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Canada Extends Cruise Ship Ban To Early 2022 Amid Pandemic

The original ban was put in place last April (Representational) Ottawa: Canada said Thursday it was extending a ban on cruise ships entering its waters through February 2022 because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The ban applies to ships carrying more than 100 people, Transport Minister Omar Alghabra said in a statement. “Temporary prohibitions to […]

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The New York Post Made a Profit. Really.

And now for something completely unexpected: The New York Post recorded a profit for the first time in decades. The colorful, pun-happy tabloid made money in the most recent quarter, its parent company, News Corp, said Thursday as part of its earnings report. The Post, which was remade by Rupert Murdoch into the sensationalist, Fleet […]

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Doug Williams promoted to senior adviser to Washington Football Team president Jason Wright

Washington Football Team executive Doug Williams once made history with the franchise. Now he hopes to help shape its future. Washington named Williams as its senior adviser to team president Jason Wright. The move from the football side to the business side of the building will give Williams a chance to impact key decisions awaiting […]

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Somalia Presidential Vote Likely To Be Delayed Amid Political Wrangling

MOGADISHU: Somalia is unlikely to hold its indirect election for a new president on Monday as planned, provincial officials say, despite last-minute talks between President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed and his opponents to arrange the vote. The country, which has had only limited central government since 1991, is trying to reconstruct itself with the help of […]

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Janet Yellen will meet with regulators as scrutiny of ‘meme stocks’ grows.

Janet Yellen, the Treasury Secretary, will meet on Thursday with officials from financial market regulators including the Securities and Exchange Commission to discuss the market volatility created by retail traders, the Treasury Department said, after the remarkable rise in prices of “meme stocks” such as GameStop. The meeting, which will also include the heads of […]

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Jason Garrett expected to return as New York Giants’ offensive coordinator, source says

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New York Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett is expected to return after a shaky season in which the team finished 31st in total offense and points scored, a source told ESPN. Although Garrett will stay, there will be some changes to the Giants’ offensive staff, among them the possibility of internal […]

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Saudi Arabia Reaffirms Support For Yemen Political Solution After Joe Biden Speech

Saudi Arabia reaffirmed support for a “comprehensive political solution” in Yemen. (Representational) Riyadh: Saudi Arabia reaffirmed support for a “comprehensive political solution” in Yemen, state media reported early Friday, after President Joe Biden ended US support for the kingdom’s military campaign in the country. “The kingdom has affirmed its firm position in support of a […]