Officials plead, but take no further action to prevent Labor Day gatherings, COVID counting system falters again, hundreds testify against vaccines, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Why Are Data Glitches Continually Skewing Hawaii’s Covid-19 Numbers? The state’s tracking system is like a complex information highway, moving data from many labs to a central reporting point. But some say there are too many traffic jams. Civil Beat.Governor pleads with residents to avoid Labor Day gatherings, crowds. The governor is pleading with residents to avoid gatherings over the Labor Day weekend, saying Hawaii is facing a “worst-case scenario” because of the COVID surge. KHON2. Coas...
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Paris After Sunset

  Paris after sunset. Walking from one end of Paris to the other, or walking from my daughter's apartment in the 10th by Saint Martin Canal to our apartment in the 14th by Montparnasse it is about a five mile walk      unless you do what I do which is weaving, mingling, poking in and out of courtyards and favorite spots then the time and miles can make sunset sunrise.                         [Author: French la Vie]
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Tech Tip: Fix Blotter for Mac

One of my favorite small utilities for my Mac is Blotter, by Delaware-based Wireload. It’s delightfully simple and elegant, putting your calendar and reminders on your Desktop. Unfortunately, it also stopped working a few MacOS versions ago, and the app hasn’t been updated since October 2019. Not surprisingly, the Apple App Store reviews have become universally bad as a result. Wireload’s support forum is pretty much full of complaints from others who are disappointed Blotter sto...
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14 cabins, yurts, A-frames, and other unique Hudson Valley Airbnbs we're eyeing for a fall getaway

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Airbnb New York's Hudson Valley is an easy city escape to enjoy nature, quaint towns, and charming shops. We found Hudson Valley cabins, cottages, and barns in Beacon, Hudson, Rhinebeck, and other towns. All Hudson Valley Airbnbs are highly-rated with top-notch amenities and start under $450 per night. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While ideal in every season, New York's Hudson Valley is ...
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This road trip will take you to Switzerland’s most beautiful UNESCO sites

While Switzerland is known for its majestic mountainous landscapes, the country’s natural assets are not the only attractions worth checking out. From the streets of Berne’s Old City to the modern architectural work of Le Corbusier, Switzerland is home to 12 UNESCO-listed sites that are as magnificent as they are diverse. And the best way to see them is on a road trip. The Switzerland road trip itinerary below covers eight of the 12 UNESCO sites and takes you to each corner of the country. You’...
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Gin Lane Cocktail Drive Thru

We need cocktails now more than ever and Gin Lane in Chippendale offers ready made cocktails either delivered or picked up using their Gin Bar "drive thru". There are a range of cocktails available from classics to signatures. Perfect for Father's Day or just a Friday or Saturday night!
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Oil slips as weak U.S. jobs report gives 'reality check' | Reuters

Oil slips as weak U.S. jobs report gives 'reality check' | Reuters Oil prices fell on Friday after a weaker than expected U.S. jobs report indicated a patchy economic recovery that could mean slower fuel demand during a resurgent pandemic.Losses were capped by concerns that U.S. supply would remain limited in the wake of Hurricane Ida, which cut production from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Brent crude futures settled lower by 42 cents, or 0.58%, at $72.61 a barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI...
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Vaccination against the Delta variant: the newest COVID-19 research

The Delta variant has upended the decline in COVID-19 numbers, but the most recent scientific reports indicate vaccination continues to be dramatically effective against it. The disease is changing with new variants, and the science is changing as more and more researchers report data reflecting the new dominance of the Delta variant. We reviewed the latest scientific studies, which reflect the presence of Delta. The general conclusions are: ❶ Delta is more capable of overcoming vaccinatio...
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The best hotels in Arizona where you can sleep on the Grand Canyon rim, dip into hot springs, and ride horses

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor Arizona has mountains, forests, the cactus-laden Sonoran Desert, and the majestic Grand Canyon. There is a wide range of hotels, with indulgent resorts, chic urban spots, and southwestern inns. We compiled a list of top-rated Arizona hotels ranging from $122 to $1400 per night to start. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky You might conjure images of a dusty desert speckled with prickly ca...
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Watch: This TikToker found a fossil worth $15,000 in Wyoming

oOne trip to Wyoming, and you’re on your way to becoming a paleontologist. The American Fossil dig in Kemmerer, Wyoming, is an open section of the South Dempsey Quarry and is the only place in the world that allows you to dig and keep every fossil you find. The South Dempsey Quarry is located in the Green River Formation, which is in present-day Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, according to the University of California, Berkeley’s Museum of Paleontology. The top layer of rock in this quarry co...
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You can rent Chip and Joanna Gaines’ new Texas cottage on Airbnb

“Fixer Upper” couple , Chip and Joanna Gaines have opened the doors to their news quiet, charming cottage, dubbed Hillcrest Cottage, so you can rent it on Airbnb. Hillcrest Cottage is owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines and was renovated and designed by the celebrity couple. The cottage is located in Waco, Texas, on Hillcrest Estate, and was once the carriage house for the estate. This cottage has one bedroom, one bath, an office nook, and a private back patio. Hillcrest Cottage offers an open l...
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An African airline just started flying regularly between New York and Baltimore using one of Airbus' newest jets, but most Americans can't book a seat on it

