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Matthew McConaughey enjoying his Interstellar career heights

matthewKILLEEN, Texas--Matthew McConaughey's upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be about the Texas actor's own stratospheric career these days.

From winning his best actor Oscar in March for "Dallas Buyers Club" to his lead role in the highly anticipated space-exploration drama "Interstellar," set to become one of the year's biggest movies, McConaughey has rocketed to a level...

UK's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

queenLONDON--Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday when she sent out her...

A Minute With: Shailene Woodley on teen sex, violence and Marvel

woodleyLOS ANGELES--For actress Shailene Woodley, transitioning from her teen years into adulthood in Hollywood was an...

Keanu Reeves returns to the dark side in John Wick

reevesNEW YORK--Actor Keanu Reeves travels to a murky underworld in the action thriller, "John Wick," playing a grieving...

Animated robots, trolls and the dead dig up new film fans

animationLOS ANGELES--An oversized personal health-care robot assistant might seem out of place next to the princesses and...

De la Renta remembered for his elegant designs, generosity

delarentaNEW YORK--Oscar de la Renta, the legendary fashion designer who dressed first ladies and Hollywood stars during a...

Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

pistoriusPRETORIA--Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five-year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing...

Fox TV will air horror anthology Scream Queens from Glee creator

screamLOS ANGELES--Fox has ordered anthology series "Scream Queens" from the creator of 'Glee" and "American Horror Story,"...

Pistorius to be sentenced today for girlfriend's killing

PRETORIA--A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of...

Inarritu leaps off the ledge with Birdman

birdmanMORELIA, Mexico--As Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu neared his 50th birthday, he took stock of his string of acclaimed...

New York's Met Opera braces for 'Death of Klinghoffer' protests

NEW YORK--New York's Metropolitan Opera is bracing for its most tumultuous opening in decades on Monday as protesters...

Bono says glaucoma is reason for his trademark sunglasses

bonoLONDON--U2 frontman Bono has revealed the mystery behind his trademark sunglasses. The Irish rocker has...

Michael Keaton flies high as has-been actor in 'Birdman'

keatonNEW YORK--Michael Keaton hung up his "Batman" cape more than two decades ago, but the versatile actor soared to new...

US stars mourn Elizabeth Pena

penaLOS ANGELES--Television stars and other celebrities mourned U.S. actress Elizabeth Pena, whose career was marked by...

John Grisham apologizes for child porn comments

LONDON/LOS ANGELES--Best-selling U.S. author John Grisham apologized on Thursday for comments he made to a British...

Day of Dead comes alive in colourful Mexican tale

bookoflifeLOS ANGELES--Growing up in the Mexican border town of Tijuana, animator Jorge Gutierrez waited to see his people...

Harris to host Academy Awards

harrisLOS ANGELES--Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your...

Penelope Cruz named 'sexiest woman alive'

cruzLOS ANGELES--Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has been named this year's "sexiest woman alive" by Esquire, the men's...

Kesha accuses pop producer of abuse in dueling lawsuits

keshaLOS ANGELES--Pop singer Kesha and music producer Dr. Luke unleashed dueling lawsuits on Tuesday trading accusations...

Queen Elizabeth makes Angelina Jolie a Dame

jolieLONDON--Britain's Queen Elizabeth made actress Angelina Jolie an honorary Dame at a private ceremony at Buckingham...

Swift named Billboard's Woman of the Year again

swiftLOS ANGELES--Country-turned-pop singer Taylor Swift has been named Billboard's Woman of the Year becoming the first...

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Port, Health Ministry discuss Ebola virus
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Seniors discuss concerns, National Development
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Friday, 24 October 2014
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Thursday, 23 October 2014
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As Ebola hits, New Yorkers maintain wary calm
Friday, 24 October 2014
NEW YORK--News of New York's first case of Ebola was met with worry and even anger on Friday, but... Read more...
Two killed, 4 hurt in school shooting
Friday, 24 October 2014
MARYSVILLE, Washington--A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he... Read more...
Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks
Friday, 24 October 2014
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Putin accuses United States of damaging world order
Friday, 24 October 2014
LAURA, Russia--Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering... Read more...
"We won't pay," furious Cameron tells EU summit over surprise bill
Friday, 24 October 2014
BRUSSELS--In a vivid display of fury at European Union technocrats, British Prime Minister David... Read more...
Cuban economists press for deeper reforms
Friday, 24 October 2014
HAVANA--Some of Cuba's best-known economists are openly questioning the very core of the... Read more...
All about kindness
Friday, 24 October 2014
Dear Editor, Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address an exceptional teacher from... Read more...
Happy without him
Friday, 24 October 2014
Dear Queenie, My wife's father is a mean person who likes to manipulate others into doing whatever... Read more...
St. Martin Veterans back to back champions in Tortola
Friday, 24 October 2014
MARIGOT--St. Martin Veterans were crowned back-to-back Champions at the 3rd Annual Old Madrid... Read more...
Real, Barcelona set for titanic 'Clasico' battle
Friday, 24 October 2014
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Matthew McConaughey enjoying his Interstellar career heights
Friday, 24 October 2014
KILLEEN, Texas--Matthew McConaughey's upcoming film about a journey beyond the stars may as well be... Read more...
UK's Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet
Friday, 24 October 2014
LONDON--Britain's Queen Elizabeth made her first foray into the world of social media on Friday... Read more...
Dudley dodges death
Friday, 24 October 2014
A true story of how boat dweller Dudley Campling survived Hurricane Gonzolo   By all accounts,... Read more...
Tricks, treats or trivia?
Friday, 24 October 2014
~ The history of Halloween ~   Once upon a time, there lived an ancient people known as the... Read more...
Editorial - Enough reason
Friday, 24 October 2014
Some local residents no doubt will be relieved that the fogging in the districts is now scheduled... Read more...
Editorial - On their own terms
Thursday, 23 October 2014
MAN leader Charles Cooper did the right thing by apologising for saying "blood will flow" should... Read more...
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Notices October 25
Friday, 24 October 2014
Sunday, October 26 DEMOCRACY MARCH Organised by People United for True Democracy Starting on the... Read more...
Notices October 22
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...