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Paul Pierce 'I Called Game' T-Shirts are already being sold

NBA It’s good to be Paul Pierce. After the Wizards forward knocked down a miraculous jump shot to beat the Hawks in Game 3, ESPN’s Chris Broussard asked him a simple question: “Did you call bank?” That’s when Pierce responded like a boss, confidently saying, “I called game!” MORE: Must-see NBA Playoffs photos | Hawks start petition to create NBA rule | Pierce saves the day In a matt...
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DeMarre Carroll decided to sit out on Paul Pierce's game-winning shot

NBA When Paul Pierce hit a buzzer-beater to lift the Wizards over the Hawks in Game 3 of their series, he banked in a jumper over two of Atlanta’s bench players, Dennis Schröder and Kent Bazemore. It was not that unusual considering the Hawks bench cut down a 20-point deficit in the fourth quarter to tie the game at 101 before Pierce’s game-winning shot. What is unusual is that starting forward DeMarre Carroll...
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Hotel occupancy drops, Blangiardi extends restrictions, grants may pay for Kauai cesspool conversion, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki ©2021 All Hawaii News Statewide hotel occupancy took double-digit dive in August. Statewide occupancy in August was 73.4%, according to a report released Monday by the Hawaii Tourism Authority which was based on data from Tennessee- based STR. The results were 10.7 percentage points below August 2019 when the pre­pandemic occupancy was 84.1%. Star-Advertiser.Lieutenant Governor Wants More Health Care Resources, Not Rationed Care. Hawaiʻi Lt. Gov. Jos...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Tennessee, Seattle, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, National Park Service, Josh Green, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaii Department of Health

Taliban replace ministry for women with ‘virtue’ authorities

By KATHY GANNON KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers set up a ministry for the “propagation of virtue and the prevention of vice” in the building that once housed the Women’s Affairs Ministry, escorting out World Bank staffers on Saturday as part of the forced move. It was the latest troubling sign that the Taliban are restricting women’s rights as they settle into government, just a month since they overran the capital of Kabul. During their previous rule of Afghanistan in...
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I ate at Nando's, the famed South African chain, for the first time and was unimpressed despite its appealing decor and heart-shaped chicken

Eating at Nando's in London, UK. Thomas Pallini/Insider Nando's is a chicken chain serving up South African-style cuisine and is known for its heart-shaped butterfly chicken. Peri-peri chicken is the chain's flagship dish with a tasty combination of spices. Hundreds of locations exist around the world but some are being closed due to a chicken shortage. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US has Kentucky Fried Chicken. And South Africa has Nando's. ...
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Wizards can move on from Kevin Durant dreams if they play salary cap right

NBA After years of waiting and retaining cap space, the Wizards’ Kevin Durant pursuit finally resolves in a massive summer for the direction of the franchise … that almost definitely does not include Kevin Durant.The Wizards weren’t even granted a meeting with Durant, to this point. However, the money and options still are on the table to improve a team that took a big step backward last season but has a new coach for All-Star point guard John...
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The 11 best hotels in Washington, DC - from the historic Hay-Adams to the iconic Watergate

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor As the nation's capital, DC is filled with important history, national landmarks, museums, and more. There are many DC hotels to meet so much tourist demand, from historic properties to luxury stays. We chose the best hotels in Washington, DC based on our own travels and extensive research. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Brimming with history and culture, Washington, DC is a cultur...
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These are the companies dumping the Trump Organization

These are the companies dumping the Trump Organization Banks, brokerages and the Girl Scouts have quit president’s business New York / Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr. with President Donald Trump (Getty) The fallout for President Donald Trump and his family business after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has not abated. On Wednesday, the House of Representatives impeached Trump for a second time, setting the stage for a possible Senate trial in the coming weeks. And a number of businesses and...
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Kimpton Hotels have a devoted following for cool design and tons of perks - these are the best ones to book

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. IHG Hotels The Kimpton Hotel brand currently has over 75 properties worldwide with 66 in the United States. Kimpton is part of IHG, which includes 16 hotel brands where travelers can earn and redeem points. We rounded up the 15 best Kimpton properties in the US based on location, design, and amenities. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky There are many different hotel brands available to travelers loo...
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Famed Tahoe ski resort Squaw Valley sheds ‘derogatory’ name

Calling it “the right thing to do,” Lake Tahoe’s legendary Squaw Valley ski resort on Monday announced it is dropping the “derogatory” name it’s held since 1949 in favor of a new one: Palisades Tahoe. The owners of the resort, which hosted the 1960 Winter Olympics, adopted the new name after a year’s worth of consultation with the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California. Serrell Smokey, chairman of the Washoe Tribal Council, expressed “great appreciation for this positive step forward.” “The Washo...
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Mohamed Hadid on his doomed masterpiece

