WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-14 23:45

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January

A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country t...

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January

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Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
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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

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

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
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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

Couple recounts nightmare illness at same Dominican Resort resort where 3 died A Colorado couple says they came down with a nightmare illness at the same Dominican Republic resort where three guests died — and now they’re warning others about their visit. Kaylynn Knull and her boyfriend, Tom Schwander, began experiencing ...
2019-06-06 22:45

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

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

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

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

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...
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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...
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Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody had a...
2019-06-13 04:15

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

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

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

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

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

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....
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2019-05-22 15:45

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

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

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

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

CFE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JANUARY UP 8 PERCENT OVER THE PREVIOUS MONTH; Off From 2008's Record January CHICAGO, February 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during the month of January 2009 was 2,070 contracts, an increase of eight percent over the previous month when 1,919 contracts per day changed...
2019-05-23 21:15

Pennsylvania woman died at same Dominican hotel five days before Maryland couple in similar circumstances A Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing with her husband in the Dominican Republic died suddenly in her room at the same hotel where a couple from Maryland died – also suddenly -- just five days later, Fox News has learned....
2019-06-05 04:30

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

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

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

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

NY woman claims she drank soda bottle filled with bleach at same Dominican resort where 3 Americans died A New York woman claims a poisonous soda bottle filled with bleach left her ill and bleeding at the same troubled Dominican Republic resort where at least three U.S. tourists have died suddenly in their rooms....
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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 ...
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Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental institution...
2019-06-15 07:15

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
2019-05-28 23:30

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

Trump Spent More Than Three Times the Cost of Robert Mueller’s Russia Investigation Playing Golf at His Own Resorts Ever since special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation began, Republicans and most importantly President Donald Trump have loved to tout how it was all a waste of money....
2019-05-23 01:15

Trading Activity at CBOE Futures Exchange Reaches All-Time High in January CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that several trading records were set at the exchange during January 2011, including total exchange monthly volume, exchange monthly average daily volume, tota...
2019-05-23 20:30

Suburban Detroit event center aims to create new January auto show Organizers are calling the Southeast Michigan Auto Show in early January a consumer-focused event as opposed to the international, media-driven flair of the North American International Auto Show, held annually at Detroit's Cobo Center but moving to ...
2019-06-28 23:15

CBOE Futures Exchange Experiences Busiest January Ever, Trading Volume Up 4% Over 2011 CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that trading volume during January 2012 totaled 811,283 contracts, an increase of four percent from the 778,157 contracts traded in January 2011. This was the...
2019-05-23 20:15

CBOE Futures Exchange Reports Gain In January 2016 Trading Volume CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC today reported that January average daily volume was up 19 percent from January 2015 and 32 percent higher than in December 2015. Extended Trading Hours Trading activity in VIX futures d...
2019-05-22 12:15

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paraly...
2019-07-11 00:15

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
2019-05-25 21:45

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
2019-05-26 06:15

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-22 06:30

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January. The post Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins ruling party primary, setting up likely run for re-election in January appear...
2019-06-13 07:00

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
2019-07-09 21:15

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
2019-06-01 02:45

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."       ...
2019-06-14 05:15

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open for second successive year due to illness Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open, just days after saying the clay-court tournament 'sucks' in comparison to Wimbledon....
2019-05-24 23:30

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-06-05 02:15

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, the father of Michelle and David Paul, told ABC New...
2019-06-05 06:15

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had...
2019-06-07 19:15

'Skinny' whale swam into San Francisco Bay to recover from illness, expert suggests Humpback that arrived two weeks ago appeared malnourishedWhale nicknamed Allie by locals showed no sign of major injury A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay, fascinating sightseers, photographers, whale enthusiasts a...
2019-06-19 15:45

World Health Organization officially classifies 'gaming disorder' as an illness In June 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) proposed adding “gaming disorder” to its list of globally recognized diseases, and now the Organization has officially agreed on the addition.The 11th revision of the International Stati...
2019-05-28 03:45

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
2019-06-08 12:00

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
2019-05-30 20:45

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potential dangers of mosquito bites that go beyond an itchy welt....
2019-05-22 19:01

Watch: Roger Federer cruises, No. 4 Kiki Bertens out with illness at French Open Third-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, while women's favorite Kiki Bertens was forced to retire from her second round match at the 2019 French Open on Wednesday in Paris....
2019-05-29 20:30

