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Jamaica Observer

  • Sandals commends Government's efforts to build agricultural linkages
    Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has commended Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett and Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw for what it described as an “exciting initiative” to ensure that more locally produced items are consumed by the hotel sector…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • New prison to be built in Trelawny
    MONTEGO BAY, St James — Security Minister Horace Chang says a new prison, to be constructed in Trelawny, will, among other things, cut off gang leaders from the outside world.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Ruel Reid, Ann Marie Vaz among JLP caretakers
    THE Central Executive of the ruling Jamaica Labour Party's (JLP), at a meeting held at the party's Belmont Road Headquarters Kingston yesterday, confirmed four new caretaker/candidates.Education Minister Senator Ruel Reid has been confirmed as the ca…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • 40 distinguished educators to get PM's Medal of Appreciation
    FORTY of the nation's distinguished educators will Wednesday be recognised by Prime Minister Andrew Holness for their outstanding contribution to the development of Jamaica in the field of education.They will all be presented with the Prime Minister'…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Pharmaceutical Society concerned about migration of pharmacists
    MONTEGO BAY, St James — Ainsley Jones, president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ), has expressed concern about what he called the mass migration of pharmacists.“... While the University of Technology and The University of the West I…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • 'Sack Wheatley!'
     LEADER of the Opposition People's National Party (PNP) Dr Peter Phillips yesterday called for the sacking of Energy Minister Dr Andrew Wheatley under whose watch a major scandal has engulfed the State's oil refinery, Petrojam.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • And now it's the Windrush Garden!
    IT was a nice touch on a pleasant Friday evening as the British High Commission on Trafalgar Road, New Kingston renamed its prized garden — the Windrush Garden — to celebrate the earliest Caribbean migrants, mainly Jamaicans to the United Kingdom…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Jamaican musician turned sailor crossing the Atlantic
    Rupert Bent III, known for his accomplishments as a guitarist and music producer, is adding a new layer to his list of life achievements. He is currently in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean piloting a 40-foot wooden sail boat from Kingston Harbour t…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • JA will not be left behind in medical cannabis market, says Shaw
    Industry , Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw says he will be moving to ensure that Jamaica is not left behind in the growing global medical cannabis industry.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Free Zone companies being audited for SEZ status
    Chairman of the Jamaica Special Economic Zone Authority (JSEZA) Metry Seaga says the entity is midway through an audit of more than 200 free zone companies which are being transitioned to Special Economic Zone (SEZ) status.Seaga said the transition…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -

Police One

  • nieuwNJ officer stabbed in unprovoked attack; suspect dead
    By Diane Mastrull Philly.com ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A man was shot dead in Atlantic City on Friday night by a police officer he had allegedly stabbed during an investigation of an unrelated hit-and-run accident, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Of…
    - 14 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 5:14pm -
  • nieuwFourth night of protests hit Pittsburgh after fatal OIS of teen
    By Megan Guza and Andrew Russell The Tribune-Review PITTSBURGH — More than 500 protesters took to Pittsburgh's South Side Saturday night into Sunday morning to protest the police shooting of an unarmed teenager Tuesday in East Pittsburgh borough. T…
    - 15 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 4:57pm -
  • nieuw2 San Diego officers wounded in shooting; suspect dead
    By Pauline Repard and Kristina Davis The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — A man in a College Area condominium opened fire on San Diego police officers and firefighters late Saturday night, wounding two officers and prompting a SWAT operation tha…
    - 15 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 4:40pm -
  • nieuwOhio police officer killed in hit-and-run
    By PoliceOne Staff MENTOR, Ohio — A Ohio police officer was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash. The Mentor Police Department officer was helping a fellow LEO during a traffic stop Sunday morning when he was struck by a vehicle, Cleveland.com…
    - 15 hours ago 24 Jun 18, 4:26pm -
  • Advocacy groups ask Orlando police to drop surveillance software
    By Ryan Gillespie Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Groups representing a wide range of interests and causes are asking Orlando police Chief John Mina to “forgo the use of public surveillance and facial recognition technology as a tool of law enfo…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Girl in Texas pool party UOF incident reaches settlement
    Associated Press McKINNEY, Texas — A bikini-clad black teenager who was shoved to the ground by a white Texas police officer has settled a federal lawsuit against him and the city of McKinney for almost $150,000. The legal guardian of then-15-year-…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Police, other first responders give boy with disorder a memorable birthday
    By PoliceOne Staff BRADENTON, Fla. — A boy who suffers from a disorder was surprised with a first responder-themed birthday party. FOX13 reported that Jamie Sprout, 12, was born with a mitochondrial disorder and was supposed to be on a ventilator b…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Former acting AG to lead Minneapolis police ketamine probe
    By Andy Mannix Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates will lead an independent investigation into whether Minneapolis police officers crossed a line and urged paramedics to inject members of the pub…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • Inmate charged in deaths of 2 Kan. deputies
    Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 30-year-old inmate was charged Friday with capital murder in the shooting deaths of two Kansas sheriff's deputies who were overpowered by him while they were trying to move him between a courthouse and jail. W…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 18, 9:37pm -
  • Understanding domestic violence homicides: offender typology and warning signs
    Author: American Military UniversityBy Scot DuFour, alumnus, Criminal Justice at American Public University Studies across the globe confirm that the biggest threat of murder for women comes from the man with whom they are intimately involved. In the…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 18, 8:36pm -

