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Chardonnay, Our Most Beloved Globetrotter Grape

42 minutes ago   |   Forbes

With almost 500,000 acres, Chardonnay is in second place among white grapes in the world. It is a well-travelled grape whose grown all over the world. The world loves...
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‘It almost sounded like a hurricane': Derecho weather events in the Chicago area since 1965

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

What is a derecho? This type of weather event is a widespread summer storm capable of traveling thousands of miles with hurricane-force winds of up to 100 mph. A Spanish word...
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Jimmy Lai Shows Why the West Lost Faith in Hong Kong's Courts

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The statements issued by China and Hong Kong after Monday's arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai underlined just how quickly a national security law passed in June is undermining...
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The Arguments For Keeping Middle Seats Open On Flights

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

Should airlines block middle seats? This is a critical question airlines face while balancing passenger health and financial survival during the pandemic.
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Stranded International Students Are Sustaining U.S. College Towns

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The pandemic has created a captive market that's supporting restaurants and other local businesses in a dire time.
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Qatar Air Ban Matter of National Emergency, Say Saudi-led States

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A Saudi-led group of countries has told the United Nations' aviation agency that “emergency conditions” justify a three-year diplomatic impasse with Qatar that prevents that...
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Thai Students Risk Jail With Calls to Curb the Monarchy's Power

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Student protesters in Thailand are stepping up pressure on the military-backed government with calls for greater democracy and less power for the monarchy, a potentially...
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Trump says he wouldn't urge Obama to resign if their roles were reversed during the COVID-19 disaster

Trump says he wouldn't urge Obama to resign if their roles were reversed during the COVID-19 disaster

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump on Monday said he wouldn't have called for former President Barack Obama's resignation after over 160,000 people in the US died to the coronavirus. "No...
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As commercial aviation struggles to take off, private jet travel is soaring

As commercial aviation struggles to take off, private jet travel is soaring

14 hours ago   |   KETV

Shift to private jet travel benefits Omaha-based flight business Jet Linx
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Mom says Southwest Airlines kicked toddler son off flight over mask

15 hours ago   |   ABC

The mom says her 3-year-old boy has autism and a sensory processing disorder, and feels there should be some exceptions to the rules.
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you have a lot of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt estimated the shark to be more than 10 feet long. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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White House on lockdown, Trump press conference interrupted after reports of...

White House on lockdown, Trump press conference interrupted after reports of shots fired

US President Donald Trump's press conference was interrupted after just a couple of minutes by the Secret Service, which ushered him out of the briefing room amid reports of... Read more ...

World's first registered Covid-19 vaccine named ‘Sputnik V', Russia launches...

World's first registered Covid-19 vaccine named ‘Sputnik V', Russia launches official website

It might not be the space race, but there's a new Sputnik in town. As an homage to the first-ever artificial Earth satellite, Russia has christened the world's first registered... Read more ...