Unveiled in June 2022, the Task GTP marks a return to stamina racing for Cadillac. It is only been demonstrated in notion sort at the instant, but the brand suggests it will be ready for screening more than the summertime and then will be competing on observe in 2023. It’s constructed to LMDh polices, so it features a 5.5L V8 motor mixed with a regulation Bosch electric motor. Overall electric power output is capped at 671 horsepower. Cadillac has confirmed that the auto is set to contend at Le Mans in 2023 and will contest whole seasons in the two the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship and the FIA Environment Stamina Championship.

While Cadillac has seen lots of current achievements in IMSA, claiming the in general title in 2017, 2018, and 2021 according to Jalopnik, the brand has long been missing from the world-wide endurance racing stage. It truly is been around 20 a long time due to the fact Cadillac previous competed at Le Mans, and with an expanded hypercar class that now incorporates BMW, Acura, and Ferrari, it appears to be like the 2023 Le Mans race is shaping up to be the most effective in many years. Hopefully, this return to high-profile international motorsport will also give a perception of manufacturer direction for Cadillac, which has some serious operate to do if it would like to get wherever near to regaining its position as a globe-course luxury car or truck manufacturer.

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Look, many of you out there are probably hoping to get an Xbox Series X/S soon, and that’s totally fine. But in truth, it might take you a while, and also in truth, just because you get it, don’t mean you’re going to have a lot of “new games” to play on it. The Xbox One though has a lot to offer, especially in the Action-RPG kind of way. We’ll show you 40 of them.

#40 Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077

We’ve named Cyberpunk 2077 on a lot of lists in the past and we…haven’t been the nicest to it…so why buck a trend?

In Cyberpunk 2077 you are Samurai, a character you design to go on a daring mission in Night City, the embodiment of both Cyberpunk and crime itself. All the while, Keanu Reeves, er, Johnny Silverhand, is in your head “guiding you” on what to do next.

The game can be an exciting RPG adventure, especially as you get to fully decide how “cyber” to make yourself, how to complete missions, the main campaign, and more.

But…as you all know, it’s not exactly in the “best condition” right now. It’s certainly made some improvements thanks to the developers pushing out updates. Also the game is always on sale so you can likely pick a copy up relatively cheap. We’re hopeful that the developers continue to release updates to make performance better.

#39 Bastion

Supergiant Games first came onto the scene with Bastion, and it’s been a game highly recommended for players. Players will be taking on the role of a hero known as The Kid. Set in a disastrous world, and players have to go through a barrage of enemies and dangerous obstacles laid out.

Fortunately, players will have plenty of weapons, but most who played this game would comment on the narration throughout the entire game as it blends in incredibly well with the gameplay. Overall, it’s a shorter RPG experience, and if you haven’t already played through Bastion, then you’re looking at about six hours of gameplay to set aside to complete the narrative.

#38 Moonlighter

Moonlighter is an interesting little RPG that mixes dungeon crawling with store management simulation. Players step into the role of a shop owner named Will. Will sells his goods to all sorts of people that make their way into his village shop. However, to obtain these goods needing to be sold, Will has to venture into dungeons. Here, you’ll be fighting off all sorts of hostile enemies in search of loot and gear to be sold.

However, this is a roguelike game, meaning that the setup will be a bit different each time you venture into a dungeon. Likewise, if you perish during a run, all of your goods are lost. There are some workarounds to keep your loot, but this is a risk and reward type of game for the most part.

#37 Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

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MIAMI (AP) — These are Jimmy Butler’s three highest-scoring games in a Miami uniform: 40 points against Milwaukee, 40 points against the Los Angeles Lakers, 45 points against Atlanta. And those efforts have quite a bit in common.

He had at least 20 shot attempts and 12 free throws in each of those games.

The Heat won all three contests.

And all three happened in the playoffs.

Butler’s best Miami moments tend to come when it matters most — the postseason. His 45-point effort against the Hawks on Tuesday night gave top-seeded Miami a 2-0 series lead in their Eastern Conference first-round matchup that resumes on Friday in Atlanta. He said afterward that he simply took what the defense gave him. His teammates and coaches said it was far more impressive than that.

