A startup offering to take tourists to space in a ship lifted by an enormous balloon is selling tickets for $125,000 a ride

Spaceship Neptune. Space Perspective Space Perspective is building a balloon that will shuttle tourists to the "edge of space." Tickets for the luxury six-hour round trip journey start at $125,000. The Spaceship Neptune will bring tourists above 99% of Earth's atmosphere. See more stories on Insider's business page. Forget airplanes, cruises, and hotels. Space Perspective wants to take you on a $125,000 luxury trip to the "edge of space," according to the company. Spacesh...
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A diner in New Hampshire spent $37.93 on bar food, then left a $16,000 tip

A customer sitting at an outdoor bar in New Hampshire ordered fried pickles, chili dogs, and cocktails for a total of $37.93. He then tipped the staff $16,000. "Don't spend it all in one place," he joked. At first the owner of Stumble Inn Bar and Grill thought it was joke. — Read the rest
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Where Dolphins stack up in metric site's ranking of players by position. And Fins buzz

Popular web site Pro Football Focus has been identifying the top 32 players at every position this offseason. Here's where several Dolphins were ranked: ▪ PFF ranks Will Fuller as ... Click to Continue »
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As COVID Restrictions Are Lifted, Hollywood Insiders Pick Their Favorite Restaurants

As New York and Los Angeles reopen and people are dining out, Variety asked industry insiders to recommend their favorite restaurants. Bon appétit! 1. Steven Canals, Co-creator, “Pose” Providence (5955 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles)  “I just love a tasting menu, and chef Michael Cimarusti is a superb chef. He really cares about the ingredients that […]
Tags: Food, New York, News, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, People News, Variety, George Takei, Our Town, Steven Canals, Michael Cimarusti, Steven Canals Co

SB Projects President Allison Kaye on Why Scooter Braun Has Felt ‘Misunderstood’ and Signing ‘Superstar’ The Kid Laroi

As an instrumental part of Scooter Braun’s SB Projects since its founding in 2007, Allison Kaye has helped to shape the careers of superstars like Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande — and has been by Braun’s side through all the ups and downs of the ever-evolving music industry. Now president of SB Projects and a […]
Tags: News, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Braun, Scooter Braun, Allison Kaye, The Kid Laroi

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Alums Will Recreate Classic ‘Brady Bunch’ Episode for Paramount Plus

One of the great camp classics of 1970s television is getting a drag makeover. “RuPaul’s Drag Race” producer World of Wonder is mounting “Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch,” in which the original stars of the iconic TV series “The Brady Bunch” will recreate a beloved episode of the show alongside several “Drag Race” alumni. […]
Tags: News, Rupaul's Drag Race, Rupaul, The Brady Bunch, World Of Wonder, Paramount Plus

Highland Film Unveils Pre-Cannes Tease of Bruce Willis-Starring ‘Gasoline Alley’ (EXCLUSIVE)

International distributors will get a first look at action thriller “Gasoline Alley” at the upcoming Cannes Market. The film, which stars Bruce Willis, Luke Wilson and Devon Sawa, is represented by Highland Film Group. The project was first announced at the European Film Market in Berlin, around the time that it was moving into production. […]
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Learn Kanji, one character a day, with this daily practice pad

The Beginning Japanese Kanji Language Practice Pad looks like a daily calendar. On each tear-off page is a different Japanese kanji character, along with its definition, pronunciation, sample use, stroke order, and space to practice writing it. I use it to supplement my daily WaniKani practice. — Read the rest
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Meet the millennial dubbed the leader of 'hipster antitrust' who got appointed to police Big Tech largely off just one scholarly paper inspired by a trip to the grocery store

Lina Khan speaks during an April Senate meeting. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images FTC chair Lina Khan is a graduate of Yale Law School and the author of "Amazon's Antitrust Paradox." Her paper and other government work have cemented her as a vocal critic of Big Tech. Khan helped the House investigate Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook over online competition. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lina Khan has been one of Big Tech's biggest critics - and she just too...
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Cannes Un Certain Regard Film ‘Moneyboys’ Drops First Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

“Moneyboys,” the China-set first feature from up-and-coming helmer C.B. Yi, dropped its first trailer Wednesday. It will play at Cannes as an official selection in the Un Certain Regard section. (Watch the exclusive trailer above.) Chinese-Austrian director, screenwriter and producer C.B. Yi immigrated to Austria at age 13 and went on to study at the […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Austria, Festivals, Cannes, Yi, Un Certain Regard, Totem Films, 2021 Cannes Film Festival, C.B. Yi, Moneyboys

Parents Are Already Budgeting For New Child Tax Payments

Millions of parents will soon receive monthly payments worth as much as $300 per child. It's already going a long way.
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‘I May Destroy You,’ ‘Crip Camp’ Among Next Batch of 2021 Peabody Award Winners

