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London street named for Freddie Mercury

(CNN) — A suburban London street has been renamed in honor of late musician Freddie Mercury. However, Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, did not grow up on that street. The Bulsara family lived nearby at 22 Gladstone Avenue, which is marked with one of the round blue plaques that the UK uses to commemorate places that […]

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Coronavirus’s Next Victim? It Could Be Europe’s Open Borders

BRUSSELS — For Europe, the coronavirus could not have arrived at a worse time. This was the year — with Britain out, terrorism waning and the migrant crisis at an ebb — that the European Union had hoped to repair and revive its cherished goal of open internal borders. But cases of the virus have […]

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American Airlines shares drop to the lowest in more than 6 years amid coronavirus airline rout

An American Airlines Boeing 787 (front) and Delta Airlines Airbus A350 aircraft (background, obscured) wait to take off at Beijing airport on July 25, 2018. – Beijing hailed ‘positive steps’ as major US airlines and Hong Kong’s flag carrier moved to comply on July 25 with its demand to list Taiwan as part of China, […]

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Why Georgia is one of the world's most underrated skiing destinations

(CNN) — When travelers think of Georgia, its ancient winemaking tradition, epic cheesy breads and trendy nightclub scene usually come to mind. But the country’s greatest asset is actually its snow-capped mountains. Spanning 1,200 kilometers, the Caucasus Mountains cover approximately 60% of the country’s surface area, making the Alps look like child’s play. So why […]

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