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BioNTech says vaccine approval possible in mid-December under ideal conditions

U.S. and European regulators could approve Pfizer PFE.N and BioNTech’s 22UAy.DEBNTX.O experimental COVID-19 vaccine as early as mid-December, the German firm’s chief executive said on Wednesday, following the release of

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Trump Fed nominee Shelton faces more difficult road to confirmation

Judy Shelton, Republican President Donald Trump’s contentious pick to fill a vacant seat at the Federal Reserve, faced a more difficult road to confirmation as the U.S. Senate adjourned on

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Huawei defense probes Canada border official in CFO’s U.S. extradition

Lawyers for Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou questioned a Canadian border official in court on Wednesday about his agency’s communications with U.S. and Canadian authorities ahead of Meng’s arrest

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Wall Street dives as shutdown worries overshadow vaccine hopes

U.S. stocks closed steeply lower after a late-session sell-off on Wednesday as investors weighed surging COVID-19 infections and mounting shutdowns against encouraging vaccine developments. While the three major U.S. stock

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Rivian CEO eyes smaller electric vehicles for China, Europe

Electric vehicle startup Rivian, which is backed by Amazon AMZN.O and Ford Motor Co F.N, on Wednesday said it plans to follow up its first two products, a full-size pickup

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Starbucks to hike U.S. employee pay at least 10%: memo

Starbucks Corp SBUX.O will hike pay for baristas, shift supervisors and cafe attendants at its U.S. outlets by at least 10% effective Dec. 14. The world’s largest coffee chain will

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Centre, States Can’t Have Indefinite Right Over Acquired Properties of Citizens: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Centre and state governments cannot have an indefinite or overriding right to continue occupying citizens’ properties after acquiring them on any pretext

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