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Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths

Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country’s Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier ...

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths

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Dominican Republic minister promotes safety measures after tourist deaths, insists island is safe The Dominican minister of tourism touted new safety measures that been put in place after the public relations nightmare that erupted over the summer following the deaths of at least 9 American tourists at hotels in the Caribbean destination....
2019-09-13 20:30

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at resorts in the Caribbean tourist destination....
2019-06-19 03:01

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
2019-06-19 01:00

US-to-Dominican Republic flight bookings rebounding after tourist deaths, report says Flight bookings from the U.S. to the Dominican Republic have started rebounding after a spate of tourist deaths between late May and late June.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

Fearless Girl Scouts still heading to Dominican Republic despite tourist deaths A group of Girl Scouts is heading down to the Dominican Republic, telling their local TV station that they’ve been waiting “months” to take the trip — and couldn’t care less about the nine tourists who’ve died ther...
2019-06-19 11:30

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey conducted by Consumer Reports found that 78 percent of respondents were concerned about US tourists dyin...
2019-07-17 00:30

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.       ...
2019-07-19 01:15

Dominican Republic minister slams media for aggressive coverage of tourist deaths The head of tourism in the Dominican Republic took aim at the media for the “bombardment” of coverage of the disturbing spate of American deaths there this year. Speaking at an event in New York Thursday, Tourism Minister Francisco Javier...
2019-09-13 15:00

In response to tourist deaths, Dominican Republic introduces tourism security committee On Thursday, the Dominican Republic minister of tourism discussed the country's commitment to tourist safety in the wake of reported deaths.       ...
2019-09-13 11:15

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic – heading to the island nation to soak up some sun. “Welcome, Bill Clin...
2019-07-19 05:30

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
2019-06-27 18:45

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.       ...
2019-06-11 04:45

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation over the last year....
2019-06-22 02:30

Third US tourist died at same hotel in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say a vacationing Pennsylvania psychotherapist died at the same hotel where a pair of U.S. tourists were found dead five days later....
2019-06-05 19:15

Tourist returns from nightmare Dominican Republic trip: ‘Just don’t go’ A Florida man who fell sick with a mystery illness during a Dominican Republic vacation is warning other travelers to avoid the country altogether, according to reports. “Don’t go,” said Jerry Martin, who went with his wife to Caribe Club Princess B...
2019-06-12 20:30

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ninth American tourist to die on the island nation in recent months....
2019-06-19 03:01

Georgia man is 11th Dominican Republic tourist to die in a year The death of a Georgia man has been confirmed by the US State Department, making him the 11th American tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic over the past year. Tracy Jerome Jester Jr., 31, of Forsyth, died on March 17 — as a result o...
2019-07-15 19:30

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
2019-07-18 17:30

Dominican Republic deaths: What is going on At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
2019-06-20 18:15

Another American tourist dies while staying at Dominican Republic resort _____ The son of a New York City woman who died celebrating her birthday amid a spate of reported illnesses and deaths in the Dominican Republic is blaming the Caribbean country for her death. Leyla Cox, 53, an MRI technician from Staten Island, was ...
2019-06-15 22:30

New Jersey man becomes latest American tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort NBC News- A New Jersey man died last week while staying at a resort in the Dominican Republic, becoming at least the ninth American tourist to die under mysterious circumstances while visiting the small Caribbean country. Joseph Allen, 55, was found ...
2019-06-18 13:45

Tourist death count at Dominican Republic resorts rises Another American tourist died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic — bring the recent spate of mysterious deaths to six and prompting an investigation by the FBI, according to a new report. Robert Bell Wallace, 67, of California, died af...
2019-06-10 14:15

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
2019-06-18 12:15

Family reveals another tourist’s mystery death in Dominican Republic The sudden death of yet another American tourist at a resort in the Dominican Republic is being called into question, some five months after he died. Jerry Curran, 78, passed away on Jan. 26, three days after arriving in the country with his wife Jan...
2019-06-14 15:30

Deaths of Children in Hot Cars Spur Push for New Safety Measures More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocates and lawmakers say the effort isn’t enough to respond to the recent rise in car-seat fatalities....
2019-08-06 21:30

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing....
2019-06-13 18:15

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort last month, according to a new report. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, told ABC 7 that she w...
2019-07-10 15:45

Dominican Republic mystery deepens after third US tourist dies of respiratory failure A Pennsylvania tourist collapsed and died in the same Dominican Republic hotel where an engaged couple from Maryland was found dead five days later — and from the very same condition, according to alarming reports. Psychotherapist Miranda Schau...
2019-06-05 14:00

Dominican Republic tourist blames ‘soapy’ mojitos for orange diarrhea A British woman says a resort in the Dominican Republic served her “soapy” mojitos, leaving her bedridden with orange diarrhea, according to a report. Karin Kidd said she came down with a mystery illness at the Luxury Bahia Principe Resor...
2019-07-22 20:45

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s asked the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms ...
2019-06-30 10:30

Dominican Republic invites ATF to help with tourist death probe in letter to Chuck Schumer The Dominican Republic has formally invited the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to help lead the probe into the troubling spate of tourist deaths there. José Tomás Pérez, the country’s ambassador to the US, wrote to Sen. Chu...
2019-07-03 20:15

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria aga...
2019-06-20 09:45

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, not a mystery...
2019-06-22 02:15

Dominican Republic resort deaths mystery: timeline The Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers, is in the spotlight for reasons no country heavily dependent on tourism ever wants to be associated with – a rash of deaths of seemingly healthy people who succumb...
2019-06-14 01:30

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives...
2019-06-30 09:15

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
2019-06-24 04:15

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell ill last week — and an Arizona man who had “something green” foaming from his mout...
2019-06-18 08:45

NJ man who died in February ‘eerily’ similar to Dominican Republic deaths A vacationing New Jersey man died in the Dominican Republic after he was discovered in his hotel room incapacitated — and his family says his case was “eerily” similar to other recent tourist deaths on the island. Richard Johnson, 8...
2019-07-25 01:30

Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there’s ‘nothing to hide’ about recent deaths The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there was nothing unusual about the recent deaths of eight American tourists. All of them died of natural causes, Francisco Javier García told reporters Friday. “We want the truth to prevail,” Garc...
2019-06-22 22:30

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans visit the Caribbean nation annually, but nine US tourists have died there in the last year....
2019-06-22 17:15

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
2019-06-21 03:45

Inside the reports of deaths, sickness that have consumed Dominican Republic There’s fear surrounding the Dominican Republic these days. In just the past few months, the beach oasis has been battered by a steady stream of disturbing reports about tourist deaths, sudden illness and violent assaults. At least 36 Americans...
2019-07-24 14:30

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to determine what caused the deaths of over 10 Americans who vacationed to the Domin...
2019-06-30 17:30

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there, travel agents told The Post Friday. Several clients — including a couple with a destination w...
2019-06-14 21:30

Dominican Republic deaths at resorts appear unrelated, authorities say after autopsies Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.        ...
2019-06-07 15:30

Toxicologist says a colorless, odorless 'intoxicant' could be cause of Dominican Republic deaths A toxicologist has theorized that the shocking number of sudden deaths stemming from visits to results in the Dominican Republic could be the result of toxic exposure....
2019-06-22 02:30

Dominican-American Congressman Says He’s ‘Concerned’ After Deaths, but They Shouldn’t Stop Tourist Visits The first Dominican-American to serve in Congress says there’s no reason to fear visiting the Dominican Republic, but he’s planning to visit the Caribbean nation next month to get answers following the deaths of nine American tourists thi...
2019-06-21 11:15

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
2019-06-03 23:30

Hard Rock resort owner blames Dominican Republic deaths on ‘different water’ The chairman of the Hard Rock resort chain is now claiming that “different water” may have accounted for the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists in the Dominican Republic, including two who died at his hotel. “The reality is that when people travel abro...
2019-06-30 17:30

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there.       ...
2019-07-04 21:30

Dominican officials plead for patience as FBI, health specialists descend on Caribbean to probe tourist deaths Dominican government tourism officials sought to reassure U.S. tourists Wednesday in a lengthy statement that stressed that U.S. federal agents and health specialists have taken an active role in investigating the rash of deaths of Americans vacation...
2019-06-13 07:15

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
2019-06-20 00:15

Gun Safety Measures Have Momentum Right Now. That May Change Before Congress Comes Back The pattern is now all too familiar. A mass shooting prompts calls for stricter gun safety measures. Gun safety advocates demand action, while gun owners raise alarms. Politicians make promises they know are far more difficult than they let on. Inten...
2019-08-12 23:15

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM The United Arab Emirates' General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region, Emirates News Agency (WAM) said....
2019-06-22 10:15

Dominican authorities say tourist died of heart attack Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania psychotherapist and an American couple five days later at the same resort appear to be unrelated incidents...
2019-06-07 00:30

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctors expect a full recovery, he said....
2019-06-10 11:45

