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Vietnam to fully reopen by June 2022

Hanoi — Vietnam is planning to reopen key tourist destinations to vaccinated visitors from countries deemed a low COVID-19 risk from December, the government said on Wednesday, October 6, ahead of a full resumption targeted for June next year. Vietnam imposed tight border controls at the start of the pandemic …

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‘Luxury’ 2,700-year-old toilet discovered in Jerusalem

(CNN) — A 2,700-year-old toilet has been found during archaeological excavations of a former royal mansion in Jerusalem. Dating from the end of the 7th century BCE, the private toilet cubicle, was unearthed in the remains of the building, which overlooks the City of David archaeological site and the Temple …

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Woman suffers significant burns while trying to save her dog from a hot spring at Yellowstone

(CNN) — A woman suffered significant thermal burns from her shoulders to her feet while trying to save her dog who jumped into a hot spring at Yellowstone National Park, officials said Tuesday. The 20-year-old woman from Washington state was visiting the park in Wyoming Monday when she and her …

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We’ve spent 2021 testing hundreds of products: These 56 are worth the money

CNN —   Throughout the year, CNN Underscored is constantly testing products — from coffee makers to computers to sheets to shower heads — to help our readers find the absolute best things. Our testing process is rigorous. We spend countless hours of research, consulting experts, reading editorial reviews and …

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Windows 11 review: Should you upgrade right now?

CNN —   Windows 11 is finally here, bringing the biggest update we’ve seen to Microsoft’s PC software in more than half a decade. It’ll give your computer a fresh new look, some new ways to multitask and chat with friends and a few performance enhancements for gaming. But is …

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World’s 50 best restaurants for 2021

(CNN) — The gentle clink of glasses, the low hum of conversation, the soft lights and appetite-whetting scents. All were sadly missed when restaurants around the world were forced to shut their doors in 2020 and 2021, the ovens cold and the owners and workers facing an uncertain future. The …

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Marc Pilcher, ‘Bridgerton’ Emmy winner, dies age 53

Written by Amy Woodyatt, CNNLondon Marc Pilcher, the award-winning hair stylist and makeup designer who won an Emmy for his work on the hit Netflix show “Bridgerton,” has died of Covid-19 at the age of 53, weeks after winning the award. Pilcher’s agency Curtis Brown confirmed the news to CNN …

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Kirsten Dunst opens doors to her charming LA ranch house

Written by Sherry Liang, CNN With references to her career-defining roles and smatterings of family heirlooms, the personal touches throughout Dunst’s 1930s ranch house make it more than just a beautiful space. A Frits Henningsen wingback chair (which she calls her “‘Spider-Man’ purchase”) and an Elizabeth Peyton portrait of Marie …

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Bali gradually reopening to tourists starting October 14

Indonesia will reopen its tourist island Bali for some international travelers, including those from China, New Zealand, and Japan, among others, from October 14, senior cabinet minister Luhut Pandjaitan said on Monday, October 4. Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) in Denpasar will be open to foreign tourists from that …

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Caribbean island, alpine nation move into ‘very high’ risk travel category

(CNN) — The alpine nation of Austria and the Caribbean island of Barbados were deemed “very high” risk travel destinations on Monday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The two locations join four other new additions to the Level 4 category on the CDC’s regularly updated list …

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