Monthly Archives: August 2022

A New President in Town – The Ferris State Torch

Photo courtesy of Maelynn Huhn “Many people [say], ‘I need to make this amount of money to be happy.’ I just want to live my life and be happy. That’s the attitude MaeLynn Huhn adopted as president of the Student Government Association during her final semester at Ferris. Huhn, a …

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Montenegro’s problematic relations with the Serbian Orthodox Church

Religion brought down another government in Montenegro, whose reformist prime minister paid the price for making “overtures” to Serbia. Montenegro’s government was toppled at the end of August – just four months after taking office – after reaching a highly controversial agreement with the Serbian Orthodox Church. The agreement regulates …

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Virginia judge dismisses lawsuit challenging sale of two ‘obscene’ books

Comment this story Comment A Virginia judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by two Republicans who sought to limit how bookstores and public school libraries could distribute two books to minors, shutting down — at least temporarily — an unusual business strategy in the campaign to protect students of …

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Hawthorne NJ Student Publishes Book, Uses Proceeds for School

HAWTHORNE – Yet another idea hatched in Paul Duerr’s head, and two months later it fully matured. It’s a 92-page Western – the student author’s fifth book to be released since he caught the writing bug at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. In his most recent effort, titled “Steel …

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Agreement with Serbian Church overthrew Montenegrin government – ​​europeantimes.news

The Serbian Orthodox Church has proven to be an inescapable factor in the political and social processes of the last three years in the small Adriatic republic of Montenegro. It all started in December 2019, when Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic’s ruling Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) pushed through the local …

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‘House of the Dragon’ Writer Reveals Thoughts on ‘Book Canon’ vs. ‘Show Canon’

Author George RR Martin answered some canon questions in a new interview this week and he has the game of thrones fandom in an uproar. Martin has acknowledged that his series of books A song of ice and fire is going to have a very different set of canonical events …

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Comprehensive system enables more efficient medical practice – and free parties

When Dr. Thomas Miller, a family physician and owner of Family Medicine in Arlington, Texas, started using EHRs, many other practices were still using paper records and operating their practices without the benefit of much technology. Miller was an early adopter when he set up his first EHR for his …

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Medusa’s Ankles Fiction Book Review: Selected Stories by AS Byatt

Arts & Culture DAILY SRQ FRIDAY WEEKEND EDITION FRIDAY AUGUST 26, 2022 | BY ROXANNE BAKER BOOKSTORE, BOOKSTOREONE SARASOTA Seasoned Booker Prize winner A.S. Byatt (A Possession: a Romance) released a new collection of short stories last year titled Medusa’s Ankles: Selected Stories. In this collection is the “short” story …

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First thing: Uvalde police chief fired for responding to school shooting | American News

Hello. The Uvalde School District in Texas has fired Police Chief Pete Arredondo following the widely condemned law enforcement response to the shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Arredondo came under scrutiny from the nearly 400 officers who waited more than an hour to confront the 18-year-old …

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Prince Philip of Serbia Suggests Bringing Bitcoin into the Classroom

Speaking to Cointelegraph about the sandcastles at the Surfin’ Bitcoin 2022 event at the Casino de Biarritz in France on Thursday, Prince Philip said he was “bullish on Bitcoin” in part because of the impact it could have on raising children around the world. The Prince, a self-proclaimed bitcoin (BTC) …

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Barnes & Noble’s policy limiting hardcover stock disproportionately hurts writers of color, authors say

A Barnes & Noble policy to limit its stock of hardcover novels has drawn a flurry of criticism online, with many saying the move disproportionately affects newbie writers and people with marginalized identities. Three authors who spoke to NBC News confirmed to their publishers that under the policy, their hardcover …

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FIRST BANK LAUNCHES A BOOK CLUB

SOUTH PINES, North Carolina, August 24, 2022 SOUTH PINES, North Carolina, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its Project Launch 2022 initiative, First Bank announces the creation of the First Bank Book Club. Through the First Bank Book Club, public elementary and middle schools in the North and …

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Top 10 shares of the day

Singapore Stock Exchange Nifty futures traded 52.5 points, or 0.30%, down to 17,437.5, indicating equity markets could start in the red on Tuesday. The following 10 stocks could see their prices fluctuate today: NTPC: The 20 MW Gandhar Solar PV project in Gandhar, Gujarat has a first-party …

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How Miona and Jibri make money

Miona and Jibri Bell expressed big dreams on 90 Day Fiancé, which left many viewers curious about what their real jobs are outside of TLC. Miona and Jibri Bell are the latest naughty couple to enter the 90 day fiance franchise, though many viewers are curious about how the couple …

