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Orioles minor league pitcher Miguel Gonzalez dead after car accident in Dominican Republic

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Orioles minor league pitcher Miguel Gonzalez dead after car accident in Dominican Republic


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Furacão Irma deixa 10 mortos nas Antilhas e caminha para República Dominicana

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Furacão Irma deixa 10 mortos nas Antilhas e caminha para República Dominicana


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The Latest: Irma’s death toll rises to 10 in the Caribbean

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The Latest: Irma’s death toll rises to 10 in the Caribbean


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Mainer stuck in Dominican Republic describes preps for Irma

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Mainer stuck in Dominican Republic describes preps for Irma


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New nonstop charter flights to Dominican Republic to make KCI more international

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New nonstop charter flights to Dominican Republic to make KCI more international


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Blue Jays sign 16-year-old Brazilian pitcher Pardinho,

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Blue Jays sign 16-year-old Brazilian pitcher Pardinho,


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  • First on CNN: An inside look at Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic
    First on CNN: An inside look at Sen. Menendez's vacation spot in the Dominican Republic

    , cnn.com

    Newark, New Jersey (CNN)Federal prosecutors in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have painted a posh picture of the New Jersey Democrat living beyond his means on white sand beaches at resorts in the Dominican Republic, all thanks to his friend and co-defendant, Dr. Salomon Melgen. "You're going to see pictures of all these events that ... the government talked about as some sort of fancy resort," defense attorney Kirk Ogrosky told the jury during opening statements earlier this month
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Sports

  • Venezuela loses 2018 Caribbean baseball tournament amid protests
    Venezuela loses 2018 Caribbean baseball tournament amid protests

    , channelnewsasia.com

    CARACAS: The 2018 Caribbean Series baseball tournament, originally slated to be held in Venezuela, has been relocated to Mexico, the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation said, amid a wave of violent protests in the South American country. The confederation did not specify why the tournament, which brings together the champions of professional winter leagues from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Mexico, will not be held in Venezuela
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    Categories: Sports |  Society & Culture | 
    Places: Caribbean |  Dominican Republic |  Venezuela |  Singapore | 

Business

  • Trump crackdown has US Latinos too scared to spend
    Trump crackdown has US Latinos too scared to spend

    , cnbc.com

    Before Donald Trump was elected US president, Eulalio Vasquez was doing a good job of living the American dream. A native of the Dominican Republic, he arrived in New York aged 18, worked in a supermarket, a Nabisco factory and ultimately found a commercial niche lifting the spirits of his fellow immigrants in the south Bronx. He began as a clown, performing at children's birthday celebrations at weekends
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    Categories: Politics & Government |  Business | 
    Tags: Politicians |  Donald John Trump | 

Family & Parenting

  • Young mum dies in agony after getting 'boob job, butt job and tummy tuck on same foreign trip'
    Young mum dies in agony after getting 'boob job, butt job and tummy tuck on same foreign trip'

    , mirror.co.uk

    A young mother has died after undergoing cosmetic surgery procedures including a boob job, a tummy tuck and a butt enhancement on the same overseas trip, police say. The search for beauty ended tragically for Janelle Edwards, who died of complications from a series of plastic surgeries she got in the Dominican Republic, police sources said Saturday. She is understood to have died from a killer blood clot
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    Tags: Motherhood |  Death & Dying |  Obituary |  Young moms |  Died | 
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Society & Culture

  • Venezuela loses 2018 Caribbean baseball tournament amid protests
    Venezuela loses 2018 Caribbean baseball tournament amid protests

    , channelnewsasia.com

    CARACAS: The 2018 Caribbean Series baseball tournament, originally slated to be held in Venezuela, has been relocated to Mexico, the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation said, amid a wave of violent protests in the South American country. The confederation did not specify why the tournament, which brings together the champions of professional winter leagues from Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Puerto Rico and Mexico, will not be held in Venezuela
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    Categories: Sports |  Society & Culture | 
    Places: Caribbean |  Dominican Republic |  Venezuela |  Singapore | 

Education

  • What this graduate, first in her family to go to college, learned on her path to success
    What this graduate, first in her family to go to college, learned on her path to success

    , chicagotribune.com

    On Monday morning, Barbara Jimenez-Soriano will stand in front of her Chicago high school graduating class and deliver a speech that begins with this sentence: "Throughout the years, I've realized the obstacles aren't always the enemy." It's a wise sentence filled with words that not so many years ago would have sounded to her like gibberish. Jimenez-Soriano, who is 17, left the Dominican Republic when she was in fifth grade, settling for a few months in New York before she and her mother landed in Chicago
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Travel & Recreation

  • New nonstop charter flights to Dominican Republic to make KCI more international
    New nonstop charter flights to Dominican Republic to make KCI more international

    , kansascity.com

    Kansas City International Airport will get its third international route with Vacation Express launching new nonstop charter flights to the Dominican Republic. Vacation Express will offer the charter flights between KCI and Punta Cana between Feb. 18 and Aug. 3, according to an announcement Monday. Flights depart Kansas City on Fridays and return on Thursday as part of six-night packages offered by the Atlanta-based tour operator
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Law & Crime

  • Openings slated Tuesday in district attorney's bribery trial
    Openings slated Tuesday in district attorney's bribery trial

    , wbrc.com

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Opening statements are scheduled Tuesday morning in the federal bribery trial of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams. Jurors were selected Monday for the trial of the two-term Democrat, who's accused of taking bribes worth tens of thousands of dollars in exchange for legal favors. Prosecutors allege Williams accepted gifts such as an all-inclusive vacation to the Dominican Republic, a couch and a Jaguar convertible from two business owners between 2010 and 2015
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    Tags: Crimes |  Lawyers |  Bribery |  Practice of Law | 

Life & Style

  • Local church brings Dominican orphans to Omaha
    Local church brings Dominican orphans to Omaha

    , ketv.com

    After a 20-day delay, Grace Baptist Church in Papillion was able to bring a group of orphans from the Dominican Republic to Omaha. Local church brings Dominican orphans to Omaha After a 20-day delay, Grace Baptist Church in Papillion was able to bring a group of orphans from the Dominican Republic to Omaha. WEBVTT THEIR TRIP TO OMAHA ALMOSTDIDN'T HAPPEN.LAURANN ROBINSON CAUGHT UP WITHTHEM AND UPDATES THIS DEVELOPINGSTORY
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