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Supreme Court appears split over Obamacare challenge

obamacareWASHINGTON--The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it tackled a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with Justice Anthony Kennedy emerging as a likely swing vote in a ruling.

The nine justices heard 85 minutes of arguments in the case brought by conservative opponents of the law who contend its tax credits aimed at...

Boston bomber's lawyers admit client’s guilt, focus on brother

trialBOSTON--A lawyer for the accused Boston Marathon bomber said at the start of his trial that their client bore...

Federal agents raid suspected maternity hotels in California

maternityLOS ANGELES--Federal agents raided about 20 Southern California locations on Tuesday suspected of involvement in...

Democrats scramble to defend Hillary Clinton over email flap

hillaryWASHINGTON--Democrats scrambled on Tuesday to contain the fallout for Hillary Clinton, their favoured 2016...

Obama sharply criticizes China's plans for new technology rules

obamaWASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Monday sharply criticized China's plans for new rules on U.S. tech companies...

Cuba signals its readiness to fast-track US diplomatic ties

MIAMI/HAVANA--Cuba is willing to restore diplomatic relations with the United States as soon as the Obama...

Rand Paul wins Republican straw poll

randpaulNATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland--Senator Rand Paul won a straw poll of conservative activists on Saturday, giving his...

Netanyahu arrives in US, signs of easing of tensions

netanyahuWASHINGTON--The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in...

US, Cuba make progress, no date for diplomatic ties

cubausaWASHINGTON--Cuba and the United States held a second round of talks on Friday toward normalizing ties, and both sides...

Eight dead in Missouri shooting spree

TYRONE--A man armed with a handgun went on a house-to-house shooting spree in a rural Missouri town, killing seven...

Conservative activists look warily at Bush

bushNATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland--Jeb Bush may have wealthy Republican donors backing him, but the former Florida governor...

Boehner defends Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress

boehnerWASHINGTON--U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday challenged an assertion by the Obama...

Senate votes to clear path for security agency funding

securityWASHINGTON--The Senate on Wednesday moved to avert a partial shutdown of the U.S. domestic security agency this...

US justices show support for Muslim woman denied job due to head scarf

scarfWASHINGTON--A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled support for a Muslim woman who filed a...

Chief justice could again swing Obamacare case

courtWASHINGTON--Three years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote in a ruling that...

Alaska allows recreational marijuana

JUNEAU, Alaska--Smoking, growing and owning small amounts of marijuana became legal in Alaska on Tuesday as a growing...

New US defense chief hints little change in IS strategy

strategyCAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait--New U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday America had the right "ingredients" of a...

US jury orders Palestinian groups to pay attack victims $218.5 million

NEW YORK--A U.S. jury on Monday found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for...

U.S. security chief worried about al Shabaab mall threat

mallWASHINGTON-- The U.S. homeland security chief said on Sunday he takes seriously an apparent threat by Somali-based...

D.C. pot users face questions as deadline expires this week

WASHINGTON-- Marijuana advocates' hopes that the U.S. capital would easily follow in the footsteps of Denver or...

Obama takes shots at 2016 Republicans over middle class

obamaWASHINGTON-- With potential Republican candidates for president in 2016 talking up ways to help the middle class...

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New Chief Prosecutor has big plans for St. Maarten Prosecutor’s Office
Thursday, 05 March 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Since January 1, 2015, St. Maarten has had a new Chief Prosecutor. Ton Maan, a man... Read more...
Fuel prices rise again
Thursday, 05 March 2015
PHILIPSBURG--The maximum consumer prices of unleaded gasoline (ULG) and diesel fuel have been... Read more...
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Jamaica remains largest illicit producer and exporter of marijuana in Caribbean
Thursday, 05 March 2015
LONDON, United Kingdom--A report by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) has found that... Read more...
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CJIA expansion…Public Works Ministry to pay contractor’s taxes if GRA refuses exemption
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Ministry of Public Works has agreed to pay all customs duties for China Harbour... Read more...
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Supreme Court appears split over Obamacare challenge
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Supreme Court appeared sharply divided on ideological lines on Wednesday as it... Read more...
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Boston bomber's lawyers admit client’s guilt, focus on brother
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
BOSTON--A lawyer for the accused Boston Marathon bomber said at the start of his trial that their... Read more...
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Iran foreign minister says nuclear deal could be close
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
WASHINGTON--Iran's foreign minister said in a U.S. television interview on Wednesday he believed... Read more...
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Mexico seizes Zetas drug kingpin in blow to cartels
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
MEXICO CITY--Mexican security forces on Wednesday arrested the leader of the bloody Zetas drug... Read more...
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Saudi Arabia expects oil price to stabilise
Thursday, 05 March 2015
BERLIN--Saudi Arabia's oil minister said on Wednesday he expected oil prices, which hit a near... Read more...
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McDonald's USA to phase out antibiotics from chicken supply
Thursday, 05 March 2015
LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO--McDonald's Corp's U.S. restaurants will gradually stop buying chicken raised... Read more...
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Step up control on moving violations
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Dear Editor, I am an inhabitant of this country and whatever happens to someone else could possibly... Read more...
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Window watcher
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Dear Queenie, I’m a married man and have no intention of cheating on my wife, but I can’t help... Read more...
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Holmes takes control at Doral, McIlroy cards a 73
Thursday, 05 March 2015
FLORIDA-- American J.B. Holmes made light of the daunting Blue Monster course as he fired a... Read more...
Peyton returning for 18th season, signs with Broncos
Thursday, 05 March 2015
DENVER-- Peyton Manning ended speculation over his playing future when he signed a restructured... Read more...
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Cate Blanchett on being evil in Cinderella
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
LOS ANGELES--After playing both real and mythical queens, a golden age screen idol and Bob Dylan,... Read more...
Franchise Man swoops in to save Bollywood
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
MUMBAI--Bollywood is looking for its next superhero, one who can swoop in to amuse audiences in a... Read more...
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Heineken Party Kool and Gang
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Kool & the Gang ~ Get down on it and groove in the sand! ~ In 1964, Khalis Bayyan (aka Ronald Bell)... Read more...
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Scavanger Hunt
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
Rotary Mid-Isle Charity Motor Treasure Hunt ~ Time to brush up on your local knowledge ~ Do you... Read more...
Editorial - Global trend
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
The announcement of a fuel price hike effective today, Thursday, understandably won't be met with... Read more...
Editorial - Reassuring
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
That Arke will be flying to Princess Juliana International Airport SXM twice weekly from Schiphol... Read more...
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Notices March 5
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
School Registration Clay Montessori Academy Foundation is now registering for the 2015/2016 school... Read more...
Notices March 4
Tuesday, 03 March 2015
Schools Registration Hillside Christian Schools in St. Peters and Cay Hill is registering students... Read more...