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  1. American man who preyed on underage girls in Dominican Republic gets 17 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | The Salinas Californian

    Theodore Symonds reportedly sought sex and nude photos from a 13-year-old girl who has his name tattood on her skin. American man who preyed on underage girls in Dominican Republic gets 17 years in prison Theodore Symonds reportedly sought sex and nude photos from a 13-year-old girl who has his name tattood on her skin.

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  2. Raiders return from a life changinga tripRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Xenia Daily Gazette

    While most college students are working summer jobs, internships or making up classes, the Wright State University men's basketball team traveled to the Dominican Republic in early August. Their time was spent putting shoes on the feet of children from the Caribbean country located on the island of Hispaniola.

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  3. Taiwan Says China 'out of Control' as It Loses El Salvador to BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Chosun Ilbo

    ... Taiwan will lose as a diplomatic ally since Tsai came to office in 2016, following Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, Sao Tome and Principe and Panama. Amanda Mansour, spokeswoman of the de facto U.S. embassy in Taiwan, told Reuters in a written ...

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  4. El Salvador, Taiwan Break Ties as China Isolates Island FoeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily News

    ... both diplomatic and economic pressure. Earlier this year, the West African nation of Burkina Faso and the Dominican Republic broke ties with Taiwan and resumed or established diplomatic relations with China. Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu on ...

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  5. Ecuador wants regional summit on Venezuela migration crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... it was inviting Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay, Panama, Dominican Republic, Uruguay, and Venezuela to a Sept. 17-18 meeting in Quito. The diplomatic activity comes amid a ballooning exodus that has ...

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  6. Taiwan seethes as El Salvador crosses red line for BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Standard

    ... Taiwan has lost as a diplomatic ally since Tsai came to office in 2016, following Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, Sao Tome and Principe and Panama. Jean Manes, the US ambassador in El Salvador, wrote in a Twitter post that the United States ...

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  7. U.S. Man Gets 17 Years in Prison for Traveling to Dominican Republic to Prey on GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Times

    An American man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to traveling to the Dominican Republic to prey on underage girls. The man, Theodore Symonds, 51, had traveled to Puerto Plata, known for its silvery waters and beach resorts, to engage in sexual conduct with two girls in March 2017, the United States attorney's office for the Southern District of Florida said on Friday , a day after the sentencing.

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  8. US concerned as Salvador shifts from Taiwan to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... ly country" and predicting, "This will have serious consequences." Panama made the switch in 2017 and the Dominican Republic did the same earlier this year. Taiwan is still recognized by 16 small countries and the Vatican.

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  9. Top prospect finds home in Indians systemRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cleveland Indians

    Indians prospect George Valera used to consider the Dominican Republic his second home, the place where he visited family and always had a great time, but it wasn't really his home-home . Valera was a native New Yorker, a kid from the Bronx with tons of talent and bright future in the United States.

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  10. Taiwan loses another diplomatic ally as El Salvador switches to BeijingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WAAY

    ... country reduces the number of Taipei's formal diplomatic allies to just 17. Both Burkina Faso and the Dominican Republic cut ties with Taiwan in May. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Salvadoran counterpart in Beijing on Tuesday morning ...

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  11. In fresh diplomatic setback, Taiwan loses El Salvador to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... Taiwan will lose as a diplomatic ally since Tsai came to office in 2016, following Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, Sao Tome and Principe and Panama. China's hostility to Taiwan has grown since Tsai's election as Beijing fears she wishes to ...

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  12. PROGRESS at the PLATERead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... ther shortstop out there, he's probably not making that play." Navarro, who is from San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic, has turned 33 double plays and said

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  13. Taiwan, El Salvador Cut Ties as China Woos Another AllyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... The break with El Salvador leaves Taiwan with just 17 diplomatic partners, after Burkina Faso and the Dominican Republic switched recognition to the government in Beijing earlier this year. El Salvador's presidential office tweeted that the country ...

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  14. Taiwan loses another ally to ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... will lose as a diplomatic ally since President Tsai came to office in 2016, following Burkina Faso, the Dominican Republic, Sao Tome and Principe and Panama. China's hostility to Taiwan has grown since Tsai's election as Beijing fears she wishes to ...

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  15. Taiwan says breaks ties with El SalvadorRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... is the fifth diplomatic loss under her presidency and the third this year, following Burkina Faso and the Dominican Republic. The small African nation of Sao Tome switched recognition to Beijing in late 2016, followed by Panama in June last year. ...

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  16. O's tap into international market for D.R. OFRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Major League Baseball

    The Orioles on Monday announced they have come to terms on a deal with international outfield prospect Isaac Bellony, a 16-year-old out of the Dominican Republic. Bellony, who was born in the Virgin Islands, signed for $220,000, per MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez.

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  17. Countdown to 400 Years of African American HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anderson@Large

    ... 23 because it marks the beginning of the 1791 slave rebellion in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) led by Toussaint L'Ouverture. Slavery was abolished in Haiti in 1783. On August 21, 1831, Nat Turner led a rebellion in ...

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  18. To denounce deforestation, Peruvian actor marries treeRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Santo Domingo, Aug 20 : Peruvian actor Richard Torres has "married" a tree in the Dominican Republic capital to draw attention to the indiscriminate felling of forests. In the curious ceremony on Sunday in the Ciudad Colonial neighbourhood here Torres placed a ring on the tree and told a person who acted as a judge that he accepted the marriage.

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  19. SnakePit Round Table: Rocky Road TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AZ SnakePit

    ... Experience - 50 Man interivew Great read. Suggest checking it out. ""Maybe for guys from Cuba and the Dominican Republic, there's a larger difference because they put more flair into the way they play, and they come to the United States and people ...

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  20. Shooting, disturbances at Haiti-Dominican borderRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 19 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... looking to buy or rent, OneRoof.co.nz has everything you need to find your dream home. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Military officials in the Dominican Repubic say a shootout between troops and cement smugglers at the Haitian border has ...

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