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Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP):High-ranking Mormon leaders condemned racism twice during the religion's conference.M. Russell Ballard of a top governing body, called the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, said in a speech Sunday that people need to "embrace God's...

Published:Tuesday | October 3, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Caricom Secretariat based in Guyana says the bloc's single market and economy initiative, the CSME, has been given a boost with the launch of four new online platforms aimed at promoting trade and improving the ease of doing business.With the...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is so pleasing to know that at last check, our net international reserves (NIR) are at record levels. This is such an achievement to be proud of as a nation.But as a hedge against the country's economic instability, I wonder if...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HOUSTON (AP):It has been a month since Hurricane Harvey brought devastating wind and flooding to the Texas coast and Houston area, and while the water has receded and businesses have reopened, huge debris piles in front of thousands of homes serve...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last Friday afternoon, my radio dial was where it always is - Nationwide News Network (NNN). In the interview segment, I listened in amazement as the presenters claimed to be interviewing two American lawmakers. The two topics were...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Almost every day, for the past several weeks, my electricity chips out, for a second or two and, sometimes, for longer. On average, this happens three to four times throughout the day.I would like the Jamaica Public Service Company (...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MADRID (AP):In a day marked by demonstrations over Catalonia's disputed independence vote, Barcelona won their seventh game in a row and Real Madrid clinched their first victory at home in the Spanish league yesterday.Barcelona defeated Las Palmas 3...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP):Chandler Catanzaro kicked a 41-yard field goal with 28 seconds left in overtime, lifting the New York Jets to a wacky 23-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars yesterday.After Catanzaro split the uprights, he and his...

Published:Monday | October 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Just one week after the launch of the Cable...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I have a question for your weekly column in The Sunday Gleaner that I would like you to comment on. I am an administrator of the Facebook page for the organisation at which I am employed. I use a pseudonym. Should that be a problem? Is...

Published:Friday | September 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

European Union leaders to look at vision for post-Brexit futureTALLINN (AP):The European Union will be looking beyond its impending break-up with Britain at how to build a common future with the 27 nations remaining in the bloc during a two-day...

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:Frankly speaking, we the residents of rural Jamaica are tired and fed up of the service, or lack thereof, from the National Water Commission (NWC). I listen to the cries almost daily on the talk shows or on television when people...

Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 11:16 PM

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Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON, England (CMC):Finding the right tempo will be key to West Indies clawing their way back into the five-match one-day international series against England, head coach Stuart Law said yesterday ahead of the pivotal fourth encounter at the Oval....

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 11:09 PM

THE EDITOR, Sir:One must say a big 'thank you' to the many volunteers who periodically relieve our beach environment of the plethora of plastics and other refuse.Viewing the many photos of clean-ups, it is quite hard to believe that, at one time,...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 11:12 PM
Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Watching you goYou gave me little hintsBut for years I didn't knowThose were the early foretasteOf watching you goWe couldn't find the car keysYou were dressing extra slowSitting for hours by the windowInsidiously starting to goA giant of a...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A look at what didn't happen last weekA round-up of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The plight of NIS pensioners who have received no upgrade on their fortnightly allocations for several years was the subject of a plea for an urgent increase by Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips at the PNP's recently held annual...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

On the heels of releasing his debut solo EP Album Island Soul in June, Caleb Hart has accomplished yet another achievement with the anticipated release of the origiNation album with The Royal Youths.Hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Hart has crafted...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel of India signed a preliminary deal on Wednesday to merge their European steel operations, a combination that could lead to up to 4,000 job cuts.The move to create Europe's second-largest steel company is an...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cabinet has approved the relocation of the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development from its current location on Hagley Park Road in St Andrew.This was disclosed by portfolio minister Desmond McKenzie during the recent sitting of the...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously yesterday to try to free her a drama that played out at dozens of buildings...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 12:00 AM

While luxuriously vacationing in Chile, supermodel wife of Turk Henry, a rock star (Antonio Banderas), is suddenly snatched by a group of ship-less buccaneers trying to raise money to buy a boat.Despite not having to navigate anything difficult in...

Published:Tuesday | September 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Linkin Park are to play a special tribute concert in honour of their late bandmate Chester Bennington.The five remaining members of the group will reunite for the first time on stage since Bennington's untimely death in July, to play a gig at the...

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