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UN health agency struggles with travel abuses

2 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

Traveling in business class, booking expensive last-minute tickets and traveling without the required approvals. The abuses could spook potential donors and partners.
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7 of the most devious hotel scams people fall for when booking a room

7 of the most devious hotel scams people fall for when booking a room

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Hotel scams cost Americans nearly $4 billion a year. By booking directly with your hotel or by using a travel agent, you can avoid many of the worst scams out there. We asked...
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The best men's wallets you can buy

The best men's wallets you can buy

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through...
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The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses : 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says...
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World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report

World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report

3 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

LONDON - The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency's own rules by traveling in business...
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Flooding Disrupts Mississippi River Farm Shipments

Flooding Disrupts Mississippi River Farm Shipments

2 days ago   |   CBS

OMAHA, Neb. - Historic flooding has left parts of the Mississippi River closed for business. The river is a main conduit of shipping everything from agriculture products and...
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The 10 best major airports in the world

The 10 best major airports in the world

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The air-travel website AirHelp has released a ranking of 132 major airports across the world. The airports were evaluated on criteria like customer service, cleanliness...
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Inside BenRiach: Scotland's Most Eclectic Scotch Whisky Maker

Inside BenRiach: Scotland's Most Eclectic Scotch Whisky Maker

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Standing among racks of mismatched barrels inside BenRiach distillery's Warehouse 13, Rachel Barrie briefly appears to have run out of descriptors for the honey-hued...
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Patagonian Spirit Träkál Wants to Become America's Next Bartender Favorite

Patagonian Spirit Träkál Wants to Become America's Next Bartender Favorite

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Naturally-distilled spirits are often the results of uniting together ingredients of a particular region. In many places, there's a tradition of creating an identity through...
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The rise and fall of Amtrak, which has been losing money since 1971

The rise and fall of Amtrak, which has been losing money since 1971

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The US has long lagged behind other countries when it comes to passenger rail. In 1971, Amtrak was formed from 20 other ailing passenger railroads. The railroad has expanded to...
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World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report

World Health Organization blew almost $192 million on travel: report

LONDON - The World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel expenses last year, with staffers sometimes breaking the agency's own rules by traveling in business... Read more ...

'Game of Thrones' fans can't get over how grown-up the actor who plays Robin...

'Game of Thrones' fans can't get over how grown-up the actor who plays Robin Arryn is now

Warning: There are spoilers ahead for the finale of "Game of Thrones." Lord Robin Arryn made an unexpected appearance on the HBO series' finale as part of a council of Westeros... Read more ...

The best shower curtains you can buy

The best shower curtains you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Events this week: Raleigh Night Market, NC Beer Mile, Hello Dolly!

Events this week: Raleigh Night Market, NC Beer Mile, Hello Dolly!

A look at events across the Triangle this week. Read more ...

Nigel Farage hit by milkshake protest on Brexit party campaign trail

Nigel Farage hit by milkshake protest on Brexit party campaign trail

LONDON - Nigel Farage has been struck by a milkshake wielded by a protestor in Newcastle as he campaigned for the European elections. The Brexit Party leader was visiting the... Read more ...

Little Caesars is the first national pizza chain to jump on the vegan meat...

Little Caesars is the first national pizza chain to jump on the vegan meat bandwagon

Little Caesars is the first national pizza chain to add a meat substitute to the menu. The chain is testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza, made with plant-based sausage from... Read more ...

A teenage Instagrammer is being criticized for smashing the nose off a...

A teenage Instagrammer is being criticized for smashing the nose off a 200-year-old Polish statue for a video

A Polish teenager is being criticized after an Instagram video showed her vandalizing a 200-year-old statue. Instagrammer Julia Slonska, 18, was filmed using a hammer to smash... Read more ...

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he...

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans

Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the... Read more ...

We finally know what made Kit Harington cry so much at the final 'Game of...

We finally know what made Kit Harington cry so much at the final 'Game of Thrones' table read

Warning: Major spoilers head for the series finale of HBO's "Game of Thrones," titled "The Iron Throne." Sunday's finale finally revealed why Kit Harington cried so much at the... Read more ...

Al Jazeera apologized and suspended 2 staff after it published a viral video...

Al Jazeera apologized and suspended 2 staff after it published a viral video asking: 'How true is the Holocaust?'

Al Jazeera on Sunday announced that it suspended two journalists over a video about the Holocaust. The AJ+ Arabic clip claimed Jews exaggerated the extent of the genocide, and... Read more ...