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Schedule: London Diamond League day 2 – Fraser-Pryce runs in 100m

Today’s final day of action will see sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce lining up in the 100m alongside young MVP club-mate Christania Williams, Simone Facey, and Remona Burchell. Schedule for Jamaicans: 4x100m men ­ 8:20 a.m. Jamaica...
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Manchester ex-cop loses appeal against conviction, sentence for stealing a slice of cheese

The Court of Appeal agreed with the lower court's ruling that knowing that she had taken up the cheese, the ex-cop should have enquired where it was while at the cashier. Suggesting that the ex-cop's reasoning was bizarre, the high court judges rejected the argument that she did not get her receipt or change from the cashier. 
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Al's guilty - Judge chides pastor for being "less than candid with the court"

A JUDGE yesterday had some harsh words for the Reverend Merrick 'Al' Miller before she found the popular pastor guilty of a corruption charge related to the 2010 capture of drug kingpin Christopher 'Dudus' Coke.Parish Judge Simone Wolfe-Reece said...
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Senate dress-down

Members of the Upper House yesterday removed their jackets, not in contravention of the standing orders of the Senate, but to cope with the heat that prevailed inside the chamber. President of the Senate Tom Tavares Finson suspended the standing...
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A mother's struggle with 11-y-o daughter stricken with cerebral palsy

Come December, Jeffnia Hartley will be 11 years old. She won't be able to celebrate her birthday. She never has. The harsh reality is that she won't be able to do anything at all. That's how she lives because of the neurological disorder cerebral...
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Nicole Nugent shows love and care to the community's challenged

Trelawny, Jamaica:With a heart of gold, Nicole Nugent, having witnessed the stifling conditions of the children in the community who were physically or mentally challenged, opened her arms, stretched her resources and has added each child to her...
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'I have passed this test'

LONDON, England:Well, he had to prove his fitness, and that he did - 19.89 on the clock, and while the rust showed as he huffed and puffed through his interviews, Usain Bolt sent a loud message both on the track and as he made his way off it at...
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More medals for Ja at Under-20 Champs

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland:Shannon Kalawan bagged silver in the women?s 400 metres hurdles, and Nigel Ellis pocketed bronze in the men?s 200 metres as Jamaica's juniors doubled their medal haul on yesterday?s fourth day of the IAAF World Under-20...
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Paramount partners with Allegheny on lubricants plant

Paramount Trading Jamaica Limited has extended its business partnership with Allegheny Petroleum to expand into the production of lubricants.Paramount is already...
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Hosin on board with BOJ decision

Gayon Hosin is on board with the decision by her employer, Bank of Jamaica, which, this week, chose not to renew her contract, saying the recent acquisition of a stake in...
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Dancehall has impressive week - on Billboard

Dancehall reggae music continues to reap success on the Billboard chart this week, with Sean Paul rising to number three on the Hot 100, courtesy of his collaboration Cheap Thrills with Sia. This is the deejay's highest placing in the chart since...
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One Love Youth Camp a success

The Bob Marley Foundation, 1Love Foundation and Ben and Jerry's Partners for Youth Empowerment are reporting success having completed the third instalment of the annual One Love Youth Camp last week.The camp, which is aimed at continuing Bob's...
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Editorial | Chilling photos on social media

The national conversation this week included one about unacceptable behaviour for social media after the mutilated body of a three-year-old St Ann victim went viral. Why would anyone post gruesome images of an extreme act of violence against an...
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Tony Deyal | Journal of the plagiarist year

I was about nine years old. In those days, I lived among a mix of people of Indian and African descent, and while I knew that there were people of Chinese ancestry who owned the laundry, the tea shops, and rum shops, all ...
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Letter of the Day | Turkey seeks Jamaica's support in post-coup aftermath

The Turkish people will never forget the date of July 15, 2016. This was a horrible day as a coup attempt by some military personnel was perpetrated to overthrow the democratically elected government...
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Kids don't learn culture by magic

THE EDITOR, Sir:I support columnist Carolyn Cooper's view (Sunday, July 17) that the Ministry of Education is largely at fault where GSAT students fail at questions related to Jamaican and Caribbean social and cultural matters.Furthermore, what are...
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10 arrested in alleged Rio Olympics terror plot

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, officials said Thursday. Justice Minister...
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Boris Johnson not sorry about insults

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson refused to apologise yesterday for the withering one-liners he has made about world leaders in the past. He however won the support of Britain's closest ally as the country...
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Doctor's advice | Is it too small?

Q Doctor, I am a 17-year-old female student, and I have an embarrassing question to ask you. I dare not ask anyone else.You see, I am convinced that my 'female opening' is far too small to admit a man. I believe that it will be impossible for me...
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Try this three-bean salad with spelt

In certain parts of the United States, a good three-bean salad is almost always the anchor to a potluck or picnic, the kinds of gatherings where sturdy, crowd-pleasing, portable - and, frankly, inexpensive - food is wanted. Countless variations are...
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