Actor and NC native Zach Galifianakis has message about voting

Zach Galifianakis, a North Carolina native who rose to fame as a “lone wolf” named Alan Garner in the hit 2009 comedy “The Hangover,” has a serious message for his fellow North Carolinians ahead of the Nov. 3 election.

“Please vote. Please,” he said Wednesday in a public service announcement.

Galifianakis recorded the one-and-a-half-minute nonpartisan PSA for NowThis. In the video, he introduces himself as “born and raised in North Carolina” before describing how to register to vote ahead of the Oct. 9 deadline.

“Voting in North Carolina is easy,” he begins by saying.

To register online, Galifianakis tells voters to visit the DMV website with their driver’s license and Social Security card on-hand.

“It’s that easy. It takes less than 5 minutes,” he says. “Not to brag, but I did it in less than four.”

Anyone without a driver’s license or who wants to register offline can ask for

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Boyd Gaming to lay off hundreds at downtown Las Vegas hotels

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The coronavirus casino closure is ending, with cards to be dealt, dice to roll and slot jackpots to win starting Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. (June 4)

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LAS VEGAS – A decline in travel between Hawaii and Southern Nevada has led U.S. casino company Boyd Gaming to cut almost 300 workers at two downtown hotels.

In letters to Nevada unemployment officials, Boyd revealed 284 employees at the California Hotel and Casino and Main Street Station will lose their jobs on Nov. 13.

“As we are all aware, the pandemic continues with no predictable date for its end,” a Sept. 13 notice said. “The economy continues to struggle and extended travel-related restrictions are preventing many customers from visiting our properties.”

The layoffs – 116 at Main Street and 168 at California – impact every manner of casino worker, including bartenders, chefs, cocktail servers and card dealers.

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India’s Tally Crosses 67 Lakh-mark With Spike of 72,049 New Cases; Dabbawalas Allowed to Travel in Mumbai’s Locals



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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The US Food and Drug Administration told coronavirus vaccine developers on Tuesday it wants at least two months of safety data before authorising emergency use, a requirement that would likely push any US vaccine availability past the November 3 presidential election. A senior administration official confirmed to Reuters that the White House had approved the plan, which undercuts President Donald Trump’s hopes of getting a vaccine before voters go to polls. In August, President Trump had said it was possible the United States would have a coronavirus vaccine before the November 3 election, a more optimistic forecast than timing put forth by his own White House health experts. Asked on the Geraldo Rivera radio program when a vaccine might be ready, “Sooner

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TAT supports “Listen to the Earth in Silence” responsible travel event

, TAT supports “Listen to the Earth in Silence” responsible travel event, For Immediate Release | Official News Wire for the Travel Industry

Bangkok, 06 October, 2020 – The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is delighted to provide support to the staging of the “Listen to the Earth in Silence” responsible travel event, in partnership with Dusit International, Sounds of Earth, the Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), and the Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Nithee Seeprae, TAT’s Executive Director for Advertising and Public Relations Department, said, “In line with the TAT’s vision for a sustainable future for Thailand’s tourism industry, this event showcased some of the innovative ways we can welcome and delight visitors in the new normal while limiting our impact on the environment.”

Held on 2 October, 2020, at the Dusit Thani Hua Hin, the “Listen to the Earth in Silence” event showcased how resorts could sustainably host events with low-impact travel methods, considerate using technology, doing community-focussed activities, and enjoying distinctive shared experiences that celebrate art, culture, and the

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Why Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean Stocks All Popped Today

What happened

It was a slow start today, but as the day wore on, shares of cruise ship operators Carnival (NYSE:CCL), Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NASDAQ:NCLH), and Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE:RCL) all weighed anchor and set sail in afternoon trading. By close of trading Wednesday, shares of Carnival ended 5.3% higher, Norwegian notched a 4.5% gain, and even Royal Caribbean edged up 2.8%.

