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HBT: Report: Dodgers sign Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero for $32 million

Update: Guerrero’s agent has denied that there’s an agreement in place, according to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. He says there are still three teams in the mix. /// Cuban shortstop Alexander Guerrero, who defected and set up shop in the Dominican Republic back in January, has inked a seven-year, $32 mi Full story

National Guard Band plays dates across Lowcountry

The South Carolina National Guard's 246 Army Band is playing a series of concerts across the South Carolina Lowcountry during the coming week as part of its summer concert series. The band plays aboard the USS Yorktown on Charleston Harbor on Friday for a public concert and performs there Saturday f Full story

Exclusive: Orange preparing Dominican Republic exit - sources

LONDON (Reuters) - France's Orange <ORAN.PA> is considering the sale of its Dominican Republic business in a deal that could fetch up to 900 million euros ($1.2 billion), as it exits non-core markets to pay down debt, seven people with knowledge of the situation said. Full story

Tropical Storm Chantal threatens flash flooding

   The Weather Channel’s Mike Bettes reports on Tropical Storm Chantal, which threatens to cause flash flooding in Haiti and the Dominican Republic but is weakening on its path towards Florida and Georgia.

Seventh New York defendant pleads not guilty in cyber heist

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A seventh defendant pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges he participated in a global ATM heist that stole $45 million from two Middle East banks. Full story

Alleged Dominican head of New York ATM thefts was shot dead

SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - An alleged leader of the New York arm of a global cyber crime ring, which stole $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks, was shot dead during an attempted robbery in the Dominican Republic last month, Dominican police said on Friday. Full story

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  Tourists swim with whales in Caribbean

Viral video captured tourists swimming by sperm whales in the Dominican Republic. TODAY.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Hitting the jackpot: the lottery and the American Dream

An immigrant from the Dominican Republic just won the fourth largest Powerball jackpot. Alex Wagner has that story and explains why immigration reform and providing a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in America could be their magic ticket.

  Bodega owner says he won $338 million jackpot

Pedro Quezada, an immigrant from the Dominican Republic who lives in Passaic, N.J., is saying he holds the lone winning ticket in the $338 million Powerball jackpot. State officials have yet to confirm he’s the winner. NBC’s Katy Tur reports.

  Washington Post: Escort in Menendez scandal admits to lying

The Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig talks about the dueling reports about one of the escorts who claimed in a video that Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., paid her for sex in the Dominican Republic.

  The Washington Post rewrites sex scandal

After a conservative website published stories alleging Sen. Robert Menendez visited prostitutes in the Dominican Republic, reporting from The Washington Post found the whole thing was a hoax. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has more in his latest Rewrite.

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Residents observe floodwaters from tropical storm Chantal in Santo Domingo, July 10, 2013. Tropical Storm Chantal, with winds of about 45 miles per hour , weakened considerably as it took aim at the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Wednesday and the cyclone appeared to be falling apart, U.S. forecast

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A person walks in a neighbourhood flooded by the rain of tropical storm Chantal in Santo Domingo
A person walks in a neighbourhood flooded by the rain of tropical storm Chantal in Santo Domingo

A person walks in a neighbourhood flooded by the rain of tropical storm Chantal in Santo Domingo, July 10, 2013. Tropical Storm Chantal, with winds of about 45 miles per hour , weakened considerably as it took aim at the Dominican Republic and Haiti on Wednesday and the cyclone appeared to be fallin

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