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Update: TripAdvisor to Stop Selling Tickets to Many Animal Attractions

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TripAdvisor will no longer sell tickets to attractions like elephant rides and dolphin swims, a decision that could reshape how booking sites approach animal welfare.
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CAIRO - A Libyan anti-terror official says the alleged Manchester bomber phoned his mother hours before the concert attack and said "forgive me." British officials have said the attack was by ...
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Jamie Barrow, who has reached 94mph on a snowboard, was filmed cruising around the Masikryong ski resort. Barrow cannot contain his joy at having the slopes to himself.
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KINGSTON, N.Y. - Officials from the Netherlands have gotten a taste of how their ancestors explored North America more than 400 years ago. The Daily Freeman reports (http://bit.ly/2rU6OlV ) that the
Calgarians want to go to Toronto, Manila and Delhi. But Torontonians are most interested in looking at flights to Delhi, London and New York City.
Cambodia’s 12th century Angkor Wat has been revealed as the world's best-rated landmark in TripAdvisor's annual Travellers' Choice Awards.
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Sunday’s enormous debris slide at Mud Creek on Big Sur’s southern coast buried about a third of a mile of Highway 1. “People see video of the massive slide and are canceling reservations,” says St
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