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Immelt rules out India nuclear investment under current law

geNEW DELHI--General Electric Co will not invest in atomic energy in India until accident liability laws are brought in line with global rules, Chairman Jeff Immelt said on Monday, in a setback for top-level efforts to get U.S. firms to build power stations.
  Speaking shortly after a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Immelt said India needed to "homogenize" its liability law...

Volkswagen to halt US sales of some its 2015 diesel cars

volkswagenFRANKFURT/HAMBURG--Volkswagen told U.S. dealers to halt sales of some 2015 diesel cars after regulators found...

After years of delay, Mega founder Kim Dotcom set to face extradition

kimdotcomWELLINGTON/SYDNEY--Nearly four years after dozens of black-clad police rappelled into his New Zealand mansion and cut...

Yellen's rate blink shows green light for bond buyers

yellenNEW YORK--The U.S. Federal Reserve's decision not to raise interest rates on Thursday is giving investors a green...

Obama discusses new embargo efforts with Raul Castro

cruisehipWASHINGTON/HAVANA--The United States announced new rules on Friday to further ease trade, travel and investment...

Corbynomics targets Osborne's weak spot

corbynLONDON--New Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been labelled a threat to Britain's economic security by the...

Back to basics: automakers seek to counter slowdown in China

page29XI'AN, China--As China's economy loses pace and car sales flatline, automakers are having to redouble their efforts...

Recall settlement frees GM CEO to confront challenges

gmDETROIT/NEW YORK--Hours after General Motors Co agreed on Thursday to pay $900 million to settle criminal charges...

Global economy prompts Fed to hold rates steady

usafedWASHINGTON--The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday in a bow to worries about the global...

Fed begins two-day meeting, result seen too close to call

useconomyWASHINGTON--The Federal Reserve began a two-day policy meeting on Wednesday with economists evenly split on whether...

AB InBev seeks $275 bln merger with SABMiller

sabmillerBRUSSELS/LONDON--Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, has approached rival SABMiller about a takeover...

Asia trade deal unites US Gulf, Vietnamese shrimpers in worry

shrimpBURAS, Louisiana--Savun Sim looked dejected as a large plastic vacuum hose sucked 2,600 pounds of wild Gulf of Mexico...

Maserati to arrive late to crowded luxury SUV party

maseratiFRANKFURT--As competitors gear up to put on display new luxury sport utility vehicles at the Frankfurt auto show...

Apple announces sales of new iPhones are off to strong start

appleNEW YORK--Apple Inc said on Monday that advance orders of its new iPhones were on pace to beat the 10 million units...

Russian watchdog: Google violating competition law

yandexMOSCOW--Russia's anti-monopoly agency said on Monday Google Inc was abusing its market position in the country and...

Brazil unveils $17 bln in taxes, spending cuts to plug deficit

brazilBRASILIA--Brazil's government announced spending cuts and tax increases totaling 65 billion reais ($16.9 billion) on...

China unveils details of state-firm reforms

chinaBEIJING--China unveiled details on Sunday of how it would restructure its state-owned enterprises (SOEs), including...

Union picks Fiat Chrysler as target company in labor talks

uawDETROIT--Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will get the first shot at setting a pattern for wages and benefits for more than...

rump says bought NBC's share of Miss Universe Organization

TRUMPNEW YORK-- Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said on Friday he had bought NBC's share of the Miss...

Brazil downgrade leaves little choice but austerity for Rousseff

BRAZILBRASILIA-- One thing is clear for Brazil's economy after its credit rating was downgraded to junk: political leaders...

United Continental chief moves to calm investors, employees

UNITEDNEW YORK-- One day after ousting its chief executive, United Continental Holdings Inc and its new boss, Oscar Munoz...

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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...