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Kegs tapped at 'America's Oktoberfest' this week

Kegs tapped at 'America's Oktoberfest' this week

Thousands of beer fans will swarm in for the 27th Oregon Brewers Festival in Portland, Oregon
Brazil claims belated ‘victory’ in World Cup

Brazil claims belated ‘victory’ in World Cup

The Brazilian government says the World Cup was a triumph for the country’s tourism industry
Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Universal Studios Japan's 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' now open

Built at a cost of $442.2 million, Universal Studios Japan hopes its magical new attraction will bring in the big bucks
Pamplona bull run 'selfie man' sought by police

Pamplona bull run 'selfie man' sought by police

A man who took a dangerous selfie during the running of the bulls in Pamplona, with the half-ton beasts right behind him, is still on the run -- but this time from the police
Space tourists could blast off from UK by 2018

Space tourists could blast off from UK by 2018

Britain has stolen a march in the space race with plans for the world's first spaceport outside the U.S., hoping to be operational by 2018
Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Pull up a chair with Paddington Bear: Book benches hit London

Painted benches on city trails celebrate some of literature's most beloved characters
'How to Survive' bulls running author gored in Pamplona

'How to Survive' bulls running author gored in Pamplona

Co-author of "Fiesta, How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" struck by bull at famed festival
How to survive Pamplona's running of the bulls

How to survive Pamplona's running of the bulls

There's a chance of being trampled or even gored, but thousands flock annually to the Spanish fiesta immortalized by Ernest Hemingway
When glamor and mud collide: A match made in Glastonbury

When glamor and mud collide: A match made in Glastonbury

Every year for one weekend in June, a little city with a party-loving populace of 200,000 people pops-up on a dairy farm in Somerset, south-west England. Welcome to Glastonbury Festival
The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

It may be a time of fasting but in the United Arab Emirates the Muslim holy month can also be a time of indulgence
Sneak peek: 20-acre addition to Harry Potter theme park

Sneak peek: 20-acre addition to Harry Potter theme park

Universal Studios Florida to add Diagon Alley to the immersive Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park
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