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  • Watching for an eruption in Iceland

     Watching for an eruption in Iceland
    Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic

    The logistics of getting Penn State to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic
    After fitting more than 300 people and 10 tons of cargo onto their chartered Boeing 747, Penn State's operations staff will search for one crucial piece of equipment they purposely left at home. An air horn. Head coach James Franklin can't conduct...
  • UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat

    UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat
    UCF players said they aren’t concerned about the Icelandic volcano eruption that could derail the team’s travel plans to Ireland. Aviation authorities raised the threat warning to red Saturday, indicating an eruption that could cause “...
  • Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy

    Upbeat South Fla. businesses report expanding economy
    South Florida businesses have become more upbeat about the economy this summer and are "very optimistic forĀ  the remainder of the year," according to an analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank. "Overall, as 2014 progresses, business contacts continue...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 08/21/14

    Today's Birthday (08/21/14). Your personal power expands this year, with Jupiter, Mercury, Venus and the Sun in your sign. Shake ups at work this October reveal new options. Direct your talents at home and with family until 12/23, then an intriguing...
  • CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

    CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program
    On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains. Han was...
  • Obama plans meetings with Baltic leaders, sending a message to Russia

    President Obama will travel to Estonia next month, visiting the former Soviet republic as he seeks to reassure leaders in the region who worry that Russian aggression in Ukraine may spread. Obama will hold bilateral meetings with Estonia's President...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Honduras: The U.S. State Department issued a travel warning Tuesday citing increased drug-related violence along the border with Guatemala. The State Department also warned that several Americans have reported being robbed while visiting isolated...