For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Please Allow Javascript and reload this page. Mohamed Hadid on his doomed masterpiece A developer, a Bel Air mansion and city corruption New York Los Angeles Issue / Mohamed Hadid (Photography by Kevin Scanlon) In November, a judge ordered Mohamed Hadid to destroy a 30,000-square-foot Bel Air mansion that the developer has kind of built. The extraordinary order from Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan...
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Trump is in advanced talks to sell the leasing rights to his hotel in Washington, DC: report

A view of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, one day before the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 19, 2017. Noam Galai/WireImage Former President Trump is in talks with hotel companies to sell the rights to his DC hotel, sources told Axios. The hotel is located in the historic Old Post Office building, which Trump leases from the federal government. In 2017, the GSA said that the Trump Organization was paying $250,000 monthly in base rent. See more stories on Insider&#...
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Adrift Hospitality Streamlines Guest & Staff Experience at 6 Boutique Hotels with StayNTouch Guest-Centric Cloud PMS

Adrift Hospitality, a collection of socially-conscious coastal boutique hotels located in the Pacific Northwest, partners with StayNTouch, a global leader in guest-centric technology and cloud hotel property management systems (PMS) to streamline the guest and staff experince at their 6 independent properties across Washington state and Oregon.
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Oil settles down 1% as U.S. refineries shut; Washington pushes OPEC to pump more | Reuters

Oil settles down 1% as U.S. refineries shut; Washington pushes OPEC to pump more | Reuters Oil settled down 1% on Tuesday, posting its first monthly loss since March, as demand is expected to drop after Hurricane Ida shuttered U.S. Gulf refineries.Brent crude futures for October, due to expire on Tuesday, settled down 42 cents, or 0.6%, at $72.99 a barrel.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled down 71 cents, or 1%, at $68.50.Both benchmarks posted their first monthly losses s...
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Oil falls as U.S. refineries shut; Washington pushes OPEC to pump more | Reuters

Oil falls as U.S. refineries shut; Washington pushes OPEC to pump more | Reuters Oil fell on Tuesday on expectations for demand to fall after Hurricane Ida shuttered refinerson the U.S. Gulf Coast, and as producing nations in OPEC+ geared up to meet on Wednesday with the United States callingfor suppliers to pump more crude.Brent crude futures for October, due to expire on Tuesday, fell 39 cents, or 0.5%, to $73.02 a barrel by 11:08 a.m. EDT (1508 GMT).U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude ...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Opec, United States, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, U S Gulf Coast, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Hurricane Ida

I grew up in Portland, and I love it. Here's why I'm never moving back, even though I can work from anywhere.

Portland is home to violent protests, tent cities, killer heat waves, and my parents. (That's me in the striped shirt, with my mother and brothers, from a family photo circa 1983.) Dakarai Akil for Insider It was around the time of the second baby that we started to think about where to settle down. For many years my wife and I had pursued the semi-itinerant lifestyle of freelance workers. Place was a liquid commodity. We changed apartments every year or two. The one consistency was the...
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10 things nude beach regulars wish you’d stop doing

Clothing-optional beaches in the US offer a liberating sense of au natural freedom, all while savoring a day out on the sand. These in-the-buff destinations are diverse and scattered throughout the States; from Florida’s nudist party scene to the laid back naked surfers of California and Hawaii. And while technically, public nudity is punishable by law there are a few states that bend the rules for beach-goers. But that doesn’t mean there are no general rules of nude beaches you’re expected ...
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Canada reopened its border to fully vaccinated US travelers - here are the 14 best hotels in every major city

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Fairmont Le Château Frontenac The United States border to Canada has reopened to fully vaccinated US travelers. There's much to discover above our northern border and many wonderful hotels to experience. We rounded up the best hotels in Canada to book now that the border is once again open. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The border between Canada and the United States is finally open to US tr...
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These are the only 8 hotels you should consider when visiting Atlantic City

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City, New Jersey is often dubbed Vegas of the East Coast for its casinos. However, there are many reasons to visit beyond gaming, including beaches, a boardwalk, and hotels. Hotels range from historic Art Deco to luxury towers. Some should be avoided but many stand out. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky At first glance, the Atlantic City, New Jersey hotel scene might see...
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U.S. Travel Encourages House to Move Forward on Infrastructure Bill

