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    Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus, party officials said Wednesday, signaling a move to a convention that essentially has become entirely virtual. It is the latest example of the pandemic’s sweeping effects on the 2020 presidential election and the latest blow to...
    Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will travel to Taiwan in coming days to discuss the global response to the coronavirus pandemic, the highest level visit by a US official to the country in more than 40 years. Azar will lead a delegation with the aim of strengthening ties between the US and Taiwan...
    (CBS NEWS) – Former Vice President Joe Biden no longer plans to travel to Milwaukee to formally accept his party’s nomination for president and will instead do so from his home state of Delaware, the Democratic National Convention announced Wednesday. Read more at CBS News.
    By Bill Barrow | Associated Press Joe Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept the Democratic presidential nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus, party officials said Wednesday, signaling a move to a convention that essentially has become entirely virtual. It is the latest example of the pandemic’s sweeping effects on the 2020 presidential...
    Tech giant Google has been accused of squeezing out rival search engines due to fears that it would “lose relevance” based on recently released internal emails. The Telegraph reports that tech giant Google alleged forced out rival search engines due to fears that it would “lose relevance” according to leaked internal emails. Messages between company executives...
    39% of younger millennials say the Covid-19 recession has them moving back home Infiniti Gearing Up to Launch QX55 SUV This Fall Traveling this summer? These 12 things will keep you safe and comfortable © Getty Images Traveling this summer? These 12 things will keep you safe and comfortable — Recommendations are independently chosen by...
    2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden will no longer be traveling to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to accept the Democratic nomination. Biden was originally scheduled to accept the nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, but will now be giving a speech from his home state of Delaware due to concerns of coronavirus. According to CNN, this...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday that he would implement checkpoints throughout the five boroughs to enforce the state travel advisory for people visiting from coronavirus hot spots. "The checkpoints are going to send a very powerful message that this quarantine is serious. Even if we can't reach every single person,...
    Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the third day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 27, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Getty Images WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden and the rest of the speakers scheduled to take the stage at the Democratic National Convention later this month will not travel...
    Pleasure Pier in Texas. Kimberly Brotherman / Getty Boardwalks across the US have become popular travel destinations.  Coney Island in Brooklyn and Santa Monica Pier in California have become famous for their amusement parks.  Smaller boardwalks like the Miami Beach Boardwalk in Florida and the Sandwich boardwalk in Massachusetts offer scenic views of...
    Zoom In IconArrows pointing outwards Reliably clean hotels and airplane cabins or a proven Covid-19 vaccine would be enough to make about half of Americans comfortable enough to travel again. Most of them would vacation within U.S. borders, meanwhile, and stick to hotels and resorts for lodging. That's according to a recent survey of 4,300...
    Alaska Airlines announced its intention to crack down on its mask mandate, requiring all travelers ages two and up to wear a mask or face covering at both the airport and on the aircraft, with “no exceptions.” While Alaska Airlines issued a mask mandate in May and acknowledged that the “overwhelming majority of guests have...
    STORRS, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to do so because of the coronavirus pandemic. Other schools had taken the Huskies off their schedules, and the governor was reluctant to allow UConn to travel to states with high infection rates. “After receiving guidance from state and...
    DEVELOPING ...  Joe Biden is no longer planning to travel to the Democratic convention site of Milwaukee to accept the party's presidential nomination, citing coronavirus concerns. Convention organizers said in a statement Wednesday that Biden will instead accept the Democratic nomination from his home state of Delaware, and other speakers also will not go to Milwaukee....
    (CNN)Joe Biden is no longer expected to accept the Democratic presidential nomination in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, during the Democratic National Convention, three officials confirmed to CNN.One of the officials told CNN the decision was announced internally Wednesday morning. Another official said Biden will accept nomination in Delaware.A Biden campaign spokesman declined to comment.This story is breaking...
    Kids less likely to die from coronavirus, but schools could become hot spots for spread DoorDash launches new digital convenience store channel as delivery wars heat up UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus STORRS, Conn. (AP) UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to do...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) speaks at a press conference about COVID-19.Michael Brochstein | Barcroft Media | Getty Images New York City is setting up quarantine checkpoints at "key entry points" along the main bridges and tunnels to the city to screen travelers coming from more than 30 states with bad coronavirus...