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US authorities to investigate his death amid the slew of Americans dying in the country. Manuel Nuñez, 28, o...
2019-06-14 20:30

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
2019-06-03 19:45

Mom who survived brutal Dominican Republic attack blames herself A Delaware mom who claims she was savagely beaten while vacationing in the Dominican Republic says she blames herself for the attack that nearly killed her. Tammy Lawrence-Daley is still reeling from the alleged January assault, which left her with a...
2019-05-31 18:15

Detroit man lands in ICU after not canceling Dominican Republic trip A Detroit man says he fell critically ill during a Dominican Republic vacation — after he decided against canceling his stay in the wake of recent tourist deaths on the island. Alejandro “AJ” Jones wound up in intensive care after getting...
2019-07-10 04:30

Reports: David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic The father of David Ortiz says the former Boston Red Sox slugger has been shot and wounded in his native Dominican Republic       ...
2019-06-10 05:30

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in his native Dominican Republic       ...
2019-06-10 09:45

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
2019-06-10 23:00

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
2019-06-06 03:30

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.       ...
2019-06-27 18:45

A 10th American has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a US State Department official, making him the 10th American tourist to have died during or after their stay in the Caribbean nation....
2019-06-24 09:45

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked a short distance, with help, while recovering from his second surgery at Massachusetts General Hospit...
2019-06-12 03:45

Another American dies from cosmetic surgery in Dominican Republic A Westchester mom died while getting a tummy tuck at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic — just weeks after an Alabama teacher passed away while undergoing surgery at the same facility, according to local reports Tuesday. Alexandra Medin...
2019-07-09 19:30

The Latest: Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic on air ambulance Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has left the Dominican Republic aboard an air ambulance en route to Boston after the retired player affectionately known as Big Papi was shot by an attacker at a bar in his native country      ...
2019-06-11 01:45

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming symptom...
2019-06-22 13:15

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.       ...
2019-06-10 16:15

Two more Americans reported dead after Dominican Republic vacations Two more Americans — a man from Kansas and a woman from Pennsylvania — died during vacations in the Dominican Republic, amid a recent spate of tourist deaths in the country, according to a new report. The families of Chris Palmer — a 41-year-old Army...
2019-06-21 22:00

Millionaire John McAfee arrested in Dominican Republic Authorities in the Dominican Republic say millionaire John McAfee has been arrested aboard a yacht carrying high-caliber weapons, ammunition and military-style gear...
2019-07-25 02:15

Refunds for US-to-Dominican Republic plane tickets up 127 percent The number of refunds for plane tickets from the US to the Dominican Republic skyrocketed 127 percent so far this year, compared to the same period last year, amid the recent string of tourist deaths and illnesses in the embattled country, according ...
2019-07-02 21:15

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Major League Baseball star David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, reports said. The retired Boston Red Sox slugger was taken to a local hospital in Santo Domingo. His condition is unclear. “They call...
2019-06-10 05:45

Yoga teacher dragged out to sea is latest to die in Dominican Republic A 42-year-old yoga teacher from Pennsylvania died this week when she was swept out to sea in the Dominican Republic — the eighth American tourist death reported in the country in recent weeks. Surely Miller’s body was recovered by a local fishe...
2019-06-13 20:45

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, reports say Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
2019-06-18 16:00

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says Joseph Allen died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort, or after becoming ill at one, over the past 13 months....
2019-06-19 01:00

Dominican officials blame tourist’s death on ‘shock’ of seeing fiancé dead Dominican Republic health officials say the Maryland woman found dead last month with her fiancé in a hotel room likely died from the “shock” of seeing her partner dead. Ministry of Public Health spokesman Carlos Suero insisted that the C...
2019-06-21 04:15

Dominican officials allegedly pressured tourist’s widow to cremate his body A Maryland woman claims officials in the Dominican Republic repeatedly urged her to cremate her husband following his sudden death at a resort. David Harrison died in July 2018 during a trip to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana with his wife...
2019-06-18 15:45

US tourist beaten during Dominican vacation accuses resort of victim blaming A Dominican Republic resort has been accused of attempting to blame the victim by a lawyer for a Delaware woman who says she was brutally attacked there in January, according to reports....
2019-06-09 09:00

Man whose family fell ill at Dominican Republic resort: 'Think twice, think hard' about traveling there A man whose family fell ill on a recent vacation to the Dominican Republic told "Fox & Friends" Thursday that he would advise people to "think hard" about whether to travel to the Caribbean nation. ...
2019-06-20 23:15

Brother of Barbara Corcoran died in Dominican Republic hotel The brother of real estate maven Barbara Corcoran was found dead in his Dominican Republic hotel room under the same mysterious circumstances as a number of other US tourists, the “Shark Tank” star has revealed. Corcoran, 70, told TMZ on ...
2019-06-12 23:00

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The former Red Sox slugger appears to be unconscious — with a medical tube up his no...
2019-06-11 03:15

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
2019-07-17 04:45

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wounded in a shooting there. “I like to go to my country, and I know that people love you and take care...
2019-06-10 22:15

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
2019-06-10 21:45

Video captures David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic bar Chilling video shows the moment David Ortiz is shot at a Dominican Republic bar, leaving the baseball star slumped on the ground as other patrons flee in terror. The former Boston Red Sox slugger can be seen at an outside table with another man on Su...
2019-06-10 16:30

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic and was recovering in a hospital in Santo Domingo on Monday, the Red Sox said in a statement....
2019-06-10 15:45

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 million, according to a new report. Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, is suing Majestic Resort...
2019-07-18 18:45

Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities say former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said. Domini...
2019-06-10 11:00

PA man alleges he was ambushed at same Dominican Republic resort as Delaware woman A Pennsylvania man raised allegations earlier this week that he was ambushed while on vacation at the same Dominican Republic resort when a Delaware woman claimed she was attacked and beaten by a hotel employee....
2019-06-23 00:45

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closed after mom’s savage ‘beatdown’ The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mother said she was savagely beaten and left for dead has temporarily shuttered — because fewer and fewer tourists want to stay there. Majestic Resorts said it has lost thousands of customers since repor...
2019-08-15 06:15

Dozens of 'Parrotheads' reportedly sickened during trip to Dominican Republic Dozens of Jimmy Buffett fans claim they were sickened while visiting the Dominican Republic in April, and while some allegedly tested positive for salmonella, the rest remain stumped by their symptoms....
2019-06-17 22:30

Jimmy Buffett fan group became seriously ill while staying at Dominican Republic hotel A group of Jimmy Buffett fans from Oklahoma say they became seriously ill while staying at a hotel in the Dominican Republic in April.       ...
2019-06-17 20:45

Mom assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of victim blaming The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused hotel honchos of victim-blaming when they questioned parts of her story this week. “[We] feel confident that viewers and the public can see that the hotel’...
2019-06-09 14:30

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
2019-06-08 02:45

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican National Police....
2019-06-10 07:30

Mom recounts savage beating during vacation at Dominican Republic resort A Delaware mother’s Dominican Republic getaway with her husband and best friends turned into a hellish nightmare when she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour-long “savage attack” at a resort and left for dead, the woman claimed. Tammy Lawrenc...
2019-05-30 21:15

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
2019-06-08 06:30

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a recent spate of mysterious deaths and illnesses in the country. The airline announced flight changes...
2019-06-27 23:00

David Ortiz shares first photo of himself since being shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz posted on Instagram the first photo of himself since being shot in the Dominican Republic in June.       ...
2019-08-27 11:15

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pictures from her room balcony last Saturday when she......
2019-06-06 04:30

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline's flight tracker....
2019-07-15 00:00

FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resort: report The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if hotel booze is, in fact, to blame for the country’s recent string of tourist deaths. Ministry of ...
2019-06-20 06:00

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media reports. ...
2019-06-29 05:45

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 02:45

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double whammy of a public relations nightmare — the mysterious deaths of tourists and the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a repor...
2019-06-12 20:30

Families plan own autopsies for couple who died in Dominican Republic The bodies of Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day — the Maryland couple found dead in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic — have been flown back to the US, as their families prepare to have autopsies performed. Relatives are hashing out funeral p...
2019-06-13 15:45

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according to prosecutors, he wasn't the intended target....
2019-06-20 11:15

Queens mom latest fatality reported at Dominican Republic resort A “vibrant” Queens mom of four is the latest fatality to be reported at a Dominican Republic resort — where she died within hours of coming down with a mystery stomach illness. Donette Edge Cannon, 38, visited the embattled tourist destin...
2019-06-21 22:00

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox, of New Brighton, died on June 10, just one day after celebrating her 53rd birthday, her distraught ...
2019-06-14 12:30

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, according to a statement released Thursday, ahead of the Caribbean nation's 2020 election....
2019-07-12 06:30

Bodies of Maryland couple who died at Dominican Republic resort returned to US Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic on May 30.       ...
2019-06-12 17:45

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertai...
2019-06-10 08:30

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
2019-06-28 20:30

Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room A Maryland couple has been found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, which the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory about in April....
2019-06-02 18:15