“Jimmy is a max guy, a go-guy, a killer,” Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. “However you want to describe it, who cares? He knows how to win. He knows how to help teams win. The game is played on both sides of the floor. It’s played with IQ. It’s played with toughness. It’s played with making plays in those winning moments. It’s not necessarily what everybody thinks it is.”

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It wasn’t Bubble Jimmy, either. Butler himself shot down that comparison.

That moniker comes from when Butler was Miami’s best player at the NBA’s season-restart bubble at Walt Disney World two years ago, when he carried the Heat on an improbable run to the NBA Finals. He’s still Miami’s best player, but this is a new version, he insists.

“I’m a different player now then I was then and I’m OK with that,” Butler said. “I just always want to play basketball the right way and do whatever it takes to help this team, this organization win. That’s why they brought me here.”

The previous time a Heat player scored at least 45 points in a game, before Tuesday, was nearly eight years ago — May 12, 2014, when LeBron James scored a team playoff record 49 for Miami in a win at Brooklyn. The previous time it happened at home was March 3, 2014, when James put on a mask to protect a facial injury and scored a team regular-season record 61 for Miami in a win over Charlotte.

The Heat were the only team since James’ big playoff night against the Nets in 2014 that hadn’t had a player score 45 points in a game since. Butler changed that, emphatically, while sticking to his credo of just doing “whatever it takes to help this team win.”

Butler is unapologetically and manically driven, almost always grating on opponents and sometimes even grating on teammates — people are still talking about the dustup Butler had with Spoelstra and Udonis Haslem during an in-game huddle a month ago. But nights such as Tuesday remind the Heat of the level that Butler can reach at this time of year,

The 10th ASEAN Tourism Research Association (ATRA) Tourism Forum on
Tuesday, 15 March saw a confluence of industry experts unanimously
advocating for increased collaboration between governments in Asia in
order to strengthen tourism in the region.

Speaking at the ‘Unlock the Borders & Reboot ASEAN Tourism’ ATF
forum, Musa Hj Yusof, deputy director general of Tourism Malaysia holds
the conviction that regional cooperation among Southeast Asian countries
is fundamental in giving the travel comeback a much-needed boost.

“The Southeast Asian countries will need to work together at the
regional level, primarily through ASEAN mechanisms. The first order of
business is to facilitate cross-border movement of travellers,” Musa
said. “Countries need to mutually recognise each other’s vaccination
certificates, harmonise rules on travel procedures, and safeguard public
health to manage the spread of the virus.”

The digital component that is increasingly being adopted by
government officials, hospitality players and travel partners is an
important element that can also be leveraged in collaborative efforts to
spur the successful return of travel, according to Musa who believes
that “as countries implement contactless technologies or mobile bookings
and online payments for tourism-related transactions, they should also
cooperate regionally on cross-border data flow for information related
to vaccine passports or digital health certificates.”

He
substantiated his point for the need of increased collaboration by
referencing an October 2020 global survey conducted by UNWTO. Majority
of tourism experts polled cited the lack of coordinated response among
countries
as one of the key factors impeding the progress of
international travel in the Asia Pacific region.

Almost
600 million people in the Asia region have been shut off from their
neighbouring countries for nearly two years. And even though more
countries in Asia are gradually reopening to tourists now
, each
destination’s varying travel restrictions
and safety protocols still
serve as a deterrence to travellers.

Executive
editor of Travel Impact Newswire, Imtiaz Muqbil, further pointed out
that not only is the pandemic still affecting travel, the Russia-Ukraine
war
has additionally brought the level of global instability and
insecurity to its highest since the end of World War II and it will
seriously impact tourism since travellers prioritise safety and
security
.

“Crises
are the rule, no longer the exception. We need to build a new world
order with tourism playing a role driven by research and data. Our
tourism models need to be more holistic and to take a balanced approach
and focus more on the social and cultural side of Asia,” said Imtiaz.