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
2019-05-23 23:45

CFE TOTAL AND AVERAGE DAILY VOLUMES DURING JANUARY SET NEW MONTHLY RECORDS; Trading in VIX Futures Reaches New All-Time High Chicago, February 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that total trading volume and average daily volume during January established records for any month in the six-year history of the Exchange. Additionally, January tradi...
2019-05-23 21:15

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
2019-06-03 16:45

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
2019-06-12 08:00

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plans to combat rising homelessness and mental illness in America. ...
2019-07-02 06:00

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
2019-05-23 15:15

Cohen told lawmakers Trump attorney Jay Sekulow encouraged him to falsely claim Moscow project ended in January 2016 Jay Sekulow previously denied a claim by President Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen that Sekulow made changes to his 2017 statement to Congress about the project....
2019-05-21 14:45

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
2019-06-03 21:30

RuPaul's Drag Race Star Michelle Visage Advocates for Breast Implant Illness Awareness on Season Finale Michelle Visage said "sashay away" to her breast implants for an important reason. During the Season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race, the 50-year-old media personality took a......
2019-05-31 05:30

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
2019-06-07 02:45

CFE's January Volume Rises 105% Over Year-Ago; Monthly Volume in VIX Futures Increases 91% CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that trading volume during January 2008 totaled 96,743 contracts, an increase of 105% over January 2007's volume of 47,121 contracts. January's average daily volume was ...
2019-05-23 22:30

CBOE to Launch Trading in CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index Options on January 31 CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that it will begin offering trading in options on the CBOE Emerging Markets ETF Volatility Index (VXEEM) on Tuesday, January 31. (Logo: http://photos.pr...
2019-05-23 20:15

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
2019-06-12 13:15

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
2019-07-12 03:15

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
2019-07-03 16:30

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06 10:45

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
2019-06-06 03:45

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-05 19:30

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
2019-06-16 17:00

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
2019-05-30 04:00

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
2019-06-19 12:00

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
2019-06-21 23:15

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
2019-07-15 17:45

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
2019-06-18 19:01

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
2019-07-03 16:30

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08 10:45

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22 17:45

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
2019-05-23 02:15

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
2019-05-21 19:30

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
2019-06-16 20:45

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
2019-06-10 11:00

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
2019-07-10 09:15

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
2019-05-21 14:45

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05 09:00

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
2019-07-11 15:45

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
2019-06-14 23:15

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
2019-07-11 23:15

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least five people sustained minor injuries....
2019-06-02 21:30

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-14 00:30

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
2019-06-20 23:15

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
2019-06-21 23:15

Nasa to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 Nasa plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, Nasa confirmed that...
2019-06-07 17:45

Rome has had enough of travelers' debauchery, cracking down on rowdy tourists The mayor of Rome on Friday ushered in a permanent get-tough approach on boorish behavior by tourists and those Romans who exploit them.       ...
2019-06-10 18:30

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
2019-06-12 02:45

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
2019-07-16 00:15

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
2019-06-07 18:15

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07 22:45

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-08 09:01

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
2019-07-08 05:45

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
2019-05-30 14:45

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
2019-06-05 05:45

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
2019-06-13 01:15

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
2019-07-07 09:30

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
2019-06-27 18:45

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
2019-06-04 20:30

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
2019-05-28 14:15

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:15

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
2019-05-29 01:45

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
2019-07-03 01:45

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
2019-06-24 00:15

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-04 03:15

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
2019-07-03 06:30

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
2019-06-17 04:15

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile – The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pac...
2019-06-10 20:30

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
2019-06-12 21:15

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
2019-05-30 23:45

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-07 23:15

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
2019-07-14 00:15

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
2019-05-21 15:00

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
2019-07-02 22:00

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
2019-07-14 04:30

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12 02:15

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe...
2019-06-28 10:45

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
2019-07-12 19:00

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beiji...
2019-07-08 04:00

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12 21:15

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
2019-07-11 19:45

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
2019-06-14 10:15

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
2019-07-05 23:15

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
2019-07-07 15:45

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
2019-07-03 10:15

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
2019-07-11 20:45

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08 11:30

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-09 14:45

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 02:45

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
2019-06-21 22:30

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
2019-05-30 05:01

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
2019-06-12 04:45

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 05:30

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
2019-07-04 02:30

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
2019-06-12 23:00

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
2019-06-14 15:45

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-13 11:45

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
2019-06-11 20:45

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
2019-05-30 13:00

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

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trad...
2019-05-23 21:15

South Korean tourists were not wearing life jackets in fatal boat collision that left 7 dead, 21 missing: officials South Korea’s Foreign Ministry office said Friday that none of the passengers involved in the deadly sightseeing boat accident in Hungary that left at least seven dead were wearing life jackets when their boat capsized....
2019-05-30 14:45

