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Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

CNN World - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:57pm
A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skidded off a runway Wednesday morning at Kathmandu's airport, forcing those on board to evacuate and effectively shutting down Nepal's lone international airport, authorities said.
Categories: International News

Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or Fact?

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:29pm
Myth or Fact? Coffee is good for you
Categories: National News

The 'Starbucks effect': Higher home prices

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:24pm
Living near a Starbucks has its benefits for homeowners, whether you're a coffee drinker or not.

Lumber Liquidators draws senator's ire

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:13pm
A top U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into Lumber Liquidators.

Bulldogs Showcase Skills To NFL Teams at 2015 Pro Day

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:41pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Twenty former Mississippi State Bulldogs showcased their talents in front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams Wednesday as part of 2015 MSU Pro Day at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex and Palmeiro Center.

David Geffen's $100M gift buys naming rights to NYC concert hall

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:38pm
David Geffen's name is a staple on Hollywood credits lists. Now it will also be attached to one of New York City's premiere cultural institutions.

32 miners missing after blast

CNN World - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:11pm
An explosion Wednesday at a coal mine in troubled eastern Ukraine killed one miner, and the fate of 32 others is unknown, state media reported, citing the speaker of Parliament.
Categories: International News

Beat the Crowds: Visit Europe During the Shoulder Seasons

Lifestyles - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 3:06pm
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(NewsUSA) - With the dollar stronger against the euro than it has been in years, many Americans are considering a European vacation this year. More than 11.4 million Americans visited Europe in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, which predicts greater numbers in 2015.

More importantly, over half of those Americans traveled in the summer, contributing to crowded museums, attractions and restaurants during the hottest time of the year. To avoid the crowds and to take advantage of milder weather, savvy travelers are beginning to plan their European vacations during one of two "shoulder seasons."

Shoulder seasons run from April until early June and from mid-September to November, and typically are characterized by thinner crowds, comfortable temperatures and lower prices. With fewer tourists comes better access to café culture, world-class museums and historical sites. Less-pressed locals can take more time to offer recommendations, and tour groups are more intimate, enabling everyone to have a more relaxed experience.

While most of the region is temperate during shoulder seasons, the southern and eastern Mediterranean are the sunniest, resembling the warm climate of Southern California. Travelers can still enjoy a swim in the sea in Greece, Croatia and Ibiza as late as October.

For a European vacation that's not a classic "If it's Tuesday this must be Brussels" experience, consider a cruise on one of Star Clippers' authentic tall ships. Besides unpacking just once while visiting multiple countries, the ships sail throughout the Mediterranean from April to November, visiting Europe's most popular cities and smaller ports inaccessible to large cruise ships.

Onboard, the intimate, yacht-like ambience and casual, convivial atmosphere combine to create a unique experience complemented by continental cuisine and a relaxing European pace.

For more information, visit the website www.starclippers.com.

Saudi Arabia: Don't blame us for oil's big plunge

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:42pm
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Andy Lack leaves Broadcasting Board of Governors weeks after arriving

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:40pm
An openly disappointed chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors confirmed on Wednesday that Andy Lack is leaving the board's brand-new CEO post.

Young and super rich: Top 10 billionaires under 40

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:25pm
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McDonald's to cut back on chicken raised on antibiotics

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:23pm
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Americans have a record $248 billion in 529 college savings accounts

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 2:20pm
More Americans are saving money for college using 529 accounts.

Trees uprooted in wild crash

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:50pm
When a truck carrying a woman and her young son spun out of control and crashed, witness Randy McCaffrey sprang into action. CNN affiliate KTRK reports.
Categories: National News

Dad dies in accident as daughter watches

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:48pm
A California man fell to his death after he became detached from his harness while paragliding. CNN affiliate KEYT reports.
Categories: National News

Dad dies in accident as daughter watches

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:48pm
A California man fell to his death after he became detached from his harness while paragliding. CNN affiliate KEYT reports.
Categories: National News

MLB great outs daughter's cyberbullies

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:34pm
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling tracked down the people that cyberbullied his daughter on social media.
Categories: National News

MLB great outs daughter's cyberbullies

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 1:34pm
Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling tracked down the people that cyberbullied his daughter on social media.
Categories: National News
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