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive.       ...
2019-06-18 16:15

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S. State Department....
2019-06-06 10:15

Reports: David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic, in stable condition Former Boston Red Sox great hospitalized but in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday, according to media reports.       ...
2019-06-10 05:30

A woman says she was brutally attacked and left for dead at a Dominican Republic resort Google Maps Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, Delaware, claimed in a Facebook post that she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour attack at a Dominican Republic resort in January. She said the incident happened while she was vacationing...
2019-05-31 00:45

Maryland couple found dead in their Dominican republic hotel room Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were found dead in their hotel room by hotel staff in the Dominican Republic.        ...
2019-06-03 16:45

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz....
2019-06-13 01:45

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered serious internal injuries after he was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, according to authorities. Ortiz, 43, was at the Dial Bar and Lounge in the eastern part of Santo Dom...
2019-06-11 19:15

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed fur...
2019-06-18 08:45

Dominican Republic hotel says Delaware woman requested $2.2M before going public with attack The hotel where a Delaware woman claims she was beaten released a statement about the attack and ensuing investigation.        ...
2019-06-06 17:01

Maryland couple found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found unresponsive in their hotel room after missing their scheduled checkout time on Thursday.        ...
2019-06-03 08:30

Georgia mom suspects son’s death is linked to recent Dominican Republic fatalities A Georgia mom is raising questions after her son mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic earlier this year — and she believes there’s a connection to the recent spate of US tourist fatalities in the Caribbean nation, according to a new repo...
2019-07-11 17:30

An American is attacked in the Dominican Republic. A resort says police question her story. Tammy Lawrence-Daley says an employee beat and strangled her. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana claims Dominican police say there are "weak spots and unanswered questions."...
2019-06-07 00:30

Brother of New Jersey man who was found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room: 'Something is off there' The brother of a New Jersey man who was found dead last week in his resort hotel room in the Dominican Republic spoke out Wednesday on "Fox & Friends," cautioning Americans to reconsider their vacation plans in the Caribbean nation. ...
2019-06-19 19:30

Son of woman who died in Dominican Republic slams nation's 'disgraceful' response The Dominican government's "disgraceful" response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something's not right with their account, according to the son of one woman who died....
2019-06-22 05:00

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic concert 'in an abundance of caution' Rick Springfield has canceled his upcoming concert in the Dominican Republic "in an abundance of caution" and "well-being" for his fans, band and crew. ...
2019-07-02 06:00

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned to pay the hitmen who shot Ortiz at the Dial Bar and Lounge on June 9. Court documents obtained by th...
2019-06-19 01:45

Cause of death revealed for couple found in Dominican Republic hotel room The engaged Maryland couple whose bodies were found in a hotel room in the Dominican Republic died of respiratory failure, according to a report. Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were set to head home Thursday, the day they were discove...
2019-06-04 20:30

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the attack — and are lying about it now....
2019-06-02 01:30

Bodies of Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic returned to US The bodies of a Maryland couple who died in the Dominican Republic while on vacation on May 30 have been brought back to the United States, according to their family lawyer, Steven Bullock....
2019-06-12 01:45

Couple vacationing in Dominican Republic found dead in hotel room Months after a Delaware mom said she survived a savage beating while on vacation in the Dominican Republic, an engaged Maryland couple was found dead inside their hotel room in that country, according to new reports. Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia...
2019-06-02 01:30

Long Island dentist working again after he was paralyzed by Dominican Republic wave A Long Island dentist is back at work — though not filling cavities just yet — months after he was paralyzed by a monster 8-foot wave that slammed into him during a “mancation” in the Dominican Republic. John Brofsky, 62, was on his 13th annual trip ...
2019-08-03 01:30

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.       ...
2019-08-14 12:15

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
2019-06-18 16:45

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stay...
2019-06-13 20:45

Son of tourist who died Monday at Dominican resort says he's being pressured to allow cremating or embalming before body's return to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana says Dominican authorities are resisting performing toxicology tests and are pressuring him to have her body cremated or embalmed before ...
2019-06-15 01:30

Son of tourist who died at luxury resort awaits Dominican AG's approval to get mother's blood sample to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana on June 10 says the U.S. Embassy and his congressional representatives have helped pave the way for a sample of his mother's blood to be ...
2019-06-18 23:45

Dominican resort claims US tourist went public with assault allegation after it refused her demand for $2.2 million A popular luxury resort in the Dominican Republic says that a U.S. tourist who recently alleged that she was assaulted there in January went public after they refused her demand for $2.2 million....
2019-06-05 22:15

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading to nonstop vomiting episodes, countless hospital stays and the loss of her job. For more than three ye...
2019-07-03 01:30

Colorado man visiting Dominican Republic dies, relatives say their questions to authorities going unanswered The family of a Denver man who was visiting the Dominican Republic with his daughter says he has died in a local hospital after he became critically ill this week....
2019-06-28 00:15

David Ortiz shares first photos since Dominican Republic shooting, looking into attack independently Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz posted the first photos of himself on social media since he was wounded in a shooting at a Dominican Republic bar more than two months ago....
2019-08-27 03:30

Delaware woman recounts attack at Dominican Republic resort in viral post Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was brutally beaten while on a vacation to the Dominican Republic in January.        ...
2019-06-01 01:15

Ex-Mets Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo released from prison in Dominican Republic Former Mets stars Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo were released from jail on Thursday after a judge ruled that there was insufficient evidence to link them to drug kingpin Cesar Emilio Peralta. Dotel, 45, and Castillo, 43, were charged last week with...
2019-08-30 04:45

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in the Dominican Republic, investigators said....
2019-06-11 05:30

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the country might draw renewed interest in his case. Since he vanished without a trace, Darryl Fornatora’...
2019-06-14 16:45

David Ortiz wasn't intended target of Dominican Republic shooting, police say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting earlier this month in his native Dominican Republic, officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 08:00

American dies in Dominican Republic after botched liposuction performed by unlicensed gynecologist A New York man had died while under the knife for liposuction by a doctor in the Dominican Republic who has had at least three other patients die while in surgery....
2019-06-15 01:30

Oklahoma Jimmy Buffett fans mysteriously fall ill while vacationing in Dominican Republic A group of Jimmy Buffett-diehards from Oklahoma were sick as hell in paradise — the latest in an ever-growing list of tourists to be sickened during a jaunt to the Dominican Republic, a report said. Dana Flowers, a travel agent who vacationed to Punt...
2019-06-15 19:30

Delaware woman who says she was brutally beaten in the Dominican Republic sues resort for $3 million The Delaware woman who claims she was beaten unconscious in the Dominican Republic has sued the resort for $3 million.       ...
2019-07-18 16:30

Manchester United star Marcos Rojo flees Dominican Republic hotel Manchester United star Marcos Rojo packed his bags and fled a Dominican Republic vacation after reports revealed his hotel was where a California tourist mysteriously died. The 29-year-old Argentinian soccer player checked in with his family to the H...
2019-06-12 15:30

Retired MLB star David Ortiz recounts being shot in Dominican Republic: 'I want to find out who did this' Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz gave his first English-language interview since he survived a near-fatal shooting at a bar in his native Dominican Republic in June....
2019-09-15 11:00

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, family and State Department confirm Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.       ...
2019-06-18 21:30

Oklahoma high school graduates fall ill during Dominican Republic trip, parent says A graduation trip to the Dominican Republic for a group of Oklahoma teens took a turn earlier this month when part of the group became mysteriously ill during their stay in the Caribbean nation, where at least nine Americans have died while vacationi...
2019-06-18 16:15

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

Authorities eyeing bootleg liquor as potential cause of DR tourist deaths Cops are investigating whether at least seven tourists who mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic were poisoned by counterfeit booze, The Post has learned. Officials want to know who supplied the alcoholic beverages the victims drank in the minu...
2019-06-14 04:30

Missing teens now suspects in deaths of tourist couple in Canada Two Canadian teens who were previously feared missing now are the suspects in the brutal killing of an American woman and an Australian man, as well as a third unidentified person, according to a report. Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, wer...
2019-07-24 00:45

Dominican tourism official vows 'disciplinary action' if U.S. tourist death probe finds negligence The Dominican Republic's tourism minister said on Friday that if the investigation into the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists finds wrongdoing or negligence, those responsible will face "disciplinary measures to fit their actions."...
2019-06-22 02:30

Report: Octavio Dotel And Luis Castillo Arrested In Narcotics Sting In Dominican Republic Who is ready for a particularly grim session of Let’s Remember Some Guys? Because according to reports coming out of the Dominican Republic, former MLB players Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo have been arrested in what authorities have described as “...
2019-08-21 05:30

Canadian woman who says she fell critically ill on Dominican Republic vacation says doctor flagged possible poisoning A Canadian woman who stayed at a Bahia Principe resort in the Dominican Republic in 2016 alleges that she fell critically ill after being exposed to a strong chemical odor in her room and that she's been battling a multitude of health problems since ...
2019-06-28 00:15

