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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – In honor of National Bowling Day on Saturday, Aug. 8, Main Event is offering the chance to set a bowling world record and win free bowling for a year. To win the world record, individuals have to beat the fastest time to arrange 10 bowling pins. The current fastest time is …

Edmond and his wife, Emma, checked into Saint George Hospital on Tuesday morning fully prepared for the birth of their son later that day. With Emma in the pre-labor room, Edmond decided to take a video of their last moments as a family of two. While recoding, Edmond enters the doorway of Emma’s room and …

At least 11 people, including a pilot, were killed after an Air India Express plane skidded off the runway in Kerala Friday, according to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Commissioner of Police Sujith Das. “As of now, 11 people including a pilot have died in the crash. 96 others are injured and are in …

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because so many schools have been closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever,” the U.N. chief said. One billion students were left without classrooms when schools were closed in …

“Getting students back into schools and learning institutions as safely as possible must be a top priority,” once local transmission of Covid-19 is under control, he added. Guterres said that in mid-July, schools were closed in more than 160 countries, affecting over 1 billion students, while at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out …

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Aug. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — eXp World Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPI), the parent company for eXp Realty and VirBELA, today announced it has acquired all the assets of Showcase IDX, the leading real estate search technology company that helps agents market and grow their businesses and online presence. Showcase IDX’s services include …

10.58pm EDT 22:58 Global infections pass 18m The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has passed 18m, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker which currently lists 18,017,556 global cases. The number of deaths is approaching 700,000, with 688,351 currently confirmed. Due to time lags, differing testing rates and definitions, as well as suspected underreporting, the …

World Music Cafe co-founder Peter Kfoury is hoping to drum up enough support for his latest album Breaking All the Rules to win a Grammy for World Music. The album fuses new age, jazz, funk and Middle Eastern influences for a lengthy and eclectic LP. “My passion is the fusing of cultures and the musical creations …

Members of the medical staff tend to coronavirus patients at the Intensive Care Unit of the Machakos County Level-5 hospital in Machakos, Kenya, on July 28. Simon Maina/AFP/Getty Images Kenya surpassed the 20,000 threshold of confirmed Covid-19 cases after reporting 723 new cases on Friday, according to the Ministry of Health. The total number of …

Being obese or heavily overweight increases the risk of death from coronavirus, according to a new report from Public Health England. Obese people are not at greater risk of catching the virus itself but are significantly more likely to become seriously ill and be admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU) with the virus compared …