Get set for the biggest day in luxury travel

Get set for the biggest day in luxury travel
Agents will be able to meet with a wide range of suppliers at Luxpo including 3Sixty Luxury Marketing; AeroMexico; Anantara; Aruba Tourism; Atlantis The Palm, Dubai; Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts; Birmingham Airport; Capella Hotels and Resorts; Crystal …
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The Northern Lights: Trip of a Lifetime
It's important not to become obsessed with the single goal of beholding the aurora, but to see this as just one of many thrills of a winter holiday to the Arctic. Sparkling white landscapes, fairy-tale ice hotels, romantic husky-sled rides, the hi-tech …
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Budget 2016: Finance ministry takes to Twitter seeking suggestions on

Budget 2016: Finance ministry takes to Twitter seeking suggestions on
New Delhi: In a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the finance ministry on Wednesday invited people to vote on Twitter for the group they want the Budget 2016-17 to focus more on — farmers, middle class, women or the underprivileged.
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Companies lose billions buying back their own stock
Some corporations bought ever more of their own shares even as prices tripled from financial-crisis lows and several measures showed the market was overvalued. "Whenever you see a buyback, the company always says, 'We think our stock is cheap,'" says …
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Oil bears beware, downside risk in crude may be limited
… 'small-dollar loans'. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, preparing to roll out rules​ aimed at reining in high-interest payday loans, is jawboning banks and credit unions to provide better alternatives for borrowers in need of small, short …
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What do new Beyonce, OK Go videos teach us?

What do new Beyonce, OK Go videos teach us?
New, wildly disparate videos in the past week — Beyonce's hypnotic, politically charged "Formation" and another dazzling confection from the former Chicago band OK Go, for the song "Upside Down and Inside Out" — show a form that is alive, reasonably …
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The 6th Democratic Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And Three Videos)
The sixth Democratic presidential debate may have been in Wisconsin but the candidates' focus was on South Carolina. Issues important to black voters came up repeatedly as did loyalty to Obama and other things we've grown accustomed to like heated …
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Poachers behind 'grotesque' deer-kill videos given lifetime hunting bans in 44
And the kills were documented, with photos and “grotesque” videos that disrespected the dead animals, the agency said. So Albert, 21, and Calzada, 23, have been hit with lifetime hunting bans in the state — a punishment that also applies in most other …
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Refs Say No Cotchery Catch

Refs Say No Cotchery Catch
Ranking the SB50 movie trailers. Movie studios love to use the Super Bowl to get the word out about their biggest potential blockbusters every year, and Super Bowl 50 was no exception. Next Article …
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SB 50 on WHIO-TV draws 74 percent market share
Cheryl McHenry, Kate Bartley, Mike Hartsock and McCall Vrydaghs watch Super Bowl 50 coverage on the big screen in NewsCenter 7's newly renovated studio. (Alex King/Staff). Dominant D carries Manning, Broncos to 24-10 Super Bowl win …
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#SB50: What trended on Super Bowl Sunday
This year, the NFL partnered with Twitter to bring its game face, and Levi's Stadium was equipped to handle all of the sharing. #SB50 trended on Twitter all day. You probably noticed a special football emoji with it, part of the app's Super Bowl 50 …
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Chevy Malibu moves into top tier of midsize sedans

Chevy Malibu moves into top tier of midsize sedans
If cars had coming out parties, the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu would star as the belle of the ball – especially the one that's light on its feet. That would be the Malibu 1LT four-door sedan, at the lower end of the price scale but with an all-new …
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Car-sharing firm HiyaCar poised to launch in Maidstone after entrepreneurs
… which allows motorists to rent their vehicle out to other drivers while they are not using it. The pair were flown out to the US last month to meet bosses from the likes of AirBnB and Turo, which have already become global names in the sharing economy.
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Lobbying for new Las Vegas stadium begins
A preliminary financing plan for the project calls for $ 780 million in public money from tourist taxes on hotel rooms, car rentals and taxi rides, and for Sands to provide the other $ 420 million, or 35 percent, though the company stresses that the …
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Democratic debate: Clinton clings to Obama

