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2 hrs ago | Buzzsugar

Outlander Star Tobias Menzies Promises Plenty of Bodice-Ripping

Menzies is working overtime playing two roles on the Starz series Outlander , based on author Diana Gabaldon's beloved novels.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Vocal, Travel

6 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Ebola outbreak 'bigger than all of us'

Before Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso boarded the plane that would take him to the United States for next week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, he had Ebola on his mind.

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Related Topix: Travel, Denis Sassou-nguesso, World News, Congo, Africa, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

It's open: See inside Four Seasons Resort at Walt Disney World

The 443-room Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World officially opened on Aug. 1 with a ribbon cutting ceremony for guests, local officials and executives.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

11 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

Maine senators visiting US-Mexico border

Seven U.S. senators, including Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine, have visited the Texas-Mexico border on a fact-finding mission focusing on the immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Angus King, John Cornyn, Senator John Barrasso, Senator John Boozman

12 hrs ago | KFVS12

Families await Peace Corps evacuees' homecoming

In her first public comments, the New Hampshire teenager who returned home nine months after she vanished on the way home from school told her local newspaper that she's "feeling a lot better every day."

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Blog News, Travel

13 hrs ago | WHO-TV

Fears Over Possible Evacuation of US Ebola Victims

When a plane took off from Georgia to meet two American missionaries fighting to survive Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa, social media in the United States lit up with fearful reactions.

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Related Topix: Travel, 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, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

18 hrs ago | The Raw Story

Private companies to profit as US shelters immigrant children

For a handful of U.S. companies that have exclusive or longstanding contracts with federal agencies dealing with illegal immigrants, the recent wave of children crossing the southern border with Mexico is a business opportunity.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Travel, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Barbados targets US market to boost tourist arrivals

Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Authority Adrian Elcock says Barbados is placing more emphasis on tourists from the United States as it diversifies to cushion the industry from shocks in the external market.

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Yesterday | Aurora Advocate

Tuesday Musical's Fuze! series returns with Composer's Voice

Tuesday Musical Association will reignite the highly requested FUZE! up-close classical concert series, starting with The Composers Voice, which includes Gregg Kallor, composer/pianist in concert with cellist Dave Eggar.

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Related Topix: Classical, Rachmaninoff, Aaron Copland, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Travel, Tufts University, Entertainment

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Business Journal

Accio visitors: LeakyCon underway in Orlando

Harry Potter fans crowd the vendor room shopping for collectibles and gifts during LeakyCon 2011 at Lowe's Royal Pacific hotel.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Orlando Travel

KFVS12

Rauner says he'll be 'champion' for Ill. farmers

Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says a coalition of supporters from Illinois' agricultural community is backing his bid to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Illinois Travel, Illinois, Agriculture, Science, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Bellingham Herald

Driving high questioned on busy day in Congress

Among the unanswered questions: Would drivers who are "high" travel too fast or too slow for safety? Rep. John Mica, a Florida Republican who convened the Transportation subcommittee hearing, said he's concerned that growing numbers of drivers on U.S. roadways are increasingly impaired with a mix of drugs and alcohol.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, Marijuana, John Mica, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mica, WA, Travel

Times Herald

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.

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

KEPR CBS 19

As U.S. job market strengthens, many don't feel it

The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Healthcare Law, Law

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sudan woman who faced death over faith heads to US

A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, left Europe on Thursday for the United States, where she will make her new home.

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Related Topix: Travel, Sudan Travel, Africa Travel, Manchester, NH

GPB.org

As Volunteerism Explodes In Popularity, Who's It Helping Most?

Haley Nordine, 19, is spending the entire summer at the Prodesenh center in San Mateo Milpas Altas, Guatemala.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Guatemala Travel, American University, Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala Travel, Family, Kids, University of San Francisco

KFVS12

Evanston approves partial ban on plastic bags

The City Council on Monday approved an ordinance barring stores larger than 10,000 square feet from distributing plastic shopping bags at the point of sale.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel

The Daily Star

US bomber in Syria went home before attack: NYTimes

The report highlights a concern from Western powers, that Syria is becoming a training ground for citizens who could then return as battle-hardened veterans, ready to carry out attacks at home and abroad.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

ValleyWag

App Debt: How Kim Kardashian and Uber Will Bankrupt Us All

It's also the this year. But how many of the fame gamers that put it there have any idea what they spent to get on the C-list? Between June and December of last year, I squandered more than $76 buying extra lives in Candy Crush, which is still holding steady as the third top grossing app on iOS .

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Related Topix: Travel, Economics News, Bankruptcy, iPhone, Ubisoft, Driver, Video Games

Manawatu Evening Standard

Sara Bareilles brings acoustic show to Auckland

Sara Bareilles will be playing a show in Auckland on September 26. Jess McAllen talks to the punchy-piano singer whose Grammy-nominated album The Blessed Unrest is like a series of well-written - and even better sung - diary entries.

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Related Topix: Sara Bareilles, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Auckland, New Zealand Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel

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