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31 min ago | WKBT

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.

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4 hrs ago | 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.

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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

8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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.

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

10 hrs ago | FOX23

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.

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

12 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

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.

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

12 hrs ago | 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.

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

13 hrs ago | 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.

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

17 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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

680News

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Libyan capital, government appeals for help

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Fire, Tripoli, Libya Travel, Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Social Software

Fleetwood Today

Railway misery warning

Network Rail will be closing the West Coast main line on three separate occasions between London Euston and Watford in August to carry out significant upgrade work.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Spotlight's trip to the Big Apple

The Spotlights, a group from the In the Spotlight Dance Company had a chance to play when they made a trip to New York City recently, visiting a number of sights, as well as learning dance from professionals.

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KRON 4

Jerry Brown Travels to Mexico to Talk Business

Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, California, us Travel, Commerce, CA

NEWS.com.au

Australian market set to open lower

ARE the reports of a recovering US economy too optimistic. Here's one argument why America might be heading for another recession.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

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