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October 17, 2018 2:54 PM The Legendary Big Bird Puppeteer Is Flying Away From Sesame Street After Nearly 50 Years

Spinney, who has played both Big Bird and Oscar since the show’s 1969 premiere, announced his retirement in a statement that Sesame Street shared on Twitter on Wednesday. “Before I came to Sesame Street, I didn’t feel like what I was doing was very important,” the 84-year-old said. “Big Bird helped me find my purpose. Even as I step down from my roles 85

October 17, 2018 4:14 AM Mike Pompeo Says Saudis Promised a 'Transparent' Probe Into Missing Journalist Jamal Khashoggi

(ANKARA, Turkey) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia told him their investigation into the disappearance and alleged killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi won’t spare anyone, including royals. Pompeo told journalists Wednesday morning before flying to Turkey that the kingdom promised a “transparent investigation.” Pompeo said: “They made a commitment 62

October 13, 2018 9:02 PM Virgin Australia to offer in-flight meditation for anxious travelers

While flying gives travelers a way to see destinations across the globe, it can also be a frightening experience for some. Those who have a fear of flying can now rest easier on flights with Virgin Australia, as the airline has announced a new initiative to assist nervous flyers throughout their journey. The airline is partnering with the nonprofit Smiling 98

October 13, 2018 2:48 PM Trump to meet with freed American pastor Andrew Brunson in Oval Office

President Trump will meet with freed American pastor Andrew Brunson in the Oval Office Saturday afternoon -- and insisted that there was “no deal” made with Turkey for Brunson’s release. Brunson was imprisoned in October 2016 due to his alleged ties to an outlawed group as part of a crackdown on a failed coup in Turkey against President Recep Erdogan’s 109

October 13, 2018 5:48 AM Australia says delivery of F-35 jets not disrupted by Sept. crash

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian Defence Force on Saturday said its deliveries of F-35 fighter jets from the United States were still on track, despite the planes being grounded after one of the aircraft crashed in September. All U.S. and international F-35 jets made by Lockheed Martin Corp were grounded this week so that fuel tubes could be examined 98

October 11, 2018 9:12 PM How to cope with jet lag

Richard Quest, CNN • Published 11th October 2018 My watch tells me it's 7.30 p.m. My body believes it's the middle of the night. My brain doesn't care -- it's just frazzled from tiredness and travel. I've flown overnight from New York to Frankfurt, a time change gaining six hours. I then flew onto Singapore and Hong Kong. My circadian rhythm -- the body's 62

October 10, 2018 2:06 PM Your Rock-Solid Case for Flying Business Class for Work

Corporate travel departments are getting less stingy with travel perks for employees who travel constantly—at least for now Imagine a corporate policy where the C-suite executive who only flies a couple of times a year rides in coach and the sales and engineering road warriors get the first-class and business-class tickets. Some companies are starting 449

October 8, 2018 10:19 PM Houston Astros Go Champagne Crazy After Sweeping Indians in ALDS

The Houston Astros are back in the ALCS for the second year in a row ... but they're celebrating like it's their first time -- drenching their locker room with TONS of beer and champagne!! The 'stros just finished off their sweep of the Cleveland Indians in the ALDS with an 11-3 win on Monday ... and Jose Altuve & Co. made themselves right at home in the visitor's 74

October 8, 2018 7:40 PM Trump Says He Has No Plans to Fire Rosenstein

The No. 2 Justice Department official gets a vote of confidence after his future was in question last month WASHINGTON—President Trump on Monday said he had no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, giving a vote of confidence to the No. 2 Justice Department official after reports he had discussed secretly recording the president and mounting 44

September 30, 2018 3:55 PM Chief of Pakistani Kashmir region says Indian army shot at his helicopter

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The leader of Pakistani-administered Kashmir region said on Sunday Indian troops shot at his helicopter near the disputed frontier, a move likely to further fray ties between the two countries. Muslim-majority Kashmir is divided between nuclear-armed neighbors, who both claim the mountainous region in full and have fought two of their 50