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  • Copper Queen remodel brings in 1900s elegance and class

    11/01/2017 5:03:36 AM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Lauren Renteria
    BISBEE — The dining the room at the Copper Queen Hotel is like taking a step into another era. A grand chandelier from the early 1900s hangs in the center of the long, rectangle room and an antique-style phonograph plays old jazz in the background — the effect is transporting visitors back to what the hotel used to be in the beginning of the 20th century. Steven Reed, the general manager of the Copper Queen, said hotel staff wanted to capture the essence of the early 1900s in one dining room experience and restore the art-nouveau atmosphere the Copper Queen...
  • ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Brings Hotel Cleaning Woman to Tears With Simple Act

    10/27/2017 5:06:57 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 20 replies
    FaithWire ^ | 10/27/2017 | Billy Hallowell
    “Duck Dynasty” stars Miss Kay and Phil Robertson are known for their kind deeds and penchant for sharing the gospel — and during a recent trip to NYC and Washington D.C., a simple gesture from Miss Kay led to a transformative conversation. Miss Kay explained in a video uploaded to Phil Robertson’s Facebook page on Thursday that she decided to seek out the maid who cleaned her room so she could give her a thank you gift, explaining how the interaction sparked a conversation about the gospel. “I went to find the lady that cleaned my room … and I...
  • Breaking - Shooter At Route 91 Music Festival At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas

    10/01/2017 10:50:18 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 1,390 replies
    Twitter ^ | October 2, 2017
    Just breaking. A lot of repots on Twitter from people. True Pundit reported this: An active shooter reportedly on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay bar Hotel in Las Vegas has gunned down at least one police officer and others.
  • What Trump Really Eats For Dinner, According to Chef David Burke

    09/19/2017 12:18:24 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 95 replies
    Eater ^ | September 19, 2017 | Tim Ebner
    That news you read about Donald Trump ordering his steak doused in ketchup—that’s fake news. Or at least that’s what David Burke, the New York chef who runs BLT Prime inside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., says. While the president does in fact prefer his steak well-done, Burke says that ketchup was “probably for a side of French fries,” not his dry-aged New York strip... Q: Let’s talk about the steak order heard around the world. In February, President Trump came here and ordered his steak well-done and with ketchup. What was your reaction? Well, first off he...
  • KXAN price gouging investigation leads to 40 hotel refunds

    08/29/2017 3:55:37 PM PDT · by bgill · 33 replies
    kxan ^ | August 28, 2017 | Jodi Barr
    Saturday, a KXAN crew booked a room at the Best Western Plus in Robstown, a small town 20 miles west of Corpus Christi. An internet search showed room rates for a two queen bed priced between $120 and $149 a night. But, when it came time to book the room at the hotel’s counter, that price nearly tripled. “What’s the total going to be?” reporter Wes Rapaport asked the hotel clerk. “$321.89,” the clerk responded. A few minutes of questioning ensued about why the price nearly tripled. In a video recorded conversation, the clerk admits the $289 room rates are...
  • British firm secured Benghazi consulate contract with little experience (BO's outsourcing)

    10/15/2012 7:02:57 AM PDT · by Snuph · 10 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 14 Oct 2012 | Damien McElroy, Richard Spencer and Raf Sanchez
    A small British firm based in south Wales had secured a contract to provide security for American diplomatic facilities in Benghazi despite having only a few months experience in the country. Sources have told the Daily Telegraph that just five unarmed locally hired Libyans were placed on duty at the compound on eight-hour shifts under a deal that fell outside the State Department's global security contracting system. Blue Mountain, the Camarthen firm that won a $387,000 (£241,000) one year contract from the US State Department to protect the compound in May, sent just one British employee, recruited from the celebrity...
  • HOTEL UNDER ATTACK Manila hotel shooting – ‘ISIS’ gunmen storm hotel in Philippine’s capital

