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Parachutists fined, no jail for World Trade Center jump

parachuteNEW YORK--Two men found guilty of jumping off the top of New York's One World Trade Center, the Western Hemisphere's tallest building, were each sentenced to a $2,000 fine and community service on Monday in a Manhattan state court.
  Andrew Rossig, 34, and James Brady, 33, are two out of the three BASE jumpers who parachuted from the top of the 104-story building in the early hours of...

Quiet victims at peace with Colorado gunman's sentence

larimerCENTENNIAL, Colorado--When the Colorado gunman's defense lawyer rose to make her closing argument and the other...

Economic crisis proves no tragedy for Greek theatre

greektheatreEPIDAURUS, Greece--On a stiflingly hot summer night, the ancient Greek amphitheatre of Epidaurus is packed to...

In paternalistic South Korea, 'sexy cooking men' break kitchen barrier

cookingclassSEOUL--After work on a recent Friday, 53-year-old Lee Jin-soo headed for the "Happy Guys Cooking Class", where he...

Story of lost, mute girl searching for home unites India, Pakistan

geetaKARACHI, Pakistan--The story of a deaf-mute woman who lost her family when she wandered over one of the world's most...

US authorities return rare Stradivarius violin stolen in 1980

violinNEW YORK--On a late June afternoon in a Manhattan hotel, a woman handed one of the world's rarest musical instruments...

Former top cop spins life on Pakistan's streets into novels

pakistanbookISLAMABAD--Omar Hamid joined the Pakistani police vowing revenge after a hitman executed his father. Having left the...

Jennifer Aniston weds Justin Theroux in LA

anistonLOS ANGELES--Former "Friends" star Jennifer Aniston has married her longtime boyfriend Justin Theroux at their Los...

Bill Cosby ordered to give deposition in abuse lawsuit

cosbyLOS ANGELES--Bill Cosby has been ordered to give a sworn deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman accusing the...

Mariah Carey now part of Hollywood Walk of Fame

mariahcareyLOS ANGELES--Mariah Carey joined the honoured names on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Wednesday, a tribute to the...

Jon Stewart steps away from comedy gold

jonstewartNEW YORK--Heartbroken fans are wishing Jon Stewart a "jonvoyage" on Twitter, but Donald Trump and the other 2016 U.S...

Miss Piggy and Kermit break up ahead of new ABC Muppets show

piggykermitLOS ANGELES--Yet another Hollywood power couple bit the dust on Tuesday as Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog announced...

Pharrell Williams to face stormy South Africa tour

pharrellCAPE TOWN--Concerts scheduled by U.S. pop star Pharrell Williams in South Africa next month face disruptions from...

Americans' taste for cold brew transforms summertime coffee market

coldbrewNEW YORK--For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.
  But as the latest craze...

Snoop Dogg stopped in Italy airport with $422,000 in cash

snoopdoggROME--Italian police stopped California rapper Snoop Dogg on Friday as he prepared to board a private plane bound for...

Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

funeralALPHARETTA, Georgia--Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina...

Saudi Arabian king leaves France after controversy

saudivillaNICE/DUBAI--Saudi Arabian King Salman left the south of France for Morocco on Sunday, cutting short a planned...

Facebook CEO, wife expecting a baby girl

facebookSAN FRANCISCO--Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl...

"Spot the fake!" Mirren meets herself in triplicate wax works

mirrenLONDON--"Spot the fake!" British actress Helen Mirren joked as she posed with not one but three wax figures of...

New York honours John Lennon with 'yellow submarine' tapestry

lennontapestryNEW YORK--Nearly 40 years after he obtained his green card, John Lennon has been honoured in New York with a tapestry...

Salma Hayek says animation key for Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

theprophetLOS ANGELES--Salma Hayek's feature film "Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet" opens in U.S. cinemas next month and the...

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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...