Biden open to compromise on infrastructure, but not inaction – The Denver Post

President Joe Biden drew a red line on his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan Wednesday, saying he is open to compromise on how to pay for the package but inaction is unacceptable. The president turned fiery in an afternoon speech, saying that the United States is failing to build, invest and research for the future and […]

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COVID-19: Australian Open stars to self-isolate after positive coronavirus case at hotel

Up to 600 players, officials and staff at the Australian Open will have to self-isolate after a positive coronavirus case was identified at one of the event’s quarantine hotels. Daniel Andrews, the political leader of Victoria state, called a late-night news conference to announce the case and urged anyone with symptoms in Melbourne to get […]


PM aims to show open borders with new investment office

Boris Johnson will this week seek to portray Britain as a welcoming destination for foreign investors by unveiling plans for a Downing Street operation aimed at securing backing for multibillion-pound infrastructure projects. Sky News has learnt that officials at Number 10 are coordinating the launch of a unit called the Office for Investment, which insiders […]

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Voting is open for Katmai National Park's iconic Fat Bear Week

Fat Bear Week is back, and voting is now open. The event is hosted by Katmai National Park and features a dozen brown bears preparing for hibernation. It’s an annual tournament comparing chubby bears and it’s getting renewed attention in 2020 as pandemic-weary Americans search for reasons to smile and look at adorable wildlife. Katmai National Park selects 12 […]

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Turkey open to Mediterranean Sea talks but 'determined': Erdogan

Turkish leader promises to continue to implement ‘a decisive and active’ policy in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday Ankara was open to “constructive” talks but would remain determined in its eastern Mediterranean standoff with Greece. Erdogan made the comments in a videoconference call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before […]

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C-470 express lanes to open to motorists for free this weekend after 4 years of construction

The four-year revamp of C-470 between Wadsworth Boulevard and Interstate 25 is coming to an end, as highway officials get ready to open freshly built express lanes for testing starting Saturday. Motorists will be able to use the new toll lanes for free until mid-August while the tolling technology is tested and primed for public […]

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Baltic states open a pandemic ‘travel bubble’

The Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have opened their borders to one another, creating a coronavirus “travel bubble”. From midnight on Thursday, citizens and residents can move freely between the three EU nations. Anybody arriving from outside the zone however must self-isolate for 14 days. This is the first “travel bubble” in Europe […]