Lessons learnt, Imtiaz surmised, is that intra-ASEAN travel and
domestic travel should take precedence in today’s climate, as many
national economies such as Thailand which once used to heavily rely on
international travel has suffered a huge blow from the pandemic.

Alongside working together to harmonise regulations and focus on
diverting travellers to travel the region as opposed to going out of it,
there are many more opportunities to drive the travel revival following
the pandemic. 

Luca Dotti, CEO and founder of HOMA Phuket has

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“The road will have five interchanges, five flyovers, 21 km of service roads.”

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Farrukh Habib on Thursday said completion of Sialkot-Kharian Motorway would reduce travel time between the two cities and create thousands of employment opportunities.

The 69 km motorway, whose foundation stone was laid by Prime Minister Imran Khan, would cost Rs 27.32 billion and it would reduce the traveling between the two stations by an hour, he said in a series of tweet.

The minister said the road would have five interchanges, five flyovers, 21 km of service roads and would create thousands of job opportunities.

He said the Communications Minister Murad Saeed while presenting the comparison of three years performance of the incumbent government with the Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz regime stated that PML-N constructed 645 km roads during (2013-16) whereas, PTI constructed 1753 km road during (2018-2021).

Work on 12 projects have begun while 19 projects would start in the current financial year.

PTI earned revenue of Rs 161.264 billion in three years whereas in comparison, the PML-N collected Rs 73.54 billion during the same period in their era, he further stated.

PTI has collected a record 119.27 percent additional revenue in three years, he said.

In three years of PTI rule, land worth more than Rs five billion was retrieved but no land recovery was done during the PML-N’s first three years.

During PTI rule more than Rs 16 billion were recovered in accountability and audit process during this time span, whereas no recoveries were done during the PML-N era.

The number of job openings in the U.S. economy jumped to more than 10 million in June, the highest on record, as the U.S. labor market continues a choppy recovery from last year’s economic shutdowns, the Labor Department said Monday.

There were 10.1 million open jobs on the final day of June, the report said, up from 9.2 million in May. Economist polled by Dow Jones were expecting 9.1 million openings. The jump came as the quits rate increased while the layoffs and discharges rate was unchanged, reflecting increased bargaining power and employment options for workers.

By industry, leisure and hospitality show one of the highest level of job openings at more than 1.6 million. Health care and social assistance has 1.5 million openings.

A ‘We’re Hiring!’ sign is posted at a Starbucks on August 06, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.

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“Labor demand keeps getting stronger. This is the third straight month of record-breaking job openings,” Indeed Hiring Lab director of research Nick Bunker said in a note. “The quits rate is also close to its all-time high, which was set just two months ago in April. This wave of demand will eventually recede, but job seekers should ride it until then.”

Despite the unemployment rate remaining above 5% and the U.S. economy being millions of jobs short of pre-pandemic levels, many businesses have reported difficulty finding workers. Nominal wage gains, especially among non-management employees, also points to a tighter labor market.

The job openings survey was conducted before the July jobs report released last week which showed the economy adding 954,000 jobs. Hiring has accelerated during the summer after some disappointing results earlier in the year.

The Labor Department said in Friday’s jobs report there were 8.7 million Americans looking for work, meaning there were more open jobs than potential workers. To be sure, improving economies and tight labor markets can bring workers off of the sidelines and back into the labor force.

The high level of job openings comes even as some states have ended the extra unemployment benefits that were created during the pandemic in an effort to motivate Americans to return to work. The extra benefits are set to expire for the rest of the country next month.

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In recent weeks, the State of Hawaii — like much of the United States — has seen a surge in Delta variant COVID-19 cases. Recently, Governor David Ige pleaded with would-be tourists at a press conference, saying, “Now is not the time to visit the islands.”

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Credit: Disney

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Hawaii has had strict requirements for travelers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, such as a mandatory 14-day quarantine on arrival or, to avoid self-isolating, COVID-19 testing within 72 hours of departure. Many of these measures are still in place for unvaccinated travelers.

