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Baseball legend Yogi Berra dead at 90

yogiberraNEW YORK--Yogi Berra, a Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees whose mangled syntax made him one of the sports world's most beloved and frequently quoted figures, has died at the age of 90.
  Berra died of natural causes on Tuesday, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center said in a statement posted online. "Yogi conducted his life with unwavering integrity, humility and a...

Polish court will decide on Polanski's extradition soon

polanskiKRAKOW, Poland--A Polish court said on Tuesday it would rule on a U.S. request to extradite Roman Polanski over a...

Robert De Niro scores one for baby-boomers as The Intern

deniroNEW YORK--Ben Whittaker is 70, retired and discovers that tai chi classes, learning a new language and visiting his...

Brian Williams returns to television news on MSNBC after suspension

brianwilliamsNEW YORK--TV newsman Brian Williams, who was suspended for fabricating a story about being on a helicopter shot down...

Afghan paragliders soar through Kabul's skies

paraglidingKABUL--Zakia Mohammadi, a woman in Afghanistan's first national paragliding team, waited on a hilltop on the...

HBO towers over streaming upstarts at Emmy awards

hboLOS ANGELES--Premium cable network HBO dominated television's Emmy awards on Sunday with trophies for best comedy...

Tracy Morgan welcomed at Emmys as he returns to TV

tracymorganLOS ANGELES--Comedian Tracy Morgan graced the Emmy awards on Sunday in his first live public appearance since...

Veep and Game of Thrones win TV's top Emmy awards

thronesLOS ANGELES--Fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" and Washington political comedy "Veep" won the top prizes at the Emmy...

Mock prison gives Latvians glimpse of Soviet-era hardships

latviaLIEPAJA, Latvia--"Face the wall and stop looking around!" a prison guard shouts at inmates in a cell at a prison...

Pawn Sacrifice examines prodigy, paranoia of chess master Fischer

maguireLOS ANGELES--Bringing American chess champion Bobby Fischer's story to the big screen posed a challenge for the...

More drama, more music promised when hip hop drama Empire returns

empireLOS ANGELES--Family conflicts, tempestuous romances and power struggles made hip hop show "Empire" the highest-rated...

Toronto film festival talent say TV's rise welcome, not a threat

damonTORONTO--A boom in high-quality television should be welcomed rather than feared, said actors and film makers...

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials keeps teens running for their lives

mazerunnerLOS ANGELES--An army of zombie-like attackers keep the teenage protagonists of the "Maze Runner" running for their...

Dragons and deaths could lead Game of Thrones to Emmy win

thronesLOS ANGELES--"Game of Thrones," HBO's wildly popular medieval fantasy series, may have served up gory beheadings...

Russian comedians say played Putin in prank Elton John call

eltonjohnMOSCOW--A pair of Russian comedians say they impersonated Russian President Vladimir Putin in a prank phone call to...

Princess Leia's slave costume entices at Star Wars auction

princess_leilaLOS ANGELES--While most "Star Wars" fans are clamouring to get their hands on the newest franchise droid BB-8...

Timberlake to raise hair as singing troll

timberlakeCOPENHAGEN--Award-winning singer, actor and heartthrob Justin Timberlake will star in "Trolls", a DreamWorks animated...

Migration not a problem, Desierto star Bernal says

desiertoTORONTO--Migrant thriller "Desierto" relies on gripping action to send a sharp message about heated rhetoric sowing...

Joplin's psychedelic Porsche set to hit the auction block

porscheNEW YORK--Janis Joplin may have famously pleaded for a Mercedes-Benz in her 1970 a cappella song but her car of...

Brown mourns daughter in his first interview since her death

brownLOS ANGELES--R&B singer Bobby Brown, in his first interview since the death of his daughter with singer Whitney...

Schwarzenegger to replace Trump as host of The Celebrity Apprentice

arnoldNEW YORK--"Terminator" star Arnold Schwarzenegger will be the new host of NBC's reality TV show "The Celebrity...

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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...