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John Edwards leaves a federal courthouse during the ninth day of jury deliberations in his trial on charges of campaign corruption in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, May 31, 2012. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to six counts related to campaign finance violations over nearly $1 million from two wealthy donors used to help hide the Democrat's pregnant mistress as he sought the White House in 2008. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)…Continue
Ban won't apply to diet sodas, fruit juices, dairy-based or alcoholic drinks
According to the New York City Health Department, more than half of adult New Yorkers are overweight (34 per cent) or obese (22 per cent).
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's new ban on large sodas just might be hard to swallow.
If Hizzoner has his way, any soft drink over 16 ounces…Continue
Tattooed global-studies instructor Julie Warning, 26, left, was filmed in the middle of a New York park after school in the lap of 18-year-old student Eric Arty (right). The scene, reported in the New York Post today, was captured in Greenwich Village. The pair apparently met in front of a shoe store in SoHo and then strolled through the Village hand in hand like a dating couple.
A student has caught his own teacher on camera…
Jamaican Government's sale in 2010 rejected recent reports that the airline was an albatross around the neck of its Trinidadian rescuer.
CAL did not get any assets or liabilities of Air Jamaica when it started operating the…Continue
Former vice president of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and a senior member of the coalition Trinidad and Tobago government, Austin “Jack” Warner, has been told that he has no case to answer with respect to allegations…Continue
The investigation continues into an air scare over Canada, as pieces of a commercial jet reportedly fell from the sky.
Witnesses said they heard a loud boom and saw pieces of an Air Canada Boeing 777 rain down on cars in Toronto near Pearson International Airport.
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A Colorado man who was admitted to the hospital for a kidney stone received surprising news when the nurse came back with test results revealing he was actually a woman.
Denver photographer Steve Crecelius said he’s felt a little different all his life.
“When I was about 6 years old, I started having these feminine feelings, but that was in the ’60s. Wearing my mom’s…Continue
Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas has described Nevis first premier Dr Simeon Daniel, 78, as someone who had a direct impact on the social, political and economic evolution of the island.
“His was a life in which God-given talents were, through sustained effort and dedication, realized. And with his passing, we mark the end of an important era,” Dr. Douglas said in paying…Continue
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Inter-American Development Bank shows
confidence in stalled Four Seasons project.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced yesterday (May 27) that it has approved a US$55 million loan to finance the construction of the new Four Seasons hotel in…
POLITICAL SCIENTIST PETER WICKHAM has suggested that Barbados’ “sexual immaturity” when it comes to same-sex relations is hindering the country’s progress in its HIV/AIDS fight.
And he has again taken a turn in the state for its “attitude towards same-sex relations…Continue
The ships are a relic from a bygone age, when the Aral Sea in Uzbekistan was a rich area teeming with fish and providing a bustling trade for the surrounding communities. Then, in the space of a few years, much of the sea dried up, the fish died, and nothing was left but the rusting hulls.
In the middle of the desert, you may stumble across a strange sight - a panorama of ghostly ships basking in the…
The stunning buildings have been constructed in some of the most isolated places in the world to ensure complete peace and quiet during prayers. By far the most precarious is one that dangles seemingly in defiance of the laws of physics on the side of Mt Huashan in China (centre). In Greece, the Holy Trinity monastery (left) perches on top of a precipice, while the Tiger's Nest temple in Bhutan is built so high it looks down on the clouds (right).…
THE wave of reports of childhood sexual abuse by persons entrusted with their care has prompted church leaders to implement a screening policy for Sunday school teachers and others employed to supervise children.
Two weeks ago, over 30 pastors representing a cross-section of churches across the country, held an emergency summit at the Caribbean Graduate School of Theology (CGST) in Kingston to review policies…Continue
SHUTTING down porn sites has become a regular task for the Organised Crime Investigation Division (OCID) since blackmailers have taken to publishing nude, sexually explicit photographs of multiple Jamaican women on the Internet.
Deputy Superintendent Dwight Daley of OCID told the Jamaica Observer that since the start of the year, police have written to Internet host sites such as Google an average of twice…Continue
An unnamed insider has revealed…Continue
Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas (second from right) and Financial Secretary Janet Harris flanked by un-identified White Oak Adivsory executives in this government photo.
St Kitts and Nevis, saddled with one of the highest levels of sovereign debt in the world relative…Continue
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It has been not even 5 months giving birth to her Blue Ivy Carter, Beyoncé was on stage for her first concert in…
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Rihanna is baring it all for her new fragrance. She stripped down for the provocative shoot, covering her breasts with her arms as she teased the camera with seductive stares. After rocking dreads earlier in the week for her “American Idol” performance, she returned to blonde. But it’s only temporary. “Blonde was just for the…Continue