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Hawaii sends its 4 electoral votes to Biden; Blangiardi, Roth win county mayoral races, Kahele takes Tulsi Gabbard's congressional seat, voter turnout slows results, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii ballot sorting ©2020 All Hawaii News Full Hawaii election results as of 1:13 a.m. HST  Wednesday. Hawaii Office of Elections.Hawaii picks Biden in race for the White House. As expected, Hawaii voted overwhelmingly to support Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in Tuesday’s general election. In results released about 11 p.m., Biden had secured about 65% of the vote. Hawaii News Now.Hawaii’s general election voter turnout was the best its been since 1998.  High-profile races ...
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Madras HC calls on The Online Rummy Federation in pleas against online gambling services

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday issued notice in two petitions seeking complete bans or directions against online gambling, including online rummy services. With increasing usage, online gambling, online rummy, and related services have faced a spate of challenges in the courts — these challenges are simply the latest.  In the first petition, filed by a Mohammad Rizvi, the court issued notice to Virat Kohli, BCCI chief and former cricketer Saurav Ganguly, as well as to T...
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virtual walking tours of new york city, hosted by ny times architecture critic michael kimmelman

During the pandemic shutdown, there were so many offers of interesting things to do online -- cooking, crafting, indoor exercise, art classes, author readings, and on and on. I didn't do any of it. I began piano lessons with Pianote, read books, took walks, and generally (although somewhat guiltily) enjoyed myself.One online series looked interesting to me, but I kept forgetting to do it. The New York Times posted walking tours of different areas of New York City, hosted by Michael Kimmelman. Ki...
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Fish & Lemonade, Manly

Fish & Lemonade is a new takeaway fish and chips shop located on Manly Wharf. It's not your average fish and chips shop although that is on the menu. They're most known for their fish sandwiches (grilled, battered or crumbed) on soft, crust-less white bread with crisp lettuce, pickles and sauce. There's also a range of market catch seafood and a whole lemonade menu devoted to infused lemonades!
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2020 Outdoor Lovers Gift Guide

Wondering what to get the wannabe traveler and outdoor lover for birthdays or holidays this year? I’ve put together a list of things I personally love – including books, winter gear and games, along with a few random products that I think would make great gifts. This year I’d recommend ordering early because of ongoing disruptions in the supply chain, uncertain demand and longer than normal shipping times. Keep in mind that this post does include some affiliate links. If you make a purchase vi...
Tags: Travel, Silk Road, Gift Guide, Australia, Canada, Britain, Everest, Cambodia, Vancouver, Vietnam, Alberta, KGB, BPA, Sharon, Valhalla, Sharon Wood


Vegan Sooji Halwa: Semolina Pudding

The Indian festive season has begun, and kitchens in most Indian households have been buzzing with activity. Mine is no different. I’ve spent the past few days planning and re-planning various menus. I remember a time, not too long ago, when Hubby Dear and I would throw lavish Diwali parties. We’d have an extensive menu... The post Vegan Sooji Halwa: Semolina Pudding appeared first on Hooked on Heat.
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Sooji Halwa: Semolina Pudding

The Indian festive season has begun, and kitchens in most Indian households have been buzzing with activity. Mine is no different. I’ve spent the past few days planning and re-planning various menus. I remember a time, not too long ago, when Hubby Dear and I would throw lavish Diwali parties. We’d have an extensive menu... The post Sooji Halwa: Semolina Pudding appeared first on Hooked on Heat.
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Oil rises 4% after Trump falsely claims victory in tight U.S. election | Reuters

Oil rises 4% after Trump falsely claims victory in tight U.S. election | Reuters Oil prices rose nearly 4% on Wednesday after President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory in a tight U.S. election with millions of votes still to be counted and after data showed a large decline in U.S. crude inventories.A victory by Trump is viewed as bullish for oil because of sanctions on Iran and his support for Saudi-led oil production cuts to support prices.A contested result and prolonged uncertainty is se...
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#SaudiArabia pledges more rights for foreign workers | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia pledges more rights for foreign workers | Financial Times Saudi Arabia is to allow 10m expatriate workers to change jobs and leave the country without their employers’ permission, as it seeks to modernise its controversial kafala system, diversify the oil-reliant economy and create more jobs for Saudi nationals.  Since the kingdom discovered oil in the 1930s, it has been reliant on foreign labour, from western engineers who helped found the hydrocarbons industry to millions of lo...
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A private jet company is offering $28,000 'weddings in the sky' as charter firms try to offset the loss of business travel

