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Amanda Kloots and ‘Fearless’ Son Elvis Go Horseback Riding with Olivia Munn: ‘Such a Little Cowboy’

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Elvis Eduardo is a cowboy in the making!

Amanda Kloots shared several photos and videos from a family outing where the mom and son went horseback riding on Sunday.

“Such a fun family day riding horses! Elvis was fearless, such a little cowboy,” Kloots, 38, wrote on Instagram of her 1-year-old son. “He loves horses.”

Kloots and Elvis were joined by Olivia Munn for the excursion, and the actress shared several moments from the day on her own Instagram as well. In one photo of Elvis atop a horse, she wrote that it was the toddler’s first-ever horse ride.

Kloots took Elvis to the horse race track at the Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California, last month, discovering the little one’s love for the animals.

“Off to the races!” she wrote on Instagram at the time. “I decided to make Sunday’s ‘family

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  • October 14, 2020
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United Airlines Hunkers Down for Long Air-Travel Drought

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said it is positioning itself to ride out a long downturn in air travel as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

It was a brutal summer for U.S. airlines. Rising infection rates triggered new travel restrictions across the country, keeping passengers at home. United Chief Executive Scott Kirby has been among the most pessimistic about the depth and duration of the crisis, and the airline has flown less than rivals such as

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throughout the pandemic.

The airline has said that strategy will help it preserve cash for an eventual rebound. Chicago-based United on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $1.8 billion, compared with a $1 billion profit during the same period a year ago. United’s sales fell 78% to $2.5 billion.

“We are now focused on

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  • October 14, 2020
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ATP issues stern reminder to players after ‘serious breach’ of Covid-19 protocols at St Petersburg Open

The ATP Tour reacted with consternation on Wednesday after a player – believed to be the American former world No11 Sam Querrey – committed a “serious breach” of Covid-19 protocols at the St Petersburg Open.

In a sequence of events reported by the New York Times’s Ben Rothenberg, Querrey fled Russia in a private jet after testing positive for coronavirus, when he was supposed to be self-isolating in his hotel.

Querrey’s positive test meant that had to pull out of his first-round match against Denis Shapovalov, and the situation was further complicated when his wife Abby and eight-month-old son Ford – who were travelling with him – also tested positive.

Had Querrey and his family been left to quarantine in the player hotel, then that might have been the end of it. But Russian public-health officials were keen to perform further tests, with the possible consequence that anyone showing symptoms

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  • October 14, 2020
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How To Redeem Credit Card Rewards For Airbnb

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to put many Americans’ vacations and hotel stays on hold, road trips to a nearby Airbnb are becoming more popular.

Vacation rental marketplaces, like Airbnb, have gained traction as a home away from home for large group sizes, and even more so now as a covid-friendly option.

Airbnbs offer more room to social distance, and guests tend to have their own kitchen and dining areas. In light of the pandemic, Airbnb has also enhanced its cleaning protocols between stays and asks that hosts provide a no-contact check-in whenever possible.

If you’re looking for some time off this upcoming holiday season, a vacation rental may be the best choice. And the good news is that all those credit card rewards you’ve been stockpiling in quarantine this year can help cover the cost of your next stay.

Before diving in, you’ll first need to find out how

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  • October 14, 2020
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Hermiston Raceway plans one more event to finish out 2020

Like most Pacific Northwest race tracks, Hermiston Raceway had a tough summer, what with COVID shutting the facility down most of the time.

But the racing Waldens — Greg, Laci, Wayne and the rest of the track-promoting family — plan on one final season blowout, set for Oct. 24.

The family put out a recent call on Facebook to see if anyone would be interested in bringing their cars and racing.

They were swamped by resounding positive responses.

Details are still being hammered out, but they’re planning on having almost every division you can think of: Bombers, Hobby Stocks, Hornets, Late Models, Legends, Mini Stocks and Street Stocks.

Ticket sales will start Sunday with only be online sales.

Because of COVID, only the first 250 fans will be able to sit in the stands.

Check the Hermiston Raceway Facebook account for further details.

