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[credit provider=”divemasterking2000 on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/divemasterking2000/4104432391/”] If you use your credit card overseas, you know what it feels like to be taken to the cleaners.Many tack on as much as 3% on every transaction.
[credit provider=”Party Earth”] It’s incredible how fast the value of currency is changing these days; by that we mean it’s incredible how fast that 20 euro bill in your wallet suddenly turns into a couple awkwardly large coins lost somewhere at the bottom of your backpack.While studying abroad may feel […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/Tiago Cata” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiagoluiz/3210947641/”] Over the 20th century, many retirees moved from New England, California and the Midwest to the sunny and sparsely populated Sun Belt, where low taxes and warm weather beckoned.Today, many Americans are moving much farther afield to enjoy a new life at a low cost.
[credit provider=”Ibrahim Alaguri/AP”] Security at U.S. embassies and other diplomatic grounds isn’t the same worldwide. Protection is paramount, but appearing too fortified can bring risks of its own.The attack on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi and protests at the U.S. embassy in Cairo on Tuesday prompted U.S. President Barack Obama […]
The Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins are two American health care brands that successfully expanded abroad. Now, Britain’s government would like the National Health Service (NHS) to follow their lead.
[credit provider=”flickr/wolfgangstaudt” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolfgangstaudt/2457315858/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] In the small town of Cotacachi, Ecuador, Dan Prescher is living out his retirement dream. Prescher, a native of Omaha, Neb., lives with his wife in a condo in a gated community overlooking the Andes Mountains.They eat fresh fruits and vegetables year round. They spend their free […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=human%20trafficking&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1341926305&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=a38eb74c46374ba6af2efd6204e012e2&dbm=PY2009&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Tens of thousands of men and women from poor countries across the world are allegedly forced into working for U.S. government subcontractors, often performing gruelling tasks at military bases overseas.U.S. government contractors have promised nearly 70,000 men and women enviable work abroad and unimaginable salaries only […]
[credit provider=”defence pk” url=”http://www.defence.pk/forums/chinese-defence/89883-chinese-xiang-long-uav-exposed-2.html”] Tackling the long-time nuisance of American submarines off its coastal waters, China is deploying drones to its Navy ships.While not a new development on its own, there are reports of increased drone deployment to the PLA’s ships, and a heightened attack against U.S. drone contractors.
[credit provider=”flikr/expertinfantry” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/expertinfantry/5422868741/in/photostream/”] Just as the defence budget is projected to shrink, and the U.S. inches toward a 2014 withdrawal goal, Afghan officials are saying they want to be sure American cash will keep on flowing.Concerned the flood of money will be slashed based on a deadline or a budget, Afghan officials […]
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/5950613715″] The first contingent of U.S. Marines deployed to Australia arrive today and by all accounts this is one tour they will fight to extend.Sarah Martin at The Australian reports a rotation of 250 Marines from Hawaii is flying into Darwin where they’ll be welcomed with a […]
[credit provider=”flikr/Morning Calm News” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/imcomkorea/3017886760/in/photostream/”] A Taiwan Air Force Captain is the fourth confirmed person to be caught spying for China within the last two years, reported the Associated Press.The espionage from within Taiwanese ranks focused on the nation’s missile defence and communications systems built with sensitive U.S. technology.