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Man breaches airport security, hits plane

A man breached a security gate at a Nebraska airport, stole a truck on the runway and rammed it into a Southwest Airlines plane, an airline spokesman said.

The incident happened Thursday night while the plane was loading for takeoff at Eppley Interna...

Ultraviolet

CNN

Is this the world's most innovative restaurant?

Hidden away in an old Shanghai neighborhood is arguably one of the most innovative restaurants in the world.

Serving only 10 diners at a time, Ultraviolet offers high-concept Western cuisine in a high-tech private dining room.

It's the brainchild of ch...

Southwest Airlines

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Southwest Airline pilots take to picket lines

Airline pilots are taking their demands for higher wages straight to airline passengers.

Easyjet

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Flight delayed over bizarre crew member tiff

A disagreement between two crew members baffled a plane full of easyJet passengers and caused the entire flight to be delayed for more than an hour. You may now unfasten your seatbelts, the level of petty has reached 30,000 feet.

Katahdin Woods

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Obama names Maine's Katahdin Woods as newest national park site

On the eve of the National Park Service's centennial, President Barack Obama named Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Wednesday as the newest national park site.

People can already visit the 87,000-acre national monument, which ha...

National Parks Wrangell

National Park Service

Highest, tallest, hottest: National park record-setters

Yellowstone, Yosemite and the entire country of Switzerland would fit inside the United States' largest national park, a 13.2 million-acre expanse in Alaska.

And it would take about 2,400 of the smallest of the 59 headliner national parks to fill the ...

Airplane flying through sky

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Tourists flocking to these places to avoid terrorism risks

Spain, Portugal, Italy and other sunny European nations have seen a big boost in tourist numbers this year as nervous travelers avoid places targeted by terrorists.

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Japan Meteorological Agency

Planes grounded as 3 severe storms hit Japan

Typhoon Mindulle is roaring over Tokyo after making landfall earlier Monday, one of two storms which have lashed Japan over the past two days, killing one person and injuring 11. A third typhoon is predicted for later this week.

A 42-year-old man was ...

London tube sign and Big Ben

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London's 24-hour Tube = $101 million economic boost

The start of 24-hour weekend service on London's Tube is set to boost the capital city's thriving night-time economy.

The annual economic benefit from "Night Tube" service is expected to peak at 77 million pounds ($101 million) within the next 15 year...

Robert De Niro, September 2014

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De Niro plans to open luxury hotel in London

Film legend Robert De Niro is expanding his hospitality empire.

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