Month: July 2020

Twelve-year-old Forest, who lives at Australia Zoo in Queensland, is so lanky that a team from Guinness World Records had to create a specially made measuring pole and rig it next to a hay dispenser in the giraffe house to record his height. It took several months to capture the measurements, via images and video
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Delta Air Lines passenger planes are seen parked due to flight reductions made to slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Alabama, March 25, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters Delta Air Lines CEO on Thursday said more than 17,000 employees — close to a fifth of its staff — have chosen to
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Buy this deal now and book flexibly through 2021. Get ready to saddle up and hit the trail…literally. We’ve negotiated more than $150 in exclusive savings on 2-night getaways at this Old West-style dude ranch near the Grand Canyon’s western rim. You have the option to skip the summer crowds too, as these savings extend
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The journey of food from producers to geographically dispersed consumers relies on large, complex supply chains that, if disrupted, can impact food supplies and throw the global food system into a state of crisis. COVID-19 labour shortages, logistics interruptions, and supply and demand inconsistencies have significantly impacted production, distribution and inventory levels across the entire
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TOPLINE Dunkin’, McDonalds and Starbucks will close a combined 1,400 locations across the U.S.,  as the companies report major sales plunges amid the coronavirus crisis. Dunkin will close 800 stores across the U.S. by the end of 2020. Matt Stone/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald KEY FACTS Dunkin’ (née Donuts), which reported a 20% second-quarter revenue drop, will
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Inside the Gate Gourmet 110,000 square-feet facility near Dulles Int. Airport. Astrid Riecken | The Washington Post | Getty Images Three House Democrats on Wednesday slammed airline contractors that laid off more than 9,000 employees despite accepting millions in federal coronavirus aid. The lawmakers asked Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to stop aid to the companies
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A couple of things are guaranteed when it comes to summertime in Barcelona, the sun will be shining and the weather will be hot! This usually means that the beaches are super busy and hard to navigate. But fear not, as there is a solution. If you want to go swimming in Barcelona, without having
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©Photo Spirit/Shutterstock The US territory is keeping its borders closed due to the accelerating COVID-19 outbreak. It looks like The Bahamas won’t be the only popular Caribbean destination stopping U.S. travelers from visiting this summer. Puerto Rico, which reopened briefly on July 15, will remain closed to domestic and international tourism indefinitely following a recent
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A Mexican restaurant adapts to the Covid-19 lockdown. The owner hands an order to a customer outside … [+] the restaurant; they are both wearing gloves and masks. getty Restaurants contend with new problems on a daily basis. From customers refusing to wear masks, to workers having symptoms or testing positive after coming to work,
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The year before he became President Donald Trump’s chief of staff, Mark Meadows took nearly $40,000 worth of trips that were paid for by nonprofit groups and conservative advocacy organizations.  Meadows, who was chairman of the fiscally conservative House Freedom Caucus, and his wife, Debra, took expense-paid business trips last year to the Czech Republic,
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Gothenburg (Göteborg), is Sweden’s second biggest city. Visitors can explore the beautiful coastal city, magical islands and some of the best seafood in the world. Located on the west coast of Sweden, Gothenburg has a city pulse with nature on its doorstep.   Go cycling  Rent a bike and explore the city with brand new
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Yesterday, Senator Mitch McConnell proposed the HEALS Act, which includes the next round of coronavirus aid. But the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) claims it will not do enough, and continues seeking support and pushing for signatures on the RESTAURANTS Act. Bobby Stuckey, IRC leadership member and Master Sommelier / founder of Frasca Hospitality Group, in …
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Estate vineyards of Pecchenino, Dogliani Photo courtesy of Pecchenino I’ve had a love affair with Dolcetto for more than two decades. This variety produces medium-bodied, sometimes medium-full red wines that display juicy fruit flavors of black raspberry, cranberry and plum. Sounds delicious, right? Absolutely, so why isn’t Dolcetto more popular? Well, Dolcetto wines are meant
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