Georgia man confirmed dead in Dominican Republic only the latest case in string of American fatalities there The State Department on Sunday confirmed another American fatality in the Dominican Republic, a tourist who died of "respiratory illness" in March -- and who is the 11th American to die in the Caribbean country this year....
2019-07-15 21:30

David Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, thanks friend for 'heroism' after husband shot at Dominican Republic bar David Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, thanked a friend Thursday who helped save her husband’s life after he was shot and wounded at a Dominican Republic bar over the weekend....
2019-06-14 17:45

Octavio Dotel, Luis Castillo cleared in Dominican Republic drug trafficking case Former Major League Baseball stars Octavio Dotel and Luis Castillo were reportedly cleared in a Dominican Republic drug case after a judge ruled there was no evidence linking the pair to the case....
2019-08-31 08:30

New York woman says she was drugged, raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort: report A New York woman was allegedly raped and thrown from the second-story balcony while vacationing in the Dominican Republic last month, according to a report....
2019-07-10 12:00

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
2019-06-23 00:45

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican Republic Sunday evening. Enrique Rojas of ESPN reportedly heard directly from Ortiz’s father that Or...
2019-06-10 12:30

Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is suing the resort company for $3 million....
2019-07-19 00:15

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel.        ...
2019-06-05 16:15

Kansas man, Pennsylvania woman died suddenly in Dominican Republic, bringing US citizen death total to 11 The families of two U.S. citizens have come forward to Fox News to report that they died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They have been identified as Chris Palmer, a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died April 18, 2018, and Ba...
2019-06-21 00:30

Tropical Storm Dorian strengthens, may threaten Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic as minimal hurricane The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathered strength Monday while approaching the islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, as forecasters warn Tropical Storm Dorian could impact Puerto Rico and its neighbors later this week....
2019-08-27 08:45

California man died in April at Dominican Republic resort after drink from hotel room minibar, family says A fourth U.S. tourist died after he fell critically and suddenly ill at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic about a month before three others died in their rooms, Fox News has learned....
2019-06-10 03:00

Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was result of mistaken identity. The post Dominican Republic lead prosecutor says shooting of ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz w...
2019-06-20 00:15

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting       ...
2019-06-11 00:15

Colorado couple files suit alleging chemicals at Dominican Republic resort made them critically ill A Colorado couple has filed a lawsuit in the Dominican Republic against the hotel chain where at least four American tourists have died in the past year, alleging that they fell ill because of pesticides while staying at one of the chain's properties...
2019-06-07 00:30

Family and friends of woman who died in Dominican Republic claim authorities are lying about past 'several heart attacks' On Monday, Dominican Republic Public Health Minister Rafael Sanchez Cardenas said at a press conference that Leyla Cox, a New York hospital MRI technician who died suddenly on June 10 in her room at the Excellence resort, had an enlarged heart, high ...
2019-06-19 19:30

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.        ...
2019-06-06 10:45

Brother of 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room Jonathan Corcoran, a retired New Jersey businessman and brother of ABC-TV "Shark Tank" judge Barbara Corcoran, was found dead in April in a Dominican Republic hotel room....
2019-06-13 01:15

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or pet in without even realizing it. Since April, there have been 9 children who have died in hot cars ...
2019-05-26 10:00

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso at near point-blank range....
2019-06-12 18:45

Dominican tourism minister says autopsy results will reveal causes of deaths, insists island is safe The minister of tourism in the Dominican Republic insisted that the Caribbean island, which welcomed more than 6.5 million visitors from around the world last year, is safe to travel amid a rash of deaths of American tourists at luxury hotels and res...
2019-06-20 23:15

Cyclists and pedestrians, beware: Why deaths shot up, even as car safety improves for drivers Cyclist Milt Olin likely never saw the car that killed him. That nightmare haunts anyone who bikes or runs on roads. And the carnage is getting worse.       ...
2019-07-02 19:15

Rushed fall harvest could cause farmer injuries, deaths, safety experts say High financial stress and subpar harvest conditions this fall could lead to more injuries and deaths among farmers in the coming months, farm safety experts warn....
2019-09-04 10:45

Cyclists and pedestrians, beware: Deaths shot up even as car safety improves for drivers Cyclist Milt Olin probably never saw the car that killed him. That nightmare haunts anyone who bikes or runs on roads. And the carnage is getting worse.       ...
2019-07-02 21:45

'I knew I was done': Woman recounts vicious attack at Dominican Republic resort Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was beaten for hours and left for dead while vacationing at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.        ...
2019-06-03 23:30

'The Bachelor' star Melissa Rycroft falls ill after family trip to the Dominican Republic Reality TV star Melissa Rycroft is the latest person to fall ill in the Dominican Republic after a trip to Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana.       ...
2019-06-19 21:00

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others.       ...
2019-06-15 10:15

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
2019-07-11 19:45

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain about questionable safety practices, their union sa...
2019-07-10 04:30

USA Gymnastics releases new Safe Sport policy, signals 'next step' to athlete safety USA Gymnastics’ new policy now defines other kinds of misconduct or abuse, including emotional and physical abuse, bullying and hazing.       ...
2019-06-20 03:15

‘My Safety and Your Safety First.’ Cardi B Postpones Indianapolis Concert After Receiving Threat (INDIANAPOLIS) — Rapper Cardi B postponed an Indianapolis concert following what police described as an unverified threat to the Grammy-winning artist. A post on her Twitter account offered an apology to fans about Tuesday’s planned show ...
2019-07-31 21:15

Safety fair to kick off Monsoon Safety Awareness Week TUCSON – Join us Monday at the Monsoon Safety Fair. June 9 to 14 is Monsoon Safety Week, and the National Weather Center Service will present safety information and exhibits to reduce the damage during the monsoon. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 ...
2019-06-08 06:15

Urban overdose deaths overtake rural deaths for first time in years Drug overdose deaths in urban counties surpassed those in rural counties in 2016 and continued through 2017, according to a report from the National Center for Health Statistics....
2019-08-02 16:45

4 Your Health: Cancer deaths down, heart disease deaths rise Fewer people are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. Fewer middle-aged adults are dying from cancer but deaths from heart disease are on the rise. That’s according to the latest data from the Centers For Disease Con...
2019-05-22 21:00

World Food Safety Day: 5 Tips To Ensure Food Safety At Home The UN is observing World Food Safety Day 2019 on June 7th in order to shine a light on the issues of producing, storing, handling and consuming food and how these processes affect the safety of the......
2019-06-07 21:15

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans exa...
2019-06-15 05:30

U.S. House panel to cut recess short to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-17 12:15

President Trump Is Right: The Euro Is Too Cheap, According to Most Measures U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter missive on financial markets holds water for some currency watchers. Trump said Tuesday that the euro is “devalued” against the dollar, “putting the U.S. at a big disadvantage.&rdqu...
2019-06-12 01:30

Trump: Lawmakers are interested in gun control measures Will Congress act? President Trump claims he can coalesce reluctant Republicans around passing gun control measures. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
2019-08-11 12:00

China announces measures to help boost consumption China's State Council said on Tuesday it is considering relaxing and removing restrictions on auto purchases as part of a broad move to boost consumption....
2019-08-28 05:45

Judiciary Committee to cut recess short to take up gun measures The House Judiciary Committee will return to Capitol Hill early next month to advance three gun control bills, the first concrete action by lawmakers to confront rising alarm about gun violence in the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Day...
2019-08-18 06:00

House panel to return September 4 to consider gun measures The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday it will cut short its summer recess and meet on Sept. 4 to consider new gun control legislation in response to back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-16 19:15

New measures announced to protect North Atlantic right whales The new measures will include increased aerial surveillance to try to spot the whales in the gulf and extending speed limits for ships east of the current speed-restriction zone....
2019-07-09 10:30

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle...
2019-06-27 19:15

AFL 'devastated' that fans feel intimidated by security measures League CEO denies a crackdown on crowd behaviour‘I want our supporters to feel safe,’ says Gil McLachlan AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says he is devastated that some fans feel uncomfortable amid a perceived security crackdown at venues. McLac...
2019-06-18 11:30

Bundesliga: New measures to treat head injuries and concussion As football gets quicker and more physical, the danger of serious head injury increases. This season, new neuropsychological screenings will be mandatory for all Bundesliga players. But is it enough?...
2019-08-08 21:00

Landlords furious with plan to pass pro-tenant measures The law covering nearly 1 million New York City rent-stabilized tenants expires on June 15 — and the Democratic-run state Legislature is vowing to make sweeping changes that would limit landlords’ ability to hike rents or remove apartments from gover...
2019-06-06 04:45

Government Blinks, Announces Measures To Help Auto Sector Relenting to some of the automobile industry's demands, the Finance Minister has announced some sops to revive the automobile industry that has been caught in an unprecedented slowdown. The key demand......
2019-08-23 22:45