Democratic debate: Clinton clings to Obama
And on a day in which she won the endorsement of the political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus, Clinton, who is desperate to slow the surging Sanders after his Granite State triumph, seemed to be reaching out for African-American voters in South …
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PNP won't participate in political debates unless format changes
The People's National Party (PNP) says it will not participate in the political debates in the proposed format. According to the Jamaica Debates Commission the PNP wants a change of the format to reflect a town hall setting instead of the current style …
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Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire
(CNN) Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to thumping outsider victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, seizing on the fury of grass-roots voters to rock the elites who control American politics. … Trump, relishing a …
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Implementing the Common European Asylum System: Commission acts on 9

Implementing the Common European Asylum System: Commission acts on 9
The European Commission today decided to issue reasoned opinions against Member States in 9 infringement cases concerning their non-transposition of the Common European Asylum System. The decisions concern Germany (2 cases), Estonia, Slovenia …
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State aid: Commission opens in-depth investigation into measures for Spanish
The Commission has received two complaints alleging that Correos had benefitted from several illegal and incompatible State aid measures. At this stage, the Commission has concerns that Correos may have been overcompensated between 2004 and 2010 …
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Apple may owe bn in back taxes after European commission ruling
The European commission's recent ruling against tax breaks for multinational corporations in Belgium strongly suggests that the tech behemoth could be subject to a hefty bill when the open investigation against its activities in Ireland concludes.
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Northwest suburban Catholic school will stay open

Northwest suburban Catholic school will stay open
St. Alphonsus Liguori School in Prospect Heights reached its enrollment target of 135 students — exceeding it by one — and met their fundraising goal of $ 400,000 by Monday's deadline, according to Anne Maselli, a spokeswoman for the Archdiocese of …
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School bus fight prompts I-95 pullover
A fight broke out on a Christiana High School bus on its way home from school, prompting the bus driver to pull over on Interstate 95 northbound, state police said. The fight was reported at about 2:30 p.m. along I-95, Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale said …
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Black High School Students Visiting Texas A&M University Harassed, Told to Go
A group of black and Hispanic high school students visiting Texas A&M University say they were harassed, taunted and told by white students they were not welcome to attend the university, according to Texas Sen. Royce West (D-23rd District). West's …
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Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Aren't Great Prospects For Our Economic Policy

Donald Trump And Bernie Sanders Aren't Great Prospects For Our Economic Policy
The gap between what many people believe about economic matters and what is true about that same subject is too wide. Just as an example, the average person out there would regard it as entirely obvious that trade means that jobs have been shifted over …
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Yellen Says Fed Should Be Prepared to Use Negative Rates
… studying the feasibility of pushing short-term interest rates into negative territory should it need to give the economy an added boost. Central banks in Europe and Japan have introduced negative short-term rates, meaning they are charging banks …
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Lower oil prices help at pump, hurt investments
"The other reason is that the credit markets, meaning the banks, particularly the Europeans, who have lent a lot of money to the energy industry are severely stressed, and we might see a bank failure in Europe that may cause and is causing stress in …
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DOMECAST podcast takes on political debates, legislators' Supreme Court defeat

DOMECAST podcast takes on political debates, legislators' Supreme Court defeat
Democrat Walter Dalton, left, and Republican Pat McCrory shake hands prior to their third and final televised gubernatorial debate at Minges Auditorium on the campus of North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount in 2012. McCrory's re-election …
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Everything You Need to Know About Thursday's Democratic Debate
Both candidates can also be expected to continue touting their progressive credentials, a major topic in the last debate and town hall events. Sanders's electability in a national election and his lack of foreign policy experience remain major points …
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The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: The GOP Debate Train Wreck, Plus the New
The Bob & Chez Show is a funny, fast-paced political podcast that doesn't take itself too seriously. The twice-weekly podcast is hosted by Bob Cesca (Salon.com, The Huffington Post, The Daily Banter, The Stephanie Miller Show), and CNN/MSNBC producer …
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