Day: October 29, 2020

21 last-minute ways to safely celebrate Halloween at home

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Here's how to throw the perfect last-minute Halloween bash at home.
With Halloween this year looking drastically different due to COVID-19, here’s how to make the most of it at home with games, candy and decorations.

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Indianapolis Colts’ Quenton Nelson to test Detroit Lions run defense

At the NFL scouting combine, you’re bound to hear your fair share of cliché questions from the thousands of media members in attendance. One of the most popular queries posed to prospect after prospect is, “Who do you model your game after?”

That’s not to say the question doesn’t serve a purpose. For many NFL reporters, there’s not enough time to evaluate the hundreds upon hundreds of college prospects, so the answer provides some insight

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Pedo stepdad abused me from age 10, ‘rewarded’ me with McDonald’s and said he’d make me his WIFE

A PEDO who abused his 10-year-old stepdaughter “rewarded” her with McDonald’s and said he wanted to make her his wife.

Roger Vye, 55, said he wanted to take Jasmine to Turkey to marry her and that he wanted to be with her – not her mum.

Jasmine, pictured, was abused by her stepdad Roger Vye


Jasmine, pictured, was abused by her stepdad Roger VyeCredit: Collect
She was just aged 10 when he first abused her


She was just aged 10 when he first abused her Credit: Collect
Roger Vye, pictured, has now been jailed for 16 years


Roger Vye, pictured,
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Amazon had a blowout quarter as people flocked to online shopping

Amazon said Thursday that during the three months ending September 30 its sales grew 37% compared to the same period last year, to $96.1 billion, and profit increased 197% to $6.3 billion. The results topped estimates from Wall Street analysts. They do not include Amazon’s Prime Day event, which took place October 13-14 this year after being postponed over the summer because of the pandemic.

In North America, sales grew 39%, while international sales increased

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Trump officials end gray wolf protections in most of U.S.

Published 3:07 p.m. ET Oct. 29, 2020 | Updated 3:20 p.m. ET Oct. 29, 2020

Bloomington, Minnesota — Trump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S., ending longstanding federal safeguards and putting states and tribes in charge of overseeing the predators.

The U.S. Department of Interior announcement just days ahead of the Nov. 3 election could

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Walmart designates ‘test centers’ for ‘new era of retail’

Walmart has earmarked four stores as “test centers” for piloting new technology and in-store and omnichannel retail concepts and practices.

John Crecelius, senior vice president of associate product and next-generation stores at Walmart U.S., said in a blog post on Thursday that 2020 — marked by vast changes brought by the coronavirus pandemic — has “ushered in a new era of retail,” with customers now “asking for retailers to show up differently.”

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Cannon & Ball star Bobby Ball dies aged 76 after testing positive for Covid-19

A tweet from the Rochdale Hornets RLFC said: “Rochdale Hornets is today saddened to learn of the passing of former director and comedy legend Bobby Ball. The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Bobby’s loved ones.”

Actress Diane Morgan, who starred alongside Ball in The Cockfields, tweeted: “So sad to hear about Bobby Ball. He was such a treat to work with. Never stopped making us all laugh. We’ll miss you, Bobby!”.


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The Formula to Make Remdesivir Is Available to Anyone on GitHub

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment for Covid-19. The drug is called Veklury, although most people refer to it by its scientific name, remdesivir. But what very few people knew is that the recipe for manufacturing the drug has been hiding more or less in plain sight—at absolutely no cost—on the online code hosting platform GitHub.

Of course, one would need the hardware to recreate the almost 400-atom molecule formula.

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Creative Online Marketing Ideas for Real Estate Success

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The success of your real estate venture is highly dependent on the creativity and efficiency of your marketing strategy.

Capturing the attention of potential buyers plays a considerable role in the growth of your investment. It’s well known that the vast majority of consumers purchase their homes through a real estate agent. However, the competition is tough, and it takes out-of-the-box

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‘The ones we play for’: Iowa keeps ‘wave’ for young patients


FILE – In this Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 file photo, Iowa fans wave to children in the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital at the end of the first quarter of an NCAA college football game between Iowa and Miami of Ohio in Iowa City, Iowa. During a season when the atmosphere will be subdued at Iowa home football games because the usual 69,000 fans won’t be there, one tradition will go on uninterrupted.

