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Rio gets a federal bailout 36 days before Olympics

Rio de Janeiro finally got a federal bailout, with nearly a month to go before the Olympic Games start here.

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Airport cops say they need guns to combat terrorists

Aviation police officers in Chicago are sitting targets for potential terrorists because they don't carry guns and are told to run and hide in the event of an attack, the union representing the officers said Thursday.

Matt Brandon, the secretary-treas...

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Istanbul attack aftermath: Where are airports' weakest links?

Istanbul Ataturk Airport has much tighter security than many other airports around the world -- but it still wasn't enough to stop terrorists from killing dozens of people on Tuesday.

Usually, passengers departing from Ataturk Airport must undergo two...

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Istanbul airport attack: A fresh blow to tourism in Turkey

Turkey's crucial tourism industry was in crisis even before suicide bombers killed dozens of people at Istanbul airport.

The deadly terrorist assault late Tuesday that targeted the airport's international terminal is set to deepen those woes.

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Terror alert travel risks

At least 36 people were killed and another 147 wounded in the terror attack in at the Istanbul Ataturk Airport in Turkey on Tuesday night.


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And the world's best place to visit is ...

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's top travel destination, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 best destination rankings, released Tuesday.

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Waldorf Astoria's buyer to turn most rooms into condos

The new Chinese owners of Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York plan a massive renovation that will turn much of the landmark hotel into luxury condominiums.

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Priceline gets slammed on Brexit fears

William Shatner may soon need to do a commercial with Kaley Cuoco begging people to buy Priceline stock.

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Walk on water at Italy's Lake Iseo

Thanks to a pop-up art installation made of floating saffron-colored walkways, visitors to northern Italy's Lake Iseo can now walk on water.

Well, sort of.

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