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3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip to Cuba last year was legal under rules allowing educational travel to the island.


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6 hrs ago |

Some US colleges calling students back from Israel

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave.

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10 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Airline profits up in first half of 2014

The top U.S. airlines earned a net profit of $3.8 billion during the first half of this year -- up from $1.6 billion during the same period last year, according to an industry group.


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14 hrs ago |

Vegas offering all but marriage to LGBT tourists

Tommy Branscum, left, and Rik Holman attend the Supreme Court decision celebration rally at the The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in Las Vegas.


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15 hrs ago | Click Orlando

U.S. Ebola patient to be released

Dr. Kent Brantly, who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa while helping fight its largest outbreak in recorded history, will be released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital on Thursday, spokesman Vince Dollard said.


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18 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Remote stretch of military-owned Panhandle beach is seen by few outside of training exercises

In this July 7, 2014 photo, people look for a place to set up on a shallow beach under a highway bridge in Destin, Fla.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Destin, FL, Okaloosa County, FL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Millions to spend bank holiday away

More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, North America Travel, Mexico Travel, Barcelona, Spain Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Daily Mail

Stunning images capture intimate moments in African wilderness

Get into Oxford for A 95! Britain's oldest university opens its doors so tourists can sleep in same rooms as alumni including Ronald Reagan and Imran Khan Move over Buckingham Palace and Big Ben! How a top secret escape game has been ranked London's number one tourist attraction on TripAdvisor Tourists forced to flee as fifth day of seismic ... (more)


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The Winnipeg Free Press

US warns travellers of cancelled Venezuela flights

The U.S. Embassy in Caracas issued an advisory Tuesday urging Americans to be careful when travelling to Venezuela because of the steep drop in airline service to the South American country.


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Oxford Times

Get set for yet another rail price rise

TRAIN fares across Oxfordshire will soon cost passengers up to 20 per cent more than they did five years ago.


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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

The babysitter costs HOW much?

It seems like a parental dream: A college-educated babysitter shows up, leads your kids through homework, dinnertime and a masterpiece art project, cleans the house and then gives you a report card of how the evening went.


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Will another Iceland volcano eruption hit air travel?

In 2010, an Icelandic volcano with an unpronounceable name spewed an ash cloud into the skies that disrupted travel for millions of passengers and cost airlines a small fortune.


Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Europe Travel, Iceland Travel

KOLD-TV Tucson

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Mark Begich, us Travel, Austin, TX

Information Technology

SIGGRAPH 2014 Highlights from Vancouver

SIGGRAPH 2014 returned to Vancouver, Canada, for its 41st conference and exhibition.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Exhibition on painter Alex Colville set to launch at Art Gallery of Ontario

Master painter Alex Colville is remembered for his ability to immortalize the seemingly mundane moments of everyday life, often with tense and haunting undertones.


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WLOX-TV Biloxi

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.


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ABC News

UN Ebola Coordinator to Visit West Africa

The public health expert coordinating U.N. efforts to fight Ebola says he's heading to Washington and then to West Africa to determine the best ways the world body can support affected people, communities and governments.


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Cybercast News Service

Germany's Merkel to visit Ukraine on Saturday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Kiev on Saturday and meet with top officials, making her first visit to Ukraine since the crisis there erupted.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Kiev, Ukraine Travel, Ukraine Travel, Europe Travel, Vladimir Putin

Times Herald

Voices: Iraqis mellow at the mall

BAGHDAD a?? The line of cars was several blocks long, as motorists waited patiently to be searched so they could enter the parking lot.


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

Daily Mail

Batam Center ferry terminal in Indonesia could DEPORT noisy visitors

Celestial camping! Amazing hanging tents that look like the moon when lit up at night go on sale What a steel! Sheffield is crowned best bargain break while Edinburgh trumps London as the most expensive city in UK 'Riptides can be treacherous': Warning to holidaymakers as teenage girl is rescued after being dragged out to sea by strong undercurrent ... (more)


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