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Calm comes to troubled Ferguson, protests dwindle in other US cities

reflectFERGUSON, Missouri- Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager.

Protests also dwindled elsewhere in the United States as the Thanksgiving Day holiday and wintry weather kept many indoors...

More than 400 held as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities

wilsonFERGUSON, Missouri--National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in...

Ginsburg recovering after heart procedure

ginsburgWASHINGTON--U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure at a Washington hospital on...

More US troops deployed to guard against fresh riots

missouriFERGUSON, Missouri- Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb...

Fat to blame for half a million cancers a year

LONDON--Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and the problem is...

Missouri police officer not charged

angerFERGUSON, Missouri--A Missouri grand jury voted not to charge a white police officer for the fatal August shooting of...

Hagel resigns as defense secretary

WASHINGTON--U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, leaving under pressure as President Barack Obama...

Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York

floodingBUFFALO--Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for...

US plans to arm Iraq's Sunni tribesmen with AK-47s, RPGs

pentagonWASHINGTON--The United States plans to buy arms for Sunni tribesmen in Iraq including AK-47s, rocket-propelled...

Obama widens post-2014 combat role for US forces in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON/KABUL--President Barack Obama has approved plans to give U.S. military commanders a wider role to fight...

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...

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...

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Calm comes to troubled Ferguson, protests dwindle in other US cities
Thursday, 27 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri- Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights... Read more...
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More than 400 held as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on... Read more...
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Machado promises to fight assassination plot charges
Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Thursday, 27 November 2014
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WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history
Thursday, 27 November 2014
GENEVA--The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on... Read more...
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Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Please provide more options for higher education in St. Maarten
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Editor, As a student studying abroad I think it’s really difficult to cope with so much. I... Read more...
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Three Person Scramble
Thursday, 27 November 2014
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St. Maarten Little League School Tournamen
Thursday, 27 November 2014
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School runner steals second standing up as his team faced Sister... Read more...
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Diane von Furstenberg on success and empowering women
Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Soccer great Pele in intensive care, but condition improving
Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Blue Mall on Saturday
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Xmas Fashion Show ~ Sixteen male and female models will strut their stuff for a grand Christmas... Read more...
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Dine - Temptation
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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Editorial - Despite the turmoil
Thursday, 27 November 2014
People worried about the delay in installing a new cabinet and its consequences for the budgetary... Read more...
Editorial - Homework first
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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Notices November 27
Thursday, 27 November 2014
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