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Obamas’ 3-Day 2013 Ireland Trip Cost Taxpayers $7.9 MILLION

Michelle Obama spent more than $251,000 of taxpayers' money on a sightseeing jaunt to Dublin, Ireland in June 2013 while the first family was on a three-day official trip to Belfast. The three-day journey overall cost more than $7.6 million.

She stayed in the $3,300-per-night 'Princess Grace' presidential suite at Dublin's tony Shelbourne Hotel, a sumptuous two-bedroom, two-bathroom lodging that measures 1,530 square feet and includes butler service and its own dining room.

President Obama an official visit to Belfast for a G-8 summit, and then to Berlin for official meetings, consuming 33.6 hours of Air Force One flight time. 

According to Air Force documents published Wednesday by Judicial Watch, the president's private Boeing 747 costs $228,288 per hour to operate, bringing the flight expenses for the trip to a whopping $7.67 million...

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Liberal Mag Mother Jones Blames Lack of Debris From MH 370 On Global Warming…

In the minds of progs, global warming is the devil incarnate, responsible for everything bad. So naturally, with the world focused on the mystery of Malaysia 370, it is time to blame global warming. Mother Jones Magazine took a break from blamingfree markets (maybe because Malaysia Airlines is government-owned) to blame global warming for the inability to find the debris...

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Could YOU solve the mystery of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight? Search for MH370 turns to crowdsourcing

As police and search crews scour the seas around Malaysia and Vietnam for missing jet MH370, a satellite company is letting web users around the world help in the hunt online.  

DigitalGlobe has spent the last five days uploading high-resolution satellite and aerial images to its Tomnod site that let people explore the seas for clues about the crash, as well signs of a wreckage or oil slick.

Images are then tagged by users and analysed by experts before the most significant sightings are sent to the search teams in Asia...

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Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight: Hunt for Iranian Middleman who had Tickets Booked on Stolen Passports

While the search for the missing Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines flight continues, the mystery surrounding the two passengers who used stolen passports to board flight MH370 intensifies. The Financial Times exclusively reported that the Thai travel agency that booked the tickets for the men had been asked to by an Iranian middleman. It is fairly common for fraudulent documents to be used on regional flights for illegal immigration or drug smuggling but the fact that the aircraft has disappeared has triggered speculation of a terrorist attack...

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5 Things to Know About Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight and Air Safety

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, with 239 people aboard, lost contact early Saturday with the airline shortly into the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. A Vietnamese search aircraft located fragments Sunday floating in waters off southern Vietnam that are suspected of coming from the aircraft. Government and airline officials said they weren’t ready to speculate about what caused the Boeing 777-200 to disappear from radar. Here are five things to know about the flight and air safety...

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