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53 min ago | FOX Carolina

350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad

The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel

4 hrs ago | WHAS11

Mexico plans $9.2B airport project for capital

President Enrique Pena Nieto announced the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City on Tuesday, saying it will quadruple the capacity of the current one.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Mexico Travel, World News, Mexico

8 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

CDC director calls for worldwide effort to stop Ebola

CDC director calls for worldwide effort to stop Ebola CDC director Thomas Frieden says the world needs to act quickly to control Ebola.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Medicine

10 hrs ago | KOAT-TV

Seat recline fight diverts another flight

In the third serious airline legroom incident in two weeks, an angry passenger caused yet another flight to divert Monday night.


Related Topix: West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, Jacksonville, FL

14 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

How North Korea may be using U.S. detainees

North Korean officials whisked a CNN team away in a van, purportedly to go meet with a high-ranking government official.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, South Korea, Bill Clinton, History in the News, George Bush

17 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

Fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia rebels continued in eastern Ukraine as Obama prepared to fly to Estonia for meetings with Baltic leaders and to Wales for a NATO summit.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Estonia, Europe, Europe Travel, Estonia Travel, Vladimir Putin, Robert Menendez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate

Mon Sep 01, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Regional body to help restore stability in Lesotho

In this Sunday Aug. 31, 2014 photo, a vendor sells newspapers headlined "Lesotho in turmoil coup attempt" in Maseru, Lesotho.


Related Topix: World News, Lesotho, Lesotho Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

Thewestmorland Gazette

Referendum rivals focus on jobs

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Conservatives (UK), New Zealand Travel, Pacific Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel

Ashland Times-Gazette

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law.


Related Topix: Abortion, Louisiana, us Travel, Medicine

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Garcetti to announce $13.25 minimum wage plan at Labor Day rally

Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to announce his proposal to raise the Los Angeles minimum wage to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, Industry, CA, Commerce, CA


15 funniest travel books ever

As every traveler knows, a good sense of humor is essential when facing the mysteries and miseries of a foreign culture.


Related Topix: Journalism


15 funniest (English) travel books

"Sylvia lurched toward the railing. She threw up. And then she eased her way back to her familiar perch in the aft compartment, her head dangling over the rail, her eyes closed, muttering darkly.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Bill Bryson, Vocal, US News

Cybercast News Service

Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

Japanese government and business leaders pledged support Monday for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to modernize his country's economy.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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Related Topix: Weather, us Travel, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

The Tribune

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, TV, Electronics, us Travel

Click Orlando

Militias use vacated U.S. Embassy in Libya

Libyan militia members have apparently turned the abandoned U.S. Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, into a water park, judging by amateur video posted to YouTube on Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Libya Travel, Africa Travel,

Journal and Courier

Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert

Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert The country's meteorological agency described the eruption in the Holuhraun lava field.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Iceland, World News

National Public Radio

A Trip With Her Folks Turned Barbara Bush Into A Global Activist

Barbara Bush helps a nun to fit on a hearing device during a 2012 event in Gulu, Uganda.


Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, HIV/AIDS, Health

The New Zealand Herald

Filipino troops pull 'greatest escape' from Syria

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops still in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked insurgents.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Philippines

Houston Chronicle

It's not just Hello Kitty: Japan's character craze

In this June 10, 2009 file photo, Hello Kitty poses in its original tartan blouse and ribbon during a news conference to unveil "Official Hello Kitty Tartan" products at British Embassy in Tokyo.


Related Topix: Life, Hello Kitty, Hobbies, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, Tokyo, Japan Travel, Family, Kids, Argentina, World News, Harvard University