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15 Islands Overrun by Cute Animals

Strange things happen in island ecosystems, and occasionally—whether by accident, or design—a population of adorable creatures takes over. They draw …

FUN IN THE SUN: Christina Milian Catches Waves With A Cute Puppy In Miami

<b>Christina Milian</b> jetted from L.A. to Miami for some fun in the sun. Upon hitting the beach, she met an adorable puppy where they enjoyed catching …

Christina Milian

Pig Thinks He Is A Dog

The Best Places to Camp in the Northwest

It's the perfect time to make camp. From tepees in a vineyard and charming cabins on a lake to pup tents in meadows under star-crammed skies, here …

WWII Female Pilot Flies Favorite Fighter Plane 70 Years Later

One daring nonagenarian took to the skies to relive her remarkable past.<p>British World War II pilot Joy Lofthouse had the chance, earlier this month, to fly an iconic plane she flew during the war -- the Spitfire, BBC News reported. The 92-year-old's flight took place about 70 years since she had …

BBC

10 ways to escape the city without leaving Toronto

The top ways to escape the city without leaving Toronto are much-needed reprieves from urban life — all just a subway, streetcar or bike ride away. …

Hiking

CampingNI - Camping and Caravanning Northern Ireland

Camp out at one of America's prettiest pet-friendly state parks!

When it come to pet owners taking a camping trip, the big question is if you'll take your beloved dogs along or not -- they are a part of the family …

Hiking

Titans get their first look at Marcus Mariota Friday

The Tennessee Titans got their first look at quarterback Marcus Mariota when their rookie minicamp kicked off on Friday.<p>Friday, the Tennessee Titans got their first look at quarterback Marcus Mariota since making him the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL Draft. Tennessee kicked off its rookie minicamp, …

Football (U.S.)

Why American airports are so outdated compared to the rest of the world

Aviation was born in the U.S., and very quickly, American airplanes and American-trained pilots formed the backbone of global aviation. North America remains the world's largest aviation market today, yet U.S. air transport is no longer the envy of other nations.<p>America ranks a mediocre number 30 …

Name Your Own Price for a Plane Seat With This Brilliant New App

<i>by Barbara Peterson, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Around 30 international airlines, ranging from Austrian to Virgin Atlantic, have signed on with Plusgrade.<p>How much would you pay to upgrade your next flight? Online auction system Plusgrade lets you bid against other passengers for a better seat. But it's not …

How I Hitchhiked Across the Country — on Private Planes

I've been to every state but Hawaii, for free.<p><i>Amber Nolan, 28, worked a desk job until she realized she could travel cross-country for free.</i><p>Last summer I decided to fly to Nashville, Tennessee. But instead of heading to Expedia and booking a ticket, I got there for free — by talking my way onto a …

NFLPA asks Roger Goodell to step aside as arbitrator in Tom Brady's appeal

The NFL Players Association and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady plan to call commissioner Roger Goodell as a witness in Brady's appeal …

Al Qaeda operative al-Fawwaz gets life for '98 embassy bombings

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> A former al Qaeda operative was sentenced Friday to life in prison for his involvement in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania -- closing the last pending U.S. trial in the attacks that killed 224 people.<p>The sentencing of Khalid Abdul Rahman Hamad al-Fawwaz, who …

Al-Qaeda

Russia planning legislation to brand foreign NGOs as 'undesirable'

Russian lawmakers have backed legislation that could further restrict the work of international organisations in the country by tagging them as “undesirable”.<p>Voting in the second of three readings on Friday, the Duma lower house of parliament supported a bill to label some foreign non-governmental …

Russia

Israeli troops clash with Palestinians for second day

Clashes between Israeli troops and demonstrators in the West Bank have wounded five people, including two photographers, as protests marking the expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in 1948 entered their second day.<p>The violence on Saturday broke out near an army post just south of the city of …

Israel

ISIS Seizes Most of Iraq's Ramadi, Raises Flag Over Government Site

ISIS militants raised their black flag over the local government compound in the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Friday after over-running most of the western provincial capital.<p>The insurgents detonated four suicide car bombs in the early morning and drove Iraqi security forces from defensive lines, a …

City Politics

Kerry discusses shelter for Rohingya with Thai minister | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it had urged Thailand to consider sheltering stateless Rohingya Muslims who have fled Myanmar and are adrift in boats in the Indian Ocean, and urged countries in the region not to send the migrants back to sea.<p>Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants …

North Africa

Australia urged to send military to counter China's control over sea lanes

While it has not been endorsed by serving military or government leaders, the idea reflects the degree of concern in Canberra about China projecting …