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Syria rebels, opposition reject Russia-proposed talks

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and opposition groups on Tuesday rejected Russia's proposed peace talks, accusing Moscow of failing to pressure its ally, …

North Korea Calls New Missile Launch a Success; U.N. Meeting Expected

North Korea on Monday declared its ballistic missile launch over the weekend — its first since Donald Trump became president of the United States — a resounding success that will advance its U.N.-banned weapons program.<p>North Korea fired the medium- to long-range ballistic missile into the sea early …

Learning to learn: six language tips for traveling abroad

Last semester I had the opportunity to live in Florence, Italy, a city famed for its food, fine arts, and fashion. But during my time here what I was really interested in was the language. As an itinerant educator - and a linguist to boot - I have always had the lofty goal of learning the language …

Chat app Line targets $1.14B raise in what could be 2016’s largest tech IPO

Line, the messaging app from Asia famed for its cutesy yet expressive emoji-like stickers, is on track to hold 2016’s largest tech public listing. The company today announced pricing for its dual Japan-U.S. IPO, which could raise as much as $1.14 billion.<p>The year started quietly for tech IPOs but …

The Secret to Scoring Luxury for Less on Bali

Ubud, Bali’s increasingly luxe cultural capital, rewards budgets both big and small. An essential guide to the island’s best-value hotels, restaurants and sights<p>The view of the pool at Uma by Como.<p>Uma by COMO<p>1 of 11<p>•••••<p>By<p>Sara Lieberman<p><b>DURING MY FIRST</b> trip to Bali, in 2001, I was a …

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A man who spent $650,000 to have lunch with Warren Buffett says it changed his life in 2 big ways

The highest bidder gets to bring up to seven people to dine with the steak-loving business magnate at Smith & Wollensky steakhouse in Manhattan.<p>In 2007, Mohnish Pabrai, managing partner of Pabrai Investments, and Guy Spier, author of "The Education of a Value Investor" and manager of Aquamarine …

Cuba holidays,Havana holidays,Caribbean holidays,North and Central America holidays,Travel,Cuba,Americas,World news<p>With an estimated 10 million Americans a year expected to visit Cuba when the 54-year trade embargo is lifted, other nationalities are heading there in droves, but is the country ready …

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Greece sends reform plan to EU, sets parliament vote

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appealed to his party’s lawmakers on Friday to back a tough reform package after abruptly offering last-minute concessions to try to save the country from financial meltdown.<p>With creditor institutions due to deliver an initial verdict on …

Travel Tips and Photo Diary: Curacao Edition

<i>(Photo Courtesy of Instagram: @NanaMeriwether)</i><p>-Excerpt from www.CityLately.com-<p>Curacao is an island of contrast; Abandoned, boarded up homes adjoin luxury hotels. Beaches with gorgeous unblemished water distantly neighbor oil refineries that spew colored clouds. Traditional Dutch style buildings …

Scientists might have just come up with a cure for aging

A new class of drugs has been identified that slow the ageing process in mice, alleviating symptoms of frailty and extending a healthy lifespan.<p>If …

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Singapore Tops the Economist's List As the World’s Costliest City

Singapore maintained its global ranking as the most expensive city for a second straight year on higher prices of items from wine to cars, according …

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Forget Netflix. This New Movie Subscription Gets 2 Thumbs Up

From food subscriptions to underwear subscriptions(?!) and everything in between, we love getting that bang for our buck and all the conveniences that come along with them. On chillier days (okay, more like every day) many of us would much rather have a Netflix-Hulu marathon than go out to the …