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Facing Economic Devastation, Hawaii Attempts To Revive Tourism

Facing Economic Devastation, Hawaii Attempts To Revive Tourism

1 hour ago   |   NPR

The tourist economy in Hawaii has been decimated by the pandemic, with 1 in 6 people there unemployed. Now, the state hopes new traveler testing protocols will help bring...
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Egypt says another trove of ancient coffins found in Saqqara

Egypt says another trove of ancient coffins found in Saqqara

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

CAIRO - Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed another trove of ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, authorities said Monday. The Tourism and Antiquities...
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Earthquake Hits Iceland During Prime Minister's Live TV Interview

5 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A series of quakes with a preliminary magnitude of up to 5.7 were felt across southwest Iceland on Tuesday. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
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Europe Backpedals as Virus Lockdowns Return to Ireland, Wales

10 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Ireland and Wales imposed stringent lockdowns and Italy's financial center is planning a curfew, as Europe steps up efforts to regain control of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Much of Hoover Dam to reopen to public on Tuesday

1 day ago   |   Review Journal

The Bureau of Reclamation said that it will reopen Hoover Dam to the visiting public starting Tuesday.
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Canada Extends Non-Essential U.S. Travel Ban Until Nov. 21

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   2 articles

Canada prolonged its ban on non-essential U.S. travel for another month in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19, with both countries in the grips of a second wave.
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Thai Parliament to Decide on Special Meeting as Protesters Rally

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Thai lawmakers are set to meet on Monday to decide on convening a special parliament session to discuss ways to end an escalating protest movement calling for the ouster of...
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Chinese consumers are buying more luxury goods during the pandemic - but they're shopping closer to home, and European brands could feel the pinch

Chinese consumers are buying more luxury goods during the pandemic - but they're shopping closer to home, and European brands could feel the pinch

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The pandemic hasn't slowed consumer spending on luxury goods - at least not in China. Three in 10 Chinese consumers spent more than usual on high-end...
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Ardern's Stunning Election Victory Holds Lessons for the U.S

2 days ago   |   Bloomberg

Jacinda Ardern's emphatic election victory is seen as an endorsement of an inclusive brand of leadership that may ripple beyond New Zealand's borders.
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Boring Co. transparency needed for public to buy in to Vegas Loop

3 days ago   |   Review Journal

There are plenty of questions for The Boring Co. to answer about the innovative Vegas Loop transit system conceived for Las Vegas by entrepreneur Elon Musk.
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Breonna Taylor juror: 'Grand jury didn't agree certain actions were justified'

Breonna Taylor juror: 'Grand jury didn't agree certain actions were justified'

About an hour after a ruling was made public letting grand jurors speak about the Breonna Taylor case, the grand juror who filed the motion released a statement. Read more ...

McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate vote

McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says that he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge... Read more ...

Boston zoo welcomes adorable baby gorilla

Boston zoo welcomes adorable baby gorilla

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Melania Trump cancels plans to attend Tuesday rally, citing COVID-19 recovery

Melania Trump cancels plans to attend Tuesday rally, citing COVID-19 recovery

"Mrs. Trump continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19, but with a lingering cough, and out of an abundance of caution, she will not be traveling... Read more ...

Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing BLM shirts

Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing BLM shirts

A Memphis poll worker was reportedly fired after turning away early voters all because they were wearing “Black Lives Matter” and “I Can't Breathe” shirts. Read more ...

Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case against Google

Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case against Google

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm... Read more ...

Why is Tua Tagovailoa starting? Dolphins bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for rookie...

Why is Tua Tagovailoa starting? Dolphins bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for rookie QB sooner than expected

The Dolphins will reportedly turn to Tua Tagovailoa as their starting quarterback in Week 8 against the Rams, benching Ryan Fitzpatrick in the process. Here's why that move... Read more ...

10 residents dead amid virus outbreak at Kansas nursing home

10 residents dead amid virus outbreak at Kansas nursing home

Kansas seeing an average of more than 700 new confirmed, probable coronavirus cases a day Read more ...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying squirrels

The international retail value of the poached flying squirrels is estimated to be more than $1 million. Read more ...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with claims that it's misunderstood and faces plenty of competition

Summary List Placement Google is gearing up for an antitrust battle that could revolutionize how tech giants function. On Tuesday, the United States Department of Justice filed... Read more ...