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Matt Gaetz Said His ‘Travel Records’ Would Exonerate Him. They Don’t.

Caroline BrehmanWhen it first came out last week that Rep. Matt Gaetz was under investigation for his sexual involvement with a 17-year-old, the Florida Republican said his travel records would exonerate him.“It is a horrible allegation, and it is a lie,” Gaetz told Tucker Carlson on Fox News a week ago. “The New York Times is running a story that I have traveled with a 17-year-old woman, and that is verifiably false. People can look at my travel records and see that that is not the

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Pamplico man charged with domestic violence while on vacation at Hilton Head Island

PAMPLICO, S.C. (WBTW) — A Pamplico man was charged with domestic violence while on vacation in Hilton Head, according to deputies.

Robert Bostick allegedly got into an argument with a woman March 20 at the Westin Hotel on Hilton Head Island, according to deputies. The argument started at the pool of the hotel, and continued in a hotel room.

The victim tried recording the argument and threatened to call the police on Bostick, when he took her phone out of her hands and threw it at the door, according to deputies. The victim tried to go to the hotel balcony

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Tourist charged in fatal Hawaii vacation rental fight

HONOLULU (AP) — A tourist from Pittsburgh has been charged with manslaughter after a deadly fight in a Hawaii vacation rental, police said.

A second tourist from Boston who had been arrested was released with no charges filed, police on the Big Island said Wednesday.

Police were called to a Kailua-Kona vacation rental early Monday where a 30-year-old man wasn’t breathing.

An autopsy showed that Abhishek Gupta of Pittsburgh was strangled, police said.

A preliminary investigation found that an argument between the men turned physical, police said.

Benjamin Fleming, 37, of Pittsburgh and Alexander Germany-Wald, 31, of Boston were arrested.

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Travel agent in Hawaii charged with 47 felonies after allegedly scamming clients, never actually booking trips

This travel agent may have just booked herself a ticket to jail.

Wendy Wong, who formerly ran the now-defunct House of Aloha Hawaii travel agency, has been charged with 47 felonies after allegedly taking her clients’ money and then canceling their trips at the last minute — without ever providing a refund, Hawaii News Now reported.

Wong’s travel agency reportedly targeted clients in and around Calfirnia’s Bay Area. The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office launched an investigation into House of Aloha in 2019, following complaints from travelers whose itineraries had been canceled by the agency after payment.


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Greenville man charged with murder in connection to Myrtle Beach hotel shooting

Myrtle Beach police have charged a Greenville man with murder in connection with a shooting at the Waterpark Hotel Thursday.According to the Myrtle Beach Police Department, 33-year-old Jeffrey Seth Eckard faces a murder count stemming from the March 25 homicide.The arrest stems from an investigation that first started when officers were called to a shooting early Thursday morning at the Waterpark Hotel along South Ocean Boulevard. Officers found 43-year-old Jermaine Stewart inside a room. He later died.Police said the room contained large amounts of drugs.After following leads from the investigation, detectives identified another scene at the Motel 6 on Frontage … read more

Woman charged in Capitol riot asks judge for permission to vacation in Mexico

Before storming the U.S. Capitol alongside other Trump supporters in what she later described as “the new revolution,” Jenny Cudd had been planning a four-day trip to Mexico.

Now the Midland, Texas, florist is facing federal charges, one of more than 100 people arrested by the FBI in a sweeping investigation of the violent Jan. 6 insurrection. But she still wants her vacation.

In a motion filed Monday in federal court, Cudd’s attorney asked a judge to let her travel this month to Riviera Maya with employees of her flower shop. The motion noted that the trip was prepaid.


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