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San Francisco hospital begins rare six-way kidney transplant chain

transplantSAN FRANSISCO--Doctors at a San Francisco hospital began an unusual series of kidney transplants on Thursday with six living donors providing organs to six patients in a chain that began with a woman described as an altruistic donor unrelated to any of the recipients.

The first donor and recipient went into surgery at California Pacific Medical Center at 7:30 a.m., with two more...

Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash

LOS ANGELES--Film star Harrison Ford was injured on Thursday when the "Star Wars" actor crashed his vintage plane on...

Cate Blanchett on being evil in Cinderella

blanchettLOS ANGELES--After playing both real and mythical queens, a golden age screen idol and Bob Dylan, Cate Blanchett is...

Franchise Man swoops in to save Bollywood

MUMBAI--Bollywood is looking for its next superhero, one who can swoop in to amuse audiences in a film industry...

Film on 2012 Delhi gang rape stokes debate on male mindset

indiarapeNEW DELHI--A new documentary based on the fatal gang rape of a woman in New Delhi in 2012 highlights gender...

Italian activist writer's trial tests freedom of expression

writerOME--When he lent his support to a fight against a high-speed train line through the mountains between France and...

Video shows fatal police shooting of homeless man

homelessLOS ANGELES--Los Angeles police shot and killed a homeless man who grabbed at an officer's gun during a videotaped...

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list, Michael Jordan joins

NEW YORK--Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark...

Ex-New York Knick Mason passes away

masonNEW YORK--Anthony Mason, a former player with the National Basketball Association's New York Knicks, has died at the...

William Shatner cannot attend friend Leonard Nimoy's funeral

shatnerLOS ANGELES--William Shatner cannot attend the funeral of his friend and "Star Trek" co-star Leonard Nimoy because of...

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's Mr. Spock, dies at 83

spockLOS ANGELES--Leonard Nimoy, who won fame and fans with his portrayal of logic-bound, half-alien Mr. Spock in the...

Third calf born to endangered killer whale population in US Pacific Northwest

orcaSEATTLE--A healthy, days-old orca calf has been spotted with a pod of killer whales in the open waters of the U.S...

Warnings about hospital sex crimes of UK star ignored

savileLONDON--Warnings about Jimmy Savile, the late BBC TV presenter revealed two years ago to have been one of Britain's...

Madonna in unscripted plunge steals the show at Brit awards

madonnaLONDON--Pop diva Madonna's gasp-inducing "wardrobe malfunction" at a star-studded London awards ceremony grabbed...

A Minute With: Margot Robbie on feisty females and Focus

margotLOS ANGELES--After making her film breakout as the no-holds-barred wife of Leonardo DiCaprio's Jordan Belfort in...

Polish court adjourns Roman Polanski case

polanskiKRAKOW--Filmmaker Roman Polanski testified for nine hours at a closed-door hearing in his native Poland on Wednesday...

Abdul-Jabbar spreads wide wings

jabbarNEW YORK--Kareem Abdul-Jabbar proved to be an ultimate winner during his Hall of Fame career but for the NBA's...

Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa

elephantsMABULA, South Africa--In the South African bush, elephants are being trained in the art of "bio-detection" to see if...

Oscar host Neil Patrick Harris runs gamut, in his tux and undies

harrisLOS ANGELES--Love him or hate him, Neil Patrick Harris proved to be one of the hardest-working hosts in Oscar history...

Lady Gaga, Julie Andrews notch Oscars' top social media moment

LOS ANGELES--There were underpants, Lego statues and a nail-biting finale on the Oscars stage on Sunday, but it was...

Birdman soars to Oscar heights on best picture win

webLOS ANGELES--The dark comedy "Birdman" held up a mirror to Hollywood and its struggling actors and received in return...

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Prison saves money through electronic monitoring system
Friday, 06 March 2015
POINTE BLANCHE--Well-behaved prisoners who meet the requirements of the Ministry of Justice are... Read more...
GEBE says load-shedding due to ‘fuel-related issues’
Friday, 06 March 2015
PHILIPSBURG--"Fuel-related issues" were the reason given by utilities company GEBE as to why it had... Read more...
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Jamaica remains largest illicit producer and exporter of marijuana in Caribbean
Thursday, 05 March 2015
LONDON, United Kingdom--A report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has found that... Read more...
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CJIA expansion…Public Works Ministry to pay contractor’s taxes if GRA refuses exemption
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Ministry of Public Works has agreed to pay all customs duties for China Harbour... Read more...
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Arias escapes death penalty
Thursday, 05 March 2015
PHOENIX--An Arizona jury failed to reach a verdict on Thursday in the sentencing retrial of Jodi... Read more...
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Jet skids off runway during snowstorm
Thursday, 05 March 2015
NEW YORK--A Delta Air Lines Inc jet landing during a snowstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport on... Read more...
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Liberia releases last known Ebola patient from hospital
Thursday, 05 March 2015
MONROVIA--Liberia's last Ebola patient left hospital on Thursday to cheers of delight from friends... Read more...
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Two Germans to be caned, jailed for Singapore train graffiti
Thursday, 05 March 2015
SINGAPORE--A Singapore court sentenced two Germans to nine months in prison and three strokes of... Read more...
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China signals the "new normal" with higher spending, lower growth target
Friday, 06 March 2015
BEIJING--China plans to run its biggest budget deficit in 2015 since the global financial crisis,... Read more...
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For the “unbanked”, mobile money still has some way to go
Friday, 06 March 2015
NEW YORK--Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a... Read more...
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Step up control on moving violations
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Dear Editor, I am an inhabitant of this country and whatever happens to someone else could possibly... Read more...
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Window watcher
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Dear Queenie, I’m a married man and have no intention of cheating on my wife, but I can’t help... Read more...
Sloppy West Indies fold for 182
Friday, 06 March 2015
India were given their first scare of the World Cup when West Indies reduced them to 78 for 4 and... Read more...
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Gill/Commodores Cup gets off to wild and windy start
Thursday, 05 March 2015
SIMPSON BAY—Race crews braced for epic, squally conditions on Thursday as the 6th Gill/Commodores... Read more...
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San Francisco hospital begins rare six-way kidney transplant chain
Friday, 06 March 2015
SAN FRANSISCO--Doctors at a San Francisco hospital began an unusual series of kidney transplants on... Read more...
Harrison Ford injured in small-plane crash
Friday, 06 March 2015
LOS ANGELES--Film star Harrison Ford was injured on Thursday when the "Star Wars" actor crashed his... Read more...
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Heineken Party Kool and Gang
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Kool & the Gang ~ Get down on it and groove in the sand! ~ In 1964, Khalis Bayyan (aka Ronald Bell)... Read more...
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Scavanger Hunt
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Rotary Mid-Isle Charity Motor Treasure Hunt ~ Time to brush up on your local knowledge ~ Do you... Read more...
Editorial - Hard-pressed
Thursday, 05 March 2015
It must be said; Thursday afternoon's presentation before Parliament's Permanent Committee of... Read more...
Editorial - Global trend
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
The announcement of a fuel price hike effective today, Thursday, understandably won't be met with... Read more...
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Notices March 6
Friday, 06 March 2015
MOT session MOT will be holding an information session on Wednesday, March 11 for the real estate... Read more...
Notices March 5
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
School Registration Clay Montessori Academy Foundation is now registering for the 2015/2016 school... Read more...