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NJ man says vacation turned deadly after friend got psycho drunk

HONOLULU — A Hawaii vacation for three tourists from the U.S. East Coast turned deadly after one of them became “psychotically” drunk, his friend testified Wednesday.

Alexander Germany-Wald, of Montclair, testified at a preliminary hearing for his college buddy, Benjamin Fleming of Pittsburgh, who is charged with murder in the strangulation of their friend, Abhishek Gupta, also of Pittsburgh.

The three men, friends since college at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, were staying at a Big Island vacation rental last month when Gupta was asked to leave a bar because he was belligerently drunk, Germany-Wald said.

Germany-Wald said he took

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Hotel bed sheets turned into school shirts for Cape Town pupils

Danolene Johanessen, founder at Royal Kidz talks to Africa Melane about the wonderful initiative.

Through a collaboration with Marriott International and non-profit organisation Royal Kidz about 320 children at Klipheuwel Primary school in Durbanville received new school shirts, jackets, shoes, and socks most of which was made from repurposed hotel bed sheets.

Marriott International and Royal Kidz have been working together over the past 18 months, handing over a total of 3 000 similar donations to date to schools in under-served communities. Danolene Johanessen is the founder of Royal Kidz.

It was really about the passion of kids and children

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