Joe Biden Authorises Emergency Funds Of $100 Million For Afghan Migrants

US President Joe Biden on Friday authorized the use of up to $100 million to address migration emergencies related to the situation in Afghanistan, the White House said.

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Elsa-Related Tornado Causes $1 million in Damage in Port Royal, S.C.

A tornado spawned as Tropical Storm Elsa moved inland across South Carolina caused about $1 million damage to buildings in the Beaufort County town of Port Royal, officials said. At least 44 buildings in the town of 13,000 suffered some …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2021/07/16/623173.htm

Over two million Americans sign up for Obamacare under Biden drive

The Biden administration re-opened the country’s online health insurance marketplace earlier this year to give more Americans a chance to opt for benefits provided under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.

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Jeff Bezos Gives Record $200 Million Donation To Smithsonian

Jeff Bezos will donate $200 million to the Smithsonian, the largest gift in the history of the institute.

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US administers 334.9 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines: CDC

84389140The United States has administered 334,942,236 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the country as of Tuesday morning and distributed 387,241,530 doses, the US centers for disease control and prevention said.

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South Korean Insurtech Carrot Doubles Capital with $90 Million Rights Offering

Carrot General Insurance Corp., South Korea’s first digital-only insurance provider, announced that it has raised 100 billion won (US$88.7 million), which equals its founding capital raised in 2019. The Seoul-based digital non-life insurer was established through a joint partnership of …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2021/07/02/621057.htm

Pro-Trump Social Media App Hacked On Launch Day As Half Million Sign Up

A social media site launched on Sunday by Jason Miller, a senior adviser to former U.S. President Donald Trump, was briefly hacked, and more than 500,000 people have registered to use the site, Miller…

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15 million in US missed second dose of Covid jab: CDC

84112576More than one in 10, amounting to nearly 15 million people, in the US have missed their second dose of the Covid vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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First on CNN: US ships first Pfizer vaccine doses abroad, donating 2 million to Peru

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The United States on Monday will begin shipping its first doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine abroad as part of the Biden administration's pledge to donate millions of vaccine doses to other countries, a White House official told CNN.

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