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Aldi opens at Berkeley Commons

The wait is finally over. The new Aldi grocery store is open for business in Goldsboro. The 23,574-square-foot store, located at 1203 N. Berkeley Blvd. in Berkeley Commons next to Old Navy, opened Thursday at 8 a.m. Eager shoppers entered the store under a giant colorful balloon arch and weaved...
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Germany: 1 teen dead, 2 missing after swimming in Rhine

BERLIN (AP) — Germany police said Thursday that a 17-year-old girl has died and two others are missing after going swimming in the Rhine river during a heatwave. Authorities were alerted late Wednesday that three people had been caught in strong currents, police in the western city of Duisburg said. Rescuers were able to recover the 17-year-old but attempts to revive her failed.
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Wacken Organizers Announce Mini-Festival Bullhead City For 2021

Wacken Open Air recently pushed their 2021 festival to 2022, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The festival's organizers are still offering some fun this year, though. Wacken Open Air organizers have announced a new festival called Bullhead City to take place between September 16 and 18 in Wacken, Germany with the following lineup:
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The Latest: Medical adviser: ‘No fans’ safest for Olympics

TOKYO — The top medical adviser to the Japanese government says the safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans. Dr. Shigeru Omi issued his suggestions in a report to the government and organizers. Fans from abroad have already been banned. Organizers are to announce early next week if some local fans should be allowed.

A German biergarten opens to crowds

The Town of Cottageville has welcomed an authentic beer garden next door to Red Brick Pizza on Highway 17. The Cypress Patio German Biergarten opened to crowds on Friday, June 11. Owned by Dave and Heike Stanfield, the beer garden is unique and the only one of its kind anywhere.

Reduced-dose gadobutrol vs standard-dose gadoterate for contrast-enhanced brain MRI

According to ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), a reduced dose of gadobutrol is non-inferior to 100%-standard dose of gadoterate for contrast-enhanced brain MRI. "A 25% reduced gadobutrol dose demonstrated non-inferior efficacy versus standard dose gadoterate for contrast-enhanced brain MRI," corresponding author Jan Endrikat of Germany's University Medical School of Saarland elaborated, "warranting particular consideration in patients undergoing multiple contrast-enhanced examinations."
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Germany to reopen to non-EU vaccinated travellers

Germany will reopen its borders later this month to non-EU nationals who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, the government announced Thursday. Beginning on June 25, non-EU nationals may enter Germany for whatever reason, such as tourism or studying in a university, the interior ministry said. Currently, only those with exceptional...

MV Agusta Rider To Attempt New World Record For Countries Visited

In April, 2021, MV Agusta introduced the latest iteration of the Turismo Veloce sport tourer. The redesigned, newly Euro 5-compliant bike is powered by a 798cc triple that makes a claimed 110 horsepower at 10,150 rpm, in addition to 59 ft-lbs of torque at 7,100 rpm. From the engine internals out, MV engineers and designers alike wanted to make this bike all about smoothness and comfort in operation.
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Coca-Cola loses billions in market value after Cristiano Ronaldo removes bottles and says ‘drink water’

Coca-Cola’s share price dipped by $4bn (£2.8bn) after Cristiano Ronaldo removed two bottles of the carbonated drink in front of him at a press conference and encouraged people to drink water.The Portugal captain moved the cola bottles as he sat down to speak to the media at Monday’s Euro 2020 press conference ahead of Tuesday’s Group F opener against Hungary. He then held up a bottle of water and shouted in Portuguese: “Agua!”Coca-Cola’s share price dropped 1.6 per cent almost immediately from $56.10 to $55.22 (£39.76 to £39.14). The market value of the company fell from $242bn to $238bn...
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Germany wants to exit Lufthansa stake as soon as possible- minister

BERLIN, June 18 (Reuters) - Germany wants to exit its stake in flagship carrier Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) as soon as possible, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said on Friday. "Lufthansa must not be under state influence forever ... And we also want to minimise the influence of the state and we want the success path to mean that the state goes out again as soon as possible," he told an aviation conference.
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German transport minister hopes Europe-U.S. air travel will resume soon

(Reuters) - The German government hopes air travel between Europe and United States will soon start returning to normal, the country’s transport minister Andreas Scheuer said on Friday. “We also need the other direction - that flying to the United States will be possible again,” Scheuer told an aviation conference....
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Instagram will now pack ads into your Reels binges

In the movie Avengers: Endgame, Thanos says, “I am inevitable.” If you think of the internet, Thanos is ads. If you’re using a free product, it’s usually just a matter of time before ads creep into it. That is what’s happening with Instagram Reels — the company’s TikTok rival. Facebook...
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Germany drops US from COVID-19 risk list, clearing way for Americans to visit this summer

American travelers can start planning their trips to visit Germany this summer, now that the U.S. has been removed from the list of countries Germany considers high-risk for the coronavirus. The news was announced by Germany’s health agency, the Robert Koch Institute, during the release of its updated global COVID-19 risk evaluation for countries around the world.