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The 10 best value cities in Europe for a weekend getaway

City breaks are proving more popular than ever, especially when it comes to a weekend getaway in Europe.<p>It's not surprising - after all, they cater …

The 4 Best Credit Cards for Anyone Who Loves to Travel

Sifting through the bazillion come-ons for various credit cards, in short, sucks. What does a person have to do, if all you want is to A) spend money …

Donald Trump, a Playboy Model, and a System for Concealing Infidelity

One woman’s account of clandestine meetings, financial transactions, and legal pacts designed to hide an extramarital affair.<p>In June, 2006, Donald Trump taped an episode of his reality-television show, “The Apprentice,” at the Playboy Mansion, in Los Angeles. Hugh Hefner, <i>Playboy’s</i> publisher, threw …

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Facebook marks Data Privacy Day by sharing its 7 privacy principles

With the European Union’s new data protection laws coming into effect this year, Facebook has begun preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) by publishing its privacy principles for the first time.<p>The company also announced that it will push videos into users’ news feeds that …

Donald Trump's refrigerator upgrade for Air Force One set to cost $24m

What hums, flies above 30,000ft, and costs about as much as Donald Trump’s upstate New York manor?<p>Trump’s new airplane refrigerators.<p>The Trump administration has signed a $24m contract with Boeing to replace two food chilling systems aboard Air Force One, the president’s plane, according to reports.<p>…

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HBO Releases Andre the Giant Documentary Trailer

HBO released the official trailer on Friday for the highly anticipated documentary focusing on the life of wrestling legend Andre The Giant.<p>The film, which is scheduled for an April 10 release, is a collaboration between HBO Sports, WWE and the Bill Simmons Media Group:<p><i>This article will be updated</i> …

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Scoop: Mueller's interest in a mysterious White House visitor

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has been talking with George Nader, a little-known Bannon associate who boasts of his well-placed connections …

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How the Patriots came back against the Jaguars to make the Super Bowl (again)

Tom Brady did it again.<p>The New England Patriots are going to the Super Bowl for the eighth time in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era after coming back to defeat the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship, 24-20.<p>It was all Jacksonville early, with the Jaguars jumping out to a 14-3 lead with a …

NFL

The NFL playoffs show you don't need a great quarterback to succeed

The NFL is a quarterback-driven league but three of the four teams left standing this season don’t have superstars under center<p>Each April at the top of the NFL draft, teams grab at quarterbacks they envision leading them to glory. But none of the four quarterbacks remaining in the NFL playoffs took …

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How the Patriots Came Back to Win the A.F.C. Championship

The New England Patriots were down 20-10 early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s A.F.C. Championship game. Little had worked for the Patriots all day, but like Tom Brady has so many times over the years, the 40-year-old quarterback kept his cool and led the Patriots to a 24-20 victory over the …

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Start planning your 2018 vacation now: Here are the best times to book flights

Congratulations, you survived another year of holiday travel. However, before you settle into your leather sectional and refuse to lift your "Complete Purchase" finger for another 316 days, you might want to rethink your non-strategy strategy.<p>"This is a great time of the year to start planning a …

Air Travel

FCC Commissioner Clyburn guts anti-net neutrality order in extended dissent

FCC Commissioner Clyburn’s passionate dissent at last month’s meeting left no room for guesswork on her position on the Commission’s plan to eliminate net neutrality. But it wasn’t all she had to say. Yesterday, released alongside the final text of the “Restoring Internet Freedom” order, is an …

Telecoms

The most potentially damning new revelation about Russia, Trump and Sessions

President Trump dispatched his top White House lawyer to try to persuade Attorney General Jeff Sessions not to recuse himself from Russia-related matters, The Post's Matt Zapotosky and Josh Dawsey report. The news was first reported late Thursday by the New York Times.<p>But it's another, …

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Feds actively investigating Clinton Foundation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Federal authorities are actively investigating allegations of corruption related to the Clinton Foundation, the charity of Bill and Hillary Clinton, according to a US official briefed on the matter.<p>The FBI and federal prosecutors are looking into whether donors to the foundation were …

Government

Republicans ask DOJ to weigh criminal charges against Trump dossier author

WASHINGTON — Top Republicans leading one of the congressional inquiries into Russian meddling in the 2016 election have asked the Justice Department to consider criminal charges against the former British intelligence officer behind the controversial Trump dossier, saying they believe he may have …

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding: Everything you need to know

It will be a quick engagement for Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle.<p>The couple announced their engagement in November and will wed in May 2018. Read on for a look at what we know about the much-anticipated upcoming royal wedding.<p>When is the wedding?<p>Prince Harry -- formally known as …

Weddings

Airline CEO reveals his favorite travel hack — and it makes perfect sense

Air travel can be hectic these days. Even for frequent flyers. Which is why we went to someone who spends a good portion of his life on a plane for advice, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CEO Pieter Elbers.<p>Founded in 1919, KLM is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name. …

Jet Lag

3 Compensation Secrets Airlines Don't Want You to Know

'Tis the season of overcrowded airports, overbooked flights, and massive airline delays. On the bright side, you may be entitled to more than you …

Flying

Meghan Markle had ‘fantastic’ Christmas with British Royal family, says Prince Harry

Prince Harry has said his fiancee Meghan Markle had a "fantastic" time with the Queen and his family over Christmas.<p>Harry was quizzed about his …

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Who Is Invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Wedding? Guest List Rules and More

Only the most elite foreign leaders, diplomats, church officials, royals and celebrities will find their names on the guest list of the wedding of …

Prince Harry on Meghan Markle’s first royal Christmas: ‘The family loved having her there’

Queen Elizabeth II and her family “loved” having Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle spend Christmas with them at Sandringham in Norfolk, England, …

Prince Harry Interviews Prince Charles — And Shares His Nickname For His Dad!

It’s take your dad to work day for Prince Harry!<p>The royal spent the morning as a guest editor for BBC Radio 4’s <i>Today</i> program. And during his stint on …

Prince Harry Gushing About His First Christmas With Meghan Markle Is Everything

Just when you thought you couldn't ship Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's relationship any harder, Harry goes and says the cutest things about what it was like to spend their first Christmas together as an engaged couple—complete with the rest of the royal family.<p>ICYMI, Prince Harry is currently …

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How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Doing Things Their Own Way

Out with the old, in with the new!<p>As 2017 wraps up, the changing of the guard is clear in royal circles as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle toss out …

Prince Harry

How Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Rewriting the Royal Rules

Out with the old, in with the new!<p>As 2017 wraps up, the changing of the guard is clear in royal circles as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle toss out …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

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