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Northwest Travel Guide 2017: 25 adventures for the year ahead

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Northwest Travel Guide 2017: 25 adventures for the year ahead


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Donald, Melania Trump receive standing ovation at Christmas

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Donald, Melania Trump receive standing ovation at Christmas


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Trump-proofing? Obama makes last-minute moves

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Wet, windy and no white Christmas, says Met Éireann

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Obama bans future oil leases in much of Atlantic, Arctic

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Obama bans future oil leases in much of Atlantic, Arctic


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Powerful earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea

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  • 12 Years After Asia Tsunami, 400 Bodies Unidentified In Thailand
    12 Years After Asia Tsunami, 400 Bodies Unidentified In Thailand

    , ndtv.com

    Bangkok: At least 400 victims of Asia's 2004 tsunami that killed 2,26,000 people remain unidentified in Thailand 12 years on, police said on Monday. The 9.15 magnitude December 26 earthquake triggered a tsunami across the Indian Ocean in one of the biggest natural disasters in history. Thailand, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka were among the worst hit countries. Some 5,395 people were killed in Thailand, among them about 2,000
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    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Maritime |  Maritime |  Indian | 

Politics & Government

  • Trump-proofing? Obama makes last-minute moves
    Trump-proofing? Obama makes last-minute moves

    , bostonglobe.com

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday banned millions of acres of federally-owned land in the Arctic and the Atlantic Ocean from offshore oil and gas drilling, a move experts say is likely to be challenged by incoming president Donald Trump, but unlikely to be quickly reversed. It’s just the latest step the Democratic administration has taken since the election to enact rules and policies in the president’s final days in power,
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    Places: Americas |  North America |  United States |  Polar |  Arctic |  Northeast |  New England |  Massachusetts |  Maritime |  Atlantic | 

Business

  • Indo-Oman ties can be a model for bilateral partnership: MJ Akbar
    Indo-Oman ties can be a model for bilateral partnership: MJ Akbar

    , indianexpress.com

    Bilateral trade and investment are key pillars of Indo-Oman ties, Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar today said as he sought to strengthen economic and strategic ties with the oil-rich Gulf nation. “India and Oman have a relationship that can be a model: we are maritime neighbours across the Indian Ocean. The historical maritime trade and cultural exchanges, spanning over 5000 years, have evolved over the past
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    Categories: Business |  Life & Style | 
    Tags: Trade |  Beauty |  Models | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Mideast |  Maritime |  Indian | 

Home & Gardening

  • Authorities: Canadian tried to smuggle cat into New Zealand
    Authorities: Canadian tried to smuggle cat into New Zealand

    , yahoo.com

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Canadian woman who authorities say managed to hide her 4-year-old pet cat Bella in her handbag during a flight across the Pacific Ocean had her vacation cut short when border agents discovered the ruse at Auckland Airport. Ministry for Primary Industries spokesman Craig Hughes said Thursday that the woman was refused entry into the country and was forced to catch the next flight home
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    Categories: Home & Gardening | 
    Tags: Pets |  Pet Cats | 
    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Zealandia |  Americas |  North America |  United States |  Maritime |  Pacific | 

Family & Parenting

  • Families of flight MH370 victims offer reward for debris
    Families of flight MH370 victims offer reward for debris

    , stuff.co.nz

    Anyone who finds a piece of debris from a Malaysia Airlines plane that is believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean in 2014 could receive a financial reward, relatives of those who were on the plane say. The Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing vanished on March 8 with 239 people on board, including two New Zealanders. A group of relatives who travelled to the island
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    Categories: Family & Parenting | 
    Tags: Extended Families | 
    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Zealandia |  New Zealand |  Asia |  E. Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Maritime |  Indian | 

Society & Culture

  • Man commits suicide by jumping into Indian Ocean from moving ferry
    Man commits suicide by jumping into Indian Ocean from moving ferry

    , the-star.co.ke

    A 30-year old man died after jumping into the Indian Ocean at the Likoni Ferry crossing channel on Monday. The unidentified man is said to have to have thrown himself into the water while aboard the ferry christened MV Likoni. The ferry was moving from the mainland to the island at the time of the incident. Likoni police boss Willy Simba said the deceased is yet to be identified as
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Death & Dying |  Suicides |  Obituary |  Suicide Deaths | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Coast |  Mombasa |  Likoni |  Maritime |  Indian | 

Travel & Recreation

  • Rare false killer whales spotted off Watamu
    Rare false killer whales spotted off Watamu

    , the-star.co.ke

    than 100 false killer whales spotted in Watamu last week. It was the first sighting in Kenya. Researchers from the Watamu Marine Association and KWS spotted the rare mammals in the marine protected area. They were sighted onTuesday, two kilometres from the beach, in shores of the Indian Ocean. Their presence surprised the experts, who have never recorded sightings of the mammals before in Kenya. False killer whales are much
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    Categories: Travel & Recreation | 
    Tags: Wildlife |  Marine Wildlife |  Whales |  Marine Mammals | 
    Places: Kenya |  Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Maritime |  Indian | 

Science & Nature

  • 400 bodies unidentified in Thailand 12 years after tsunami
    400 bodies unidentified in Thailand 12 years after tsunami

    , the-star.co.ke

    At least 400 victims of Asia's 2004 tsunami that killed 226,000 people remain unidentified in Thailand 12 years on, police said on Monday. The 9.15 magnitude December 26 earthquake triggered a tsunami across the Indian Ocean in one of the biggest natural disasters in history. Thailand, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka were among the worst hit countries. Some 5,395 people were killed in Thailand, among them about 2,000 foreign tourists.
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    Places: Kenya |  Asia |  S. Asia |  S.E. Asia |  Mainland |  Maritime |  Maritime |  Indian | 

Law & Crime

  • U.S. military fighter jet crashes into Pacific off western Japan; search for pilot ongoing
    U.S. military fighter jet crashes into Pacific off western Japan; search for pilot ongoing

    , japantimes.co.jp

    A U.S. military F/A-18 fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Kochi Prefecture in western Japan on Wednesday afternoon, Japanese Defense Ministry officials said, adding that its pilot bailed out. The pilot’s condition and affiliation were not immediately clear. Acting on a request from the U.S. military, the Japan Coast Guard sent a patrol vessel to the area to rescue the pilot. The plane crashed into the sea about
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