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Sandy-hit towns wrestle with eminent-domain choice

ASHAROKEN, N.Y. (AP) — On a tiny spit of land off Long Island, the wealthy village of Asharoken faces a dilemma borne of Superstorm Sandy.

Parts of Turks and Caicos still flooded from storm

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (AP) — Property owners and at least one school on the main island of the Turks and Caicos Islands are still coping with flood waters more than a week after being hit by a tropical storm.

'Low carbon' image for Trat's Koh Mak

Island earmarked for sustainable tourism development

Ellis Island Hospital Tours Coming in October

The Hospital Once Screened Immigrants for Infectious Diseases

Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

Boris Island airport plan 'rejected'

A plan for an island airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", looks set to be shelved, the BBC understands.

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage

HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and toiletries, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday carried loads of hard-to-obtain consumer goods but complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 gets green light to shoot in Australia

Dead Men Tell No Tales likely to shoot in Queensland after Australian government agrees tax incentives worth $20.2m The next instalment of Disney's blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean film series looks set to shoot in Australia after ministers approved tax incentives worth a reported $20.2m (£12.1m). Continue reading...

Gilas bows to taller Greeks

Game Tomorrow 7:30 p.m. – Philippines vs Puerto Rico Seville, Spain — No Greek tragedy, no Greeks bearing gifts to beware of on Day 2 of the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Just Greeks, big and powerful, like the army Odysseus once led against Troy in classical mythology. Gilas Pilipinas spent the entire 40 minutes Sunday […]

25 Things to Do Before The End of Summer

We offer you 25 things to do around New England before the warmer days leave us.

Veteran vs. newcomer for Rhode Island treasurer

Former Treasurer Frank Caprio is seeking a second term against a political newcomer frustrated with Rhode Island's failure to rebound from the recession. Seth Magaziner, a 31-year-old investment professional, ...

Two killed in New Zealand shooting incident, suspect arrested

New Zealand police Monday arrested a man in connection with a double fatal shooting in an office in a South Island east coast town.

Gap year travel company collapses as students climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Students who have been fundraising and saving in order to pay for gap year holidays have been let down by the collapse of their tour operator

Australian arrested in Sea Shepherd whale hunt protest

An Australian filmmaker arrested in a Faroe Islands protest has described as horrendous a pilot whale hunt she was trying to prevent.

Cuba imposes restrictions on goods in travellers' luggage

Government clamps down on large amounts of foreign-bought merchandise brought into the island Cubans are bracing themselves for a clampdown on the flow of car tyres, flatscreen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travellers who haul large amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive. Hundreds of thousands of ...

Cuba imposes restrictions on goods in travellers' luggage

Government clamps down on large amounts of foreign-bought merchandise brought into the island Cubans are bracing themselves for a clampdown on the flow of car tyres, flatscreen televisions, blue jeans and shampoo in the bags of travellers who haul large amounts of foreign-bought merchandise to an island where consumer goods are frequently shoddy, scarce and expensive. Hundreds of thousands of ...

Labor Day closures this holiday Monday

Hawaii News Now put together a schedule for the Labor Day holiday.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Sails Closer to Australia Shoot

Australian government approves $20.2m incentives package for Captain Jack's next outing read more

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Creeps Closer to Australia Shoot

Australian government approves $20.2m incentives package for Captain Jack's next outing

Cuba cracks down on goods in travelers' luggage - NBC40.net

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami.

'Hawaii Five-0' Season 5 News: Season Premiere Episode Title Revealed, Frankie Valli to Join Cast

"Hawaii Five-0" Season 5 is almost here, and more news and spoilers have started to trickle in as the premiere date approaches, starting with the season's first episode.

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon. A round of embraces and ...

Danish Police Arrest Sea Shepherd Team Trying to Stop Faroe Islands Whale Slaughter

The Royal Danish Navy arrested 14 volunteers from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on Saturday for trying to intervene in the slaughter of 33 pilot whales in the Faroe Islands, a protectorate of Denmark. A team of six Sea Shepherd volunteers spotted a pod of pilot whales from shore on Sandoy Island in the remote North Atlantic archipelago on Saturday and alerted Sea Shepherd’s small ...

Climate focus at UN small islands summit in Samoa

A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the conference, which ends Thursday, was a once-in-a-decade opportunity to promote sustainable development in countries such as Samoa, which are often described as on the front line of ...

Cuba introduces new customs limits

Cuba restricts the amount of foreign goods that travellers can bring into the country, where locally-made items are scarce and expensive.

House of Travel wins top national travel award

Kiwi owned and operated House of Travel are proud winners of the Best Travel Agency Brand category at this year’s TAANZ National Travel Industry Awards, which recognise excellence in the travel industry. The success of the much-loved Kiwi brand has also filtered through provincial and individual accolades, with several of its regional retail stores among the winners, and an impressive list of ...

Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage - NBC40.net

(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File). FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami.

Activists held after trying to halt Faroe Island dolphin hunt

Fourteen activists from the radical animal rights group Sea Shepherd have been arrested in Denmark's Faroe Islands while trying to halt a traditional dolphin hunt, their organisation said Sunday. The activists were detained Saturday on the island of Sandoy while attempting to save a pod of 33 pilot whales -- members of the dolphin family -- which were being driven toward shore to be slaughtered ...

Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers' luggage

A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.

Cuba Cracking Down On Goods In Flyers’ Luggage

The number of items people can bring into Cuba from the U.S. is about to change.

Labor Day weekend to bolster solid year for Beaufort County tourism

Labor Day weekend should provide a strong close to a summer tourism season that has been one of the busiest in recent years in Beaufort County, hospitality-industry officials said Friday.

