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Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 11:10 PM

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP):Tom Brady has accomplished just about everything when it comes to playing in the Super Bowl.His five titles and four Super Bowl MVPs are more than any other quarterback. He has posted the two biggest comeback wins in Super...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 11:09 PM

Team ComparisonOFFENSE PHI NEGAMES (Won-Lost) 13-3 13-3FIRST DOWNS 338 389Rushing 108 107Passing 193 232Penalty 37 50YDS GAINED (tot) 5852 6307Avg per Game 365.8 394.2RUSHING (net) 2115 1889Avg per Game 132.2 118.1Rushes 473...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 11:07 PM

BLOOMINGTON, Minnesota (AP):Nick Foles has a calling far greater than throwing touchdown passes.If Foles leads the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots, he'll become a folk hero in a city that has desperately...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 11:04 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I was pleasantly surprised while reading the Thursday Gleaner to see a member of the opposition stand boldly in support of National Security Minister Robert Montague.Dare I say it, Fenton Ferguson, the opposition spokesman on...

Published:Friday | February 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Lasco Financial forms new loans subsidiary as business triplesLasco Financial Services Limited has bundled its loan business into a new subsidiary called Lasco Microfinance Limited, following its acquisition of CrediScotia, a deal that served to...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On January 26, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Barbados.Following the economic recovery in 2016, gross domestic product (GDP) growth is slowing reflecting increased pace of...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GENEVA (AP) The U.N. human rights office said yesterday that 206 companies mostly Israeli and American are facing a review of their business practices involving Israeli settlements, which are considered illegal under international law.In a long-...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Heart Foundation of Jamaica is encouraging persons to be aware of the connection between overweight/obesity and sleep apnea, which can affect your health.Consultant cardiologist at the foundation, Dr Marilyn Lawrence-Wright, said that...

Published:Thursday | February 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (CMC):Spin twins Veerasammy Permaul and Devendra Bishoo wrecked English County Kent to propel Guyana Jaguars to a comfortable 35-run victory in their opening Group B match of the Regional Super50 here yesterday.Defending a...

Published:Wednesday | January 31, 2018 | 11:04 PM

A report from critics of Airbnb says the vacation rental website is driving up home rental prices and reducing housing availability in New York City.The analysis published Monday comes from a researcher at McGill University in Montreal and was...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's criticism who led the bureau for months last year following the firing of James Comey, is leaving his position ahead of a previously planned retirement...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AFGHANISTANKABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital yesterday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16.The attack, which began before dawn and continued well past...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

FRANKFURT (AP):Public criticism of the German auto industry has escalated after a report that an industry-sponsored entity commissioned a study of the effects of diesel exhaust using monkeys, while another study exposed humans to low levels of one...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUCHAREST (AP):Romania's first female prime minister was sworn in Wednesday as the country's third head of government in a year amid ongoing anti-corruption protests.Viorica Dancila, 54, a European parliament lawmaker before being elected premier,...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIRUT (AP):Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri urged calm Monday after a video emerged showing the foreign minister calling Lebanon's powerful parliament speaker a "thug" in a closed meeting.The leaked video, which emerged Sunday night, comes amid...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Public criticism of the German auto industry has escalated after a report that an industry-sponsored entity commissioned a study of the effects of diesel exhaust using monkeys, while another study exposed humans to low levels of one type of air...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC):Outspoken all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has written off the present crop of Cricket West Indies (CWI) leadership, and says there is desperate need for a new kind of thinking in order to save the next generation of cricketers...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MIAMI (AP):David Beckham had a speech prepared and well rehearsed for the event four years in the making, then abandoned his script shortly after taking the confetti-covered stage.Fitting, since nothing in his quest went as planned."Bringing an MLS...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LIVERPOOL, England (AP):Liverpool sent Daniel Sturridge on loan to fellow English Premier League team West Bromwich Albion yesterday after the striker dropped out of favour at Anfield.West Brom, which is next to last in the standings, said Sturridge...

Published:Tuesday | January 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

1 Some people are asking why the police feel it is necessary to announce every tiny initiative. For example, persons with unexplained wealth are to be investigated. We were of the impression that this was already being done. Was there not a unit in...

Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 11:11 PM
Published:Monday | January 29, 2018 | 11:02 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am one always proud of individuals and companies that assist in times of crisis. In that light, I want to congratulate Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt and New Era Homes' Elias Leo Taddeo for each donating a million dollars to the...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Bunji Garlin and Shenseea have collaborated on a song that is being released right in time for the 2018 carnival season.The song, which is a remix to Bunji Garlin's 2017 hit single Big Bad Soca, will be out on Friday. Produced by Jus Now, the fusion...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's first entertainment centre is set for construction in Montego Bay, St James.In making the announcement this week, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said that the project would enhance the local entertainment and tourism industries. He...

Published:Saturday | January 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LINCOLN, New Zealand, (CMC) :Opener Keagan Simmons slammed a career-best hundred yesterday to help West Indies crush Canada Under-19s by 187 runs, and book their place in the Plate final of the ICC Youth World Cup.The left-handed opener brought...

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