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‘Cocaine Cassie’ maintains innocence

ACCUSED drug smuggler Cassie Sainsbury thought she would be carrying documents — not drugs — when she accepted what she believed to be a legitimate job as an international courier. Speaking from the Colombian women’s prison where she has spent the past five months, Sainsbury told 60 Minutes reporter Liam Bartlett she had no idea who she was working for. ...

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Bali volcano could erupt any minute

MORE than 35,000 people have fled a menacing volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will erupt for the first time in more than half a century as increasing tremors rattle the region. The numbers on Sunday from disaster officials are more than double previous estimates and are continuing to rise, they say. It includes people who ...

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You’ve been booking Europe all wrong

PICTURE the scene: you’re on the back of a vintage Vespa, zipping through the cobbled streets of Rome under a clear blue sky; or perhaps lounging on the deck of a catamaran, island-hopping around Croatia, stopping for occasional dips in the Adriatic Sea. Whatever your fancy, the dream of a European summer break is one that’s shared by many. Unfortunately, ...

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How to avoid America’s food tourist traps

IF YOU’RE a fan of food, you might consider these guys to have the best jobs going. Contiki’s operations team is the lucky bunch that gets dispatched into cities and regions in the name of research, with a mission to find the best and most authentic experiences to add to the youth travel company’s ever-evolving itineraries. And for the team ...

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Travel chaos: How was there no back-up?

THE “technical issue” which grounded all flights in and out of Sydney Airport this morning has been resolved, but passengers can still expect travel chaos across the country. Airservies Australia, the agency that controls air traffic control systems around Australia, has confirmed that the system outage has been addressed and that flights can now resume. However, passengers have been told ...

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NZ’s embarrassing sign blunder

A TOWN in New Zealand has been left red-faced after a tourist called out some glaring errors with its famous signpost. The bright yellow sign in Bluff, a town on the southern coast of the South Island, displays the directions and distance to famous locations including Sydney, Tokyo, New York, Wellington and the South Pole. But a tourist from Scotland ...

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Plane seat pilots always choose

WHEN we contacted author, columnist, and pilot Patrick Smith to ask what he and fellow pilots could tell us about flying that we might not know, he responded with an emphatic “Where do I begin?” Indeed, Smith has been writing columns, blogs, and books on this very topic for the past 14 years, including a New York Times bestseller called ...

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‘Super’ malaria spreads in Asia

A “SUPER malaria” is spreading throughout Southeast Asia and cannot be killed with the standard anti-malaria drugs, scientists have warned. The dangerous form of the parasite has become resistant to drugs and is rapidly sweeping through the region. It is said to have emerged in Cambodia but since spread through parts of Thailand, Laos and is now in southern Vietnam. ...

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Bacon Wrapped Buffalo Jalapeno Poppers

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Take your poppers to the next level with this Bacon Wrapped Buffallo Jalapeno Poppers recipe. Click here to Read from the source

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Doritos Naked Chicken Chips

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Doritos covered Chicken is the ultimate treat! Go ahead try it out and let us know what you think. Click here to Read from the source

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