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AP Exclusive: Full-blown boycott pushed for Beijing Olympics

Groups alleging human-rights abuses against minorities in China are calling for a full-blown boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a move likely to ratchet up pressure on the …

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The Latest: US endorses Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

NEW YORK—U.S. health advisers have endorsed use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12. The Food and Drug Administration earlier in the week cleared the expanded use …

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The Latest: Germany OKs J&J, AstraZeneca jabs for all adults

BERLIN — Germany is making the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine available to all adults as it did with the AstraZeneca vaccine, though the bulk of the expected deliveries …

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Packed trains, drinking: Japanese impatient over virus steps

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Trains packed with commuters returning to work after a weeklong national holiday. Frustrated young people drinking in the streets because bars are closed. Protests planned over a …

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The Latest: NYC mayor plans to keep ordering vaccines

NEW YORK — New York City plans to keep ordering as many doses as it can from the federal government. While the average number of daily shots administered has dropped …

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Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be canceled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago. The …

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