KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India on Friday after frustrated local residents forcefully removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who blockaded the border to demand changes in the new constitution.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — NATO's chief met Friday with European Union defense ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region.
By Deborah M. Todd SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some San Francisco Bay Area residents hoping to rent their homes for thousands of dollars a night to deep-pocketed Super Bowl attendees are finding themselves short of the goal line. While vacation rental companies, including Airbnb, HomeAway and others, report doing a brisk business in advance of this weekend's Super Bowl 50, some of their most expensive offerings have found no takers. Airbnb said it has booked housing for more than 11,000 guests into Bay Area rentals for Super Bowl weekend, but 85 percent of bookings were for $300 per night or less.
SHANGHAI (AP) — The hundreds of millions of Chinese heading home for Lunar New Year have a relatively new travel option this year: mobile apps to find carpool partners to share costs in what is a novel concept for most Chinese.