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Halep and Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock drops

halepNEW YORK-- Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka beat the heat with straight-sets wins to reach the third round of a sweltering U.S. Open on Thursday while American hope Jack Sock wilted under the punishing conditions, collapsing on court.
  As courtside temperatures pushed past 100 Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) at Arthur Ashe Stadium, second seeded Halep of Romania wasted little time finishing off...

Cilic rekindles magic at Open

cilicNEW YORK-- Returning to the scene of his grandest tennis achievement had a magical impact on defending champion Marin...

Mayweather ready to hang up gloves as 'the best ever'

MAYWEATHERLOS ANGELES-- Floyd Mayweather Jr. plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as 'The Best Ever', when he ends...

Two decades later, Ripken's record remains a testament to work ethic

calBALTIMORE-- Twenty years after breaking the record for consecutive games played, Cal Ripken, Jr. insists the reason...

India clinch series despite Mathews batting heroics

CricketCOLOMBO-- Home captain Angelo Mathews' batting heroics went in vain as India beat Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the final...

Nishikori, Ivanovic out as Open starts with upsets

paireNEW YORK-- Kei Nishikori was back in the U.S. Open spotlight on Monday but for all the wrong reasons as last year's...

Morgan leads England to dramatic win over Aussies

CricketCARDIFF-- England held their nerve to beat Australia by five runs in a thrilling finish to a one-off Twenty20...

Kiprop hat-trick puts Kenya on top in Beijing

trackBEIJING-- Asbel Kiprop produced a trademark sprint finish to win a third straight 1,500 metres gold and ensure Kenya...

Sri Lanka fight back, Ishant fires India

indiaCOLOMBO-- Fast bowler Ishant Sharma's seventh five-wicket haul helped India bundle out Sri Lanka for 201 but the...

Schippers shifts gear to take 200m gold

schippersBEIJING-- Dutch flier Dafne Schippers completed her transformation from heptathlete to world champion sprinter when...

Watson takes one-shot lead at The Barclays

golfEDISON, New Jersey-- Two-times Masters champion Bubba Watson rolled in a 12-foot birdie putt at the last to claim a...

Watson sizzles at Barclays, Spieth struggles

bubbaEDISON, New Jersey-- Bubba Watson charged into a tie for the first-round lead at The Barclays on Thursday while newly...

Usain does it again for Beijing sweep

BOLTBEIJING-- Usain Bolt delivered Justin Gatlin a second knockout blow in five days to win his fourth straight 200...

Rudisha back on top of the world, Dibaba dominant

rudishaBEIJING-- David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold, Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did and...

Five-star Spain as Valencia make Champions League history

valenciaSPAIN-- Spain became the first couuntry to have five teams in the Champions League group stage in one season after...

Fraser-Pryce caps day of dominance as Schippers sets Dutch 100m record

boltBEIJING-- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce proved once again that Usain Bolt is not the only Jamaican who can monopolise...

Sagan sprints to Vuelta win as Chaves retains lead

cycleMADRID-- Colombian Esteban Chaves retained the leader's red jersey and Briton Chris Froome made smooth progress as...

Teenager Ghebreselassie wins marathon world title

marathonBEIJING--Eritrean teenager Ghirmay Ghebreselassie became the youngest ever marathon world champion when he stunned a...

Fiers throws no-hitter to shut down Dodgers

astrosHOUSTON--Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers fired a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday in a dominant...

England collapse puts Australia in sight of victory

ashesLONDON--England crumbled meekly to 107 for eight in reply to Australia's 481 to put the touring side firmly on course...

Ghotbi to assist Kluivert with Curacao World Cup tie

WILLEMSTAD--Former Iran boss Afshin Ghotbi has signed up to assist Curacao manager Patrick Kluivert for the Caribbean...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
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SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
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Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
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Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
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Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
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Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
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Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
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Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
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Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
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Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
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Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
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RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
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Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
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Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
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Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
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Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
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ALL HANDS ON DECK, WE MADE IT!
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...