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A person points on a tablet computer in Karlsruhe, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. The German government on Wednesday agreed on a strategy to boost the use of data for commercial purposes and signed a deal with state education authorities to fund laptops for teachers who have to work from home because of the virus lockdown. (Uli Deck/dpa via AP)
Pushed by pandemic, Germany seeks to boost technology useThe German government has agreed on a strategy to boost the use of data for commercial purposes and signed a deal with state education authorities to fund laptops for teachers
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Cyprus to start loosening COVID-19 lockdown next monthCyprus’ health minister says a steady decrease in new coronavirus infections three weeks into a nationwide lockdown is allowing for the start of the gradual, targeted lifting of closures and restrictions
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2020 file photo, a woman wears a face mask as she walks past a GameStop store in Des Plaines, Ill. Two hedge funds are bowing out of their short positions on the money-losing video game retailer. Citron Research’s Andrew Left said in a video posted on YouTube that his company is going to become more judicious in shorting stocks. Melvin Capital is also exiting GameStop, with manager Gabe Plotkin telling CNBC that the hedge fund was taking a significant loss.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
In GameStop saga unfolding on Wall Street, 2 Goliaths fallIn the David and Goliath saga that has been captivating and confusing Wall Street recently, Goliath has fallen
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Cristina Cervilla, staff health worker, prepares a Moderna vaccine against coronavirus to vaccinate health workers at the San Juan de Dios Hospital, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Tuesday Jan. 19. 2021. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Spain running short of vaccines due to delivery delaysHealth authorities in Spain are complaining that they are running short of COVID-19 vaccines due to delays in deliveries by pharmaceutical companies
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Worker Javad Memarzadeh, of Needham, Mass., right, dusts washers in a display, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at a Home Depot location, in Boston.  Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticketed manufactured goods rose a moderate 0.9% in November  with a key category that tracks business investment plans showing a gain. The Commerce Department said Wednesday, Dec. 23 that the November gain in orders for durable goods, items expected to last at least three years, followed stronger gains in recent months including a 3.8% rise in October.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
US durable goods orders show modest 0.2% December gainOrders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a modest 0.2% in December, held back by a big drop in the volatile aircraft sector
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A police cordon at Wrexham Industrial Estate near the British pharmaceutical manufacturing company Wockhardt in Wrexham, north Wales, Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021. Wockhardt UK, an arm of the Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company that is producing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in north Wales, said it notified authorities after receiving a suspect package on Wednesday morning. (Eleanor Barlow/PA via AP)
UK vaccine plant evacuated after getting suspicious packageA British pharmaceutical manufacturing company producing coronavirus vaccines says it had to partially evacuate the factory after receiving a “suspicious package.”
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German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier presents the annual Economic Report 2021 at the federal press Ccnference in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. The German government has revised its growth forecast for this year down to 3% as Europe’s biggest economy faces persistent headwinds from the coronavirus pandemic. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
German government cuts 2021 economic growth forecast to 3%The German government has cut its growth forecast for this year to 3% as Europe’s biggest economy faces persistent headwinds from the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020, file photo a Boeing 777X airplane takes off on its first flight with the Olympic Mountains in the background at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. Boeing is reporting another huge loss, this one because of a setback to its 777X widebody jetliner. Boeing said Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, it lost $8.4 billion in the fourth quarter on weaker demand for planes during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Boeing posts $8.4 billion loss on weaker demand for planesBoeing is reporting another huge loss, this one because of a setback to its 777X widebody jetliner
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A protester, left, in a treetop camp films two officials approaching on a cherry picker in an encampment in Euston Square Gardens in central London, Wednesday Jan. 27, 2021. Protesters against a high-speed rail link between London and the north of England said Wednesday that some of them have been evicted from a park in the capital after they dug tunnels and set up a makeshift camp. (Aaron Chown/PA via AP)
Protesters against UK rail link evicted from London park Some protesters against a high-speed rail link between London and northern England have been evicted from a park in the capital city early Wednesday after they dug tunnels and set up a makeshift camp
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