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1 hr ago | Russia Taday

US lawmakers call on sanctions against Gazprom, Russian banks

Washington is inching closer to imposing a tighter financial grip on Russia. The next round of sanctions could target more banks and the heart of the Russian economy - the energy sector.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Senator Chris Murphy, Vladimir Putin

6 hrs ago |

Living large in borrowed cars

Steve Briscoe, vice president of Industrial Air Centers Inc. near Indianapolis, likes what he hears when he starts the motor of a 2014 Ferrari California in the Enterprise Exotic Car Collection showroom near Los Angeles International Airport.


Related Topix: Ferrari, Convertible, Ferrari California, Bentley Continental GT, Bentley, Coupe, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The News-Messenger

Parents, children enjoy an egg roll

When Beth Van Vorhis was growing up, her parents dressed her in her Easter best each year and took her to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center for the Easter Egg Roll.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Family, Kids, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Markos Kounalakis: Warm water, cold reality, new frontier for exploiting resources

Big-screen "Noah," the box office hit, presents the Biblical story of near apocalypse and indifference to God's warnings.


Related Topix: End Times, Travel, Global Warming, US Military, US Navy

NYC Opening of the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary Traveling Art Show

Last night, Saturday, April 19th, in New York City, just a few blocks from the Hook & Ladder 8 firehouse, Gallery 1988 opened the Ghostbusters 30th Anniversary art show.


Related Topix: Tribeca (New York, NY), Chicago, IL, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Two young children die in NY house fire on Easter ...

Two young children visiting their grandfather died on Easter Sunday morning after a fire broke out in the basement of his New York City home, fire officials said.


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

Chicago paranormal location like a type of Ghost Town to explore May 24th

A hidden Chicago paranormal location to explore and experience. It could be called the Chicago land areas only Ghost Town type of location and on Saturday May 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am, it will be a time of those with the same interest to explore this Joliet, IL location known as the Iron Works area.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago, IL, Chicago Travel, Supernatural, Joliet, IL

Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! DC, LA, Asheville & Boston Meet-up Info +Q: Ever Have to Toss Out a Houseguest?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district.


Related Topix: Travel

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Asilomar celebrates 150 years

PACIFIC GROVE >> We should all look this good at 150. The world-famous Asilomar Conference Grounds has nary a wrinkle, a sag or a creak a century and a half after it was founded as a gathering place for the Young Women's Christian Association by a committee that included YWCA board member Phoebe Apperson Hearst , and designed by renowned pioneer ... (more)


Related Topix: Pacific Grove, CA, Travel


Drone Shoots Epic Footage of SpaceX Rocket Launch and Controlled Landing

Elon Musk's space-faring company SpaceX has released the first test footage of its Falcon 9 Reusable taking off, and making a controlled landing at the company's rocket-development facility in Texas.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Travel

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Crawfish: Born on the Bayou

In 2011, I was intrigued by the scandal that broke when a visiting New Orleans journalist noted that the shellfish in the lobster salad at the venerable Manhattan gourmet shop Zabar's was actually crawfish.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, New Orleans Travel, New Orleans, LA


The Biggest Travel Bummer Might Just Be Seeing Monuments Under Construction

If you've ever traveled far and long to see a famous monument, you know it's an exciting experience.


Related Topix: US National Parks, Washington Monument, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Life, Holidays, St. Patrick's Day, Chicago, IL


Door County: Fire It Up at Wisconsin's Famous Fish Boil

Traverse City and the rest of Northern Michigan get all the love when it comes to midwest summer destinations, but don't sleep on Door County , the peninsula that sits directly west across Lake Michigan in Wisconsin.


Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Wisconsin Travel


3 etiquette tips for people riding public transportation

UTA has been expanding its train and bus services so rapidly, Salt Lake City may eventually become a car-less commuter city like Washington, D.C., or New York City.


Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Atlas Heating and Cooling says location is everything; impacts on energy use

The geographical location of your home plays a huge factor in how much energy it needs and uses, explains Atlas Heating and Cooling.


Related Topix: Travel, Weather

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline, likely punting decision until after Election Day

The Obama administration is extending indefinitely its review of the Keystone XL pipeline, the State Department said Friday, likely punting the decision over the controversial oil pipeline past the midterm elections.


Related Topix: Travel, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Kos

Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Angle of Repose Friday

It's "Angle of Repose Friday" on The After Show. You know, the angle in which a granular substance stays in place on a slope.


Related Topix: Travel, Orange County, TX, ACLU

New Americans turn to goats to address food demand

The half dozen kids - that is, baby goats - that arrived last week at Pine Island Farm were the latest additions to the Vermont Goat Collaborative, a project that brings together new Americans hungry for goat meat with dairy goat farmers who have no need for young male animals.


Related Topix: Travel, Agriculture, Science

World Magazine

Salt and light on campus

CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, LOUISIANA and MISSOURI-Bright studio lights line the walls of a room in California as four professional cameramen zoom in for close-ups and "confession cam" interviews, a staple of reality TV.


Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), TV, Los Angeles, CA, Electronics, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Houston Baptist University, Messiah College

State Could Spend $100 Million on Obama Library - WTH?

Mike Madigan wants the state to put up $100 million - and maybe even more - to build Barack Obama's presidential library in Chicago.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Illinois Travel, Illinois, Illinois Government