Fort Walton Beach Vacation Home Rentals Fort Walton Beach Property ManagementAbout UsVacation GuideContact Us Hours Mon - Fri: 9AM - 5:30PM Sat, Sun: 8AM - 3PM Emergency: 24x7 Fort Walton Beach Vacation Property Management Services in Florida iTrip Vacations Fort Walton Beach serves vacation rental homeowners in Okaloosa County, including Okaloosa Island. Wildfires rip through Poland's biggest national park Image copyright Reuters Wildfires are ripping through Poland's largest national park. Around 6,000 hectares of the Biebrza National Park - roughly 10% - are currently in flames as hundreds of firefighters attempt to get the blazes under control. The Environment Ministry said the fire was most likely caused by farmers illegally burning grass. The situation is worsened due to the fact Poland is currently experiencing its worst droughts in decades.
Horror Week For US As Coronavirus Records Tumble The past week has seen the United States break its own one-day case record four times, according data compiled by researchers at Johns Hopkins university. In the seven days up to and including 1 July, the country, which has the highest number of cases and deaths worldwide, confirmed over 40,000 cases on four separate days. Wednesday also saw cases rise by more than 50,000 for the first time in the US, with 51,200 confirmed in 24 hours. The national increases come as the pandemic threatens people in a wider area of the country. Close to 10 times as many US counties meet the threshold to be considered a hotspot as during the previous peak, in April, the New York Times reported. Washington state wildfire kills boy, 1, leaves parents severely burned While trying to evacuate from a wildfire raging in north-central Washington, a 1-year-old boy died and his parents were severely burned this week, the Okanogan County sheriff said Wednesday. The family was reported missing Tuesday from Okanogan, Wash., a small town northwest of Spokane, and their wrecked and burned truck was found in the area that day without them inside. Rescuers found the family along the banks of the Columbia River on Wednesday morning.
Coronavirus: Germany's states make face masks compulsory Image copyright Getty Images All of Germany's states have announced plans to make face masks compulsory to combat the spread of coronavirus. Bremen became the final federal region to back the measures, with its senate set to confirm the decision on Friday. The US has the most billionaires in the world – but here's what it doesn't have It’s official: America has the most billionaires in the world, for yet another year. The US increased its share of billionaires by 12% in 2019 according to a report by Wealth-X, which annually takes stock on the world’s mega-rich. But while US billionaires are waiting to find out whether Kim “I have 14 Freesian [sic] horses” Kardashian West will join their ranks this year, the rest of us have more important questions on our minds, such as: has any of this wealth trickled down yet? The answer is no. One in eight Americans still live below the poverty line, and 40% are one paycheque away from destitution.
WNBA players react to Breonna Taylor settlement The league, which began its playoffs on Tuesday, dedicated the 2020 season to Taylor and the Say Her Name movement, which raises awareness for Black female victims of police violence. All season, in Bradenton, Florida, WNBA players have worn warmup shirts with the words "Black Lives Matter" displayed on the front and "Say Her Name" on the back, along with Taylor's name on their jerseys. Earlier on Tuesday, it was announced that the city of Louisville had agreed to pay $12 million to the family of Taylor and institute sweeping police reforms in a settlement of the family's wrongful death lawsuit.
Tom Hanks writes to boy called Corona who said he was bullied Image copyright Getty Images US actor Tom Hanks has written a letter and sent a Corona-brand typewriter gift to an Australian boy who said he was bullied because of his name - Corona. Corona De Vries, 8, first wrote to the Toy Story actor and his wife Rita Wilson after they fell sick with the virus in Queensland. Another day of record coronavirus cases as more states rethink mask mandate There are at least 2,739,092 cases of coronavirus nationwide. The previous record set on Wednesday was 51,174. As the numbers skyrocket, some states are having a change of heart on face coverings to combat the spread of cornavirus. Texas has mandated that residents wear masks in public in hopes that the number of coronavirus cases will start shrinking. The nation's second most-populous state won't allow people who are in counties with 20 or more active Covid-19 cases to go out without a face covering.
AT&T thinks you might watch ads in exchange for a cheaper phone plan "I believe there's a segment of our customer base where given a choice, they would take some load of advertising for a $5 or $10 reduction in their mobile bill," Stankey told Reuters. AT&T confirmed those comments to CNN Business. (The phone carrier owns CNN's parent company, WarnerMedia.)