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So what

Just before noon, J.P. Morgan gave a lift to the entire industry when it declared itself “incrementally bullish” on cruise operators, and raised its price targets across the board: It hiked Carnival stock to $17 a share, raised Norwegian Cruise to $22, and took Royal Caribbean higher to $79.  

The analysts are currently attending the four-day Seatrade Cruise Virtual industry conference (the source of several bullish comments from cruise company CEOs earlier this week), and their big takeaway from

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Save up to 55% on the world’s leading science, tech and history magazines

The holidays are the perfect time to stock up on quality reading material for the winter, but why not ensure your shelves are full for the whole year ahead? There is no better way than with a subscription to the world’s leading science, tech and history magazines. With annual and quarterly offers available in print and digital, you can bag the perfect holiday gift early and save money while you’re at it.  



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With a quarterly digital subscription, you will save 45% on the cover price — that’s just $7.15 for three issues — while our annual offers will make your gift last all year! If you love getting hold of a print copy, you can also get each issue delivered to your door, as well as your device, with our print

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The Ultimate Shenandoah National Park Travel Guide

It might be easy to overlook this 200,000-acre slice of the southern Appalachians in Virginia. At first glance, Shenandoah National Park doesn’t have the obvious cachet of some other units in the park system. But if you know where to look, there is an abundance of adventure within its green ridges and pastoral valleys. The mountains that lie within the park boundaries rise dramatically from the valley floor, some gaining 3,000 feet of elevation. From a distance, they may appear deceptively mellow, but they’re filled with craggy granite peaks, waterfalls, and tight gorges, so hikes are often full of rock scrambles and river crossings. 

Given its proximity to major cities like Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, 90 minutes to two hours east, Shenandoah sees its fair share of crowds during the high seasons of summer and fall. Thanks to the convenience of the Skyline Drive, a 105-mile road that bisects the

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Prime Day deals: these SPECTACULAR massage gun deals will bring a smile on your face

Amazon Prime Day deals for everyone! Well, it is not Amazon Prime Day yet but with the below EXCLUSIVE discount codes, you can save big on these excellent Addsfit massage gun deals. Both the standard-sized Addsfit Max and the smaller Addsfit Mini can be bought for cheaper now.

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The best Black Friday deals might be another month and half away – and so are the best 

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Prince William & Kate Middleton split up when he went on a Greek yachting trip with an all-female crew, new book claims

PRINCE William and Kate Middleton’s early relationship is well-documented, with the couple briefly splitting in 2007 – but a new book claims that’s not the only time they broke up. 

Royal author Robert Lacey claims the pair parted ways during a summer break, when The Duke of Cambridge went on an all-boys sailing trip – with an all-female crew. 

Kate is said to have caught William's eye when she wore a sheer dress at a fashion show

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Robert made the claims in his new book, Battle of Brothers, the Mail reported, outlining details of the split in 2004. 

The parents-of-three got together when they both attended St Andrews, and Kate caught Prince William’s eye in a sheer dress – which showed her underwear – at a university fashion show. 

Their romance blossomed and the couple, both 38, moved into a flat together for their second year, along

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Covid-19 pandemic isn’t ground to relocate abroad a child involved in custody battle: HC





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The Bombay high court (HC) has refused to accept that the spread of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in the country is a valid ground to allow a Thai national and a person of Indian origin (PIO), who is engaged in a legal battle with her estranged husband, to relocate her son (12) to Bangkok.

“This ground of Covid-19 pandemic for relocation does not appeal to us at all,” said the two-member HC division bench, comprising Justices Amjad Sayed and Abhay Abuja, on October 1, while dismissing the petition filed by the woman, who is married to a Mumbaikar.

The woman, who has been estranged from her husband since 2012, had moved the HC in June, seeking urgent orders to allow her to relocate her son to Bangkok until the time the petition for his custody was decided by the family court at Bandra.

The petitioner

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