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Carmona nominates sociologist for PSC chairman

Express - 13 hours 59 min ago
Dr Maria Therese Gomes, sociologist and behavioural scientist, has been nominated by President Anthony Carmona to serve as a member and chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC).

Eighth murder shakes Tobago

Express - 14 hours 2 min ago
Tobago yesterday recorded its eighth murder with the killing of 65-year-old Sylvert Edwards.

Investigation launched into Azmon’s beating, stabbing in court cell

Express - 14 hours 3 min ago
An investigation has been launched into the circumstances in which 29-year-old murder and kidnap accused Azmon Alexander was allegedly beaten and stabbed while in a prison cell at the Arima Magistrates’ Court on Monday.

Wanted man shot dead by police

Express - 14 hours 3 min ago
A man wanted by police in connection with several shooting incidents was shot and killed on Tuesday in Sangre Grande after an alleged confrontation with lawmen.

Soldier on patrol shot in Laventille

Express - 14 hours 4 min ago
A private in the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force was shot yesterday morning when the joint patrol group he was with came under fire in Clifton Hill, Laventille.

...Griffith: Where are the protesters?

Express - 14 hours 5 min ago
NATIONAL Security Minister Gary Griffith said he was waiting with bated breath for those who usually condemn the actions of the police and army whenever the law enforcement agencies went after the criminal element.

Army corporal killed in PBR crash

Express - 14 hours 5 min ago
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Corporal Emerson Keane, of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) First Battalion, who was killed yesterday afternoon in a vehicular accident along the Priority Bus Route (PBR).

Prisons warn PM of shutdown

Express - 14 hours 6 min ago
A warning has been issued to Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar by Prison Officers Association president Ceron Richards to deal with matters of safety and security facing prison officers or face a shutdown of the nation’s prisons.

Arima suspect gets $.3m bail

Express - 14 hours 8 min ago
AN ARIMA man was granted $300,000 bail yesterday when he appeared before a magistrate charged with stealing approximately $8 million worth of jewelry from a Chaguanas store earlier this month.

They were fugitives

Express - 14 hours 21 min ago
National Security Minister Gary Griffith said Ghanaian illegal immigrant Musah Ibrahim and his Nigerian counterpart Time Kings were “fugitives who were living off the State resources and taxpayers’ dollars.”

Judge: Babwah more concerned with own interests

Express - 14 hours 22 min ago
PEOPLE entrusted to represent others instead pursuing their own interest in a brazen manner seems to be prevalent at all levels of national life.

Gun in school: accused gets bail

Express - 14 hours 23 min ago
JEROME MAHABIR, who was allegedly found on the compound of Gasparillo Secondary School with a gun, has been ordered to stay 100 yards away from the institution.

Dan Carter will leave New Zealand for Paris to become rugby's best-paid player

Guardian Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 23:31
  • All Black to join Racing Metro after 2015 Rugby World Cup
  • Three-year deal will make him world’s best-paid player

James Horwill and Adam Ashley-Cooper heading for Europe

All Blacks great Dan Carter is poised to become the world’s highest-paid rugby player when he moves to France after next year’s Rugby World Cup on a three-year deal with Racing Metro.

The 32-year-old fly-half, capped 102 times by his country, announced he had signed with the Paris club at a media conference in Auckland on Thursday.

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Mumps outbreak hits US hockey teams

BBC Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 23:18
An outbreak of the highly contagious disease mumps has swept through teams in the US National Hockey League, with at least five affected.

Brad Haddin claims six dismissals to equal Australian wicketkeeping record

Guardian Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:10
  • Half dozen catches put him level with all-time greats
  • Misses tough chance to claim world record-equalling seven

Australia v India: second test, day two - live

Brad Haddin has equalled the record for most dismissals in a Test innings by an Australian wicketkeeper.

Haddin finished with six scalps - all caught behind - when India were bowled out for 408 by lunch on day two of the second Test at the Gabba on Thursday.

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Frustrated Garcia quits as FIFA's chief corruption investigator

Observer Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:00
NEW YORK, USA (AFP) -- Former US prosecutor Michael Garcia resigned yesterday as FIFA's chief corruption investigator in protest at the football governing body's handling of his report into the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

Williamson slams century as New Zealand defeat Pakistan

Observer Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:00
Pakistan went ahead with the match despite calls to postpone it after the Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar on Tuesday which left 148 people dead, 132 of them students.

South Africa's cricket great Kallis for Caribbean Premier League

Observer Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:00
EXCITEMENT for Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2015 cranked up a notch yesterday with the announcement that South African cricket hero, Jacques Kallis, has been confirmed to join the draft list for next year's tournament.

Nervous wait

Observer Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:00
CENTURION, South Africa (CMC) -- West Indies have been left sweating on the fitness of front-line fast bowler Kemar Roach after he pulled up with an ankle injury during the first day of the opening Test against South Africa here yesterday.

Ambrose cautions against writing off Windies

Observer Sport - Wed, 12/17/2014 - 22:00
CENTURION, South Africa (CMC) - Bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has cautioned pundits against writing off West Indies who started their three-match Test series against South Africa yesterday.