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Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk's grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn't done yet, Musk disclosed in a blog on Monday.The fund approached Musk about going private...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PETERSBURG, Florida (AP):Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter yesterday in the death of an unarmed black man whose video-recorded shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida's "stand your ground" law.Michael...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PAYSON, Utah (AP):A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early yesterday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said.The pilot, Duane...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):A new UN report says the Islamic State extremist group has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 members equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat as does al-Qaida's global network.The...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 11:13 PM

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago (T...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TEL AVIV (AP):Members of Israel's Arab minority led a mass protest in central Tel Aviv last night against a contentious new law that critics say marginalises the state's non-Jewish citizens.The rally marked further fallout from the explosive Nation-...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP):Pope Francis has told Italian Catholic youths in Rome to pursue their dreams despite job-market worries.Tens of thousands of young people filled Rome's ancient Circus Maximus yesterday evening to hear Francis advise them to ignore adults...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Marseille crushed Toulouse 4-0 yesterday as the French league season opened with a video assistant refereeing (VAR) decision leading to the first goal.Attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet scored in each half, with his penalty on the stroke...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi has joined Valencia on a season-long loan.The 24-year-old Belgium international spent the second half of last season on loan at Borussia Dortmund after Chelsea signed Olivier Giroud from Arsenal to compete...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Danny Ings has left Liverpool.The 26-year-old striker has joined Southampton on an initial loan deal with an agreement struck between the Premier League clubs for the move to become permanent at the end of the season.Ings agreed a four-...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The England striker Jamie Vardy signed a new deal with Leicester which will keep him at the club until 2022. The 31-year-old Vardy's previous contract had been set to expire in 2020."Everybody knows how I feel about playing for this...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):West Ham has completed the signing of Colombia midfielder Carlos Sanchez from Fiorentina.The 32-year-old Sanchez has committed to a two-year contract with the London club.Sanchez is West Ham's ninth signing of the transfer window, with...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:The Jamaica Bauxite Mining Limited (JBM) has been at a loss as to the assertions put forward by Dr Carolyn Cooper in an August 5, 2008, article regarding the lease of its Puerto Seco property in Discovery Bay, St Ann, to the...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:It is the drought season, we are well aware, but the situation in Hart Hill, Portland, still rankles. In the first place, this is a perennial problem that has existed for almost as long as since the community was created.A rapid rise...

Published:Saturday | August 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Robert Montague, former national security minister, has defended a decision taken by an appeal committee, including him, of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) in December 2016 to grant a firearm licence to a St Mary resident who he has described...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 11:19 PM

TORONTO (AP) - Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas pulled off another upset yesterday at the Rogers Cup, saving two match points in a 3-6, 7-6 (11), 6-4 victory over defending champion Alexander Zverev.Zverev, the second-seeded German star coming off...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Not even a rainy start could dampen the fun and excitement of the second instalment of the Body By Kurt FitFest Fitness Party and Expo held in New Kingston at the Emancipation Car Park recently.The 'Veterans vs Millennials' theme, which started the...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP):Nicholas Bett, a Kenyan runner who won the 2015 World Championship title in the 400 metres hurdles, was killed in an early-morning car crash yesterday in the country's famed high-altitude training region, police and his coach...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Republican US Repres-entative Christopher Collins of western New York state was arrested Wednesday on charges he fed inside information he gleaned from sitting on the board of a biotechnology company to his son, helping themselves and others dodge...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 11:20 PM

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC):Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago trounced early leaders Guyana by nine wickets inside two days, while Barbados' Joshua Bishop grabbed a historic nine-wicket haul to put Barbados in control against the Leeward...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 11:12 PM

"The boys, girls, men and women must not view their current state as a deterrent for brighter prospects. They must use all available resources to ensure that when the time comes for them to be released, they will leave better than they came. This...

Published:Wednesday | August 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie said the new Anti-Litter Act is to be tabled in Parliament by year end.McKenzie said the process is being expedited to get the act approved, so as to minimise the illegal...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:A stroll through the market district downtown will give you some idea of the scope of electricity theft in Jamaica.You will behold dozens of shops, stalls, wholesales, bag juice factories and dwellings with no functioning JPS meter,...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:I am deeply concerned and very much worried about the events happening in Zimbabwe after the peaceful voting of people in this year's just-ended elections. It is sad and worrying that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission failed dismally...

Published:Tuesday | August 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

THE EDITOR, Sir:We extend our right hand to RJR, the Big 94, with hearty congratulations, on its 68-year anniversary. Sixty eight years of broadcasting, since 1950, is indeed a great milestone accomplished. And we are going forward with RJR, with...

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