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  • Obama picks prominent Democratic fundraiser from Boca Raton as ambassador to New Zealand

    Obama picks prominent Democratic fundraiser from Boca Raton as ambassador to New Zealand
    Mark Gilbert, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser from Boca Raton, may be on his way to New Zealand and Samoa. His nomination to be the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa is once again on its way to the U.S. Senate, which gives a thumbs up...
  • No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly

    No joke: Airfare by weight might just fly
    News of Samoa Air charging passengers by the pound, rather than by the seat, came so suddenly that some people thought it was an April Fools' Day joke. Not only was the announcement no joke — the airline hadn't retracted it by press time —...
  • Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'

    Earl Sweatshirt confronts the pressures of hype with 'Doris'
    On a recent afternoon Thebe Kgositsile, 19, wandered around his sparse central Hollywood apartment lugging a gallon of orange juice and thinking about the logo to his fledgling music imprint Tan Cressida. A piano melody looped from a computer plugged...
  • 2013 Girl Scout Samoa Soiree fundraiser happens on the Peninsula

    2013 Girl Scout Samoa Soiree fundraiser happens on the Peninsula
    Save the date for the 2013 Girl Scout Samoa Soiree, which will be held Feb. 23 at The Mariners’ Museum. Sponsored by the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast, this adult evening features desserts and appetizers created by Hampton Roads chefs...
  • Samoan Airline's pay-by-weight policy working

    Samoan Airline's pay-by-weight policy working
    The head of a regional airline serving Samoa says a controversial pay-by-weight policy is working, and profits have increased 20 percent since it started. Samoa Airlines faced criticism when the policy took effect earlier this month. The airline flies...
  • Captured: Eneliko Atofau arrested

    Captured: Eneliko Atofau arrested
    UPDATE: The Department of Corrections says Eneliko Atofau has been arrested.   ---ORIGINAL CASE 10/19/12---   October is ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’, putting a spotlight on the fight against woman abuser's like high-violent...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Around the world in 23 days

    Around the world in 23 days
    Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days. I did it in 23. And I bet I visited more amazing sites than he — India's Taj Mahal, Easter Island, Tibet, Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the African plains, to name a few — all without having to endure...
  • The story of Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt gets another knot

     
    Initially, there was the myth of Earl Sweatshirt: The foul-mouthed 16-year-old rap prodigy/Odd Future linchpin was sent from Los Angeles to parts unknown when his mother allegedly heard the profane lyrics on his debut, "Earl." After his fellow Wolves...
  • Man held in Southern California mortgage fraud case

     
    Mortgage fraud scheme: A 36-year-old British national is accused of defrauding mortgage lenders out of millions of dollars....
  • Girl Scouts host a Samoa Soiree Feb. 17 in Virginia Beach

    Samoa Soiree, a fundraiser for the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Westin Town Center in Virginia Beach. At this fourth annual fun event, chefs create original desserts using Girl Scout...
  • Deep-fried Girl Scout Cookies coming to State Fair

    Deep-fried Girl Scout Cookies coming to State Fair
    Girl Scout Cookies are coming to the midway--with a twist that's all too appropriate for the Indiana State Fair. In celebration of its 100th anniversary, Girls Scouts of Central Indiana announced Monday that they’ll offer deep-fried Girl Scout...