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Tropical Wave in the Caribbean Has Big Storm Potential


There’s a high chance that a tropical wave currently located over the western Caribbean Sea will develop into a storm early this week.

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Family of Late Bermuda Legislator Reveals the Note He Wrote Before He Was Found Dead


An emotional revelation from the grieving family of Independent legislator and former tourism minister Shawn Crockwell, over the weekend, all but confirmed that he had taken his own life.

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U.S. warplane downs Syrian army in Raqqa province

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A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.

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Trump lawyer says president not informed he is under investigation


One of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyers said in television interviews on Sunday that the president was not under investigation for obstruction of justice, but when pressed on the assertion, said he was not certain.

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A massive climate change study is canceled … because of climate change

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A $17 million study of climate change in the Canadian Arctic has been nixed for now — because of climate change.

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Australian PM Turnbull mocks Trump in leaked audio


Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been recorded apparently mocking US President Donald Trump in footage leaked by the media.

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Charter Flights to St Vincent’s New International Airport Fail to Pay off for Government


Four months after the historic opening of the Argyle International Airport, the Vincentian Government is reporting substantial losses after it chartered airlines for the official opening.

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Pay up, make nice if you want “soft Brexit”, EU to tell May

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Theresa May should agree to pay Britain’s bills to the European Union and drop threats to walk out without a legal deal if she wants talks on the “softer Brexit” some of her allies are calling for, EU negotiators say.

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U.S. student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was ‘brutalized': father

Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who has been detained in North Korea since early January, attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo February 29, 2016. Mandatory credit REUTERS/Kyodo

An American university student who was detained for 17 months in North Korea and suffered a serious neurological injury was “brutalized” while in custody, his father said on Thursday.

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Putin, in pre-election year, pledges to erase spiralling poverty


Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged to eradicate spiralling poverty and ensure people were properly housed and paid, in a marathon TV appearance on Thursday that looked like a pitch to voters ahead of a presidential election next year.

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