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Police: Carbon monoxide killed 3 tourists at Bahamas resort

Jun. 28, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Carbon monoxide poisoning killed three U.S. tourists found dead at a resort in the Bahamas in May, police announced Tuesday. Authorities did not provide further details, saying the deaths were still under investigation. The victims had...

Tropical storm warning for parts of Florida, Cuba, Bahamas

Jun. 03, 2022 22:59 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tropical storm warnings were issued Friday for much of the Florida peninsula, Cuba and the Bahamas as a system that battered Mexico moves through the Gulf of Mexico, killing at least two in Cuba and bringing threats of heavy rain and wind for the weekend. ...

Storm watches posted for Florida as system moves into Gulf

Jun. 02, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical storm watches were posted Thursday for Florida, Cuba and the Bahamas as the system that battered Mexico moves to the east. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the storm once known as Agatha in the Pacific Ocean will be known as Alex in...

In Commonwealth, queen’s jubilee draws protests and apathy

May. 31, 2022 05:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After seven decades on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II is widely viewed in the U.K. as a rock in turbulent times. But in Britain's former colonies, many see her as an anchor to an imperial past whose damage still lingers. So while the U.K. is celebrating the queen’s...

Browns' Watson caps busy week as NFL investigation continues

May. 20, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's week included meeting with NFL investigators and golf in the Bahamas with his new Browns teammates. Next week he'll be back on the field, and under more public scrutiny. Some of the women who have accused Cleveland's quarterback of...

Surgeon: Pilot had remarkable recovery after passing out

May. 20, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The 64-year-old pilot of a small plane who became incapacitated, leaving his passenger with no flying experience to land the Cessna in Florida earlier this month, suffered a tear in his aorta, his surgeon said. Dr. Nishant Patel, a cardiothoracic...

Passenger who landed plane says 'hand of God' was with him

May. 16, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

A Florida man with no flying experience who kept his cool while landing a small plane says “the hand of God” was with him after the pilot collapsed at the controls. Darren Harrison told NBC's “Today" show that he was relaxing with his feet up in the back of the single-engine...

Bahamas calls on US labs to help solve deaths of 3 tourists

May. 09, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Samples taken from three tourists from Tennessee and Florida who died at a resort in the Bahamas under mysterious circumstances have been sent to a lab in the U.S. to expedite results and help authorities understand what happened, officials said Monday. ...

3 US tourists die at Bahamas hotel after falling ill

May. 07, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three U.S. tourists have died at a resort in the Bahamas after falling ill, officials of the Atlantic island nation confirmed, and another was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. Acting Prime Minister Chester Cooper issued a statement Friday saying that police...

2 Bahamian players in MLB game: Marlins' Chisholm, Nats' Fox

Apr. 27, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Growing up as childhood friends in the Bahamas, Jazz Chisholm Jr. and Lucius Fox talked about one day reaching the majors together. On Wednesday night, they shared a ballfield as starters in the big leagues — Chisholm at second base for the Miami Marlins, Fox at...