LGBT+ campaigners in Georgia cancel pride contest after office attack
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LGBT+ campaigners in Georgia cancel pride contest after office attack

5/5 © Reuters. Protesters storm the office of LGBT+ activists during a demonstration against the planned March for Dignity during Pride Week in Tbilisi, Georgia on July 5, 2021. REUTERS/Irakli Gedenidze 2/5 MOSCOW (Reuters) – LGBT+ activists in Georgia called a pride march on Monday after violent groups opposed to the event stormed and looted…

Pfizer vaccine less effective against Delta variant, Israeli study finds
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Pfizer vaccine less effective against Delta variant, Israeli study finds

According to a preliminary study by the Israeli Ministry of Health, the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine is less effective in stopping the spread of the Delta variant than that of previous strains of the coronavirus. Data collected in the past month suggests the vaccine is 64 percent effective at preventing infection among those who have been fully…

Blue Jackets goalkeeper Matiss Kivlenieks dies in accident after ‘fireworks failure’
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Blue Jackets goalkeeper Matiss Kivlenieks dies in accident after ‘fireworks failure’

Blue Jackets goalkeeper Matiss Kivlenieks died on Sunday from a head injury he sustained during a fall. He was 24. Police in Novi, Michigan, confirmed that The Associated Press that Kivlenieks slipped and fell when they fled a hot tub due to a “fireworks malfunction”. He hit his head on concrete. In a statement, the…

Porsche AG, Rimac from Croatia established joint venture with VW’s Bugatti brand
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Porsche AG, Rimac from Croatia established joint venture with VW’s Bugatti brand

2/2 © Reuters. The logo of German automaker Porsche AG is seen at the company’s annual press conference in Stuttgart, Germany, March 17, 2017. REUTERS/Lukas Barth 2/2 FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (DE:)’s luxury sports car unit Porsche AG said on Monday it agreed to form a joint venture (JV) with Croatian Rimac Automobili that will…

British Prime Minister Johnson appears to end England’s virus restrictions
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British Prime Minister Johnson appears to end England’s virus restrictions

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People wear protective masks as they walk through the city center amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manchester, UK, June 21, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble By Paul Sandle and Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday was set to lay out plans to end…

Bucks vs.  Sun’s Odds, Picks, Predictions for 2021 NBA Finals
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Bucks vs. Sun’s Odds, Picks, Predictions for 2021 NBA Finals

If their two regular season games are any indication of how the… NBA Finals 2021 will play, the Bucks and Suns are about to give basketball fans one of the most entertaining championship series of all time. Phoenix won the two games against Milwaukee by two combined points, including a 128-127 overtime thriller in April….

World’s Leading DeFi and CeFi Aggregator OpenOcean Announces Strategic Investment by Huobi Ventures by DailyCoin
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World’s Leading DeFi and CeFi Aggregator OpenOcean Announces Strategic Investment by Huobi Ventures by DailyCoin

World’s Leading DeFi and CeFi Aggregator OpenOcean Announces Strategic Investment by Huobi Ventures OpenOcean, a pioneering full aggregator that supports interoperability across multiple networks, is pleased to announce a strategic investment by Huobi Ventures Blockchain Fund. Following the investment, OpenOcean will work closely with the Huobi Global ecosystem to provide more innovative solutions connecting DeFi…

Pope in good condition, alert after surgery to remove part of colon By Reuters
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Pope in good condition, alert after surgery to remove part of colon By Reuters

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pope Francis holds weekly general audience in the courtyard of San Damaso, in the Vatican, June 30, 2021. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane 2/3 By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis is on alert, breathing unaided and in good general condition after surgery to remove part of his colon, the Vatican…

Russia’s economic recovery faces COVID-19, inflation headwinds By Reuters
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Russia’s economic recovery faces COVID-19, inflation headwinds By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Medical specialists wearing protective gear transport a person on a stretcher outside a hospital for patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia July 2, 2021. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva By Andrey Ostroukh MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian economy has recovered strongly in recent months, a boon to…