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PNP calls on JPS to review anti-theft strategy

Observer - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:24
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The People’s National Party (PNP) says it is calling on the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) to immediately reconnect the service of all its paying customers in communities affected by new anti-theft disconnection strategy.

Ohuruogu in first World Relay squad

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:22
Christine Ohuruogu and Richard Kilty are in a 24-strong GB team for the inaugural World Relay Championships in Nassau.

Tipton signs for Ballymena United

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:18
Matthew Tipton agrees a one-year contract with Ballymena United following his release by Linfield last week.

Sport picture of the day: Rock climbing on bamboo

Guardian Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:12
Professional mountain climbers work on the art installation 'Big Bambu: 5,000 Arms to Hold You' at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem Continue reading...

Elderly man killed in building collapse

Observer - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:06
ST ANN, Jamaica -- An elderly man was reportedly crushed to death when an old building at Linton Park in St Ann collapsed on Sunday, May 11.

Gibbons picked in England judo squad

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 08:00
Olympic silver medallist Gemma Gibbons is selected in England's squad for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Ex-beauty queen cleared of murder charge in Guyana

Observer - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:56
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A judge on Monday dismissed a murder charge against a former beauty queen in the South American country.

VIDEO: Archive: Spurs' hopes ridiculous - Sherwood

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:54
In his final news conference as Tottenham manager, Tim Sherwood says the "overhyped" expectation that the club should challenging for the Premier League top four this season was "impossible" to achieve.

Costa and Torres in Spain squad

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:51
Diego Costa and Fernando Torres are picked in Spain's provisional 30-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.

JPS disconnection strategy outrageous, says Samuda

Observer - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:44
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Opposition spokesman on energy, Karl Samuda, on Tuesday expressed outrage at the strategy being employed by the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) to temporarily disrupt service to paying customers who live in communities with alleged high levels of electricity theft.

Sherwood sacked as Spurs manager

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:41
Tottenham part company with manager Tim Sherwood after the club's sixth-placed finish in the Premier League this season.

NBA apologises over Sterling remarks

BBC Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:39
The NBA has apologised to former star Magic Johnson after Donald Sterling criticises him on CNN for contracting HIV.

21-y-o arrested after taking shotgun to funeral

Observer - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:18
BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC) – A 21-year-old man has been denied bail after he was arrested carrying a sawed-off shotgun to the funeral of an alleged gang leader, who was killed in a hail of gunfire earlier this month.

Tim Sherwood sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager

Guardian Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:18
Mauricio Pochettino favourite to take over at White Hart Lane
Sherwood leaves after just five months in charge
 Who should replace Tim Sherwood at Tottenham Hotspur?

Tim Sherwood has been sacked as Tottenham Hotspur manager.

Daniel Levy, the club's chairman, met with Sherwood on Tuesday and, as widely expected, gave him the news that his contract was being terminated despite steering Spurs to a sixth placed finish. Southampton's Mauricio Pochettino is Tottenham's No1 target to replace him.

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Trinidad mother of two stabbed to death

Stabroek - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:17
(Trinidad Express) Mother of two Sylvia Candice Douglas-Mohammed was stabbed a total of 17 times about her head, back, chest and arms by her attacker. This is according to the results of an autopsy...

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Sports minister hits out at Richard Scudamore over sexist remarks

Guardian Sport - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:16
Helen Grant criticises Premier League chief over comments
'It's very disappointing. There is absolutely no place for it'

Helen Grant, the sports and equalities minister, has heavily criticised the Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore over his sexist comments which she described as "completely unacceptable and very disappointing".

While pressure continues to build on football's authorities to launch a full investigation into his comments reported by a Sunday tabloid newspaper, Grant becomes the latest senior figure from the sports world to call for action.

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Former Israeli PM Olmert sentenced to 6 years for corruption

Stabroek - Tue, 05/13/2014 - 07:13
TEL AVIV, (Reuters) – Israel’s ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail today for taking bribes in a real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason....

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