Terror and Trump have transformed Norwegian travel habits

Terror and Trump have transformed Norwegian travel habits

Over half of Norway’s 5.5 million inhabitants plan to travel abroad sometime this winter, but fewer want to travel to the USA than in previous years. The UK is the strongest attraction, reports ScienceNordic. Terrorist threats and atrocities appear to be impacting Norwegians’ travel habits less this year than in 2016. Last year, one in three mentioned terrorist acts and threats as factors swaying their travel and holiday plans. Now that concern impacts just one in four when deciding on holiday trips abroad. The latest survey of Norwegian vacation habits was…

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US Cuba tour operators gird for Trump travel crackdown

US Cuba tour operators gird for Trump travel crackdown

U.S. tour operators that send Americans to Cuba are banding together to try to limit damage to business from tighter restrictions on travel to the communist-run island expected in September from the Trump administration. U.S. President Donald Trump in June rolled back parts of Barack Obama’s historic opening to Cuba, saying his predecessor negotiated a “terrible and misguided deal.” The revised approach includes stricter enforcement of a longtime ban on Americans going to Cuba as tourists. Among changes are limiting visits to 12 existing categories of non-tourist travel and a ban on the use of…

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Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Trump doesn’t think Mueller should look into his business transactions. Too late.

Just yesterday, President Donald Trump told a trio of New York Times reporters that if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation turned to his finances, he’d view it as a “violation” of Mueller’s charge. “This is about Russia,” Trump said. But according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Greg Farrell and Christian Berthelsen, investigators had already been investigating several Trump business transactions with Russians. The Bloomberg reporters quote “a person familiar with the probe” as confirming that several transactions in particular have piqued investigators’ interest, including: The 2013 Miss Universe pageant, which was held…

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Trump fires Comey: A timeline of his career

Trump fires Comey: A timeline of his career

President Trump on Tuesday fired FBI Director James Comey, the White House announced. Here is a timeline of his career: 1993: Comey served as the lead prosecutor in United States v. John Gambino et al., a six-month mafia racketeering and murder trial in the Southern District of New York. 1996 to 2001: Comey served as Managing Assistant U.S. Attorney in charge of the Richmond Division of the United States Attorney’s office for the Eastern District of Virginia. While in this role, Comey handled the Khobar Towers terrorist bombing case, in…

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Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

Your federal income taxes are due April 18 this year, and — for perhaps several million people — a fine for failing to get health insurance is due that day, too. Despite a lengthy debate, Congress has not yet acted on a bill to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act. That means the law and almost all of its regulations remain in force, at least for now. For the majority of tax filers, who had health insurance through an employer for 2016 or through a government program, all they…

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Melania Trump: From expert pretty person To capability First lady

Melania Trump: From expert pretty person To capability First lady

WASHINGTON: It is not smooth sliding into the function of first girl — or for the sake of this presidential election cycle, first partner. The evolution from independent individual to “better 1/2,” “mystery weapon” or “noticeably achieved genius who places her family and kids first not like her wildly bold husband,” can be awkward and painful. And Melania Trump, a former model — a expert quite person — has been fighting for her footing in this rocky wasteland where the foreign money of beauty is devalued and as a consequence…

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