Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Travel

This week in Argentina special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot to the head. Nisman, who accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center that killed 85 people, died hours before he was to testify in a Congressional hearing about the case. The death shocked Argentines, with even Fernandez saying that she did not believe that Nisman killed himself.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Like many states, Oklahoma wants to be a tourist destination. And leaders here believe they have an ideal attraction: Oklahoma's heritage as the U.S. Indian Territory in the 1800s and as home to 39 tribes.
You could win a trip to Universal Orlando Resort, home of the world’s most jaw-dropping theme parks!
TOKYO (AP) - In the U.S., hanging out in a cafe with animals is such an exotic concept that people can't get enough of it. A pop-up cat cafe in New York last year had lines down the block. Online reservations for another Manhattan cat cafe are almost fully booked more than two months ahead.
CAIRO (AP) - Conservators at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo say the blue and gold braided beard on a mask of famed pharaoh Tutankhamun has been hastily glued back on with epoxy after it was detached during a cleaning.
ROME (AP) - Authorities on Wednesday unveiled what they said was a record haul of rare antiquities illegally looted from Italy and discovered during raids on Swiss warehouses belonging to a Sicilian former art dealer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - People who haven't been vaccinated against measles, including children too young to be immunized, should avoid Disneyland after new infections were linked to the theme park, California public health officials said Wednesday.
There's a hole in the wall in Des Moines that's just that: a food joint called Hole in the Wall.
Q: My fiance and I are thinking of Bavaria or Austria for our honeymoon in September or October. We plan to stay about eight days. We like to hike (not...