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  • October 14, 2020
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Tesla Model 3 Long Range AWD: Towing A Teardrop Camper

Towing a teardrop camper is highly viable – and you can expect a range of about ~150 miles for 1000 pounds of trailer. Obviously, this depends on road conditions, trailer type, and wind conditions.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted on Reddit. The author granted InsideEVs permission to use it here.

A few months back, I was searching online for information about towing with the Model 3 and how it impacts consumption. Sadly, I was unable to find any information, so I decided when I test this out I would share my results!

So first the obligatory picture of our Adventure-Ready Model 3 (before properly raised hitch).

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First, we decided we would take this setup for a test drive around the neighborhood. We drove it for a total of 32 miles on roads at speeds of about 45-50mph. This included hills and stop lights/stop signs. In our first initial

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  • October 14, 2020
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Nicola Sturgeon examining Wales-style cross-Border travel ban if Boris Johnson refuses to act

Ms Sturgeon also warned Scots against travel to the areas in the top two tiers of England during the October holidays and singled out Blackpool for special attention.

She warned the Lancashire holiday town is “now associated with a large and growing number of Covid cases in Scotland” and urged people to stay away.

But she faced a backlash from Blackpool’s civic leaders, who said its Covid-19 rate of 218 cases per 100,000 people is one of the lowest in the North West of England and parts of Scotland.

Blackpool Council said “stringent Covid secure measures” were in place, while local hoteliers said Ms Sturgeon singling out the town was “a real kick in the teeth”.

The row broke out as Scotland recorded a record 1,429 cases, with 16.4 per cent of people testing positive. A further 15 deaths were registered.

Mr Drakeford said he was taking action after the

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  • October 14, 2020
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Meet Rover, the internet-famous feline owning the ‘catwalk’

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN) — Rover, the rescue cat, is strutting his way to internet fame. As his online bio says the fashionable feline is “living [his] best nine lives.”

“All of my cameras are filled with Rover,” said Rover’s caretaker/mom, Angelina Kayyalaynen. “We’ve received so many different positive messages on a daily basis like, ‘Thanks for making me smile.’ ‘Thanks for making my day.’”

With 238k followers on Instagram and more than half a million on TikTok, Rover’s videos have drawn international attention.

“We had a request from Taiwan’s vogue magazine. That was just mind-blowing,” Kayyalaynen added. “They posted Rover on their website.”

Kayyalaynen and her husband adopted Rover in 2015 from the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal. The feline companion started as an “adventure cat,”  going on hikes, walks, and camping trips.

“In cold weather, we would put some clothes on him to keep him

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  • October 14, 2020
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What Homeless Students Have to Deal With to Go to School During COVID

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Most nights, people fight and scream outside the small room where Elizabeth Maldonado and her four children sleep—or try to, at least—at a homeless shelter in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Maldonado’s 15-year-old daughter, in particular, fears that if she closes her eyes, someone will burst through the door.

It’s no wonder, then, that her kids—ages 17, 15, 12, and 9—often don’t log on to their virtual classes come morning, Maldonado said. They’re exhausted.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Maldonado’s children are stuck in the room they share at the shelter, without the escape of going to school. They sometimes attend online classes from their beds, where they’re reluctant to turn on audio or video to talk to teachers and peers, as it would betray their cramped, noisy surroundings. And if they leave to find a quieter space, there’s

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  • October 14, 2020
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Is Royal Caribbean’s “priority access” package worth the price? TPG experts weigh in.





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In 2018, Royal Caribbean rolled out “The Key.” It was a new “guest priority” package available to all cruisers who were willing to pay for it. The intent was to give travelers VIP or suite-style benefits while on board. It’s available for a small additional cost without the need of booking the type of suite that offers similar perks.

The only other way to get some of these amenities is to earn a high status tier in Royal Caribbean’s Crown & Anchor Society loyalty program. With The Key, you don’t need to splurge on a suite or have Royal Caribbean status in order to get these perks. It’s strictly a pay-to-play situation.

During our cruise with Royal Caribbean

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  • October 14, 2020