Boris Johnson to EU: Don’t restrict vaccine exports

LONDON — Boris Johnson said the EU should not impose “restrictions” on vaccine exports, following warnings that controls may need to be imposed on supplies leaving the bloc amid manufacturing problems…

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The bureaucratic battle to make the Brexit deal work

LONDON — Brexit means bureaucracy — at least when it comes to making the deal stick. After the U.K.-EU trade deal scraped over the line on Christmas Eve, attention shifted…

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Enraged at AstraZeneca over shortfall, EU calls for vaccine export controls

The EU on Monday called for tight controls on coronavirus vaccine exports after top officials all but accused U.K.-based AstraZeneca of cutting supplies intended for EU countries in order to…

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Brussels plans controls on vaccine exports amid AstraZeneca dispute

The European Commission announced a new scheme today to require companies to register any exports of coronavirus vaccines — a drastic step in response to fears that manufacturers will not…

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US Factory Activity Near 14-Year High; Home Sales Rose in December

WASHINGTON—U.S. manufacturing activity surged to its highest level in nearly 14 years in early January, but bottlenecks in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are driving up prices…

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EU Commission wants answers from AstraZeneca on vaccine supply cuts

The European Commission is pressing British drugmaker AstraZeneca to provide immediate answers on the announced reduction of coronavirus vaccine deliveries to the EU. Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides sent a letter…

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The Nation Speaks (Jan. 23): Alan Dershowitz on the Perils of Impeachment; Finding Common Ground; Why America is the World’s Most Generous Country

In this episode, we talk to Alan Dershowitz, Harvard Law School professor emeritus and constitutional law expert, about the dangers of using impeachment as a political tool and the future…

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Nissan Boss: ‘Brexit Gives Us the Competitive Advantage’

Nissan’s chief operating officer has said that Brexit “is a positive” for the carmaker, and that it will be moving battery production from Japan to Britain. “Brexit for Nissan is…

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Survey Finds Proposals Favored by Bipartisan Super-Majorities

Americans are deeply divided on many major issues facing the country, but a new national survey finds six big proposals favored by super-majorities in both political parties. "The research clearly…

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