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Santorum launches 2016 bid with appeal to middle class

santorumCABOT, Pennsylvania--Republican Rick Santorum, who fell short in his 2012 presidential bid, launched another run for the White House on Wednesday with a promise to restore the economic power of middle-class American workers.
  Santorum, 57, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania, emphasized his working-class roots as he formally opened his long-shot 2016 presidential bid near his...

US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK--The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in nine U.S. states and...

Storms kill 16 people in Texas, Oklahoma, Houston flooded

houstonfloodsHOUSTON--Torrential rains have killed at least 16 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including four in Houston where...

Cleveland agrees to limit the police use of excessive force

WASHINGTON/CLEVELAND--The Cleveland police department has agreed to train officers to minimize racial bias and the...

Storms kill eight in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston hard-hit

TexasHOUSTON--Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two in Houston where...

Texas governor says deadly flooding is worst ever seen

texasstormsSAN ANTONIO--Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday described the flash flooding that had killed at least three people...

US heralds first Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years

memorialARLINGTON, Virginia- President Barack Obama heralded the first U.S. Memorial Day in 14 years without a major ground...

Texas governor declares states of emergency, more severe weather expected

TEXAS--The governor of Texas on Monday declared states of disaster in 24 counties, citing the severe weather and...

Fate of domestic surveillance program uncertain after vote

WASHINGTON--The U.S. Senate blocked a measure to extend spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans' telephone records...

Obama reaffirms commitment to Israel security to American Jews

jewsWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama, seeking to shore up support from the Jewish community ahead of a June deadline...

Prosecutors probe possible criminal case in oil spill

sealionSANTA BARBARA--Government prosecutors are investigating the company at the center of the California oil spill for...

Clinton emails show concern about image after Benghazi

WASHINGTON--Top aides to former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fretted over how she would be portrayed after...

Florida takes another plunge to clean up massive tire reefs

tiresMIAMI--Florida officials have resumed raising some of the hundreds of thousands of tires dumped off its shores...

Bush criticizes arrogance in climate change debate

bushSALEM, New Hampshire--Republican Jeb Bush rejected on Thursday what he called an arrogant view that anyone who...

Crews work to clean California beach fouled by oil pipeline spill

oilspillGOLETA, California--Cleanup crews fanned out on Wednesday across an oil-fouled California beach to scoop up gobs of...

Dolphin die-off spurred by BP oil spill

bpdolphinTAMPA, Florida--A record dolphin die-off in the northern Gulf of Mexico was caused by the largest oil spill in U.S...

Ex-DEA agent, employee charged with secretly running New Jersey strip club

NEW YORK--U.S. authorities announced charges on Wednesday against a former Drug Enforcement Administration supervisor...

Texas police seek gang truce, end of bloodshed after deadly brawl

bikersWACO, Texas--Texas police asked rival motorcycle gangs on Tuesday to put aside their differences after a weekend...

Judge pressures State Dept. on Clinton emails release

WASHINGTON--A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. State Department to produce a plan to release batches of...

Texas grand jury does not indict policeman for shooting Mexican

DALLAS--A Texas grand jury declined on Monday to charge a suburban Dallas police officer in the fatal shooting of an...

Revenge attacks feared after deadly Texas biker gang shootout

rWACO, Texas--Police worried about retaliation attacks after 170 people were charged on Monday in connection with...

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Santorum launches 2016 bid with appeal to middle class
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
CABOT, Pennsylvania--Republican Rick Santorum, who fell short in his 2012 presidential bid,... Read more...
US military mistakenly ships live anthrax to labs in 9 states
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK--The U.S. military mistakenly sent live anthrax bacteria to laboratories in... Read more...
Queen Elizabeth sets in train in-out EU referendum
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
LONDON--Britain's Queen Elizabeth set in motion the new government's plans for an in-out referendum... Read more...
Belgian flights halted after air traffic power blackout
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
BRUSSELS--More than 200 flights in and out of Belgium were cancelled or diverted on Wednesday after... Read more...
India tipped to overtake China
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
NEW DELHI--When India releases gross domestic product data on Friday that is expected to show the... Read more...
Airbus wins board spat with Spain, to renew CEO
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
AMSTERDAM--Airbus Group faced down a revolt by government shareholders over a board appointment and... Read more...
We are missing the point
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Dear Editor, I was shocked to read in the editorial of The Daily Herald on Saturday, May 23, 2015... Read more...
Still scared of him
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Dear Queenie, My parents got divorced when I was in high school because my father was so abusive... Read more...
Leveret goes deep in Texas
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
  Just three days into the new season Rene Leveret from St. Maarten hit his first home run.... Read more...
Nishikori takes centre stage, Halep crashes out
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
PARIS-- Roger Federer avoided any more security scares to move safely into the third round of the... Read more...
A Minute With-Dwayne Johnson on shaking, quaking San Andreas
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
LOS ANGELES--Hulking actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson creates a new save-the-day persona as a rescue... Read more...
Merkel again tops Forbes most powerful women list
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
NEW YORK--German Chancellor Angela Merkel topped the Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful... Read more...
Ocean Lounge Dining
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Latin Night at Holland House ~ When a special evening means just that ~ The last time this event... Read more...
Dine @ Johney Burger
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
On your next trip off island, remember Johney Burger at PJIA! ~ After security, before boarding ~... Read more...
Editorial - Not without boundaries
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Even democracy should have limits. That’s apparently the opinion of the VVD led by Dutch Prime... Read more...
Editorial - Finally looking up
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
The settlement reached on an Integrity Chamber for St. Maarten (see related story) is good news for... Read more...
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Notices May 28
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Saturday, May 30 FREE HIV TESTING Organized by the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation Place: Belvedere... Read more...
Notices May 27
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Summer Camp Skills Educational Summer Camp is registering children ages 3 to 18 for its Summer... Read more...