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

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

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

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday....
2019-06-20 03:15

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

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

Dominican authorities bust three more in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic now have nine suspects connected to the shooting of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in custody, including a woman, it was revealed Thursday. Among the suspects were six who were arrested on Wednesday — including the ...
2019-06-14 12:30

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

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

David Ortiz back in Boston after being shot in Dominican bar David Ortiz is back in Boston for medical care, a day after authorities say the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as Big Papi was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in his native Dominican Republic       ...
2019-06-11 05:30

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

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

Dominican prosecutors reportedly ID man who funded David Ortiz hit Prosecutors have identified the man who provided the financial backing for the David Ortiz hit, according to reports. It’s unclear if Alberto Miguel Rodríguez Mota — who is still at large — simply funded the June 9 assassination att...
2019-06-18 08:45

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

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

David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican bar David Ortiz is back in Boston for medical care after former Red Sox slugger was shot at a bar in his native Dominican Republic       ...
2019-06-11 15:45

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Yanks' Dominican rookie squad scores 38 runs The New York Yankees' rookie-level affiliate in the Dominican Summer League routed the Minnesota Twins' squad 38-2 -- yes, that's 38 runs -- on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 10:15

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

Man behind David Ortiz shooting arrested: Dominican police Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández during the June 9 shooting at a bar in the capital of Santo Domingo....
2019-06-29 03:45

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

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

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

Dominican police investigate attack on US woman at resort PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police in the Dominican Republic are investigating an attack on a U.S. tourist in Punta Cana that the woman recently made public on social media, detailing a vicious hours-long assault by a man she said was weari...
2019-06-01 09:30

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

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

Assault reported at Dominican resort where woman says she was attacked A Pennsylvania man claims a pair of would-be robbers savagely attacked him at the same Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mom claims she was savagely beaten. Robert Walker of New Castle said he was ambushed walking alone back to his room at t...
2019-06-21 22:00

David Ortiz moves out of ICU two weeks after being shot in Dominican bar Red Sox fans have plenty to cheer about Saturday night. Beantown hero David Ortiz has been moved out of the intensive care unit, two weeks after he was shot in a botched hit job in his native Dominican Republic. “David was moved out of the intensive ...
2019-06-23 03:45

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

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

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.       ...
2019-06-10 18:30

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
2019-07-16 14:45

50 musicians who died tragically From the stars who lived troubled lives to the young greats who left us before their time, revisit many of the musician deaths that hit fans the hardest over the years.        ...
2019-05-21 15:15

How we live together: ‘I don’t remember Dad. I was only three when he died’ The family who lost a fatherMy ex, Colin, and I were separated but on reasonable terms and more like friends. The children were our first priority and we were managing to get along and care for them when he died in a fire. It came as a terrible shock...
2019-06-22 11:00

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

Dominican police arrest ‘mastermind’ in David Ortiz shooting Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz in a case of mistaken identity...
2019-06-28 20:45

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bride recalls disastrous wedding at deadly Dominican resort A bride spent the morning of her wedding day at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana plying her sickly groom with Gatorade and Imodium after he fell ill at the Dominican Republic resort. Claudia Massaranduba told The Post that both she and her ...
2019-06-15 02:30

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

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

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

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

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

Dominican authorities to reveal mastermind in David Ortiz shooting Dominican authorities say they’ll announce this week who wanted “Big Papi” dead — and why. In a new statement about the botched shooting of revered former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, the Dominican Republic’s Attorney General’s office promised releas...
2019-06-16 13:15

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

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

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

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

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

David Ortiz was not intended victim of shooting: Dominican prosecutor The shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo earlier this month was a case of mistaken identity, Dominican Republic Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez said on Wednesday....
2019-06-20 08:30

