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President Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner

obamaLAS VEGAS--President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote.

With many Americans skeptical of his decision to bypass Congress and impose an immigration overhaul unilaterally, Obama attempted to rally...

Officials prepare for Ferguson grand jury decision, urge calm

FERGUSON, Missouri--Police and protest organizers laid the groundwork on Friday for steps to avert street violence...

Gunman shot dead after wounding 3 at Florida State University

shootingTALLAHASSEE, Florida--Brandishing a semi-automatic handgun and carrying extra ammunition in his pockets, a Florida...

Residents in western New York call snow the worst in memory

snowNEW YORK--Fresh snow fell on Thursday in snowbound western New York, where longtime residents described the blast of...

Secret Service chief: agency severely damaged by lapses

secretWASHINGTON--The acting head of the U.S. Secret Service said on Wednesday that the agency charged with protecting the...

Deadly snowstorm to get second wind

NEW YORK--Western New York state braced for a fresh wave of heavy snow on Wednesday after a freakish storm swept off...

US to ease immigration rules on millions of undocumented

navarroWASHINGTON--U.S. President Barack Obama is poised to give relief from deportation to millions of undocumented...

All 50 US states feeling freezing temperatures

coldNEW YORK--Temperatures in all 50 U.S. states dipped to freezing or below on Tuesday as an unseasonably cold blast of...

Missouri declares state of emergency ahead of ruling

missouriFERGUSON, Missouri--Missouri's governor declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorized the state's National...

White House offers climate change help to US cities

WASHINGTON--After announcing two major global initiatives on climate change last week, the Obama administration...

US hostage Peter Kassig is killed by Islamic State

beheadedBEIRUT--Islamic State militants have beheaded another American hostage, Peter Kassig, issuing a video claiming the...

Obamacare enters new phase with little fanfare

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's plan to extend private health coverage to the uninsured entered a new uncertain...

Pentagon says billions needed for neglected nuclear force

NUCLEARWASHINGTON-- Billions of dollars are needed in the next five years to ensure the security and effectiveness of the...

Obama optimistic on change in Myanmar

obamaNAYPYITAW, Myanmar--U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday he was optimistic about political change in Myanmar...

Smithsonian unveils proposal to revamp part of National Mall

smithsonianWASHINGTON--The Smithsonian Institution, the world's biggest museum complex, unveiled a $2 billion plan on Thursday...

Supreme Court justices weigh racially charged Alabama redistricting plan

courtWASHINGTON--The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared unsure how to resolve a challenge to a state legislature...

Window washers rescued after dangling at World Trade Center

workersNEW YORK--Two window washers trapped on a broken platform outside the 69th floor of New York's One World Trade Center...

Ceremonies, concerts mark Veterans Day in US capital

veteransARLINGTON, Virginia--The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery...

US, China to announce deals to reduce military tensions

WASHINGTON--The United States and China are planning to announce military agreements aimed at reducing the...

Iran, US, EU nuclear talks in Oman seen going to 2nd day

usiranMUSCAT--Iran, the United States and European Union will hold an unscheduled second day of talks on Monday on...

Two Americans freed by North Korea

freedTACOMA, Washington--Two Americans freed from secretive North Korea stepped off a plane into the welcoming arms of...

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Roberts, Berry wanted in Deyanida murder
Friday, 21 November 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Police Force is asking for the assistance of the public in the... Read more...
Police substation opens in Maho
Friday, 21 November 2014
MAHO--Police officers joined Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson and invited guests at the... Read more...
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Guyana gov’t issues disease warning following torrential rains & flooding
Saturday, 22 November 2014
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government Friday warned nationals to be wary of various diseases as... Read more...
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Jamaica first to become member of US dental examination group
Thursday, 20 November 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica has become the first country outside of the US mainland to be a member... Read more...
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President Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Friday, 21 November 2014
LAS VEGAS--President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S.... Read more...
Officials prepare for Ferguson grand jury decision, urge calm
Friday, 21 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--Police and protest organizers laid the groundwork on Friday for steps to avert... Read more...
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Indonesian leader plans powerful kitchen cabinet
Friday, 21 November 2014
JAKARTA--Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, aims to tighten his control over a potentially... Read more...
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Japan PM seeks verdict on "Abenomics" in snap election
Friday, 21 November 2014
TOKYO--Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament's lower house on Friday for a snap election... Read more...
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Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing
Friday, 21 November 2014
FRANKFURT--European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more... Read more...
China rate cut lifts markets
Friday, 21 November 2014
NEW YORK--World stock markets and oil prices rallied on Friday, fuelled by hopes for global growth... Read more...
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Detective missing in action on St. Maarten
Friday, 21 November 2014
Dear Editor, It is approximately 2:00am. I am sitting alone in an unmarked police car with a flash... Read more...
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The nose knows
Friday, 21 November 2014
Dear Queenie, There’s this guy I really like, except I can’t stand his smell. It’s not that... Read more...
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St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Friday, 21 November 2014
Lewis Pantophlet worked three innings giving up just one run as Leonard Connor (fielding) defeated... Read more...
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Advantage Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice
Friday, 21 November 2014
ABU DHABI-- Lewis Hamilton claimed an early advantage over Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico... Read more...
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Temple's silence over its ties with Cosby raises questions on campus
Friday, 21 November 2014
PHILADELPHIA--In the years since Bill Cosby graduated from Temple University, the images of the... Read more...
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US politics takes center stage at Latin Grammys
Friday, 21 November 2014
LAS VEGAS--Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual... Read more...
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Sun Park
Friday, 21 November 2014
~ Creating opportunities for women in Aviation Mechanics ~ Born in 1991 in South Korea, Sun Park's... Read more...
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Saba Spotlight: Dahlia Hassell
Friday, 21 November 2014
~ Her experiences and her ambitions ~   Dahlia Hassell (22) is in the spotlight today, having... Read more...
Editorial - On a positive note
Friday, 21 November 2014
Following some concern about the recent crime wave and issues between authorities from respectively... Read more...
Editorial - Blanket approach
Thursday, 20 November 2014
That despite all the talk of increased cooperation there evidently are continued problems with... Read more...
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Notices November 21
Thursday, 20 November 2014
French Team French Baseball Federation and St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League are seeking... Read more...
Notices November 15
Saturday, 15 November 2014
Sunday, November 16 WORLD ANIMAL DAY Organised by PAWSITIVE SXM Place: Marigot Market Time: 11:00am... Read more...