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4 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Pirates

Gaby emerges as option against righties

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Turkey Interested In Top-Level Talks With Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, April 16 -- Turkey wants to hold a top-level dialogue as soon as possible with the Dominican Republic, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who is on an official visit, said.

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Bajan Reporter

Santo Domingan Police dismissed: downfall via charges of extortion, etc.

On 14 April, the Dominican Republic's Executive Branch agreed with the recommendations of the Upper Police Board to forcibly retire or dismiss for bad conduct 27 police officers: four majors, two captains, nine first lieutenants, seven second lieutenants, two sergeant majors, two corporals and one private, yesterday, 14 April.

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National Geographic

Severe Scurvy Struck Christopher Columbus's Crew

In this illustration, Christopher Columbus and his crew land at the island that he named San Salvador, in the modern-day Bahamas.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, World News, Central America, Medicine, Malaria, Health, Vitamin C, Supplement

Daily Mail

I do know how to pronounce Achilies and I'm not an idiot, insists...

I DO know how to pronounce 'Achilles' and I still won, says Indiana student branded worst Wheel Of Fortune contestant ever Julian Batt, 19, guessed the all letters to the answer 'The Mythological Hero Achilles' but instead of pronouncing it the proper way, he said 'A-chill-us' He then went on to make further mistakes guessing The Worlds Fastest Man ... (more)

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World-Grain

Ocrim building facilities in Central America

With the exception of facilities installed in existing buildings, each of the mills was studied and designed in 3D with a modular concept to foresee upgrades and expansions without interfering with the existing unit's operations.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Central America

New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Free 'NYC' condoms smuggled into Dominican Republic

The taxpayer-funded condoms, distributed for free across the five boroughs under a city Health Department program since 2007, are popping up in stores in the Caribbean country at cheaper prices than other condom brands.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

Dolphins Cheerleaders Create "Fantasy" Video Ahead Of Squad Tryouts

Calling all cheerleading-enthusiasts: the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders will soon begin their search for enthusiastic, charismatic and talented women to join their squad.

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ABC News

FBI: Miami Cop Known as 'Milk Man' Helped Dealers

In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing.

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The Daily News Journal

12 ready to take mission trip

A group of 12 female MTSU student-athletes will embark on a mission trip to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic next month.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

National Review Online

Alec Nixon: Menendez Friend Melgen Is Medicare's $20 Million Man

Data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid show Dr. Salomon Melgen, an ophthalmologist in southern Florida, received nearly $21 million in Medicare reimbursements in 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Robert Menendez, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, US Senate, Medicine, Ophthalmology, West Palm Beach, FL

Tire Business

Flynn's Tire rewards dealers with Mexico trip

Flynn's Tire Wholesale recently hosted 65 dealer couples, several key suppliers and employees for its fourth annual Gold Standard Travel Incentive Program trip to the resort area at Riviera Maya, Mexico.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

CTNow.com

New London Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Drug, Gun Offenses

A New London man was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in federal prison for distributing heroin and illegally possessing firearms, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, World News, Federal Prisons, Prison, US Secret Service, US News

SmarterTravel

JetBlue Spring Flights from $41+ O/W

Valid until April 22, JetBlue's latest sale discounts travel from mid-May through mid-June.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

Miami internal affairs cop arrested on cocaine trafficking charges

An internal affairs officer with the Miami-Dade Police Department has been charged with helping drug smugglers and orchestrating a murder-for-hire plot to have assassins dressed as cops kill their rivals, officials said.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Watch: Mariners' Robinson Cano on Dominican Republic, his journey to MLB

Produced by JAY-Z's Life+Times, " Where I'm From: Robinson Cano " gives fans a glimpse into the role baseball plays in Cano's hometown of San Pedro de Macoris,where the game is viewed as the easiest way out of crippling poverty.

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Travel World News

BlueDiamond Resorts Inaugurates the New Royalton Punta Cana Resort &...

From L to R: Stephen Hunter, President of the Sunwing Travel Group; Danilo Medina, President of the Dominican Republic; Francisco Javier GarcA a, Minister of Tourism, Dominican Republic, at the inauguration of the Royalton Punta Cana and Memories Splash resorts.

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CNN

A Hispaniola Holocaust; "The Beheadings of Moca children" ("El...

The dramatic story "Memory for my departure from the island of Santo Domingo on April 28, 1805" , the Dominican Jurisconsultist Gaspar de Arredondo y Pichardo, reveals that forty children were beheaded in the Church of Moca, and that the bodies were found in the presbytery, which is the space that surrounds the main altar of the churches.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Low-cost Dominican surgeries spark warnings by U.S.

Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Associate Protection Officer: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Applications must be emailed to JPOCoordinator@state.gov by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on the date indicated in order to be considered.

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