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Tiger Woods Had Surgery after Serious Car Crash

Tiger Woods is "awake and responsive" following surgery on serious leg injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles.

The 15-time golf major champion, 45, had to be "extricated from the wreck" by firefighters and paramedics.

A statement published on the American's Twitter account said he had suffered "open fractures" to his lower right leg and ankle.

US acquires 200 mln new doses as vaccine drive begins in pharmacies

U.S. President Joe Biden announced plans to vaccinate most Americans by the end of July with the help of 200 million newly acquired doses, as the country's inoculation campaign kicked off a new phase in drugstores and supermarket pharmacies, some of which will offer shots as of Feb. 12. 

Orfium woos top executives

Greek startup Orfium has grown so much that it is now attracting the attention of foreign senior executives such as Universal Music Group's former general counsel Richard Constant. He is the new chairman at the innovative Los Angeles-based firm that has developed a platform that identifies online music copyright violations.