Month: September 2020

Passport, visa, vaccination? Covid-19 immunization may become compulsory for international travel, says Russian scientist

Russia’s chief infectious diseases specialist believes mandatory vaccination against coronavirus for those traveling abroad would be an effective measure to combat the pandemic.

Speaking to Russian news agency TASS, Vladimir Chulanov explained that forcing travelers to receive a jab would be up to each individual country, but it would be a “reasonable measure” to help prevent the spread of the virus.

“Vaccination is the most effective method of protection,” Chulanov said. “If we have a vaccine, such a measure may be introduced, but it all depends on countries’ decisions and the overall epidemiological situation.” 

Chulanov is not the first Russian official to float the idea of compulsory vaccinations. On September 10, Sergey Glagolev, an adviser to Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko, suggested making vaccination against Covid-19 a condition for international travel, explaining that most people travel by plane, using major airports, where there are many people from different countries.


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For Chuck E. Cheese, ‘a beautiful atmosphere’ remains after COVID ravages business

No more dance parties? Oh, well. For Chuck E. Cheese restaurants, there hasn’t been much to celebrate in 2020 anyway until recently.

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Trump is betting big on the suburbs, but his strategy is failing ‘bigly’

Arguably more than any other group, suburban voters were responsible for returning Democrats to majority control and Nancy Pelosi to the Speakership of the House of Representatives in 2018. In the hours following the election, Politico described the midterms as a “suburban bloodbath” for the GOP, with the vast majority of Democratic gains in districts adjacent to cities.

Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: Trump is betting big on the suburbs, but his strategy is failing 'bigly'

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Trump is betting big on the suburbs, but his strategy is failing ‘bigly’

Just two years previously, then-candidate Donald Trump won the overall suburban vote by five percentage points according to exit polling. That margin fueled his razor-thin wins in the key “Blue Wall” states of Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and kept Arizona, Florida and North Carolina in the GOP column. Trump successfully capitalized on what has long been one of the key bastions for reliable GOP support. Since 1980, “Republicans have lost the suburbs only three times since

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The Best Trade Every NBA Team Can Actually Make This Offseason | Bleacher Report

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    Despite this offseason’s talent-deficient and cash-strapped free-agency period, NBA teams aren’t just going to give up on trying to improve themselves. So the upside to what could be an uneventful set of signings is that trades, which are even more fun, could spike.

    We won’t see every team swing a deal, but we’ve got a favorable hypothetical swap ready for all 30 teams anyway.

    A team’s “best” trade depends on its circumstances—roster needs, financial motivators and where a club sits on the rebuild-to-contend continuum will all be factors. Win-now moves and large salary acquisitions aren’t for everyone.

    Though we’ll certainly slant these deals in favor of the team in the section header, we can’t just toss out suggestions of highway robbery. Proposed trades have to make at least some sense for both parties—even if it takes a little squinting and suspension of disbelief to

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Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar Reveal How They Really Feel About Jana Starting Her Own Business

Jana Duggar has defied her role as a Duggar woman. The Counting On star recently revealed that she plans to start her own home decor business and hopes to one day have a brick and mortar store. But it’s unlike Duggar women to run their own business, and now her parents have opened up about how they feel about their oldest daughter taking this step.

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Jana Duggar revealed she’s planning to start her own business

During a recent episode of Counting On, Jana Duggar’s brother, John revealed that his twin sister was looking to start her own business. The Duggar family is full of entrepreneurs, and Jana is now taking steps to make her own money as well. Jana and John took a woodworking class while on a trip to Knoxville, Tennessee, and Jana went into detail about what

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WWE Reportedly Already Planning A Babyface Turn For Roman Reigns

WWE did the unthinkable when it turned Roman Reigns heel last month, but his stint as a villain may not last very long.

Following Reigns’ shocking move to the dark side at SummerSlam, “The Big Dog” is expected to have a much different relationship with his new manager Paul Heyman than Brock Lesnar does. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t shed some light on WWE’s plan for Reigns and his pairing with Heyman: “Dave Meltzer reported in this week’s Wrestling Observer Newsletter that the idea is that since everyone knew that Lesnar was everyone’s mercenary and was also friends with Heyman, WWE wants fans to know that there is no friendship between Reigns and Heyman…The idea for their storyline is that it is Reigns

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Google Pay redesign puts loyalty near cards

The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the web:

Loyalty play

Fresh off its success luring banks, Google Pay is rearranging its interface in an attempt to make it easier to find and add cards and loyalty passes by locating more elements on the main screen.

The design removes the bottom tab menu, placing all options in the “hamburger menu” at the top of the screen, a reversal after de-emphasizing this design for the past few years, reports Android Central. There’s also a floating action button that allows users to add cards and passes to the app.

Google Pay has undergone several redesigns over the years, and recently has gained ground in international markets such as India and adding the mobile wallet to other Google services including maps, transit tickets and loyalty cards.

Funding Affirm

As more consumers look for alternatives to credit

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A Bluetooth Flaw Leaves Billions of Devices Vulnerable

The October issue of WIRED took a close, in-depth look at the state of election security. While lots of it isn’t pretty, we did find some pockets of hope. Data scientist Sara-Jayne Terp is on a mission to stamp out misinformation. The former Facebook employees at the nonprofit Acronym are hoping to use the Trump’s 2016 strategies against him. And we dug into the story of STAR-Vote, an audacious plan to secure voting machine tech for good.

There’s more! We talked to Stacey Abrams about how to overcome voter suppression. We looked at how some countries have successfully stymied Russian interference efforts. And we explained how you’ll know for sure that the presidential election results are valid, no matter how loudly Trump yells that they’re going to be rigged.

Plenty of non-election news happened this week as well. Customs and Border Protection seized 2,000 OnePlus Buds, claiming they were counterfeit

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Columbus Crew’s new training facility completes stage of construction ahead of summer 2021 opening – Sports – The Columbus Dispatch

Stamped with the Columbus Crew SC name and the signatures of club staff and players, the final steel beam was raised to the top of the Ohio Health Performance Center on the west side of Mapfre Stadium on Friday afternoon to commemorate an ending of one phase of construction on the club’s new training facility.

On schedule to open June 2021, about a month before the new downtown stadium opens next year, the $30 million training facility will be 42,000 square feet with three fields for the Crew and one for the Crew Academy youth teams.

Both the first team and academy will have their own locker rooms, lounges, training and workout rooms at the facility with a full dining area and kitchen. The first team will have its own sleep and recovery room in addition to a hydrotherapy area.

Crew chief business officer Steve Lyons said the next phase

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Network Analytics Market Pre & Post COVID-19 Market Estimates, Business Planning and Remarkable Growth | SAP SE, Accenture PLC, Alcatel-Lucent SA

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