ONE man was torched to death, another killed in what was believed to have been a gang-related attack, while another was shot in a robbery at a casino in a span from mid-morning to yesterday afternoon.
Up to last night, however, only one of the victims had been identified and police are seeking the public’s assistance in finding out the identities of the other men.
One of the unidentified men was the first to be murdered at Eccles… Continue
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Another small earthquake struck in the Caribbean, early this morning in the Cayman Islands.
No injuries or significant damage has been reported from the quake, as was the case with recent earthquakes in Venezuela, Argentina and Guatemala. The USGS recorded the quake at a magnitude of 5.8 on the Richter scale when it hit at 9:23 am, 30 miles southeast of Grand Cayman Island. While the quake was relatively mild, reminders of the recent events… Continue
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NEW YORK – Haitian-born musician Wyclef Jean defended his charity on Monday in the wake of questions about its practices while calling on the international community to enable the evacuation of his homeland's earthquake-ravaged capital.
"Port-au-Prince is a morgue," Jean said at a Manhattan press conference, recounting how he collected the corpses of small children and adults from the festering streets on his recent trip. Tears streamed… Continue
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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper stepped out of his role as reporter Monday and rescued a Haitian boy caught in the middle of a looting that turned violent.
Here's the raw footage of Cooper dragging the bloodied boy to safety. Much Respect To Anderson Cooper!! Some people say he is doing this for the cameras, what do you… Continue
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LOS ANGELES -- Groups that vet charities are raising doubts about the organization backed by Haitian-born rapper Wyclef Jean, questioning its accounting practices and ability to function in earthquake-hit Haiti.
Even as more than $2 million poured into The Wyclef Jean Foundation Inc. via text message after just two days, experts questioned how much of the money would help those in need.
"It's questionable. There's no way to get… Continue
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NEW YORK - Mark McGwire finally came clean Monday, admitting he used steroids when he broke baseball's home run record in 1998.
McGwire said in a statement sent to The Associated Press on Monday that he used steroids on and off for nearly a decade.
"I wish I had never touched steroids," McGwire said in a statement. "It was foolish and it was a mistake. I truly apologize. Looking back, I wish I had never played during the steroid… Continue
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The Garden State is set to bloom with weed.
Outgoing Gov. Jon Corzine is expected to sign legislation before leaving office next week making New Jersey the nation's 14th state to legalize medical marijuana.
Legislators approved a law Monday allowing chronically ill patients to buy up to 2 ounces of pot a month at state-monitored dispensaries.
"I don't think we should make criminals out of our very sick and terminally… Continue
Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on January 12, 2010 at 6:31pm —
Conan O'Brien wants nothing to do with the "destruction" of "The Tonight Show" -- claiming that moving the show back to another time slot will ruin the show's legacy.
O'Brien just released a candid letter to the "People of Earth," in which he addresses his "personal disappointment" in losing the show.
He also reveals that he has no offer to work for another network -- and would still like to work things… Continue
Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on January 12, 2010 at 4:10pm —
Bwoy fi tell di truth, wi neva know sey Beenie Man is a father to four kids who suffer from sickle cell. We a read one story inna TeenAge Observer whey him sey he could not say no to such as just cause as Shaggy's especially knowing the state of his own children who will be beneficiaries of the aid being given to the Bustamante Hospital for Children. Yeah man nuff people wouldn't come up front bout dem tings deh. Beenie all wi can sey is that you… Continue
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NY Daily News: Drawers and jaws were dropping all over town Sunday, just as fast as the bitter winter temperatures.
It was the ninth annual No-Pants Day on the city subway and practical jokers of all shapes, sizes, and underwear types joined in the gag.
Passengers who didn't know about the tradition were stunned. Some giggled and others stared.
"I thought something was up when I saw a Speedo on the platform," said… Continue
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When Beyonce recorded the song "Ego" I don't think she was talking about Mayweather or Pacquiao, but she might as well have been. In what has become maybe the biggest fight in the history of boxing to not happen due to anything other than injury. We need to take a look at the real reason why.
Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr would have been guaranteed a minimum of $30 million dollars apiece. Possibly more depending on the… Continue
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We may have elected an African American as President, but our congress still seems to have race issues.
On the 2010 Census form there is an option under the "Race" category that reads, "Black, African Am., or Negro."
WHAT could be the reason ?? How angry will Obama be?
The excuse offered up by a congressional member is that some of the older African Americans in the country still refer to themselves as "Negro," which I just… Continue
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Added by CaribbeanFever.Com on January 8, 2010 at 3:30am —
Controversial dancehall deejay, Rodney “Bounti Killer” Pryce, after his actions at the Shaggy & Friends concert on Saturday night, issued the following statement:
After nearly 20 years at the top of the Jamaican music industry I
have been involved in many battles - sometimes with fellow artists, sometimes with outside forces and sometimes with the state and its politicians. I've learnt to choose my battles wisely and the grounds… Continue
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The shooting death of a 26-year-old man last Friday recorded the Federation’s first murder for 2010. This comes after the St. Christopher and Nevis Royal Police force underscored its commitment to combat gun-related crimes more aggressively for the new year.
According to a police report, police on Nevis responded to a report of a shooting which occurred at about 6 a.m. at Craddock Road and investigations revealed that Keithon Stanley of… Continue
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THE SLOGAN, “because you’re worth it”, was once made famous, in part, by Beyonce’s participation in a series of advertisements for the cosmetics brand L’oreal. But taxpayers, trade unionists and artistes are now questioning whether the entertainer’s upcoming concert, for which the Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) is to spend a minimum of about $10 million to stage, is worth it after all.
According to the president… Continue
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KENYA'S immigration minister has accused controversial Jamaican-born Muslim cleric Sheik Abdullah al-Faisal of entering Kenya in a manner to avoid detection as he was on a terrorist watch-list.
"He deliberately entered by road at a border point not linked to our computer system," Otieno Kajwang said, adding that immigration officers did not know at the time who al-Faisal was.
According to The Associated Press, Kajwang said that… Continue
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The daughter of calypso icon Leroy “Black Stalin” Caliste escaped kidnappers by jumping out of a moving car in Pleasantville, off San Fernando, on Sunday night. Keina Caliste, 32, was the first person to be kidnapped for the new year. She was grabbed around 10.40 pm as she arrived home from steelpan practice at TCL Skiffle Bunch panyard on Coffee Street, San Fernando. Yesterday, her mother Patsy said Keina was very traumatised and was resting at their… Continue
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Drake Supports Lil Wayne With New Tattoo (Pic) Move over Jay Z and Beyonce, hip hop has a new SUPER-COUPLE. Media outlets confirm that Drake is now dating Nicki Minaj. And we got pics
Drake and Nicki Minaj were pictured as they left through the back alley of a nightclub together in Miami Beach at 4:30 am. Nicki was there to…
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