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Epic’s artist-in-residence invites the public during studio hours: a piece in the works since 2018 can be viewed in progress | Community

Epic Systems Artist-in-Residence Manabu Ikeda has been working on a new creation since 2018. It’s the biggest job he’s ever done at a size of 10ft by 19ft. “I’m excited to see how the piece I’m creating here will turn out,” Ikeda said. Born in 1973 in Japan, Ikeda creates …

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Book ‘Lucky 2’ written by a native of Fort Edward | Local

Originally from Fort Edward, Eileen Doyon wrote “Lucky 2”, a sequel to her first children’s book “Lucky…Little Guy BIG Mission”. Photo provided Lucky has other adventures ahead of him. Fort Edward native Eileen Doyon has turned the true story of an injured veteran, his service dog and a puppy named …

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Serbian President Aleksander Vucic warns NATO is doing its job in Kosovo or risking intervention and more

The Serbian president called on NATO to “do its job” in Kosovo, warning that if it doesn’t, Serbia itself will act to protect its minority in the breakaway province. Key points: President Aleksandar Vucic’s comments follow failed EU-mediated talks between Serbian and Kosovar leaders earlier this week A NATO-led intervention …

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Six reed diffusers that will bring the summer indoors

Bella Freud’s Ciao (£155 CAD for 300ml) has a bright, fresh citrus top note, but it follows a wetter sex and sunscreen vibe, evoked with the help of fig leaf and orange blossom, with the clever addition of vetiver. The flashy-meets-cool bottle design has all of Freud’s usual carelessness. For …

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Lessons on thriving with your spouse, sibling as business partners

We can all learn something from these savvy business owners, who happen to be related. Sound like a nightmare? Think again – these family-minded entrepreneurs rely on their experiences and their best advice. Aida Scarpati, Ferdi Restaurant, Reception and Service Manager; Fernando Scarpati, Executive Chef This Westchester-based duo opened Italian …

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Serbia warns it will protect Kosovo Serbs if NATO doesn’t

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s president on Sunday called on NATO to “do its job” in Kosovo where he said Serbia itself will act to protect its minority in the breakaway province. President Aleksandar Vucic’s fiery televised address to his nation followed the breakdown of political talks between Serbian and …

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EDITORIAL: There are better ways forward than book bans | Editorial

RICHMOND TIMES-SHIPPING In late April, Governor Glenn Youngkin and a bipartisan group of state lawmakers gathered at the Library of Virginia to sign one of the most important pieces of legislation of the 2022 session. The Virginia Literacy Act aims to strengthen the reading resources and performance of students in …

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Nikola Jokic, Serbia dominate Germany & more Latest News Here

By Johnny Askounis/ [email protected] A dominating display for back-to-back NBA MVP Nikola Jokic sends Serbia to upcoming official matches on a high. Jokic, 27, scored 10 of 11 from the field in a 22-point effort that led the way to an 83-56 win over Germany in Hamburg on Saturday. Also …

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American Hotel Income Properties REIT (OTCMKTS:AHOTF) vs. Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) Financial Analysis

American Hotel Income Properties REIT (OTCMKTS: AHOTF – Get Rating) and Whitestone REIT (NYSE: WSR – Get Rating) are both finance companies, but which company is better? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation. Analyst Recommendations This is …

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‘Which is more likely’ – Rich Eisen on Russ vs. Josh Allen, Chargers, Cowboys, Raiders, Dolphins & More – The Rich Eisen Show & More Breaking News Here

‘Which is more likely’ – Rich Eisen on Russ vs. Josh Allen, Chargers, Cowboys, Raiders, Dolphins & More The Rich Eisen Show Bills WR Gabe Davis tells Rich Eisen that Josh Allen is a man who can’t be stopped Bison growls “It Happens! – Rich Eisen on Big Time College …

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Couple moving to Jacksonville lose heirlooms, photos and pets’ ashes

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – A husband and wife moving to Jacksonville search for their belongings, after someone stole their U-Haul from a local hotel. The couple, who are moving from Texas, ask for help locating precious keepsakes and priceless valuables inside the truck. They said the thieves also stole around $12,000 …

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Nikola Jokic leads Serbia to huge win over Fontecchio’s Italy / News & More Latest News Here

Serbia led by Nikola Jokic erased a 15-point deficit and beat Italy, 90-86, in a friendly tournament in Hamburg. Serbia kicked off the friendly tournament in Hamburg (DBB Supercup 2022) with a great comeback and a narrow win. Led by Nikola Jokic, Serbia erased a 15-point deficit and moved ahead …

