Monthly Archives: February 2022

Japan to ease tough Covid-19 border controls, tourists still struggle to enter | Travel

Japan will this week ease tough border controls against coronaviruses that have been criticized as xenophobic and damaging to the economy. The new rules, however, bring only a slight improvement: 5,000 new entrants per day, down from the current 3,500, and a far cry from the estimated 64,000 per day …

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Travel health advice

Updated: February 27, 2022 To note The Public Health Agency of Canada advises travelers to take heightened health precautions when traveling abroad. COVID-19 continues to circulate in Canada and abroad. The COVID-19 situation at your destination can change quickly and vary significantly from destination to destination, and …

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This is where Russian troops have advanced in Ukraine

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz speaks during a special session of the Bundestag on the war in Ukraine on February 27. (Kay Nietfeld/picture alliance/Getty Images) German Chancellor Olaf Scholz vowed on Sunday that ‘very soon the Russian leadership will feel the high price they will have to pay’ for invading Ukraine, …

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What Canadians need to know before traveling to Mexico

A fast-growing region of the country is on the wish list of many BC residents. If you are planning to travel to Mexico in the near future, there are several things to consider before packing your bags. Deciding which region of Mexico to visit will greatly determine the type of …

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Let’s bring smoothness to infrastructure projects in India

Flow management limits the impact of these interruptions and bottlenecks, reduces unnecessary fires so managers have time to find solutions to catch up on delays, and keeps projects moving toward completion. The 2022-2023 Union budget should leave no doubt about India’s ambitions. The ambition to provide electricity and water to …

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What is a payday loan?

What is a payday loan? payday loans are generally short-term unsecured loans characterized by high interest rates that generally do not require a credit check. Although there is no exact and universal definition of the term, the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates that this type of loan is usually …

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Why does Australia have some of the deadliest creatures on Earth?

Australia is home to some of the deadliest creatures on the planet. From snakes to spiders and scary sea creatures, this continent has it all. The inland taipan, for example, is known as the most venomous snake in the world. A 16ft saltwater crocodile can make dipping your toes in …

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World leaders refine sanctions meant to punish Russia

The SIS building in London is lit up in yellow and blue in solidarity with Ukraine after the Russian invasion, Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. (Kirsty O’Connor/PA via AP) Kirsty O’Connor PA TOKYO Twenty million dollars in UN humanitarian funds for Ukraine. A series of tougher new sanctions against Russia from …

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Chicago school mask debate, COVID testing site investigation – NBC Chicago

Another COVID testing site was involved in an investigation by federal authorities this week. Meanwhile, schools across the city are debating masking decisions amid an ongoing statewide legal battle. Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic in Illinois today: Arbitrator rules city’s COVID vaccination mandate for police …

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Manga satirizing revived lifestyles in pursuit of a greener society

An academic has republished his satirical illustrations from the early 1980s because society has continued with its wasteful and environmentally destructive lifestyles. “The fact that so many works from almost 40 years ago still have a message these days has made me realize once again how the terrible issues of …

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Ballot proposal would cap ‘predatory’ interest rates for payday loans

LANSING, MI — A polling committee is busy asking a question about the November ballot that would prevent payday lenders from charging “predatory” interest rates if approved by voters. The Michiganders for Fair Lending campaign officially launched its petition-raising effort Wednesday to cap high interest rates on payday loans, payday …

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Leeds floods live as 6 flood warnings in place and trains canceled

Railroad closures due to flooding There are rail closures and route suspensions in the West and South Yorkshire today, due to heavy flooding. Passengers are strongly advised to check their journey before departing today as a number of routes are affected by closures and delays. Torrential rain throughout the weekend …

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All about taro – hospitality

Taro is considered one of the oldest vegetables in the world. The purple-colored root belongs to the Araceae family and can be likened to purple yam (ube) or sweet potato. The name taro was taken from the Maori language when Captain Cook observed its growth in New Zealand in 1769. …

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Japanese volunteer hopes to cheer on Chinese counterparts for Paralympic Games

Courtesy of Mai Tarumi A Japanese volunteer hailed by the Chinese Foreign Ministry for collecting and presenting messages of support from Japanese Olympic volunteers to encourage Chinese volunteers for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics has expressed her determination to continue her efforts to support the Paralympic Games. 34-year-old Japanese volunteer …

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US Embassy in Russia urges expats to prepare ‘evacuation plans’

Topline The United States on Sunday insisted that American citizens in Russia draw up an evacuation plan that does not involve the help of the American government, a heartbreaking sign of growing fears of significant violence if Russian President Vladimir Putin orders an invasion. on a large scale of Ukraine. …

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Chinese funding: Concern over empty airports and ports, Jaishankar tells Bangladesh FM

