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“Let’s visit Jiri” campaign to be launched

Progressive Youth Assessment Center which has been working to promote Jiri’s tourism, is initiating “Let’s visit Jiri” campaign to promote internal tourism.

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Can Americans still go to Cuba? Yes, but it’s more difficult

Bobbie Bryant, 41, of Orlando, Fla., holds a fan that she got in Cuba as she arrives back to Port Everglades on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed major new travel restrictions on visits to Cuba by U.S. citizens, includinsg a ban on many forms of educational and recreational travel.

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Cuba restrictions hit cruise lines at the start of summer

A woman waves goodbye as another takes pictures of the Empress of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean vessel, as it navigates out of the harbor in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Major cruise lines on Wednesday immediately began dropping stops in Cuba from their itineraries and hastily rerouting ships to other destinations including Mexico, after the Trump administration's new restrictions on travel to Cuba.

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Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors

This photo taken Wednesday, May 1, 2019, shows a cliff at the Fjadrárgljúfur canyon in southeastern Iceland. The canyon area has suffered environmental damages after intense traffic, prompted by the music video "I'll Show You" by Justin Bieber.

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FILE - In this March 5, 2019 file photo, crews work to remove the snow debris from a controlled avalanche that spilled onto Interstate 70 near Loveland Pass, Colo. Historic avalanche conditions persisted in the mountains of Colorado on Thursday, March 7, 2019, shutting down portions of I-70 and prompting a rare warning for drivers to avoid traveling through the region that’s home to many ski resorts.  (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP, File)

Historic avalanche danger persists in Colorado mountains

DENVER (AP) — Historic avalanche conditions persisted Thursday in the mountains of Colorado, shutting down portions of a vital highway that traverses the state and prompting a rare warning for drivers to avoid traveling through the region that's home to many ski resorts.

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Kenya airport strike enters 2nd day as leaders are detained

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A strike by airport workers at Kenya's main airport continued Thursday, but the East African country's flagship airline says operations are returning to normal.

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FILE - This June 11, 2015, file photo shows Virgin Atlantic's newest aircraft a Boeing 787-9 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mich., when Sir Richard Branson, founder and president of Virgin Atlantic Airways, arrived aboard the airplane. Britain's Virgin Atlantic has dropped a requirement that female flight attendants wear makeup, joining other major carriers that have eased their dress and grooming requirements after complaints about turning female employees into sex objects. (Tanya Moutzalias/The Flint Journal via AP, File)

UK airline says female flight attendants can drop makeup

DALLAS (AP) — Britain's Virgin Atlantic has dropped a requirement that female flight attendants wear makeup, joining other major carriers that have eased their dress and grooming requirements after complaints about turning female employees into sex objects.

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Principal scientist, Lucy Woodall, carefully analyses the weather forecast for the planned dive site in the low-lying Farquhar Islands, in the Seychelles, Wednesday March 6, 2019. Brewing bad weather in that area forced the British-based Nekton mission to change course, fearing weather conditions would be too poor to carry out their research, and head instead towards the tiny atoll of Alphonse that offers better protection. (AP Photo/David Keyton)

Bad weather changes course of Indian Ocean exploration trip

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — Bad weather and high seas brought scientists on Wednesday to change the first stop of a unique mission to explore the depths of the Indian Ocean, one of the planet's last great unexplored frontiers. While the initial path of the exploration has changed, the scientists intend to fully explore the deep seas around the Seychelles. Here's a look at what the Nekton Mission hopes to achieve and why the people of the Seychelles, the first stop on this three-year expedition, are excited about its launch.

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In this Feb. 28, 2019 photo, a fossilized dinosaur footprints are shown on a paving stone at the Valley Forge National Historical Park in Valley Forge, Pa. A volunteer at the park outside Philadelphia recently discovered dozens of fossilized dinosaur footprints on flat rocks used to pave a section of hiking trail. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Dinosaur tracks make fresh impression at Valley Forge park

VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (AP) — The national park on the site where George Washington and the struggling Continental Army endured a tough winter during the American Revolution boasts a new feature that's a couple of hundred million years old — dozens of fossilized dinosaur footprints discovered on rocks used to pave a section of hiking trail.

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FILE- In this Jan. 25, 2019, file photo a Southwest Airlines jet moves on the runway as a person eats at a terminal restaurant at LaGuardia Airport in New York.  The CEO of Southwest Airlines Gary Kelly said Tuesday, March 5, that a spike in planes ruled out of service for mechanical items is costing the carrier millions each week because of delayed and canceled flights. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

CEO says Southwest is losing millions weekly in labor fight

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Southwest Airlines says that a spike in planes grounded by mechanics' concerns is costing the carrier millions each week by causing more delayed and canceled flights.

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