    06/01/2017 11:00:01 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 60 replies
    www.thesun.co.uk ^ | 1st June 2017, 6:57 pm | By Maryse Godden
    DOZENS of tourists have been injured – with fears Brits are among those hurt – after gunshots and explosions were heard outside a resort in Manila, initial reports say. The shooting took place at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Philippines, around midnight local time.
  • Marine officers are drugged, robbed after Bogotá pub crawl and could face charges

    05/27/2017 3:41:38 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 71 replies
    miamiherald.com ^ | MAY 26, 2017 | CAROL ROSENBERG
    Three married U.S. Marine officers have found themselves under investigation for a night in February that went off the rails in Bogotá, involving allegations they went drinking with some local women, were slipped illicit drugs, robbed of U.S. property and landed in a local hospital emergency room.
  • Charleston could have had a Trump hotel, but there wasn't 'enough money in the world'

    01/27/2017 1:17:50 PM PST · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 15 replies
    Charleston Post and Courier ^ | Jan 26, 2017 | Dave Munday
    Charleston could have had a Trump hotel in the middle of its tourist district. Developer Michael Bennett recalled an unforgettable business offer from the future 45th president of the United States during a ceremony Thursday for the 179-room Hotel Bennett he's building next to Marion Square. “I’m not going to talk any politics, but Donald Trump sent his son to see me two years ago," Bennett told a crowd that included former Mayor Joe Riley, construction and hospitality workers and dozens of community leaders.
  • Boston Hotel Where Steelers Are Staying Evacuated After Fire Alarm Triggered

    01/22/2017 7:17:40 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 30 replies
    CBS Pittsburgh ^ | 01/22/17
    he Pittsburgh Steelers may not be facing off against the New England Patriots on a full night of sleep. KDKA’s Rich Walsh reports that fire alarms started going off around 3 a.m. Sunday at the Boston hotel where the Steelers and many fans are staying waited outside. Hotel personnel said the entire hotel had to be evacuated, but it ended up being a false alarm. Alarms were going off for about half an hour before guests were allowed to return to their rooms. ESPN reported around 8 a.m. that Massachusetts State Police have arrested a 25-year-old Boston man who allegedly...
  • Obama - Threatens Trump In Violation Of Lease On D.C. Hotel Unless He Divests All Ownership

    12/14/2016 9:50:32 AM PST · by blam · 108 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12-14-2016 | Tyler Durden
    Tyler DurdenDecember 14-2016 President-elect Trump has until inauguration day to divest himself of all ownership interest (not just management) of the Trump International Hotel in Washington D.C. or he will be in violation of his lease, according to the agency in charge of government buildings. The lease, according to a letter from four Democrats, forbids elected officials from being party to the deal or receiving any of its benefits, makng the hotel the most visible potential conflicts of interest for Trump. As Bloomberg reports, an official of the General Services Administration, which leases government buildings, told the staffs of the...
  • Robot-run Henn na Hotel in Nagasaki enters Guinness book[Japan]

    12/06/2016 7:52:59 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 12 replies
    Japan Times ^ | Nov 18, 2016
    Robot-run Henn na Hotel in Nagasaki enters Guinness book The Henn na Hotel in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, has been recognized by Guinness World Records as “the first robot-staffed hotel” in the world, according to the chief of the Huis Ten Bosch theme park. “Our hotel will keep on moving with the evolution of robots and artificial intelligence, aiming to entertain our guests better and make them happy,” Hideo Sawada, president of the theme park owned by travel agency H.I.S. Co., said Thursday at a news conference in Tokyo. “We want to boost the number of this kind of hotel to...
  • Law Professor: Trump Can't Hold Lease On His Hotel Near White House

    11/29/2016 1:50:29 PM PST · by Theoria · 92 replies
    NPR ^ | 29 Nov 2016 | Jackie Northam
    After Donald Trump is sworn in as president on Jan. 20, he will follow a time-honored tradition and make his way from the U.S. Capitol down Pennsylvania Avenue. Along the way, just a few blocks before he reaches the White House, he'll pass the Trump International Hotel. The 263-room luxury hotel is becoming the focus of a debate over conflict of interest between Trump and his business dealings. Trump doesn't actually own the landmark building, which was once the headquarters of the U.S. Post Office. In 2013, he signed a 60-year lease for the building with the General Services Administration,...
  • President Trump works as a Waiter at his own Hotel (funny)

