Thousands join Budapest Pride march against anti-LGBTQ law

BUDAPEST (Reuters) -Thousands of Hungarians joined the annual Budapest Pride march on Saturday to support LGBTQ people and protest against a law that limits teaching about homosexuality and transgender issues in schools. Hungary’s nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban, in power since 2010, has introduced social policies that he says aim to safeguard traditional Christian values from Western liberalism, stoking tensions […]

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Large shareholder group calls for a board overhaul at pharma company CytoDyn

Business: CytoDyn is a late-stage biotechnology company. The company focuses on developing treatments for multiple therapeutic indications based on leronlimab, a novel humanized monoclonal antibody targeting the CCR5 receptor. Its leronlimab is in a class of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies designed to address unmet medical needs in the areas of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), cancer, immunology, and novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19). […]

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Russia raises key rate to 6.5% in sharpest move since 2014

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s central bank increased its key interest rate to 6.5% on Friday to curb stubbornly high inflation and indicated that further rate increases were possible even after the 100 basis point hike, its sharpest since late 2014.FILE PHOTO: A Russian state flag flies over the Central Bank headquarters in Moscow, Russia March 29, 2021. A sign reads: […]

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Russia raises key rate to 6.5% in sharpest move since 2014

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia’s central bank increased its key interest rate to 6.5% on Friday to curb stubbornly high inflation and indicated that further rate increases were possible even after the 100 basis point hike, its sharpest since late 2014.FILE PHOTO: A Russian state flag flies over the Central Bank headquarters in Moscow, Russia March 29, 2021. A sign reads: “Bank […]

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Next step for EVs: Design batteries to strengthen car, extend range

DETROIT (Reuters) – Automakers and battery manufacturers are racing to develop new electric-vehicle batteries that can reinforce body structures and open the door to breakthroughs in driving range.Josh Tavel, executive engineer for GMC Hummer EV, talks about a pre-production version of the Hummer electric pickup in Milford, Michigan, U.S., May 14, 2021. Photo taken May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca CookWhat engineers […]

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