Minister’s response to Abdul Momen’s question if Quad can offer the same type of financial assistance Minister’s response to Abdul Momen’s question if Quad can offer the same type of financial assistance Countries seeking loans should be concerned about unsustainable infrastructure projects like airports and ports that sit empty, External …

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Totally off the wall and in the pages of the magazine

A scene from “The French Dispatch”…the story of a mentally deranged, yet deeply artistic, prisoner who achieves fame after painting the nude portrait of a prison officer with whom he develops a relationship. Streaming Columnist NICK OVERALL reveals that director Wes Anderson is not limited to his film “The French …

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Winter weather advisory takes effect across Chicago area due to blowing snow – NBC Chicago

The entire Chicago area will be under a winter weather advisory beginning Friday afternoon, as blowing snow can make travel conditions hazardous. The advisory is expected to begin at 2 p.m. and continue until 9 a.m. Saturday. “Areas of blowing snow and snow drift are expected, particularly in open areas, …

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Lending Activity Increased to Drive Leveraged Finance Issuance in Asia-Pacific | White & Case srl

Real estate headwinds stifled high yield markets in the Asia-Pacific region, but loan issuance surged to post double-digit gains Debt markets in the Asia-Pacific (ex-Japan) (APAC) region saw strong gains in 2021, with the combined issuance of high-yield bonds and leveraged and unleveraged loans rising from US$422.3 billion in 2020 …

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Nuclear breakthroughs and the question of radioactivity

Clean energy and cancer cures, or waste and weapons? We examine the complex history of nuclear power. When I went to see the nuclear decommissioning of Sellafield a few years ago, I was fascinated – and I admit a little nervous – to see the toxic legacy left by previous …

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Consumer prices in Japan rise in January, but at a slower pace

TOKYO: Japan’s core consumer prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in January, but at a slower pace than the previous month, raising the likelihood that the country’s central bank will lag other economies in price rising interest rates. Consumer inflation is expected to pick up in the coming months …

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Canada’s global travel warning will soon be less severe – and holidays could get easier

On February 15, the Canadian government announced that it would be updating its travel restrictions, meaning international flights could become much easier. At a news conference on Tuesday, federal ministers announced that Canada would end its global non-essential travel advisory effective Feb. 28. The government will adjust the travel health …

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Chinese 5G surpasses that of the United States

At this point, football fans have seen so many ads from AT&T and Verizon claiming to have the fastest, most reliable 5G service on the planet that those who don’t have a 5G smartphone might think it’s theirs. really missing something. Don’t be misled. Unless you’re traveling overseas, you won’t …

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The LVMH Prize announces the candidates for 2022 – RAIN Magazine

the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers announces the list of 20 designers in the running this year. Among more than 1,900 candidates, only 20 creators qualified for the semi-finals. Delphine Arnault declares:“The twenty semi-finalists are driven by an optimistic and innovative vision. They all place eco-responsibility at the heart …

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1160 community cases, 39 in the South

The number of community cases of Covid-19 jumped to 1,160 today, including 39 new cases in the southern region. The new case locations are: Northland (24), Auckland (861), Waikato (73), Bay of Plenty (33), Lakes (5), Hawke’s Bay (15), MidCentral (3), Whanganui (4), Taranaki (9), Tairāwhiti (9), Wairarapa (5), Capital …

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Border update: travel advisory downgraded to level 2; antigen tests OK before arrival; relaxed travel rules for unvaccinated children

Third, travelers will have the option of taking a rapid antigen test, instead of a PCR test, to meet the pre-arrival COVID test requirement. The antigen test must be authorized by the country in which it was purchased and administered by a laboratory, healthcare entity or telehealth service. The antigen …

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Review of “Minamata”: a crisis slowly revealed

Although he is the central character, Johnny Depp is the least interesting part of “Minamata”, the Andrew Levitas film based on the true story of photojournalist W. Eugene Smith who, in the 1970s, helped to expose the devastating impact of mercury poisoning on the coasts. communities in Japan. In the …

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Brace yourself for a major recovery in travel and tourism this year, according to a new study

Travel and tourism in the United States will exceed pre-pandemic levels this year, with the sector expected to generate $2 trillion, or 6% more than in 2019. That’s according to new economic modeling from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), in collaboration with Oxford Economics. The London-based group, whose …

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New Michigan ballot initiative would cap payday loan rates ⋆ Michigan Advance

A ballot initiative to restrict interest rates charged by payday lenders has removed one final procedural hurdle, with supporters set to collect signatures that could put it on the ballot in November. On Friday, the Michigan Board of State Solicitors approved petition language for the Michiganders for Fair Loans ballot …

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Voting and ballots on payday loans advance in Michigan | News, Sports, Jobs

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Ballots to expand voting options, restrict payday loans, and overhaul Michigan’s citizens’ initiative process have cleared stages ahead of the state Board of Elections, allowing organizers to start collecting hundreds of thousands of signatures to qualify for the 2022 ballot. Canvassers have approved …

