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Tuesday October 13rd, 2020 night edition

image for New York's Roosevelt Hotel to close after nearly 100 years due to the coronavirus pandemic

It has served as the backdrop for movies such as "The Irishman" and it helped start a New Year's Eve tradition.

A fixture of the Manhattan skyline, the hotel boasts elegant architecture and is minutes away from Times Square and Grand Central Terminal.

But now, The Roosevelt Hotel will no longer bear witness to motion pictures or moments in history.

The hotel will permanently close its doors this year, a spokesperson told CNN in a statement.

The Roosevelt Hotel, owned by Pakistan International Airlines, cited the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing drop in business as the principal reasons it will cease operations.

The coronavirus has devastated the hospitality industry, forcing many hotels around the country to take drastic steps to survive.

Named after President Theodore Roosevelt, the hotel has also been seen in films including "Maid in Manhattan," "Malcolm X" and "Wall Street. »

Nintendo have announced that they are permanently reducing the price of single Joy-Con (L) / (R) to just ¥3,740 + tax in Japan

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Nintendo have announced that they are permanently reducing the price of single Joy-Con (L) / (R) to just ¥3,740 + tax from next month.

From Friday, November 6th, 2020, the price of a single Joy-Con (L) / (R) will be revised from ¥4,928 (¥4,480 + tax) to ¥4,114 (¥3,740 + tax) in Japan.

No plans have been announced to reduce the price of the Joy-Con (L) / (R) Controller Set, which is priced at ¥8,228 (¥7,480 + tax), and exactly double the revised single Joy-Con price. »

GOP Sen. Mike Lee speaks without mask at Barrett hearing despite positive COVID-19 test

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) on Monday was in attendance for Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Senate confirmation hearing ten days after announcing he had tested positive for COVID-19.

He said he would "remain isolated for the next 10 days" but vowed to return in time for the Barrett hearings.

Mike Lee is in the hearing room and chatting with Graham — Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) October 12, 2020. »