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(BBC) — US President Donald Trump has outlined his “strongly pro-life” views on abortion amid controversy over strict new laws passed in several states. Mr Trump said he was against abortion except in cases of rape, incest or a “serious health risk” to the mother. His stance on what is a divisive election issue in ...

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(DEMERARA WAVES) — Guyana’s Interception of Communications Act was Wednesday amended to pave the way for call centres to legally record calls with customers, Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes told the National Assembly. In piloting amendments to the 2008 Act, Hughes said the law currently does not take into account advances in telecommunications technology. ...

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(NEWS ROOM GUYANA) — The Guyana LGBTQ+ Coalition on Friday officially launched the Guyana Pride Festival 2019 at the Secretariat of the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD). Joel Simpson, of SASOD, said persons should come for Guyana Carnival and Stay for Pride 2019. The Pride Festival will run from May 28 to June 3, ...

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(BBC) — Google has barred the world’s second biggest smartphone maker, Huawei, from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese company. New designs of Huawei smartphones are set to lose access to some Google apps. The move comes after the Trump administration added Huawei to a list of companies ...

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(BBC) — An Australian man has unearthed a 1.4kg (49oz) gold nugget with a metal detector while wandering Western Australia’s gold fields, say locals. A shop in Kalgoorlie shared pictures of the rock online, estimated to be worth A$100,000 (£54,000; $69,000). The unidentified man was an experienced local hobbyist, shop owner Matt Cook, told the ...

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(BBC) — A survivor of the Columbine High School shooting who later became a prominent advocate for fighting addiction has been found dead at his Colorado home. Austin Eubanks, 37, was shot in the hand and knee in the 1999 Columbine attack, in which 12 of his classmates and a teacher were killed. He became ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — A mother of one was beaten with a crowbar after three armed bandits invaded her home on Saturday evening. Indrawattie Dhanraj, 44, and her young son of Lot 157 Mibicuri, South Black Bush Polder, were attacked at approximately 23:30hrs when bandits smashed a window to gain entry into her two-storey wooden house. ...

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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — The police have recovered four weapons and a quantity of matching ammunition from a makeshift tree house/camp after they shot and killed three career criminals in the backlands of Johanna, South Black Bush Polder, on Sunday. According to sources close to the investigation, the police recovered one AR-15 assault rifle, one nine-millimetre ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — Reverend Reginald Knight has called it quits. The part-time tutor at the Barbados Community College (BCC) has decided to withdraw his services as a tutor in ethics and citizenship, six days after being embroiled in a controversy over leaked exam results at the Howells Cross Road, St Michael institution. Answers for the ...

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(BARBADOS NATION) — Hundreds have packed the pews at the James Street Methodist Church to worship and celebrate with the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) which is celebrating its first year in office. During a short address, Prime Minister Mia Mottley thanked God, her Cabinet ministers, their families and the people of Barbados. She said support ...

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