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3 hrs ago |

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.


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

6 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

One Of These 3 Actors Could Be The Escape From New York Remake's Snake Plissken

It was more than seven years ago that we first learned Hollywood was planning a remake of John Carpenter's classic action film Escape From New York , and while we've heard regular updates over the years, the reality is that the project has never been able to budge out of development hell.


Related Topix: Escape from New York, Thriller, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, John Carpenter, Travel, Pacific Rim, Charlie Hunnam

10 hrs ago |

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, Travel

13 hrs ago |

Sunpass comes to Miami-Dade causeways

Miami-Dade County will introduce the Sunpass transponder system of electronic toll collections on the Rickenbacker Causeway from Miami to Virginia Key and Key Biscayne, and the Venetian Causeway connecting Miami and Miami Beach.


Related Topix: Miami, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, Key-Biscayne, FL, North America Travel, Travel, Miami Travel

17 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

The U.S. Forest Service says a pair of wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago continues to grow while threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.


Related Topix: Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Prison, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Philippines

Yesterday | Townhall

Mary Landrieu And Her House Of Cards

This election has been most difficult for U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu with one mistake after another taking her off message.


Related Topix: Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, David Vitter, Republican, Travel, New Orleans, LA, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Obamas attend wedding of White House chef

President Obama and his family traveled to New York Saturday night for the wedding of White House chef Sam Kass to MSNBC personality Alex Wagner.


Related Topix: Wedding, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama


White House: No change to US terror warnings

That's after British authorities raised their terror threat level. Now it is at severe, the country's second highest level.


Related Topix: Travel, World News, Prince Charles

WNYC-AM New York

What You Need To Know About NYC Bus Route Changes

Manhattan gets the M12, running along 11th and 12th Avenues, between the West Village and Columbus Circle.


Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Staten-Island, NY, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel


Sharon's Tate Sister Speaks about Manson Murders

It was an unusually warm day in Southern California on Aug. 9, 1969. The Tate family had just moved from Northern California to the Los Angeles area, where their oldest daughter, Sharon Marie, 26, was winning fame as Hollywood's latest "It Girl."


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel

USA Today

Building communities one tiny house at a time

Tiny house living isn't a new concept, but the development of tiny house communities is one that's just taking off.


Related Topix: Spur, TX, West, TX

AME Info

US Congress explores opportunities in Sharjah

Job Objective: Provide the necessary administrative support to the department by working closely with the Head of Department.


Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

They come, they study, they stay: LV is fertile ground for foreign students

Behind the global tourist destination that is the Strip and a premier hotel college at UNLV, Las Vegas has the fifth-highest rate in the country in retaining international students in the workforce after they graduate, according to a new Brookings Institute study.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Asia Travel, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel


Airports, roads brace for busy travel weekend

August 29, 2014: More than 2 million Texans are expected to hit the roads during Labor Day Weekend.


Related Topix: Texas, Travel

Monterey County Herald

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Travel


Shuttle bus crash jams traffic into O'Hare airport

A shuttle bus has struck a concrete barrier on a road at O'Hare International Airport, clogging traffic heading to one of the terminals at the start of the busy Labor Day travel period.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

101.5 The River

Arguments About Your Dog...You Will Lose

"The dog is not getting on the couch," and "The dog isn't sleeping with us" are just 2 of the arguments you WILL lose.


Related Topix: Travel, Dogs, Pets, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA, University of Georgia

The Fresno Bee

Ex-Yosemite Lodge manager indicted on fraud, ID theft charges

A former assistant manager at Yosemite Lodge in Yosemite National Park was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and identity theft charges in connection with guest charges at the lodge, U.S Attorney Benjamin Wagner's office said.


Related Topix: Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

World's fairs help us appreciate history and imagine the future

More than 51 million people visited the 1964 World's Fair in New York City. Not everyone's trip was news-worthy, but one especially famous visitor was science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov.


Related Topix: Travel, North America Travel, Orlando Travel, Orlando, FL, Walt Disney, Opinion


Burke passes on public appearance with Obama - again

Mary Burke, Wisconsin's Democratic nominee for governor, will not appear in public with Barack Obama when the President travels to Milwaukee on Monday to mark Labor Day in the key 2014 battleground state.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Milwaukee, WI, Barack Obama