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Review of ‘Bad City: Peril and Power in the City of Angels’ by Paul Pringle

Comment this story Comment It started with a piece of advice, which “alludes to something so salacious, so depraved, so outrageous, that it seemed too good to be true.” The tipping implicated an unconscious young woman, an influential dean of the University of Southern California medical school, and a drug-filled …

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Live Updates: US Existing Home Sales Fall for Sixth Consecutive Month

Sales growth was particularly strong in the Americas in the fourth quarter, thanks to the easing of restrictions which led shoppers to return to stores © Reuters Strong fragrance and makeup sales helped Estée Lauder post better-than-expected revenue in the fourth quarter, although the cosmetics group was still hampered by …

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Real soon housing project for Martinsburg Union Rescue Mission | Journal-news

MARTINSBURG – People are always happy to help with the Martinsburg Union rescue mission. A service dog named Patches greets visitors and residents as they enter in front of the main building. Volunteers are waiting at the reception to greet anyone who enters. Residents work hard in the kitchen to …

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Watch: Stolen book returned to Ohio library after 50 years

August 17 (UPI) — A library in Ohio said a book returned to the facility after 50 years was more than just overdue — it had been stolen. The Cincinnati Public Library said the book, Tarzan and the Tarzan twins by Edgar Rice Burroughs, was recently returned to the library …

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Otis Redding Arts Center hearing postponed

The Otis Redding Foundation sent us a statement saying they want to make sure everything is done right. MACON, Ga. — A decision on whether to license a planned arts center in downtown Macon is still weeks away. On Monday, the county’s design review board was supposed to review plans …

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Become an Actor of the First Web3 Social Reservation

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FEEV, the first web3 social booking platform, has announced its NFT launch, along with iOS and Android app launches later this year. The platform will bring social media and booking together in one environment, meaning hotels, flights, events and attractions will all …

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FirstFT: the great test of the European office market

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe/Africa Where Americas edition to send it straight to your inbox every morning of the week Hello. Europe’s office market faces the toughest conditions since the financial crisis, experts have warned, as rising interest rates and …

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Bourne Leisure founders make £300m bid to buy Butlin’s

The family who previously owned Butlin’s, one of the UK’s best-known leisure retreats, have offered to buy the brand from its private equity owners for more than £300million, as the holiday business domestic is benefiting from a boom in stays. The Harris family, who co-founded Bourne Leisure in the 1960s, …

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Hotel worker booked for serving hookah in Chandigarh

A worker at the Whispering Oaks Hotel, Kishangarh, has been arrested for serving hookah despite a ban. Jagdish Chander Yadav, 47, of Mauli Jagran, was arrested after a police check on Friday. A case under Article 188 of the ICC was registered at the IT Park police station. Trio arrested …

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Russians are increasingly flocking to Serbia without a visa | European | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

Krov Community Center is located in a cramped apartment on the top floor in the center of Belgrade. The wood-covered main room is reminiscent of West German party cellars from the 1970s. Normally, it’s a hub for activists from the Serbian capital’s cultural scene. Today, about thirty young women and …

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Serbia’s Firefly strikes deals ahead of Sarajevo TV Awards and ramps up studio construction (EXCLUSIVE)

Based in Belgrade Fireflies Productions concluded a series of agreements in view of this year Sarajevo Film Festivalwhere the Serbian production powerhouse leads the pack with 19 Heart of Sarajevo TV Award nominations, including Best Drama Series for supernatural drama ‘Block 27’ and psychological thriller ‘Black Wedding’. As Variety Previously …

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Serbia’s Firefly strikes a series of agreements and accelerates the construction of studios

Belgrade-based Firefly Productions has struck a string of deals ahead of this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival, where the Serbian production powerhouse leads the pack with 19 Heart of Sarajevo TV Awards nominations, including including best drama series nod to supernatural drama “Block 27” and psychological thriller “Black Wedding.” As Variety …

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Taylor Hospitality Elects Michael White as Chief Executive Officer

Morgantown, WV, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Devoted Assistant General Manager Michael White has been promoted to General Manager of the Hilton Garden Inn – Morgantown, by Taylor Hospitality. Taylor Hospitality has managed and co-owned the hotel since July 1, 2022. White’s career in hospitality management has spanned the …

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6 reasons to pack your bags and book a flight to Kuwait

If you are planning to visit the Middle East, Kuwait City is one of the exciting destinations to consider. The best season to visit the region is autumn and spring when the temperatures are pleasant. There is a lot to explore in Kuwait, ranging from beautiful coastal beaches to archaeological …

