Couple face up to six years in jail for taking sand from Italian beach

CNN.com (CNN) — We’ve all been tempted to bring a little bit of paradise home from our holidays. But the urge has backfired on a French couple, who are facing up to six years in prison for removing sand from a beach in Sardinia, where they had been on vacation. The Italian island’s white sand is protected, […]

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Dominican Republic hotel where American woman was beaten temporarily closing

NBCNews.com Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, suffered severe cuts and bruises to her face while at Majestic Elegance resort in Punta Cana in January. The Dominican Republic resort, where a Delaware woman claimed she was brutally beaten earlier this year, will be shuttered for almost three months, hotel operators said. The Majestic Elegance Punta Cana is closing […]

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The Best Months To Travel In 2019

Forbes.com Your vacation days from 2018 may be gone, but it’s time to start planning your days off for next year. If you want to make the most of your budget, start planning now, using data from Hipmunk that calculates when you can benefit from the highest domestic flight savings throughout the upcoming year. Traveling outside of […]

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More protests as US raises Hong Kong travel warning amid growing unrest

The United States raised its travel warning for Hong Kong, urging increased caution by visitors to the Chinese territory in the face of what it described as civil unrest after months of sometimes violent street protests. The protests in the Asian financial hub began with opposition to a now-suspended extradition law and have evolved into […]

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U.S. NEWS Two United Airlines pilots arrested before flight from Scotland to U.S.

NBCNews 8/4/19 “We hold all of our employees to the highest standards and have a strict, no tolerance policy for alcohol,” United Airlines said in a statement. Two United Airlines pilots were arrested in Scotland on Saturday morning for drinking before taking control of the aircraft they were supposed to fly to the United States. […]

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The Best Places to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

1. Melbourne, Florida Best Places to Live 2018 Rank: 29 Metro Population: 560,683 Median Home Price: $163,042 Median Annual Salary: $46,520 If you’re seeking the top spot on the Best Places to Live Near the Beach list, look no further than Melbourne. Along with year-round warm weather and ample public beaches, the Melbourne metro area […]

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A Delta pilot was removed from a fully boarded plane and arrested on suspicion of being intoxicated

Per CNN (CNN)A Delta pilot was taken off a fully boarded plane on Tuesday morning at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport and arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol, airport spokesman Patrick Hogan told CNN. The pilot, 37-year-old Gabriel Lyle Schroeder from Rosemount, Minnesota, was arrested a little after 11 a.m. local […]

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