Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute.

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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/10/19, 11:52 am

Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday after being shot in the back Sunday night at a bar in the Dominican Republic. The gunman fired at close range from behind, injuring the Dominican native and two others at the Dial Bar and Lounge in Santo Domingo. Bar patrons captured the gunman before turning him over to police, Dominican National Police Director Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte said. Police investigators have not determined whether Ortiz was the intended target. Jhoel López, a Dominican TV host, was also injured.

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Jobs report: Slower growth in May

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/07/19, 11:27 am

The U.S. Labor Department reported that the economy gained only 75,000 jobs in May, a significant decrease from April’s 224,000. Economists had projected a gain of 185,000 jobs. Unemployment remained at its nearly 50-year low of 3.6 percent.

Slower overall global market growth and trade battles in the United States could be responsible for the more sluggish numbers. Companies are also buying less high-end machinery and equipment, a sign of caution about the economy.

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D-Day heroes honored on 75th anniversary

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/06/19, 11:58 am

Leaders and veterans from around the world assembled on the beaches of Normandy, France, on Thursday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion that led to the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II.

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron delivered addresses at the Normandy American Cemetery, where more than 9,000 U.S. soldiers are buried. The ceremony honored the American veterans who landed in France as the guests of honor.

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