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

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

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

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

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in back: Dominican police Ortiz's father, Enrique (Leo) Ortiz, told ESPN's Enrique Rojas that "David is injured and that they took him to a medical center, but they did not tell me how he is or exactly where he was transferred."...
2019-06-10 09:15

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

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after being shot in Dominican bar Ortiz had been in stable condition in intensive care at a Santo Domingo hospital after doctors removed his gallbladder and part of his intestine, according to his spokesman, Leo López....
2019-06-11 06:15

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

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

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

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

Dominican prosecutors say David Ortiz was not intended target in shooting The Dominican Republic’s chief prosecutor said Boston Red Sox icon David Ortiz was not the intended target of the attack but was merely the victim of a hit gone wrong.       ...
2019-06-20 03:15

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

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

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
2019-06-18 10:30

Brooklyn woman sickened by ‘bleach’ at deadly Dominican resort A Brooklyn woman says a minibar soda left her violently ill and spewing blood at the same Dominican Republic resort where three American guests recently died — and that she was offered a couple’s massage to keep her mouth shut. Awilda Montes, 43, tol...
2019-06-08 06:30

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

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

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

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 judge sends 6 to trial in giant Odebrecht scandal SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered a former Senate president, an ex-public works minister and four other people to stand trial in a bribery scandal involving Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht. ...
2019-06-22 06:45

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

Tributes pour in for British tourists who plunged to death 'while taking selfie' on beach in Spain This is the first photo of two British holidaymakers who died after they plunged off a cliff while reportedly taking a selfie on Spain's Costa Blanca....
2019-07-05 15:30

The Latest: Trudeau: D-Day fighters died ‘for you and me’ OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The Latest on the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is hailing D-Day fighters who sacrificed their lives 75 years ago on the beaches of Normandy for future generat...
2019-06-06 13:45

Economist Martin Feldstein Has Died at Age 79 Martin Feldstein, a top adviser for Republican presidents and one of the most influential academic economists of his generation, died Tuesday at the age of 79....
2019-06-12 01:45

In honor of the 19 firefighters who died 6 years ago _____ TUCSON – It’s been six years to the day since 19 brave firefighters died while fighting the flames of a wildfire here in Arizona. It was June 30th, 2013 when 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died while fighting the Yarnel...
2019-07-01 00:30

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

Dominican prosecutors identify man accused of paying for attempted hit on David Ortiz Police are searching for the man accused of paying for the attempted hit on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, identified as Alberto Miguel Rodriguez Mota....
2019-06-19 01:00

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

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 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

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
2019-06-18 14:01

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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 police say they've arrested man accused of being behind David Ortiz shooting Víctor Hugo Gómez is accused of ordering the killing of his cousin, Sixto David Fernández. Authorities say hit men confused Ortiz with Fernández.       ...
2019-06-29 01:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How Dominican cops rounded up ‘crew’ suspected of David Ortiz shooting Red Sox great David Ortiz was the victim of a botched hit job carried out by a crew of would-be assassins paid about $8,000 to gun him down, authorities in the Dominican Republic revealed Wednesday Police said they’ve now detained six people in the a...
2019-06-13 06:30

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Emmy-Winning Actor Rip Torn Has Died at the Age of 88 (LOS ANGELES) — Rip Torn, the free-spirited Texan who overcame his quirky name to become a distinguished actor in theater, television and movies and win an Emmy in his 60s for his comedy turn on TV’s “The Larry Sanders Show,” ...
2019-07-10 14:45

When my mother died, I inherited her best friend – and she became family I was in a horrible, frightening place after the death of my mum. Then Les arrived and the fog began to liftGrowing up, your parents’ friends can feel like extras in the drama of your life: there, but peripheral to the action. Les was that for me. Sh...
2019-06-11 21:30

Bicyclist struck in Sioux Falls has died SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Police say a bicyclist struck by a motorist in Sioux Falls has died. Authorities say 84-year old Kenneth Gunderson died Wednesday morning of internal injuries. A pickup driver hit him at an Interstate 29 intersection about 7 ...
2019-06-12 20:15

Angels Pitcher Tyler Skaggs Has Died The Los Angeles Angels announced today that starting pitcher Tyler Skaggs died in Texas this morning. So far no cause of death has been reported. He was 27 years old....
2019-07-02 05:45

