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(MIAMI HERALD) — Tropical Storm Kirk picked up speed in the Atlantic Ocean in Sunday’s first hours, but only maintained its winds just at tropical storm force level. As of the 5 a.m. National Weather Service advisory, Kirk’s sustained winds measured 40 mph and extended 70 miles north of the storm’s center. The westward movement ...

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NHC and Tropical Storm Kirk, the 11th named storm of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, developed Saturday morning and is now aout 2,000 miles east of the Lesser Antillies. ‘Kirk is moving quickly west, and will continue to do so through mid-week. During this time, Kirk may gain a little intensity’ says The NHC […]

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Praslin fisherman are frustrated over what has been described as an escalation in thefts of their fish pots. Fisherman Bernard Francis told St Lucia Times  Saturday that previously, persons would raise the fish pots that had been lowered in the sea to catch fish and lobsters and remove the catch. However, he explained that in […]

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(BBC) — US cable giant Comcast has submitted the highest bid in the auction for broadcaster Sky, valuing the company at more than £30bn. Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch’s Fox in a rare blind auction process set by the UK’s Takeover Panel. The firm’s chairman and chief executive said it was “a great day for Comcast”. ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — CCRIF SPC is pleased to announce its UWI-Scholarship and CCRIF Scholarship (extra-regional) winners for 2018. This year, CCRIF provided scholarships valued at US$129,000 to 14 Caribbean nationals. CCRIF provides scholarships and internships each year to Caribbean nationals as part of its Technical Assistance (TA) Programme. CCRIF which is akin to a not-for-profit ...

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(CNN) — At least 29 people were killed and 70 others wounded in an attack on a military parade in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency reported, citing the deputy governor-general of Khouzestan province, Hossein Hosseinzadeh. The dead and wounded were both military personnel and civilians including a journalist ...

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AccuWeather: Following a brief lull in tropical weather across the Atlantic Basin, several areas of interest have developed this weekend, including the season’s newest named storm. Tropical Storm Kirk developed on Saturday morning. It formed at 8.3 degrees north latitude, making it the lowest latitude at which an Atlantic named storm has formed since 1902. […]

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(CNN) – The captain of an overloaded ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria has been arrested as Tanzania mourns more than 200 people killed in the latest maritime disaster in the East African nation. Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the captain is in custody and ordered the arrest of all the other operators of the ...

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(BVI NEWS) — Citing reports of China deceiving a number of developing African countries with bittersweet business deals, Opposition legislator Julian Fraser wants the government to reconsider giving the Chinese unfettered access to the territory. “The Chinese are going to come whether you have visa restriction or not. They are going to come. Their numbers ...

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Read more  An “exceptionally rare” two-headed copperhead snake has been discovered in a backyard in the United States. It was one of very few such creatures found by the public, according to a reptile expert who examined the snake after a resident of Woodbridge, Virginia notified a local animal control business about the find. Herpetologist John Kleopfer […]

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