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3 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Senators spent $1 million on charter flights last year

Last summer, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., embarked on what his office trumpeted as a four-day, 1,000-mile trip across his state, with press releases noting he "woke up early to hit the road," making stops at a minor league ballpark, a craft brewery and a Roanoke rail yard, among others.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Republican, John Warner, us Travel, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Governors, Tim Kaine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Australia welcomes Gaza ceasefire as 'marvelous'

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's conservative government is a staunch ally of Israel, and angered Arab and Islamic countries in June by changing its description of East Jerusalem from "occupied" to "disputed."


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

ABC News

Driving High Questioned on Busy Day in Congress

Amid rancorous debate over other weighty issues Thursday on Capitol Hill, lawmakers wondered aloud whether driving cars after smoking marijuana is dangerous.


Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Marijuana, John Mica, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, us Travel, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat

Hearing delayed in Duncan baseball player slaying

You now have an easier online way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman .


Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

The Globe and Mail

Canada's claims of NRC hacking 'irresponsible,' Beijing says

China's foreign ministry accused Canada on Thursday of making irresponsible accusations lacking any credible evidence after Canada singled out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Computers

NBC New York

Comatose Md. Man Stuck in Liberia

The family of a 24-year-old comatose Maryland man stuck in Liberia is raising money in hopes of bringing him home to receive proper care.


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

Click Orlando

Digital Duomo: Florence by smartphone

Mention the Italian city of Florence, and people think of history, conjuring images of a classical city that was once Europe's Renaissance capital.


Related Topix: Italy, Florence, Italy Travel, World News, Europe Travel, Italy Travel,

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

In Ukraine, the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17 killed all 298 aboard.


Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, Buffalo, NY

Burnley Citizen

Seven Britons evacuated from Libya

A small number of British nationals have been evacuated from Libya amid ongoing unrest in the country, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said.


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


Peace Corps removes workers over Ebola threat

Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine, Nursing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


WikiLeaks breaks gag order

Australians, intrigued by the latest revelation from WikiLeaks, took to social media to pass on a document they were never meant to see.


Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, Europe, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Europe Travel, Australia, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

Thai junta sets plan for fast rail links to China

IN this April 5, 2013 file photo, officials from the State Railway of Thailand wait for orders outside a train which was derailed before entering Bangkok station in Bangkok, Thailand.


Related Topix: Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Thailand Travel, World News, Thailand, California High-Speed Rail, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel

South Korea says North Korea fires 4 projectiles

A South Korean Defense Ministry official said the North fired two projectiles in the morning and two in the afternoon from a site at Mount Myohyang northeast of Pyongyang.


Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel,


'Artbnb': Village offers artists free accommodation

The beautiful southern Spanish village of Genalguacil is offering free accommodation for more than two weeks during the summer peak season.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gazette

Washington ferry with hundreds aboard...SEATTLE (AP) - A Washington state ferry...

A Washington state ferry lost power on the ferry system's busiest route Tuesday, stranding hundreds of passengers in the Puget Sound until the vessel could be towed to the dock.


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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.


Related Topix: Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Joseph Kony

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, New York

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.


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


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.


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