Day: July 9, 2020

ICE says students taking ‘hybrid’ classes may be able to stay in the US, but it won’t tell colleges what that means

Many universities including NYU, which is home to over 17,000 international students, plan to operate under a hybrid model in the fall.
Many universities including NYU, which is home to over 17,000 international students, plan to operate under a hybrid model in the fall.

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  • New guidelines from ICE prevent international students on certain visas from attending schools that are fully online, but may allow them to remain if they’re taking a mixture of online and in-person classes.

  • Many universities have announced they will use a “hybrid model,” combining both in-person and online courses for the upcoming academic year.

  • With “very little information” included in the announcement, however, the new policy lacks clarity in what may be required for a hybrid model, a Senior Legislative and Advocacy Counsel at ACLU told Business Insider.

  • A number of faculty have spoken out on social media that they will offer “1-unit in-person study with any student that faces removal from the country” due to the new policy. 

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Universities have

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How California will fight wildfires amid coronavirus

As Californians continue to battle the coronavirus, they may run headlong into another deadly force.

The state again faces a potentially explosive fire season — but this year, it must balance extinguishing blazes with containing a pandemic.

California’s wildfires are growing more extreme, burning bigger and faster. Six of the 10 worst fires in California’s history have occurred in the past three years, and 2018’s fire season was the deadliest and most destructive on record.

“The hots are getting hotter; the dries are getting dryer; the wets are getting wetter,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said in Thursday’s coronavirus briefing, which he delivered at Cal Fire’s air operations hangar at McClellan Airport. “Our approach to dealing with wildfires has to change and adapt with a climate that is changing very, very dramatically.”

Experts say California is once again heading toward a severe fire season. Winter, with little rain or snow, was followed

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Lululemon Just Dropped a Mega Online Warehouse Sale That You Won’t Want to Miss

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There goes a saying that one can never have too many pieces of athleisure, right? And while we’re in the middle of a pandemic, it’s the only thing you’ll catch us wearing besides pajamas so there’s even more reason to stock up. Lucky for you, Lululemon has answered our deepest wishes while stuck at home with a huge online warehouse sale July 9 through July 13. The once-in-a-lifetime (OK, maybe a couple times a year), sale includes clothing and accessories for women, men, and girls so you can gear up the entire family so everyone can refresh their at-home yoga flow or movie-watching wardrobe.

From cult-favorite leggings and sports bras made of the brand’s iconic breathable materials to genius accessories to make yoga flows more functional and chic, you can get a variety of items on major sale for a limited time. Things

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TikTok is breeding a new batch of child stars. Psychologists say what comes next won’t be pretty.

Psychologists warn that outsized social media fame may pose longterm problems for the kids who have become celebrities online.
Psychologists warn that outsized social media fame may pose longterm problems for the kids who have become celebrities online.

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  • The biggest stars of 2020 are kids who have gone viral on social media. 

  • Experts say these young influencers are even more at risk for developing problems than previous generations of child stars, as their lives are constantly broadcast (and observed by) millions worldwide. 

  • With social media, people have become obsessed with their own visibility. Whether they’re aware of it or not, influencers are constantly fighting to be seen and battling that “threat of invisibility,” said Ciarán Mc Mahon, PhD, the author of “The Psychology of Social Media.”

  • Child stars often become addicted to fame, and thousands of influencers fighting for attention may be extremely disappointed when they are one day unable to keep it up. 

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

In 1968, Andy Warhol predicted that in

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10 Eco-Friendly Masks That Are Kinder On Faces & The Planet

Although wearing a face mask in public is the responsible decision during a global pandemic, let’s not allow the need for such a precaution to overshadow our eco-conscious judgments when deciding what type of non-medical covering to buy. As discarded single-use face masks pile up on beaches and nature trails, the environmental threat posed by these COVID-19 essentials is a fast-growing concern. Luckily, there are sustainable-style alternatives to help curb the impact of this issue — and if your current face covering (fashion-forward or otherwise) is washable and reusable, then you’re already on the right track.

Things like breathability and personal expression matter when picking out a mask that’s best suited to our particular lifestyles (and faces) — but it’s also important to consider how a mask is made, what materials it’s crafted from, and, ultimately, what impact that has on the environment. By paying attention to the fabrics and

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Ontario urges parents to be prepared for every school scenario, mulls Stage 3 reopening

Yahoo News Canada is committed to providing our readers with the most accurate and recent information on all things coronavirus. We know things change quickly, including some possible information in this story. For the latest on COVID-19, we encourage our readers to consult online resources like Canada’s public health website, World Health Organization, as well as our own Yahoo Canada homepage.

As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety

Currently, there are more than 106,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Canada and more than 8,700 deaths.

Check back for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Canada.

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July 9

1:50 p.m.: Ontario education minister still asking parent to prepare for three different schooling options for September

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How spas will look when they reopen after lockdown

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After months of lockdown spent juggling working from home with parenting, health concerns and financial woes, many of us have been left feeling anxious, fatigued and highly strung.

If there was ever a time for self-care it is now. The ultimate spa experience is something many of us are desperate to indulge in, with our sunlight-starved skin and poor posture longing to be pacified by the hands of a professional while surrounded by lavender scented spritzes and soft music.

Just like hairdressers and beauty salons, all spas have been closed since Boris Johnson imposed a nationwide lockdown on 23 March. Now, the government has announced that spas will be allowed to open as early as next week, with Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announcing on Thursday that beauty salons can resume business as of 13 July.

The date for the grand reopening of personal care establishments was subject to

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Top 100 Tourism Websites And Blogs for Tourists To Follow in 2020

1. Tourism-Review.com | Online Tourism News from and for Travel and Tourism Industry

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How the coronavirus is changing the influencer business, according to marketers and top Instagram and YouTube stars

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Macy Mariano.

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  • Marketers and digital creators are adjusting to rapid changes in the influencer-marketing industry as the coronavirus continues to spread globally.

  • As with most businesses in the ad industry, professionals are trimming budgets, canceling events, and looking for alternative revenue streams.

  • Business Insider spoke with influencer-marketing professionals across the industry to better understand how they are adjusting their businesses to continue to earn a living during the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic turmoil. 

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This post will be added to when new information becomes available and was last updated on July 9, 2020.

As the near-term effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to be felt across the global economy, businesses and creators in the influencer-marketing industry are doing their best to adapt.

Influencers have seen some of their sponsorship deals shut down and events cancelled, with many shifting their

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Bed Bath & Beyond closing stores, cruises prepare to sail

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.

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— Bed Bath & Beyond plans to close about 200 stores over the next two years as its sales slid in the first quarter. The chain reported its quarterly sales dropped 49% due to temporary store closures amid the pandemic. Online sales soared 82%.

— The Buckle is seeing improving sales as more of its stores reopen. The fashion retailer said Thursday that sales for the five-week period ended July 4 rose 26.8% from a year ago. Buckle began temporarily closing stores in mid-March. Since then, it’s reopened 438 stores. It currently runs 446 retail stores in 42 states.

— Big 5 Sporting Goods is also seeing a resurgence in its business

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