LONDON, England (AP) — British police say doctors have delivered a baby boy whose pregnant mother was shot dead with a crossbow at her home in London.The Metropolitan Police force says 35-year-old Devi Unmathallegadoo was wounded in the abdomen during the attack on Monday. She died in a local hospital, where medics delivered her son.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — One of Norway’s Navy frigates has almost completely gone under water after an oil tanker rammed into it last week and tore a large hole in its side, authorities said yesterdayRear Admiral Nils Andreas Stensoenes, the head of Norway’s Navy, said several of the wires used to stabilise the KNM Helge Instad snapped Tuesday, causing the vessel to sink further.
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Norwegian frigate sinks after rammed by tanker
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Millions of girls in Pakistan are still out of school, mostly because the Government spends less money on education, a leading international rights group said Tuesday — a dire warning that follows Prime Minister Imran Khan’s promises to offer education to all children.
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Group says millions of Pakistani girls deprived of education
CALIFORNIA, USA (AP) — Southern California’s huge wildfire roared to life again Tuesday in a mountain wilderness area even as many neighbourhoods were reopened to thousands of residents who fled its advance last week.A massive plume rose suddenly at mid-morning in the Santa Monica Mountains near the community of Lake Sherwood, prompting authorities to send aircraft to drop retardant and water on the blaze.
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Wildfire roars to life again
NEW YORK, USA (AP) — CNN sued the Trump Administration yesterday, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta’s credentials to cover the White House be returned because their revocation violates the constitutional right of freedom of the press.
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CNN sues Trump, demanding return of Acosta to White House
GENEVA (AP) — The UN human rights chief says Bangladesh’s Government should halt plans to repatriate more than 2,200 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar, saying such a move would endanger their lives.Michelle Bachelet’s comments are among the strongest yet from a top UN official about the planned repatriation this week of some Rohingya to Myanmar. More than 700,000 fled Myanmar amid a security crackdown, starting in August 2017.
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UN rights chief urges halt to Rohingya repatriation plan
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — The death of a 13-year-old boy, who was knocked out during a kick-boxing match in Thailand, has sparked debate over whether to ban matches involving children.
Thailand’s child boxing debated after 13-year-old’s death
THE International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) in London honoured Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett last week Thursday with the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) Champions in Challenge Award.
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Bartlett wins Challenge Award
Dear Mr Brown,I met with you last week regarding my interest in applying to Northern Lights College in British Columbia. You had mentioned the provincial nominee programme that assists students to obtain permanent residence in that province. I would like for you to go over the criteria for the British Columbia programme again, because I have a place to stay in that province.— GRDear GR:
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Canada’s provincial nominee programme
Today is the 318th day of 2018. There are 47 days left in the year.TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT1969: Apollo 12 blasts off for the moon.OTHER EVENTS1533: Spanish conquistadors take the city of Cuzco, the capital of the Inca empire.1647: England’s King Charles I is recaptured and imprisoned by rebels.1775: American troops under Benedict Arnold invade Quebec Province in Canada.
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This Day in History — November 14
ROSE HALL, St James — Latoya Cunningham is a broken woman.The horrible car crash yesterday morning on the Rosehall main road in St James which took the life of her six-year-old daughter Latisha Williams, was the fourth death to hit her family since she was a teenager.
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‘Mi feel like just dead right now’
FLY Jamaica Airways passengers who have been stranded since the crash-landing of one of its carriers in Guyana last Friday were still, up to yesterday, unaware of when they will be able to return to the island, as the airline has not given them any information.Late yesterday the airline, in an e-mail, advised passengers who were scheduled to fly between November 9 and November 13 that they should not proceed to the airport until further notice.
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CHICAGO, USA (AP) —Michelle Obama’s 12-stop jaunt across the country — and an ocean — is not your average book tour. Of course, the former first lady is not your average author.Oprah Winfrey was expected to join Obama last night at the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks, as she begins the tour touting the already best-selling “Becoming”.
Things to know about Michelle Obama’s book, arena tour
Q. I would like to study marine engine repair and boat fabrication in the US, and I have a friend that wants to go to flight school, also in the US. Is this possible, or can you only attend traditional colleges as an international student?
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Doing vocational studies in the United States
SANDALS Resorts International (SRI), which is committed to investing in the development of young people across the Caribbean and continuing to strengthen its succession planning strategy has, since 2012, recruited more than 100 trainee managers to participate in its Management Trainee Programme (MTP). Most recently, 27 new trainees were selected from among 138 applicants across the region to join the competitive and robust programme.
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Sandals recruits new batch of trainee managers