AAA names its newest Five Diamond Hotels

  Eight hotels made it to AAA’s new list of Five Diamond Hotels. A total of 121 hotels have earned the prestigious status. “As more mid-scale and even budget properties are adding amenities for comfort and convenience, hotels that aim for a Five Diamond Rating must stay far ahead of the curve to differentiate themselves through […]


How the U.S. is using terrorists’ smartphones and laptops to defeat them

Residents in the Iraqi city of Mosul are returning home to devastation following the defeat of the Islamic State group in Iraq. Facing billions in construction costs and decades of rebuilding, the source of financial aid remains uncertain. (Dec. 28) AP Syrian opposition fighters drive through Syria in front of Turkish troops near the Syria […]


Here’s a snake eating a possum, because Australia

By Johnny Lieu2018-02-01 04:11:32 UTC Australian animals are terrifying enough, but it doesn’t get more unsettling than watching one of them eat another. A carpet python named Monty was filmed devouring a possum in the backyard of Gold Coast resident Greg Hosking’s home on Monday afternoon. “It was pretty exciting to watch. It’s mesmerising in […]


U.S. would support reunified Korean Peninsula — without nukes, State Department says

This undated picture released on Jan. 25, 2018 by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (C) visiting the Pyongyang Pharmaceutical Factory.(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) The State Department said Thursday the U.S. could support North Korea’s call for reunification of the Korean Peninsula, but denuclearizing the North is the […]


United just expanded its ‘basic economy’ fare to even more flights

The price might be right but they come at a cost.Image: United airlines United’s super cheap “basic economy” option is taking over more seats on flights. The airline’s basic economy fare was introduced last year, but in an earnings call earlier this week United announced an expansion of the minimal seating option, according to the […]