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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand is launching a wide-ranging inquiry into whether it made the right decisions in battling COVID-19 and how it can better prepare for future pandemics. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday the...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kirstie Alley, who won an Emmy for her role on 'Cheers' and starred in films including 'Look Who's Talking', died today. Alley died of cancer that was only recently discovered, her children True and...

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Honduras became the second country in Central America to impose a state of exception suspending some constitutional rights to help fight street gangs when a decree took effect Monday. The extraordinary measures...

State Minister in the Ministry of Industry, Investment, and Commerce, Dr Norman Dunn, has condemned the killing of one of his constituents, who was murdered at his home in Annotto Bay, St. Mary, shortly after 3:00 am today by unknown assailant(s)....

World and Olympic 400-metre hurdles champion and world record holder Sydney McLaughlin-Leverone has been named World Athletic Female Athlete of the Year. The announcement was made at the World Athletics Awards today, the 23-year-old taking the...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Major Western measures to limit Russia's oil profits over the war in Ukraine took effect Monday, bringing with them uncertainty about how much crude could be lost to the world and whether they will...

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar scored a goal in his return from injury and Brazil beat South Korea 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Monday. Neymar converted a first-half penalty for his 76th goal with Brazil and...

The male William Knibb Memorial High School student who was charged with the March 21 stabbing death of 16-year-old fellow student Khamal Hall has been sentenced to four years and 10 months in prison. The sentence was handed down today by presiding...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One British man has been killed and another injured in the eastern Caribbean island of St Lucia, according to the United Kingdom's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office. Local media report that the...

The National Water Commission (NWC) will soon be introducing five light-duty electric vehicles (EVs) into its fleet. Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Matthew Samuda, said a decision was made to make to...

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — A mudslide unleashed by torrential rain buried a bus and two other vehicles in central Colombia, killing at least 27 people and leaving others trapped as rescuers tried to reach them in the wreckage on Monday....

The Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD) is concerned that some schools are refusing to accept students with special needs, contrary to sections of the Disabilities Act. This was stated by Executive Director of the JCPD,...

AL WAKRAH, Qatar (AP) — Croatia goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic saved three penalty kicks in his team's 3-1 win over Japan in a shootout at the World Cup on Monday, securing a return to the quarterfinals for the runner-up in the...

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Four Uruguay players were charged with offensive behaviour by FIFA on Monday for their angry pursuit of the referee after being eliminated from the World Cup. The Uruguayan football federation also faces an extra...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing the case Monday of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples, a dispute that's the latest clash of religion and gay rights to land at the...

A St Andrew fisherman who the police say threw away a firearm and ran in 2021, was on Thursday freed of gun charges.  Christopher Thompson, 41, of Greenwich Park, was found not guilty following a trial in the Gun Court. It was alleged that...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) Monday said that the first half of the Caribbean dry season is forecast to feature a slower than usual decrease in rainfall, but an...

Investigators in the St Catherine North police division are trying to ascertain the identity of a man whose body was found with the left hand severed. It has been reported that about 6:30 a.m. passersby stumbled upon the body near the Ensom City...

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — In a dusty neighbourhood on the outskirts of Qatar's capital, guards stand duty at a gated compound ringed with razor wire, carefully checking passports and permits before allowing anyone inside. But this isn't a...

LONDON (AP) — Asked to sum up 2022 in a word, the public has chosen a phrase. Oxford Dictionaries said Monday that “goblin mode” has been selected by online vote as its word of the year. It defines the term as “a type of...
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