In July 2021, the testing and quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated vacationers were lifted.

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Credit: Disney

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Nonetheless, with hospital beds in the island state scarce, USA Today reports:

“It’s not a good time to travel to the islands,” he [Governor Ige] said at a news conference Monday.

Monday’s announcement does not mean travelers cannot visit Hawaii, as the state did not tighten its entry requirements. Since October, travelers have been able to visit by presenting a negative COVID test to bypass the state’s strict quarantine. In July, the testing requirement went away for vaccinated travelers.

There has been speculation the testing requirement would return due to the spike in COVID cases from the delta variant but Ige said that is difficult to do since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says domestic travel is safe for vaccinated travelers.

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USA Today also shared that Ige has spoken with businesses within the tourism sector, including airlines and hotels — like Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, though it is not known if Aulani was specifically singled out for a conversation with the Governor — asking that they “do what they could” to curb tourism at this time.

Ige told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser:

“I think it’s important that we reduce the number of visitors coming here to the islands. Certainly, I expect cooperation from the visitor industry.”

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Credit: Disney

It is important to note that visitors from the contiguous United States are not banned from traveling to Hawaii at this time — the Governor is simply urging caution and would prefer people delay vacations if at all possible.

How does this impact Disney’s Aulani?

While Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko’Olina, Oahu has not issued a statement specific to Governor Ige’s recent comments, there is little doubt that the Resort is being affected by families delaying their Hawaiian vacations.

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Credit: Disney

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Right now, it does not seem as though Aulani intends to reduce offerings or alter the amenities that are currently available, including socially distanced character breakfasts at Makahiki restaurant and the KA WA‘A, a Lu‘au event.

If you have plans to visit Disney’s Hawaii Resort in the near future, however, make sure you regularly check the property’s official website

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Health experts have previously warned Hawaii residents against traveling to areas of high COVID risk like Las Vegas, Florida and Texas.

Now a prominent emergency physician in Los Angeles is telling travelers to stay away from Hawaii.

Dr. Michael Daignault is an emergency physician for a Los Angeles medical center and is a frequent expert featured on LA media outlets.

And here’s his advice to those interested in traveling to the islands right now:

“I would advise people to not go now. You have to be responsible. You have to consider that Hawaii is a national treasure and we need to preserve it and protect its people,” he told Hawaii News Now.

In a recent Instagram post, he said travelers who can’t postpone a trip should test before and afterwards regardless of vaccination status, get travel insurance that includes medical evacuation to the mainland, avoid large crowds and events, and avoid high-risk activities.

“I think Hawaii of all states is such a fragile situation.”

“I advise patients or family member or friends to not travel anywhere that has has a high surge of COVID cases,” he added.

The governor on Monday also asked visitors to postpone upcoming travel to Hawaii given the state’s surge in COVID infections and hospitalizations.

Travel experts say they don’t blame the tourism industry for the recent surge in COVID cases as health officials agree much of the spread is due to resident gatherings.

“From the very beginning, COVID in Hawaii has not been generated by visitors coming in,” said travel consultant Keith Vieira, of KV and Associates.

He says tourism demand is starting to cool partly because of people’s safety concerns.

Group travel has flattened. And Asian, Australian and Canadian travelers still aren’t coming to Hawaii in large numbers.

“I think to tell visitors not to come, all it will do is hurt our economy, put thousands of people back out of work and not solve the problem, but it feels good because we did something,” said Vieira.

“We’ve got to get on with our lives,” he added.

Both Daignault and Vieira say vaccine passes in restaurants, bars and events are a way to balance safety and the economy.

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Fifth-year Dallas Mavericks power forward Maxi Kleber is thrilled to be back in Dallas.

After the Mavs’ season came to a close in early June, Kleber took a brief respite to travel back to Germany where he focused on healing his body and mentally rejuvenated after a grueling season.

“I mainly did recovery rehab in Germany because I had all those issues at the end of the season,” Kleber said, referring to the lingering Achilles soreness that limited him during the final weeks of the season.

