• Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine gets the nod from CDC committee
  • The Pontevedra Museum will return to Poland a diptych looted by the Nazis
  • Fauci: ‘I would take whatever vaccine would be available to me’ as soon as possible
  • DOJ charges man who allegedly sprayed chemicals at cops in Capitol riot
  • Stocks week ahead: $3 gasoline could be around the corner — unless OPEC and Russia start pumping more oil

Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine gets the nod from CDC committee

The US Food and Drug Administration authorized the J&J vaccine on Saturday. The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices is a group of vaccine and public health experts that helps set guidelines for the CDC concerning the best practices with vaccinations. Members voted unanimously, with one recusal for a potential conflict of interest, to recommend the vaccine. They did not make any recommendations about specific groups who should receive the…

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The Pontevedra Museum will return to Poland a diptych looted by the Nazis

Before being returned to Poland, the Pontevedra Museum exhibits two paintings from the Nazi looting.Pontevedra Provincial Council The Pontevedra Museum inaugurated a very special exhibition on Friday: it marks the farewell to the replica of a diptych by the Flemish painter Dieric Bouts, who will return to Poland 80 years after being looted by the Nazi army. A year ago, in full confinement, the Galician center received a letter from…

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Fauci: ‘I would take whatever vaccine would be available to me’ as soon as possible

“These are three highly efficacious vaccines. I can tell you I have been fully vaccinated with one that was available. It was the Moderna,” he told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” “If I were not vaccinated now and I had a choice of getting a J&J vaccine now or waiting for another vaccine, I would take whatever vaccine would be available to me as quickly as possible…

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DOJ charges man who allegedly sprayed chemicals at cops in Capitol riot

Federal prosecutors say Daniel Caldwell, 49, used a chemical spray against a line of officers that were blocking rioters from entering the Capitol. It happened amid a massive melee with police, who used batons and pepper spray to fend off the crowd, according to footage of the incident that was cited in court filings. Hours after the riot, Caldwell spoke about the incident in a video that was posted to…

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Stocks week ahead: $3 gasoline could be around the corner — unless OPEC and Russia start pumping more oil

US crude has raced back above $60 a barrel. That’s a far cry from the depths it reached last April when oil crashed below zero (negative $40.32 a barrel, to be exact) for the first time in history. Prices at the pump are starting to creep higher, too. The national average hit $2.70 a gallon Friday, according to AAA. That’s well above the April low of $1.76 per gallon. Investors…

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Bill Cassidy on GOP: ‘If we idolize one person, we will lose’

“If we idolize one person, we will lose,” Cassidy told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” “And that’s kind of clear from the last election.” Cassidy, a moderate, was one of seven GOP senators who joined all Senate Democrats in voting to convict Trump in his second impeachment trial, but the 57 guilty votes fell well-short of the 67 needed to convict the former President, resulting in his…

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Psaki: ‘More effective ways’ to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for Khashoggi’s murder than sanctioning crown prince

“We believe there is more effective ways to make sure this doesn’t happen again and to also be able to leave room to work with the Saudis on areas where there is mutual agreement — where there is national interests for the United States. That is what diplomacy looks like,” Psaki told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union” when asked why the administration is punishing people under the…

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How to watch the Golden Globes: Time, channels and more

While the nominees will all be remote, you will see two familiar faces on stage. Amy Poehler and Tina Fey are teaming up again to host the Globes for the fourth time, with Fey live from New York City’s Rainbow Room and Poehler across the country in California at the Beverly Hilton. When it comes to nominations, Netflix’s “Mank” and “The Crown” are the ones to watch, both leading the…

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Another former collaborator accuses New York governor of sexual harassment

For the second time in four days, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, has been accused of sexual harassment by a former collaborator, who reported this Saturday having been questioned about her sexual life by the politician. The governor has denied the accusations, according to the newspaper The New York Times, and requested an independent investigation. The woman has been identified as Charlotte Bennett, 25, who was the governor’s executive assistant…

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