaign
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said 18,489 people received their first doses of AstraZeneca PLC's vaccine by midnight on Friday as it launched an ambitious COVID-19 inoculation campaign, and will begin using Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines on Saturday.
White supremacist sentenced to nearly 20 years in plot to bomb Colorado synagogue
DENVER (Reuters) - An avowed white supremacist was sentenced on Friday to 19-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty months ago to a federal hate-crimes case stemming from a botched plot to bomb a historic Colorado synagogue in 2019.
Tiger Woods recovering, in 'good spirits' after follow-up procedures: tweet
(Reuters) - Fifteen-time major winner Tiger Woods is recovering and in "good spirits" after he received successful follow-up procedures on injuries sustained this week in a car accident, according to a statement posted to his Twitter account on Friday.
Biden brings empathy to storm-battered Texas, security official lays out state's mistakes
HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden met with volunteers at a food bank, toured a health center and visited an emergency operations facility on Friday to assess recovery efforts from a severe Texas winter storm while an aide blamed state government for being unprepared.
AMC Entertainment approves millions in bonuses to top executives
(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings has approved millions in bonuses to its top executives and eligible employees as a means to preserve stockholder value during the COVID-19 pandemic, the theater operator said.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors weigh new stock leadership as broader market wobbles
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A shakeup in stocks accelerated by the past week's surge in Treasury yields has investors weighing how far a recent leadership rotation in the U.S. equity market can run, and its implications for the broader S&P 500 index.
Saudi de facto ruler approved operation that led to Khashoggi's death: U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to U.S. intelligence released on Friday as the United States imposed sanctions on some of those involved but spared the crown prince himself in an effort to preserve relations with the kingdom.
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