Nirmala Sitharaman On New Measures To Boost Economy: Highlights The government has announced a Rs 10,000-crore special window to provide last-mile funding for completion of ongoing housing projects which are not NPAs or facing bankruptcy proceedings under NCLT....
2019-09-14 15:00

Most Germans support drastic climate change measures As climate change concerns grow, a new survey has found most Germans support raising flight prices and other measures to protect the planet. The Greens are currently polling on par with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-02 01:15

Mexico says migration reduction measures to be reviewed after 45 days Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday that measures agreed with the United States last week to stem the flow of U.S.-bound migrants entering Mexico from Central America will be evaluated after 45 days....
2019-06-10 16:45

The Latest: Mexican leader warns against ‘coercive measures’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s announcement on new tariffs for Mexican imports in response to heavy flow of migrants (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says his foreign relation...
2019-05-31 06:30

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
2019-06-12 08:45

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses....
2019-06-05 22:15

Pence seeks 'tangible measures' from Mexico on migrant crisis Ahead of high-stakes White House talks with Mexico on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was looking for a comprehensive suite of proposals from visiting officials about stopping the surge of migrants from Central America, a White House offici...
2019-06-05 22:15

Parkland Survivors Propose Ambitious Gun Control Measures. What Is in Their Plan? The March for Our Lives group unveiled a plan that would ban assault weapons, raise the minimum age for buying firearms and other measures that have faced strong opposition from the gun lobby....
2019-08-21 17:30

Study measures how fast humans react to road hazards Imagine you’re sitting in the driver’s seat of an autonomous car, cruising along a highway and staring down at your smartphone. Suddenly, the car detects a moose charging out of the woods and alerts you to take the wheel. Once you look back at the ro...
2019-08-07 21:30

China's new measures to spur car sales fall short of expectations China announced a series of measures on Thursday to revive slumping car sales, but failed to meet market expectations as it included no plans to relax controls over the issuance of new licenses for traditional-fuel cars in major cities....
2019-06-06 15:30

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
2019-07-19 11:45

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty....
2019-06-16 14:45

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world was experiencing a climate emergency....
2019-09-01 19:00

G7 advisers discuss 'concrete measures' on Amazon fires: France Advisers to G7 leaders are discussing concrete measures to be decided on during the Group of Seven industrialized countries' summit this weekend in France, a French diplomatic source said on Friday....
2019-08-23 21:15

Iran says its measures to reduce commitment to nuclear deal 'reversible' All measures taken by Iran to scale back its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal were "reversible" if the European signatories of the pact fulfilled their obligations, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Sunday....
2019-07-07 13:30

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other parties to the deal and may set up a joint commission to look into the issue....
2019-07-07 18:30

Protests meet lifting of Madrid’s anti-pollution measures MADRID (AP) — Protesters have disrupted traffic in downtown Madrid where the new conservative city council is scrapping bans and fines for polluting vehicles. Activists with banners sat down in the street during the morning rush-hour Monday around th...
2019-07-01 15:15

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 09:45

China softens stance on trade after saying it has to take counter-measures to US tariffs "We hope the U.S. side will meet China half-way, and implement the consensus reached by the two leaders during their meeting in Osaka," China's spokesperson at the foreign ministry Hua Chunying said....
2019-08-16 14:15

Antonio Brown took absurd measures to force Raiders release Antonio Brown went to desperate lengths to get out of Oakland. The mercurial wide receiver wanted to get released by the Raiders so badly that he reached out to social media consultants for advice on how to speed up the process, according to ESPN, wh...
2019-09-09 04:30

Senate Democrats ask Trump to shift wall money to gun measures Two senior Senate Democrats on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to withdraw his $5 billion request for border wall funding and use the money on initiatives to combat gun violence in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio...
2019-08-15 00:45

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 13:15

Trump condemns white supremacy, vague on gun measures after U.S. shootings President Donald Trump on Monday proposed tighter monitoring of the internet, mental health reform and wider use of the death penalty in response to two mass shootings over the weekend that left 32 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-06 05:15

Banks to include CO2 emission measures in shipping loan decisions A group of leading banks will for the first time include efforts to cut carbon dioxide emissions in their decision making when providing shipping company loans, executives said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 03:15

Notre Dame cleanup resumes with anti-contamination measures Workers are gradually returning to Notre Dame Cathedral to clear out hazardous debris and consolidate the fire-damaged medieval monument, after a month-long delay prompted by fears of lead contamination...
2019-08-19 12:30

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
2019-06-13 04:45

Runners complain Spain's running of the bulls has become lackluster over protective measures At least seven people have been hospitalized and 67 more were tended to by medics during the first five bull runs of this year’s San Fermin festival in Spain but, despite this, some veteran runners are complaining that the tradition is growing increa...
2019-07-11 23:15

Rahul Gandhi Appeals To Pinarayi Vijayan For Measures In Flood-Hit Kerala Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written to Union Minister Arjun Munda and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, urging them for early payment of compensation to tribals and reconstruction measures......
2019-09-03 16:00

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary meas...
2019-06-21 19:15

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipa...
2019-06-18 20:15

Facebook fined $5 billion by FTC, must update and adopt new privacy, security measures The Federal Trade Commission says Facebook will be a safer social network due to the agency's $5 billion settlement over privacy violations.        ...
2019-07-24 16:45

Aoun warns Lebanese of 'tough' measures unless economic sacrifices made President Michel Aoun warned Lebanese on Thursday of the risk of harsh financial measures from international institutions unless sacrifices are made to save the country from economic crisis....
2019-08-02 21:15

Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it. The post Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take...
2019-06-17 10:45

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
2019-09-14 20:30

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 16:00

"Common Sense" Measures, No Guns For "Sick People": Trump On US Shootings President Donald Trump on Friday urged "common sense" solutions to address gun violence after recent mass shootings but added that the views of the powerful National Rifle Association, which has long......
2019-08-09 21:00

Singapore public sector to adopt new measures to tighten data security Following a "stocktake" of the public sector's security practices, Singapore's government agencies will roll out "technical measures" for existing as well as new systems to beef up data security standards, including automated detection of email conta...
2019-07-15 21:00

The Barclays Center lacks ‘basic security measures,’ suit claims Weapons have been snuck into the arena via faulty metal detectors and inadequate security screenings, and the facility has too few guards, alleges former manager Steven Samedi....
2019-06-30 05:15

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
2019-05-30 14:15

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
2019-06-12 06:30

Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 billion euros by 2023: source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
2019-09-14 16:00

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measur...
2019-06-01 04:15

UPDATE 1-Germany's climate protection measures to cost 40 bln euros by 2023 - source Climate protection measures that Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and their Social Democrat coalition partners want to unveil next week will cost at least 40 billion euros until 2023, a person briefed on the talks told Reuters on Saturday....
2019-09-14 20:30

2020 Democratic candidates blame the NRA, push gun-control measures after El Paso shooting Associated Press/John Locher Democratic presidential candidates blasted the National Rifle Association and congressional Republicans in the wake of the El Paso shooting that killed 20 people on Saturday. Candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sand...
2019-08-05 20:45

Volvo Cars launches cost cutting measures as trade war dents profit again Sweden's Volvo announced new measures to cut fixed costs by 2 billion Swedish crowns ($214 million) on Thursday, as it became the latest carmaker to warn that pricing pressure and tariffs arising from the Sino-U.S. trade war were denting profitabilit...
2019-07-18 07:15

Burning Man organizers await US decision on festival-changing measures: ‘It takes courage to let us flourish’ With Burning Man three months away, organizers are still waiting for permits and decisions by U.S. land managers that could reshape the counterculture festival in northern Nevada....
2019-06-01 00:15

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
2019-08-06 06:15

Argentina's Macri to announce economic measures after days of market turmoil: presidential source Argentine President Mauricio Macri will announce new economic measures on Wednesday before markets open, following two days of economic turmoil triggered by an election upset by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez, a presidential source said....
2019-08-14 14:45

Senate to vote on measures blocking Trump administration's weapons deal with Saudi Arabia The unusual move highlights a growing rift between Congress and the White House over the Trump administration's staunchly pro-Saudi policies.        ...
2019-06-20 14:00

Where Libraries are the Tourist Attractions Libraries are having a moment. In the past few years dozens have opened across the world, resembling nothing like the book-depot versions from the past....
2019-08-10 13:30

Tourist buses 'no longer welcome' in Paris France's capital is planning to limit access for tourist buses amid fears the city could become blighted by overtourism issues that are already affecting other major destinations....
2019-07-03 20:15

America’s most-visited tourist attractions — and where to go instead Shutterstock, ronnybas/Shutterstock Atlantic City, New Jersey, is cheaper than the Vegas Strip, plus it has a boardwalk and beach. Niagara Falls gets 30 million visitors a year, so Havasu Falls, Arizona, is a more secluded option. Chicago's Millenni...
2019-08-10 07:00

