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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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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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
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) yesterday ruled as “unconstitutional” a law in Guyana that makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in public while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex.
An excited Yanique Brown (centre) opens the door to her new home in McCook’s Pen, StCatherine, which was donated by Sagicor Foundation, and completed in collaboration with FoodFor the Poor Jamaica, after the foundation donated US$3,600 to assist in funding the building ofa home for a less fortunate family. Sharing in the moment are Jediael Carter Stewart (left), publicrelations and corporate social responsibility officer, Sagicor Group Jamaica; Lorenzo Stanton
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Photo: A new home
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
WITH a view to arm HR professionals and team leaders with information to respond to the ever-changing landscape of industries, the Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) kicks off its annual conference today at the Knutsford Court Hotel.
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HR conference to focus on agility in innovation, culture, policies
OPPOSITION SENATOR Sophia Frazer Binns has recommended that consideration be given to introducing a levy on blank CDs and DVDs, to support Jamaica’s creative industries.She said the proposal, made during her contribution to the State of the Nation Debate in the Senate last week Friday, was necessary to help to ensure the harnessing of the full potential of the industry for the benefit of all participants.
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Sixteen students from four Corporate Area primary schools were treated to a very special lunch courtesy of NCB Foundation yesterday. The fourth event on the 2018 Applaud It! calendar saw students from Pembroke Hall, Duhaney Park, Shortwood Practicing and St Anne’s primary schools seated around the board table on the executive floor of The Atrium. The grades four, five and six students were hosted by the chair of NCB Foundation Thalia Lyn, deputy chair Andrew Pairman, NCB head of…
OPPOSITION Senator Sophia Frazer Binns is calling on the Government to tackle the land titling issues affecting “dead lef” properties.“It is easier for a squatter to obtain a title for land than a legitimate heir,” Senator Frazer Binns said as she made her contribution to the annual State of the Nation Debate in the Senate last week Friday.
The Jamaican chapter of the world’s oldest and largest gastronomic association, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, inducted 10 new members on the evening of Saturday, November 10. These new members will join over 25,000 persons across 80 countries in sharing the same “values of quality, fine dining and the encouragement of the culinary arts”. The induction ceremony took place at the swanky Moon Palace Hotel, Ocho Rios, and was followed by an eight-course wine-paired…
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Chaîne of Command