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CNN is preparing for a summertime search to find the successor to Larry King, who announced suddenly that he's leaving the show that has been the centerpiece of the news network's lineup for 25 years.
Even though the host is changing, CNN will keep to the idea of a provocative interview show with newsmakers, CNN U.S. President Jon Klein said.
"Nobody else does it," he said. "It's an important tool in the arsenal, and we want to…Continue
POPULAR dancehall DJ Vybz Kartel is expected to hand himself over to the St Catherine South police today, a day after being named as a major person of interest. However Vybz Kartel and his lawyers Valerie Neita-Robertson and Tom Tavares Finson question the rationale for such a list.
Below is a statement that was sent by Vybz Kartel:
Lizzie Velasquez weighs just 56lbs and has almost zero per cent body fat but she’ll be the first to tell you she’s not anorexic.
The 21-year-old from Austin, Texas, actually eats every 15 minutes just to stay healthy.
The Texas State…Continue
THE unrest sparked by last month's confrontation between the security forces and gunmen loyal to Christopher 'Dudus' Coke has resulted in losses in excess of $100 million to businesses in downtown Kingston, Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA) President Omar Azan revealed yesterday.
"We did a survey and what came in was $98 million from some of the members, not all so far," Azan told reporters…Continue
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To the U.S. government, Christopher “Dudus” Coke is Jamaica’s Al Capone. But for many Jamaicans, he’s more like Robin Hood-and he’s also a player in…Continue
A worried frown creases her forehead. She appears restless. Pauline ‘Patsy’ Halliburton, mother of Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke, is terrified that she…Continue
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Jahmiel 'Spragga' Johnson, the man charged in connection with shooting deejay Cobra, will appear in the Gun Court on Friday.
The accused man had previously appeared before Resident Magistrate Marcia Dunbar-Green on June 8 in the Spanish Town Resident Magistrate's Court. He was remanded until the next court date. Allegations are that on May 11, Cobra, whose real name is Ewart Brown, drove into Braeton…Continue
A closed-circuit television (CCTV) system that the police believe was used to monitor several entrances to the West Kingston community of Tivoli Gardens is now being checked by the police to find out where the footage was saved.
According to head of the Major Investigations Task Force Assistant…Continue
Jamaica should brace itself for a wave of deportees from the United States as the number of locals in Uncle Sam's jails has swelled. Clifford Chambers, security attaché at the Jamaican Embassy in Washington, told The Gleaner that more than 6,000 Jamaicans were now in US custody facing deportation proceedings.
Chambers, however, said he could not estimate how many of this number would eventually be sent back as each case would be…
FUGITIVE Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke took off faster than a cat when soldiers began pounding his West Kingston enclave of Tivoli Gardens early on Labour Day, May 24, an associate of the dethroned self-styled area leader told the Observer.
“The man tek off like a puss when him hear the first bum (bomb) drop,” the associate said of his former…
That Indonesian kid who chain-smokes has nothing on this 3-year-old – she’s hooked on nicotine AND beer after a horrific traffic accident. Chinese toddler Ya Wen started downing pints and smoking up to a pack a day after being struck by a speeding van and spending five days in a coma, her parents told the Yangcheng Evening…Continue
JOHANNESBURG (AP)—It should have been a moment of triumph—Nelson Mandela, basking in the cheers as Africa’s first World Cup opened.
Instead, South Africa’s beloved anti-apartheid icon stayed at home with his family Friday in northern Johannesburg during the opening ceremony and game, mourning his 13-year-old great-granddaughter Zenani, who died in a car crash on the way home from a tournament-eve concert in…Continue
DETECTIVES from the Major Investigation Task Force, (MIT), found a body in a kneeling position, with hands and feet bound and mouth gagged in a shallow grave near a section of Tivoli Gardens known as 'Rasta City' this morning.
The cops are continuing the removal of the human remains and have so far managed to remove most of the dirt from around the body.
Police say the…Continue
DANCEHALL artist Moses Davis, more popularly known as Beenie Man, has been arrested by the Hunt’s Bay police, resulting from an incident on Saturday with entertainment personality, L A Lewis.
Beenie Man’s manager, 'Blue' said in a telephone interview with the Observer a short while ago, that he was in the process of getting bail for the deejay.
TESTS to find out whether or not the two crocodiles found in Tivoli Gardens last week were fed humans, have still not been done.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Glenmore Hinds yesterday said he is unable to say if the crocs’ stomach contains human remains. “I am sure that if tests were done I would have been informed,” ACP Hinds said. “I am not sure when it will take place.”
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CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. - MaryAnn and Jim McMahon thought their money troubles were over when they hit an $11 million jackpot at a Cripple Creek casino Tuesday. It turns out they were wrong.
The Wildwood Casino blamed a slot machine malfunction for the $11 million jackpot.
The machine was turned over to the Colorado Gaming Division for inspection.
A spokesperson says their initial investigation shows the McMahon's…
The funeral service for O'Neil Edwards took place at 10:00 am this morning at the Church on the Rock, Clifton Avenue, Kingston 8 and the body was interred at Meadowrest Cemetary.
O'Neil, a much-loved figure in entertainment circles, died last week Wednesday at the Kingston Public Hospital, after being admitted there following a shooting incident in which he was attacked at his gate on the…Continue