How to Avoid Tourist Traps While Traveling Over on a recent post, we asked readers to tell us the worst tourist traps to avoid while traveling—and we learned several important things. For one, don’t visit the “overrated” Space Needle. Second, don’t go to Georgetown Cupcakes because there are...
2019-08-13 19:45

At least 1 dead after tourist bus overturns in Tuscany Italian news agency ANSA says at least one person has died when a tourist bus carrying Russian holidaymakers overturned in a highway accident in the region of Tuscany....
2019-05-22 13:15

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
2019-07-11 17:30

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

| The Bahamas: hurricane-prone tourist paradise The Bahamas, devastated by Hurricane Dorian, is an English-speaking archipelago located between Florida, Cuba and Haiti, which lives mainly from tourism and enjoys close relations with the United States....
2019-09-03 03:00

Capsized tourist boat to be lifted from water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
2019-05-31 16:15

Tourist With One Of The Most Contagious Viruses Visited Disneyland A teenager with measles was infectious when she visited Disneyland, Universal Studios and other tourist hotspots in Southern California earlier this month, public health officials said....
2019-08-25 09:00

Attack on Tourist Bus Near Egyptian Pyramids Wounds at Least 14 The blast, close to a giant museum under construction, suggested that militants were seeking to undermine the authority of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi....
2019-05-21 17:30

Mexico Wants to Run a Tourist Train Through its Maya Heartland — Should It? President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has a dream for the Yucatan Peninsula. He wants to build a train that will leverage the tourism economy of Cancun by bringing more visitors inland to the colonial cities ...
2019-08-19 05:30

Lisbon choking on cruise tourist boom A new port for cruise ships in Lisbon is bringing record numbers of tourists to Portugal's capital. The downside of the boom is massive pollution and health hazards, which the government still choses to ignore....
2019-08-02 21:15

Cheaper alternatives to overcrowded tourist destinations GoBankingRates.com suggests less expensive – and less-crowded – alternatives to places like St. Barths, Prague, Paris, Machu Picchu and Cape Town.       ...
2019-08-02 21:30

An Australian Tourist Was Shot Dead in New Zealand An Australian tourist was shot dead while sleeping in a camper van parked in a coastal New Zealand town in the early hours of Friday, the Guardian reports. Police said a male offender smashed the windows of the vehicle and fired several shots, injuri...
2019-08-16 14:15

Easter Island threatened by bad tourist behavior A spate of bad behavior by travelers on Easter Island, famed for its enormous statues known as moai, has spurred new conversations about overtourism and how visitors to the island should behave....
2019-06-21 07:30

Wisconsin governor vetoes 'born alive' legislation and other abortion measures Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers vetoed four abortion bills Friday, a day after GOP lawmakers made a show in the Capitol of formally sending them to him.        ...
2019-06-22 06:45

South Korea: North Korea needs to offer bold measures for nuclear talks to resume North Korea should offer to take bold denuclearization measures to help resume the stalled negotiations with the United States, a special security adviser to President Moon Jae-in said Thursday....
2019-06-27 19:15

Getting your corporate data ready for prescriptive analytics: data quantity and quality in equal measures Good news: there's nothing special about getting your data ready for prescriptive analytics. Bad news: you need to do what's needed to get your data ready for any type of analytics - and that's hard work....
2019-06-21 22:15

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
2019-06-04 23:30

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
2019-07-06 11:15

Venice fines architect $86K for tourist-unfriendly bridge Venice, Italy, has fined Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava €78,000 ($86,000) for what the city deemed as design flaws on the Constitution Bridge that spans the Grand Canal....
2019-08-21 12:15

A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown How do you market a homegrown monster to the rest of the world? A popular museum in Stalin’s hometown in Georgia adopts an admiring tone, and the guided tour skips over his millions of victims....
2019-06-30 09:30

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka sharply decline after attack The state-run tourism agency says the arrival of tourists in Sri Lanka rapidly declined in June, dealing a severe blow to the lucrative industry in the aftermath of the Easter suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people....
2019-07-03 20:45

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
2019-05-31 14:15

Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka nosedive in May, June after bombings Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka fell sharply in May and June from a year ago, as visitors shunned the Indian Ocean island after the Easter Sunday attacks, the tourism bureau said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 15:15

Nashville stars love to play tourist at home Tourism comes alive in the summer, but the thousands who flock to the city aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based country stars enjoy playing tourist too. (June 21)        ...
2019-06-22 06:45

Paris says tourist buses no longer welcome in city center Paris aims to ban tourist buses from the city center to spur visitors to walk, cycle or take public transport, tackling complaints about nuisances caused by mass tourism, the French capital's deputy......
2019-07-02 17:00

How to Avoid Annoying Crowds and Lines at Tourist Attractions If you’ve ever wanted to visit the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, or the Statue of Liberty, you should know now: You’ll likely run into hordes of slow-moving, selfie-stick-carrying tourists at any popular tourist attraction....
2019-05-29 22:30

Illness from troubled DR resort will keep me medicated for life: tourist An Indiana woman said she became so ill at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic resort earlier this year that she’ll have to be on medication the rest of her life, according to a new report. Kristie Dilly, of Yorktown, her husband and two friend...
2019-07-03 20:15

Canadian man killed in Chilean tourist city Valparaiso A Canadian citizen was stabbed to death on Friday in the Chilean port of Valparaiso while he was strolling with his family in one of the city's hillside tourist areas, local media and police said....
2019-06-22 05:45

Safari tourist snaps could produce useful conservation data Enlarge / A pack of African wild dogs. (credit: Megan Claase) Conservation efforts need data. To understand how a species is faring, it's essential to have information on roughly how many members of that species are living and where they're living....
2019-08-01 10:30

Australian tourist randomly shot dead in New Zealand An Australian tourist was randomly gunned down inside a camper van where he and his fiancée were staying in a New Zealand surfing town early Friday, according to new reports. Sean McKinnon, 33, and his Canadian sweetheart Bianca Buckley, 32, were par...
2019-08-16 20:45

New Zealand police make arrest after tourist killed in van New Zealand police have arrested a 23-year-old man and charged him with murder, bringing relief to a community that was on edge after an Australian tourist was killed in a seemingly random attack...
2019-08-17 08:15

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
2019-07-13 04:30

Paris archbishop: Notre Dame more than a tourist attraction Everyone, it seems, has an idea for how to rebuild Notre Dame. Proposals for its reconstruction include topping it with a modern glass cover, an ecological garden or even a swimming pool up on the roof....
2019-06-18 16:00

Cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice VENICE, Italy (AP) — A towering cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash. The collision happened about 8:30 a.m. Sunday on the Giud...
2019-06-02 11:30

Tourist Guide Drowns After Saving 5 Lives From River In J&K A tourist guide lost his life after saving five tourists, including two foreigners, from Lidder river at the famous Pahalgam resort in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today....
2019-06-01 12:15

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
2019-07-11 06:15

German tourist sued over review of hotel with ‘Nazi grandpa’ pic The owners of a four-star hotel in Austria are suing a German visitor for defamation after he complained online about a photo of a “Nazi grandpa” in a swastika-adorned uniform hanging on the wall, according to a report. The guest, identified in court...
2019-09-07 06:15

Virgin Galactic is going public to fund its expensive tourist spaceflights Space tourism company Virgin Galactic has announced that it will go public via a merger with an investment firm. Its new partner, Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), will invest $800 million in exchange for a 49 percent stake and take Virgin Galactic pu...
2019-07-09 15:45

Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accident Hungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on board....
2019-06-11 14:30

Police in Hungary lift capsized tourist boat from Danube Salvage crews looked for the remaining victims of the Hableany (Mermaid) Danube river cruiser as they brought it to the surface. The boat sank in seconds after it was hit by a larger vessel in May....
2019-06-11 17:30

German tourist sued for complaints about hotel's Nazi portraits Visitor posted on Booking.com and Tripadvisor about disgust at pictures in Austria A German man is being sued by the owners of a four-star hotel in Austria after posting online reviews in which he criticised them for decorating their lobby with a por...
2019-09-06 16:45

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
2019-07-10 22:00

New Zealand police charge 23-year-old man with murder of Australian tourist A 23-yeard-old man was charged late on Friday with the murder of an Australian tourist in New Zealand's coastal town of Raglan on the North Island, the police said....
2019-08-17 10:15

UK tourist dies in skydiving crash near Arizona's Grand Canyon A 55-year-old British man visiting the United States died after a tandem skydiving jump near Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona suddenly went awry, authorities said Tuesday....
2019-09-11 16:30

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
2019-06-20 00:15

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offered to him by his clients, many of them religious tourists from neighboring Iran....
2019-05-26 11:15

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
2019-07-16 07:45

'Nazi grandpa' review lands German tourist in court German visitors complained on Booking.com and Tripadvisor about pictures of Nazi-era relatives on the wall of an Austrian hotel. Now the owners of the hotel are suing them for defamation....
2019-09-06 14:45

