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Where To Go Next in Europe

<i>By: Jordan Simon</i><p>Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe - London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history and culture, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes at a cost, whether in inflated prices or jostling crowds of fellow tourists. Yet …

The Local Co-Op That's Re-Inventing Canadian Skiiing

“Whatever happened to that simple joy?” asks the narrator of Valhalla, the latest ski film from Sweetgrass Productions. The film features a fictional …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

If You Like Your Health Plan, You Probably Shouldn't Be Able To Keep It

But here's the thing: One of the key reasons that America needed health care reform is that a lot of existing health plans were bad. There are a lot of health plans that Americans <i>shouldn't</i> be able to keep.<p>Some old plans were bad because they had big holes in coverage, like plans with annual and …

Kauai Attractions That Will Have You Ready To Book A Flight... Now

Most people are familiar with the "Big Three" among the Hawaiian islands; Oahu, Big Island and Maui are staples for Hawaii tourists and are usually first stops for visitors. But there's a strong case to be made for why Kauai, the Garden Island, should be your first stop in Hawaii.<p>Under-appreciated …

Scientists discover DNA body clock

Newly discovered mechanism could help researchers understand ageing process and lead to ways of slowing it down<p>A US scientist has discovered an internal body clock based on DNA that measures the biological age of our tissues and organs.<p>The clock shows that while many healthy tissues age at the same …

10 Great Spots For A Ghostly Encounter

With Halloween on the horizon, how about a seasonal getaway where you'll have a good chance of seeing something plenty more freaky than fall foliage? Consider these spooky spots around the world, where the eerie encounters that have reportedly taken place include full-bodied apparitions of former …

Follow Favorite: Pause the Moment

Scroll through the shots on young couple Ryan and Liz’s "Pause the Moment" Instagram and you’ll notice a recurring theme: stunning photos of the …

The 10 Best Islands In The World

Luckily for you, Condé Nast Traveler just released its list of the Top 25 Islands in the World as part of its annual Readers' Choice Awards. We're taking a closer look at the top 10.<p>From the isolated tranquility of Bora Bora to the sprawling golf courses of Kiawah Island, South Carolina, these …

Edward Snowden's Claim About Ditching All Of His Secret Documents Doesn't Add Up

That does not jibe with what is known about his time in Hong Kong and subsequent stay in Russia, where he is currently living under asylum. And that is troubling, given that the documents in question include blueprints to the world's largest spy agency.<p>Laura Poitras, one of the journalists who met …

Half a million Americans have filed applications for Obamacare

But the Obama administration hasn’t released the program’s official enrollment numbers<p>Close to half a million Americans have filed health insurance applications through federal and state exchanges, according to a weekend announcement by the Obama administration. More than one person can be included …

DR Congo urged to punish soldiers over rapes

The United Nations has urged the the DR Congo government to prosecute soldiers for dozens of sexual assaults committed against women last year in the country's east.<p>"Congolese officials should fulfil their obligations ... towards the victims of such atrocious acts and their families to whom justice …

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Italian actress Asia Argento slams Harvey Weinstein at the Cannes film festival<p>Time magazine calls Harry and Meghan "modern royals"<p>New details from …

McCain seeks united Republican front against Obamacare as Cruz fights on

The battle within the Republican party highlighted by the recent government shutdown has damaged the party, hurt innocent Americans and taken attention away from the "fiasco" of the rollout of Obamacare, Senator John McCain said on Sunday.<p>McCain, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell and Senator …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

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Grandma Exodus: German Seniors Look To Poland For Care

A handful of German and Polish residents at a nursing home in the Polish mountain town of Szklarska Poreba play a Scrabble-like game using blocks with large letters.<p>The seniors are tended to by Polish workers who offer a steady supply of smiles, hugs and encouragement.<p>Leonardo Tegls says such …

Malaysia: downsizing the civil service would risk upsetting voters

Malaysia: PM won't risk downsizing bloated civil service<p>Although Malaysia faces a possible credit rating downgrade prime minister Najib Razak will take care not to upset the country's majority ethnic group – Malays – by downsizing the civil service when he presents the annual budget this …

Osborne: You cannot fail to be staggered by China

Visitors to George Osborne’s office in the Treasury should, in future, look for his lucky green pig, says Benedict Brogan<p>The ceramic gift was one of several he acquired on his five-day visit to China, from which he returned yesterday laden, like a clipper ship, not just with souvenirs but with …

India, China Top List Of Nations With Most Slaves

Nearly 30 million people live in slavery worldwide, with most of them in Asia and Africa, according to a report released Thursday.<p>The Walk Free Foundation's ranking incorporates factors that include the traditional definition of slavery — owning another person — as well as things such as child …

Masked Men Break Into Greenpeace Office As Russian Detentions Continue For 30th Day

WASHINGTON -- On the eve of demonstrations against the detention of 30 Greenpeace protesters arrested 30 days ago by Russian authorities, the activist group is claiming that masked thieves broke into its office in Murmansk, Russia, Thursday night.<p>Supporters of the group, known as the "Arctic 30," …

Talks open on no fishing zone to protect Antarctic seas

Fishing and oil drilling could be banned across more than two million square kilometres of the frigid seas around Antarctica in a historic attempt to conserve the last pristine ocean.<p>Negotiations this week at a meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources …

Al-Shabaab suicide bomber attacks restaurant in Somalia

At least 13 people have been killed and another 10 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Somalia.<p>The al-Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the explosion, which happened at a restaurant near a military base in the city of Beledweyne, around 210 miles north of Mogadishu. The city is under the …

Syria must allow aid convoys to starving civilians, says US

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1020000/1020818_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524665215_11429dc031e9fed82a7b7de7c9973216<p><b>The US has urged the Syrian government to allow immediate aid convoys to starving civilians cut off in rebel-held suburbs of Damascus.</b><p>Washington said …

In Maryville, Anonymous must beware the risk of vigilantism

The Missouri case echoes Steubenville, where Anonymous helped bring rapists to justice, but we cannot be judge and jury<p>In what feels, after Steubenville, like a case of rape deja vu, a disturbing new story in which a girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a popular high school football player …

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