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U.S. plans to stop buying Covid shots for the public this fall.

A pharmacist delivers a COVID-19 booster dose at a Chicago CVS store in October. Antonio Perez | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The U.S. will stop buying Covid shots at reduced price for the entire country and shift vaccine distribution to the private market as soon as early fall, shifting the cost to U.S. […]

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Science

Energy boss vows to stick with oil and gas and ditch green plans

The head of the energy giant BP has announced he plans to cut back on renewable energy projects and stick with oil and gas investments after fossil fuel energy raked in record profits in 2022. Bernard Looney, chief executive of BP, said that wants to “dial back” on the company’s green energy push, and is […]

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Travel

Top US holiday destination plans strict cruise ship limits

However, she said that the city could face legal opposition if it tried to introduce a lower cap, which could “cost a lot of money”. City Mayor, Beth Weldon, said: “Some people will say it’s not a big enough step. I would say at least it’s a step. “We’re going to be the first Assembly […]

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US

Meta’s plans to expand metaverse are up and running again: Here’

Facebook-parent company Meta has reportedly received a go-ahead from a court to complete its purchase of virtual reality startup Within Unlimited, after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sought to block the deal saying the purchase could end the competition in the market.A report by Bloomberg cited people familiar with the ruling as saying that […]

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US

Meta gets court win in metaverse acquisition plans: Report

A federal judge in the United States has reportedly given approval for tech giant Meta to move forward on acquiring a virtual reality company. According to a Feb. 1 report from Bloomberg, Judge Edward Davila in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied an injunction by the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC, […]

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Gaming

UK government reveals ‘robust’ plans to regulate crypto |

The UK government has detailed “ambitious” plans to regulate the crypto industry, with proposals on stronger rules for trading platforms, crypto lending, new token issues and more. The goal, it says, is to protect consumers and businesses, while enabling “a new and exciting sector to safely flourish and grow,” it wrote in a press release.  […]

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PR

First Gathering of the World’s Mega-Travelers Concludes with

‘The Extraordinary Travel Festival’ Initiates Search for 2024 Host Location BANGKOK, THAILAND, February 1, 2023 /EINPresswire.com/ — Award-winning travel photographer, podcaster, blogger and filmmaker Ric Gazarian announces the successful conclusion of the Extraordinary Travel Festival (ETF) and the search for a 2024 location. The Festival is an event he created to bring together the world’s […]

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World

Ukraine on high alert as Russia plans ‘major escalation of war’

President Volodymyr Zelensky’s top military aide has warned the most intense fighting is still to come in Ukraine. Oleksiy Danilov, Secretary of the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine, also warned the next few weeks and months will be key in determining how the war plays out. He requested western countries to send more […]

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Business

Biden administration plans to end Covid public health emergency

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) before receiving a second COVID-19 booster vaccination in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building’s South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 30, 2022. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters The Biden administration plans to end the Covid public health emergency this spring, which […]

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Sports

City of Killeen plans to upgrade lights for park’s basketball and

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – After receiving a lot of calls and emails concerning lights at Long Branch Park, the City of Killeen announced plans to upgrade the 35-year-old, dysfunctional lights for daily use of the tennis and basketball courts. Executive Director of Recreation Services, Kelly Snook, said residents mostly use the courts before or after […]