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1 hr ago | FOX Carolina

Seized Sunni politician in Iraq released

Ghalib al-Zamili said that Riyadh al-Adhadah is now back at home Saturday, a day after gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs took him from his home in Baghdad along with his four bodyguards.


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

3 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Malaysian PM urges full access to crash site

More than a week after Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.


Related Topix: Europe Travel, Netherlands Travel

5 hrs ago | WBAL-TV Baltimore

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence in the capital, Tripoli, U.S. officials said.


Related Topix: Libya Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Libya, US Military, US Marine Corps

9 hrs ago | CNN

Neon lights: Chemistry and magic

Neon might be fading, but there are still plenty of places around the world to spot the glowing signs.


Related Topix: Asia Travel, Bangkok, Thailand Travel, Thailand Travel, Los Angeles, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Las Vegas Travel, Southeast Asia, World News, Cambodia

Fri Jul 25, 2014


16 incredible rooftop bars

If you were to imagine a rooftop bar with gleaming skyline views, a glowing bar and more movers and shakers than a seaborne Yahtzee game, you probably wouldn't be far off Shanghai's standout rooftop drinkery.


KHOU-TV Houston

Ebola outbreak spreads to 4th West African country

An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to Nigeria and then died there, officials said Friday.


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

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Afghan Taliban leader warns against pact with US

The Taliban's reclusive leader is warning that a bilateral security pact allowing foreign troops to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year will mean more fighting.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Hamid Karzai

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Smart people buy generic brands

Nine times out of 10, pharmacists and doctors will buy the generic version of aspirin, rather than a brand-name like Bayer.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Chicago, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

The Montreal Gazette

Aiming for aviation safety meeting in Montreal new week

Discussions have been held to set up a meeting of representatives of various international organizations and states that are involved in the airline industry.


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

Regina Leader Post

Official Algerian news agency says Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

The logo of the Air Algerie company office, at the Opera avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Burkina Faso Travel, Africa, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Algeria Travel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Israel wasna t terribly happy about those suspended flights

The US Federal Aviation Administration's suspension of all US carriers arrivals and departures from Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport lasted only 36 hours, but hit Israelis like a punch to the gut.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, us Travel, Tel Aviv, Israel Travel

KXLY-TV Spokane

Commercial jetliner disappears over west Africa

A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people disappeared over west Africa after losing contact with air traffic controllers, a Spanish charter company said Thursday.


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

Daily Mail

Glasgow and the Commonwealth Games: Top ten things to do in the city

World's first driveable deckchair unveiled ... complete with ice drink machine, stereo and GPS parasol that moves with the sun 'It's designed to make you feel like a mollusc': Inside the bizarre but beautiful Mexican house built to resemble a SHELL The Downton-Sherlock-Paddington effect: Modern TV classics spark surge in Japanese visits to Britain ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom


Paris hotels experiment with 'honesty rates'

When your city has an unenviable reputation for insulting tourists and fleecing them for every cent, inviting hotel guests to pay what they want could be a risky move.


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WAPT-TV Jackson

Train like a lady lumberjack

Her parents signed her up for a class at the local YMCA in Madison, Wisconsin, and she loved everything about it: the battle of strength, balance and agility between two opponents trying to stay on a log in the middle of a lake.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Wisconsin Travel, Madison, WI

Cybercast News Service

Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith arrived Thursday in Italy en route to the United States along with her family, including an infant born in prison.


Related Topix: Rome, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, Pope Benedict XVI

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Maybe you've wondered, while looking at the price tag on some organic produce, whether that label is telling the truth.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Organic Food, University of Oregon, us Travel, Bolivia Travel, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Langley Times

Travel: Portugal tops USA poll on Best European Country to visit

But in a USA Today poll , Portugal received top marks from the magazine's readers and was voted 2014's 'Best European Country' to travel to.


Related Topix: Europe Travel, Portugal Travel, World News, Portugal


Sierre Leone Ebola doctor contracts virus

A doctor who has played a key role in fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone is infected with the disease, according to that country's Ministry of Health.


Related Topix: Medicine, Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Freetown, Sierra Leone Travel, Guinea, Guinea Travel

KABC-AM Los Angeles

FAA Extends Travel Ban to Israel for Another 24 Hours [From ABC News]

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday that it has not lifted its ban against travel to or from Tel Aviv's airport and will prohibit air travel to Israel for an additional 24 hours.


Related Topix: Israel, Israel Travel, US News, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Federal Aviation Administration