Helen Pax

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Obama: Trump's warning on elections is 'ridiculous'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The advertised purpose of President Barack Obama's pre-vacation news conference Thursday was to highlight gains in the war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria with the Pentagon as a backdrop.<p>But for all his talk of terrorism, Russia and other geopolitical challenges, the underlying …

Bastille Day partygoers throw children to safety as truck attack sparks stampede

Witnesses have described chaos and stampedes as parents threw their children over fences to save them after a truck ploughed into a crowd of Bastille Day revellers in the French city of Nice, killing at least 80 people.<p>Ismali Khalidi, a US-Palestinian writer who was in the city to visit his sister, …

Emergency Medicine

Flight attendants reveal the eight weirdest things they’ve ever seen on a plane

<b>There are a lot of perks to being a flight attendant.</b><p>You get to jet off to amazing locations for next to nothing, live the high life (literally) and …

Palmyra after Isis: images taken following Syrian recapture offer hope amid ruins

The first images to emerge from the ancient city of Palmyra after Syrian regime forces expelled Islamic State fighters have shown large swaths of destruction but also suggest that several important archaeological sites are intact.<p>British archaeologists should rebuild Palmyra, says Boris Johnson<p>Read …

High surf complicating Hawaii search for missing Marines

HONOLULU (AP) — The ongoing search for 12 Marines who are missing after two helicopters crashed off Hawaii entered the third day with no plans Sunday to call off or suspend the massive effort, the Coast Guard said.<p>While high surf complicated the mission for rescuers on the water, a green laser off …

Military

How to Score a Hotel Upgrade

While surprise hotel upgrades have fallen into my lap time to time, they happen most when I’ve taken some sort of simple, strategic step. It hasn’t …

Hospitality

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io9's Official Back To School List of Must Read Books

School is starting again, and whether you're a student in college or a student of life, you need to boot up your brain with some good inspiration. …

Books