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‘I’ll wait a year’: Most people don’t want the headache of traveling right now

The governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta, at least, want to get back to normal and start living with COVID-19. The people MooseJawToday.com spoke to aren’t quite ready for it The governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta, at least, want to get back to normal and start living with COVID-19. the people …

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China-CELAC deal could bolster infrastructure development in Latin America

A number of Latin American and Caribbean countries have strengthened their ties with China after signing a far-reaching economic and political agreement. In December, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), a bloc of 33 countries including regional heavyweights such as Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, signed the China-China …

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Updated Reports on Magazine Tablets Market Size, Growth, Revenue and Regional Analysis – 2028

the Magazine Shelves Market The report covers the entire global market scenario including key players, their future campaigns, preferred vendors, market shares along with historical data and price analysis. It continues to offer key details on changing dynamics to generate market improving factors. Its objective is to rationalize the company’s …

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Webinar sheds light on customer satisfaction in tourism and hospitality industry

James Kon About 100 participants participated in a one-day webinar on “Hotel Practices in Japan”, organized by the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism (MPRT) through the Department of Tourism Development, in cooperation with the Embassy of Brunei Darussalam in Japan, ASEAN-Japan Center (AJC) and Japan Hospitality Movement Association (JHMA). …

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Voting and Voting on Payday Loans Advances | News, Sports, Jobs

DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Ballots to expand voting options, restrict payday loans, and overhaul Michigan’s citizens’ initiative process passed the stages ahead of the state board of elections on Friday, allowing organizers to start collecting hundreds of thousands of signatures to qualify for the 2022 ballot. Canvassers …

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New Zealand government: Kiwis in Ukraine should leave immediately

The government is calling on New Zealanders in Ukraine to leave immediately, amid heightened military tension in the region. Nanaia Mahuta, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Photo: Pool Image / Robert Kitchin / Stuff “In response to heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the New Zealand government is advising New Zealanders …

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New dehydrogenation process to improve hydrogen storage – pv magazine USA

A look at three different hydrogen projects around the world, including one at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Lab, which has pioneered a new nitrogen-carbon catalyst to extract hydrogen from storage materials of hydrogen at mild temperatures and under normal atmospheric conditions. February 11, 2022 Sergio Matalucci From photo …

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Berlin 2022: hot projects from Hong Kong and China | Characteristics

This year, the EFM line-up from Hong Kong and China is dominated by titles from Rotterdam and the Berlinale, including back to dustLi Ruijun’s first outing in Competition, and Zheng Lu Xinyuan’s documentary Jet lag, which plays in Forum. Rotterdam Fees are Tiger Competition Special Jury Winners love again by …

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DC Switchgear Market Worth $14.8 Billion by 2026

CHICAGO, February 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — According to new market research report “DC Switchgear Market by voltage (up to 750 V, 750 V at 1800 V, 1800 V at 3000 V, 3000 V at 10 kV and above 10 kV), type of deployment (fixed mounting, plug-in and draw-out) , Application …

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Aemetis to supply 90 million gallons of SAF to Japan Airlines

By Aemetis Inc. | February 09, 2022 Aemetis Inc., a renewable fuels company focused on carbon-negative products, today announced that it has signed an off-take agreement with Japan Airlines (JAL) for 90 million gallons of blended sustainable aviation fuel ( SAF) to be delivered over a seven-year period …

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Live coronavirus updates and omicron variant news

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said Wednesday that despite encouraging trends in coronavirus case rates that prompted Democratic governors in several states, including New Jersey and Connecticut, to ease key methods mitigation, the country as a whole has not reached that point. . “We’re not there …

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Travel locally: Explore local gems and enjoy your vacation

THE endemic phase of the coronavirus health crisis has caused people from all walks of life to change their daily routines and plans, especially when it comes to taking the time to reflect on daily habits, consumption and consumption. impact on others, while adjusting to life in the new normal. …

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Data Center Substation Market Reaches Valuation

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 08 Feb. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Data Center Substation Market revenue totaled US$9.5 billion in 2021. Market sales are expected to grow at a healthy pace 6.2% CAGRpushing the size of the market to US$18.2 billion in 2032. According to a recent analysis by Future …

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After Industry Crises, Startups, and Pushbacks, the State’s Payday Loan Database Is Finally Up and Running

A statewide database to track short-term payday loans, which was supposed to be operational in July 2020, is finally operational a year and a half later. It took until February 1 this year for the system to go live, a year after lawmakers approved regulations governing the database on December …

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Nvidia drops Arm deal – London IPO on cards for UK companies

There is a very good chance that British chip design champion Arm will return to the London stock market via a successful IPO (initial public offering) later this year. Arm, based in Cambridge and owned by Japanese bank Softbank since 2016, was set to be sold to US computer chip …

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Is San Antonio FloatMe a Safer Alternative to Payday Loans?

