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Tourism groups in Thailand petition to reopen country to international travelers

Tourism groups in Thailand petition to reopen country to international travelers

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Thailand's tourism sector wants to reopen the country to visitors this summer. On Tuesday, tourism groups in Thailand launched the OpenThailandSafely campaign, asking the...
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‘Dr. Oz' aids police in resuscitating man at Newark airport

11 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

When a traveler became stricken at Newark Liberty International Airport, the police got an assist from a celebrity doctor: Mehmet Oz.
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NASCAR weekend to affect traffic around Las Vegas Motor Speedway

13 hours ago   |   Review Journal

Although fan capacity is capped at 15 percent for NASCAR weekend in Las Vegas, officials still caution that the event likely will affect travel on Interstate 15.
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The Jackson Water Crisis: Decades Of Disrepair, Disinvestment Frustrate Efforts To Restore Service In Mississippi

The Jackson Water Crisis: Decades Of Disrepair, Disinvestment Frustrate Efforts To Restore Service In Mississippi

14 hours ago   |   News One   |   2 articles

It has been a long two weeks and counting for Arekia Bennett. Weeks after a vicious winter storm blew through the Gulf Coast, Bennett and other residents in Jackson...
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Police uncover ‘possible plot' by militia to breach Capitol

16 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Capitol Police say they have intelligence showing there is a “possible plot” by a militia group to breach the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. The revelation was...
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Which activities are safe once you're fully vaccinated? Experts say movies, travel, and family gatherings are on the table

Which activities are safe once you're fully vaccinated? Experts say movies, travel, and family gatherings are on the table

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement So you've received both doses of a coronavirus vaccine. Does life change a little - or a lot? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected...
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Dissatisfied With Life on Earth? A SpaceX Client Seeks Travel Companions

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

A Japanese billionaire, who previously sought a crew of artists and a new girlfriend, issued a call for applicants to join him on a weeklong journey around the moon.
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New Western sanctions against Russian officials over jailing of opposition figure Navalny ‘outrageous' & ineffective, says Kremlin

New Western sanctions against Russian officials over jailing of opposition figure Navalny ‘outrageous' & ineffective, says Kremlin

20 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A package of new travel and financial restrictions unveiled by the US and the EU this week are toothless and will have little to no impact at all on Russian officials targeted...
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Japan's Travel Ban Has American Baseball Players in Limbo

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

With the Nippon league's spring training already under way, U.S.-based players are trying to stay ready despite being barred from entering the country.
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Pennsylvania revises occupancy limits for indoor and outdoor events, lifts travel restrictions

Pennsylvania revises occupancy limits for indoor and outdoor events, lifts travel restrictions

21 hours ago   |   WGAL

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The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban...

The House passed a police reform bill named for George Floyd that would ban choke holds and 'qualified immunity' for officers

Summary List Placement The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act late Wednesday, in a party-line vote on the most ambitious policing... Read more ...

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

The Pacers backup guard did something no other NBA player had done, officially, in 48 years. Read more ...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by...

Texas power grid operator axes its CEO after deadly blackout caused by winter storm

The entity delivering power to most of Texas has decided to fire its CEO, as it faces criticism for failing to prepare the power grid for last month's winter storm and leaving... Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

LOS ANGELES - Tahj Eaddy scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Southern California routed Stanford 79-42 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid and keeping the Trojans... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...

The US House passes H.R. 1, a major voting rights and campaign finance...

The US House passes H.R. 1, a major voting rights and campaign finance reform package

Summary List Placement The House passed H.R. 1, Democrats' flagship democracy reform and voting rights legislative package, in a Wednesday nightvote. The bill, dubbed the For... Read more ...

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

BOSTON - Jakub Vrana had the only score in the shootout and the Washington Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 Wednesday night in Zdeno Chara's return to Boston. Read more ...

Michael Brown's father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM

Michael Brown's father, Ferguson activists demand $20M from BLM

The father of Michael Brown and other activists from Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding financial support from Black Lives Matter after the organization revealed it raised over... Read more ...