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Crowd sings and tangos while Pope celebrates 78th birthday

popeVATICAN CITY--Thousands of people sang "Happy Birthday" and danced a mass tango on Wednesday to celebrate the birthday of the first Latin American pope.

Argentinian Pope Francis was born in the birthplace of the tango on Dec. 17, 1936. On Wednesday, he heard versions of "Happy Birthday" in Spanish, Italian and other languages as he was driven through St. Peter's Square to start his weekly...

Collins admits to sexual contact with young girls

collinsNEW YORK--Actor Stephen Collins, who played the family pastor in the television series "7th Heaven," has admitted to...

US determines North Korea behind Sony attack as studio pulls movie

LOS ANGELES--A U.S. government source said investigators had determined that North Korea was behind a cyberattack on...

New "Annie" movie less about Tomorrow and all about today

annieNEW YORK--Forget the curly red hair and Depression-era orphans. The hit musical "Annie" moves firmly into the 21st...

Polanski lawyers want sex crime case closed

polanskiLOS ANGELES--Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski have launched a new bid to have the Oscar winner's 37-year-old...

LA prosecutor will not charge Bill Cosby in 1974 sex claim

LOS ANGELES--Comedian Bill Cosby, who has been the subject of more than a dozen sex abuse allegations over the past...

Cosby's wife defends him from sex assault claims

cosbyLOS ANGELES--Camille Cosby, the wife of comedian Bill Cosby, on Monday defended her husband from weeks-long...

South African woman wins Miss World beauty pageant

missworldLONDON--A 22-year-old South African woman, Rolene Strauss, won the Miss World 2014 beauty pageant in London on...

Birdman leads Critics Choice movie awards nominations

LOS ANGELES--"Birdman," the dark existential comedy about the would-be comeback of a has-been actor, scored 13...

Sony’s The Interview makes North Korea butt of the joke

interviewLOS ANGELES--As the end credits roll for Sony Pictures' comedy "The Interview," the audience giggles at the standard...

Epic Exodus casts Christian Bale's Moses as reluctant leader

exodusNEW YORK--With massive battle scenes, biblical plagues and a towering tidal wave, British director Ridley Scott's...

Birdman tests new heights with seven Golden Globe nods

globesBEVERLY HILLS, California--Surreal show business satire "Birdman," a darling of critics for its innovative...

For Inherent Vice, Phoenix plays complicated on and off the screen

phoenixLOS ANGELES--Joaquin Phoenix makes a fist and raps it three times on the arm of a chair. "It's like one's enough," he...

Can Cereal Killer Café provide the killer cereal?

cerealcafeLONDON--Identical twin brothers hope they have ticked the right boxes, and ordered in the right flavours, for their...

Ebola survivors, doctors Time’s person of the year

personofyearNEW YORK--Time magazine named those fighting Ebola its 2014 "Person of the Year," applauding the work of medical...

Bruce Lee "reincarnation" becomes Web hit

bruceleeKABUL--From the ruins of a bombed-out palace above Kabul, a young Afghan man bearing a striking resemblance to kung...

Cheerful Pele leaves hospital

peleSAO PAULO--A cheerful Pele left hospital on Tuesday after a month of treatment for kidney stones and a urinary tract...

Hobbit tinkering is in a good cause, film creators say

hobbitLONDON--The final movie based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" is here for the holidays and while the creators of the...

Chris Rock dons three hats for latest film, "Top Five"

chrisrockNEW YORK--In his latest film, "Top Five," comedian Chris Rock takes the reins as a triple-threat director, writer and...

Resilient ex-mayor of Washington Barry eulogized as freedom fighter

barryWASHINGTON, D.C.--Thousands of mourners gathered in downtown Washington on Saturday to bid farewell to Marion Barry...

Original Batmobile, built in 1963, fetches $137,000

batmobileDALLAS--Holy Bargain, Batman! The original Batmobile fetched $137,000 at auction on Saturday, a small fraction of the...

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Leona calls for meeting about Housing Foundation suspensions
Thursday, 18 December 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Leona Marlin-Romeo wants to get to the bottom of... Read more...
Floodgate works to resume in January
Thursday, 18 December 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Construction of the floodgates near A.Th. Illidge Road will halt December 19 and... Read more...
US Coast Guard nabs smugglers, seizes cocaine in Caribbean Sea
Thursday, 18 December 2014
SAN JUAN--The United States Coast Guard says it has detained two suspected smugglers and seized 71... Read more...
Haiti: Anti-Martelly protest turns violent
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Port-au-Prince, Haiti--Hundreds of people in Haiti have marched through Port-au-Prince, demanding... Read more...
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Vatican leveraged ties to Cuba, America to help broker deal
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
VATICAN CITY/WASHINGTON--The Vatican leveraged its good relations with Cuba and the United States... Read more...
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After first big step, US faces long path to forge ties to Cuba
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
WASHINGTON--The renewal of full diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba could be... Read more...
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EU court says Hamas should be removed from terror list
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
BRUSSELS--The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas should be removed from the European Union's... Read more...
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Church of England has its first woman bishop
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
STOCKPORT, England--The Church of England appointed its first female bishop on Wednesday,... Read more...
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Fed confident on US growth, opens door wider to rate hike
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
WASHINGTON--The Federal Reserve on Wednesday offered a strong signal that it was on track to raise... Read more...
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Some big stock market winners emerge from Obama move on Cuba
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
NEW YORK--A tiny mutual fund based in Miami, a clutch of cruise line operators and a Canadian... Read more...
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Finally, the truth has revealed itself
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Dear Editor, No matter how much a person tries to dodge the truth, his conscience always finds a... Read more...
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Rosie Ring-around
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Dear Queenie, I have never really liked the engagement ring my husband gave me years ago. It’s a... Read more...
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Henry forever linked with brilliance at Arsenal
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
PARIS--Winning the World Cup on home soil should be the pinnacle of any player's career but Thierry... Read more...
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Sangakkara sets record as Sri Lanka crush England
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
COLOMBO--Kumar Sangakkara, playing his final one-day international on home soil, set a record for... Read more...
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Crowd sings and tangos while Pope celebrates 78th birthday
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
VATICAN CITY--Thousands of people sang "Happy Birthday" and danced a mass tango on Wednesday to... Read more...
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Collins admits to sexual contact with young girls
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
NEW YORK--Actor Stephen Collins, who played the family pastor in the television series "7th... Read more...
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Dine - Jimbo's Rock & Blues Cafe
Thursday, 18 December 2014
~ The best Caribbean Tex-Mex on the island ~ I've been going to Jimbo's every year for the past... Read more...
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Fundraising
Thursday, 18 December 2014
Two for a good cause The first event is a fundraising BBQ on Saturday, December 20, at 1:00-6:00pm... Read more...
Editorial - Intriguing
Thursday, 18 December 2014
The rulings by the Joint Court of Justice in two unrelated residency cases reported on in... Read more...
Editorial - Let wisdom prevail
Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Citizens of St. Eustatius go to the polls today for the island's third referendum in two decades.... Read more...
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Wednesday Dec. 17, 2014
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Notices December 16
Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Only notices and events of non-profit or educational organisations will be placed in the... Read more...
Notices December 13
Saturday, 13 December 2014
Saturday, December 13 CHRISTMAS FAIR Organised by the PTA of the Sr. Regina School Time:... Read more...