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France urges pilots facing job cuts to back reforms

airfrancePARIS--France's Socialist government stepped up the pressure on Air France unions on Friday saying the nation's flag carrier must cut costs to survive and pilots should negotiate a deal to boost productivity.
  Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron said the airline, part of Franco-Dutch group Air France-KLM, had no choice but to tighten its belt further because of the modernisation already well...

India announces plan to slow rate of greenhouse gas growth

indiaclimateNEW DELHI--India has promised to shave a third off the rate at which it emits greenhouse gases over the next 15...

Japan PM's new slogan stirs memories of wartime rhetoric

japanTOKYO--A new slogan adopted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and meant to show that all Japanese will benefit from...

GM targets double-digit earnings growth in 2016

gmMILFORD, Michigan--General Motors Co told Wall Street on Thursday that its recovery is gathering momentum with...

Global economy loses steam as factories falter

manufacturingBENGALURU/LONDON--World economic growth lost momentum in September, with China's factory output shrinking again, euro...

UAW rejects Fiat Chrysler contract deal, strikes loom

uawfiatDETROIT--Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. workers soundly rejected a four-year contract the automaker had agreed...

US hotel chains circle Cuba as visitors surge, restrictions ease

cubahotelsNEW YORK/LIMA, PERU--The race for Cuba's beach-front is on.
  Executives from major U.S. hotel chains have...

Volkswagen to refit all cars affected by emissions scandal

volkswagenBERLIN--Volkswagen said on Tuesday it will repair up to 11 million vehicles and overhaul its namesake brand following...

Ralph Lauren hires Old Navy official to replace him as CEO

ralphlaurenNEW YORK--American designer Ralph Lauren, who built a fashion powerhouse on luxury designs inspired by country club...

VW staff, supplier warned of emissions test cheating years ago

volkswagenBERLIN/ROME--Volkswagen's own staff and one of its suppliers warned years ago about software designed to thwart...

Wall Street braces for grim 3d quarter earnings season

wall_streetNEW YORK--Wall Street is bracing for a grim earnings season, with little improvement expected anytime soon.
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Restaurants a test of Portuguese appetite for austerity

portugalLISBON--Winning the vote of the cooks and waiters dishing out succulent grilled fish and spicy chicken at Portugal's...

China sees steady economic growth of 'around' 7%

chinaeconomyBEIJING--China's economic growth will be largely stable in the third quarter as the impact from a stock market plunge...

New pink iPhones prove popular as record weekend sales expected

appleSAN FRANCISCO/SYDNEY--The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus hit stores around the world on Friday, kicking off what is expected...

Volkswagen turns to Porsche boss

volkswagenBERLIN--Volkswagen will name Matthias Mueller, the head of its Porsche sports car brand, as its chief executive, a...

Apple lists top 25 apps hit by malware in first major attack

appleNEW YORK--Apple Inc said the WeChat messaging app and car-hailing app DiDi Taxi were among the 25 most popular apps...

France, Egypt agree 950 mln euro Mistral warship deal

mistralPARIS--France has agreed to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt for 950 million euros ($1.06 billion) after...

Xi promises better investment climate

chinausaSEATTLE--Seeking to warm bilateral ties and project a sunny climate for U.S. business, Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Delay likely in opening of expanded Panama Canal

panamacanalPANAMA CITY--The opening of a newly expanded Panama Canal could be delayed after cracks were detected in the concrete...

Volkswagen says 11 million cars hit by scandal

page30aBERLIN--Volkswagen AG said a scandal over falsified U.S. vehicle emission tests could affect 11 million of its cars...

China could develop, own nuclear plant in Britain

china_defenceLONDON/BEIJING--China could build and own a nuclear power plant in Britain in future, UK finance minister George...

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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...