HBO’s “I May Destroy You” and Netflix’s “Crip Camp” are among the next batch of this year’s Peabody Award winners, which continue to be announced throughout the week. Variety also has a first look at actor Selma Blair presenting the honor to “Crip Camp”; scroll down to watch. Peabody is slowly announcing all 30 of […]
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Blue Fox Entertainment Snags International Rights to Mark Duplass and Natalie Morales’ ‘Language Lessons’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Mark Duplass and Natalie Morales are taking their “Language Lessons” around the world. Blue Fox Entertainment has acquired the international rights to the pair’s secret pandemic film. News of the acquisition comes only a few months after “Language Lessons” made an eye-catching debut at the Berlin Festival and won an Audience Award at the SXSW […]
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Isle of Man: Extension Of Economic Substance Requirements To Partnerships And Limited Liability Companies - Appleby

The Income Tax (Substance Requirements) Order 2021 was approved by Tynwald on 16 June 2021. This Order extends the scope of the economic substance rules in Part 6A of the Income Tax Act 1970...
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Critical Role Releases ‘Legend of Vox Machina’ Series Character Art First Look, Designed by Phil Bourassa

Critical Role gave fans a first look at the character art for upcoming Amazon original animated series “The Legend of Vox Machina,” created by Emmy-winning artist, animator and designer Phil Bourassa. CR is producing “The Legend of Vox Machina,” based on the popular role-playing collective’s first campaign. In 2019 Amazon Prime Video ordered a total […]
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Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border with a group of House Republicans next week, per report

Former President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, June 23, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border next Wednesday with a group of House Republicans. The former president's trip comes amid GOP attacks on the Biden administration over its border policies. Trump made immigration a central issue of his campaign and administration. See more ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Republicans, Congress, Mexico, White House, Politico, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Gop, House, New Jersey

United States: Cross-Border Realities (Video) - Mayer Brown

In this week's episode, Mayer Brown partners Matt Kluchenek and Glen Kopp examine some of the tools that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)...
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United States: Cal/OSHA Finally Enacts Revised Emergency Temporary Standards - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

On June 17, 2021, the Cal/OSHA Standards Board voted to adopt revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS), and Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order allowing the revised ETS to go into effect immediately.
Tags: News, United States, Gavin Newsom, Hampton, ETS, Cal OSHA, Mullin Richter, OSHA Standards Board

United States: Expiration Of Philadelphia Public Health Emergency Leave Law - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On June 15, 2021, Governor Tom Wolf's administration certified the results of the May 2021 municipal primary election, and thereby formalized the approval of an amendment to the Constitution...
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Pope Francis Meets ‘Super-hero’ In Spider-Man Costume At Vatican

Matteo Villardita, who wears the webslinger outfit to visit kids in hospitals, also gave the Pontiff a spare mask.
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Russian forces confront British warship in Black Sea military encounter

A British naval warship became embroiled in a confrontation with Russian forces off the coast of the disputed territory of Crimea on Wednesday.
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United States: Arizona's New Law Affords Second Chances To Arizonans With Criminal Convictions - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On April 1, 2021, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law House Bill (H.B.) 2067, which amends Arizona Revised Statute (A.R.S.) Section 13-905...
Tags: News, United States, Arizona, Stewart, Doug Ducey, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak

Christian Eriksen: Denmark provides feel good story of Euro 2020 with unlikely qualification for knockout stages

In the space of just nine days, Copenhagen's Parken Stadium played host to Euro 2020's worst moment and then its best.
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Supreme Court Upholds High Schooler’s Right To Send Expletive-Filled Snapchat

In "Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.," SCOTUS set limits on what speech schools can — and can't — regulate online.
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Canada: La Fête nationale et la Fête du Canada : quelles obligations ont les employeurs? - Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

L'approche de la période estivale rime avec l'arrivée des vacances annuelles, mais aussi l'enchaînement de deux jours fériés en l'espace de 8 jours. La Fête nationale...
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Biden to speak about gun violence as US crime surges

President Biden will announce a comprehensive strategy on violent crime prevention — with a particular emphasis on gun crimes — amid a nationwide spike in violent crime. Follow here for the latest.
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United States: US Executive Branch Update – June 18, 2021 - Squire Patton Boggs LLP

This report provides a snapshot of the US Executive Branch priorities via daily schedules and the prior day's press releases.
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Canada: Keeping Up With CASL — Is Your Organization Compliant? - MLT Aikins LLP

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is widely regarded as the strictest and most demanding anti-spam legislation in the world.
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Videos show a herd of cows stampeding through Los Angeles as people try to lasso them after they broke free from a nearby slaughterhouse

Even cattle embryos have been found to be securities. Getty Images 40 cows raced through Pico Rivera streets after they escaped from a nearby slaughterhouse. One cow was shot, while another trampled a Los Angeles resident. Several residents captured the scene on video as police attempted to wrangle the wily cows. See more stories on Insider's business page. 40 cows raced through a Los Angeles neighborhood on Tuesday night.One cow trampled a Pico Rivera resident, sending him to the hosp...
Tags: News, California, La, Nbc News, Los Angeles, Trends, Indiana, Retail, Cows, Meat Industry, KABC, San Jose California, Beverly Road, Pico Rivera, NBC Los Angeles, LASD

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