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This 32-year-old saves money on travel by cat-sitting around the world

Madolline Gourley says she’s discovered a great money-saving strategy for travelling abroad – and it only requires 30 minutes of work per day. The 32-year-old, based in Brisbane, Australia, travels the world house- and cat-sitting. In exchange for her half-hour of labor – which includes feeding, snuggling and cleaning litter boxes – Gourley receives free […]

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Coronavirus daily news updates, May 9: What to know today about COVID-19 in the Seattle area, Washington state and the world

Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Monday, May 9, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources. The U.S. death toll from the pandemic will hit 1 million this […]

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After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

SYDNEY, Feb 7 (Reuters) – Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travellers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting billions of dollars into the world No. 13 economy. The move effectively calls time on the last main component of Australia’s response to […]

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Bengals News (1/23): Cincinnati shocks the world

McPherson Saves Best For Last Again With Big Chill Nerves Re-Writing Bengals Record BookIn just his rookie year, an Evan McPherson last-snap kick has won the opener, a prime-time game, the AFC North and now a trip to the AFC title game after his 52-yarder split the 27 degrees, the heart of Music City and […]

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AUKMIN shows the UK is a world away from Australia

Last week’s AUKMIN consultations between Australia and the United Kingdom, the first since 2018, suggested both sides were injecting new energy into this relationship. As Australia increasingly “mainstreams” European partnerships within its Indo-Pacific focused foreign policy, it’s worth scrutinising the AUKMIN outcomes closely. How much does the UK’s worldview align with Australia’s? What more should […]

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New Year’s Eve countdowns around the world

People around the world are beginning to wave goodbye to 2021 and welcome 2022. The Pacific Island nations of Tonga, Samoa and Kiribati are the first to see the new year — when it is still 5 a.m. on December 31 on the East Coast of the United States and 11 a.m. UTC (Coordinated Universal […]

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Business

Lifting Sanctions on Iran Will Pose Risks to World Businesses

Text size U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken. EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/POOL/AFP/Getty Images About the authors: David F. Eisner, formerly a Wall Street executive and corporate CEO, served as the assistant secretary for management at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 2018-2021. Richard Goldberg, senior advisor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, served as the director for […]

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As omicron variant is detected around the world, travel bans may be too late, experts say

As governments scrambled to close their borders to southern African countries as a shield against a potentially dangerous new coronavirus variant, experts warned the travel bans may be too late – with confirmed and suspected cases cropping up as far away as Asia and Australia. The variant, dubbed omicron, has a high number of mutations […]

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