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Super Bowl 2020: Vince Lombardi, the story behind the name on NFL’s biggest prize Super Bowl 2020: Vince Lombardi, the story behind the name on NFL’s biggest prize

Super Bowl 2020: Vince Lombardi, the story behind the name on NFL’s biggest prize

By 6 days ago

Lombardi’s final role was with Washington Redskins, but he made his name at Green Bay PackersThere is a name that resonates with American football fans across generations. When Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers meet in the Super Bowl on Sunday, the very prize on offer carries it. The Vince Lombardi Trophy.Lombardi was a…

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Coronavirus: Queen’s University stop travel to China Coronavirus: Queen’s University stop travel to China

Coronavirus: Queen’s University stop travel to China

By 6 days ago

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New guidance was issued to all staff and students on Saturday Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) has stopped any travel to China for business or study due to the coronavirus outbreak. There are around 1200 Chinese students at QUB and it has a medical campus in the Chinese city of…

Airbnb blocks under-25s booking ‘party houses’ in Canada Airbnb blocks under-25s booking ‘party houses’ in Canada

Airbnb blocks under-25s booking ‘party houses’ in Canada

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Image copyright Getty Images Airbnb will no longer allow under-25s in Canada to book whole properties in their local area, to try to prevent potentially violent house parties.The new rules follow a shooting at a Toronto Airbnb booking last week in which three people were killed.Violence occurred with a very small percentage of bookings, the…

Michelle Phan speaks out against xenophobic coronavirus comments: ‘Why are some of you telling me to eat bats?’ Michelle Phan speaks out against xenophobic coronavirus comments: ‘Why are some of you telling me to eat bats?’

Michelle Phan speaks out against xenophobic coronavirus comments: ‘Why are some of you telling me to eat bats?’

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Michelle Phan has addressed xenophobic comments she’s received on social media amid the coronavirus outbreak. This week, the beauty blogger first revealed on Twitter that she has been the target of racist comments with a screenshot of one exchange with the caption: “I snapped”. In the photo, a follower asked the Ipsy founder: “Why do…

Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants voice coronavirus concerns, urge carrier to let them wear face masks Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants voice coronavirus concerns, urge carrier to let them wear face masks

Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants voice coronavirus concerns, urge carrier to let them wear face masks

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A union representing flight attendants for Hawaiian Airlines is urging the carrier to allow crew members to wear protective face masks on flights serving Asia amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.On Monday, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), which represents nearly 50,000 flight attendants across 20 airlines, claims that Hawaiian Airlines is only allowing its flight crew…

Fever alarms, paranoia as masked passengers fly from China Fever alarms, paranoia as masked passengers fly from China

Fever alarms, paranoia as masked passengers fly from China

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NEW YORK — Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-based airlines to do so and joining several international carriers that have stopped flying to China as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread. United Airlines announced that it will suspend…

Chris Messina: ‘I don’t go after a film because it’s women centric. These just happen to be the people I admire’ Chris Messina: ‘I don’t go after a film because it’s women centric. These just happen to be the people I admire’

Chris Messina: ‘I don’t go after a film because it’s women centric. These just happen to be the people I admire’

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Chris Messina is a nice guy. Not of the disingenuous syndrome variety. But an actual, real world nice guy with nice things to say.  His sometime collaborator Mindy Kaling is “incredible and super-smart”; his Birds of Prey co-star Margot Robbie is “unique”; Ireland as a holiday destination is “extraordinary; I could spend the rest of…

At least 10 people– including American– test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan, 3,700 quarantined At least 10 people– including American– test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan, 3,700 quarantined

At least 10 people– including American– test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off Japan, 3,700 quarantined

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Over 5,000 passengers on two cruise ships in Asia were ordered into quarantine as the worldwide death toll from the coronavirus reached 490 on Wednesday.At least 10 people aboard a cruise ship anchored off Japan have tested positive for the virus, according to a statement Wednesday night from Princess Cruises. The news comes as infections…

Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes

Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes

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Viruses are some of the world’s smallest life-forms – and the jury is still out as to whether they actually are life-forms at all, as they cannot live or reproduce outside a host organism. A new form of virus is currently causing scientists to scratch their heads after it emerged the organism had almost no…

University suspends travel to China for students, faculty University suspends travel to China for students, faculty

University suspends travel to China for students, faculty

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has suspended its study abroad programs and faculty travel to China amid the global spread of coronavirus.Chancellor Ronnie Green said the university will follow the advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control. The CDC recommended Jan. 6 that travelers avoid nonessential travel to China.University policy allows…

‘What kind of home will I be coming back to?’: Aussies abroad struggle with being away during bushfire crisis ‘What kind of home will I be coming back to?’: Aussies abroad struggle with being away during bushfire crisis

‘What kind of home will I be coming back to?’: Aussies abroad struggle with being away during bushfire crisis

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By Stephanie Jane Capper Updated February 04, 2020 08:24:19 Helpless. Heartbreaking. Terrifying. These three words repeat like a broken record when chatting with Australians abroad struggling to cope with one of the nation’s most devastating bushfire seasons.From being unable to contact loved ones in the fire zone, to confronting images of the devastation on social…

Trump impeachment ends with a whimper — and a bang Trump impeachment ends with a whimper — and a bang

Trump impeachment ends with a whimper — and a bang

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No one was expecting a group hug after Mitt Romney’s emotional speech on the Senate floor announcing he’d be voting to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office. But the swiftness with which the Utah senator was both exalted and vilified shows the depths of the country’s political tribalism.U.S. President Donald Trump took a victory…

Canad Inns pays back $4M to Crocus Fund, ending decade-long dispute with receiver Canad Inns pays back $4M to Crocus Fund, ending decade-long dispute with receiver

Canad Inns pays back $4M to Crocus Fund, ending decade-long dispute with receiver

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Canad Inns paid back the Crocus Investment Fund $4 million after years of disputes with the fund’s receiver, ending a stalemate that delayed progress on winding-down the defunct portfolio.A file photo of the Crocus Building in Winnipeg. The building was renamed in 2017, following the collapse of the Crocus Fund. (Submitted by McKim Communications Group)It…

Airbnb’s new age policy gets mixed reaction Airbnb’s new age policy gets mixed reaction

Airbnb’s new age policy gets mixed reaction

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A new policy by Airbnb aimed at reducing the number of violent incidents at short-term rental properties listed on the site is garnering mixed reaction in Ottawa.Airbnb announced the changes Wednesday, five days after three people were killed and two injured in a shooting at a rented condo in Toronto. (Martin Bureau/Getty Images)A new policy…

Here’s what it’s like to to book an adventure abroad through Viator, Trip Advisor’s tour and excursion booking platform Here’s what it’s like to to book an adventure abroad through Viator, Trip Advisor’s tour and excursion booking platform

Here’s what it’s like to to book an adventure abroad through Viator, Trip Advisor’s tour and excursion booking platform

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Alyssa Powell/Business Insider While in Croatia with my family this year, I used Trip Advisor’s activity-booking platform Viator to book boat charters abroad. All operators are pre-vetted by Trip Advisor to guarantee credibility and safety. Excursions range from $15 for a walking tour to thousands for luxury experiences.Booking independently through Viator saved me significant costs…

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