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OAKLAND, Calif. — The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman knew about the attack ahead of time, prosecutors said Tuesday as she appeared in court to answer charges of aiding and abetting her husband in the months before the rampage last June that left 49 people dead. Noor Salman, 30, stood before a federal judge under tight security, looking downcast and bewildered. She did not enter a plea. When she was led back to jail, she locked eyes with her tearful uncle. "She knew he was going to c…
01.17 / 20:47
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The incoming Trump administration hasn't asked him to stay, said a TSA…
01.17 / 20:13
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Somalis Given Access to Sensitive Information Contact: Jill Farrell, Judicial Watch, 202-646-5188 WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2016 /Standard Newswire/ -- Judicial Watch today released 31 pages of records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection revealing that the Department of Homeland Security has given Somalis "community engagement tours," including security briefings, in secured areas of at least three major U.S. airports Los Angeles, Minneapolis, and Columbus, Ohio. The…
01.17 / 20:06
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In northern England, wedged between the counties of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, there is a limestone gorge brimming with cliffs and riddled with caves. Just outside the village of Creswell, the caverns contain fossils of ancient beasts, tools of early humans, and the northernmost ice age cave art in all of Europe. The site is known as Creswell Crags, and it offers a unique glimpse into cave use during the Upper Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze, and Roman ages. There are…
01.17 / 20:06
atlasobscura.com
The new year is a time for self-reflection, renewal, and determining your travel bucket list. After all, there's no better time to contemplate the places you want to explore in the coming year. And, luckily, there are incredible state parks right in your backyard. Check out our picks for the top Texas state parks to visit in 2017. Balmorhea State Park Yes, we adore Austin's beloved Barton Springs, but there's something special about bathing…
01.17 / 19:52
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Saskatchewan is now the fourth province to make a bilateral deal with the federal government on health-care transfers.…
01.17 / 19:47
globalnews.ca
After finding a way to print a 3D model of the brain, a Saskatoon neurosurgeon is taking his technological expertise into the virtual…
01.17 / 19:46
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For Botswana, 2017 began with good news after last year’s low economy with thousands of job losses dis-investments of major business names. In 2016, the country’s Tourism & hospitality industry... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
01.17 / 19:27
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Next month, a brand-new United Airlines plane will push back from the gate with a new name: “New Spirit of United.” This special aircraft is also the company’s first Boeing... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
01.17 / 19:26
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The post Midday Harbor Pier View is written by photographer Ed Fritz @ FritzImages.com Midday Harbor Pier View | Rockport Harbor, ME Ever since I could remember the pier view looking out to Rockport Harbor was obstructed with a pier piling spaced ever seven feet.  Today was a rare moment because the midday harbor pier view was unobstructed because all the rotten pier pilings were removed and awaiting their new replacements. […] The post Midday Harbor Pier View appeared first on F…
01.17 / 19:01
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MONTREAL — An ex-Liberal organizer convicted of fraud related to the federal sponsorship scandal will be sentenced Jan. 25. Jacques Corriveau wasn't present in a Montreal courtroom today as lawyers finalized a division of his assets to repay the amount he owes the federal government. His trial heard he pocketed roughly $7 million in kickbacks tied to sponsorship contracts given to Liberal-friendly companies. A jury found Corriveau, 83, guilty of three charges in November: fraud against the …
01.17 / 18:45
ckom.com
Over the next six months, Ethiopian Airlines will add seven new destinations in what will make 2017 probably a record year of new cities served out of Addis Ababa. read…
01.17 / 18:38
forimmediaterelease.net
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is inviting couples to spend a romance-filled February at the luxury hotel and indulge in an array of lavish experiences designed for…
01.17 / 18:36
luxurytravelmagazine.com
Calls on DOT to have the carrier change policy about those with food allergies…
01.17 / 18:31
travelpulse.com
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes dabbled as an artist. Now, 15 drawings created by the boxing great are heading to the Muhammad Ali Center in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. The Ali originals are being donated by the foundation created by the artist LeRoy Neiman, a longtime Ali friend. Ali gave the artwork to Neiman as gifts. On what would have been Ali's 75th birthday, the Neiman Foundation said Tuesday it will donate 21 works o…
01.17 / 18:25
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After the catastrophes of World War II, European cities that had been leveled by bombs began to rebuild. All but one: the German city of Schirwindt. Today you won’t find this town on any map; there won’t be any road signs leading to it. However, if you wander to the neighboring town of Kudirkos Naumiestis in Lithuania, most every inhabitant will point to a disused bridge over the Šešupė river, on the other side of which is a meadow …
01.17 / 18:16
atlasobscura.com
By 980 CJME Punnichy RCMP are asking for the public's help in locating a man who has warrants out for his arrest. Eldon Joshua Dubois, 23, of Muskowekwan First Nation is wanted by RCMP on multiple charges in the last year. He is described as First Nations, around five feet six inches tall, 185 pounds with short black hair and brown eyes. Dubois was charged with assault from an incident in May. In August, he was charged with mischief over $5,000 and trespassing at night from... // Read…
01.17 / 18:12
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Yongon’s Chinatown is preparing to celebrate the traditional Chinese New Year festival on a grand scale for the first time in several decades.   According to the Chinese Chamber of... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
01.17 / 18:12
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A long-time friend is still trying to come to terms with the loss of a 45-year-old man allegedly murdered last week. Rodney Wailing died on Jan. 11 after being rushed to hospital from a home on Avenue I South. Melina Torrence said she knew Wailing for more than 20 years. "It feels so wrong that he's not here. But death is a part of life. It's just unfortunate when (someone) gets murdered," she said through tears. Torrence said she'll always remember Wailing fondly. "He was a good man ov…
01.17 / 18:04
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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The Newfoundland police officer who shot and killed Don Dunphy at his home on Easter Sunday 2015 says he would have taken backup had he been aware of an old RCMP file cautioning violence. Const. Joe Smyth told an inquiry into the killing Tuesday he wasn't aware of the file dating back to 2001 on charges -- that were later dropped -- for marijuana possession and uttering threats. He says that information was not shared with him that Sunday as he requested a background c…
01.17 / 17:44
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