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11:42pm(11/27) TOPIX TRAVEL - Elian Gonzalez returns to public eye to praise Fidel Castro : In this Aug. 13, 2016, file photo, Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban rafter who was at the center of a bitter custody battle in 2000 between relatives in Miami and his father in Cuba, attends a gala for the 90th birthday of Cuban Leader Fidel Castro at the 'Karl Marx' theater in Havana, Cuba. Gonzalez returned to the public eye Sunday to praise the leader who died on Friday, Nov. 25, and fought to return him to Cuba. www.topix.com
07:49pm(11/27) TOPIX TRAVEL - The Latest: Air travel normal as holiday weekend winds down : TSA spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says about 2.5 million passengers are expected to be screened Sunday, the last day of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. That's about 500,000 more than a typical weekday. www.topix.com
03:37pm(11/27) TOPIX TRAVEL - 'Dumping Day' docked by blustery forecasts in effort to make lobster hunt safer : On the last Monday of November, lobster fishers sail into the sunrise peeking over the waters off southern Nova Scotia, boats teeming with stacks of cages, coiled lines and buoys inscribed with permanent marker. They call it "Dumping Day" - the seasonal kickoff to the crustacean catch in what is widely considered to be the most lucrative lobster regions in the country. www.topix.com
11:38am(11/27) TOPIX TRAVEL - Andy Gemmell's Drinks Cabinet: The Voyage Of Buck, Edinburgh : Bringing you the best journalism, comment and analysis in Scotland, wherever and whenever you need it, in a format to suit you. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. www.topix.com
07:26am(11/27) TOPIX TRAVEL - Trump says hopes for Cuban 'freedom' after Castro death : U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Saturday that his administration would "do all it can" once he takes office on Jan. 20 to help increase freedom and prosperity for Cuban people after the death of Fidel Castro. But his initial reaction to Castro's death sidestepped whether the incoming president would make good on a threat made late in his White House campaign to reverse President Barack Obama's moves to open relations with the Cold War adversary. www.topix.com
03:27am(11/27) TOPIX TRAVEL - The Fries family takes time out from Thanksgiving dinner Thursday... : Short of the Cleveland Indians beating Chicago in the World Series, it has been a great year for Tom and Nancy Fries of Norwalk. Michael and his wife, Margaret, took a break from their 30-person architecture and engineering firm FM Group, in Scottsdale, Ariz., which just celebrated its 20-year anniversary. www.topix.com
11:18pm(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Thanksgiving Movies to Watch If Youa re Sick of Football : There's a Thanksgiving movie for everyone. Whether you like comedies or tear-jerkers, these movies will provide a welcome respite from all the cooking, eating or football-watching this holiday: John Hughes film Steve Martin plays an executive eager to get home to Chicago in time for Thanksgiving. www.topix.com
07:20pm(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Nicola Sturgeon visiting Dublin to boost Scotland-Ireland links : Nicola Sturgeon wants to expand business, cultural and political links between Scotland and Ireland under plans to strengthen relationships with other countries in the wake of the Brexit vote. She is to address 120 chief executives at Irish business organisation Ibec and will stress that "Scotland is open for business". www.topix.com
03:14pm(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Flying to Cuba: What you need to know : The death of Fidel Castro will likely spark more interest in American travel to the island nation, but the U.S. government has significantly cracked the door. In July 2015, President Obama reestablished formal diplomatic relations with Cuba after a decades-long split between the nations that dates back to the Cold War and the communist government's alignment with the Soviet Union. www.topix.com
11:05am(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Self-driving truck hits the road as Ohio discusses research : A self-driving truck will begin traveling on two Ohio roads next week after state officials announce details of new investments to support innovative transportation technology. A vehicle from self-driving truck maker Otto will travel a 35-mile stretch of U.S. Route 33 on Monday in central Ohio between Dublin and East Liberty, home to the Transportation Research Center, an independent testing facility. www.topix.com
06:50am(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Planes prepare for the start of Vintage Air Rally across Africa at Crete : A 71-year-old British pilot attempting to fly a 1940s plane the length of Africa has been found after going missing for the second time. Maurice Kirk, who was part of a vintage rally flying from Crete to Cape Town, was reported missing for the second time in two flights on Friday after taking off from Ethiopia. www.topix.com
06:50am(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Thousands take to streets of Miami to celebrate Fidel Castro's death : Within half an hour of the Cuban government's official announcement that former President Fidel Castro had died , Miami's Little Havana teemed with life - and cheers. Thousands of people banged pots with spoons, waved Cuban flags in the air and whooped in jubilation on Calle Ocho - 8th Street, and the heart of the neighborhood - early Saturday. www.topix.com
02:32am(11/26) TOPIX TRAVEL - Steven Seagal Receives Russian Passport Direct From Putina s Hands : "The passport won't be valid without your signature," Putin told Seagal, according to remarks carried by state news agency Tass. "Thank you very much," the actor reportedly replied before signing it at an unusual ceremony at the Kremlin. www.topix.com
10:26pm(11/25) TOPIX TRAVEL - Longer journey times for weekend trains between Oxford, Didcot and London : Rail passengers planning to travel between Oxford, Didcot and London on Sunday morning are being warned to allow extra time for their journeys, due to engineering work. The Great Western Main Line will be closed between Twyford and London Paddington until noon, with buses replacing trains at most stations east of Reading. www.topix.com
06:22pm(11/25) TOPIX TRAVEL - London's West End plunged into darkness in power cut : No adverts are on display at Piccadilly Circus, London, as a power cut has plunged parts of central London into darkness Black Friday shoppers, tourists and theatre-goers were left out in the cold after a power cut plunged London's West End into darkness. Shops and restaurants around Soho and Chinatown were left without power, while performances of Aladdin The Musical, Jersey Boys, Thriller Live, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time and Les Miserables were cancelled, with theatres offering refunds. www.topix.com
02:00pm(11/25) TOPIX TRAVEL - The Latest: online, in malls and overseas, Black Friday's on : Teresa Morris, right, pushes a basket full of items through a tight parking lot after she and her niece Anna Stevenson, who celebrates finding their car, and her daughter Krystal Keith drove down from Jessup, Ga., to shop at the Toys R Us, Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in Jacksonville, Fla. less Teresa Morris, right, pushes a basket full of items through a tight parking lot after she and her niece Anna Stevenson, who celebrates finding their car, and her daughter Krystal Keith drove down from Jessup, ... more Hunter Harvey, 2, helps his dad, C.J., wheel a big screen TV at Target on Black Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in Wilmington, Mass. www.topix.com
11:39am(11/25) TOPIX TRAVEL - Art and nature intertwined at massive Brazilian park : Smack in the middle of lush eucalyptus forests in Brazil's heartland, Inhotim Park offers visitors a mix of sensations rarely combined into one experience: art and nature. With more than 700 works of art by more than 100 artists, there is plenty to contemplate. www.topix.com