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Climate scientists warn time is running out to prevent global environmental collapse


Time is running out to prevent a global environmental collapse — that’s the stark warning 15,364 of the world’s leading climate scientists have sent out.

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Jamaica PM Says Island Can Produce Up To 50 Per Cent of Energy from Renewables


Prime Minister Andrew Holness says Jamaica has the potential to produce up to 50 per cent of the country’s energy needs from renewable sources.

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St Vincent Prime Minister Makes Son New Finance Minister


Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has handed over the important finance ministry to his son in a Cabinet reshuffle. Camillo Gonsalves, 45, has taken over the responsibility held by his father since 2001.

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Iran earthquake survivors plead for help as death toll rises


Iranians living outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after an earthquake are making desperate pleas for help.

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N. Koreans fired 40 shots at defector, hit him with 5


Four North Korean soldiers fired about 40 rounds at a comrade fleeing into South Korea and hit him five times in the first shooting at the jointly controlled area of the heavily fortified border in more than 30 years, the South’s military said Tuesday.

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Sessions testifies before the House Judiciary Committee


Attorney General Jeff Sessions is currently testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, where he’s expected to face questions related to the latest developments in the ongoing investigations into Russian interference in last year’s U.S. presidential election

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From the Everglades to Kilimanjaro, climate change is destroying world wonders


From the Everglades in the US to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, climate change is destroying the many of the greatest wonders of the natural world.

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Destination Trinidad & Tobago: Re-Born, Re-Focused and Ready to Do Business


Trinidad and Tobago has a message for those interested in its tourism product: It has been reborn, is now refocused and ready for business.

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Southwest Airlines Launches Service To Turks And Caicos Islands


Southwest Airlines has started a new international service daily from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the carrier’s 11th country served.

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France to reassess child sex laws after controversial cases


France is to consider a change to its laws around sexual consent, according to the minister for gender equality. Marlene Schiappa said the government was considering setting a fixed age below which sex was automatically a serious offence.

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