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Thousands Attend ‘No More Lockdown Rodeo Rally’ in Canada

An event in Alberta, Canada on Saturday and Sunday billed as the “No More Lockdowns Rodeo Rally” drew thousands of attendees – plus stern criticism from provincial officials, who declared the rodeo “a clear breach of current public health restrictions” and said participants “knowingly put their fellow Albertans at risk.”

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Turkey Locks Down Citizens but Encourages Tourists to Roam

Foreign visitors will enjoy a “much more pleasant” experience visiting Turkish tourist sites over the next month while the nation endures a government-mandated coronavirus lockdown because the order has essentially freed up space at monuments for foreigners, Turkey’s tourism minister said Tuesday.

People Walk in front of the Hagia Sofia in Sultanahmet on April 24, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey. As peak tourism season approaches early booking figures and foreign demand suggest Turkey will reach a record of 40 million visitors in 2018. The tourism sector suffered big losses in 2016 due to …

Netflix Shares Plummet as End of Coronavirus Lockdowns Spells Weak Subscriber Growth

Netflix shares plummeted late Tuesday and into Wednesday as the streaming entertainment giant warned of weaker-than-expected subscriber growth in the months ahead. The slowdown comes as Netflix faces the end of coronavirus lockdowns, which had previously boosted the company’s subscriber base as people trapped at home sought online entertainment.

Co-founder and director of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a speech as he inaugurates the new offices of Netflix France, in Paris on January 17, 2020. - Hastings announced some 20 French projects by Netflix on January 17, 2020. (Photo by Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP) (Photo by CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty …