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Points of Interest: Pre-Olympics Toothpaste-Tube Bomb Warning, Wingman App Facilities In-Flight Pickups

by Zach Everson. Posted Feb 6th 2014 10:02 AM
Airlines warned of possible toothpaste-tube bombs ahead of the Olympics, an app that facilities in-flight pick-ups and a TSA officer at Bush IAH arrested and accused of making a terroristic threat are among today's points of interest.
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Points of Interest: A Record Year for Travel to the U.S., Airplanes Repurposed as Homes

by Zach Everson. Posted Jan 30th 2014 09:57 AM
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A record 185.4 million flyers traveling through the United States, airplanes repurposed as homes and the National Portrait Gallery honoring Pete Seeger are among today's points of interest.
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'Floating Dutchman' Makes Lay Overs in Amerstdam A Lot More Fun (VIDEO)

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jul 19th 2011 12:30 PM
The heavily-trafficked Schipol International Airport outside Amsterdam has begun offering city tours to travelers with layovers longer than 4 hours aboard the Floating Dutchman, an amphibious boat.
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Solar-Powered Rail Tunnel Connects Paris to Amsterdam

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Jun 8th 2011 10:30 AM
Paris to Amsterdam Train Solar-Powered

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Europe's first high-speed international trains to use solar panel generated electricity were introduced Monday. The trains link the cities of Paris and Amsterdam.
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Customs Officers Seize Opium at LAX

by Fran Golden. Posted Jan 26th 2011 10:32 AM
Customs and Border Protection officials at Los Angeles International Airport say officers seized nearly 9 pounds of opium, hidden in an arriving passenger's luggage. It's the second such find in eight days.
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