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  1. Through own pain, couple's compassion helps girl 3,600 miles away take Next StepRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    It's funny what brings people together. For one corrections officer, a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and an El Salvadoran amputee, it was a barstool set.

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  2. Machete attack victims to sue Caribbean island for 2millionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

    A COUPLE who survived a horrific machete attack at their Caribbean retirement home are suing the island's government for A 2million. Peter and Murium Green, from Wellington , say they deserve to be compensated for the lasting physical and psychological impact of the brutal assault in Tobago in August 2009, and are asking for one million pounds each.

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  3. Crack in Rivers PDP deepensRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Vanguard

    After the screening of People's Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirants in the South-South, there have been accusations and counter-accusations, while the 12 disqualified aspirants have threatened to appeal the result of the just concluded screening exercise. Prince Tonye Princewill, Nimi Walson Jack, Bekinbo Dagogo-Jack, Dumo Lulu-Briggs, Prof.

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  4. Women's basketball: Buckeyes face busy weekend in Virgin IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    Cait Craft and the rest of the Ohio State women's basketball team are celebrating Thanksgiving today on an island 1,800 miles southeast of Value City Arena. The Buckeyes are competing in the Paradise Jam, a three-day, three-game, round-robin event on St. Thomas in the sun-splashed Virgin Islands.

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  5. Women's success can lift T&T says YorkeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Members of the T&T Women's Team display the "12th Warrior" T- shirts which have been launched to support the team for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Ecuador. They are from left, Ahkeela Mollon, Khadesha Debessette, Khadidra Debessette and Dernelle Mascall.

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  6. Stylist to Miss Honduras beauty queen - who was shot dead alongside ...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Moment elderly man was attacked with his own oxygen supply and run over during Ferguson protests: Footage of attack emerges as crowds take to streets from coast to coast for third night of anger Pharrell accuses Michael Brown of 'bully-ish' behavior and says unarmed teen was 'asking for trouble' the day he was shot dead by police officer Growing fury of Michael Brown's parents: They call Darren Wilson a liar and say 'racist state' 'crucified' their son - but insist they want calm despite step-father's call for crowd to 'burn this b***ch down' Darren Wilson WILL give up being a cop because he would be 'executed' on his first day back on the job, say his lawyers 'I'm angry, frustrated, fearful, embarrassed, sad, hopeless and confused': Saints tight end Benjamin Watson's searing reaction to Ferguson decision goes viral The dozens of glaring holes in Michael Brown witness stories: How ... (more)

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  7. Costa Rican consumer confidence erodes for second straight quarterRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Inside Costa Rica

    November 27th, 2014 The Consumer Confidence Index continues its downward trend, according to data released by the Research Institute of Economic Sciences of the University of Costa Rica Wednesday morning. Consumer confidence fell from 49.8 points in May to 43.7 points in August and 40.8 points in November, a loss of nine points for the most recent quarter.

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  8. A Shady $600 Million Power Plant: Armenia Strikes Deal With Offshore CompanyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Groong

    A SHADY $600 MILLION POWER PLANT: ARMENIA STRIKES DEAL WITH OFFSHORE COMPANY Kristine Aghalaryan 18:12, November 25, 2014 Armenia to provide numerous concessions to a company owned by a Georgian businessman with criminal past In June of this year, the Armenian government struck a deal with Anaklia IEP Holding that gives the green light to the Georgian company to build and operate a 540 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Armenia. The electricity produced by the plant, to be built in Vanadzor, will go to Georgia.

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  9. Sangma announces 5-member committe on Khasi languageRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | DNA India

    Dismissing a resolution moved by Opposition legislators to get the Khasi language included in the Constitution's Eighth Schedule, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday announced constitution of a five-member committee dedicated to look into the matter. "I would like to propose, constituting a committee, which involves members of the Opposition, from the Khasi Author Society, Sahitya Akademi and any other academicians as may be required, to follow it up to expeditiously and complete the whole process ," Mukul told the house on the penultimate day of the winter session in Shillong.

