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  1. Holness on two-week visit to UKRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    OPPOSITION leader the Jamaica Labour Party's Andrew Holness is currently in England on a two-week visit during which he is expected to visit Jamaican communities and attend this week's annual conference of the British Conservative Party. The Jamaica Observer understands that Holness and JLP spokesman on foreign affairs and foreign trade, Edmund Bartlett, left the island last Thursday for England, during which they have been meeting with Jamaicans in the United Kingdom.

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  2. Card Corner Plus: 1974 Topps: The Horace Clarke EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hardball Times

    There's a lot going on with Horace Clarke 's 1974 Topps card. First off, we can see that the cameraman has opted to photograph Clarke while he is waiting in the on-deck circle, rather than wait for him to take his at-bat.

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  3. Cy Tokmakjian, Canadian businessman jailed in Cuba, determined to fight for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CTV

    A 74-year-old Canadian businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison on corruption-related charges is determined to clear his name, his son said Monday during an emotional plea for his father's release. Cy Tokmakjian, who owns the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, and two Canadians working for his company have been sentenced to long prison terms, the firm said, calling them victims of a campaign by Havana's Communist government to rid the country of what it calls a culture of bribes.

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  4. Costa Rica's Tulemar Vacation Homes Celebrates International Coffee DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    September 29th marks International Coffee Day, and Tulemar Resort in Costa Rica's Pacific coastal area of Manuel Antonio encourages guests to experience the country's award-winning bean that was the source of wealth for the Central American country for many years, and continues to win international recognition for quality. In Costa Rica, coffee is grown in the high mountains of the country, but the so-called " grano de oro " or "golden grain" has left a lasting impact on the whole culture and economy of the nation.

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  5. Be a Fat Cat. Use the Caymans for Your Commodity ETFRead the original story

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    When an investment area is pronounced dead, it often triggers a blinding rally. Past "dead" investments that went on to rule the leader boards include Japan, solar energy and most recently, long-dated U.S. Treasury bonds.

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  6. Barbados shows its wild side on east coast where surfers, hikers find thrillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Canada.com

    Paul Wilson was explaining why the Soup Bowl is such a great place to surf when he suddenly interrupted himself. He'd just caught sight of a massive wave barrelling in about 75 metres offshore.

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  7. Does scuba diving help people with paralysis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Daily Herald

    Chris Kaag, paralyzed by a rare disorder, and his wife, Gretchen, get training from scuba instructor Bill Monsam. The condition of Kaag and others in a small study improved greatly after just five days of scuba diving.

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  8. Wildlife numbers halved over past four decades: WWFRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3,000 vertebrate species revealed on Sept. 30. From 1970 to 2010, there was a 39-percent drop in numbers across a representative sample of land- and sea-dwelling species, while freshwater populations declined 76 percent, the green group WWF said in its 2014 Living Planet Report.

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  9. Demirtas asks government to aid Kurds in fight against ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    People's Democratic Party co-leader Selahattin Demirtas has called on the Turkish government to support Kurds in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , as he crossed the border to visit Kobane on Sept. 30. Demirtas called for strong action against ISIL from the Turkish government, saying this would help the peace process at home with outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party militants.

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  10. .com | Wildlife halved over past four decades - WWFRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News24

    Wildlife numbers have plunged by more than half in just 40 years as Earth's human population has nearly doubled, a survey of over 3 000 vertebrate species revealed on Tuesday. From 1970 to 2010, there was a 39% drop in numbers across a representative sample of land- and sea-dwelling species, while freshwater populations declined 76%, the green group WWF said in its 2014 Living Planet Report.

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  11. Millwall's Edwards facing long injury layoffRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Millwall's Trinidad and Tobago winger Carlos Edwards is facing nearly a year on the sidelines after undergoing "detailed" knee surgery to correct damaged ligaments. The 35-year-old fell awkwardly during the south-east London football club's 0-0 draw with Nottingham Forest a fortnight ago and had to be stretchered off, reports CMC.

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  12. Virgin Hotels' Raul Leal Gives Us a Tour of Little HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Ocean Drive

    Virgin Hotels CEO Raul Leal walking by a mural in Little Havana that celebrates some of Cuban music's biggest names. below: Playing a game of dominoes in Maximo Gomez Park.

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  13. Buoyant future for Bridgetown Port and employees through Competency-Based TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bajan Reporter

    A docker sees a buoyant future for himself at the Bridgetown Port due, in large part, to receiving his Caribbean Vocational Qualification in Stevedoring Foundation Skills at Level 1, and being among the first six employees there to do so. Marcellus Louis , 49, is the first to admit that he thought the on-the-job training which required him to master and effectively demonstrate skills would have been challenging but he declares: " It's the best thing that could have happened to me ."

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  14. Costa Rica nabs 1,600 pounds of cocaine in 2 bustsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Costa Rican authorities say they have seized about 1,600 pounds of cocaine in two recent busts. It was detected Saturday with the help of a sniffer dog inside a tractor-trailer loaded with beans that was preparing to cross the northern border into Nicaragua.

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  15. Secretary General Insulza Highlights Joint Work of OAS and PAHO on New Approach to Drug PoliciesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Secretary General of the Organization of American States , Jose Miguel Insulza, took part today in the inauguration of the 53rd Directing Council of the Pan-American Health Organization , with a speech in which he highlighted the joint work of the two institutions to address expressions of the worldwide drug problem, among other areas of cooperation. Secretary General Insulza put special emphasis on the efforts of the OAS and PAHO to find a new approach to hemispheric drug policy.

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  16. When Olympic values matterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    The Olympic Games inspire humanity to overcome political, economic, gender, racial or religious differences and forge friendships in spite of those differences. It's easy to be overrun by the emptiness and shallowness of chasing shadows.

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  17. Corbin comes a long wayRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Since his mother died while he was just a toddler, his aunt Michelle "Trudy" Corbin brought him up as her own. He was always involved in sports and Trudy egged him on all the way.

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  18. Scuba diving takes on a new meaning at Sunset HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    If you are headed down to Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands for a dream dive vacation, Sunset House is the hotel which should be your first and final choice. This is the only hotel that is designed and operated by divers for divers.

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  19. S.C. Johnson heir faces suit over sexual assault accusationsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

    The billionaire cleaning-products successor, Curt Johnson, was just released from jail after spending three months behind bars. He plead guilty to sexually abusing his stepdaughter when she was between the ages of 12 and 15. Now, his stepdaughter's childhood friend has filed a civil lawsuit.

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  20. OASa Insulza appeals to member nations to resettle cleared Guant namo detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    The head of the Organization of American States issued a statement Monday night urging member nations to resettle cleared GuantA namo detainees, a step toward helping the United States close its controversial prison in southeast Cuba. The U.S. military currently holds 149 foreign men as war-on-terror captives there, 79 of them approved for resettlement in new nations or repatriation to their homelands.

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