    11/25/2016 8:52:57 AM PST · by GilGil · 43 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/25/2016 | Donald Trump
    Donald Trump spending a day in the shoes of his employees at Trump Tower Chicago. Aired on the Oprah Winfrey show, 2011
  • Experts: Trump’s Conflict-of-Interest With His D.C. Hotel Raises Impeachment Concerns

    11/21/2016 12:25:34 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 72 replies
    LawNewz ^ | 11-21-16 | Rachel Stockman
    Steven Schooner, a law professor at George Washington University, raised serious legal concerns about Donald Trump and his on-going interest in Trump International Hotel in Washington DC, especially after a report in the Washington Post said that foreign diplomats felt pressure to stay there. He's not the only legal expert to raise constitutional questions.
  • Full Video: Trump opens new hotel in D.C., praises Newt Gingrich

    10/27/2016 4:45:19 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 8 replies
    CBS News ^ | 10-26-16 | CBS News
    Published on Oct 26, 2016 Donald Trump on Wednesday called his new hotel in Washington D.C. the most coveted piece of real estate in town, other than the White House. Trump also congratulated Newt Gingrich for his controversial interview with Megyn Kelly. See Trump's full remarks.
  • 7 ways the new Trump Hotel is trying to make DC great again (opens tomorrow)

    09/11/2016 5:27:00 PM PDT · by CreviceTool · 22 replies
    Fox News Travel ^ | September 8, 2016 | Zach Everson
    One way or another, Donald Trump is about to arrive on Pennsylvania Avenue. The Trump International Hotel, Washington D.C. has its soft opening on Monday. Located in the historic Old Post Office Building at 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, it’s just a few blocks from the house Trump hopes to reside in come Jan. 20. The Old Post Office, a Romanesque revival building that opened in 1899, has undergone a $200 million renovation to become a hotel. Here are the seven of its top amenities and features.
  • US: Ex-Prosecutor Should Be Convicted

    10/30/2007 11:25:01 AM PDT · by CutePuppy · 3 replies · 59+ views
    AP via Google ^ | October 30, 2007 | David Runk
    US: Ex-Prosecutor Should Be Convicted By DAVID RUNK DETROIT (AP) — A former federal prosecutor and an ex-State Department investigator wanted so badly to win convictions in the nation's first major terrorism trial after the Sept. 11 attacks that they broke the law themselves, a government attorney said Tuesday. "They crossed over the line from upholding the law to violating it," Eileen Gleason told jurors in closing arguments in the case against Richard Convertino and Harry Smith III. The two have pleaded not guilty to charges of obstruction of justice, making false declarations before a court and conspiracy. The defense...
  • Man snaps haunting photo at ‘The Shining’ hotel

    04/18/2016 11:13:21 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
    Cox Media ^ | April 18, 2016
    ESTES PARK, Colo. — A man visiting the hotel that inspired the Stephen King novel “The Shining” captured a haunting image during a recent stay at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado. Henry Yau was taking a panoramic photo of the hotel’s grand stairwell and lobby, according to KPRC. He did not notice anyone walking down the stairs when he took the image, however when he looked at his picture the next day he saw the ghostly figure, according to KUSA.
  • Report: Istanbul terrorist followed Israelis from hotel

    03/21/2016 5:40:13 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/3/16 | Yedidya Ben Or
    A Turkish journalist has posted on Twitter that the terrorist who attacked Istanbul on Saturday followed the his Israeli victims from the moment they left their hotel until they reached Istiklal Avenue. According to the report, the terrorist then waited for the Israelis to finish eating in a restaurant, approached them, and set off his bomb. The attack left three Israelis dead and another 11 wounded. The dead victims were Simcha Damari, Yonatan Suher and Avraham Goldman. On Sunday, Turkish security officials revealed that the bomber's identity. ...