Thyme Hill speeds home at Newbury to stake claim for staying hurdlers’ crown

Thyme Hill landed the first blow in what could prove to be a season-long rivalry here on Friday as he held the late charge of Paisley Park, the 2019 Stayers’ Hurdle winner, by one-and-a-half lengths in the Ladbrokes Long Distance Hurdle with McFabulous, the favourite, only third. All three are likely to be aimed at the Stayers’ Hurdle in March, while the Long Walk Hurdle next month and the Cleeve Hurdle in January could also bring two or more of Friday’s protagonists together on the road to the Festival.

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a group of people riding on the back of a horse: Thyme Hill jumps the final flight at Newbury in spectacular style.

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Thyme Hill jumps the final flight at Newbury in spectacular style.

It took some time for the field to even break into a canter, and the race was more a sprint up the straight than a test of stamina. Thyme Hill, though, was a comfortable winner on the day and Philip

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New Jersey school board member resigns after streaming bathroom break during meeting

WOODLAND PARK, N.J. – Here’s a reminder of why you should stop taking Zoom into the bathroom.

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A New Jersey school board member accidentally broadcast her bathroom break during a board meeting.

Frances Cogelja, a Hackensack school board member, resigned Tuesday after the broadcast,, part of the USA TODAY Network, reported.

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The Zoom mishap happened during Monday’s Board of Education meeting. By Tuesday afternoon, the school district’s website had posted an announcement that Cogelja had resigned.

a flat screen television: Zoom app on March 30, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia.

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Zoom app on March 30, 2020, in Arlington, Virginia.

Cogelja has come under fire for her criticism of LGBT curriculum and for her initial refusal to approve an anti-racism board resolution.

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Black public figures urge airlines not to carry out Home Office deportation | Home Office

Eighty-two black public figures have written to airlines who have worked on deportation charter flights urging them not to carry up to 50 Jamaicans the Home Office wants to deport next week.

Signatories include the author Bernardine Evaristo, model Naomi Campbell, historian David Olusoga and actors Naomie Harris and Thandie Newton, as well as lawyers, broadcasters and NGO chiefs. Leading Windrush campaigners including Michael Braithwaite and Elwaldo Romeo have also signed. The letter has been sent to six airlines known to have previously worked with the Home Office on deportation charter flights.

It urges the airline chiefs to refuse to operate the flight on 2 December, the second Jamaica deportation flight this year, if they have been approached by the Home Office to do so, and to pause the operation of deportation flights to Commonwealth countries for the foreseeable future.

They are calling on airlines that have previously operated these

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Bauhaus Campus 2021. Architecture Competition for Students

Bauhaus Campus 2021. Architecture Competition for Students

After putting his career as an architect on hold to fight the first world war between 1914 and 1918, Walter Gropius sensed the world needed a radical change, a change in which arts and architecture would play a fundamental role.

His previous ideas of what architecture should be didn’t quite make sense anymore. His new vision of architecture was one were all arts came together to re-imagine the material world, were craftmanship would reclaim its leading position in the production process and were artists would find a way to imprint their soul and essence into rational, useful and beautiful objects that could be mass produced following the ideals of Fordism and Taylorism.

It was 1919 in post-war Weimar, Germany. Walter Gropius had just founded the Bauhaus.

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The Asia Pacific outdoor furniture market was valued at US$ 4,137.69 Million in 2018

New York, Nov. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — announces the release of the report “Asia Pacific Outdoor Furniture Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Material ; Product ; and End User” –
The outdoor furniture market on a wide scale has been witnessing substantial growth in the recent past.

Factors including the rise in consumer spending & traveling trends resulted in a rise in the number of tourists across the world.These factors are mostly observed in tourist spots, beach sides, and hill stations, thereby leading to multiplying counts of motels, hotels, guest houses, resorts, open spaces, and public gardens.

The rise in focus towards attractive garden and lounge areas has perpetually driven the demand for aesthetic items such as chairs, tables, and other accessories.It is expected to have a positive impact upon market growth.