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  10. Twitter users rap PickersgillRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    JAMAICANS on the social media network, Twitter, Tuesday night expressed outrage after People's National Party chairman and Government Minister Robert Pickersgill dismissed users as an "articulate minority" and not ordinary Jamaicans. Pickersgill made the statement immediately following an Opposition walk-out of Parliament Tuesday, after Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller failed to answer questions tabled by Jamaica Labour Party leader Andrew Holness on the ongoing Outameni controversy.

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  11. Police ask Tivoli residents for supportRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    COMMISSIONER of Police Dr Carl Williams has urged residents of Tivoli Gardens in West Kingston to stand with the police in the fight against crime. Williams, who was speaking recently at a meeting in the community -- the first of several to be held across the island -- also called on residents to continue working to shake the stigma associated with the area that was once 'ruled' by former strongman Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.

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  12. 'Spoken by a true dinosaur'Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    A statement by Environment Minister Robert Pickersgill that "ordinary" Jamaicans know nothing about Twitter and his description of people criticising Government's handling of the National Housing Trust scandal on the social media platform as the "articulate minority" have angered many, including Jamaica Observer online readers. Here are some edited comments: As far as Wrong Jungle is concerned, ordinary Jamaicans can't afford Internet connection under PNP, so they could never be on Twitter.

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  13. Dont see BJP opening its account in the valley Omar AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    In the midst of a tough electoral battle, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah takes time off to speak to Hindustan Times about the mistakes he made and what he could have done differently in his six-year tenure. Nobody can claim they achieved 100% of what they set out to do, nor would I say we were a complete failure.

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  14. Emrit admits room for T&T improvementRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Port of Spain, Trinidad - The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force skipper Rayad Emrit was pleased with the fight shown by his players in their come-from-behind victory over the Leeward Islands on Monday but insisted that they still have a lot of work to do especially where their first innings effort is concerned. The Red Force said their first innings batting has not clicked so far in the competition and that is their main area of concern ahead of their home game against Jamaica bowling off on Friday at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain.

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  15. Provincial government pulls plug on controversial Hai Van Pass projectRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    The government of Thua Thien-Hue Province put an end to a controversial resort project backed by a Chinese developer. Nguyen Que, deputy head of Chan May-Lang Co Economic Zone's management board, told Thanh Nien that they signed an agreement on Wednesday with the The Dieu Joint Stock Company, the Chinese investor in the World Shine resort complex, to stop the project at the request of the provincial People's Committee.

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  16. PAJ celebrates Keith Brown, 'Ben' Brodie, Lindy DelapenhaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    THREE veteran media personalities, who have contributed a combined 153 years to their profession, were celebrated by the Press Association of Jamaica yesterday at the annual Wray & Nephew-sponsored Veteran's lunch at Spanish Town Road, Kingston.

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  17. Euphoria for Mustard SeedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    A 2006 visit to the Mustard Seed Communities organisation in downtown Kingston prompted dancehall artiste Mr Vegas to reach out to the needy. Eight years later, he has launched Euphoria, a charity event scheduled to take place December 14 at LIME Golf Academy in Kingston.

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  18. Douglas says jump, Portia asks, how high?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    IT was almost predictable what the prime minister would have done with the composition of the board of the National Housing Trust . She kept the main loyalists in place long after they had sanctioned the purchase of a dud company for $180 million, long after she said she knew nothing about what had taken place and, to placate a nation, she topped up the board with four more individuals.

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  19. April 2015 may be your D-Day, PMRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    The great Lao Tzu says: "The journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step." But was this step by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller a good one? Look at it, weeks upon weeks of controversy over the purchase of the Outameni property in Orange Grove, Trelawny, yet still additional appointments and not firing.

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  20. Top mountain bikers return for NLCB eventRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    The top three finishers from last year's National Lotteries Control Board Jungle Jackpot Mountain Bike Race are set to do battle when this year's edition pedals off on December 7 at the Arboretum, Chaguaramas, from 8 am. Team Beacon rider Jason Costelloe won the elite one category, ahead of teenager Peter Sellier and Rishi Ramlalack .

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