Coronavirus & China: More People around the World Don’t Trust Xi Jinping

China’s President Xi Jinping (right) and Kiribati’s President Taneti Maamau walk at a welcoming ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, January 6, 2020. (Jason Lee/Reuters)

Here in the United States, the discussion of coronavirus no longer focuses much on the origin of the virus, focusing instead on the outbreak in the White House, the president’s infection and ongoing recovery, the rate of cases, and the approval

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5 takeaways from the McSally, Kelly debate; What’s causing excess deaths in AZ beyond COVID-19?; Hotels opened, renovated in 2020

A look at some of today’s top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history. 

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6 Tips to Invest Like the Pros

Investing your money can help it grow, and you know that it’s important. But you may not know how it grows or what precautions to take to ensure it grows consistently and that worries you, so instead, your money just sits in cash, earning practically nothing.

You are not alone. In my experiences as a financial advisor, this was a major roadblock that prevented many of my clients from getting

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New Zealand’s Covid-19 response the best in the world, say global business leaders

New Zealand’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been the best in the world and is the country that gives business leaders the most confidence for future investment, according to a Bloomberg Media survey.



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New Zealand ranked strongly for political stability, the economic recovery, virus control and social resilience in Bloomberg’s market crisis management index, published on Thursday.

The index scores

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Keeping Pandemic Precautions in Mind During Group Outdoor Adventures

“This is the crux move, keep me tight,” Crista barked from 60 feet above us, as she prepared for the biggest risk of the route. Lead climbing (without the safety of a rope secured to an anchor above her), the next few moves—a slabby foothold and a crimpy handhold by her fingertips—would dictate a clean send or a big whip down of nearly 25 feet. These quick words were a

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BBC Studios Sells ‘A Perfect Planet’ in Several Key Territories

In today’s Global Bulletin, BBC Studios sells “A Perfect Planet” around the world, Channel 4 announces a World Mental Health Day musical special, “A Space in Time” finds U.K. distribution, ARRI relocates to new Munich headquarters and Evolution Mallorca releases full program details for its 2020 festival.

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BBC Studios has pre-sold its new natural history series “A Perfect Planet” in several major territories. The series will also

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Hotels.com Will Let You Live “Under a Rock” During Election Week

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From House Beautiful

Election news making you feel some type of way? Same. Between the 24-hour news cycle and flurry of one-sided social media posts, it’s a stressful time to have an opinion, let alone Internet access.

Couples therapist Steven Stosny coined the term “election stress disorder” after the 2016 election, as he wrote in the Washington Post: “For many people, continual alerts from news sources,

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European stocks near three-week high as U.S. stimulus talks lift global mood

(Reuters) – European stocks hit a near three-week high on Thursday as investors globally pinned hopes on more U.S. stimulus even as coronavirus cases surged across the continent.

FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, October 6, 2020. REUTERS/Staff

The pan-European STOXX 600 index .STOXX closed 0.8% higher after making hesitant gains in morning trading.

The German DAX .GDAXI

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Ava DuVernay Partners With Lenovo And The UN’s Girl Up To Spotlight Young Female Trailblazers Around The World

Oluwakemi Dauda, a 20-year-old University of Michigan student, isn’t easily satisfied. When she noticed that her high school was lacking teachers and resources, so much so that the ceiling

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Phoenix hotels that opened or got remodeled during COVID-19

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Though the COVID-19 pandemic made this a rough year for everyone in the hotel and tourism industry, some Arizona hotels and resorts have used the pause in travel as an opportunity.

Several new resorts and hotels opened for business in metro Phoenix in 2020. Others used their temporary closures to update rooms and amenities without disturbing guests.

The CDC still recommends against nonessential travel. However, that doesn’t mean you

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UK government launches taskforce to support travel industry’s recovery

The UK government’s Global Travel Taskforce will work to develop an operationalised approach for testing international arrivals.

