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Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Government Expand Pact To Support Next Phase Of COVID-19 Vaccine R&D

Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have expanded an agreement to support the next phase of COVID19 vaccine candidate research and development, the company said on Saturday.
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China Regulator Says Financial Innovation Must Not Create Oligopolies

China should ensure financial innovation maintains fair competition and does not create oligopolies or construct barriers to entry, a Chinese regulatory official said Saturday.
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Uber In Talks To Sell Its ATG Self-driving Unit To Aurora – Source

Uber Technologies Inc is in talks to sell its autonomous driving unit, Uber Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), to selfdriving car startup Aurora, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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ECB Policymakers Cautious Despite Vaccine Progress

The prospect of an effective vaccine against COVID19 is a source of relief but the euro zone is still set to suffer from new curbs on economic activity to combat a rise in infections, two European Central Bank policymakers said on Friday.
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Has Disney Put The Worst Of The Pandemic Behind It?

Walt Disney Co’s rapidly growing streaming video business and a partial recovery at its theme parks gave investors fresh hope on Thursday that the entertainment company had put the worst of the coronavirus pandemic behind it.
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FM Nirmala Sitharaman Announces Rs 18,000 Crore Additional Outlay for PMAY-Urban

The amount of Rs 18,000 crore will be provided over the Budget Estimates for 2020-21 through additional allocation and extra budgetary resources.
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Moderna Closes In On Release Of COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it has enough data for a first interim analysis of the latestage trial of its experimental COVID19 vaccine, which should help determine the vaccine’s efficacy.
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Smart Tactics For Millennials Flocking To Buy Life Insurance

Life insurance applications for Americans have jumped in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic has made us more aware of our own mortality.
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Lyft Seeks Slice Of Food-delivery Amid Slow Ride-hail Recovery, Shares Rise

Lyft Inc said on Tuesday it was working on a new service to take a slice of the burgeoning fooddelivery market as it works to make up for a 48% drop in quarterly revenue and a slow recovery of ridehail demand.
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EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Amazon Over Use Of Data

European Union regulators have filed antitrust charges against Amazon, accusing the ecommerce giant of using data to gain an unfair advantage over merchants using its platform.