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1 hr ago | 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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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Is The Craziest, Most Acrobatic Motorcycle Accident You'll Ever See

3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel

7 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | WESH-TV

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.

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

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11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel

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.

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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.

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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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Myrtle Beach Online

'Island of Lemurs' is the perfect IMAX nature film

Every so often, a movie comes along and reminds us of the primacy of the pretty picture, the importance of the image in telling a motion picture story.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Aussie miner lawmaker criticized for China tirade

The 60-year-old multi-millionaire called the Chinese "bastards" and "mongrels" and accused Beijing of trying to take over Australia during a nationally televised forum on Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Beijing, China Travel, Asia Travel, China Travel

KXLY-TV Spokane

No charges for accused airport security scammer

A passenger accused of posing as an airport security agent and taking women into a private screening room will not be prosecuted.

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The Straits Times

Robin Williams in message of support to terminally ill New Zealand woman shortly before his death

A video has emerged that shows actor Robin Williams delivering a message of support to a terminally ill young woman in New Zealand shortly before he took his own life.

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The Age

Australians with babies born to Thai surrogate mothers face up to six month wait

Bangkok: Australian couples with babies born to Thai surrogate mothers face an up to six month wait in Thailand as authorities tighten rules, including a total ban on commercial surrogacy.

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WRAL.com

UN urges exit screening for Ebola at some airports

The risk of the Ebola virus being transmitted during air travel is low because unlike infections such as influenza or tuberculosis, it is not spread by breathing air and airborne particles from an infected person, the World Health Organization said.

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SanLuisObispo.com

Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam; militants deny claim

Soon after the news broke, the Islamic State group, which two weeks ago captured the Mosul Dam spanning the Tigris River just north of the city of Mosul, denied the claim, insisting it was still in control of the facility.

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Yahoo!

PM to Muslim moderates:join Team Australia

Tony Abbott has called on moderate Muslims to join the "Team Australia" fight against locally-bred extremists ahead of talks with Islamic leaders.

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