“So I wanted to make sure that once I started working out again, that I was fully healthy. I think I still have to watch out a little bit, but I feel a lot better and I’m excited to get back at.”

Last week, the 6-10, 240-pound Kleber arrived back in Dallas to continue workouts and preparations for the upcoming season. The NBA season is slated to start the second week of October, giving Kleber exactly 10 more weeks of rest.

“I was pretty beat up at the end of the season,” said Kleber, who acknowledged how strenuous the compressed schedule was on his body. “So I took time to just do rehab stuff and recover. I am a lot better now. I’m not 100 percent, but I’m starting to do basketball stuff again and normal movement. I’m feeling great. As long as it doesn’t get worse and I keep making progress, I’m happy.”

The 29-year-old German said he also returned to North Texas to spend more time in the community, something he’s been passionate about since first joining the Mavericks.

He got his first chance of the summer to interact with local youth at two Mavs Academy Hoop Camps that took place in Grapevine and Plano.

Kleber took part in various drills, played games and delivered motivational words of wisdom to the 100-plus children at the camps. He stressed the importance of hard work and character, both on and off the court.

Both opportunities will give Kleber the chance to remember his love for the game through the eyes of children.

“My advice to them is just to have fun,” Kleber shared. “When I was a kid, all I cared about was having fun and I spent every day in the gym not thinking about anything in particular and just played. Obviously, when you get older, there are certain things you need to work on like dribbling, passing, shooting, and they’re all important. But my main advice at this stage is just for the kids to have fun.”

At both camps, the youngsters were in awe of Kleber and they had plenty of questions for the German, ranging from his height to “who is the toughest opponent you ever faced?”

No questions were off-limits and after thinking for a few moments, Kleber said “Kevin Durant” was probably the toughest person he’s ever faced. The kids seemed thrilled to have an NBA player join them for one-on-one sessions and the Mavs’ big man was

Signs hang to remind children of precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the classroom at South Boston Catholic Academy in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Allison Dinner/File Photo

July 22 (Reuters) – Americans watched more TV last year, played more computer games, thought and read a bit more, caught up on a little sleep and on average spent an extra hour each day alone and two additional hours wrangling or educating their kids.

Exercise? Meh.

The pandemic upended daily life for much of 2020, and updated government data released Thursday pinned down by just how much.

The American Time Use Survey, a detailed accounting from the Labor Department of what people do each day, confirmed much of what is already known or suspected about the months under lockdown and quarantine, from the increased burdens of childcare, particularly for women, to the jump in home-based work.

Between May and December of 2020 for example, the share of people working from home nearly doubled, from 22% to 42% compared to those same months in 2019.

That change affected women more than men – among those working nearly half of the women surveyed did so from home last year versus just over a third of men – and it skewed heavily towards those with more education and white collar jobs.

Nearly two-thirds of people with a college degree worked from home compared with under 20% of those with no higher education. Among those in the finance industry nearly 70% worked at home, more than double the year before. By contrast, the share of people working from home in the leisure and hospitality industry increased from 11% to 19%.

The schism between those who could do their jobs from a dining room table and those who faced a choice between showing up – and possibly getting sick – or losing income, was among the defining economic and social impacts of the pandemic, and continues to shape the recovery. While most industries are nearing their pre-pandemic levels of employment, for instance, the leisure and hospitality sector remains more than 10% below the number of jobs it had before the health crisis.

THREE HOURS OF TV?

The time use survey goes a level deeper to show what people did day-to-day at a time when much of the country had to rearrange its schedule, millions were unemployed, schools were closed, and the major diversions – from restaurants to movie theaters – were shuttered.

For the adults in households with children under 13, that meant time spent caring for them rose from five hours, four minutes a day in 2019 to six hours, three minutes last year – even if that meant fielding work calls as well. Households with younger children saw a larger increase of around 90 minutes spent on child care.

Though the increase was across the board, the division of labor remained skewed towards women, who spent more than seven hours a day on “secondary” child care – overseeing