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Police leads into Thai resort slayings dry up

Police leads into the slaying of two British tourists on a Thai resort island have collapsed, as the ruling junta warned the country is not always safe for foreign visitors.

Lava on Hawaii continues moving through vacant lot - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) - Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano continues to move slowly through a vacant lot in a rural subdivision. Hawaii County spokesman Kevin Dayton says it looks like the lava will bypass homes in the Kaohe Homesteads subdivision.

Norfolk Island considers gay marriage

CAM Christian, who like many islanders can claim lineage to the master's mate who led a mutiny aboard the HMS Bounty, hopes Canberra won't intervene.

Japanese pop group Arashi expected to help boost Hawaii's economy

Ko Olina was a flurry of activity and dust Monday as workers bustled to prepare the stage for Japanese musical super-group Arashi. 

Kannaway Makes History & Headline News in Puerto Rico

SAN DIEGO -- Kannaway, LLC, is the first hemp lifestyle network marketing company to offer cannabidiol (CBD)-rich hemp botanical products in the U.S. and now Puerto Rico. The Company hosted a very successful ...

Tom Hiddleston to star in King Kong prequel 'Skull Island'

Annie Martin LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Tom Hiddleston will star in "Skull Island," an origin tale set on King Kong's mysterious home island.

Tom Hiddleston Will Face Off Against King Kong For ‘Skull Island’

Tom Hiddleston is set to travel to "Skull Island" with "The Kings of Summer" director Jordan Vogt-Roberts.

Hokulea, Hikianalia travel to Swains Island

The voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia were docked at Swains Island Monday.

Downside play in Royal Caribbean

One trader is positioning for the possibility that Royal Caribbean Cruises will give up some recent gains. More than 3,100 October 62.50 puts have traded in volume well above the strike's previous open ...

Cuba's Ebola aid is the latest example of its 'medical diplomacy'

WHO's director general Margaret Chan welcomed the Cuban aid, the largest offer of a foreign medical team from a single country during the outbreak. read more

British Virgin Islands: Tennis getaway

Having a bad tennis day? Worse yet, a bad tennis year? Improve your game amid the rolling hills, blue waters and secluded beaches of Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands, where Rosewood Little Dix Bay offers Legends Camp, a five-day tennis getaway.

Ecuador: Take a holiday cruise through the Galapagos Islands

If you’re looking for an adventurous way to spend the winter holidays, Vaya Adventures is offering a Dec. 23 departure for a cruise on the Beagle through the Galapagos Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

FIFA audit panel member implicated in Cayman Islands corruption probe is stood down from duty

ZURICH - FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.

US Virgin Islands travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to the US Virgin Islands

US Virgin Islands travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to the US Virgin Islands

Puerto Rico travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to Puerto Rico

Montserrat travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to Montserrat

Bahamas travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to the Bahamas

Bahamas travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to the Bahamas

Dominica travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to Dominica

Dominica travel guide

Our Caribbean expert Fred Mawer offers an essential guide to Dominica

FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty

FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption. Canover Watson was questioned last month by police anti-corruption and financial crime units in his native Cayman Islands. FIFA said on Tuesday that audit committee chairman Domenico Scala ''decided to temporarily relieve until further notice Canover Watson, to whom the presumption of innocence ...

Yankees prospects 2014 season recap: Staten Island Yankees

Recapping the 2014 season by the Staten Island Yankees. Following Andrew's thorough recap of the Gulf Coast League Yankees' teams yesterday, today we move up a level to review the high points and players to watch that spent their season with the Staten Island Yankees. As with the GCL teams, Short Season-A players only played an abbreviated season.

CUBA Beverage Company announces new distribution deal with DPI Specialty Foods in Ontario, California

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUBA Beverage Company ("CUBA")(OTC: CUBV) has announced a new distribution deal with DPI Specialty Foods at their corporate headquarters in Ontario, ...

FIFA Financial Watchdog Member Suspended Over Corruption Inquiry

A member of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee has been temporarily suspended following his arrest on allegations of corruption and money laundering in his native Cayman Islands, soccer’s global governing body said.

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FIFA finance watchdog member temporarily suspended during probe

BERNE (Reuters) - FIFA has temporarily suspended a member of its financial watchdog after he was arrested on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering in his native Cayman Islands, soccer's governing body said on Tuesday. Domenico Scala, head of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee, said that although preliminary investigations had not established any connection between the allegations and ...

Soccer-FIFA finance watchdog member temporarily suspended during probe

BERNE, Sept 16 (Reuters) - FIFA has temporarily suspended a member of its financial watchdog after he was arrested on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering in his native Cayman Islands, soccer's governing body said on Tuesday. Domenico Scala, head of FIFA's Audit and Compliance Committee, said that although preliminary investigations had not established any connection between the ...

