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Aldon Smith or Random Twitter User: Which Alleged Airplane-Bomb Threat Maker Had the Worst Sunday?

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 14th 2014 12:59 PM
Super Bowl Football
Associated PressSan Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith during the second half of Super Bowl XLVII.
On Sunday, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after allegedly telling a TSA agent that he had a bomb. In a separate incident earlier in the day, now former Twitter user @QueenDemetriax_ Tweeted to American Airlines that he was part of Al Qaida and on June 1 was "gonna do something really big."

Sunday was not a good day for either Smith or @QueenDemetriax_. Let's see who had it worse.
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50 Places to Drink Local Brews in 50 States

by AOL Travel Staff. Posted Apr 7th 2014 04:44 PM
Vine Street Pub
Vine Street Pub
A belated happy National Beer Day to you! While not an official holiday (yet), April 7 commemorates the day in 1933 when low-alcohol beer became legal as Prohibition was slowly repealed, according to the Los Angeles Times.

While National Beer Day 2104 has passed, we recognize the eternal importance of being able to enjoy beer in a manner more dignified than reaching into your fridge and cracking open a Keystone Light tall boy (not judging -- we've all been there). So Aol Travel and our colleagues at MapQuest compiled this list of a special spots to drink a great local beer in each state (and Washington, DC because we have offices in the area and insight into where to drink nearby).
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Chris Brown Racks Up Air Miles, but Not Points, Flying Con Air

by Zach Everson. Posted Apr 7th 2014 12:35 PM
People-Chris Brown
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Chris Brown and his neck tattoos have been traveling the United States by airplane since Thursday. But unlike most road warriors, he's not picking up frequent flyer miles. (And, no, it's not because he's on Delta.)
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15 Strange Concierge Requests Made at California Hotels

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 27th 2014 01:45 PM
Humor bell boy and rich snob costumer
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Oscar tickets, a Lassie lookalike and in-room grass for a dog to relieve himself on are just three of the weirdest concierge requests these California hotels have received.
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NFL Training Camp 2014: Greenbrier, Napa Valley Marriott Set to Host Teams

by Zach Everson. Posted Mar 27th 2014 11:21 AM
NFL Training Camp 2014 Kansas City Chiefs vs Oakland Raiders - December 23, 2006
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Baseball spring training wraps up this week, so time to make travel plans for NFL training camp 2014 (after all, isn't it just easier on the sports fans' psyche when the loses don't count?). Opening in late July, two of pro football's 32 teams have their camps at hotels, making it even easier for travelers to get back and forth from their rooms to the practice fields.
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