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Time not ripe for Israeli-Palestinian talks: Fayyad (Reuters)

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The time is not right for meaningful Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad said on Wednesday, saying they are only likely to produce a blame game rather than a settlement. The so-called Quartet of Middle … Continue reading

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Hotels provide newer, better club lounges

(CNN) — Move over, room upgrades. There’s a new hotel perk in town, and it might be worth more to business travelers than a bigger bed. “Like many airlines, hotels such as InterContinental and Hyatt are now opening exclusive hotel … Continue reading

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BlackBerry outage not all bad, helped improve Middle East road safety (Digital Trends)

For three days last week, police in Dubai and Abu Dhabi were scratching their heads in confusion, perplexed by the fact that they were receiving far fewer calls to traffic accidents than usual. Then on Thursday the accident rate returned … Continue reading

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Source: LSU’s Mathieu, Simon, Ware suspended

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU has suspended star cornerback Tyrann Mathieu, defensive back Tharold Simon and running back Spencer Ware for this Saturday’s home game against Auburn because they’ve run afoul of the team’s drug policy, according to a person … Continue reading

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18 phrases to avoid in conversation

(RealSimple.com) — Some things should never be said — like these phrases. Here, what to say instead. What Not to Say About Someone’s Appearance Don’t say: “You look tired.” Why: It implies she doesn’t look good. Instead say: “Is everything … Continue reading

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CNN Student News Transcript – October 17, 2011

(CNN Student News) — October 17, 2011 Download PDF maps related to today’s show: Washington, D.C. Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Uganda Click here to access the transcript of today’s CNN Student News program. Please note … Continue reading

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Holiday travel outlook: Airfares up to 10% higher

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Thanksgiving holiday is not only one of the busiest times to travel but it’s also the most expensive. And this year it will only get worse. Average airfares over Thanksgiving week (from Nov. 20 to … Continue reading

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