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Officials in Cancun are working on regulations that would better control the vacation rental industry, including companies such as Airbnb.According to Riviera Maya News, Cancun city council members are working on a new legislative fiscal package that will feature the application of the Law and Regulations for Holiday Rental Platforms for 2019.

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© Kaveh Kazemi/Getty ImagesThe Roman city council just passed a new law banning costumed gladiators, drinking on the street and swimming in any of the fountains.In a statement on Wednesday, Mayor Virginia Raggi and the city council detailed the new measures “aimed at promoting respect for the common good by both citizens and tourists.

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The popular island of Boracay in the Philippines reopened to the public Friday, but the times of unchecked tourism are over.According to Reuters, President Rodrigo Duterte closed the resort town to tourists in April as part of a six-month cleanup effort.

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A pilot seen sleeping during a flight shocked passengers, but it turns out he was merely following FAA mandatory rest requirements.A United pilot who shocked passengers for leaving the cockpit to take a nap in first class on a flight from Newark to Glasgow was merely following safety regulations, the airline said.

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Civil aviation regulator DGCA this week published final guidelines for operating drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems by ordinary citizens.The guidelines come into effect on December 1, the date when the civilian use of drones becomes legal in India, subject to various requirements and clearances.

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The airline will now allow only one emotional support animal per customer per flight and will prohibit all “pit bull type dogs” as service or support animals.FBI SAYS IN-FLIGHT SEXUAL ASSAULTS RISING AT 'ALARMING RATE'












These new limitations come as a “direct result of growing safety concerns following recent incidents in which several employees were bitten,” the airline said in a press release.

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The airline will now allow only one emotional support animal per customer per flight and will prohibit all “pit bull type dogs” as service or support animals.FBI SAYS IN-FLIGHT SEXUAL ASSAULTS RISING AT 'ALARMING RATE'












These new limitations come as a “direct result of growing safety concerns following recent incidents in which several employees were bitten,” the airline said in a press release.

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Facebook and Google may emerge stronger after Europe enacts sweeping new regulations that prioritize people’s data privacy.But new rules may instead serve to strengthen Facebook’s and Google’s hegemony and extend their lead on the internet.

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The Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Wednesday set up a committee to frame laws to regulate online media and news portals.According to the order, the committee will have to recommend “appropriate policy formulation for online media/ news portals and online content platform including digital broadcasting which encompasses entertainment/ infotainment & news/ media aggregators,” the order said.

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As the Trump administration nears its one-year mark, White House officials are touting cuts to regulations as one of their top achievements.Hundreds of the pending regulations had been effectively shelved before Trump took office.

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Some jurisdictions have prohibited smoking even in outdoor public spaces.Well and good, but does anyone think that still having more than one smoker in six people is a desirable population ratio?

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A government official announced tighter regulations for Cuba’s private sector on Thursday as part of a review of market reforms stemming from complaints about excess accumulation of wealth, tax evasion and other practices.In August, however, Cuba suspended issuing new licenses for cooperatives and certain private-sector activities from bed-and-breakfasts to restaurants until it had implemented new measures to curb wrongdoing such as tax dodging.

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A woman is accusing American Airlines of forcing her to fly with her child seated in her lap, even though she purchased separate seats for both of her children.“He simply said, ‘You can’t bring two car seats.

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The regulations, once finalised, would permit commercial use of drones in the country, Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey said.On whether companies can use drones to deliver goods, Choubey said the answer is “yes”.

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The FIA, Formula 1's rights holders Liberty Media, and both current and potential new engine manufacturers have produced the first set of regulations defining the next generation of F1 engines due to be introduced from 2021 season.Both the FIA and F1 expect these new regulations to go a long way to fix these issues.

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It was the third time since July that the Environmental Protection Agency or the Interior Department has been found to have acted illegally in their rush to roll back environmental rules.And in three other environmental cases, the Trump administration reversed course on its own after lawsuits accusing it of illegal actions were filed by environmental groups and Democratic state attorneys general.

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Before you fire up your new device, though, there are some rules and regulations you need to be aware of.Here’s all you need to know:Significant changes to UK drone law have been announced by the Department of Transport.