Tourist dies after ‘hard landing’ while skydiving near the Grand Canyon A tourist from the United Kingdom died and his instructor was injured in a tandem skydiving accident near the Grand Canyon on Sunday, according to a report. The victim, identified as 55-year-old Christopher Swales, and his instructor suffered a “hard...
2019-09-11 08:30

Four bodies recovered as Hungary tourist boat lifted out of Danube Four bodies have been recovered from the sightseeing tourist boat which collided with a larger vessel and sank in Budapest two weeks ago, as it was finally lifted out of the River Danube on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 06:30

Spanish homeless camp in tourist hotspot to demand housing About 150 homeless people have set up tents outside El Prado museum in Madrid, a tourist hotspot, to demand secure housing and send a message to local officials that "we are not invisible"....
2019-07-31 18:45

Tourist ‘sand graffiti’ is trashing pristine dunes in Japan Tourists are making like Banksy at the beach. Japan’s only large sand dune network is increasingly being vandalized with “sand graffiti,” local officials say. Graffiti has risen since being banned on the dunes in the coastal county ...
2019-05-21 23:15

Man who witnessed German tourist being shot in Alberta can’t say who pulled trigger A witness to the shooting of a German tourist driving down an Alberta highway says he remembers hearing a loud clap, but is unable to say who pulled the trigger....
2019-07-16 23:45

After Budapest Tourist Boat Accident, Fading Hopes for Survivors At least seven people were dead and 21 remained missing, most of them South Korean tourists, after Hungary’s worst boating accident in decades. A criminal investigation is underway....
2019-05-30 16:45

American tourist teen ‘distraught’ over Italian cop’s stabbing: father The father of one of the American teens accused of killing a cop in Rome said his 18-year-old son is “distraught” and didn’t know his pal had a knife when they scuffled with the undercover Carabinieri. Fabrizio Natale visited his so...
2019-08-01 23:01

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
2019-07-12 08:30

Police Begin Probe After German Tourist Goes Missing In Kerala Kerala Police have begun an investigation to trace a German woman tourist, who had come to the state in March, after a complaint from her family that they had not heard from her, a police official......
2019-07-01 00:15

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice The MSC Opera, a cruise ship with around 2,150 passengers and 700 crew members, lost control while docking in a canal in Venice, Italy, plowing into a tourist boat Sunday....
2019-06-02 21:15

Several Feared Drowned As Tourist Boat Tips Over In Andhra River Several people were feared drowned when a tourist boat capsized in the swollen Godavari river in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon while over 10 passengers were said to have......
2019-09-15 12:30

| Boy thrown from London's Tate Modern is French tourist visiting UK A six-year-old boy thrown from a tenth-floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern gallery is a French national who was visiting the British capital with his family, police say....
2019-08-07 21:30

Tourist’s lucky guess cracks safe that’d been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades. The Vermilion Standard reports that Stephen Mills was on a tour of the Vermilion Heritage Museum i...
2019-06-07 18:45

Tourist duped into booking roadside shipping container on Airbnb A British tourist in Amsterdam received a shock when he arrived at his Airbnb lodgings to discover he had booked a stay in a roadside shipping container....
2019-05-21 14:31

Rotting seaweed sours beaches at Mexican tourist hotspots Visitors to some of the most luxurious beaches in Mexico have been faced with stinking mounds of rotting seaweed and muddy-brown waters thanks to an enormous build-up of algae on the shoreline....
2019-06-28 09:45

Tourist's lucky guess cracks safe that had been locked for 40 years A tourist visiting a small museum in Canada stunned onlookers recently when he managed to crack a safe that no one had been able to unlock for decades....
2019-06-06 20:30

Tourist dies in Death Valley as temperatures soar above 120 degrees It was the second death in three days in the Mojave Desert park. Summer visitors are urged to drink at least one gallon of water per day.       ...
2019-09-01 09:30

Tourist killed in volcanic blast on Italian island of Stromboli A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli has killed at least one tourist, after two particularly powerful explosions. A huge plume of smoke could be seen over the island afterwards....
2019-07-04 13:45

Far from Cape Town tourist sites, a gangland battle rages Convoys of armored vehicles and soldiers with assault rifles are patrolling gang-ridden streets in some suburbs of Cape Town as authorities seek to quell escalating violence that has killed hundreds of people this year....
2019-07-19 23:00

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
2019-06-05 07:15

6 Arrested In Protest At Hong Kong's Popular Tourist Area Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong's most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of protesters sought to raise awareness among mainland Chinese visitors......
2019-07-08 16:45

Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boat Divers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, the first apparent victims recovered since the night of the crash....
2019-06-03 20:30

In Gujarat, Stall Where PM Modi Once Sold Tea To Be Made Tourist Spot A stall in Gujarat's Vadnagar where Prime Minister Narendra Modi once used to sell tea in his younger days, is all set to be converted into a tourist spot with Tourism Ministry deciding to revamp it....
2019-09-03 04:45

Tourist dies after slipping at Yosemite National Park waterfall A Romanian tourist died after slipping and falling at a Yosemite National Park waterfall, authorities told NBC News’ affiliate KCRA in Sacramento, California. The victim who fell 20 feet Wednesday at Bridalveil Fall was identified as Lucian Miu...
2019-08-05 10:45

Cruise ship collides with tourist boat at Venice dock Cruise ship MSC Opera couldn't stop its momentum at dock on the Giudecca Canal; at least five injured.        ...
2019-06-03 16:45

Selfie culture has doomed the world’s most precious tourist sites Instagram posts of the blooming poppy fields in Lake Elsinore last March inspired thousands to flock to the small Southern California town. A total of 100,000 visited in just one day, causing so much traffic gridlock and crushed wildlife that the loc...
2019-08-25 05:30

New Zealand teen may have spread measles at California tourist sites A New Zealand teenager may have exposed people in Southern California to the measles virus earlier this month at popular tourist attractions such as Disneyland and Universal Studios, health officials warned....
2019-08-25 01:00

British tourist ‘may never walk again’ after snapping neck on water slide A British tourist faces being paralyzed for life after he broke his neck on a water slide in Spain. David Briffaut, 23, snapped two vertebrae in his neck in a freak accident after sliding head-first down the ‘Splash’ ride on a board into the water. T...
2019-07-17 06:30

IRS releases draft of new W-4 The Internal Revenue Service released a draft copy of its new W-4 form Friday, saying it's meant to keep withholdings closer to what Americans owe under the 2017 tax law....
2019-06-01 19:15

Apple releases iOS 12.3.2, which has only one job to do Sometimes operating system (OS) updates bring wild new features that re-invent the way you use your smartphone; this isn't the case with iOS 12.3.2, a new update to Apple handsets running iOS 12, which has just one job to do.This job won't ...
2019-06-11 12:00

Tourist who found 'promising' job while backpacking claims room was bugged with cameras A DUTCH tourist who landed a “promising” Australian farm job with free meals and accommodation has claimed his bedroom was bugged with microphones and cameras....
2019-06-11 15:15

Trump administration bans popular forms of tourist travel to Cuba The Trump administration on Tuesday implemented new travel restrictions for US citizens heading to Cuba, eliminating some of the most commons ways American tourists visit the country — including organized group travel and cruise ship visits. Treasury...
2019-06-05 00:15

Foodborne parasite leaves British tourist vomiting blood in Mexico A British tourist marking his anniversary in Mexico contracted a potentially deadly foodborne parasite that left him vomiting blood. “We went out for a meal on our first night and had a really nice time,” Chris Gillian told UK television ...
2019-05-24 02:15

Vacationing in Rome? Sitting on these tourist spot steps would be a costly mistake The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting. People sitting, eating or drinking there could be fined up to $450.       ...
2019-08-07 22:45

Cruise ship collides with Venice tourist boat, injuring four people A towering cruise ship collided with a dock and a tourist boat in Venice on Sunday, injuring four people and reigniting calls for large vessels to be banned from the lagoon city....
2019-06-02 21:30

Ancient Egyptian Tomb to be Cut Up and Moved to Tourist Hotspot, Sparking Fury A well-preserved Ancient Egyptian tomb is being relocated to a museum sparking a wave of resistance among archaeologists who are concerned that it might get damaged in the move. ...
2019-08-09 22:30

Tiffany's Summer Sales Fall as Tourist Spending Continues Slowing Tiffany & Co. reported a decline in second-quarter sales as it continued to see fewer foreign tourists in its U.S. stores, while disruptions caused by the Hong Kong protests put new pressure on the jewelry company....
2019-08-29 03:15

Tourist dies in scorching Death Valley as heat hovers around 120 degrees DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — A tourist has died while visiting Death Valley National Park amid blazing summer heat. The National Park Service says the visitor was reported to be non-responsive at 6 p.m. Tuesday and she died before emergency r...
2019-08-31 05:45

British tourist says cops coerced her into fake gang-rape confession The British teen who has confessed to falsely reporting that she was gang-raped in Cyprus by a group of Israelis has accused police of dictating her statement and forcing her to sign it, according to a report. The 19-year-old, who has not been named,...
2019-08-05 15:00

