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Google Ready To Launch A New Travel Search Site

Rumor has it that Google is getting ready to launch a new travel service with data gained in its $700 million acquisition of ITA.

Google’s move into the airfare search game shouldn’t be too big of a surprise–the search giant made a $700 million deal to purchase flight data aggregation company ITA Software back in July 2010.

Global Community Urges Evacuation For Japan

US authorities urge Americans to withhold travel plans to Japan. The extremely high radiation from Japan’s Nuclear plant, Fukushima covers a 50 mile radius with the possibility of lower levels of radiation covering farther distances.

Rolling power outages are still happening within the Tokyo Metropolitan area, as well as areas in northeast Japan affected by the earthquake and tsunami. The US Department of State reminds citizens that there is a high chance of large aftershocks following for weeks after the massive earthquake. With strong aftershocks likely to follow, comes the risk of more tsunamis.

In a Reuters report, France, US, and South Korea have all urged…