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Countries restrict travel from southern Africa over COVID variant

Countries introduce restrictions on travellers from southern Africa amid concerns over a new variant of the coronavirus. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/26/countries-tighten-borders-amid-alarm-over-new-covid-19-variant Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Airlines got a $50B pandemic bailout. Passengers got chaos in the skies anyway.

The wave of airline cancellations that snarled thousands of flights over the past three months did more than strand passengers at airports from Florida to…

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Wright Spirit 100-passenger aircraft aims for all-electric flights by 2026

During the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference this week, Wright Electric unveiled its latest commercial aircraft, the 100-passenger Wright Spirit. According to the company,…

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Over half of Washington, D.C., Metro rail cars pulled after derailment

Last week’s derailment prompted Metro to take all of the system’s 7000-series train cars, or 60 percent of its rail cars, out of service until…

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Rocket Report: Virgin Galactic stands down, SpaceX faces environmental lawsuit

Enlarge / Blue Origin’s New Shepard launches its second human spaceflight on Wednesday. (credit: Blue Origin) Welcome to Edition 4.20 of the Rocket Report! If…

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American, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue the latest carriers to mandate COVID vaccines for workers

American Airlines, JetBlue and Alaska Airlines have joined United Airlines in mandating that employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19, per the Wall Street Journal. Why…

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Passenger jumps onto wing of plane in Miami

The Federal Aviation Administration has reported “a disturbing increase” in unruly behavior on planes this year. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/american-airlines-passenger-opens-emergency-exit-jumps-wing-plane-miami-n1280437 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Take a trip to Randyland, one of the most colorful places in the United States

If you find yourself in Pittsburgh, PA, be sure to take a trip to a magical place called Randyland. Randyland is an incredible DIY art…

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Covid hits the high seas again with cruise ship outbreak: 27 infected and one dead so far

A Carnival cruise ship headed to Belize from Galveston, Texas, has suffered a Covid outbreak. 27 passengers are infected, reports NBC News, and one of…

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TSA extends transportation mask mandate through Jan. 18

People will now have to wear masks on airplanes, trains, buses and at airports through Jan. 18, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) told various media…

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Welcome back to Canada, ugly Americans

The pandemic has confined me to this side of the border, surrounded by people who, like me, are appalled at what’s happening down south. Source:…

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Missouri taxi company refuses vaccinated, masked customers

The owner of a Missouri taxi company said his transportation service will not pick up passengers who wear masks or have received the COVID-19 vaccine,…

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The FCC releases its first mobile broadband map

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released its first-ever mobile broadband coverage map. The tool allows you to compare the LTE and voice coverage areas…

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United Airlines will require all 67,000 U.S. employees to get vaccinated — or risk termination

United’s requirement is one of the strictest vaccine mandates from a U.S. company. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/united-airlines-will-require-all-67-000-u-s-employees-n1276156 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Airbnb’s New Speed Test Helps You Choose Places With Better Internet

Airbnb Over the past year, the pandemic made working remotely commonplace and now, people are realizing they can do that from a more scenic place….

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Waze will warn you about traffic jams and detours before you drive

Waze can be helpful for dodging gridlock and other headaches while you drive, but now it’s helping you make a more informed choice before you…

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American Airlines warns about fuel shortages around the country, asks pilots to conserve

The airline said flights will carry additional fuel into airports affected by shortages, a procedure known as tankering. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/american-airlines-warns-about-fuel-shortages-around-country-asks-pilots-n1275061 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Exploring the Avant-Folk Scene in Uruguay

These artists take the nueva canción tradition in new directions. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source: https://daily.bandcamp.com/scene-report/uruguay-avant-folk-scene-report Indie Brew found this story and…

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132 test positive for Covid in popular Massachusetts tourist destination

During an emergency meeting Monday, the Provincetown Board of Health voted to advise people to wear masks inside, regardless of vaccination status. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/132-test-positive-covid-popular-massachusetts-tourist-destination-n1274480 Droolin’…

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Watch: Maskless man pushed off a train by passengers

Anti-maskers in Spain beware – using public transportation without a mask will get you nowhere. Not with passengers like the one on the train below,…

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Canada may be ready to welcome fully vaccinated Americans by mid-August

Pressure has been mounting on Canada to continue to ease the restrictions at the border, which have been in effect since March of last year….

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Gender requirements relaxed for US passports

The State Department is making U.S. passports more inclusive for gender-fluid individuals, part of efforts to promote civil rights and as Pride month comes to…

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