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    The ceremony was outside and didn't require too many decorations, but the bride was aiming for rustic, vintage and colorful. The couple brought in mums for the altar and lined the aisles with pumpkins.

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    U.S. markets pointed toward gains before the bell on Monday as investors prepare for another week of corporate earnings and two important government inflation reports. Futures for the Dow rose 0.5% and futures for the S&P 500 were up 0.6%. The S&P 500 lost 0.2% on Friday after government data showed American employers added more jobs than expected in June. That undercut expectations a slowing economy might prompt the Fed to postpone or scale back plans for more rate hikes to cool inflation. The government releases its consumer and producer price data for July later this week.

    A new philanthropic project hopes to invest $100 million in up to 10 countries mostly in Africa by 2030 to support up to 200,000 community health workers. These workers serve as a critical bridge to treatment for people with limited access to medical care. The Skoll Foundation and The Johnson & Johnson Foundation announced Monday that they donated $25 million to the initiative. The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria will oversee the project.

    Hong Kong will reduce the mandatory hotel quarantine for overseas arrivals to three days from a week. It's one of the few places in the world still requiring a quarantine to guard against travelers spreading COVID-19 to the local population. Hong Kong leader John Lee said arriving travelers must quarantine three days in a hotel, then undergo four days of medical surveillance during which their movements will be restricted. Travelers will also have to test regularly for COVID-19. The changes to COVID-19 policies come amid an increase in infections, which city health officials warn could double to 8,000 in the coming weeks. Hong Kong's severe entry restrictions during the pandemic have devastated its tourism industry and disrupted business travel.

    The capital of China’s Hainan province has locked down its residents for 13 hours as a COVID-19 outbreak grows on the tropical island during the summer school holidays. More than 470 new cases were recorded in the province on Sunday. The temporary lockdown of Haikou city from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. follows an ongoing and indefinite lockdown of the beach resort of Sanya since Saturday. Some 80,000 tourists have reportedly been stranded in Sanya. Tourists wanting to leave must test negative five times over seven days. China has stuck to a “zero-COVID” approach despite the economic and social costs.

    A new video game sensation that features an adventurous feline is resonating with cat lovers, and some of them are using the game to raise money for real cats. The game called "Stray" from Annapurna Interactive launched in July. The virtual cat hero from the new video game sensation "Stray" …

    It is common in divorce cases for spouses not to agree on how to divide their property, but what happens to their beloved pets? Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has the story.

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