Today in History for July 17th

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Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia’s royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua’s Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball’s Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. (July 17)

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Young actors recall their first times at Disneyland

Love for Disneyland runs deep among the young actors at the recent Radio Disney Music Awards. Some of the Disney Channel stars made their first pilgrimage to the theme park after they’d done their first acting — and were swept away. (July 13)

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Made-in-Italy: a Disneyland for foodies

A gastronomic theme park designed as a celebration of Italy’s field-to-fork food culture opens next week with backers aiming to pull in six million visitors a year. Dubbed a Disneyland for foodies and billed as the biggest venture of its kind in the world, FICO Eataly World is located on the outskirts of Bologna.

VICE News Daily: Beyond The Headlines – January 14, 2015

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The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Shelling kills at least 11 civilians in eastern Ukraine, Russian government bans transgender and transexual people from driving, Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to other states, and sustainable tourism helps boost economy of Cambodia’s remote islands.

UKRAINE
Intense Shelling Rocks the Eastern City of Donetsk
At least 11 civilians dead after bus is struck at an army checkpoint south of the flashpoint city.

RUSSIA
Activists Condemn Driving Ban for Transgender People
Others deemed unfit to drive are fetishists, exhibitionists, voyeurs, and those addicted to gambling and shoplifting.

U.S.A.
Disneyland Measles Outbreak Crosses State Lines
Twenty-two other cases have been confirmed; including a handful in Washington, Colorado, and Utah.

CAMBODIA
Sustainable Tourism Breathes Life Into Island Economy
​A luxurious private island resort built out of locally sourced materials has a staff comprised​ mostly of locals. Guests are encouraged to donate to programs that focus on community development and environmental protection.

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