Cruise Ship Rams Into Tourist Boat and Dock in Venice, Injuring at Least 4 The huge vessel plowed into a smaller boat on the Giudecca Canal and had people fleeing in panic, reigniting a debate about the dangers of allowing giant ships to pass through the lagoon city....
2019-06-02 17:15

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat, dock in Venice VENICE, Italy — A towering, out-of-control cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning. Italian media reported that at least five people were injured in the crash. The collision happened about 8:30...
2019-06-02 15:30

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
2019-07-11 23:15

4 injured after cruise ship collides with dock, tourist boat in Venice MSC Cruises said the 2,679-passenger Opera, a 54-meter high and 275-meter long liner which dwarfed the Venice skyline, was approaching a terminal on the Giudecca canal when it hit the dock and a nearby ferry....
2019-06-02 14:15

Cruise ship crashes into tourist boat in Venice, injuring five people Ship strikes dock and tourist river boat on busy canal in Italian city A cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash.The collision hap...
2019-06-02 13:45

Times Square Elmo busted for groping 14-year-old tourist: police Inocente Andrade-Pacheco, 54, was cuffed around 6:45 p.m. Saturday for allegedly groping the teenage tourist on Broadway near W. 46th Street as she posed for the picture with him and her parents....
2019-09-09 13:00

Maharashtra Plans To Build Tourist Resorts In Jammu And Kashmir, Ladakh Maharashtra minister Jaykumar Rawal on Tuesday said the state government plans to build two tourist resorts in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. Mr Rawal, who holds the tourism portfolio, said a letter......
2019-09-03 22:00

IRCTC Majestic Tourist Train: Features, Fare And Package Details IRCTC Majestic Tourist train: This train provides two tours, covering destinations in Rajasthan such as Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Mandawa, among others at a starting all-inclusive price of $210 per......
2019-07-24 15:30

Tourist loses chunk of flesh from foot after spider bite in Las Vegas A British tourist had to have a huge chunk of rotten flesh cut out of his foot after getting bitten by a spider on a trip to Las Vegas. Actor Matthew Phillips, 44, did not even realize he had bitten during his boys’ trip in June because of nerv...
2019-07-22 22:30

Woman ‘paralysed’ by deadly 'jellyfish' on Spanish tourist hotspot beach A WOMAN has been left with horrific marks after she was “paralysed” in a terrifying attack by a deadly Portuguese Man O’War “jellyfish” on a Spanish beach....
2019-06-22 06:45

US Tourist Eyeing $2 Million Compensation, "Holes" In Assault Claim: Cops The attack in the Dominican Republic that a Delaware woman described was brutal: Being strangled and beaten. Getting dragged down concrete stairs. Wondering if she was going to die....
2019-06-07 09:30

Sea rescue: Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves tourist in Italy Former world champion swimmer Filippo Magnini, who won bronze at 2004 Athens Olympics, had no problem helping swimmer whose float got carried by wind.       ...
2019-07-09 19:45

Twelve Israeli teens arrested in rape of 19-year-old British tourist A dozen Israelis — some as young as 15 — have been arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British tourist in the resort town of Ayia Napa, according to reports. The woman filed a police report at a local police station Wednesday sayi...
2019-07-18 18:45

New knees and tourist selfies: OJ Simpson on life post-prison in Las Vegas Ex-NFL player tries to ‘focus on the positives’ since release from prison in 2017 after serving sentence for kidnapping and robberyTwenty-five years after OJ Simpson was arrested over the killings of his ex-wife and her friend, the NFL great is livin...
2019-06-10 18:30

DR pride on display at the Dominican Day Parade Sunday’s 37th annual Dominican Day Parade in Manhattan was more fun than a barrel — or in this case, scooter-full — of monkeys. One Dominican devotee turned his scooter into a one-man parade float for the ride up Sixth Avenue, complete with colorful ...
2019-08-12 07:30

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 23 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Tuesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Real-...
2019-07-23 11:45

Hedonism, sex and fear – why the Weimar republic is in vogue From Fritz Lang to Brecht, 1920s German culture is being celebrated in print and on stage – perhaps because it has clear echoes todayIt was one of the most febrile and fascinating periods in the 20th century. A time when cultural creativity and techn...
2019-05-25 16:30

'Knights of the Old Republic' could become a Star Wars movie While the Star Wars franchise will take a new direction after the Skywalker arc ends with Episode 9, the next movie might still tell a familiar story. According to BuzzFeed News, a Star Wars film based on the classic LucasArts RPG Knights of the Old....
2019-05-24 15:15

Report: A Knights Of The Old Republic Movie Is Being Written BioWare’s classic Star Wars RPG Knights of the Old Republic is being turned into a film project at Lucasfilm, Buzzfeed reports, with Laeta Kalogridis (Alita: Battle Angel) writing the screenplay....
2019-05-24 01:45

Slovak Republic - Factors To Watch on July 24 Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch which may affect Slovak financial markets on Wednesday. ALL TIMES GMT (Slovak Republic: GMT + 2 hours) =========================ECONOMIC DATA======================== Rea...
2019-07-24 11:45

Czech Republic handed 2020 Fed Cup wildcard Eleven-times champions Czech Republic have been handed a wildcard for next April's revamped Fed Cup finals in Budapest, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 01:15

Netflix gives new and upcoming releases their own tab Netflix has debuted a new tab in its TV app's sidebar that could make it a lot easier to find new things to watch in the coming days. According to Variety, the new "Latest" tab has already started rolling out to subscribers accessing the service...
2019-08-20 17:00

Google releases Android 10 Android 10 is now available, assuming you have a phone that already supports Google’s latest version of its mobile operating system. For now, that’s mostly Google’s own Pixel phones, though chances are that most of the phones that...
2019-09-03 19:45

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 with several key bug fixes On the heels of releasing iOS 12.3 earlier this month that brought some major changes like a refreshed TV app, Apple has just released version 12.3.1 of its mobile OS that mostly features some fixes to correct bugs related to iMessage as well as maki...
2019-05-25 00:30

Hurricane Dorian hits Outer Banks: How mid-Atlantic tourist spots are being affected Now that Hurricane Dorian has finally made landfall, here's what's happening in the mid-Atlantic region this weekend.       ...
2019-09-06 22:45

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the...
2019-05-31 23:45

Hard Rock International eyes bid for Greek tourist resort casino - paper Hard Rock International will bid for a casino licence in a long-delayed tourist development in Athens and plans to spend more than 1 billion euros ($1.11 billion) on the project, the U.S. firm's chairman said in a newspaper interview....
2019-09-04 13:45

Seagull steals lobster roll out of Maine tourist’s hand in epic photo A woman visiting Maine to try her first-ever lobster roll on Friday learned that even the best-laid plans often go awry after a sly seagull swiped the delicacy right out of her hand – but not before capturing the moment in a wild photo....
2019-06-10 21:30

Charles Bukowski: San Pedro plans to honor star writer after tourist demand A historian is raising funds to immortalize the cult writer and poet ahead of his centennial birthday next yearAs the unofficial historian of San Pedro, the rough but charming working-class port of the city of Los Angeles, Angela Romero fields one qu...
2019-08-20 07:30

Tourist traps: Why you should skip Stonehenge, Times Square and the Leaning Tower of Pisa Read this before spending your time and money to visit Stonehenge, the Empire State Building and the Mona Lisa.       ...
2019-07-19 23:00

Hungary launches criminal probe after tourist boat sinks, killing at least 7 people There are 21 people still missing after a boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the Danube river in the Budapest, the Hungarian capital late on Wednesday, police said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 13:30

Cruise Ship Loses Control In Venice, Slams Wharf And Tourist Boat A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice Sunday, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure....
2019-06-02 22:30

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as fa...
2019-06-18 22:30

Tourist allegedly choked to death in Thai hotel after confronting noisy guest A British tourist in Thailand was allegedly choked to death in a hotel fight after telling a fellow guest to keep the noise down. Amitpal Singh Bajaj, 34, complained after hearing rowdy noises coming from the room next door while he, his wife and you...
2019-08-23 23:15

Cruise ship rams tourist boat in busy Venice canal, four hurt A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie."...
2019-06-02 15:15

Cruise ship rams into tourist boat, dock in Venice leaving several injured Several people were injured after a towering, out-of-control cruise ship crashed into a tourist river boat and dock Sunday morning in Venice as tourists ran in panic as a ship's horn blared....
2019-06-02 15:15

Twelve young Israelis held in Cyprus over alleged rape of British tourist A court in Cyprus on Thursday remanded 12 Israeli youths in custody on suspicion of an alleged rape of a 19-year-old British tourist at a holiday resort on the island....
2019-07-18 18:45

Popular Greek island accused of covering up tourist related animal abuse ΑTHENS — Animal rights group PETA has accused Greek authorities of covering up what it called the “cruel” treatment of donkeys on the popular island of Santorini and blocking its efforts to highlight their plight. Famous for its sunsets, the volcanic...
2019-06-21 19:15