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Homeland Security Official Resigns Over Remarks on African-Americans and Muslims

Jamie Johnson was appointed by the Trump administration to lead the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.Credit
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WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security’s head of outreach to religious and community organizations resigned on Thursday after audio recordings revealed that he had previously made incendiary remarks about African-Americans and Muslims while speaking on radio shows.

Senate panel approves Republican tax plan

Hours after the House Republicans passed a tax bill Thursday, the Senate Finance Committee approved their tax bill, pushing it closer to a full vote on the Senate floor.Like the House measure, it would slash the corporate tax rate and reduce personal income tax rates for many.

Actor and activist George Takei presents more than 300,000 Care2 signatures in support of the Muslim

Actor and activist George Takei presents more than 300,000 Care2 signatures in support of the Muslim community to leaders of the Muslim Public Affairs Council inside City Hall on Monday, February 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, Calif.Takei, as well as actor Mike Farrell, presented the signatures in response to President Trump's executive order travel ban of immigration from seven majority Muslim countries - comparing the ban to his own experience in a Japanese internment camp.

Zinke Failed to Document for Use of Private Jets, Watchdog Says

Inspector General says can’t tell if Zinke’s wife paid her way

Trump’s cabinet members questioned over use of charter flights

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke failed to properly document his use of private jets and whether his wife paid her way when accompanying him on official travel, the agency’s watchdog said.A memo from the department’s inspector general comes in response to a probe of travel on charter jets by Zinke, including trips to the U.

Most Americans in 12 Years to Travel for Thanksgiving, AAA Says

Higher gas prices unlikely to have noticable impact on travel

Stronger economy and labor market generate rising income

U.Thanksgiving travel will jump to the highest level since 2005 boosted by a stronger economy, even as gasoline prices will be higher than a year earlier.

Best places to visit in 2018

Plan Your Trip: Visit Fodor’s Memphis Guide.When to Go: Visit Lille during the first weekend in September to peruse the biggest annual braderie in Europe, and visit Dunkirk between January and March for Carnival festivities.

Miami-bound flight lands safely despite shattering nose on giant bird

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ABC News via TwitterWhen American Airlines Flight 1498 landed at Miami International Airport it carried an unexpected passenger — a bird that smashed through the plane's nose and remained lodged in the fuselage.The bird hit the plane, an Airbus A319, at about 11 a.

O Canada! Nation of 'tolerance and hope' named Travel + Leisure's 2017 destination of the year

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For being a beacon of hope, welcoming refugees and immigrants with open arms and for its unspoiled environments and dynamic cities, Canada has been named the Travel + Leisure's "Destination of the Year 2017.They come fast and furious in the US travel magazine's editorial, which pays homage to their northern neighbor.

The Hottest Inhabited Place on Earth Is Shockingly Beautiful

Among the hottest places on Earth — from Death Valley to Sudan — the destination with the hottest regular temperatures is a remote spot in the Ethiopian desert that’s only accessible by camel.mining companies conducting geological surveys recorded a daily high of 115 degrees Fahrenheit, the highest average temperature of any inhabited place on the planet.

Best places to avoid in 2018

The residents of these destinations, humans or otherwise, need a staycation–from the rest of us–in 2018.And, as it turns out, mud masks aren’t just good for people–they’re good for iconic Indian structures.

Flight Attendant’s Hilarious Safety Check Goes Viral

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A flight attendant performing his own very special rendition of a safety check went viral this week after a passenger posted the video to Facebook.In video Kintner posted to Facebook Friday, the flight attendant could be seen putting his own spin on safety guidelines while another flight attendant read the safety checklist.