Citizenship by investment for Americans: cost, process, restrictions

  • Apex Capital Partner’s Nuri Katz, a consultant who specializes in citizenship by investment, shared his best tips for Americans looking to get a second passport during the coronavirus pandemic with Business Insider.
  • Most countries have barred American travelers as the United States has reported more coronavirus cases than any other country in the world, and numbers are still rising.
  • The cost of acquiring a new passport can vary from $300,000
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The popularity of gardening, according to Garden Media Group, is going to continue to grow in the post-pandemic era.

Diana Lockwood
 |  For The Columbus Dispatch

During these strange and stressful times, I suspect I’m not the only gardener to be compiling a mental “someday” bucket list.

One of my latest fantasy destinations: New Guinea, which “has the highest plant diversity of any island in the world,” according to Kew Royal Botanical Gardens.

From trees to orchids to rhododendrons, New Guinea boasts literally thousands of plant species found nowhere

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Downtown Las Vegas program looks to locals to boost business

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In Justice Ginsburg’s Footsteps: Seven Lawyers Fighting for Equality Around the World | Top News

By Anastasia Moloney, Kim Harrisberg, Roli Srivastava, Nita Bhalla and Rina Chandran

The late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a champion of women’s rights and prevailed over systemic sexism in the legal ranks to become one of America’s best-known jurists.

Ginsburg cast key votes in landmark rulings securing gender equality, expanding gay rights and safeguarding abortion rights.

Across the world, other women trailblazers from Ethiopia and India

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To save the season, NFL, NFLPA should agree to put all teams in hotels now

On Tuesday morning, with three weeks and 48 games of the 2020 NFL regular-season in the books, it looked like the NFL had cracked the COVID code. By Tuesday night, everything changed.

From the the outbreak of the virus in Tennessee to the images of maskless stupidity in Las Vegas, what had seemed to be a sure thing quickly became tenuous and uncertain. The constant drip of stray positives pushed

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Japan and South Korea near deal to resume business travel

TOKYO — Japan and South Korea look to agree as early as this week on reopening short-term and long-term business travel between the two countries, government sources from both sides say.

Short-term visitors will be able to skip the mandatory two-week quarantine upon entering the other country if they provide proof of a negative coronavirus test along with a trip itinerary. Those arriving for long-term stays, such as resident workers,

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South East Asia Adventure Trail

South East Asia Adventure Trail | Gap Year

South East Asia Adventure Trail


28 – 70 Days

Travel with us to the ancient Kingdoms of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam in Southeast Asia, famously popular destinations for gap year travellers and it isn’t hard to see why.
The countries provide a world of unimaginable beauty offering the perfect setting for an adventure

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Thousands of runners battle wind and rain for virtual race around the world

Tens of thousands of runners and walkers have taken part in a rain-sodden virtual London Marathon.

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The event, which was postponed from its usual spring date due to coronavirus, saw some 45,000 people complete their own 26.2-mile route around the UK and in more than 100 other countries worldwide.

Many UK runners battled heavy rain, winds and flood warnings, with participants able to take part

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NFL Willing to Put Teams in Hotels for Remainder of 2020 Season

CINCINNATI — The NFL is dealing with its’ first coronavirus outbreak. The league already moved Sunday’s Steelers-Titans game to Oct. 25 after 16 members of Tennessee’s organization—eight players and eight personnel staff tested positive for COVID-19. 

The issues continued on Saturday morning when Patriots’ star Cam Newton tested positive. The team was scheduled to fly to Kansas City on Saturday afternoon. 

Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu also tested positive

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Better Living through Time Travel

I recently took my oldest offspring to the airport for a flight to Los Angeles that marked her official journey into adulthood. A new college graduate (minus the COVID19-canceled graduation ceremony), she’s now settling into an apartment and independent life 3,000 miles from her childhood home. She couldn’t wait to leave. Given my KPI in parenting has always been to raise a strong, independent woman, I suppose I succeeded. But

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lessons from around the world

During the COVID-19 pandemic, arranging protests and political movements in the streets has proven challenging due to social distancing orders.