Faroe Islands Pilot Whale Activists Arrested

On Saturday, fourteen members of the animal rights activist group Sea Shepard were arrested on the Faroe island of Sandoy in the North Atlantic, after attempting to stop the slaughter of 33 pilot whales. Locally, the culling of the whales …

Basketball: Senegal beat Puerto Rico for historic win

Senegal clinched their first victory at a world championship since 1998 on Sunday by beating Puerto Rico 82-75 at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. We have to be greedy, say we want more and look forward," said Senegal coach Cheikh Saar. Mouhammad Faye poured in 20 points while Gorgui Dieng collected 18 points, 13 rebounds, two assists and two blocks for the Africans, who lost all five games ...

Travel smart: Rebirth for a Virgin Islands resort

Jimmy Buffett and his Margaritaville brand have come to the rescue of the former Renaissance Grand Beach Hotel on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Aegean gives painter decades’ worth of inspiration

May 1972. A young man arrives in Athens for a holiday from his hometown Basel, Switzerland, but does not intend to spend too long in the Greek capital as he is headed for the remote southeastern Aegean island of Symi. He is 22 years old, an artist who has just completed his military service and has been accepted to the Royal College of Art in London for his master’s degree.

Growing Caribbean-American clout

Just before the huge West Indian American Day Carnival Parade, the nation’s most visible symbol of Caribbean-American power, News Americas Now.com publisher Felicia Persaud will air some significant progress toward an accurate census tally of Caribbean-American and a precise measure of their respectable economic and political clout.

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Displaying results 1 - 25 of 383 for bosselman travel center. Subscribe to this search The Quaker Steak & Lube at the Bosselman Travel Center in Grand Island is the first location to open in Nebraska for the national chain.

Cuba to Florida swimmer Diana Nyad gets Cuban award

US swimmer Diana Nyad -- the first to swim across the Florida Straits without a shark cage -- was presented with Cuba's Order of Sporting Merit, the first American athlete to receive the award. Nyad, after four failed attempts, successfully swam from Cuba to Key West Florida in September 2013 without a shark cage, in a 53-hour feat. First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, also head of Cuba's ...

No. 25 UW leads UH, 17-10, at halftime

After two quarters of play, the 25th-ranked Washington Huskies lead the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors, 17-10, in their season opening showdown at Aloha Stadium.We'll have full highlights and reaction tonight on Hawaii News Now at 9 and 10.

Sweden's tough 75km island race born of barroom banter

By Philip O'Connor STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - On Monday at dawn over 200 athletes will line up on an island in Sweden for an endurance race that, having started as a friendly challenge after a few too many drinks, has become one of the toughest races in the world.The "ÖTILLÖ" ("Island to Island") swimrun race takes place in teams of two across 75 kilometers of Stockholm's fabled archipelago ...

Staten Island sports bulletin board: Basketball and softball

Staten Island Finest Tryout Staten Island Finest AAU travel team will hold basketball tryouts for the 2015 season. The boys' schedule is as follows for Saturday, Sept. 20 at St. Clare's gym: third/fourth-grade, 9 a.m.; sixth-grade, 1 p.m.; ninth-grade, 2:30...

Cuba gives US swimmer Diana Nyad sporting medal

HAVANA (AP) — One year after becoming the first person confirmed to have swum from Havana to Key West, Florida without a shark cage, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad was back in Cuba to receive that country's Order of Sporting Merit award.

Filipino teaches kids math in the Bahamas

Since the ’60s, the Bahamas, a small member of the British Commonwealth, has been home to a few Filipinos. At present, there are more than 1,000 Filipino workers mostly in the domestic sectors as housekeepers, cooks, medical workers and hotel employees. Filipino teachers also find their way in this territory of 700 islands.

Ocean City neighborhood wants tourists, just not on its street

Residents of Mallard Island, including those who own businesses on the boardwalk, seek to ban rentals.

Serve Rhode Island volunteers spruced up 5 schools

Serve Rhode Island says a record number of volunteers spent thousands of hours this summer on projects to make improvements at schools.

Mike Myers explains his kids' quirky names, Spike and Sunday

Mike Myers has finally explained his children's curious names, baby.

Argentina vs. Puerto Rico: TV Info, Live Stream, Preview for FIBA World Cup 2014

When you look at the lineup for Saturday's 2014 FIBA World Cup match, it's easy to get excited about Team USA or Spain or one of the other powerhouse teams because you are going to see something interesting.  However, a game between two teams still trying to find an identity is more fun to watch. Argentina and Puerto Rico both fit into this category, coming off two mediocre performances in the ...

Watch at 5: Officials say Oahu inmate escaped through ceiling hole, open gate

With the Hawaii News Now mobile live-stream, you can now watch all of our morning, evening and nightly newscasts on the go!  

Cuban migrants head back to sea as relatives pray in the U.S.

By Peter Polack GEORGE TOWN Cayman Islands (Reuters) - Sixteen Cuban migrants who sought refuge in Grand Cayman have resumed their voyage in a small, homemade aluminum boat after local officials turned them away, citing a migration agreement with Cuba. The 20-foot (6-meter) boat, a patchwork of fiberglass and metal with large inner tubes attached to makeshift outriggers, left on Thursday night ...

Cuban migrants head back to sea as relatives pray in the U.S.

By Peter Polack GEORGE TOWN Cayman Islands (Reuters) - Sixteen Cuban migrants who sought refuge in Grand Cayman have resumed their voyage in a small, homemade aluminum boat after local officials turned them away, citing a migration agreement with Cuba. The 20-foot (6-meter) boat, a patchwork of fiberglass and metal with large inner tubes attached to makeshift outriggers, left on Thursday night ...
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