    Judicial Watch wants to know where Hunter Biden has been. The conservative watchdog group announced on Tuesday that it filed a lawsuit with the Department of Homeland Security seeking Biden’s international and domestic travel records during the time that he was under Secret Service protection. The lawsuit comes after Judicial Watch filed a...
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Oman will on Saturday lift a domestic ban on travel between governorates, imposed on Jul. 25 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus during the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, the state news agency ONA said on Wednesday. From Saturday it will also reduce its curfew for a week to the period...
    International travel bans can be three times as effective at controlling the spread of coronavirus than quarantining incoming travellers, a study suggests.    US, UK and Canadian researchers found crude blanket bans were easier to enforce, despite being unpopular and economically damaging. Asking arrivals to self-isolate, however, is hard to police and would inevitably lead to...
    LONDON (AP) — Officials in Scotland ordered bars, cafes and restaurants in the city of Aberdeen to close Wednesday, re-imposing lockdown restrictions after a “cluster” of coronavirus infections was reported in the area. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said 54 cases were reported and more than 20 pubs and restaurants were involved. The cases have...
    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will fly to Beirut on Thursday and will meet the country's political figures, after a blast ravaged the Lebanese capital, his office said. Macron, who spoken to Lebanese President Michel Aoun shortly after the blast, has already ordered French emergency assistance be sent to Lebanon, a country with...
    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron is to travel to Lebanon on Thursday to offer support after massive explosion. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    BRITISH families are cancelling their holidays to Cyprus despite being welcomed back this month - as the entry restrictions are too complicated. Currently, UK travellers must have a negative coronavirus test up to 72 hours before travelling. 2Brits are cancelling their holidays to Cyprus due to the confusing entry restrictionsCredit: AFP or licensors However, the...
    GREECE has reported the highest number of new coronavirus infections in weeks, with 121 new cases. Yet Brits are still heading for a Greek holiday, as easyJet claims flights are soaring to the country after the Spain travel ban. 2Cases of coronavirus are continuing to climb in Greece - yet Brits are still heading to...
    This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. For the past few months during this coronavirus pandemic, my only mode of travel has been through my television. Once stay-at-home orders pulled the curtain on my real-life travel plans, I ended up spending more time on my couch than ever before — and it shows if you scroll...
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese holidaymakers should refrain from domestic travel and regional governments should act independently to contain a resurgence of coronavirus infections, the country's top doctors' association said on Wednesday. Japan Medical Association president Toshio Nakagawa cautioned against travelling around the country as the Obon holiday season begins and said regional governments should decide...
    RYANAIR is offering cheap flights to Europe in their latest flash sale, with tickets to Greece for less than £15. The low-cost airline has slashed prices for more than 400,000 seats by 30 per cent when travelling next month. 2Ryanair's flash sale includes flights to Italy, France and Germany for under £10Credit: Alamy You have...
    Elon Musk’s SpaceX took one small ‘hop’ closer towards the surface of Mars on Tuesday after completing the first successful launch and landing of its Starship rocket. Dubbed the SN5, the potentially revolutionary prototype performed an almost 500-foot leap above SpaceX’s development facility in Boco Chica, Texas, at 5pm local time. The nine-story large metallic...
    A federal grand jury has added a further four charges to former prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck's rap sheet.  The four additional counts include a charge alleging that Buck knowingly enticed 26-year-old Gemmel Moore to travel to the Los Angeles area to engage in prostitution. He is also alleged to have provided crystal meth to Moore,...
    LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- A Los Angeles federal grand jury returned an updated indictment Tuesday charging Democratic donor Ed Buck with four additional felonies, including allegations that he enticed victims -- including a man who died at his West Hollywood apartment -- to travel interstate to engage in prostitution.Buck, 65, was arrested in September after...
