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US jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings

blackwaterWASHINGTON--A U.S. federal jury found three American former Blackwater guards guilty of manslaughter and weapons charges on Wednesday and a fourth of murder in connection with the 2007 killing of 14 unarmed Iraqis at a Baghdad traffic circle.

The decision closes an emotional chapter in a case that outraged Iraqis, inflamed anti-American sentiment across the globe and touched off debate over...

US tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors

obamaNEW YORK--The United States imposed new constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country from three nations at...

America will funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports

ebola1NEW YORK--The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three...

National security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber

WASHINGTON--The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber...

Indiana charges suspect who may have killed for decades

killerHAMMOND, Indiana--A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in...

New protocols issued for treating Ebola patients

DALLAS--The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims...

US, China look to manage differences

uschinaBOSTON--America and China's top diplomats stressed the need to manage differences and cooperate against global...

President makes rare campaign appearance

UPPER MARLBORO, Maryland--President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally...

Marijuana-infused candies

gummyMarijuana-infused sour gummy bear candies (L) are shown next to regular ones at right in a photo illustration near to...

Courts knock down gay marriage bans in Arizona, Alaska, Wyoming

PHOENIX--Barriers to gay marriage fell in Arizona, Alaska and Wyoming on Friday following a series of federal court...

President approves reservists for US Ebola fight, government under fire

ebolaWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama authorized calling up military reservists for the U.S. fight against Ebola in West...

After decades in prison, man freed at prosecutor's request

freeNEW YORK--Nearly three decades into a prison sentence he began as a teenager, a New York man who had been championed...

Obama, foreign military chiefs coordinate Islamic State plans

obamaWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Tuesday told military leaders from more than 20 countries working with...

US sets up rapid-response Ebola team, Dallas nurse improves

ebolaDALLAS--The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals "within hours" whenever there is a...

DEA monitors US investors in Canadian marijuana firms

ganjaTORONTO/ST. LOUIS--U.S. investors in Canada's medical marijuana industry are betting they will not fall under the...

US protestors kick off weekend of marches

protestCLAYTON, Missouri- Hundreds of protesters marched through the rain on Friday afternoon to the St. Louis County...

St. Louis braces for weekend of protests

missouriST. LOUIS--The St. Louis area on Thursday was bracing for more racial unrest over the August killing of unarmed black...

Fears grow in United States over Ebola

ebolaNEW YORK/WASHINGTON--Fears are growing in the United States about Ebola with about 200 airline cabin cleaners walking...

Ebola patient dies in Texas, 5 US airports to screen for fever

ebolaDALLAS--The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died on Wednesday, underscoring questions about...

Havana sees no sign Obama will change policy on Cuba

HAVANA--Cuba has received no indication the Obama administration might change U.S. policy toward Cuba despite...

Missouri police plan for possible riots if Brown cop not charged

fergusonFERGUSON, MISSOURI-- Missouri authorities are drawing up contingency plans and seeking intelligence from U.S. police...

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Judge Bob Wit to advise Referendum Committee
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
ST. EUSTATIUS--The Island Council needed a special meeting on Sunday, October 19, to decide on the... Read more...
‘People United’ march to take place Sunday
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Action group "People United for True Democracy" will now hold its march to express... Read more...
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Dr. Rodney’s widow completes testimony
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Dr. PATRICIA Rodney Tuesday completed her testimony before the Walter Rodney... Read more...
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Caricom chairman defends ban on nationals from Ebola-affected West African countries
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua--Prime Minister Gaston Browne Monday defended the decision by a number of... Read more...
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US jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
WASHINGTON--A U.S. federal jury found three American former Blackwater guards guilty of... Read more...
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US tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
NEW YORK--The United States imposed new constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country... Read more...
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Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
OTTAWA--A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near where Prime... Read more...
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Palestinian driver rams light railway station killing baby
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
JERUSALEM--A baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into... Read more...
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China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
BEIJING--China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter... Read more...
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McDonald's CEO acknowledges image problems after tough results
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
NEW YORK--McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson owned up to some corporate image... Read more...
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Hopefully a new trend
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Dear Editor, Anyone who follows what happens in the world of politics would be surprised if Theo... Read more...
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Broken-hearted
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Dear Queenie, I’ve been dating a very nice guy for some time now. Recently another man he worked... Read more...
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Thirty expected for 10th Sol Optimist Championship
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
SIMPSON BAY-- At least thirty young Caribbean sailors are expected to compete in the 10th annual... Read more...
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World number one Williams walloped 6-0 6-2 by Halep
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
SINGAPORE-- Simona Halep handed an out-of-sorts Serena Williams the joint heaviest defeat of her... Read more...
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Animated robots, trolls and the dead dig up new film fans
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--An oversized personal health-care robot assistant might seem out of place next to the... Read more...
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De la Renta remembered for his elegant designs, generosity
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
NEW YORK--Oscar de la Renta, the legendary fashion designer who dressed first ladies and Hollywood... Read more...
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Familiar with BioFilm?
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
By Kurt A Vreeland DC DIBAK DABCN You may not be familiar with the term "biofilm," but you have... Read more...
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Can you reduce inflammation through dietary choices?
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
~Night shades really do make a difference... to some of us~ Many foods will affect inflammation in... Read more...
Editorial - Not much of a choice
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
By unanimously passing a motion rejecting the instruction from the Kingdom Council of Ministers to... Read more...
Editorial - Clarity needed
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Parliamentarian Christopher Emmanuel of the National Alliance (NA) no doubt dropped a bomb during... Read more...
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Thursday Oct. 23, 2014
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Notices October 22
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...
Notices October 21
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...