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WASHINGTON (AP):Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women", Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States yesterday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington....

MOSCOW (AP):Champagne corks popped yesterday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump's presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries."It's weird, but it's great, and for the first time ever Russians are...

WASHINGTON (AP):Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump's inauguration yesterday than his predecessor's swearing-in eight years ago.Photos of the National Mall from President Barack Obama's inauguration in January 2009 show a teeming crowd...

A call is being made for community leaders to be included among the invitees to the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast.The event, which was first held in 1981, was established with the aim of bringing together leaders from various sectors...

The Reverend Burchell Taylor, the keynote speaker at the 37th National Leadership Prayer Breakfast (NLPB), expressed great displeasure with the current acts of moral and criminal injustices taking place in the Jamaican society.In his address to the...

Many persons are of the opinion that the annual National Leadership Prayer Breakfast should be scrapped, and a few young persons from several inner-city communities in the Corporate Area have said that they believe the reason for this is a grave...

Dane Richardson, Digicel Foundation CEO: The Church plays an important role in national development. I look forward to the event's continued success and growth...

Western Bureau:Murder and mayhem continue to cast an eerie shadow over western Jamaica as another five persons, including two children, were slaughtered on Wednesday night in the ongoing rampage that has transformed the region into a killing zone.In...

Three Hanover policemen, who are on corruption charges for accepting money from a man found with lottery scam documents, are to return to court on February 28 after being granted bail in the Hanover Parish Court.Shemroy Hewitt, Andre Drummond, and...

Western Bureau:Nurse Joy Crooks, the administrator of the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI), says that less talk and more action is needed if the country is serious about fixing the problem of mentally ill persons roaming the...
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