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New Orleans Saints place Jairus Byrd on IR, sign tight end Tom Crabtree | NOLA.com

The New Orleans Saints have signed tight end Tom Crabtree and placed safety Jairus Byrd on injured reserve, ending his season.<p>The move comes days …

At Federal City in Algiers, 200 military families worry about security | NOLA.com

The almost 200 military families who live inside the Federal City campus in Algiers aren't thrilled that the Navy base's perimeter fencing has come …

A couple of fans learn hard postgame lessons from security after Ole Miss beat Alabama | NOLA.com

A few months before Nick Saban coached his first game at LSU in 2000, he said in an interview at the league spring business meetings that he didn't …

8 Strangest Secrets to Being Parisian

In How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are, by chic Parsiennes Caroline de Maigret, Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan and Sophie Mas, you get the feeling these …

German military faces a major challenge from disrepair

When Germany dispatched a naval ship to the Horn of Africa last month for joint anti-piracy operations with other European powers, the vessel arrived without a vital mission component. Its Sea Lynx helicopters – meant to search for seafaring thugs – were back home in Germany, grounded due to …

9 Secrets Your Flight Attendant May Be Burning To Tell You

We're infatuated with life in the skies -- and all the myth-busting that comes along with it. Who would've guessed that dim lights are meant to prep you for evacuation, or that those airline blankets <i>aren't</i> always freshly washed?<p>Of course, nobody knows these secrets better than flight attendants. So …

Top 5 Haunted Hotels

If you'd prefer a "trick" rather than a "treat" this Halloween, consider a weekend getaway to a haunted hotel. A quick Google search will reveal that almost every region has one, so pack your bags and head to one nearby for a weekend of ghost hunting.<p>If you'd prefer a "trick" rather than a "treat" …

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America's Snobbiest Cities (PHOTOS)

Who says New Yorkers are snobs?<p>Who says New Yorkers are snobs?<p>Not Travis Levius, a Big Apple photographer who has found that another city along the Northeast Corridor has more attitude.<p>"In D.C., it's all about what you <i>do</i>," he says. "You can be among New York City's elite if you're an artist, but in …

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7 Florida Beaches Locals Want to Keep Secret

Florida still holds a few sandy secrets, including these seven under-the-radar spots we Floridians would rather keep to ourselves.<p><i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz blog</i><p>Panama City Beach is the go-to destination for Spring Break. Miami's South Beach is a playground for the beautiful people. And Key West …

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432 Park Is Officially New York City's Tallest Apartment Building

On Friday, construction topped out at 432 Park, a luxury condominium that's now arguably the tallest building in New York City. It even has the new One World Trade Center beat, not counting that building's spire.<p>At 1,396 feet, 432 Park towers above a row of super-tall buildings rising on the …

Florida Panthers' Nearly Empty Arena Fuels Relocation Rumors

This is not the kind of crowd that will get you pumped up for a home game.<p>The picture above is from warm-ups prior to Monday night's Florida Panthers-Ottawa Senators matchup at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida.<p>Bruce Garrioch of the <i>Ottawa Sun</i> also tweeted a photo depicting the attendance at the …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. The EU's top court will begin a potentially explosive legal review of the European Central Bank's bond-buying plan.</b> The European Court of Justice may ultimately decide the program's fate, according to the FT.<p><b>2. Obama i</b> <b>s trying to get Turkey and the Saudis on the same page against Islamic State</b>. …

Investigators Narrow MH-370 Crash Site To Smaller Stretch Of Ocean

But a small stretch of ocean is still a lot of ocean.<p>In March, Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing disappeared over the ocean. Despite international attention and search efforts, the plane was never recovered. On Wednesday, the Australian Transport Safety Board published a …

Mark Zuckerberg 'buys part of Hawaii' for $100 million

The Facebook chief executive will have an estate befitting a billionaire as he buys up 700 acres on the island of Kauai, Forbes reports<p>Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly paid more than $100 million for a swathe of land in Hawaii where he will create a private getaway befitting one of the world's …

Dallas Is Not Planning To Kill The Dog Of The Nurse With Ebola — Yet

Dallas officials have decided against killing the dog belonging to the nurse diagnosed with Ebola this weekend.<p>Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse hospitalized with Ebola last week, was euthanized over fears that it could transmit the virus to people and other animals. But this dog will be …

Florida State Needs to Suspend Quarterback Jameis Winston

This is the moment for Florida State when it answers the big question: What do you stand for? It's an opportunity, really. You do the right thing for the right reasons, and no matter the cost, you can look in the mirror later. When you stand for something, it's forever.<p>On Saturday, Florida State, …

Why the Game 3 Rainout Could Have Big Impact on the ALCS

As raindrops fall in Kansas City—postponing Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, per MLB.com—wheels are turning in both the Royals and Baltimore Orioles clubhouses.<p>No one likes a rainout. It delays the action (no baseball today!), messes with schedules and generally gums up the …

Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done.<p>Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets since June because of an increase in oil …