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To Lure Tourists, Cyprus Says It Will Cover Costs If They Contract COVID-19

To Lure Tourists, Cyprus Says It Will Cover Costs If They Contract COVID-19

2 minutes ago   |   NPR

Cyprus "is committed to taking care of all travelers who test positive during their stay, as well as their families and close contacts," the government says.
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Airlines Make UK Passengers Battle To Get Refunds, Ryanair Worst

8 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Airlines are deliberately making passengers battle to get refunds for cancelled flights says U.K. consumer body Which? Low-costs Ryanair and easyJet have the worst record on...
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Aclima: Pollution data shows how much San Diego's skies have cleared

Aclima: Pollution data shows how much San Diego's skies have cleared

14 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Air pollution has fallen dramatically in San Diego, based on data collected by Aclima's fleet of fixed and mobile pollution monitors.
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College Basketball Preseason Top 25

28 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The only top 25 you need to read.
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Norway eases Nordic business travel rules, including Sweden

32 minutes ago   |   National Post

OSLO - Norway will allow entry to business travelers from all the other Nordic countries from June 1, in a further easing of coronavirus restrictions, the government said on...
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Nationalism or Globalism? Nigel Farage Debates Marianne Williamson | Opinion

40 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Newsweek airs a blockbuster Debate about the big lesson to take away from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Silver Lake wants to make travel deals happen

42 minutes ago   |   Fortune

The coronavirus has left many travel and retail deals out to dry. Now Silver Lake is trying to save one while making yet another bet on travel's comeback. The tech-focused...
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Dollar General's strategy was to go where Walmart wasn't, and it's paid off massively during the pandemic

Dollar General's strategy was to go where Walmart wasn't, and it's paid off massively during the pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Dollar General reported first-quarter earnings results on Thursday. Same-store sales surged, far outpacing its rivals including Walmart and Target. Analysts say the company was...
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FBISD to continue to offer online learning to students next school year

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Although there is a lot still up in the air about the 2020-2021 school year, FBISD announced online learning will continue to be an option.
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Hotel general managers share what it's been like to ride out the pandemic at 3 very different resorts, from a private island in the Caribbean to a wilderness lodge in South Africa

Hotel general managers share what it's been like to ride out the pandemic at 3 very different resorts, from a private island in the Caribbean to a wilderness lodge in South Africa

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

As would-be travelers returned home amidst the coronavirus pandemic, hotel general managers remained on their properties. Business Insider spoke to three general managers who...
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President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

1 in 4 American workers have filed for unemployment benefits during the pandemic

Another 2.1 million people filed initial jobless claims last week. Read more ...

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could raise risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

Kansas soldier saved ‘countless lives' by ramming gunman with car: cops

A Fort Leavenworth soldier likely saved “countless lives” by ramming his car into an active shooter who was randomly firing on a bridge, police said. The active-duty Army... Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will...

Cummings made ‘minor breach' of Covid-19 lockdown rules, but no action will be taken - UK police

UK police have determined that there was a “minor breach” of Covid-19 regulations by PM Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings, but that no retrospective action will be... Read more ...

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

UConn murder suspect Peter Manfredonia ‘stone-faced' in new mugshot

Peter Manfredonia, the University of Connecticut senior accused of two murders, appeared stone-faced in a new mugshot released Thursday after he was arrested by Maryland... Read more ...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The police department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon Is Offering To Keep 125,000 Workers It Hired For The Pandemic

Amazon has hired 175,000 temporary workers to deal with spike in online shopping during the pandemic. Now it's offering most of them permanent jobs. Read more ...

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy opens 4 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites in Cincinnati

CVS Pharmacy is opening 34 new drive-thru COVID-19 test sites across Ohio, four of them in the Greater Cincinnati area. Read more ...