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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 26, 2016 By United Press International On May 26, 1994, Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley, the only child of Elvis Presley, were married in the Dominican Republic. They divorced two years later.
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Springfield heroin trafficker sentenced to serve 9-10 years SPRINGFIELD A 53-year-old native of the Dominican Republic who had been living illegally in Springfield has been sentenced to serve between nine and 10 years behind bars for trafficking heroin.The Republican newspaper reports Orlando Genao was sentenced M | May 24, 2016 6:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Boston, Massachusetts
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Passengers say 2 tarantulas got loose on flight The Air Transat plane was headed from the Dominican Republic to Canada when passengers noticed two stowaways | May 24, 2016 08:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Houston, Texas
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Passengers panic as tarantulas crawl through airplane Passengers shouted and stood on their seats after a pair of tarantulas got loose on an Air Transat flight last month headed from the Dominican Republic to Canada, according to multiple reports. | May 23, 2016 7:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Dayton, Ohio
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Stowaway tarantulas terrorize airline passengers en route to Canada Marilyn MalaraWASHINGTON, May 21 (UPI) -- Two large tarantulas from the Dominican Republic stowed away in a recent passenger flight to Canada, terrorizing all on board.
United Press International | May 21, 2016 7:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Melissa Joan Hart Celebrated Her 40th Birthday in the Dominican Republic Forty never looked so good! Melissa Joan Hart and 11 gal pals hopped on a plane and headed to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, on May 12th to celebrate the actress’ milestone birthday at the Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa.The group spent fiv
US Magazine | May 21, 2016 02:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bahamas detains Dominican fishing boat, crew for poaching NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) Authorities in the Bahamas have detained 11 fishermen from the Dominican Republic and seized their vessel on suspicion of fishing illegally in the island chain.
Yahoo! News | May 20, 2016 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aggressive spiders cause panic on Canada-bound plane Two tarantulas that likely escaped from a passengers bag caused upheaval on an Air Transat flight from Punta Cana, in the Dominican Republic, to MontrealThe sight of tarantulas scurrying through the cabin on a recent Canada-bound flight left passengers sc
The Guardian | May 20, 2016 5:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Oath of allegiance: Ceremony makes 27 people from 17 countries U.S. citizens Journeys for 27 people that began in countries such as South Africa, Taiwan, Spain and the Dominican Republic ended Thursday in Helena where they pledged allegiance to the United States.
Helena Independent Record | May 19, 2016 10:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Helena, Montana
2 new Zika-related deaths reported in D.R. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic today reported two new deaths from a paralyzing disorder linked to the mosquito-borne Zika virus that is spreading through the hemisphere. | May 19, 2016 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio