Jussie Smollett to go on trial in alleged hoax attack that once captivated Chicago

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Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO — Thirty-three months, one mayor and two police superintendents ago, before Chicago joined a nationwide reckoning on race and suffered through a deadly pandemic, the city’s attention was captivated by one man. Jussie Smollett. The alleged racial and homophobic attack on the then-“Empire” actor on a frigid night in January 2019 led to one of the most momentous minor felony cases in Cook County history. Under an international media spotlight, the case spiraled into a tangle of rumors and culture-war flashpoints, competing lawsuits, a special prosecutor’s investigation, and a political cr… Read More “Jussie Smollett to go on trial in alleged hoax attack that once captivated Chicago”

Gold IRA: Is This New Type of Retirement Account a Good Post-Pandemic Investment?

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Due

Today’s precarious economic environment makes a strong argument for alternative retirement investments for the post-pandemic era. This, at least, is the prevailing sentiment among many investors and market-watchers who fear the effects of inflation, high borrowing costs, unstable foreign capital markets as exemplified by Evergrade, and a potential stock market pullback. In fact, the year-over-year rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the 12-month period ending September 2021 was a staggering 5.4%. This jump exceeded expectations, and constitutes the biggest leap in the CPI since 2008, at… Read More “Gold IRA: Is This New Type of Retirement Account a Good Post-Pandemic Investment?”

“Checkmate dipshit”: Asmongold mocks NFTs on Twitter, calling them “ridiculous”

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Inven Global

“Am I out of touch or have people lost their minds?” World of Warcraft veteran Asmongold has expressed that he’s not a fan of NFTs, a rising trend in the gaming community and beyond. Many influencers, from esports organizations to content creators, have started getting involved with cryptocurrency and NFTs, which are “non-fungible tokens.” NFTs are becoming more and more popular, with everything from Twitch clips to artwork becoming available in this medium. While definitely innovative, a lot of people have started questioning the validity of owning digital artwork and have become skeptical if… Read More ““Checkmate dipshit”: Asmongold mocks NFTs on Twitter, calling them “ridiculous””

These 5 cities doubled in U.S. vacation rental demands this year, according to VRBO

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NJ.com

Vacation rental company VRBO released its 2022 vacation rental trend report to provide a glimpse into where families are heading for the upcoming year. The top five cities VRBO listed as up-and-coming destinations were: Cincinnati, OhioYorktown, Va.Niagara Falls, N.Y.Harrisburg, Pa.Matanuska-Susitna, AlaskaVRBO also gave some insight into vacation rental properties, which have seen an increase in demand. For example, chalets experienced an “85% increase in demand year over year.” The vacation rental company also noticed a trend among family-oriented consumers who are letting their children mak… Read More “These 5 cities doubled in U.S. vacation rental demands this year, according to VRBO”

Finalists in double mini trampoline among women announced at 28th FIG Age Group Competitions in Baku

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Azer News

By Trend The finalists in double mini trampoline among women in the 15-16 age group were disclosed during the final day of the 28th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions in Baku, Trend reports on Nov. 28. Such gymnasts as Molly McKenna (UK, 66.600 points), Ava Binkowski (US, 66.300 points), Sofia Tatarova (Russia, 66.100 points), Rosalie Thongphay (US, 65.800 points), Jacqueline Kent (US, 65.200 points), Esther Pacheco (Spain, 65.000 points), Elina Terekhova (Russia, 65.000 points), Jocelyn Bain (US, 64.900 points) reached the final. The 28th FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Ag… Read More “Finalists in double mini trampoline among women announced at 28th FIG Age Group Competitions in Baku”

Georgia imposes new regulations for citizens from 8 countries

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Azer News

By Trend At the decision of the Interagency Coordination Council, Georgia tightens state border crossing regulations for citizens from 8 countries in connection with spread of the new strain of coronavirus, Trend reports citing 1tv.ge. The regulations will enact from November 28, the Governmental Administration reports. Any person regardless of citizenship who traveled to the below-listed countries during the last 14 days, will be subjected to a 14-day quarantine at the government-assigned facilities. These countries are: South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Malawi. Th… Read More “Georgia imposes new regulations for citizens from 8 countries”

Presidents of Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan discuss current areas of bilateral relations

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Azer News

By Trend As part of participation of in the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Ashgabat, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov met with Turkmen leader Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Trend reports citing Kabar. The press service of the Kyrgyz president reported that the leaders of the two countries discussed current areas of the Kyrgyz-Turkmen bilateral relations, as well as the implementation of agreements reached at the highest level. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow warmly greeted Sadyr Zhaparov and expressed gratitude for accepting his invitation to participate in the anniv… Read More “Presidents of Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan discuss current areas of bilateral relations”

Good News from Israel (November 28, 2021)

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San Diego Jewish World

By Michael Ordman Michael Ordman NETANYA, Israel — In the November 28, 2021 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include: Two Israeli breakthroughs in cancer research.Two Israeli women “break the glass ceiling” – in innovation and IDF leadership.Two historic events uniting Israel and the UAE.Two more cool Israeli energy-saving innovations.Boost in Israel’s economic ties with Serbia and Morocco.Four more billion-dollar Israeli companies.Israeli wins at the Emmy awards and in the World jiu-jitsu championships.Two major Temple-era archaeological discoveries in JerusalemISRAEL’S MEDICAL A… Read More “Good News from Israel (November 28, 2021)”