    NEARLY three million British travel and ­tourism jobs are on the verge of disappearing — while the economy is close to losing £142billion from the sector. The dire warning comes from the World Travel & Tourism Council, which says its fears of a “worst case scenario” for the UK are being realised due to barriers...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A federal grand jury Tuesday returned an indictment charging former prominent Democratic donor Ed Buck with four additional felonies. The four additional counts include one count alleging that Buck knowingly enticed 26-year-old Gemmel Moore to travel to the Los Angeles area to engage in prostitution and that he further allegedly provided...
    Lynx-Liberty Preview 24 Emoji Pumpkin Carving and Painting Ideas Thatll Make Your Porch Halloween-Ready Virgin Australia to Cut Third of Staff Under Bain Ownership (Bloomberg) -- Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd. will cut a third of its workforce under the ownership of Bain Capital as the buyout firm attempts to resurrect the airline during the...
    New York (CNN Business)Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy in the United States as the global airline industry reels from the coronavirus pandemic. The company, which is based in the United Kingdom, filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in New York on Tuesday. Virgin Atlantic hasn't been immune from the airline industry's pandemic problems. In...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Massachusetts plans to take Rhode Island off the Department of Public Health’s lower-risk state list for the new coronavirus travel order. Starting Friday, anyone who comes into Massachusetts from Rhode Island will need to fill out a travel form, and quarantine for 14 days or provide a negative COVID-19 test from the...
    Defending champion Rafael Nadal will not play in the US Open due to concerns over the coronavirus. The world number two had long since cast doubt over whether he would travel to New York for a grand slam that will get under way behind closed doors on Aug. 31. Nadal on Tuesday confirmed he is...
    Reigning champion Rafael Nadal shocked the US Open by declaring that he will not defend his title in New York this month. His announcement came just hours after the clay court Madrid Open - to which he had committed - announced that it was not going ahead in September due to the rising number of...
    When it comes to summer travel, 13 out of 27 epidemiologists recently surveyed wouldn’t do it all. Even if they did pack their bags, most would avoid Florida and Texas, which have recently emerged as COVID-19 hot spots. As for social activities, hitting up bars ranks up there with spending time in jail. Churches, theaters...
    Dangerous winds toppling trees and power lines brought to the region by Tropical Storm Isaias has forced the Long Island Railroad to suspend service due to the hazardous conditions that left tens of thousands in the dark without power. The MTA announced that LIRR lines on Long Island are currently suspended as of approximately 2:30 p.m....
    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Tuesday announced a fresh delay to the full reopening of bars, putting off a move to the final stage out of lockdown by three weeks while also tightening travel restrictions after new COVID-19 infections more than doubled in a week. "I know that this will come as a blow to...
    Chicago's growing travel order is making it difficult to plan summer vacations, even to neighboring states.RELATED: Chicago quarantine: Puerto Rico added to COVID-19 travel orderCindy Richards from the Traveling Mom blog recommends finding a place that allows the family to return home the same day and sleep in their own beds."I think this is the...
    CHICAGO (CBS) —  Wisconsin is one of the states on Chicago’s quarantine list. It means people travelling from that state need to quarantine for 14 days. Still, popular vacation spots such as Lake Geneva are still getting visitors from the Chicago area. One shopkeeper said her business is down about 20% this summer, while a restaurant...
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has agreed to lift its warning against travelling Turkey to four provinces with low rates of coronavirus infection as part of a deal to help larger-scale travel between the two countries resume, the German government said. The German foreign ministry said it was dropping warnings against travel to Antalya, Izmir, Aydin...
    Booking.com is laying off a quarter of its workforce — more than 4,000 people — with the global pandemic snuffing out travel. Layoffs will begin next month and run through the end of the year, according to parent company Booking Holdings Inc. Booking Holdings, based in Norwalk, Connecticut, also owns the restaurant reservation company...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA has issued a travel advisory as weather conditions worsen. Some of the key changes include no trolley service between Sharon Hill and MacDade Boulevard because of high water. Bus service is running instead. Trolley service has also be impacted due to Tuesday’s weather. Routes 10, 11, 13, 34 and 36 in...
    SPANISH holidays are off the menu for now after the government put the country back on the travel ban list. The cabinet took Spain off their quarantine rules over another coronavirus outbreak and later extended it to the country's islands. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates 5The FCO is...