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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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(PRESS RELEASE) – One of the world’s most popular and legendary bands, the iconic KASSAV, is getting ready to again thrill audiences for what arguably, is anticipated to be the most memorable commemoration of Saint Lucia’s rich cultural heritage in decades. October, designated as Arts and Heritage month, will see Saint Lucians from all walks ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The grand celebration of Saint Lucia’s La Magwit Festival takes place as is customary on October 17th, 2018. The Festival forms part of activities for Arts and Heritage Month and is being presented by the Cultural Development Foundation (CDF) in collaboration with the Monsignor Patrick Anthony Folk Research Centre (FRC), Events Company ...

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(SNO) – Many people in the south of Saint Lucia have been plunged into shock and mourning following news of the untimely death of Jeffa Belasse, who was very active in sports, education, pageantry, church, and every community activity you could think of. Many tributes have been pouring out on social media since her death ...

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(BBC) — More than 200 million US mobile phones have received a test “Presidential Alert” notification. The trial is designed to check that a previously unused emergency communications system works properly. Unlike other alerts – such as natural disaster warnings – there was no way to opt out, except switching a device off or blocking ...

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