Latest coronavirus: the euro zone raises its economic forecasts for this year and next year

Growth in the US services sector slowed in June from the record pace of the previous month, businesses struggle with higher prices and labor issues. The Institute for Supply Management index measuring activity in the service sector fell to 60.1 last month, the lowest level since February, after a record …

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Las Cruces hotel rooms fill up ahead of Branson space launch

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico – Five days before British billionaire Sir Richard Branson launched into space, his team have booked half of the hotel rooms at the Ramada Hotel in Las Cruces, staff confirmed . “It’s exciting!” said Maryann Costa, administrative assistant at the hotel. “Everyone is like, ‘Yeah! This …

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Airbnb prevents 100,000 people from booking in “anti-party” blitz

The platform pledged to ban “party houses” following a deadly shooting at a Halloween party at a rental apartment building in San Francisco in 2019 (AFP via Getty Images) Airbnb has confirmed that around 100,000 people have been barred from booking local rentals on its platform in the United States, …

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TERS calls for support to tourism businesses in South Africa

With restaurants, hotels, casinos, cinemas, and airlines, such as British Airways, Kulula, and LIFT Airlines, not being able to trade or do business in a feasible manner under the revised lockdown regulations, there is a urgent need for financial assistance to the companies concerned. . DESPERATE TIMES FOR THE TOURISM …

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3 Somerset County Sheriff’s Officers, promoted dog

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo hosted a swearing-in ceremony for three newly promoted law enforcement division supervisors on July 1. The oath of office for promotions was administered by the Superior Court Assignment Judge, the Honorable Thomas Miller. Somerset County Commissioner Director Shanel Robinson was also …

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Briefly Rated Book Reviews | The New Yorker

The Fox, by Francine Prose (Harper). Harvard graduate Simon Putnam, the narrator of this novel, which takes place during McCarthy’s time, finds himself in a prestigious publishing house, where he is soon tasked with revising a salacious pot of mysterious author. The book is full of anti-Communist propaganda, aimed at …

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Obituary: Carole Ann LaPlante – Portland Press Herald

Carole Ann LaPlante PORTLAND – Carole Ann LaPlante passed peacefully to Spirit on June 28, 2021, comforted by the love and support of her family. Carole was born on August 17, 1943 in Portland, where she lived and worked most of her life. Carole attended Portland schools and graduated from …

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Did the filming of Billy Jurges lead to Babe Ruth’s “shot”?

Babe Ruth’s “called stroke” in the 1932 World Series at Wrigley Field might not have happened if it had not been for another unscheduled move. This photo is the subject of a new book by Aurora native Jack Bales, “The Chicago Cub Shot for Love: A Showgirl’s Crime of Passion …

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Slightly higher MSE index

The MSE Equity Total Return index made a marginal gain, closing up 0.05% at 8,040.399 points. A total of 13 stocks were active, where winners and losers totaled five per coin. The total weekly turnover has more than tripled, reaching 0.9 million euros, generated from 78 transactions. In the banking …

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Belgrade microburst damage – NECN

Persistent storm damage causes small vacation hiccups in a town in Maine. On Wednesday evening, residents of Belgrade, a town just north of Augusta and southwest of Waterville, found themselves in the middle of a microburst. According to the National Weather Service, the storm had winds that reached 90 miles …

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