The shift in consumer spending towards better living backed

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5 tips for crushing it as a work-from-home intern

CNBC’s “College Voices 2020” is a series written by CNBC fall interns from universities across the country about coming of age, getting their college education and launching their careers during these extraordinary times. Kendall Camp is a junior at Morehouse College studying communications. The series is edited by Cindy Perman.

Many internships were canceled when coronavirus hit. But for a lot of students who were lucky enough to get one, there was one, big unprecedented challenge: They would be working from home. That means, no thrill of walking the halls of a big corporation. No bumping into people in the hallway or grabbing coffee in the cafeteria.

So the big question becomes: How can you learn, network and grow when you’re working from home?

In early March, I had just signed on for a summer internship with NBCUniversal in Los Angeles. During my birthday dinner, my friends and I

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Interior design: What’s going up and what’s going down

Working from home in lockdown has no doubt contributed to the increase in popularity of the home office.

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Working from home in lockdown has no doubt contributed to the increase in popularity of the home office.

The kitchen has traditionally been the heart of the home, but could Covid-19 have flipped that to the home office?

The global pandemic appears to have shaped New Zealanders’ interests in interior design and home renovation – with a huge surge in online searches for home offices, as well as increases in hunts for retro style, wall panelling, conservatories and the new-but-old folksy aesthetic known as cottagecore.

Dropping in popularity, according to an analysis by UK company Roofing Megastore, are subway tiles, floral wallpaper, blue kitchens and macrame.

This home shows elements of retro style – an increasingly popular Google search.

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This home shows elements of retro style – an increasingly popular Google search.

Home offices was the clear leader, with a 188% increase in Google searches since the beginning of the year.

* Cottagecore:

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Thanksgiving travelers try to reach destinations amid COVID-19

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Published 9:21 a.m. ET Nov. 27, 2020 | Updated 9:29 a.m. ET Nov. 27, 2020


Here are 6 tips to know before you book your flight during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Despite fewer Thanksgiving travelers than years prior, Wednesday was the busiest flying day since the pandemic started despite COVID-19 case numbers and death tolls rising – and flyer numbers could increase as Thanksgiving festivities finish and travelers head back home, leftovers in tow.

Historically, the days following Thanksgiving can be even busier than the days leading up to the holiday, meaning a rise in travelers is expected in the coming days. Last year, the Transportation Security Administration reported 2.8 million travelers passed through TSA security checkpoints nationwide on Dec. 1, the Sunday following the holiday. It marked the busiest day of the 2019 Thanksgiving season and set a record for the busiest day in

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Huawei introduces Key Architecture Index (KAI) to drive 5G network acceleration

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At the recent AfricaCom event from November 9-12, part of the virtual Africa Tech Festival, Huawei held an online IP Gala conference with its industry partners to introduce the Key Architecture Index (KAI) and share its applications. The theme of the conference was “Leading intelligent IP networks, accelerating intelligent connectivity”.

In the carrier environment, the IP network enables fixed-mobile convergence, network evolution and the shift towards multi-services and the cloud era.

At the moment, a challenge facing most IP (internet protocol) networks is unnecessary complexity, due to a lack of IP architecture standardisation.

Most networks were built without adequate foresight, and next-generation networks, be they 3G, 4G or 5G, were built on top of existing networks. This created network complexities around lack of visibility, management and control.

“We have to forever simplify our networks

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One college student shares why he trekked home for Thanksgiving, and what he’s doing to stay safe

College sophomore Elliot Boz arrived at his parent’s home in San Mateo, California, over the weekend with his bags in tow.

a group of people posing for the camera: Elliot Boz and his family.

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Elliot Boz and his family.

Like many colleges across the country, his school — the University of Michigan — rewrote its academic calendar to end the in-person semester at Thanksgiving, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. That means Boz will remain home for the remainder of the year.


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But just days before Thanksgiving, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidance urging Americans not travel for the holiday.

That left Boz — and hundreds and thousands of other students nationwide — in a predicament: Leave as planned, despite CDC guidance, or stay even though the semester is over? And do the risks of potentially carrying Covid to their parents outweigh the benefits of reuniting with them?

For Boz, making the trek

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