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58 min ago | KION 46

WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.


Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Europe, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Australia, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

1 hr ago |

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

IN this April 5, 2013 file photo, officials from the State Railway of Thailand wait for orders outside a train which was derailed before entering Bangkok station in Bangkok, Thailand.


Related Topix: Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Thailand Travel, World News, Thailand, California High-Speed Rail, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

6 hrs ago |

South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said the North fired two projectiles in the morning and two in the afternoon from a site at Mount Myohyang northeast of Pyongyang.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel,

8 hrs ago | KMIZ

'Artbnb': Village offers artists free accommodation

The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free accommodation for more than two weeks during the summer peak season.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gazette

Washington ferry with hundreds aboard...SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state ferry...

A Washington state ferry lost power on the ferry system's busiest route Tuesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in the Puget Sound until the vessel could be towed to the dock.


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How Uganda became a top tourist destination

Fifty years ago Uganda was the "Pearl of Africa," a newly independent republic with a thriving economy, a functioning democracy and splendid national parks.


Related Topix: Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Joseph Kony

The Lebanon Daily News

Activists want gay rights on Africa summit agenda

Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at next week's summit in Washington with more than 40 African leaders.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Transgender

News Observer

Disabled commuter train to NYC cleared from tracks

The Northeast Corridor train, carrying about 1,000 passengers, was scheduled to arrive at Penn Station at 8:39 a.m. but broke down near 10th Avenue, said NJ Transit spokesman William Smith.


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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.


Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Liberia, Africa, Liberia Travel, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak

An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is stirring fear and canceling travel plans in Minnesota, where thousands of Liberians have immigrated over the years.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

A statement from Asky Airlines said Tuesday that it was temporarily halting flights to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone.


Related Topix: Liberia, Liberia Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Nigeria,

The Fresno Bee

Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.3 quake was centered in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, about 260 miles east-southeast of Mexico City.


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

Brandon Sun

Canada temporarily withdraws staff from Libya

The Canadian government is temporarily suspending its consular operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and pulling out all staff.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

Congleton Guardian

Diesel drivers may have to pay pollution charges for entering city centres

Drivers of diesel cars could have to pay more in road tax or face additional levies to travel into city centres in an effort to tackle pollution, it is reported.


Related Topix: Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

California governor sets more talks on migrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday.


Related Topix: California, Immigration Reform, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison, Texas Government, Texas

The Macon Telegraph

New York to push Congress on response to oil train fires

The proposal, which will be presented Tuesday at the National Association of State Fire Marshals conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., would also collect a penny per gallon of oil shipped by rail.


Related Topix: Fire, us Travel

Brandon Sun

Bank of Canada erases mountain ID from $10 bill after questions raised

The central bank had claimed that its new plastic $10 bank notes included an image of majestic Mount Edith Cavell, a prominent peak in the Canadian Rockies south of Jasper, Alta.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, North America Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel, Alberta, Canada Travel

KHOU-TV Houston

Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Tribune

Sleepy port city focus of North Korea tourism push

Where do you go in North Korea if you're in the mood for a barbecue by the beach, maybe some pier-side fishing, or a dip in the ocean? For many North Korean vacationers, that place has long been the sleepy port city of Wonsan, which is now the focus of one of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's most talked-about pet projects - a campaign to transform ... (more)


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, South Korea, Kim Jong Un

Cybercast News Service

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.


Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, World News, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Agriculture, Science