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Travel Advisory For US Citizens Issued By State Department: Here's What To Know Travel Advisory For US Citizens Issued By State Department: Here's What To Know
Travel Advisory For US Citizens Issued By State Department: Here's What To Know The US State Department has just issued a worldwide travel advisory for Americans. The statement, issued Friday, May 17, warns of the “potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations, or violent actions against US citizens and interests.” The department said it is advising US citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  "The Department of State is aware of the increased potential for foreign terrorist organization-inspired violence against LGBTQI+ persons and events," the statement noted. The department said US citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists, in…
Risk Of Kidnappings, Violent Crime Prompts US State Department To Issue Mexico Travel Advisory Risk Of Kidnappings, Violent Crime Prompts US State Department To Issue Mexico Travel Advisory
Risk Of Kidnappings, Violent Crime Prompts US State Department To Issue Mexico Travel Advisory A new travel advisory has been issued for Americans who may be planning on heading to Mexico, warning them of "violent crime and kidnapping.” The US State Department advisory comes after incidents of vandalism, looting, and other crimes in the northern part of the Mexican state of Baja California, including the city of Tijuana, along the southern-most border of California. "Violent crime – such as homicide, kidnapping, carjacking, and robbery – is widespread and common in Mexico," the advisory states, noting that the US government "has limited ability to provide emergency services" to US ci…
Who Drank It? State Department Investigating Missing $5,800 Bottle Of Whiskey Who Drank It? State Department Investigating Missing $5,800 Bottle Of Whiskey
Who Drank It? State Department Investigating Missing $5,800 Bottle Of Whiskey The US State Department has a real “whodunnit” on its hands as it attempts to locate a costly bottle of whiskey that was gifted to former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by the Japanese government during the Trump Administration. In a notice posted to the Federal Register, the whereabouts of a $5,800 bottle of whiskey gifted by the government of Japan in 2019 is listed as “pending,” though it is unclear if Pompeo ever took possession of the gift. According to a New York Times report, Pompeo, age 57, was in Saudi Arabia the day the gift is said to have been given to him, though he traveled to…
Bodies Found In Caribbean Believed To Be Missing Hudson Valley Couple Bodies Found In Caribbean Believed To Be Missing Hudson Valley Couple
Bodies Found In Caribbean Believed To Be Missing Hudson Valley Couple Click here for an updated story: Authorities Confirm IDs Of Couple Missing In The Caribbean The bodies of a Westchester couple that went missing in the Dominican Republic may have been recovered after they were believed to be involved in a car crash on their way to their flight back home. Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 52, were scheduled to return to their Mount Vernon home on March 27, following a four-day vacation in the town of Samana. However, the couple never made it to the airport after checking out of their Dominican Republic hotel, prompting concern from friends a…
Hudson Valley Couple Goes Missing While Vacationing In Caribbean Hudson Valley Couple Goes Missing While Vacationing In Caribbean
Hudson Valley Couple Goes Missing While Vacationing In Caribbean Click here for an updated story: Authorities Confirm IDs Of Couple Missing In The Caribbean A couple from Westchester has been reported missing after vanishing more than two weeks ago at the end of their vacation in the Dominican Republic. Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were scheduled to return to their Mount Vernon home on March 27, following a four-day vacation in the town of Samana. However, the couple never made it to the airport after checking out of their Dominican Republic hotel, prompting concern from friends and family. The pair left Newark Liberty International Airp…
Engel Drawing Up Trump Foreign Policy Oversight As House Foreign Affairs Committee Engel Drawing Up Trump Foreign Policy Oversight As House Foreign Affairs Committee
Engel Drawing Up Trump Foreign Policy Oversight As House Foreign Affairs Committee Back to the USSR. When it comes to foreign policy -- especially Russia -- New York Congressman Eliot Engel clashes with President Trump. Engel (D - parts of Westchester and the Bronx), who is the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s ranking member,  said Trump is sending the wrong message -- that NATO is divided and unwilling to react-- just when Russian President Vladimir Putin is testing its resolve by seizing three Ukrainian ships. Engel, likely to become committee chairman when the House comes under Democratic control in January, called for a unified and forceful response from the U.…