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November 21, 2018 7:03 PM Thanksgiving travel may break records, but high gas prices means less drivers

AAA estimates more than 54 million Americans will travel for the Thanksgiving holiday; Mike Tobin reports from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. CHICAGO – If you are headed over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, you are not alone. Holiday travel is once again expected to push into record territory, with more than 54 million people 173

November 20, 2018 11:41 AM Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain will vote against the European Union’s draft Brexit deal on Sunday unless it is modified to make clear that the future of the disputed British territory of Gibraltar relies on talks between Madrid and London, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said. Spain’s demands on Gibraltar are the latest push by EU states to obtain more on national 89

November 20, 2018 8:27 AM A Spanish Commuter Train Was Derailed by a Landslide, Killing One Person

(MADRID) — One person died and dozens were injured Tuesday after a landslide derailed a commuter train traveling toward Barcelona, Spanish authorities said. The regional civil protection agency said that two train cars of a convoy of six came off the tracks at 6.15 a.m. local (0515 GMT) near Vacarisses, some 45 kilometers northwest of Barcelona 72

November 18, 2018 9:30 PM PNG PM says to release formal APEC statement at later date

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - Papua New Guinea will release a formal closing statement for the regional APEC forum in coming days, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said on Sunday, as the 21-member body was unable to agree on a leaders’ statement for the first time in its history. In his closing comments to the forum, O’Neill also said the group was trying to ensure 80

November 14, 2018 8:49 PM NASA prepares to ‘light up the sky' on the East Coast with space station rocket launch

Northrop Grumman Antares rocket sits atop its launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) NASA is set to launch an Antares rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station from the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia this week. Weather permitting 116

November 14, 2018 4:50 PM Lebanese Christian civil war foes shake hands, make up after 40 years

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Christian rivals from the Lebanese civil war, Samir Geagea and Suleiman Frangieh, shook hands with each other on Wednesday, marking a formal reconciliation to end more than four decades of enmity. Geagea, leader of the Lebanese Forces (LF) political party, and Frangieh, head of the Marada party, have been foes since the early days of the 1975-1990 civil 66

November 14, 2018 7:27 AM Is 'the Big Melon' Australia's next biggest tourist attraction?

CNN Staff • Published 14th November 2018 Could a small Queensland town and a major online travel site have planted the seeds of Australia's next biggest tourist attraction? The "Big Melon" was unveiled on Wednesday in the rural town of Chincilla, in Australia's north, the latest in a series of "Big Things" built as tourist attractions across the country 62

November 13, 2018 7:41 PM Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company said services would now be available in 13 Arab markets, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Morocco but not Libya, Iraq, Syria, or Yemen. Spotify has been unofficially 100

November 13, 2018 12:18 PM NASCAR legend David Pearson dead at 83

David Pearson, a NASCAR pioneer and longtime rival of Richard Petty, has died. He was 83. Pearson died Monday, The Wood Brothers racing team said, but details were not immediately available. Pearson was a three-time Cup champion and his 105 career victories trail only Petty's 200 on NASCAR's all-time list. Born just outside of Spartanburg, Pearson made his NASCAR 122

November 12, 2018 3:10 PM Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines making AFF Cup defence hard for Thailand

Thailand's football chief wants a third consecutive AFF Suzuki Cup title but has warned that the improving Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines squads make the 2018 edition that much harder. After winning the 2014 and 2016 titles, the War Elephants kicked off their defence in Bangkok last week with a 7-0 win over Timor Leste but are aware that the challenge 86