Crusader King Died Because He Refused to Eat His Greens A French sleuth may have solved the mystery of the death of France's famed King Louis IX, better known as Saint Louis. ...
2019-06-23 17:15

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late ...
2019-05-22 07:45

How the Fiat-Renault merger deal died In Italy, FCA Chairman John Elkann’s patience was wearing thin. The scion of the Agnelli family and disciple of the late Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne was also getting updates on the Renault board meeting back in Paris, and to him, this latest French go...
2019-06-07 06:00

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas h...
2019-06-09 21:00

Oak tree planted by Macron, Trump has died A sapling planted by the French and US presidents on the White House lawn, meant to symbolize friendship between the two nations, has died. It had been living in US quarantine for the last year....
2019-06-10 13:15

Couple who died on Fiji vacation may have been poisoned A young Texas couple who died on a dream vacation in Fiji may have been poisoned — after infectious disease was officially ruled out as the cause, authorities said. David Paul, 37, and his wife, Michelle Paul, 35, died two days apart after checking i...
2019-06-27 22:15

An average of 1 migrant child has died each day since 2014: UN Migrant children have died or gone missing at the rate of nearly one per day worldwide over the past five years, with treacherous journeys like those across the Mediterranean or the US-Mexico border, according to the UN migration agency....
2019-06-28 23:00

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
2019-05-23 16:30

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would have died US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said the US air force was “cocked and loaded” to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the...
2019-06-21 23:15

UN: On average, one migrant child has died per day since 2014 A report by the UN's migration office said children are dying during migration at alarming rates, most of them perishing on the Mediterranean. The deadliest routes for children are those that involve water crossings....
2019-06-29 07:30

Ex-KKR dealmaker Alex Navab, 53, died while on vacation Alex Navab — a dealmaker who had once been a leading candidate to succeed billionaire Henry Kravis at buyout firm KKR & Co. — died on Sunday at age 53. Navab died while on vacation with his family, his firm Navab Capital Partners said in a statement ...
2019-07-09 11:30

2 Texas men died trying to jump car over open drawbridge LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Two Texas men are dead after trying to jump a compact car across the gap on a raised drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles (9.65 kilometers) sou...
2019-05-25 03:30

How we live together: 'I moved in when my mum died. I feel loved here' The resident and her live-in assistantI moved in last summer as a live-in assistant, sharing a house with people with learning disabilities. I had met Kathy briefly some years ago, but got short shrift when I mentioned it, as she was adamant we hadn’...
2019-05-25 16:30

He Died After He Was Taken Off Life Support. Then Walked Through The Door The hospital staff was insistent, but Brenda Bennett-Johnson could not be sure. It was May 13 and Bennett-Johnson and her sister Rosie Brooks were visiting the intensive care unit at Chicago's Mercy......
2019-06-15 02:00

Man who fell off motorized scooter in Midtown has died A Manhattan man who fell off his motorized scooter in Midtown has died from his injuries, police confirmed Sunday. Jeffery Davidson, 60, was driving his scooter near Park Avenue and East 58th Street at about 8:45 pm Friday when he fell off the bike a...
2019-07-08 09:15

Malaysia’s Last Known Male Sumatran Rhino Has Died The last known male Sumatran rhino in Malaysia has died following a months-long battle with worsening health, National Geographic reports. The death poses a further threat to the critically endangered species of which fewer than 80 remain in the worl...
2019-05-28 09:15

Man who died while working on sign in Indiana was crushed DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say an Illinois man who died while working on a sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana was accidentally pinned and crushed. Police in Dyer issued an update Monday on the investigation into the death of 62-year-old ...
2019-05-21 14:31

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

Dominican baseball players 'embarrassed' over David Ortiz shooting: 'It's an international shame' Major League Baseball players from the Dominican Republic feel “embarrassed” by the shooting that wounded David Ortiz at a Santo Domingo bar over the weekend, Eduardo Nunez said Wednesday....
2019-06-14 17:45

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

Dominican tourism expert warns of 'catastrophe' if authorities stonewall in death probes The picturesque, sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic have become the backdrop for a rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury, all-inclusive hotels....
2019-06-20 00:15

Baseball star David Ortiz awake in Boston after surgery for Dominican shooting David Ortiz, the retired baseball star who played for the Boston Red Sox, was awake and stable after undergoing surgery in Boston on Monday night for wounds suffered when he was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 21:45

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

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

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

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

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