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US backs report that Russian missile downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

  NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP): The United States State Department says it backs the findings of the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The team found that MH17 was shot...
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Golding chides ChuckAudio

Opposition spokesman on justice, Senator Mark Golding, has issued a caution to his counterpart, Delroy Chuck, saying his broad-brushing of the judiciary in relation to the time they take to hand down judgments is inappropriate. He said while no...
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Stress on cops - MoBay violence a strain on lawmen's families

They are coming under increased pressure to put a lid on crime in Montego Bay, St James, but the men and women on the front line are facing their own battles, which are often ignored by the public.With 21 active gangs in St James and 17 involved in...
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Cops want residents' help

A commitment to making Jamaica a safe place for residents and visitors alike keeps them on the job, even at the risk of their health. But the police in Montego Bay, St James, are desperate for help from the residents as they seek to tamp down the...
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Pledge with your heart - UHWI launches campaign to purchase echocardiogram machine

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of chronic lifestyle-related deaths in Jamaica. With the growing cases annually, the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Cardiology Unit is hampered by the unavailability of an...
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Missing! - Audit finds equipment and fixed assets unaccounted for at HEART training centre

A 2015 audit of the Beechamville Vocational Training Centre in St Ann found that several equipment and fixed assets acquired by the centre were unaccounted for.The centre, which is operated by the Human Employment and Resource Training Agency (HEART...
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Victory keeps Jonathan Grant on course

Jonathan Grant High continued their impressive run when they tagged Ardenne High 3-1 in the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)-FLOW Manning Cup Group D football match at Barbican Complex yesterday.The winners won courtesy of goals by...
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JFF names CFU squad

The Jamaica Football Fed-eration (JFF) has named a 20-man squad for games in the Scotia Bank Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Caribbean Cup Round Three.Jamaica will play against Suriname on Wednesday, October 5 at the Anthony Spaulding Sports Complex...
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Kremi investing $200 million in plant upgrade

Caribbean Cream Limited, which trades as Kremi ice cream, plans to invest $200 million to improve operations and dress up expanded space in its Kingston plant.The company announced the investment in its operations, even while categorising the newest...
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C2W Music paid out more to accountants than it made in revenues

Music publisher C2W Music Limited paid more money to accountants and auditors than it earned in total revenues over six-months. It raises issues about the sustainability of the company whose accumulated deficit continues to grow. The company's...
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'Moses' a fantastic blend of ministry, artistry

Matters of rejection and acceptance were central to the iconic Bible story Moses. In their 2016 production of the epic Bible story, Father Ho Lung and Friends has made this the compass for their drama ministry. This was achieved through a well-...
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'Tristan und Isolde' celebrates German composer Robert Wagner

The Met LIVE in HD performance of Tristan und Isolde celebrates German composer Robert Wagner.Palace Amusement, in association with the Jamaican-German Society and The Gleaner, celebrate Germany Week with the 100th transmission in The Met: Live in...
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Editorial | Trust fund could help finance EGC proposal

There are few, if any, recommendations contained in the broad outlines offered by Michael Lee-Chin's group to drive sustainable growth in Jamaica with which reasonable people would disagree.Indeed, Mr Lee-Chin, the billionaire banker, and the...
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Kelly McIntosh | Millennial apathy?

This past weekend, a popular talk-show host, in response to the alarming reports of a rapidly increasing murder rate in our Second City, Montego Bay, shared her thoughts of frustration and alarm in a series of tweets. She suggested some crime-...
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Letter of the Day | Money is the opium of the people

THE EDITOR, Sir:If it is true that a significant portion of the mayhem now staining the country, especially St James, is the result of lottery scamming, isn't it time the nation ask itself why these scammers and...
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JLP a failure at curbing crime

THE EDITOR, Sir:In previous Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) governments, there was an attitude of pomposity and arrogance that they curbed crime. Unfortunately, the JLP cannot have the last laugh this time.Crime today, especially in western Jamaica, has...
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Trump on the defensive after combative debate with Clinton

HEMPSTEAD, NY (AP):Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced on to the defence by Hillary Clinton's cascade of attacks about his taxes, honesty and character in the first presidential...
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Obama contrasts presidential candidates

United States President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate.Obama is calling Hillary Clinton well-respected around the world, serious and someone with a...
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Contraception and young people: A focus on Zika

'Contraception and Young People: A Focus on Zika' was the focus of this year's World Contraception Day (WCD), observed each year on September 26.Under the endorsement of the National Family Planning...
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7 powerful anti-aging foods

If you are getting up in age but want to maintain that youthful look, with beautiful, healthy hair, nails and skin, here are seven powerful anti-ageing, nutrient-rich foods that are must haves for your daily diet...
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