A Bombardier Challenger 850 private jet. Vladislav Sinelnikov/Shutterstock.com Private aircraft charter company Air Charter Service is offering a "Wedding in the Sky" experience for couples looking to tie the knot in the sky during the pandemic.  Starting at $18,000, the soon-to-be newlyweds can take flight for two hours in aircraft ranging from a 16-seat heavy jet to a six-seat light jet.  An unofficial officiant is also provided; though, the couple will have had to officially exchange th...
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#Dubai Aerospace posts 36% drop in profit for first nine months of 2020 | Aviation – Gulf News

Dubai Aerospace posts 36% drop in profit for first nine months of 2020 | Aviation – Gulf News Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) reported a 36 per cent fall in profit for the nine months ended September 30, 2020. Net income dropped to $167.3 million (Dh614.49 million) during the period, compared to $260.5 million (Dh956.82 million), a year earlier.Total revenue fell to $984.1 million (Dh3.6 billion) from about $1.1 billion (Dh4.4 billion) last year.“The third quarter of 2020 was characterized by e...
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Mideast Stocks: #Saudi bourse leads most Gulf markets higher | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Most Middle Eastern Markets ended higher on Wednesday mirroring gains in oil prices, after President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory in a tight U.S. election that proved far closer than polls had predicted.A victory by Trump is viewed as bullish for oil because of sanctions on Iran and his support for Saudi-led OPEC oil cuts to support prices.Brent crude was up by 1.02 cents, or 2.50%, at $40.73 by 1242 GMT.Saudi Arabia's benchmark index advanced 1.1%, boosted by a 2.9% rise in Samba Financ...
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Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner! | By Shep Hyken

This is a crazy idea, but hear me out. When I was a kid, we had home-cooked meals almost every night.
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Risk of COVID-19 exposure on planes 'virtually nonexistent' when masked, study shows

United Airlines says the risk of COVID-19 exposure onboard its aircraft is "virtually non-existent" after a new study finds that when masks are worn there is only a 0.003% chance particles from a passenger can enter the passenger's breathing space who is sitting beside them.
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#Dubai's DFSA enforcement action against private equity Al Masah upheld | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Dubai's DFSA enforcement action against private equity Al Masah upheld | ZAWYA MENA Edition The Financial Markets Tribunal (FMT), a specialist independent tribunal, has affirmed a decision by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to take enforcement action against two firms and three individuals for unauthorised financial services activities and making misleading and deceptive statements.The firms are Al Masah Capital Limited, a Cayman Islands registered company now in liquidation and Al...
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Israeli airlines are rushing to launch flights to Dubai by the end of the year as demand reportedly spikes

Israel and the United Arab Emirates will be connected by three Israeli airlines by 2021. KARIM SAHIB/AFP./Getty Three Israeli airlines are launching flights to the United Arab Emirates before the end of the year.  Airlines are reporting high demand that's encouraging a sooner than planned launch date for some flights. The first air link comes less than six months following a US-brokered peace deal that normalized relations between the UAE and Israel. Visit Business Insider's homepage for m...
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#SaudiArabia's IPO pipeline looks 'quite busy': CMA chairman | Reuters

Saudi Arabia's IPO pipeline looks 'quite busy': CMA chairman | Reuters Since Aramco’s record listing last year, Saudi Arabia has seen a big increase in the number of companies looking to make their stock market debut in the kingdom, according to the head of the Capital Market Authority (CMA).There are currently 15 applications for new listings in the Saudi stock market, the region’s largest bourse, CMA chairman Mohammed bin Abdullah Elkuwaiz said.“It looks quite busy over the upcoming period,” h...
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#AbuDhabi’s Wealth Fund Invests in SoftBank-Backed Tech Startup - Bloomberg

Abu Dhabi’s Wealth Fund Invests in SoftBank-Backed Tech Startup - Bloomberg Mubadala Investment Co. led a $700 million funding round for a technology startup backed by SoftBank Group Corp., as the Abu Dhabi wealth fund diversifies its portfolio away from oil.The fund said on Wednesday it invested in Reef Technology Inc., a startup that manages hubs in parking lots used for food delivery and other services such as Covid-19 testing. It was joined by SoftBank Vision Fund, Oaktree, UBS AM and Target...
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Hospitality Unsettled Podcast: Health, Hospitality and Peek Performance

