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Bomb in Pakistan kills 3 US soldiers, 3 children

page28TIMERGARA, Pakistan--Pakistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for a bomb on Wednesday that killed three U.S. Special Operations soldiers near a girls' school in northwest Pakistan and threatened more attacks on Americans.

  In scenes that have become familiar in the struggle between Taliban insurgents and the state, a young girl trapped below the stones of a collapsed wall cried out for help...

Iran launches rocket capable of carrying space satellite

TEHRAN--Iran said on Wednesday it had launched a Kavoshgar-3 rocket capable of carrying a satellite, a move...

EU vows to hold Greece to austerity, markets wilt

BRUSSELS/ATHENS--The European Union vowed on Wednesday to hold Greece strictly to an austerity plan to tackle the...

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Ex-UK minister claims Blair lied over Iraq war

int6LONDON--Former minister Clare Short accused Tony Blair of lying over the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and stifling...

Concorde trial starts in France

PONTOISE, France--Continental Airlines and five men went on trial on Tuesday for their alleged role in the crash of...

Tehran makes new nuclear offer, US ready to listen

TEHRAN--President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday Iran was ready to send its enriched uranium abroad in exchange...

Obama to meet Dalai Lama despite Chinese warnings

BEIJING/WASHINGTON--U.S. President Barack Obama still plans to meet the Dalai Lama, the White House said on Tuesday...

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Venezuela students seek to keep heat on Chavez

page32CARACAS--Relaxed on a bench on a placid, sunbathed university campus, student Roderick Navarro hardly looks a menace...

French pension reform to raise retirement age

PARIS--A planned reform of France's pensions system will inevitably lead to people retiring later, Labour Minister...

Zuma told 20th child harms South Africa safe sex drive

JOHANNESBURG--South African opposition parties accused President Jacob Zuma on Monday of a cavalier attitude to safe...

Heathrow airport deploys body scanners

LONDON--Britain introduced body scanners at Heathrow airport on Monday, a measure rushed in after a failed attempt by...

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Gunmen kill 13 high school students at party in Mexico

killCIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico--Suspected drug hitmen burst into a party and killed 13 high school students, in Ciudad Juarez...

Scientists say crack key HIV/AIDS puzzle for drugs

LONDON--Scientists say they have solved a crucial puzzle about the AIDS virus after 20 years of research and that...

US arms sales to Taiwan hurt national security

BEIJING/WASHINGTON--U.S. arms sales to Taiwan hurt China's national security, its foreign minister said, escalating...

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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...