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Jeb Bush not a candidate? Super PAC's spending reveals otherwise

bushNEW YORK--The first report of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush's Super PAC, made public Friday, reveals for the first time, election lawyers say, just how much the group, Right to Rise, functioned as a kind of shadow campaign for Bush.

The group shelled out $5.4 million from January through June for all the workaday line items, from travel to catering to political consulting, that...

Earth's magnetic personality older than previously thought

magneticWASHINGTON--Earth's magnetic field has been a life preserver, protecting against relentless solar winds, streams of...

Ohio officer charged with murder pleads not guilty, released on bond

ohiopoliceCINCINNATI--A former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of an unarmed...

Californians exceeded mandatory water conservation target in June

droughtSACRAMENTO, California--Californians reduced their water use by more than 27 percent in June, exceeding the amount...

Democratic congressman charged in corruption case

fattahWASHINGTON--Democratic U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania and four associates were charged on Wednesday in...

Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man

tensingCINCINNATI--A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting...

Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear arms

kerryWASHINGTON--Secretary of State John Kerry intensified efforts on Tuesday to beat back criticism of the Iran nuclear...

Los Angeles passes law banning large-capacity gun magazines

gunsLOS ANGELES--The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the possession of large-capacity gun magazines on...

Second-term Obama tells Africa's 'Big Men' to quit when time is up

obamaADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI--Judging by the applause at the African Union headquarters, Barack Obama hit a chord when he took...

Obama knocks Huckabee, Trump for slide in Republican rhetoric

obamalucyADDIS ABABA--U.S. President Barack Obama criticized Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump...

Obama tells Kenyans they can succeed, sees challenges

obamaNAIROBI--U.S. President Barack Obama told Kenyans on Sunday on his first presidential trip to his father's homeland...

Trump tops CNN poll of 2016 Republicans

trumpWASHINGTON--Real estate magnate Donald Trump moved to the top of the 2016 Republican presidential field in a CNN poll...

Huckabee: Obama marching Israelis to 'door of the oven'

huckabeeWASHINGTON--Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has denounced the deal reached by the United States and...

Suspect in theater rampage had history of mental illness

shootingLAFAYETTE, Louisiana--A 59-year-old man who had been committed to a hospital for psychiatric care was identified by...

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theater, kills three, injures seven

SHOOTINGLOUISIANA - A 58-year-old gunman opened fire inside a crowded movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday...

Kerry: critics of Iran deal spinning "fantasy"

irancongressWASHINGTON--U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday mounted a furious counterattack against critics of the...

Ted Cruz tangles with peace activists outside White House

tedcruzWASHINGTON--Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz engaged antiwar activists on Thursday in a spirited debate...

Republicans, pro-Israel groups step up campaign against Iran deal

nonukesWASHINGTON--Top Republicans vowed on Wednesday to do their utmost to scrap President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with...

New York moves to raise minimum wage to $15 for fast-food workers

minimumwageNEW YORK--New York moved on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour by the end of...

Charleston shooting suspect charged with US hate crimes

lynchWASHINGTON--The white man suspected of murdering nine black people during bible study at a South Carolina church was...

Obama says Veterans Affairs agency still needs improving

veteransPITTSBURGH--A little more than a year after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' secretary stepped down over...

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Amsterdam under threat of Dutch state supervision
Friday, 31 July 2015
AMSTERDAM--A series of financial missteps may result in Amsterdam being placed under Dutch state... Read more...
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Twelve places of detention for Saba and St. Eustatius
Friday, 31 July 2015
ST. EUSTATIUS--The police station in St. Eustatius will be extended with a detention facility for... Read more...
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Caricom, Vatican establish diplomatic relations; Haiti-DR issue already raised
Friday, 31 July 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--There is now, for the first time ever, a Vatican Ambassador to the Caribbean... Read more...
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One of most rare seabirds rediscovered in Dominica 150 years after last seen
Thursday, 30 July 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--More than 150 years after it was believed to have been wiped out in Dominica, the... Read more...
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Jeb Bush not a candidate? Super PAC's spending reveals otherwise
Friday, 31 July 2015
NEW YORK--The first report of Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush's Super PAC, made public... Read more...
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Earth's magnetic personality older than previously thought
Thursday, 30 July 2015
WASHINGTON--Earth's magnetic field has been a life preserver, protecting against relentless solar... Read more...
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Palestinian toddler killed, Jewish arsonists suspected
Friday, 31 July 2015
DUMA, West Bank--Suspected Jewish attackers torched a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank on... Read more...
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After Ebola criticisms, WHO plans for four-month epidemic response
Friday, 31 July 2015
GENEVA--The World Health Organization is creating a "blueprint" to improve the medical response to... Read more...
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Apple, BMW in courtship with an eye on car collaboration
Friday, 31 July 2015
FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO--BMW and Apple may rekindle a courtship put on hold after an exploratory... Read more...
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In rural China, shoppers go online - with a little help
Friday, 31 July 2015
TONGLU, China--Cheng Yonghao left his village in central Henan province almost 20 years ago, not... Read more...
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Elderly reader
Friday, 31 July 2015
Dear Queenie, One of our close friend’s children is getting married for the second time. We are... Read more...
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New law firm
Friday, 31 July 2015
Dear Editor, In your paper of today, page 9 you, have an article about a new law firm being... Read more...
St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15
Friday, 31 July 2015
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to... Read more...
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Wie drops out as Pettersen sets pace at windy Turnberry
Friday, 31 July 2015
TURNBERRY, Scotland-- Norway's Suzann Pettersen surged two strokes clear of the field while world... Read more...
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Facebook CEO, wife expecting a baby girl
Friday, 31 July 2015
SAN FRANCISCO--Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are... Read more...
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"Spot the fake!" Mirren meets herself in triplicate wax works
Friday, 31 July 2015
LONDON--"Spot the fake!" British actress Helen Mirren joked as she posed with not one but three wax... Read more...
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Bird Watch SXM
Friday, 31 July 2015
By Mark Yokoyama   Bird Study Skins   Study skins are – as you may have guessed –... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in the Caribbean Part 5
Friday, 31 July 2015
~ Visiting saints and a butterfly ~   By Laura Bijnsdorp   From Dominica, we sailed... Read more...
Editorial - Local solution
Friday, 31 July 2015
As foreseen, the continued problems with the budget are starting to have an effect on the public... Read more...
Editorial - Put up or shut up
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Parliamentarian Maurice Lake has a point (see Thursday paper). The persistent rumours that... Read more...
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Notices August 1
Friday, 31 July 2015
Pool Closure Carib Swim Team, Cole Bay will be closed for renovation during the month of August... Read more...
Notices July 31
Thursday, 30 July 2015
Spay/Neuter Campaign St. Maarten Animal Welfare Continuing through August their $25 pet spay or... Read more...