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Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury

ARABBANKNEW YORK-- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer for the bank told jurors on Thursday during closing arguments at the bank's civil trial on charges of financing terrorism.

The Jordan-based bank is accused of providing financial services to Hamas by almost 300 U.S. citizens who were the victims or family members of victims of 24 attacks...

U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge

fedWASHINGTON-- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation...

U.S. leaders call for "war" on Ebola outbreak, pledge troops

ebolaATLANTA--U.S. lawmakers called for a government-funded "war" to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic before it...

Obama awards Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War veterans

obamaWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor, America's most distinguished honour for heroism in...

Say what? A minimum-wage hike finds hope in US heartland

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's push to raise the minimum wage, which has largely found success in...

North Korea sentences US citizen to six years hard labour

northkoreaSEOUL--North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labour for committing "hostile acts"...

With appearance in Iowa, Clinton takes a big step

hillaryINDIANOLA, Iowa--Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stoked speculation on Sunday that she was moving closer to...

NASA prepares Orion capsule for debut deep-space test flight

nasaCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida--A NASA spacecraft designed to one day fly astronauts to Mars rolled out of its processing...

Obama leads in remembrance of Sept. 11 victims

september11NEW YORK--Led by President Barack Obama, Americans commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks...

Obama orders US airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State

obamaWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time...

Armed patriots: the private citizens out to secure the US border

patriotsBROWNSVILLE, Texas--With binoculars in hand, an assault rifle slung over his chest and a Glock pistol on his hip, a...

President briefs Congress on Islamic State strategy

congressWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama told leaders of Congress on Tuesday that he did not need for them to authorize his...

US, China trade barbs over jet manoeuvres

riceBEIJING--Top U.S. and China security officials traded accusations this week over what the United States said was...

Voters pick gubernatorial, Senate candidates in last primaries 2014

cuomoBOSTON--Voters in five East Coast states head to the polls on Tuesday for wide-open gubernatorial primary elections...

Number of children crossing into America alone plummets since June

WASHINGTON--The number of children crossing illegally on their own into the United States dropped 70 percent from...

Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

obamaWASHINGTON--U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on...

Latinos furious at Obama on immigration delay

WASHINGTON--Hispanic lawmakers and immigration advocates harshly criticized President Barack Obama's decision to...

California blue whales, once nearly extinct, are back at historical levels

whaleLOS ANGELES--California blue whales, the largest animals on Earth once driven to near extinction by whaling, have...

Obama says key allies ready to join military action in Iraq

obamaNEWPORT, Wales--President Barack Obama said key NATO allies stood ready to join the United States in military action...

Obesity rates reaching historic highs in more American states

obesityNEW YORK--Rates of adult obesity increased in six U.S. states and fell in none last year, and in more states than...

Iran, US meet as search for nuclear agreement intensifies

GENEVA--Iran and the United States met in Geneva for bilateral talks on Thursday as international diplomacy...

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Bigger, special medevac helicopter for Statia, Saba
Friday, 19 September 2014
THE HAGUE--Canadian company National Helicopters will remain the medical evacuation provider for... Read more...
Fight was not public violence, as statements didn’t specify details
Friday, 19 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Three men stood accused of various offences in connection with a fight that took place... Read more...
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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds
Thursday, 18 September 2014
THE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira... Read more...
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Caribbean becoming less competitive due to increasing aviation taxes, IATA warns
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Tuesday... Read more...
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Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer... Read more...
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U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and... Read more...
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Hollande asks Europe for patience with France
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to... Read more...
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Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State's beheading of innocent... Read more...
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Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 bln
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK- - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end... Read more...
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Pro-pot activists launch first U.S. 'Consume Responsibly' campaign
Thursday, 18 September 2014
DENVER-- Taking a cheeky jab at a New York Times columnist who had a bad experience with... Read more...
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State sectarianism
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Editor, After reading Wycliffe Smith's letter in The Daily Herald on September 17 I agree with... Read more...
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Fed up
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My boss is quite well-off, maybe you’d even call him rich. The problem is he’s... Read more...
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Sevilla sparkle as Europa returns with goal glut
Thursday, 18 September 2014
LONDON-- Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's... Read more...
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St. Martin’s Brown hits game winner
Thursday, 18 September 2014
GERMANY—The French National Baseball team advanced to the next round of the 2014 European... Read more...
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Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ROME-- Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 this week and is... Read more...
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Jaguar XKE stolen in NY in 1968 recovered
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- U.S. authorities have recovered a Jaguar XKE stolen 46 years ago outside a New York City... Read more...
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Dine - Beirut
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
~ Tasty fare for all ~ Beirut is new on the block and right on the road next to RBC Bank in Simpson... Read more...
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Glow Ride
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Bike-a-thon ~ Glow in the dark fun ride in Simpson Bay ~ This fun event is taking place this... Read more...
Editorial - Definitely possible
Friday, 19 September 2014
The many legal twists and turns surrounding Caravanserai Resort in the previous months and years... Read more...
Editorial - Joint effort
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Pointe Blanche prison remains in the news as authorities unveiled a package of measures to... Read more...
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Friday, 19 September 2014
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Thursday, 18 September 2014
Notices September 18
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 17
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...