Posts Tagged Lifestyle

Dubai, European airlines divert flights over Iraq

In this Dec. 28, 2005 file photo, an Iraqi Airways plane sits on the tarmac at Baghdad International Airport. European and Dubai-based airlines have begun rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution, though Iraq says its skies are safe. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)

BAGHDAD (AP) — European airlines and a Dubai-based carrier are rerouting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution amid fears that militants with the Islamic State group have weapons capable of shooting down planes, despite Iraq saying its skies are safe.

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Grand Cherokee: A grand, and long, ride

In this Jan. 14, 2013 file photo, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mich. With the addition of an impressive diesel V-6 from Jeep’s parent, Fiat of Italy, the 2014 Grand Cherokee 4X2 now boasts a federal government travel range of 615 miles on a single tank of fuel, the best ever for a Grand Cherokee. It is rated at 22 miles per gallon for city driving and 30 mpg on the highway, for an average of 25 mpg. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

The flagship of the Jeep line — the five-passenger Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle — is both a grand and high-mileage traveler for 2014.

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Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

This Aug. 4, 2013 file photo shows a Lollapalooza balloon at the Lollapalooza Festival in Grant Park in Chicago. Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday,  Aug. 1, 2014, with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon. Lollapalooza became the basis for the modern festival culture and circuit that has evolved since, including events like Bonnaroo, Coachella and a legion of smaller multi-day parties. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.

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What’s a group selfie? Usie (pronounced uss-ee)

This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a group selfie during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre  in Los Angeles.  (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What do you call a group selfie? An usie, of course!

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Percy Quin lake opens on Friday

MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) — Lake Tangipahoa at Percy Quin State Park south of McComb is reopening Friday to recreational boating only.

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