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Pregnant Wyoming teen strangled, boyfriend decapitated

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 13:04
WYOMING, Michigan (AP) — A pregnant Michigan teenager was strangled and her boyfriend decapitated after apparently connecting with a stranger through the online service Craigslist for a sexual encounter, police said Monday.

FOREX: $112.70 to one US dollar

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:45
KINGSTON, Jamaica —The US dollar on Monday, July 21, ended trading at J$112.70 down two cents, according to the Bank of Jamaica’s daily foreign exchange trading summary.

PHOTO: Jamrock Summer - 90days, 90ways

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 11:13
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Minister of Tourism and Entertainment, Dr Wykeham McNeill, is all smiles as he poses for the camera with CNN anchor, Michaela Pereira, at the recent launch (Wednesday, July 16) of  the ministry’s "Jamrock Summer - 90 days, 90 ways" initiative.

Two minors among 18 gang members arrested

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:18
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The police have reported that two minors are among 18 alleged gang members being held in custody after recent arrests.

Two minors among 18 gang members arrested

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:18
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The police have reported that two minors are among 18 alleged gang members being held in custody after recent arrests.

Earth on a heat streak, records broken in May, June

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:38
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June after breaking a record in May.

Group planned bombings during World Cup final match -- report

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:18
BRAZIL (AFP) -- Tightly-organized groups of protesters planned to bring chaos to Rio's streets during the World Cup final with "guerrilla actions" including the use of home-made bombs, Globo reported on Monday.

Health ministry spends $389m for hospital sewage treatment plant upgrade

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 08:08
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Health Monday announced that, $389 million will be spent on rehabilitating a number of sewage treatment plants at hospitals across the island as part of phase two of a sewage treatment project.

CONCACAF president visits the Observer

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 07:40

Barbados Opposition to stage anti-tax protest Thursday

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:52
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) --The Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) will lead a street protest through Bridgetown to Prime Minister Freundel Stuart's office on Thursday, and deliver a note of discontent with the Municipal Solid Waste Tax.

South Camp Road remains closed for light installation at Sabina Park

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 06:40
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A section of South Camp Road will remain closed until Tuesday evening (June 22) as work on installing floodlights at the Sabina Park in Kingston is expected to take longer than scheduled.

4-y-o killed in South Africa carjacking

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are searching for three men who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle. The boy was later found dead in the abandoned vehicle.

4-y-o killed South Africa carjacking

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 04:00
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police are searching for three men who forced a family from their car and drove off with a 4-year-old boy hanging out of the vehicle. The boy was later found dead in the abandoned vehicle.

CPL T20 money stolen in Trinidad

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:42
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Close to $200,000 from ticket sales of upcoming matches in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) have been stolen, Police in Trinidad and Tobago have said.

G2K president is JLP candidate for the Southwest St Elizabeth constituency

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:31
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Floyd Green, the president of the Jamaica Labour Party's Generation 2000 (G2K) is the new candidate for the party in the next general elections for the Southwest St Elizabeth constituency.

Man slashes 3 children, killing 1 in China

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:29
The 23-year-old man attacked the children in a rented room in Zhongshan, a police statement said. A 10-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy were injured.

16-y-o dies in motor vehicle crash

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:27
ST ANN, Jamaica -- Sixteen-year-old Damion Walker of Salem, Runaway Bay, St Ann died as a result of injuries he received in a motor vehicle collision in the vicinity of Flavours Beach, Runaway Bay in the parish on Sunday, July 20.

UN calls for immediate truce as Gaza toll tops 500

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:05
GAZA CITY, (AFP) - Washington and the United Nations demanded an "immediate ceasefire" in Gaza early Monday as Israel pressed a blistering assault on the enclave, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 509.

Kuwait court upholds 10-year jail term for Twitter user

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 03:00
KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait (AFP) - Kuwait's top court on Monday upheld a 10-year jail sentence for a Shiite Twitter user for insulting the Prophet Mohammed and his wife and companions.

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