Campaigns around the world such as the #ClimateStrike movement initiated by Greta Thunberg have moved online through the use of social media. The movement has now turned into #ClimateStrikeOnline, where hundreds of social media posts pour in every week.

Artistic posters on Twitter and dance choreography on TikTok have helped

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NFL is willing to put teams in hotels for the rest of the season; will the NFLPA agree?

Events of recent days make it more and more clear that the best way (perhaps the only way) to get all 256 regular-season and 13 postseason games played this year will be to put all teams in hotels, immediately.

Per multiple sources, the NFL gladly would do that. The question is whether the NFL Players Association would agree to it.

As one source explained it to PFT, the NFLPA balked

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Rental car tips: How to find the best prices during covid-19

For many Americans, embarking on road trips has been a way to keep traveling during the pandemic. And if you’re not a car owner, now may be a good time to rent one.

According to data from, a car-rental comparison engine, road trip travel is up, but the travel industry as a whole is still hurting. As a result, rental car rates in the United States are down by

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DIA, Southwest Airlines try to calm travelers’ nerves ahead of holiday travel season amid COVID-19

Tom Starr, Southwest Airlines’ general manager at Denver International Airport, donned a surgical mask and safety vest Tuesday morning. Just after 10 a.m. he called for the attention of the corporate travel managers gathered around him. He was about to lead them on a tour from the check-in counter to a Southwest gate on the airport’s Concourse C with a focus on COVID-19 safety and cleaning efforts.

“My goal is

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A $100 billion Big Oil divestiture plan is coming

  • The largest oil and gas companies, including ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron and BP, are projected to sell a combined $100 billion in oil and gas assets around the world as they focus on top-performing regions, particularly the U.S. shale, according to a new analysis from consulting firm Rystad Energy.
  • Climate change and renewable energy investments are forces that these Big Oil firms need to respond to strategically, but their
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Report: NFL ‘Gladly’ Would Put Teams in Hotels for Rest of Season Amid COVID-19 | Bleacher Report

The NFL logo is seen on the field in U.S. Bank Stadium before an NFL football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Tennessee Titans, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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The NFL would “gladly” have players stay in hotels for the remainder of the season in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk.

In July, the NFL Players Association declined the option for players to stay in hotels from Thursday to Sunday each week, making it unlikely it would agree to full-time hotel stays for the remainder of the

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How to Use a Vibrator on Your Partner


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If you’re searching for ways to steam up you and your partner’s bedroom adventures, sex toys are a great place to start, but for beginners, the numerous tips for using vibrators can be overwhelmingly intimidating. Vibrators take on a whole new purpose when they go from single-person pleasure to a duo entanglement, and apart from the obvious places to use them, there’s a

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Two-thirds of Indiana’s hotels face closure

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — About two-thirds of Indiana’s hotels could be forced to close permanently in the coming months if Congress doesn’t provide more financial relief to the beleaguered hospitality industry that’s been hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, a national lobbying group says.


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The American Hotel & Lodging Association, estimates that nearly 700 of Indiana’s 1,042 hotels will permanently close within the next six months if they don’t obtain

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10 Security Tips to Protect Your Blogging Business From Cyber-Criminals

Security is a major concern on the Internet these days. Just like in real life, there are folks online whose main activity is to break into systems and cause harm.

As bloggers, we should always work on securing our blogs from hackers and spammers. While our website hosting company has a huge part to play in ensuring cyber security and constant availability of our blogs, we equally have a lot

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Searching for the Meaning of Travel at 11 Miles an Hour

Hilary, my wife, and I walked our bikes into downtown Svolvaer, Norway, in the late evening, looking for a spot to sit down and eat “lunch” out of our panniers before riding another 15 miles to the village of Henningsvaer. Svolvaer, population 4,700, is a small town similar in size to my 3,000-person hometown, but it’s backed on one side by 2,000-foot rocky peaks dropping straight into the ocean and

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