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Cape Town is Running Out Of Water

A water crisis has stricken Cape Town; and what is being called Day Zero — which is the day the city in South Africa is expected to run out of water and taps would run dry — could occur as soon as Saturday, April 21, 2018.

All households in the city will be required to reduce their municipal water consumption to a maximum of…

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Travel Alert January 2018: Winter Storm to Affect Colorado, Utah and the Upper Midwest

If Colorado, Utah and the upper midwestern region of the United States is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from a winter storm.

Snow, windy conditions and low visibility are expected…

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New California Declares Independence From…California

Californians will supposedly go to the polls in the spring of 2019 in a historic vote to decide by referendum if California should secede from the United States and become an independent country…

…but that effort may be interrupted by a large area comprised of 17 counties in California which declared independence from the rest of the state as of Monday, January 15, 2018, according to this document…

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17 Degrees in Atlanta in the Afternoon — and More Travel Waivers From Airlines

Temperatures in the frozen tundra known as Atlanta are struggling to reach 20 degrees Fahrenheit today, as the strong cold front passed through last night and squeezed about an inch of snow from the air — and at currently 17 degrees Fahrenheit with a wind chill of only one degree, this is one of the coldest days in at least a decade…

…and much of the rest of the southeastern United States is suffering as well. More travel waivers have been issued by airlines, as greater than 1,100 flights have already been canceled — and despite full sunshine, the melting of snow has been minimal; and many roads are still treacherous.

Here are seven airlines which have issued travel alerts as a result of this weather system…

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Travel Alert January 2018: Eastern United States Winter Weather

The strong cold front which is currently impacting eastern Texas heads east to eastern portions of the United States from Texas to Florida to Maine; so if any of these areas are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather.

As the cold front moves further east…

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Travel Health Alert: Potential Measles Exposure at O’Hare International Airport

If you were at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 between the hours of 6:30 in the morning and 1:00 in the afternoon Central Standard Time and you have not been vaccinated against contracting measles, you are advised to contact a health care provider and be tested for the highly contagious disease as soon as possible.

A passenger who was confirmed with measles and was…

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Travel Alert January 2018: Eastern Texas Winter Weather

If eastern Texas is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from a strong cold front.

Cold Arctic air is expected to plunge almost all the way to…

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Africa Is NOT a “****hole”

Sure, many countries may have infrastructure which is not considered up to the level of modern standards — but that is part of the beauty and intrigue of Africa, which is a mélange of diverse types of people and some of the most amazing cuisine on which I have dined in my life.

To detail every single experience during my trips to Africa is…

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Tsunami Threats Issued After 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Caribbean Sea

As the result of a major earthquake which registered as a 7.6 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale in the Caribbean Sea, tsunami advisories have been issued for Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands; while tsunami threats have been issued for portions of Cuba, Mexico, Honduras, Belize and Jamaica.

The earthquake occurred at…

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