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Tourists Stranded In The Chinese City Of Covid Following A Lockdown
Travel

Tourists Stranded In The Chinese City Of Covid Following A Lockdown

The city of Sanya on China's Hainan island has been placed in lockdown after an outbreak of Covid-19, a contagious virus that causes respiratory problems. People's movements in the city were restricted and public transportation suspended on Saturday morning, authorities said. Around 80,000 tourists were stranded in Sanya as of Friday evening, according to deputy mayor He Shigang. All those currently in the city as well as people who have been there since July 23 are required to stay for seven days and clear five Covid-19 tests before leaving Hainan province, provincial authorities said. The measures come at the height of the summer tourism season for Hainan, which is often called China's Hawaii for its sandy beaches and tropical forests. Flights departing from Sanya were canceled Satur...
Tinder’s First Female CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Has Stepped Down After Less Than A Year As An Employee.
Science

Tinder’s First Female CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Has Stepped Down After Less Than A Year As An Employee.

Tinder's new CEO has ousted its former CEO, Renate Nyborg, after less than a year on the job. Match Group's newly tapped CEO Bernard Kim announced Tinder CEO Renate Nyborg's departure on Tuesday in a letter to shareholders that outlined his "observations" from 62 days on the job. "Our goal is to inspire our brands to optimize everything we do and build the best teams internally to deliver the finest services externally," wrote Kim, making clear that Tinder has fallen short on product execution, attracting new users, and getting people to spend money even as it has continued to add new bells and whistles to its app in recent quarters. Those additions include an integration with Spotify called "Music Mode," which allows people to share a music "Anthem" on their profile and "Blind Date," a f...
Arsenal Defeated Crystal As The English Premier League Returned From Its Winter Break.
Sports

Arsenal Defeated Crystal As The English Premier League Returned From Its Winter Break.

Arsenal store partook in an ideal beginning to the new English Premier League season as it beat Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhurst Park on Friday. A first-half header from Gabriel Martinelli and an own-objective from Palace safeguard Marc Guehi got the three focuses as the association returned after only a 75-dawn. Stockpile director Mikel Arteta said he was glad to get the principal win on the board after what ended up being a precarious match. "Indeed, truly satisfied to win. Three focuses, a spotless sheet, against a truly troublesome rival and a truly extreme spot," he told correspondents after the match. "We showed incredible flexibility to traverse them, and it is truly sure the manner in which we began. "We began truly sharp, truly, not entirely settled to play how we wo...
The US Will Participate In Military Exercises Near The Eastern Border Of India With China.
Politics

The US Will Participate In Military Exercises Near The Eastern Border Of India With China.

The United States will take part in joint military exercises with India less than 100 kilometers from the South Asian country's disputed border with China. The drills will be held in mid-October at an altitude of 10,000 feet in Auli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and will focus on high-altitude warfare training, according to a senior Indian Army officer with knowledge of the matter. Auli is about 95 kilometers from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), an inhospitable piece of land where the disputed border between India and China is roughly demarcated. Sino-Indian relations, strained since a deadly clash between their armies in the Himalayas in June 2020 and further aggravated by China's building of a bridge over the Pangong Tso lake on the border, were further upset by a visit to Ind...
Is It Time To Worry About Monkeypox? Our Medical Analyst Offers Some Insight.
Life Style

Is It Time To Worry About Monkeypox? Our Medical Analyst Offers Some Insight.

Monkeypox, a rare viral disease, has spread rapidly across the United States and globally during the last two months. The World Health Organization declared monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern on June 11, while the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than 6,600 infections in the current outbreak. On Thursday, the Biden administration officially declared monkeypox to be a public health emergency in the United States. What amount ought to individuals stress over contracting monkeypox? Should everybody be attempting to get the antibody? Who are the gatherings most in danger, and what moves would it be a good idea for them to make? How precisely is monkeypox spread and how might individuals keep from attempting to get it? What are normal side...
The New Burberry Picture Featuring Shirtless Adam Driver Is Going Viral.
Fashion

The New Burberry Picture Featuring Shirtless Adam Driver Is Going Viral.

In August, there is one big summer accessory that is thrilling the public: a sculpted set of abs. On Monday, actor Adam Driver starred in another Burberry fragrance campaign. The advertisement for the brand's new fragrance "Burberry Hero" was directed by Jonathan Glazer, who is known for the 2014 music video for the song "Big Jet Plane" by Angus & Julia Stone. The commercial features Driver running across a deserted beach at dusk with a mighty, caramel-colored horse in tow. The two beings dive into the ocean together and emerge as a single animorph, fusing the romantic hero-on-horseback trope with a healthy dose of Greek mythology.   Fans of the actor and members of the press were quick to posit that the campaign images, which show Driver shirtless in waist-deep water, are a res...
Kim Kardashian And Pete Davidson’s Relationship Ends.
Entertainment

Kim Kardashian And Pete Davidson’s Relationship Ends.

Kim Kardashian and comedian Pete Davidson have ended their relationship, a source close to the couple tells CNN. "They did break up this week amicably due to distance and schedules," said the source. The pair, who became Instagram official in March and made their red carpet debut in May, have been romantically linked since October 2021. In an episode of her Hulu series, Kardashian opened up about meeting Davidson when she hosted "Saturday Night Live" and making a connection with him. She said on the show that she attended an after-party but later decided to pursue him. She recounted calling the producer at Saturday Night Live and asking for Pete Davidson's number. The producer provided it, and she texted him. She wasn't thinking, "Oh my God, I'm going to be in a relationship with him."...
The Resurgence Of Unionizing Efforts In The United States Has Been Fueled By The Rise Of Unionizing Campaigns Among Strippers, Knights, And Queens.
Business

The Resurgence Of Unionizing Efforts In The United States Has Been Fueled By The Rise Of Unionizing Campaigns Among Strippers, Knights, And Queens.

On any given weekend night in North Hollywood, more than a dozen dancers at the Star Garden topless bar are protesting their employer's refusal to let them return to work by holding signs in front of the club. The dancers have been locked out for four-plus months after they petitioned the owners to reinstate two of their fired colleagues, improve security and safety measures, and recognize their right to form a worker union. In 2003, strippers at San Francisco's Lusty Lady successfully formed America's first unionized strip club — but since then, no other such effort has succeeded. That is to a great extent in view of fruitful unionization endeavors at behemoths like Starbucks (SBUX), Amazon (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL), which snatched features and motivated others to send off their own — i...