Ontario premier in favour of keeping borders closed

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As cases of COVID-19 continue to

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Coronavirus Protection Strategies for Seniors

As the COVID-19 pandemic—caused by the novel coronavirus—has spread, expert guidance on the viral illness has evolved time and again as we learn more about it.

But one message has been clear throughout: Older adults are at increased risk for severe disease, and the older you are the more elevated your risk. Those in their 60s and 70s are at greater risk than those in their 50s, and people 85

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Airbnb, Vrbo guests fighting for refunds after coronavirus cancellations

Evan Skowronski was supposed to stay in a Connecticut Airbnb this month with his wife after booking their stay in January.

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the couple opted to cancel their trip in April. Skowronski, 53, a scientist working on infectious disease surveillance, canceled the booking outside of the company’s extenuating circumstances policy, which promises refunds or travel credits. He had been caught up in a back and forth 

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No turning back for Florida, Texas? Why the next two weeks are ‘critical’ for US, Fauci warns

States have arrived at a crossroads that will define the coronavirus pandemic in the United States as half of the country struggles to manage rising COVID-19 cases, health experts say.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert at the National Institutes of Health, told Congress on Tuesday that the next two weeks will be “critical” in how the country addresses the surge in states like Florida, Texas and Arizona. 

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After Years of Decline, the Military’s Commissary System Just Had Its Highest Sales Day Ever

Between an influx of veterans newly granted access to military resale stores and customers preparing for shutdowns during the novel coronavirus pandemic, Defense Department commissary stores saw a 26% increase in sales in the first quarter of 2020.

Now the DoD is trying to figure out how to retain these customers, looking at their shopping preferences and behaviors to guide future services and offerings at stores, DoD Chief Management Officer

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The best credit cards for new homeowners of 2020

If you just bought a house, these credit cards can make settling in a little easier.
If you just bought a house, these credit cards can make settling in a little easier.

— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you sign up for a credit card after clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.

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Trudeau launches Canada Student Service Grant for students

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TikTok stars travel and party during the pandemic, the industry’s top managers and agents, and Biden’s influencer campaign strategy

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Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Influencer Dashboard, our weekly rundown of what’s new in the influencer and creator economy.

There’s no doubt that the influencer industry has grown tremendously in recent years. And throughout our reporting, my colleague Dan Whateley and I have watched as hundreds of talent managers

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3 New Cases, Short-Term Renter Quarantine, Beach Passes

MADISON, CT — In her last weekly update through the CTAlerts emergency notification system, First Selectwoman Peggy Lyons says that the town has reported three new cases of COVID-19, reminds residents to continue virus spread mitigation measures, talks beach passes and Town Hall appointments. And, she also notes that there is a 14-day quarantine of short-term renters from nine states where COVID-19 has seen significant community spread.

Read her full

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Why are liberal comedians so obsessed with blackface?

The US comedian Sarah Silverman in a skit from her 2007 Comedy Central show - Comedy Central
The US comedian Sarah Silverman in a skit from her 2007 Comedy Central show – Comedy Central

It’s no laughing matter, of course, watching high-profile Left-leaning comedians squirm, apologise and plead for the benefit of the doubt. Still, if you were minded to smirk a little at the unfolding spectacle – affluent representatives of the entertainment elite, on both sides of the Pond, behaving like naughty children summoned to the

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BOE Makes Investment Pledge; Macy’s to Cut Jobs: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — Germany’s infection rate fell to the lowest in almost three weeks, easing concerns that local outbreaks would prompt a resurgence. French President Emmanuel Macron is planning a new furlough program that could see the state covering a large share of lost incomes for as long as two years.

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Portugal likely to miss out as details of ‘air bridge’ deals emerge

Britons will have to wait to return to the Algarve - istock
Britons will have to wait to return to the Algarve – istock

Portugal is the most popular destination for British holidaymakers likely to miss out on the first wave of air bridge agreements set to be announced this weekend. 

The country’s tourist board is likely to be deeply disappointed. Luis Araujo, chief executive of Visit Portugal, this week told the Telegraph that he was optimistic the UK would be “fully

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Surprise as Portugal likely to miss out on ‘air bridge’ deal

Britons will have to wait to return to the Algarve - istock
Britons will have to wait to return to the Algarve – istock

Portugal is the most popular destination for British holidaymakers likely to miss out on the first wave of air bridge agreements set to be announced this weekend. 

The country’s tourist board is likely to be deeply disappointed. Luis Araujo, chief executive of Visit Portugal, this week told the Telegraph that he was optimistic the UK would be “fully

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30 Money Mistakes You’re Probably Making This Summer

Summer is usually a time to cut loose and have fun, and while you may not be traveling as much this year, there are still ways to enjoy the season. If you’re not careful, though, fun can lead to overspending and a multitude of other money mistakes.

You certainly don’t want to pay for those mistakes the rest of the year. So, to maintain your financial well-being while still enjoying

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Illegal lockdown parties hosted in online rentals

Several hosts said they had found gas cannisters, used for taking laughing gas, in their properties
Several hosts said they had found gas cannisters, used for taking laughing gas, in their properties

Lockdown parties hosted in properties booked via online sites, including Airbnb and Booking.com, are putting “communities at risk”, the Bed and Breakfast Association has said.

Hosts and residents have complained of groups of up to 30 breaking social-distancing rules and taking drugs.

BBC News has been told of several such parties in the past

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Online shopping a steep learning curve for Cuba

Havana (AFP) – When Jorge Noris first tried online shopping, Cuban-style, the products he bought never turned up.

Like most people, the father of two living on the outskirts of Havana was seduced by the convenience of shopping over the internet.

However, Cuba’s catch-up with the world of e-commerce, encouraged by its communist rulers during the coronavirus lockdown, has left many users angry.

“After a month, the store called me

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Disneyland postpones July opening as workers threaten to revolt (update)

As coronavirus cases continue to increase, Disney workers and fans are expressing concern about the dangers that reopening the parks may pose. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
As coronavirus cases continue to increase, Disney workers and fans are expressing concern about the dangers that reopening the parks may pose. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

6/24/2020 6:32 p.m. PT UPDATE: Walt Disney Co. announced Wednesday night that Disneyland’s reopening would be delayed past July 17. “The state of California has now indicated that it will not issue theme park reopening guidelines until sometime after July 4. Given the time required

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hotel rooms for the infected, ‘surge’ teams to hot spots

With coronavirus spread on the rise, Miami-Dade plans to provide free lodging for the infected and dispatch “surge” teams with masks and hand sanitizer to neighborhoods hardest hit by the virus.

The new steps announced by Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Wednesday followed news last week of a crackdown on businesses not enforcing existing mask rules. Police said Wednesday that its officers so far have closed fewer than a dozen establishments

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25 Ways the Coronavirus Has Upended the Auto Industry Across the Globe

As soon as news broke that life would be put on pause to battle the novel coronavirus, nearly every industry was affected. The automotive market in particular — both on the production and purchasing sides — had to alter its mode of operations almost entirely.

Now, with plants and auto dealerships reopening, the world is witnessing the future of the car production and purchasing process. Discover the ways in which

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