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Man who shot journalists identified with 9/11 attacks

shootingVIRGINIA--The gunman who killed two Virginia television journalists on air carried out a well-planned assault and identified with mass murderers and the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, authorities said on Friday.

The shooter, Vester Flanagan, gave no sign of his destination or next move when he fled after gunning down the journalists from Roanoke station WDBJ7 on Wednesday, the...

US agriculture chief talks wildfires in scorched West

wildfirePORTLAND--U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Friday the federal government has spent more than $1 billion...

Obama lauds New Orleans' progress since Katrina, says more to be done

obamaNEW ORLEANS--President Barack Obama on Thursday heralded the progress New Orleans has made rebuilding since Hurricane...

Katrina's unclaimed dead conjure memories of her ravages

katrinabodiesNEW ORLEANS--A decade after one of the most deadly storms in U.S history, Hurricane Katrina's forgotten victims lie...

US, Turkey to launch "comprehensive" anti-Islamic State operation

turkeyANKARA--Turkey and the United States will soon launch "comprehensive" air operations to flush Islamic State fighters...

Back from golf course, Obama tees up renewable energy, Iran

obamasWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama, fresh from vacation and nine rounds of golf on Martha's Vineyard, is launching...

Trump widens lead over US Republican presidential field

trumpWASHINGTON--Republican Donald Trump is pulling away from the pack in the race for the party's U.S. presidential...

Wildfires force new evacuation orders

wildfiresSEATTLE--Emergency officials extended evacuation orders on Friday to additional towns threatened by a deadly array of...

Mexican consulate condemns anti-immigrant attack in US

missouriBOSTON--Mexico's top official in Boston on Friday condemned an attack by two Massachusetts brothers who urinated on...

Ranger school success reflects Military's opening to women

femalerangersWASHINGTON--Two pioneering women who completed the daunting U.S. Army Ranger school this week said Thursday they...

Photos show first wild California wolf pack

wolfpackSACRAMENTO, California--California's first gray wolf pack since wild wolves disappeared from the state nearly a...

More racial unrest in St. Louis after police kill black suspect

missouriST. LOUIS--St. Louis police fatally shot a black teenager who they say pointed a gun at them on Wednesday and...

US Senate Democrats stake out both sides of Iran deal

menendezWASHINGTON--Senator Robert Menendez blasted the U.S.-led international nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, vowing to...

With fist-bump and autographs, Donald Trump fulfills jury duty

trumpNEW YORK--Billionaire Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump completed his jury duty in New York in one day...

Pentagon eyes sharp increase in daily drone flights by 2019

droneWASHINGTON--The Pentagon is planning a sharp increase in daily drone flights over conflict zones around the globe in...

US civil rights leader Julian Bond dies at 75

julianbondWASHINGTON--U.S. civil rights leader and former head of the NAACP Julian Bond, who emerged as one of the pre-eminent...

Clinton hits back at Bush on Iraq and Islamic State

hillaryDES MOINES, Iowa--Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday hit back at comments from...

Kerry urges "genuine democracy" at US flag ceremony in Cuba

usflagHAVANA--U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry declared a new era in relations as he celebrated restored diplomatic ties...

Euthanization of mother grizzly at Yellowstone prompts outrage

bearattackWYOMING--Wildlife activists' outrage over the killing of a mother grizzly bear blamed in the death of a Yellowstone...

Jeb Bush rejects Democrats criticism over his Iraq stance

bushWASHINGTON--Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush accused President Barack Obama on Thursday of not ensuring...

US military helicopter crashes off Japan's Okinawa, 7 injured

helicopterTOKYO--A U.S. military helicopter crashed in waters off the Japanese southern island of Okinawa during a training...

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InselAir passenger says she was arrested wrongfully Tue
Friday, 28 August 2015
PHILIPSBURG--The woman who was detained with four men while trying to board an InselAir Flight on... Read more...
Winair suspends Dominica flights
Friday, 28 August 2015
AIRPORT--Windward Islands Airways International Winair has suspended its flights between Dominica... Read more...
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Antigua diplomat calls for urgent international help for Dominica following Tropical Storm Erika
Friday, 28 August 2015
WASHINGTON, United States--Antigua and Barbuda diplomat Sir Ronald Sanders has called on the... Read more...
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US gives Haitian immigrants extension in protected status
Thursday, 27 August 2015
WASHINGTON, United States--Haitian immigrants in the United States who got Temporary Protected... Read more...
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Man who shot journalists identified with 9/11 attacks
Friday, 28 August 2015
VIRGINIA--The gunman who killed two Virginia television journalists on air carried out a... Read more...
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US agriculture chief talks wildfires in scorched West
Friday, 28 August 2015
PORTLAND--U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Friday the federal government has spent... Read more...
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New Turkish cabinet includes opposition
Friday, 28 August 2015
ANKARA--Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu appointed nationalist and pro-Kurdish opposition... Read more...
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Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests
Friday, 28 August 2015
TOKYO--Wearing shorts and a baggy T-shirt and clutching a microphone, Aki Okuda stands before a... Read more...
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Popular fears aside, businesses often eager for migrant workers
Friday, 28 August 2015
LONDON--Raghad al Sous braved bombings in Syria to keep studying at school before fleeing in 2013... Read more...
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New IEA boss faces world energy landscape in flux
Friday, 28 August 2015
PARIS/BRUSSELS--The new head of the International Energy Agency faces dilemmas that challenge the... Read more...
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Time to help Dominica is now
Friday, 28 August 2015
Dear Editor, In the past we on St. Maarten/St. Martin have repeatedly gone to the extent in helping... Read more...
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Undecided
Friday, 28 August 2015
Dear Queenie, I had a baby when I was quite young and when I finally got married my husband... Read more...
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11th Home Run
Friday, 28 August 2015
Number 39, Rene Leveret, from South Reward, is making news in Texas. Playing professional baseball... Read more...
Sports Open House set for September 12
Friday, 28 August 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Department of Sports has scheduled a Sports Open House at the Raoul Illidge Sports... Read more...
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Netflix drug drama 'Narcos' blurs line between cartels, agents
Friday, 28 August 2015
LOS ANGELES--Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in Netflix... Read more...
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Ashley Madison parent CEO Quits after huge infidelity hack
Friday, 28 August 2015
TORONTO--The chief executive of infidelity website Ashley Madison's parent company Avid Life Media... Read more...
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Ujima takes treatment for ‘at-risk’ boys to another level
Friday, 28 August 2015
~ Applications Open for New Day Treatment Programme ~ By Judy Fitzpatrick Ujima Foundation has... Read more...
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Administrator Maximillian Joseph Huith
Friday, 28 August 2015
In the past century most government officials on Saba were natives of Sint Maarten. Radio... Read more...
Editorial - A while longer
Friday, 28 August 2015
What was becoming increasingly obvious now appears unavoidable. St. Maarten faces an instruction to... Read more...
Editorial - Enough reason
Thursday, 27 August 2015
The islands where this newspaper is distributed were kept pretty busy in the past week dealing with... Read more...
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Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015
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Tuesday Aug. 25, 2015
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Notices August 29
Friday, 28 August 2015
Saturday, August 29 PET FOOD DRIVE Organised by Pawsitive SXM Place: Le Grand Marche Bush Road... Read more...
Notices August 28
Thursday, 27 August 2015
Saturday, August 29 PET FOOD DRIVE Organised by Pawsitive SXM Place: Le Grand Marche Bush Road... Read more...