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Sir Lester’s Aides Marked For Failure Of Duty

There is growing concern that those employed to cater to the needs of National Hero Sir Lester Bird, erred by failing to keep him out of the sun and ensuring he was comfortable, given his health condition. The former Prime Minister was rushed for medical care on Friday after

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December 5th, 2016

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Dr. Ben Carson Nominated As The Secretary Of The Department Of Housing And Urban Development

US President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Dr. Ben Carson as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In a statement the US President-elect ways he thrilled to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as the next secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban

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December 5th, 2016

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Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Meets With Italy’s President To Assure Stability

Outgoing Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has met with the country’s president following a heavy defeat in a constitutional referendum on Sunday. Mr. Renzi and President Sergio are seeking to ease fears instability and a deeper crisis for Italy’s troubled banking ...

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December 5th, 2016

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Trump’s Environment Plans Could Spark Opposition

The proposed roll back on US environmental regulations by the Trump administration is likely to provoke opposition. Analyst say the President-elect is likely to push forward plans for fracking and drilling for oil and gas on federal lands and these propositions are likely to

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December 2nd, 2016

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Oceans & Marine Resources In A Changing Climate

The effects of climate change will likely cause smaller but stronger storms in the United States. This according to a new framework for modeling storm behavior developed at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory. The report suggests that though storm ...

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December 2nd, 2016

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Four Major Cities Move To Ban Diesel Vehicles By 2025

Four major global cities have indicated a desire to stop the use of all diesel-powered cars and trucks by the middle of the next decade. The cities of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens say they are implementing the ban to improve air quality and incentives will be given ...

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December 2nd, 2016

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Gambia’s President Jammeh ‘To Concede Defeat’

The Gambia’s president of 22 years Yahya Jammeh will be replaced by a property developer, Adama Barrow, after losing the general election. The country’s electoral commission chief says Mr Jammeh, who came to power in a coup in 1994, has agreed to accept defeat. Before ...

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December 2nd, 2016

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IS Group To Step Up Attacks On Europe

Europol has warned that militants from so-called Islamic State (IS) will aim to step up attacks on European targets, as they face defeat in the Middle East. The European police force says more foreign fighters will try to come back to Europe, and “several dozen” ...

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December 2nd, 2016

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Trump Names Gen James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis As Defence Secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump has named General James Mattis, a former marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as his defence secretary. Mr Trump said “He’s our best,” as he announced his pick in a speech in Ohio. General Mattis, who is known as ...

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December 2nd, 2016

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Trinidad’s Prime Minister Aggravated By The Misinformation About The Percentage Of Voters Who Cast Their Ballots

Trinidad’s Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley was aggravated by the misinformation about the percentage of voters who cast their ballots, and being repeated by political commentators and reporters that night. He says his reaction to misinformation that was being peddled, ...

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December 2nd, 2016

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