Dad: Otto Warmbier’s release from North Korea not connected to Rodman

Elizabeth Shim United Press International CINCINNATI (UPI) — The father of the University of Virginia student who was released from North Korea this week said U.S. basketball Hall-of-Famer Dennis Rodman‘s visit to Pyongyang had no connection to the freeing of Otto Warmbier. Fred Warmbier told reporters at a press conference in Cincinnati, More...

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By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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IDNR Seeking New Operator for Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has issued a Request for Proposals for a new operator for the Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center near Whittington in Franklin County. The More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

Tom Krisher and Barbara Ortutay AP Business Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence for an unspecified period and let his leadership team run the troubled ride-hailing More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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DHS chief hints laptop ban may not be extended right now

Alicia A. Caldwell Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It may not be necessary to expand a ban on laptops and other large electronics in the cabins of many international flights into the United States right now, More...

By United Press International On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Remnants of Tropical Storm Calvin cause flooding in Mexico

Members of Mexico’s security forces make their way through a flooded street in Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, on Tuesday. The remnants of Tropical Storm Calvin could bring dangerous flooding to southeastern Mexico. More...

By Reuters On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Another U.S. appeals court refuses to revive Trump travel ban

Dan Levine and Lawrence Hurley Reuters SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump suffered another legal setback on Monday as a second federal appeals court refused to revive his travel ban More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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IDOT: Extreme Heat Conditions Could Lead To Pavement Failures

IDOT will be monitoring roads for repairs; traffic stoppages possible during heat wave SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation is urging motorists to be alert for the possibility of pavement More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, June 11th, 2017
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New York Times sources say Uber discussing leave for CEO

Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, is facing employee attrition, drivers angry about their pay, and investors worried that one of the most well-funded start-ups in history has come unglued. (File Photo More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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WATCH: Fisherman fights off great white shark after it leapt INTO his boat in Australia

A GREAT WHITE SHARK gave a fisherman the fright of his live when it leapt out of the water and into his tiny boat off the east coast of Australia. Daily Express :: Travel Feed  More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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NAKED passenger caught on camera lounging in arrivals at Majorca Airport

A NAKED passenger has been captured on security footage roaming around inside Majorca’s bustling airport. Daily Express :: Travel Feed  More...