What Fast Food Restaurants Are Open on Christmas Day?

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By Daniel Kline McDonald’s, Starbucks, and a few other big names will (selectively) open their doors. It’s not easy to find something to eat during the day on Christmas Day. Most restaurants, even the casual ones that very rarely close, shut their doors for the holiday to give their employees some time off. A few chains, however, buck the trend and keep at least some of their stores open. Even the chains that keep some locations open may also have others that are closed. In some cases, the decision to open or close gets made at the local level while for some brands it’s made by franchise owner… Read More “What Fast Food Restaurants Are Open on Christmas Day?”

Streaming Wars: 5 Things to Watch in 2022

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By Vidhi Choudhary Disney, Netflix, Comcast, and others will continue to fight for streaming customers in the new year. For streaming platforms, it will nearly be all about content in 2022. In 2021, movie studios accelerated their move to streaming services as a distribution outlet for their movies as opposed to a traditional theatrical release. That trend may reverse a little in 2022, but a ton of original content — including many movies that would have once gone to theaters first — are being released on streaming platforms either at the same time as they debut in theaters or without a thea… Read More “Streaming Wars: 5 Things to Watch in 2022”

N.J. reports 6 COVID deaths and 16,626 cases, amid signs pandemic is growing faster

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New Jersey’s record-setting pace did not slow Saturday, as state health officials reported 16,626 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, pushing the figure to levels not previously recorded in the pandemic. The state also reported six additional confirmed deaths. Christmas Day was the third day in a row the state reported in excess of 15,000 cases. Thursday’s figure was 15,482, while Friday’s was 15,630. The seven-day case average, at 11,047, is the highest ever recorded. It’s more than double the average a week ago and is more than 500% percent higher than this time last month. The numbers… Read More “N.J. reports 6 COVID deaths and 16,626 cases, amid signs pandemic is growing faster”

Dicerna Announces Expiration Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period For Novo Nordisk Tender Offer To Acquire Dicerna

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By Business Wire Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: DRNA) today announced that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (“HSR”), in connection with Novo Nordisk’s cash tender offer for Dicerna expired at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on December 24, 2021. As previously announced on November 18, 2021, Novo Nordisk commenced a cash tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Dicerna common stock for $38.25 per share in cash, without interest and subject to any withholding of taxes. The expiration of the HSR waiting period satisfies one … Read More “Dicerna Announces Expiration Of Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Waiting Period For Novo Nordisk Tender Offer To Acquire Dicerna”

Azerbaijani President’s special rep talks work related to ‘great return’ of people to Karabakh region

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By Trend The number of former internally displaced people, provided with housing, as well as those who live in temporary settlements, has been determined, Emin Huseynov, special representative of the President of Azerbaijan in the liberated territories (except for Shusha district), included in the Karabakh economic region, told reporters at an event entitled “President: Continue to win, believe in victory”, Trend reports on Dec. 24. Huseynov said that all this will be taken into account for each settlement during the process of the ‘great return’ of people to Karabakh region. “In this regard, … Read More “Azerbaijani President’s special rep talks work related to ‘great return’ of people to Karabakh region”

Azerbaijani oil prices decrease

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By Trend The price of Azeri LT CIF Augusta, produced at the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field, decreased by $0.32 on Dec. 24 compared to the previous price, settling at $78.92 per barrel, Trend reports referring to the source from the country’s oil and gas market. The price of Azeri LT FOB Ceyhan on Dec. 24 amounted to $78.08 per barrel, down by $0.32 as compared to the previous price. Azerbaijan has been producing Azeri LT since 1997 and exporting it via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) and Baku-Supsa Western Export Pipeline, as well as by rail to the Georgian port of Batumi. Azerbaija… Read More “Azerbaijani oil prices decrease”

Combat duty carried out at high level in liberated territories – Azerbaijani MoD

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By Trend Under the instructions of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Ilham Aliyev, activities on comprehensive provision and improvement of the social and living conditions of Azerbaijan Army Units that are on combat duty in the liberated territories are being continued, Trend reports citing Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. All necessary measures were taken to further improve the combat capability of military personnel serving 24 hours a day in severe climatic conditions and in areas with difficult terrain, as well as to maintain a high l… Read More “Combat duty carried out at high level in liberated territories – Azerbaijani MoD”

YouTube TV’s New Distribution Deal Restores ESPN, ABC To Platform

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For 39 hours, sports fans who rely on YouTube TV to watch games were outraged at the timing of a Walt Disney-owned channel blackout. The blackout went into effect at 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, which happened to be right in the middle of ESPN‘s broadcast of the Los Angeles Lakers–Minnesota Timberwolves game. “Worst timing ever! You did this during Bowl season, NBA Christmas games, and NFL playoff races!? So disappointing,” one YouTube TV subscriber tweeted. Disney and Google, which owns YouTube TV, were able to come to an agreement Sunday afternoon. “We appreciate Google’s collaboration to reach… Read More “YouTube TV’s New Distribution Deal Restores ESPN, ABC To Platform”

NASA telescope set for launch on million-mile voyage

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Kourou (AFP) – The World’s most powerful space telescope is set to blast off on Saturday to its outpost 1.5 million kilometres (930,000 miles) from Earth, after several delays caused by technical hitches. The James Webb Space Telescope, some three decades and billions of dollars in the making, will leave Earth enclosed in its Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou Space Centre in French Guiana. The launch, scheduled in a brief window after 9:20 am (1220 GMT), will send the telescope on a month-long journey to its remote orbit. It is expected to beam back new clues that will help scientists understand mor… Read More “NASA telescope set for launch on million-mile voyage”

Growth Opportunities In The Humanless Construction Market: Six Key Performance Indicators For Project Success

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By PR Newswire DUBLIN, Dec. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Trend Opportunity Profiles – Future of Humanless Construction” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Developers are increasingly investing in digital tools like robotics and automation to improve productivity. 3D printing and other new technologies will lead to rapid advancements in prefabrication and modularization. These advancements, in turn, will improve productivity and reduce overreliance on on-site processes.With a rapidly aging workforce, the construction industry is also expected to face an acute skills sh… Read More “Growth Opportunities In The Humanless Construction Market: Six Key Performance Indicators For Project Success”