"My perspective on health has changed significantly, from these two siloed approaches of diet and exercise to broadening out to a more network view of health and the interrelationships going on within us."
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Facebook and Instagram notifications warn U.S. users there’s no winner yet in Presidential Election

Facebook and Instagram are running notifications in their respective apps informing U.S. users that the winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election has not yet been determined. In large pop-ups appearing at the top of the Facebook and Instagram News Feeds, the notification states that “Votes Are Being Counted” and directs users to other in-app election resources. Both apps are using the same language for their respective notifications: “The winner of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election h...
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how to move to canada

 How to Move to Canada1. Go here: Citizenship and Immigration Canada.2. Read everything that might apply to you. Find out if you qualify, and what will be required if you do.3. Trust no other source. The process changes significantly in a short period of time. Anyone who emigrated at any other time will have outdated information. Many people think they know how immigration works. Don't take a chance. Go to the only source that is correct and up-to-date. [Author: laura k]
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Aveine’s Smart Wine Aerator is a huge upgrade for wine lovers – and could create some new ones, too

You might have very good reason to be on a wine kick right now – along with plenty of the rest of the country – so it’s perhaps timely to take a look at the Aveine Smart Aerator, a gadget from a French startup that offers variable, instant aeration and a connected app platform for determining just the right amount of aeration that any particular wine you happen to be drinking requires. The Aveine Smart Wine Aerator is premium-priced, but you might be surprised at just how much of a difference it...
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Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu to allow theatres to reopen with restrictions: Reports

Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu will both allow film theatres to reopen after months of being shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the states announced separately, per reports in The Hindu and Mint. Theatres in Maharashtra can open starting Wednesday and in Tamil Nadu starting from November 10. Bollywood and Kollywood are some of India’s largest film industries, and theatres reopening in their home turf is a significant development, as COVID-19 cases in both states remain high, and dozens of daily deat...
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India, United Kingdom to work together on 5G, telecommunications

India and the United Kingdom will work together in the fields of telecommunications, specifically 5G. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Communications and UK’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS). The UK is the latest country to join hands with India as part of a global “anti-China” alliance of sorts to check the expansion of Chinese telecom companies such as Huawei and ZTE in the global 5G...
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#Kuwait’s $124 Billion Pension Fund Had Record First-Half Profit - Bloomberg

Kuwait’s $124 Billion Pension Fund Had Record First-Half Profit - Bloomberg Kuwait’s $124 billion pension fund racked up a record profit in the first half, continuing a turnaround for an institution previously marred by a corruption scandal.The Public Institution for Social Security, which owns a quarter of U.S. private equity firm Stone Point Capital LLC, said profit rose 362% to $12.1 billion in the first half. It surged 611% to $4.7 billion in the second quarter, reflecting the “governance an...
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#Dubai Watchdog Stiffens Oversight After Private Equity Fiascoes - Bloomberg

Dubai Watchdog Stiffens Oversight After Private Equity Fiascoes - Bloomberg Dubai’s financial regulator has been stepping up scrutiny of firms to avoid a repeat of two high-profile failures in the emirate’s private equity industry, Abraaj and Al Masah Capital Ltd.“Through our supervision work, we look to probe firms more than perhaps we did, say, less than 10 years ago,” said Peter Smith, managing director and head of strategy, policy and risk at the Dubai Financial Services Authority.The privat...
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#Israel's Oil Refineries moves to third-quarter loss, signs supply deal | Reuters

Israel's Oil Refineries moves to third-quarter loss, signs supply deal | Reuters Israel's Oil Refineries (ORL) ORL.TA swung to a loss in the third quarter, hit by the coronavirus pandemic, and said it had signed a fuel supply deal with a customer outside of Israel.ORL, Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, said on Wednesday it lost $50 million in the July-September period compared with a $7 million profit a year earlier. Revenue dipped 39% to $990 million.Its adjusted refining marg...
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European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close

European, Middle Eastern & African Stocks - Bloomberg #UAE #Kuwait #Israel #SaudiArabia #Qatar close [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
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