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  • Disneyland at Christmas
    "Frozen" highlights Disneyland 2014
    While the rest of the country experiences an early winter this year, who says Southern California isn’t experiencing its own version of “frozen?”Just head to Disneyland, where characters from the hit movie “Frozen”...
  • China Traffic Accident
    Eleven children killed in bus crash in Shandong, China
    A bus crash took the lives of eleven kindergarten children in east China's Shandong Province, state media reported on Tuesday, Nov. 18. This accident follows a number of problems that have sparked anger over unsafe school transportation...
  • Salisbury a top city for 2015, Lonely Planet says
    Salisbury a top city for 2015, Lonely Planet says
    Lonely Planet has named the southern English city of Salisbury to its Best in Travel 2015 list, according to VisitWiltshire.The city, established as New Sarum in the 13th century, is a common jumping off point for visitors to Stonehenge. It is...
  • Coast Guard bust narco-terrorists throughout Caribbean Basin
    Coast Guard bust narco-terrorists throughout Caribbean Basin
    The U.S. Coast Guard in Florida says crew members aboard the Cutter Alligator offloaded cocaine valued at $5.1 million in St. Petersburg, Florida on Thursday. The cocaine was seized in support of Operation Caribe Venture. During a routine patrol...
  • Gen. Dempsey
    Army Gen. Dempsey considers troops for fight against ISIS, Mosul
    The U.S. top military commander, Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, made a statement Thursday, Nov. 13, that U.S. “boots on the ground” might be a necessary to assist in the advisement of Iraqi national security forces on the front lines...
  • Study predicts Ebola will enter U. S. again in 2014
    Study predicts Ebola will enter U. S. again in 2014
    At least three people with Ebola will enter the United States in 2014 in spite of increased scrutiny of travelers, a reduction of entry points for people traveling to the United States, and heightened screening of people coming into the United...
  • 'Pregnant' schoolgirl window mannequins in Venezuela causes backlash
    'Pregnant' schoolgirl mannequins stunt in mall backfires, 'sends wrong message'
    Two charity groups are under fire for displaying mannequins dressed up like pregnant schoolgirls in a shop window in Venezuela. The publicity stunt, which is meant to drive awareness to the growing epidemic of teenage pregnancy in the country --...
  • Tiger on the loose Paris: 154-pound tiger spotted near Disneyland in Paris
    Tiger on the loose Paris: 154-pound tiger spotted near Disneyland in Paris
    There is a tiger on the loose in Paris. According to the Times of India, a 154-pound tiger was spotted near Disneyland in France. Over 60 officials have been working to track the animal, but have not had any success catching it."Police were...
  • The Kremlin places military drone base near Alaska
    Russian drone base near Alaska: Deputy PM makes worrisome remark
    Russia is opening a military drone base only 420 miles from the coast of Alaska and 300 miles from St Lawrence Island, according to a Thursday report on Newsweek. The base will be located at Anadyr in Chukotka, the eastern-most part of Russia. It...
  • Police mistakenly shoot 911 caller
    Police shoot 911 caller mistakenly, thought he was gunman suspect
    Police shoot 911 caller? A man in Vancouver is recovering after being shot accidentally by cops on a manhunt. Sources wrote that policemistakenly shot a 911 callerwho phoned in the sighting of an active shooter in the area on Halloween night. A...
  • The Knife performing at Iceland Airwaves 2014
    An American at Iceland Airwaves: Day four
    This could really be titled "The Day The Knife Played Their Final Show." According to someone at the festival, something like 6,000 more festival goers came into town on the fourth day of the festival. And judging by the chatter and the...
  • Alan Bollard
    Elite Talk: APEC Secretariat head on China, FTAAP, New Silk Road
    BEIJING, China -- The 2014 APEC summit is underway here in Beijing. So, in this episode, we’ll look at China’s APEC Chairmanship, the proposed APEC-wide free trade initiative FTAAP and China’s New Silk Road.Joining our Elite Talk...
  • 56 pound rock lobster caught
    56-pound rock lobster caught: 'God of Lobsters' pays $1000 per pound
    A 56 pound rock lobster was caught in China, leaving one fisherman with quite the pay check. The lobster is being referred to as the "God of Lobsters" and paid handsomely at $1,000 per pound. On Nov. 11, it was reported that Zheng Lee...
  • Catalonia independence referendum vote
    Catalonia votes, but independence will not come any time soon
    Over 2 million Catalonians participated in Sunday’s vote to secede from Spain only to let the region’s voice to be heard. More than 80 percent of the votes supported an independent Catalonia despite a turnout of only a little more than...
  • US, Solar Roadways (SRs) are becoming very popular
    Solar roadways: Netherlands are first in the world to install a solar cycle path
    A solar powered bicycle path is set to open in the Netherlands in two days, on Nov. 12, it will stretch about 70-meters (less than one mile) to connect two suburbs in Amsterdam, Krommenie and Wormerveer. The path will become the first in the world...