WASHINGTON : U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the U.S. House of Representatives advancing the U.S. Senate-passed, bipartisan infrastructure bill:
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Libraries, courts limit services as pandemic hits home, ICU beds fill statewide, Honolulu city employees get vaccination reprieve, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii State Public Library ©2021 All Hawaii NewsHawai‘i’s Public Libraries to Close Wednesdays Beginning August 18. Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, all Hawai‘i State Public Library branches will be closed to the public on Wednesdays beginning August 18. Garden Island. KHON2. Hawaii courts to postpone jury trials until October. Responding to the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases, Chief Justice Mark E. Recktenwald today ordered jury trials postponed across Hawaii through Oct. 4. Star...
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Where to travel in September for the best outdoor adventures

September is a month of denial. Many are loath to admit that summer is over and still cling desperately to those final sunny days. Others are more eager for fall, prematurely donning flannel shirts, scoping out apple orchards, and pre-ordering pumpkin spice lattes the second the calendar turns to September 1. Seasonal biases aside, September is actually the best of both worlds, and one of the best months of the year for a vacation. With the most intense summer heat behind us and the chilly au...
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GCC to witness big surge in government revenues in 2021 | Banking – Gulf News

GCC to witness big surge in government revenues in 2021 | Banking – Gulf News Oil price recovery will result in big gains in terms of government revenues for key GCC countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait and Qatar, according to Institute of International Finance (IIF), a Washington based association of global financial institutions.GCC’s aggregate current account surplus is projected to witness more than fivefold growth in 2021 to $109 billion from $20 billion in 2020.The IIF has project...
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4 great bus-to-bike adventures

C ycling is often the best way to explore a place — you’re wheels on the ground, able to cover serious distance and access areas you might not be able to get to otherwise. It’s a lot like traveling on Greyhound, actually, what with their extensive bus network that serves thousands of destinations across the United States. Why not combine the two? Greyhound allows you to pack and stow your bicycle under the bus, so when you arrive you’re just a quick bike reassembly away from two-wheeled travel...
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18 music festivals you can still hit up this year

Music festivals might seem like a relic of the pre-pandemic past, but we have good news for music lovers of all persuasions: the 2021 festival season is in semi-full swing. Though a number of events have been called off this year, and others are still subject to be canceled or postponed, more than a dozen of the coolest North American and European fests are scheduled to take place. In order of when they’re happening, here are 18 epic music festivals to keep an eye on if you’re itching to get ...
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Why I'm suing the National Archives

Last night my attorney Kel McClanahan, Executive Director of the nonprofit National Security Counselors law firm, assisted by NSC intern Brendan Stautberg, filed a complaint on my behalf in Federal District Court in Washington against the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), seeking a “declaratory judgment” that NARA is required to preserve and release to me and the public the records of the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service which were transferred to N...
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19 of the Best Road Trips in the USA

Pack your car, prepare your playlist, wind down the windows, and get ready for stunning views and adventures on an epic United States road trip. We’ve been taking road trips in the USA since 2004 before we had kids, and for the past 4 years in-depth with our kids, including a 10 month RV trip across the Western part of the USA. Snow Canyon State Park, Utah We’ve put together a list of what we think are the best road trips in the USA. We’ve experienced almost all of them (we threw ...
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#Iran’s New President Picks Former Gas Chief Owji as Oil Minister - Bloomberg

Iran’s New President Picks Former Gas Chief Owji as Oil Minister - Bloomberg Iran’s new president picked the former head of the country’s natural-gas company as oil minister, at a time when the Islamic Republic is engaged in fraught negotiations with world powers to revive petroleum exports.Javad Owji, who hasn’t previously held a full ministerial post but was once managing director of National Iranian Gas Co., was proposed for the role in a list of cabinet ministers presented to lawmakers by ...
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Ige mulls new COVID restrictions as hospitals erect triage tents, quarantine spaces dwindle, anti-VAX rallies rage across the state, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Anti-VAX rally on Maui PC:Annette Ammasi public Facebook post Gov. David Ige looking at new COVID-19 restrictions for Hawaii. Gov. David Ige is looking at reimposing restrictions, including limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings, to try to dampen the surge in COVID-19 cases that’s threatening to overwhelm the state’s health care system. He’s expected to make an announcement by the end of the week. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Hawaii Doesn’t Have Enough Quarantine Rooms For COVID Pat...
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Eritrea News: #Qatar Bank Asks U.S. Court to Enforce $300 Million Debt Ruling - Bloomberg

Eritrea News: Qatar Bank Asks U.S. Court to Enforce $300 Million Debt Ruling - Bloomberg Qatar National Bank QPSC, the Middle East’s biggest lender, asked a U.S. court to order Eritrea to pay nearly $300 million of debt after the Horn of Africa nation refused to participate in two lawsuits.The Doha-based bank requested a judgment by default from a federal court in Washington on Friday after Eritrea failed to respond to the bank’s claim seeking to enforce a U.K. ruling in 2019. QNB alleges that...
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