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Deloitte Property Index: Romanians need six annual salaries to buy standard housing

Romania ranks second among European countries with the cheapest accommodation, after Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the Deloitte Real Estate Index 2022conducted in 23 countries and 68 cities. The average price per m² in the country is 1,266 euros, calculated on the basis of data from the main cities and …

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Sunshine Coast breaks records with average management fee settlement every 14 days in past financial year

The ResortBrokers Sunshine Coast team racked up $44 million in management rights sales in the region in the last fiscal year alone, including a number of high-profile record deals. Brokers Glenn Millar and Chenoa Daniel sold 26 management rights – an average of one every two weeks – and Sunshine …

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Belgrade construction company co-owner sentenced to prison for failing to pay $2.8 million in payroll taxes | USAO-MT

MISSOULA – The co-owner of H&H Earthworks, Inc., was sentenced today to 30 months in prison after admitting to failing to pay the IRS more than $2.8 million in employee and employer taxes , and instead spent some of the money on personal expenses, including home renovations and recreational vehicles, …

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Fortner publishes second children’s book | New

JONESBORO — Local author Leigh Anne Fortner announced the release of her second children’s book in late July to inspire children in Arkansas and help those in need. Fortner, who grew up in Jonesboro, said Monday she was thrilled to announce the new book, which she titled “Mariposa: A Tiny …

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Weekend: Tucson, Arizona | National

Toto, we’re not in Starkville anymore. Of all the destinations on the Mississippi State away game schedule this year, none is more dramatically different from Starkville than Tucson, Arizona. Located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, Tucson is home to the Arizona Wildcats. Those heading west from northeast Mississippi …

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New book chronicles Trump’s strained relationship with senior military officials

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald J. Trump told his top White House aide he wanted to have generals like those who reported to Adolf Hitler, saying they were “totally loyal” to the regime’s leader. Nazi, according to a forthcoming book. about the 45th president. “Why can’t you be like the …

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Developer offers apartments on site previously considered for Roxbury Prep

The site of a Roslindale auto shop where developers had long sought to build a charter high school — a proposal that turned into a contentious and emotional battle — may soon house an apartment building instead. Dedham-based developer Upton + Partners has proposed a five-story, 124-unit residential building at …

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Belgrade is pushing ahead with a new solar ordinance, aiming to have the city vote in November

BELGRADE — City officials are set to pass a first-of-its-kind solar ordinance, with the intention of ending the current moratorium on commercial solar projects in November. Last week, the Board of Selectpersons made minor language changes to the proposed order and requested that a city attorney review it. Belgrade is …

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Sanya lockdown traps tens of thousands of tourists in ‘Hawaii in China’

Chinese authorities hastily locked down the southern coastal city of Sanya over the weekend, trapping tens of thousands of holidaymakers after a highly infectious strain of Omicron coronavirus was detected in the province known as ” Chinese Hawaii”. Covid-19 cases in China’s Hainan province rose rapidly over the week to …

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Another Chandigarh resident defrauded while booking a hotel room

A man trying to book a room at the Shivalikview Hotel, Sector 17, ended up losing ₹86,525 from his bank account. Debashish Mandal, a resident of Sector 32, Chandigarh, said on July 15 that he wanted to book a room at Shivalikview Hotel. He said his manager looked up the …

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Columbus Designs Fashion Uniforms for New Hilton Hotel Employees

Your Hilton Columbus Downtown bartender or server will soon be a little more fashionable. In partnership with the Columbus Fashion Alliance, Hilton employee uniforms for reception, restaurant and bar staff will be refreshed by the local fashion organization. After:Fashion is Art Gallery Hop event shows how industries connect Kevin Black, …

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The Hotel Reservation Services Market Is Booming Globally

According to research experts from Qurate Research, “Global hotel reservation service Market 2022 Insights, Size, Sharing, Growth, Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Forecast to 2028.” The study is an anthology of in-depth studies on many aspects of the global hotel reservation services industry. It is an admirable effort to offer a true …

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Keller Williams Reports Second Quarter 2022 Results

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest real estate franchise by number of agents, reports its second quarter 2022 results, after achieving significant growth and topping franchise and corporate culture rankings. “Our agents are thriving in very dynamic housing market conditions,” said Sajag Patel, Chief Operating Officer, KW. “We …

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Your random D-Back: Kam Mickolio

A lone wolf in forgotten territory. “It’s hard to be seen up there,” he said. “It’s kind of forgotten territory.” – Kam Mickolio quoted in the Seattle Times in 2011 about playing baseball in Montana There are not many players who come from Montana and have made MLB. According to …

