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Points of Interest: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Passengers Cleared, Crew Is Not

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 3rd 2014 09:37 AM
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Associated PressCaptain of an Australian P-3 Orion Flight Lt. Dave O'Brien speaks to the media after his plane returned from its search for wreckage and debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in Perth, Australia, April 2. O'Brien said it was another fruitless day of searching despite weather and sea conditions being favorable.
Passengers cleared from wrongdoing, the crew is not regarding the Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappearance is among today's points of interest.
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5 Airplanes with Sky Lounges So Sexy You Won't Want to Deplane

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 25th 2014 03:42 PM
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These onboard airplane lounges make traditional first class look like it's for boxcar hobos.
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Opening Day MLB 2014: 5 Sports They'd Prefer to Watch in Sydney

by Eli Ellison. Posted Mar 20th 2014 10:30 AM
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Opening Day MLB 2014 is Saturday. So play ball! And in the league's unrelenting effort to spread the hardball gospel internationally, the 2014 opener--pitting the L.A. Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks--will be played in Sydney, Australia. Goodbye, peanuts and Crackerjack. G'day, vegemite.

In a spring training interview, Dodgers' ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw sounded lukewarm about dueling Down Under. "I'd love to go there on vacation. I don't really want to go pitch there," Kershaw said. And truth be told, would any rugby-crazed Aussie miss him if he stayed home counting his millions? For your next trip to Oz, here's a primer on five sports Australians do care about, passionately.
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Biennale of Sydney: 5 Reasons to Head Down Under For It

by Rachel Friedman. Posted Mar 19th 2014 12:17 PM
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Starting March 21, more than 90 artists from 30 countries will transform Australia's largest city for the Biennale of Sydney, Asia-Pacific's largest contemporary arts event. Sure, it's a long haul to reach the land down under, but the Biennale of Sydney is spectacular enough to make the trip. And as it runs until June 9, you've got plenty of time to book tickets.

Here are five reasons why you should.
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Points of Interest: Israel to Equip Commercial Jets with Lasers, Virgin Cruise Lines May Be in the Works

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 4th 2014 10:38 AM
El Al Boeing 777-200 (4X-ECD) landing at Heathrow Airport, London.
Israel's commercial jets will soon be firing lasers, Virgin Cruise Line may be next for Richard Branson and winter storms causing up to $500 million in losses for U.S. airlines are among today's points of interest.
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