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In the face of skepticism, artists of all ages are fighting to remember the victims of COVID-19

The youngest coronavirus victim of whom 15-year-old Hannah Ernst drew a digital portrait was 9 years old. The first, her grandfather, was 83. 

“To say he was the most youthful and healthy guy, he had no underlying conditions…” she trailed off, remembering the comments from Internet trolls in the Facebook support groups joking about the “99 percent” who would survive the pandemic. 

“It was that anger partnered with the fact that I realized with the

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Wi-Fi troubles? New tech can give family their own personal network

Mike Feibus, Special to USA TODAY
Published 9:57 a.m. ET Oct. 29, 2020 | Updated 3:30 p.m. ET Oct. 29, 2020


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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – When your children’s online schooling starts bogging down your Zoom presentation, wouldn’t it be great if you could just send their electronics to their room? 

That won’t work, of course. At least not today. Because the laptops and tablets the kids are using make just as much

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The Best HR Software for 2020

As the responsibilities of HR departments grow, so do the capabilities of the software solutions they employ. Human resource management systems these days manage aspects as diverse as sexual harassment training ad payroll. The best HR software can help navigate the intricacies of hiring, firing, benefits administration, and performance management. We look at the best solutions and how they can make managing payroll, in-house certifications, incentives, and other personnel-focused tasks much easier.

What Is HR

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Juliet Italian Kitchen’s Wine Director Helps Us Pair Wine With Halloween Candy

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Unless we all collectively decide to dress up as Ghostbusters for Halloween, it’s safe to say, we’ll be adapting our favorite Halloween traditions for the health and safety of our community. Parents are planning safe celebrations for their kids, friend groups are coordinating their Zoom-friendly costumes and others will be… well, on their couch drinking wine and eating

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How To Host A Virtual Thanksgiving Dinner During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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COVID-19 has put a deep crease in many typical Thanksgiving traditions this year, nixing large in-person get-togethers for the sake of safety. The new CDC guidelines for Thanksgiving cites small dinners as the lowest-risk celebration, while “attending large indoor gatherings with people from outside of your household” is high risk.

Thanks to modern technology, you can celebrate virtually over Zoom (or whatever your preferred video

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New Trump rule requires health plans to disclose costs up front

WASHINGTON — Trying to pull back the veil on health care costs to encourage competition, the Trump administration on Thursday finalized a requirement for insurers to tell consumers up front the actual prices for common tests and procedures.

The late-innings policy play comes just days ahead of Election Day as President Donald Trump has been hammered on health care by Democratic challenger Joe Biden for the administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and its unrelenting

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30 thoughtful gifts teachers actually want in 2020

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Buying gifts for teachers can be deceptively tricky, especially in the time of distance learning. “I know they like kids and use lots of school supplies, but what do they really want?” You’ll be warmed to know that without exception, all the teachers I spoke with named handwritten notes and artwork from their

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The economics behind hotel loyalty programs (with insights from a former Marriott VP)

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In the past, I’ve reported on how loyalty programs are becoming even more important to airlines during the coronavirus pandemic. But after a discussion with Jeff Borman — the former VP of Revenue Management at both Marriott and Hilton — I’ve come to

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How to Target Part of a Web Page Using CSS Selectors

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) allow you to transform the look of your webpages. From fonts and colors to spacing and overall layout, all manner of design tools are at your fingertips. Although CSS is a complicated language in its entirety, there are only two basic concepts you need to understand to begin.

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It all starts with identifying exactly which part of a page you want to style.

CSS = Selectors + Declarations

A CSS file

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6 Tips for Safer Winter Driving | State

ERIE, Pa., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fall is in full swing, and winter is soon to follow. Once the weather conditions change, your driving behavior may need to change as well. Lowering your speed and maintaining a safe distance between vehicles is a start – but there’s much more to consider.

Vehicle maintenance provides another safety layer, so Erie Insurance talked with experts in the field to get their best winter car maintenance

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