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Suit: Police pursuing white suspect wrongly arrest black man

BOSTON– A suburban Boston police officer pursuing a white suspect pinned a 20-year-old black man to the ground as he walked home and placed a knee on the man’s neck when he had no no evidence he was involved in a crime, according to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed …

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Montenegro government’s church deal triggers no-confidence motion initiative

PODGORICA, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Several political parties have launched a parliamentary no-confidence motion against the government of Montenegro after the signing on Wednesday of a long-contested contract regulating the country’s ties with the powerful Serbian Orthodox Church. Prime Minister Dritan Abazovic insisted the deal would solve a long-standing domestic …

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Montenegro government signs controversial agreement with Serbian Orthodox Church

The headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in the Ukrainian-occupied region of Crimea was hit by a drone attack early on August 20, a Russian-installed administrator reported. Mikhail Razvozhayev, the Moscow-based administrator of the port city of Sevastopol, posted on Telegram that the drone crashed on the roof of …

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Why is it worth booking Airbnbs for a week or more

August 3, 2022 6:50 a.m. Sally French Job : August 3, 2022 6:50 a.m. Updated: August 3, 2022 08:01 Getty Images residence If you prefer vacation rentals like Airbnbs to hotels, then an extended stay can pay off — and not just because you’re spending more time on vacation and …

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Austrian investors build the largest battery unit in Romania

Megalodon Storage intends to complete its 7 MW lithium-ion battery storage unit in Ilfov County near Bucharest next year. Construction work began in the spring. A company controlled by Austrian investors has obtained the energy license for a battery storage facility project in the village of Căciulați in the municipality …

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Serbs are buying more and more apartments in Greece, Trieste and the Bulgarian coast

Serbian citizens buy apartments in Greece in large numbers. On the Chalkidiki peninsula alone, they bought around 15,000 properties last year alone. There also seems to be a craze for buying apartments in Trieste and on the Bulgarian coast, as they are cheaper than those in Greece, reports RTS. Purchasing …

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The death of Millie the moose causes a stir in Belgrade

Millie the moose had become something of a celebrity in Belgrade since she was first spotted in June. She died on Saturday and some complained on social media that a motorboat hit her, resulting in her death. The state Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said a preliminary investigation based …

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Playa Hotels & Resorts Announces Management of Seadust Cancun Family Resort

Seadust Cancun Family Resort will be Playa’s 6e property managed in Mexicoand the 23rd overall for operator, owner and specialist developer all inclusive FAIRFAX, Va., August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Playa Hotels & Resorts NV (NASDAQ: PLYA) (“Playa”) announced today that it has reached an agreement to assume management of …

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Philadelphia Union signs Red Star Belgrade and Kenya midfielder Richard Odada

Union boosted their depth in midfield for the final part of the season by signing Richard Odada, a 21-year-old Kenyan from Serbian club Crvena zvezda. Odada projects himself here as a defensive midfielder. He has been in Serbia for two years, most of which has been on loan at national …

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Air Serbia plans more destinations in China and plans third A330

Air Serbia plans to introduce additional destinations in China once strict Covid-19 measures and restrictions are lifted, with the option for the carrier to add its third widebody aircraft as these limitations are eased. The airline plans to enter the Chinese market in October with a weekly service to Tianjin, …

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Crary Art Gallery will open exhibitions | News, Sports, Jobs

“Scraps of Wood,” in black and white, is among Jamestown photographer George Wiedenhofer’s photographs to be included in an upcoming exhibition at Warren’s Crary Art Gallery. George Wiedenhofer, Jamestown photographer “Captured Experience” is a selection of local and Yosemite-based landscapes in large format black and white photography, including one in …

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Derrick Evans apologized for his actions on January 6. He is now writing a provocative book

Comment this story Comment A former state lawmaker who apologized to a federal judge six weeks ago for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack is now writing a book for a right-wing publisher claiming he has been mistreated. Derrick Evans, who was sentenced in June to three …

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World’s deepest freshwater cave in Moravia sets new record

August 2, 2022 survey Czechs prioritize resolving energy crisis during EU presidency Four-fifths of Czech citizens think that during its presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Czech Republic should give priority to solving the social impacts of the energy crisis, reports ČTK. The poll reveals that Ukraine’s …

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Serbian parliament convenes about 4 months after elections

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s new parliament convened for its first session on Monday, some four months after an election that reaffirmed the dominance of autocratic President Aleksandar Vucic and his right-wing populists. Vucic’s Serbian Progressive Party holds the majority in the 250-member assembly and is expected to lead the …

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