Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary accused of raping underage girl in hotel room in 1969

Jhon Thor

Peter Yarrow of the 1960s folk group Peter, Paul and Mary has been accused in a new lawsuit of raping an underage girl in his hotel room in 1969.

A woman named Deborah Martin filed a complaint against Yarrow, 82, and the musical trio’s employer, in Manhattan Supreme Court on Wednesday under the state’s Child Victims Act.

In the complaint obtained by Fox News, Yarrow is accused of sexual abuse of a child, negligence, assault, battery, negligent infliction of emotional distress, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. It also lodges a claim against the Peter, Paul & Mary, Co. for

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Hotel Sellers Use Car-Sales Model to Finance Lodging Deals

Jhon Thor

The lodging industry is under such stress that some property sellers are willing to lend to prospective hotel buyers the way auto dealers finance vehicle sales: Offer cheap rates and sometimes with little money down.

Banks and owners want to get rid of unprofitable hotels that offer little near-term prospect for recovery. But unloading them at bargain prices would lead to losses on their balance sheets. So some are turning to what is known as seller financing.

With the typical hotel purchase, a property buyer pays the seller the full purchase price upfront and finances the deal in part with

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How screwed is the Trump Hotel D.C.?

Jhon Thor

For three years, the lobby of the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C., was the hedonistic center of the MAGA-verse. The room glittered with chandeliers and the flashes of sabers slicing open Champagne bottles (prefaced by the ringing of a bell to draw eyeballs to the spectacle). Trumpworld luminaries like Corey Lewandowski and Sebastian Gorka schmoozed bar-side with established D.C. power brokers. Republican politicians on their way to backroom fundraisers stopped for selfies with star-struck customers swigging $9 Bud Lights. Proud Boys chatted up top presidential advisers.

Once, pictures from the hotel lobby showed Trump Cabinet members, foreign leaders,

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MGM casino rifle shooting: Man shares his story

Jhon Thor

Nathaniel Nagbe was staying at MGM National Harbor casino hotel on Aug. 12, 2020. The Gaithersburg resident says he won big playing blackjack and wanted to party.

OXON HILL, Md. — Prince George’s County Police say two gunmen snuck a rifle into MGM National Harbor, burst into a hotel room, and shot a man twice in a hallway before walking away. This brazen robbery last August hasn’t been publicly reported until WUSA9 started asking questions. 

Now, the man shot is sharing his story for the first time. 

Nathaniel Nagbe was staying at MGM National Harbor casino hotel on Aug. 12,

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Tourism Report: Maui County Hotel Occupancy at 21.9% for January 2021

Jhon Thor

Maui County hotels were at 21.9 percent occupancy for January 2021, according to the latest monthly report from the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority. Photo: Royal Lahaina Resort on Maui.

For January 2021, Maui County hotels led the state at 21.9 percent occupancy, which is down 55.1 percentage points from January 2020 (before the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown) and less than the 26 percent occupancy for December 2020, according to the latest monthly Hawaiʻi Hotel Performance Report published by the Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority’s Research Division.

Maui County’s January 2021 supply of room nights was 392,900 (-0.3%).

Maui County’s revenue per available room (RevPAR)

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4-year-old dies after falling from upper floor at Columbia hotel, coroner says

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A child has died after falling from an “upper-level floor” of a Columbia hotel early Saturday morning, officials confirmed Sunday.It happened just before 2 a.m. at the Embassy Suites off Greystone Boulevard, which is off Interstate 26 near the Riverbanks Zoo. Maiya Caughman, 4, fell over a railing inside the hotel, the Richland County Coroner’s Office confirmed. The hotel has interior balconies open to the lobby on the first floor.The Columbia Police Department does not suspect foul play at this time, but officials are investigating.Anyone who witnessed what happened, or saw Maiya at the hotel, should call the Coroner’s Office … Read More