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Former New York Mayor Bloomberg will spend $50 million on gun control

gunsWASHINGTON--Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control.

The initiative's political target is the powerful pro-gun lobby, including the National Rifle Association, that spends millions of dollars each year to back gun-rights supporters. Bloomberg's...

President looks to salvage Asia pivot as allies fret about China

WASHINGTON/MANILA--When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters of the South China...

White supremacist charged with murder in shootings

kansasOVERLAND PARK, Kansas--The suspect in the killing of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City over the...

New York City police disband unit that monitored Muslim communities

NEW YORK--The New York Police Department has disbanded a surveillance unit that targeted and monitored Muslim...

Judge sets $6 million bail in infant killings case

killerUTAH--A judge set bail at $6 million on Monday for a Utah woman suspected of killing six infants after giving birth...

Ex-Ku Klux Klan leader charged in Kansas Jewish center killings

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas--The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish community centers near...

Nevada ranching family claims victory against US government

cattleBUNKERVILLE, Nevada--U.S. officials ended a stand-off with hundreds of armed protesters in the Nevada desert on...

Three killed in shootings at Kansas Jewish centers

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas--Three people were killed Sunday afternoon at two different Jewish community facilities in a...

Fresh face on Obamacare with new health secretary

healthcareWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama said on Friday he will promote budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be his...

Students among 10 killed after truck slams bus in California

LOS ANGELES--Ten people were killed, half of them high school students, when a truck slammed into a tour bus full of...

Pennsylvania seeking motive for school stabbing rampage

stabbingMURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania--Pennsylvania officials sought a motive on Thursday for what may have driven a 16-year-old...

Obama wraps himself in civil rights legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

AUSTIN, Texas--Barack Obama on Thursday praised the civil rights legacy of former President Lyndon B. Johnson, saying...

Knife-wielding student wounds 22 in Pennsylvania school

stabbingMURRYSVILLE, Pennsylvania--A 16-year-old student wielding two knives went on a stabbing rampage in the hallways of a...

Defense chief gets earful as China visit exposes tensions

hagelBEIJING--Tensions between China and the United States were on full display on Tuesday as Defense Secretary Chuck...

US cuts nuclear launchers under treaty with Russia

WASHINGTON--The United States will scale back its nuclear bombers, submarine launchers and ballistic missiles in the...

Activist petition seeks end of SeaWorld California orca shows

orcasSACRAMENTO, California--The battle over a proposed ban in California on using killer whales in entertainment shows at...

Hagel, in nod to Tokyo, to send more ships to Japan

japanusaTOKYO--The United States moved on Sunday to reassure Tokyo over its mounting security concerns, saying it would send...

California's senator Yee indicted on gun, corruption charges

yeeSACRAMENTO, California--A prominent Democratic California state senator and gun-control advocate was indicted by a...

After rampage, portrait of Fort Hood shooter emerges

shootingFORT HOOD, Texas--When Ivan Lopez's mother died last year, the U.S. soldier suspected of killing three people at the...

Shooting at Fort Hood leaves several people dead, 14 injured

hoodAUSTIN, Texas--Several people were killed and at least 14 injured on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire at a U.S...

Supreme Court rejects US campaign funding limits

WASHINGTON--The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key pillar of federal campaign finance law by allowing...

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Airport worker beaten by irate man while executing his duties
Thursday, 17 April 2014
AIRPORT--An elderly Princess Juliana International Airport SXM employee had to be rushed to St.... Read more...
Audit Chamber presents integrity management study to Parliament
Thursday, 17 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The Baseline Study on Institutional Integrity Management was presented to President of... Read more...
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One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard... Read more...
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BARP members display ‘top gear’
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
BRIDGETOWN--It was a hat affair last Saturday at Sunbury Great House and Plantation in St. Philip... Read more...
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Former New York Mayor Bloomberg will spend $50 million on gun control
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
WASHINGTON--Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on... Read more...
President looks to salvage Asia pivot as allies fret about China
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
WASHINGTON/MANILA--When a Philippine government ship evaded a Chinese blockade in disputed waters... Read more...
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Hundreds still missing in deadly Korea ferry sinking
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
JINDO, South Korea--South Korean coastguard and navy divers resumed searching on Thursday for about... Read more...
Putin risks upstaging talks on defusing Ukraine crisis
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
GENEVA/MOSCOW--Foreign ministers from East and West will try to defuse the Ukraine crisis on... Read more...
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In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/IRVINE, California--In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the... Read more...
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Behind Brazil's low unemployment, a quest for education
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
BRASILIA--Brazil's growing prosperity is allowing teenagers to stay in school for longer instead of... Read more...
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Pensioners not happy with new cable charges
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Dear Editor, As of the April 1, pensioners are now being charged US $45 to view their favourite... Read more...
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Not confused
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Dear Queenie, My son, who is just starting to talk, calls my mother Nana. Now my sister says he... Read more...
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Dutch Caribbean Challenge gets chiseled out
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
SABA—An advance team for the "Dutch Caribbean Challenge" visited Saba last week approaching... Read more...
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Bale stunner claims King’s Cup win for Real over Barcelona
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
VALENCIA, Spain-- Gareth Bale raced clear to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid made light... Read more...
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Jay Z brings Made in America music festival to Los Angeles
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
LOS ANGELES--Rapper Jay Z joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday to announce that his... Read more...
Gabriel Garcia Marquez delicate after pneumonia
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
BOGOTA--Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has recovered from pneumonia... Read more...
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Dine @ Kontiki
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Kontiki rejuvenated By Lucinda Frye Imagine... a lovely day with little wind on the east side of... Read more...
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Easter Egg Snorkeling
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt Hunt for Easter Eggs and test your free diving skills off the beach at... Read more...
Editorial - Fair share
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no... Read more...
Editorial - Once and for all
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
It may sound like a crazy idea, but whoever wins the upcoming elections should not hold their... Read more...
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Notices April 17
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...
Notices April 16
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...