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Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

Third US vaccine could raise question: Which shots are best?

Health
WASHINGTON -- U.S. health advisers endorsed a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson on Friday, putting the nation on the cusp of adding an easier-to-use option to fight the pandemic.The Food and Drug Administration is expected to quickly follow the recommendation and make J&J’s shot the third vaccine authorized for emergency use in the U.S. Vaccinations are picking up speed, but new supplies are urgently needed to stay ahead of a mutating virus that has killed more than 500,000 Americans.After daylong discussions, the FDA panelists voted unanimously that the benefits of the vaccine outweighed the risks for adults. If the FDA agrees, shipments of a few million doses could begin as early as Monday.More than 47 million people in the U.S., or 14% of the population, ...
India v England: Hosts win astonishing third Test in two days

India v England: Hosts win astonishing third Test in two days

Sports
Third Test, Ahmedabad (day two)England 112 (Crawley 53; Axar 6-38) & 81 (Axar 5-32, Ashwin 4-48)India 145 (Rohit 66, Root 5-8, Leach 4-54) & 49-0India won by 10 wicketsScorecardEngland succumbed to a 10-wicket defeat against India inside two days of an astonishing third Test in Ahmedabad.On a scarcely believable day when both sides collapsed and 17 wickets fell in two sessions, India completed the quickest Test win since 1935 not long into the final session.England began the day with a thrilling fightback, turning India's overnight 99-3 into 145 all out.But, faced with a first-innings deficit of 33, England were bowled out for 81 as India's spinners ran riot once again.In a frenzied start to their second innings, England lost Zak Crawley and Jonny Bairstow within three balls - both...
Tottenham 0-1 Chelsea: Jorginho condemns Spurs to third Premier League loss in a row

Tottenham 0-1 Chelsea: Jorginho condemns Spurs to third Premier League loss in a row

Sports
Thomas Tuchel continued his unbeaten start as Chelsea manager with victory at Tottenham, a result that moved them into the Premier League's top six.Jorginho's first-half penalty, awarded after Eric Dier upended Timo Werner, gave the Blues a win their more progressive approach deserved against a Spurs side devoid of ideas and ambition until it was too late.Tuchel has now enjoyed two wins and a draw, without conceding a goal, since replacing the sacked Frank Lampard, and while the animated German occasionally displayed signs of frustration in his technical area, this was ultimately a satisfying outcome.In contrast, it was a third successive defeat in a dismal sequence for Tottenham and manager Jose Mourinho as they were punished for a desperately negative gameplan which, shorn of main marksm...
Rockies to trade All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado to Cardinals

Rockies to trade All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado to Cardinals

Sports
Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals are acquiring All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado in a blockbuster trade with the Colorado Rockies. League sources told ESPN, The Athletic and the Denver Post on Friday night that St. Louis is sending multiple unnamed players and more than $ 50 million to the Rockies in the deal. Advertisement Arenado will need to formally waive his no-trade clause before the trade can be finalized, and his opt-out clause after the 2021 season must be addressed. MLB and the players' union also must approve the agreement. The 29-year-old Arenado is scheduled to earn $ 35 million in 2021 as part of an eight-year, $ 260 million contract he signed with the Rockies in 2019. The deal includes an opt-out clause after the 2021 campaign. If the deal between the Rockies and...
Australia v India: Hosts take control of third Test after fine bowling and fielding display

Australia v India: Hosts take control of third Test after fine bowling and fielding display

Sports
Third Test, Sydney Cricket Ground (day three)Australia 338 & 103-2: Labuschagne 47*India 244: Gill 50, Pujara 50; Cummins 4-29Australia lead by 197 runsScorecardAustralia appear on course to win the third Test against India after a sublime bowling and fielding display on day three at the Sydney Cricket Ground.India were 195-4, trailing by 143 runs, but lost their last six wickets for just 49 runs to be dismissed for 244.World number one bowler Pat Cummins claimed four wickets and the home side pulled off three superb run outs to punish sloppy running by the tourists.Australia closed on 103-2, a lead of 197 runs.Marnus Labuschange remains unbeaten on 47, while Steve Smith is 29 not out.If Australia's two best batsmen continue to build on their fine partnership so far on day four, India ...