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“We Got Her!” Those must have been sweet words for a Texas mother who saw her 8-year-old girl snatched off the streets of Forth Worth on Saturday, the Forth Worth Star-Telegram reports. Thanks to surveillance video, social media, and two local church members, police were able to tweet the good…
A disturbing story out of Germany, where five people—three of them hotel guests who were impaled by crossbow bolts—have been found dead. A 53-year-old man and two women, ages 30 and 33, checked in to the hotel in rural Bavaria Friday evening and planned to stay three nights….
Officials said three gunmen dressed as military officers raided the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel on Saturday, killing three hotel security guards, an employee and a navy soldier in the ensuing gunbattle. The insurgents had been holed up on the top floor of the hotel after security forces arrived. “Security forces have completed clearance operation,” the military said in a statement, adding all three attackers had been killed.
Expedia Group Inc. is under investigation by the Utah attorney general for allegedly conspiring with the biggest U.S. hotel chains to suppress competition in online travel booking.
The office is investigating whether Expedia conspired with Marriott International Inc., Hilton Worldwide Holdings…
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four insurgents armed with rifles and grenades attacked a luxury hotel in the southwestern coastal town of Gwadar on Saturday, triggering an intense, hours-long shootout in which one hotel guard and all the attackers were killed, officials said.
Balochistan Home Minister Ziaullah Langove said most guests were evacuated from the five-star Pearl Continental Hotel, which helicopters circled as fighting was under way. Police said that in addition to the guard killed by the attackers, at least two other people were wounded but there was no final casualty total. Security forces cordoned off the area and cornered the attackers in a staircase leading to the top floor, the military said in a statement.
The state Coastal Commission on Wednesday levied a record $ 15.6-million penalty against the owner of an upscale coastal hotel in Santa Monica because the hotel was built without proper permits that include providing for more affordable lodging in the area.
The commission, at a meeting in Oxnard,…
An American banker visiting the Caribbean is accused of killing an employee at a five-star hotel—but insists it was done in self-defense, CNN reports. Gavin Hapgood, 44, was arrested and charged with manslaughter on the island of Anguilla after the April 13 incident. A Hapgood rep says the hotel…
A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities.
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Over the course of the day, a series of bombs exploded, including at churches and luxury hotels, killed more than 200 people in Sri Lanka. The Easter Sunday violence was the deadliest the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.