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Europe's 4 Visegrad nations lift some travel restrictions

May. 14, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's four Visegrad countries on Friday lifted travel restrictions between the Czech Republic and Hungary for people vaccinated against COVID-19 and discussed how to cooperate to boost tourism. The foreign ministers' meeting in Lodz, central...

The Latest: US advises Americans to reconsider travel

May. 13, 2021 19:34 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the harrowing fighting between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers (all times local): WASHINGTON - The State Department is advising Americans to reconsider any travel they may have planned to Israel and the Palestinian territories...

Airbnb reports 1Q loss of nearly $1.2 billion, revenue rises

May. 13, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

Airbnb reported Thursday that its first-quarter loss more than tripled, to $1.17 billion, as travel remained depressed by the pandemic and the company was weighed down by costs from past borrowing. However, revenue topped the same period in 2019, and Airbnb recorded...

Greyhound Canada to cut all routes, end operations

May. 13, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Greyhound Canada is permanently cutting all bus routes across the country, shutting down the intercity bus carrier’s operations in Canada after nearly a century of service. The motor coach company said its remaining routes in Ontario and Quebec will...

Kentucky tourism gets $5M in federal funds for marketing

May. 13, 2021 04:50 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say they will use $5 million in federal funds to help boost tourism across the state. The Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet will use the funds to encourage safe travel to all 120 Kentucky counties, a statement from Gov. Andy...

16 new cases cause worry in Taiwan, Tsai says don't panic

May. 12, 2021 04:59 AM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president on Wednesday sought to reassure the public that the government is capable of withstanding a further outbreak of COVID -19 after 16 local cases were detected. The exact origins of the cases have not yet been discovered. ...

Canada's next 2 World Cup qualifiers moved to US

May. 10, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

Canada will play its next two World Cup qualifiers in the United States due to coronavirus travel restrictions. The Canadians' road game against Aruba on June 5 will be played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the Canadian Soccer Association said Monday. ...

South Dakota residents from India carry worldwide worry

May. 10, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The country of India is going through its worst surge of COVID-19 since the pandemic started more than a year ago, but its effects are reverberating across the world, even in the city of Sioux Falls, where residents have been forced to remain oceans apart because of...

The Latest: Connecticut data show COVID-19 vaccine effective

May. 07, 2021 17:53 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. -- Of the more than 1.4 million Connecticut residents who are now fully vaccinated, 242 later became infected with COVID-19, according to data released Friday from the state Department of Public Health. Among the 242 so-called “vaccine breakthrough...

Spaniards hold their breath as sweeping virus measures end

May. 07, 2021 10:44 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain will relax nationwide pandemic measures this weekend, including travel restrictions, but some regional chiefs are complaining that the six-month-long national state of emergency will be replaced by a patchwork of conflicting approaches. Now that the...