A new Global Travel Taskforce to support the travel industry and the safe recovery of international travel has been launched by the UK government. 

The Department for Transport (DfT) and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have been working extensively with clinicians, health experts and the private testing sector on the

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Dallas Children’s Theater Announces MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT

Running at 70 minutes, with a limit of 25 families participating in each performance, MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT is perfect for ages 4-10.

Dallas Children's Theater Announces MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT

Dallas Children’s Theater is bringing its unique brand of family fun to the virtual world through a Zoom-centered production featuring Dallas clown artists Slappy and Monday. Dubbed the MY FARAWAY ADVENTURE KIT, families will purchase online access, receive their very own box filled with tools and clues

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The Photography Book Taking a Trip Around the World’s Most Charismatic Homes

Moshe Mayer’s striking modernist design for the Hôtel Ivoire in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.Photo courtesy of: Matthieu Salvaing

“With this book, I wanted to tell a story. The story of these incredible homes, their uniqueness, and their identity. Much like how a film brings to light, in certain angles, the soul of a place,” says Salvaing. “For example, with Villa Planchard, it seemed essential to me to showcase the strong

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This waterfront Miami Beach spot was just named one of the best hotels in America

The Condé Nast Traveler readers have spoken: A luxury Miami Beach hotel is one of the best hotels in the United States.

As part of its 2020 Readers Choice Awards, Condé Nast named the glamorous Faena Hotel Miami Beach to its Best Hotels in the United States list.

Condé Nast had a lot to say about Faena, which was no. 2 overall on the list.

“There’s a bit of an

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Starting an RV Business? Here are 6 Things You Need to Know

Businesses are slowly getting back on their feet and travel bans are slowly being lifted around the country. For many RV enthusiasts, this may be the right time to hit the road again. For others, it’s the perfect opportunity to start a business, monetize their motorhomes, and contribute to helping the tourism industry to bounce back.

An RV business is a good business if started and maintained correctly. Allowing other

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a dramatic walking adventure in the Scottish Highlands

Scotland is rich in wild histories. Ruins, relics and the stories behind them are found throughout its more isolated landscapes − forgotten, overlooked and often hidden by dint of sheer geographical remoteness.

There was one particular journey and historical narrative I had wanted to follow for years. The Jock’s Road pass involves a traverse through empty glens and across the tops of desolate, whale-back mountains. I would tramp it north

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Organizations And Celebrities Around The World Unite For Eyesight, And Read You Bedtime Stories

How we collect information about the world around us is most often tied to sight. Unlike other creatures, humans are heavily dependent on vision as our dominant sense. In fact, it’s estimated that 80% of learning done in childhood classrooms is visual – leaving those with poor vision at a disadvantage to peers. 

Unfortunately,

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Boyd Gaming to lay off hundreds at downtown Las Vegas hotels

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The coronavirus casino closure is ending, with cards to be dealt, dice to roll and slot jackpots to win starting Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. (June 4)

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LAS VEGAS – A decline in travel between Hawaii and southern Nevada has led U.S. casino company Boyd Gaming to cut almost 300 workers at two downtown hotels.

In letters to Nevada unemployment officials, Boyd revealed 284 employees

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Earn a two-month Southwest Companion Pass after taking just one flight



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The Southwest Companion Pass is unquestionably one of the most valuable perks in the travel world. After earning the pass, you can choose a companion to travel with you for just the cost of taxes and fees on

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Business Jet Usage Expected to Fully Rebound by Mid-2021

Honeywell’s 29th annual Global Business Aviation
Outlook forecasts up to 7,300 new business jet deliveries worth
$235 billion from 2021 to 2030, down 4% in deliveries from the
same 10-year forecast a year ago.

Despite the dip, 4 out of 5 business jet
operators in the survey indicate that purchase plans have not been
affected by the ongoing global COVID19 pandemic. Short-term
reductions in both deliveries and expenditures due to

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