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Three Americans who died at a Dominican Republic resort suffered same lung failure, autopsy shows:

Miranda Schaup-Werner, the first of three American tourists to die mysteriously within a week at a Dominican Republic resort, succumbed to a heart attack, the Caribbean island’s attorney general said.

Authorities released details Thursday of the preliminary autopsy reports for the Pennsylvania woman as well as Maryland couple Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day. While it remains unclear what may have caused their deaths, officials offered a glimpse into the conditions of their bodies.

The couple had internal bleeding, including in their pancreases. Holmes had an enlarged heart and cirrhosis of the liver — both signs of significant pre-existing disease. Day also had fluid in her brain. The three Americans had fluid in their lungs, Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez Sanchez’s office said in a statement.

Warriors Part Owner Mark Stevens Pushed Kyle Lowry; Banned for Rest of Finals:

Mark Stevens, who owns a minority stake in the Golden State Warriors, was confirmed as the person who pushed Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry during Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Wednesday.

Ina Fried of Axios first reported the update and noted the “league and team are investigating” the incident.

Trump lashes out at Pelosi over prison comment: ‘She’s a nasty, vindictive, horrible person’:

President Donald Trump hit back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday in his first public comments after she reportedly said she wanted to see the President “in prison” instead of being impeached.

In an interview with Fox News, in which Trump was asked about the comments reported by Politico, the President lashed out at the California Democrat, calling her a “nasty, vindictive, horrible person.”
Pelosi told Democrats pushing for an impeachment effort that rather than wanting to see Trump impeached, she wanted to see him “in prison,” according to Politico. Ashley Etienne, a spokeswoman for Pelosi, said she could not confirm the comment.

School district considers tearing down Columbine High School due to increase in ‘morbid fascination’:

Jeffco School District in Colorado is asking the community for their opinion on whether Columbine High School should be torn down and rebulit due to the increase of others ‘morbid fascination’ with the school, a letter from the district says.

In 1999, 13 people were killed by two students in a mass shooting at the school in Littleton, Colorado. Nearly two dozen others were injured.
“The tragedy at Columbine High School in 1999 serves as a point of origin for this contagion of school shootings,” Jason Glass, superintendent, says in the letter. “School shooters refer to and study the Columbine shooting as a macabre source of inspiration and motivation

Dr. John, New Orleans music legend, dies from heart attack at age 77:

Dr. John, a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and a six-time Grammy winner, died Thursday morning from a heart attack, said publicist and social media manager Karen Beninato.

Dr. John, whose real name was Malcolm John Rebennack Jr, was 77.
Beninato’s post on Dr. John’s Facebook page said memorial arrangements will be announced.
Dr. John “created a unique blend of music which carried his home town, New Orleans, at its heart, as it was always in his heart,” she wrote.

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