Air Senegal Airbus A330-900neo Davide Calabresi/Shutterstock Air Senegal has launched service between its country's capital of Dakar to Baltimore in the US. The airline will run the route with a layover in New York in each direction, but most Americans cannot purchase tickets for the domestic flight. One of Airbus' newest wide-body jets, the A330-900neo, will operate the route. See more stories on Insider's business page. African airline Air Senegal launched flights from Dakar ...
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Everybody’s favorite Swedish band is back with a huge concert in London

ABBA , the most famous Swedish band in the world, is back. After 40 years of absence, ABBA released the first two songs of their new album, “Voyage,” yesterday on YouTube. The songs, “I Still Have Faith in You” and “Don’t Shut me Down,” have garnered more than 5.3 million views and 2.3 million views, respectively, in less than 24 hours. ABBA’s new album will have 10 brand new songs and will be released on November 5. ABBA’s last album, “The Visitors,” came out in 1981. ABBA is the acronym...
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British Airways hits back over ‘Gatwick failure’ jibes about its lower-cost subsidiary

‘The new airline will be British Airways branded,’ says BA, quashing speculation that it could be a budget carrier
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The UK government has given a masterclass in how to destroy a tourism industry

The Man Who Pays His Way: Our Covid case rates are way above the vast majority of European countries, yet the UK regards even vaccinated travellers from ‘green list’ countries with suspicion.
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Lago di Braies: A Gorgeous Lake in the Dolomites

Lago di Braies, also known as the Prager Wildsee, is a picture of calm in a hectic world.
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1 in 3 Americans deterred by restaurant mask mandates. Here’s where it’s already required.

As the Delta variant sweeps across the US, many cities and states are questioning their previous decision to relax COVID-19 restrictions. And with a vaccine rate of just over 50 percent when you include children under 12 who are ineligible, the country still has a ways to go before reaching herd immunity. A new study shows that Americans have different opinions on whether mask and vaccine mandates for restaurants will lead to them not going to a restaurant. A National Restaurant Association ...
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British Airways hits back over ‘Gatwick failure’ jibes about its budget subsidiary

‘The new airline will be British Airways branded,’ says BA, quashing speculation that it could be a budget carrier
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Quiche végétarienne sans produits laitiers

Je ne l’ai pas fait exprès, mais je viens de publier une petite surprise pile pour la rentrée : un nouveau podcast, le mien ! Cela fait des années que je songe à publier des billets audio pour échanger avec vous d’uneLire la suite [Author: MamRanClea09]
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This Milwaukee hotel is an artist’s dream right on the RiverWalk

We hope you love the spaces and stays we recommend! Just so you know, Matador may collect a small commission from the links on this page if you decide to book a stay. Listed prices are accurate as of the time of publication. See our full Advertiser Disclosure here. Milwaukee is home to America’s most underappreciated RiverWalk. The Milwaukee River is a prime recreation destination in the city — its banks are lined with cafes, hotels, restaurants. Simp...
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You’ll soon be able to use your iPhone for your ID at airport security

Apple recently announced a new feature that gives iPhone users the opportunity to have a digital version of their license in Apple Wallet — and it’s one that works to get travelers through airport security. People with Arizona and Georgia licenses are the first who are able to use the app, while people from Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, and Utah will follow next. “We are excited that the TSA and so many states are already on board to help bring this to life for travelers a...
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Pakistan's Lakson Group, Air Arabia to start a new low-cost airline | Reuters

Pakistan's Lakson Group, Air Arabia to start a new low-cost airline | Reuters Pakistan’s Lakson Group and Middle Eastern budget carrier Air Arabia said on Friday they would launch a low-cost airline serving domestic and international routes from Pakistan.The new carrier, Fly Jinnah, will operate as a joint venture between the pair, they said in a statement, adopting the low-cost model operated by Air Arabia.The statement said the new airline would help Pakistan’s travel and tourism sector and ...
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Aloha Friday Photo: Resting turtle at sunrise

Mahalo to Paul Vangelakos for sharing this excellent shot with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Paul tells us that he took this photo on Kauai’s Poipu Beach at sunrise. What a wonderful scene! If you’d like to see a turtles, see our suggestions in our article: Where to see green sea turtles (honu) in Hawaii. Just be sure and keep a distance of at least 10 feet or 3 meters away from them. Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Resting turtle at sunrise appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
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Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages | Reuters

Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages | Reuters Oil prices rose on Friday as a rebound in global demand was widely expected and a slow recovery for the U.S. Gulf Coast export and refining hub from the hurricane earlier this week looked set to deplete stocks further.Brent crude futures were up 39 cents, or 0.5%, to $73.42 a barrel at 1231 GMT, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 21 cents or 0.3% at $70.20 a barrel. Both benchmark oil contracts were largely steady ...
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Expert Simon Calder answers 24 of your urgent traffic light travel questions

Can the bizarre UK testing rules survive for long? Can you swerve US and Norwegian travel bans on Brits? And why are cruises from Liverpool pricier than those from Southampton?
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FAA probes Virgin Galactic space flight 'mishap'FAA probes Virgin Galactic space flight 'mishap'

SpaceShipTwo grounded until investigation is completed
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Ex-airline pilot gets life for triple murderEx-airline pilot gets life for triple murder

Christian Martin convicted of gunningd down three neighbors
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Anguilla amends Covid protocolsAnguilla amends Covid protocols

It introduces a Day-4 testing requirement
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Carnival Cruise Line announces additional ship restart plansCarnival Cruise Line announces additional ship restart plans

Protocols for vaccinations, testing and masks remain
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Are these the most beautiful trams in the world?

From vintage wooden cars to sweeping vistas, few things are better than a trolley ride.
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