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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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7 Best Cities Outside of China to Ring in Chinese New Year

by Anna Brones. Posted Jan 31st 2014 10:30 AM
Australia Chinese New Year
Associated Press
The most important social holiday in China, Chinese New Year is tied to the lunar Chinese calendar, where every month begins on the darkest day. The holiday usually falls at the end of January or beginning of February. This year its Jan. 31 -- hey, that's today!-- and marks the Year of the Horse; people born in this year are said to be clever, kind, animated and energetic. Ready to celebrate? Here are the top seven cities outside of China that are going to be full of festivities.
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Points of Interest: Visit Real-Life GTA V Locations, But Maybe Not Venice by Cruise

by Zach Everson. Posted Nov 7th 2013 09:47 AM
Associated Press/Rockstar Games
Visit Grand Theft Auto V locations in real-life (but drive carefully), Italy curtails cruise ships' access to Venice and a look at what's hiding under New York City are today's points of interest:
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Why Vancouver Kicks Ass

by Marielle Bingham. Posted Jul 27th 2011 10:00 AM


Sitting between three bodies of water and the Coastal Mountain Range, Vancouver benefits from gorgeous scenery. Mountains are well and good, but visitors would do well not to be distracted from the city's happening cultural scene.
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