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Kerry presses India on global trade deal as deadline looms

kerryNEW DELHI--U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official visit, has pressed New Delhi to drop its opposition to global trade reforms, saying it was a test of the country's commitment to advance economic liberalisation.

Kerry made the call in a newspaper article, penned along with U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, published hours ahead of his...

US returns Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' Cubans

WASHINGTON/MIAMI--Yasel Lopez's journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the thousands of...

NASA's Mars rover sets off-road distance record

roverLOS ANGELES--NASA's decade-old Mars rover Opportunity has set a new off-Earth, off-road distance record, logging just...

Senate bill proposes sweeping curbs on NSA surveillance

WASHINGTON--Senator Patrick Leahy introduced legislation on Tuesday to ban the U.S. government's bulk collection of...

US: millions forced to flee for religious beliefs in 2013

religionWASHINGTON--More members of religious communities around the world were forced to flee their homes last year than at...

US surveillance programs threaten freedom of press

WASHINGTON--U.S. surveillance programs are making it more difficult for government officials to speak to the press...

One dead after lightning strikes crowd at beach

lightningLOS ANGELES--One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare...

US diplomats' return to Libya could be more hazardous than exit

WASHINGTON--If evacuating U.S. embassy staff from Libya was perilous - three F-16 fighters and Marines in Osprey...

Obama tells Central American leaders children will go home

meetingWASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama urged the leaders of three Central American countries on Friday to work with him...

Top Dallas official bets political future by opening arms to immigrants

jenkinsDALLAS--Images of protesters trying to stop buses loaded with illegal immigrants may dominate the news, but in the...

Seven arrested internationally in $1.6 million StubHub fraud

fraudNEW YORK-- Police arrested seven people tied to a $1.6 million international fraud that used stolen credit cards to...

In chokehold death, NY police tactics clash with moves to mend relations

chokeNEW YORK- - When Bill Bratton returned in January for a second stint as New York City's police commissioner, he often...

Emaciated children in South Sudan point to looming famine

LEER, South Sudan--A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding centre in Leer, a muddy...

Sierra Leone religious leaders slam handling of Ebola crisis

FREETOWN--Religious leaders in Sierra Leone have criticised the government's handling of an Ebola outbreak that has...

Bodies, black boxes handed over from Ukraine crash site

DONETSK, Ukraine--The remains of some of the nearly 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine...

Russia challenges accusations that Ukraine rebels shot down airliner

MOSCOW--Russia's Defence Ministry on Monday challenged accusations pro-Russian rebels were to blame for shooting down...

Russia challenges accusations that Ukraine rebels shot down airliner

MOSCOW--Russia's Defence Ministry on Monday challenged accusations pro-Russian rebels were to blame for shooting down...

Friend of accused Boston bomber found guilty of obstructing justice

BOSTON--A U.S. jury on Monday found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the...

Obama: Biden would make 'superb' president

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a "superb" president, but questioned whether his vice...

Crews make progress in calming massive wildfire

wildfireSEATTLE--A massive wildfire raging east of Washington state's Cascade Mountains showed some sign of calming Sunday...

Fishermen tangle lines in US battle over popular snapper

snapperHOUSTON--Weekend sportfisherman Charlie Caplinger says he can hardly drop a line in the Gulf of Mexico without...

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Jamaloodin ends his hunger strike
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Govt finalising talks with APS for new govt building
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Caribbean agriculture experts attend 2014 Fin4Ag conference
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Antigua PM wants free movement of goods within regional grouping
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent--Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said that the... Read more...
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Kerry presses India on global trade deal as deadline looms
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
NEW DELHI--U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived in India on Wednesday for an official... Read more...
US returns Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' Cubans
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
WASHINGTON/MIAMI--Yasel Lopez's journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the... Read more...
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Carnage at UN school as Israel pounds Gaza Strip
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
GAZA/JERUSALEM--Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a U.N.-run school... Read more...
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Liberia shuts schools over Ebola, Peace Corps leaves 3 countries
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
DAKAR--Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities, it said on Wednesday,... Read more...
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Argentina fails to reach debt agreement, default looms
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
BUENOS AIRES/NEW YORK--Argentina failed to strike a deal to avert its second default in more than... Read more...
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US economy back on track with strong second-quarter rebound
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
WASHINGTON--The U.S. economy rebounded sharply in the second quarter as consumers stepped up... Read more...
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And they call William arrogant
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Dear Editor, When on the campaign trail or even outside of campaigning time, you always hear how... Read more...
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Computer savvy
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Dear Queenie, Please inform "Furious dad" (Thursday, June 19) that there are many free programs he... Read more...
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Steve Smoger to run boxing clinics
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Silver fern gives Adams the desire to keep on winning
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
GLASGOW- - After winning her third shot put Commonwealth Games title to secure her 54th successive... Read more...
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Chris Pratt on going from slob to film heartthrob
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
BURBANK, California--Chris Pratt could have just stuck with his humorous sidekick roles and... Read more...
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Michelle Obama says the blood of Africa runs through her veins
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
WASHINGTON--First lady Michelle Obama embraced her family's African roots in a speech on Wednesday,... Read more...
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Backpacking in Chiang Mai – Thailand
Saturday, 26 July 2014
By Laura Bijnsdorp   It had been a year since a few friends and I had left St. Maarten with... Read more...
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Dine - 3 Amigos
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
~ Light-hearted fun/ fare ~ We needed a break from all the fix-it house chores that seem to... Read more...
Editorial - Going Dutch
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
The launching of an Expat Handbook for St. Maarten (see Wednesday paper) is a promising... Read more...
Editorial - All aboard
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
By having all its candidates sign an agreement to endorse the Open Government Partnership (OGP)... Read more...
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Wednesday July 30, 2014
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Tuesday July. 29, 2014
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Notices July 31
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Friday, August 1 FUN DAY Back to school flight simulator club fun day. For children and adults A... Read more...
Notices July 30
Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Friday, August 1 FUN DAY Back to school flight simulator club fun day. For children and adults A... Read more...