FloatMe, a San Antonio tech startup that provides cash advances to workers on their next paycheck, said it raised $16.2 million from investors in its most recent fundraising round. Overall, the startup has raised $49.1 million in funding since June 2019, including $25 million in debt funding, according to Crunchbase, …

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Communicable disease exclusion kept in effect to deny a music festival promoter a claim for Covid-19 cancellation insurance

Outback has taken out cancellation insurance on September 30, 2019 for its “Big Red Bash” music festival which will take place in July 2020. On April 3, 2020, Outback canceled the event due to “the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting health and safety concerns, and a number of operational issues resulting from …

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As Challenger Banks grow, lenders should be nervous

There are challenger banks, and now there may be everyone. Over the past few years, there has been an increase in digital-only businesses with little more than a simple, user-friendly interface in front of a prepaid card. The target were those for whom a traditional banking relationship was undesirable, necessary …

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US Secretary Antony Blinken will meet External Affairs Minister Jaishankar in Melbourne next week

Ahead of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to hold a bilateral meeting with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in Melbourne next week during the Quad Foreign Ministers’ Ministerial Meeting, a few highlights of the expected talks were shared by Daniel J. Kritenbrink, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and …

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Delhi Airport is issuing a travel advisory for flyers amid low visibility due to heavy fog. See details here

In the wake of heavy fog engulfing the nation’s capital resulting in poor visibility, Delhi airport said on Saturday that passengers are urged to contact the affected airline for updated flight information. According to the Delhi airport update released earlier this morning, as landings and take-offs continue, flights that are …

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How long will Fukushima remain radioactive?

On March 11, 2011, a tremendous amount of energy built up when the Pacific tectonic plate pushed beneath the plate beneath northern Honshu, Japan, causing a magnitude 9.0 earthquake. While the epicenter was offshore, the quake triggered a tsunami that swept across northeast Japan, killing nearly 20,000 people and causing …

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Best Mitski Music: What are Mitski’s best albums and songs?

Mitski is the patron saint of introverts, a paragon for people who can sometimes experience existential loneliness but also feel nurtured by a night spent indoors alone. She is an idol for hopeless romantics, consumed by their desire and willing to do anything for love, no matter the cost. Although …

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Travel advisory, winter operations advisory issued for NY area

Job : February 3, 2022 / 5:15 PM EST / Update: February 3, 2022 / 5:15 PM EST NEW YORK (PIX11) – A travel advisory and winter operations advisory were issued Thursday ahead of heavy rain, sleet and icy conditions. Rain is expected to become heavy overnight, according to the …

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Cambodia-Japan Trade Reaches $2.33 Billion JETRO

Notable Cambodian exports to Japan include clothing and agricultural products as well as electrical and electronic components; and the main imports are machinery and high-tech products. FRESH NEWS The Covid-19 crisis has failed to slow Cambodia’s two-way trade with Japan, with volume growing to nearly $2.33307 billion in 2021, up …

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Japan’s border policy keeps thousands of foreigners in limbo

TOKYO (AP) — More than a year ago, Sebastian Bressa finished his paperwork to become a language teacher in Tokyo and planned to quit his job in Sydney. His life has been in limbo ever since. TOKYO (AP) — More than a year ago, Sebastian Bressa finished his paperwork to …

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An 11-year-old Jordan Spieth was in the gallery when Tiger Woods’ cut streak ended

Tiger Woods hits a drive during the 2005 PGA Championship at Baltusrol. Bob Donnan – USA Today Sports PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Daniel Berger now has the longest active streak of consecutive cuts at 13, taking over from Jordan Spieth (20), who missed the cut last week at Torrey Pines. …

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AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group NV increases its EBITDA

amsterdam, 1 February 2022 (Regulated information) — AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group NV (“AMG”, EURONEXT AMSTERDAM) is pleased to increase its 2022 EBITDA guidance. In December 2021, AMG raised its 2022 full year EBITDA guidance to a range between 175 and 200 million dollars. Since then, lithium market conditions have improved …

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Prevent payday lenders from using trusted banks for predatory lending

Three major banks — Wells Fargo, Truist and Regions Bank — announced plans in January to launch small-dollar loan offerings to customers with checking accounts. If their loans give customers time to repay in affordable installments at fair prices, like the existing small loans from US Bank, Bank of America …

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AI to Reduce Trash Swing in Helicopter Rescues

AI to Reduce Trash Swing in Helicopter Rescues A helicopter carries a Vita Inclinata rescue kit. Vita Inclinata picture Artificial intelligence could soon help the military in critical helicopter rescue missions. Colorado-based Vita Inclinata Technologies sold 15 lifesaving systems to the military in late 2021 for testing at the Aeromedical …

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