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(CMC) – The former United States President, Bill Clinton, Wednesday urged the ?Caribbean to continue to expand efforts to rejuvenate the regional tourist industry and guide the countries towards a stronger and more sustainable future. “I don’t have to tell you the critical role travel and tourism plays in the Caribbean the sector accounts for ...

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(BBC) — France’s most-wanted fugitive Rédoine Faïd was tracked down by police through phone-taps and was discovered using a burqa as a disguise, prosecutors say. Faïd, 46, was detained on Wednesday in the town where he grew up north of Paris. Six others are being held. He broke out of jail on 1 July, escaping ...

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(SKY NEWS) — A man has been arrested after packages suspected to contain the poison ricin were sent to the Pentagon and President Trump. William Clyde Allen III, 39 and from Logan in Utah, has been detained. The FBI said it was investigating “potentially hazardous chemicals” in Logan, which is 66 miles (106km) north of ...

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(SKY NEWS) — Seven police officers have been shot and one of them – a 30-year veteran of the force – has died after a standoff with a man holding children hostage. The shooting began as police tried to carry out a routine search warrant in a well-off neighbourhood in Florence, South Carolina. Three sheriff’s ...

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(CMC) – Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves believes that not many nationals from St. Vincent and the Grenadines would have benefitted from a decision of the United States to people from some Caribbean countries renew their US visas without having to travel, in person, to that country’s embassy in Barbados. Washington recently announced nationals from ...

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(BBC) — The suspicious substance that triggered a quarantine after arriving in the post at the US Defense Department was castor seeds, a Pentagon official has said. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White made the announcement one day after letters were also sent to the White House and a Republican senator’s office in Texas. Earlier it had ...

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(DALLAS NEWS) — The city of Dallas refuses to release a recording of the 911 call that Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger made after she fatally shot Botham Jean in his apartment last month. An attorney for the city said in a letter dated Monday that the Police Department and Dallas County district attorney’s office ...

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(AFP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday his government will consider, after the recreational use of cannabis is legalised on October 17, pardoning people convicted in the past of simple pot possession. Pressed by reporters on this, Trudeau said: “Well, as we have said, we’ll look at that once the law has been ...

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(BBC) — Kathryn Mayorga, the former teacher who has accused footballer Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her in 2009, was inspired to speak out by the #MeToo movement, her lawyer has said. “The MeToo movement and the women who have stood up and disclosed sexual assaults has given Kathryn a lot of courage,” Leslie Stovall said. ...

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