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  1. President Obama's Africa Trip Cost Taxpayers Nearly $6-Million DollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    President Obama's recent trip to Kenya and Ethiopia provided him with a total flight time of 29 hours at the cost of $5, 983,773 tax dollars, according to the National Taxpayers Union Foundation . Obama's trip to Africa required additional security measures, which upped the cost to taxpayers.


  2. The who, what, where and why of souvenir-buying.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | 4 Hoteliers

    According to the second set of findings from the Holiday Inn Souvenir Study, 70 per cent of respondents feel that souvenirs are an important part of the holiday experience, and only 20 per cent of travellers return home empty handed. Almost half of the respondents attributed this to the desire of bringing part of the holiday home though only one in 10 respondents are souvenir hobbyists.


  3. Cathay Pacific fined for boarding unauthorised passenger on flight to New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Cathay Pacific was convicted and fined a total of $6500 for failing to comply with the airline's obligations under the Immigration Act 2009. Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has been fined for allowing a passenger to fly into New Zealand without proper approval.


  4. Obama Visits Ethiopia, Reminds Us We're Part Of 'Same Human Family, The Same Chain'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    During President Obama's historic trip to Africa, he had the opportunity to view one of our "ancestors" whose discovery was of huge significance to humankind. While at Ethiopia's National Palace on Monday, POTUS met "Lucy," the 3.2-million-year-old partial skeleton of a hominid -- an early ancestor to humans, Reuters reported.


  5. $6 million bill for Obama's Africa trip, $22,759 for copiers, $6,026 for 'basic voice phones'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    President Obama's five-day tour of Kenya and Ethiopia cost taxpayers $5.99 million in airfare alone and ties him for the most traveled president with Bill Clinton, according to a new National Taxpayers Union Foundation analysis. The report -- Still Up in the Air: The Uncertain Costs of Presidential Travel Abroad -- provided to Secrets shows that Obama and Clinton made 41 international trips by their seventh year as president.


  6. White House Notebook: Third term? Obama says no thanksRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lewistown Sentinel

    Could President Barack Obama win a third term in office? He's convinced that he could, but would really rather not. Obama used his own history of electoral success to rib African leaders who overstay their welcomes by refusing to leave office after their terms expire.


  7. Obama says he could win a third termRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 28, 2015. President Barack Obama delivers a speech at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on July 28, 2015.


  8. Obama 'Blocks' Mugabe from AU MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    US President Barack Obama has effectively blocked Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe from attending his special meeting at the African Union's hub. Obama who says: "We did not inherit this land from our forefathers, we borrowed it from our children," has publicly slapped Mugabe, analysts reveal.


  9. Adventures: Air museums and airshows - come fly with meRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    While working as a reporter in South Africa, a friend convinced me that life as a Central African Airways 'Air Hostess' would be an adventure. Hearing about the interviews in Johannesburg, her high school sweetheart was inspired to propose.


  10. Obama Says He Could Win Third Term In OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | LBC 97.3

    US President Barack Obama has joked he could win a third term in office, as he rebuked African leaders who refuse to step down. Becoming the first sitting US president to address the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, he said that even if he was not constitutionally barred from standing for re-election he would not want to do so.


  11. Photos: Even dogs are taking selfies these days...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

    You'd be lucky to get through the day without seeing a selfie somewhere; the craze is so popular that even animals are getting in on the act! Okay, these husky dogs aren't actually taking pictures of themselves but the results of this fun photo shoot are pretty impressive! The idea of creative couple Chanel and Stevo, aka 'We Are How Far From Home', these "selfie" shots were taken during a recent stay in Alta, Norway.


  12. Obamaa s flight to Africa tops $5 million: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    President Obama's five-day trip to Africa cost taxpayers more than $5 million in flight time alone for Air Force One, according to a study released Tuesday. The National Taxpayers Union said Mr. Obama is spending about 29 hours of flight time on the trip that began Thursday, taking him to Kenya and Ethiopia.


  13. Travel Etiquette: DOs and DON'Ts for International Business TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    No two destinations are the same. When traveling overseas, the success of your trip will greatly depend on how well you understand and adapt to the local culture.


  14. Carolina Forest teachers to study abroad Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    A dozen Onslow County teachers will have the opportunity to travel to South Africa next summer as part of a four-week study abroad program.


  15. Haitian embassy's assets to be returnedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    The Embassy of Haiti in South Africa is due to have its movable assets returned to it, after the high court in Pretoria on Monday overturned an earlier order allowing for the assets to be attached and stored, pending the outcome of a rent dispute. Haitian ambassador Stephan D'Ennery Dejoie was surprised a week-and-a-half ago by the sheriff who entered the embassy in Main Street, Waterkloof, armed with a court order.


  16. Nigeria's President Woos Foreign InvestorsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - July 28, 2015 - FCT, Nigeria -- The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, while responding to Foreign Investors in Nigeria, highlighted the resolve of his administration to encourage Foreign Direct Investment inflow in the country's economy. "We will move very quickly to see what we can do to encourage FDI and investors in the country to create jobs for our people", the President said.


  17. Rise in new cases shows Ebola has not released its deadly gripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Medecins Sans Frontieres said the Ebola epidemic could flare up again in West Africa and health authorities are no better equipped to control it than they were a year ago. Liberia has long since celebrated a momentous milestone, being declared Ebola-free, with no new cases in months.


  18. How foreigners have transformed Subaru's hometownRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    It's not New York, but Ota, a town north of Tokyo with an economy powered by Japanese automaker Subaru. It's here that Subaru's parent company, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd, got its start building engines and the Hayate fighter plane for the Imperial Army in the 1940s.


  19. Obama Tours Food Factory on Last Day in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Donning a USAID cap, the president spoke with a local farmer at the Faffa Foods plants and touted the U.S. government's Feed the Future program, the U.S. global hunger and food security initiative. "The goal is to drastically increase productivity of farmers throughout Africa," Obama said.


  20. Airbnb has big growth plansRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Airbnb officially launched in South Africa on Tuesday and announced plans to accelerate growth in the country, its biggest market on the continent. "South Africa is an incredibly beautiful and diverse country, with so much to offer visitors," Airbnb chief executive Brian Chesky said.