Idyllic Islands Belie Coup Culture as Fiji Heads to the Polls

Flanked by a stage adorned with flowers and hibiscus-print fabric, Frank Bainimarama smiled at protesters interrupting his campaign speech to about 1,000 Fijian expatriates in New Zealand. Asked if the ballot will bring an end to Fiji's destabilizing coup culture, Bainimarama, 60, told the audience in Auckland last month "there'll be no coup" -- as long as they vote for him. A smooth vote could ...

Thai police sweep scenic island of Koh Tao in hunt for killer of 2 British tourists

Police on the scenic resort island of Koh Tao in southern Thailand conducted a sweep of hotels and workers' residences Tuesday searching for clues into the slayings of two British tourists whose nearly naked, battered bodies were found on a beach a day earlier.

DOT launches Child Passenger Safety Week

The Hawaii Department of Transportation launched Child Passenger Safety Week on Monday, Sept. 15, with a clear message: Let’s protect our keiki. During a news conference at the Hawaii State Capitol, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui was joined by members of the HDOT, the county police departments, the departments of Health and Education and child passenger safety advocates to reaffirm their commitment to ...

Watch at 5: Large, dangerous swell rolls into south shores

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Murder probe as bodies of two Britons found naked in Thai resort

(09-15 18:29) The naked bodies of two British tourists were found beaten to death on a Thai beach Monday, police said, sparking a murder hunt on the popular resort island of Koh Tao. The ...

D.C. United vs. Waterhouse FC preview: Behind Enemy Lines with The Home Of Caribbean Football

To get the Jamaican perspective on D.C. United's CCL match against Waterhouse, we asked Nathan from Caribbean soccer blog The Home of Caribbean Football a few questions. Tomorrow night's game between D.C. United and Waterhouse FC in Kingston is looking like the most crucial game in Group 4. A win for Waterhouse would require United to win home and away - and by more than one goal - over Tauro FC ...

Cayman weighs adopting daylight savings time

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — The Cayman Islands is considering a switch to daylight savings time, citing potential benefits to its financial services and tourism sectors.

Cayman weighs adopting daylight savings time

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — The Cayman Islands is considering a switch to daylight savings time, citing potential benefits to its financial services and tourism sectors.

Chafee sees state as future leader in wind energy

Rhode Island will have a major role to play in the offshore wind industry, even though a developer chose to use a Massachusetts port to build a large wind farm, Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday. Rhode Island ...

People with paralysis explore therapeutic effects of scuba diving

Some people with spinal-cord-related injuries report feeling better after diving trips.

Fitch Maintains Negative Watch on Puerto Rico Electric Power Auth's Rev Bonds

Fitch Ratings maintains the Rating Watch Negative on $8.7 billion of Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority power revenue bonds. The bonds are rated 'CC'.

Signature Vacations Solidifies Its Position as the One-Stop for All Inclusive Packages

Customers currently looking for vacation ideas for a winter sun getaway are sure to find it at Signature Vacations, as the long standing tour operator unveils a broader and enhanced product range this ...

The Incredible Toys Of Billionaire Richard Branson

DeepFlight From spaceships to hot air balloons, billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson is always playing with some new toy.  He’s set world records with kite boards, planes, and even rockets through endeavors with Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Oceanic, and Virgin Galactic. He even has two islands in the Caribbean dedicated to parties and adventures. We’ve rounded up some of ...

'Fall into Paradise' With Amelia Island Hotel's Deep Post-Summer Discounts

It's time to "fall" into paradise for a relaxing post-summer vacation at one of the top Fernandina Beach hotels on Amelia Island, where special promotions await for those looking to enjoy a tranquil ...

Thai police hunt British man after two backpackers are murdered on holiday island

Detectives on Koh Tao say they wish to speak to one of the travelling companions of the murdered man who disappeared shortly after the brutal ...

Koh Tao The fall of a laidback party island

Koh Tao - meaning Turtle Island - is a popular tourist destination in the Gulf of Thailand, near Koh Samui and the full moon party island of Koh Phangan. Home to around 2,000 people, the tiny isle ...

Police probe murder of 2 British tourists on beach at Thailand island resort

Thai workers carry the bodies of two British tourists on Koh Tao island in the Surat Thani province of southern Thailand on Sept 15, 2014. The tourists were found beaten to death on a beach in ...

Insight Vacations Unveils Egyptian Itineraries

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. -- Insight Vacations (R) is thrilled to release their exciting new Egyptian itineraries, set to launch in January 2015. Insight has a legacy of bringing travelers to Egypt spanning more ...

Afro-Caribbean nonprofit to move to East Harlem

The nation's leading Afro-Caribbean cultural center is set to break ground on a new home at a decommissioned historic firehouse in East Harlem. The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute ...

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. Declares Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend

Royal Caribbean Hits 52-Week High: Right Time to Buy?

Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) scaled a new 52-week high of $67.83 in the first half of the trading session on Sep 12.

Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. What parkgoers may not know is that William Mangels designed and ...
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