The Art Newspaper

The Nation

  • Merkeldämmerung: The Transatlantic Right Has Germany’s Chancellor in Its Sights
    Paul HockenosAngela Merkel’s hard-right opponents have a powerful ally in the Trump administration, which apparently sees itself as headquarters of a xenophobic, right-wing International.The post Merkeldämmerung: The Transatlantic Right Has Ger…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 7:02pm -
  • Lessons From the Death of Seattle’s ‘Amazon’ Tax
    Jimmy TobiasA strong housing movement needs strong politicians as allies.The post Lessons From the Death of Seattle’s ‘Amazon’ Tax appeared first on The Nation.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 5:22pm -
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fights the Power
    Raina LipsitzThe insurgent candidate from the Bronx is challenging Democrat Joseph Crowley with a scrappy grassroots campaign and a platform based on economic justice. The post Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Fights the Power appeared first on The Nati…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 4:59pm -
  • After 2 Months of Unrest, Nicaragua Is at a Fateful Crossroads
    John PerryIf there’s no negotiated peace with a return to order, the conflict could spin out of control, bringing the chronic violence and insecurity of the country’s northern neighbors.The post After 2 Months of Unrest, Nicaragua Is at a Fate…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 4:10pm -
  • Kamasi Washington’s Love Letter
    Marcus J. MooreHeaven and Earth is a bold step in Washington’s attempt to make music that explores deeper states of consciousness.The post Kamasi Washington’s Love Letter appeared first on The Nation.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 3:00pm -
  • Want to Reduce the Number of People in Prison? Stop Sentencing So Many People to Prison.
    Scott Graves, Steven BlissHow sentencing reform could drastically reduce the number of people behind bars in California.The post Want to Reduce the Number of People in Prison? Stop Sentencing So Many People to Prison. appeared first on The Nation.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 2:31pm -
  • Democracy
    Alessandra MondolfiSomebody is getting a kick out of destroying American democracy.The post Democracy appeared first on The Nation.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 12:00pm -
  • Scott Walker Is Donald Trump’s Most Dangerous Enabler
    John NicholsWhen other Republicans challenged Trump’s cruelty on immigration, the governor of Wisconsin made himself the president’s willing accomplice.The post Scott Walker Is Donald Trump’s Most Dangerous Enabler appeared first on The Nati…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 11:40am -
  • Snapshots of Our Bloated Military Budget
    Lindsay KoshgarianThe Pentagon has seriously misplaced priorities.The post Snapshots of Our Bloated Military Budget appeared first on The Nation.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • China’s Bigger Economic Threat
    Walden BelloWould the US be better off helping stabilize the Chinese economy, rather than gearing up for a trade war?The post China’s Bigger Economic Threat appeared first on The Nation.
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 10:00am -

The Daily Callers

National Review

New Republic

  • Driving Toward Change
    SheikhSalih Luhaidan, the man who would declare drivingdangerous for women’s reproductive system, was born in the agriculturaltown of Qassim in Saudi Arabia. Located almost exactly in the middle of thepeninsula that makes up most of Saudi Arabi…
    - 2 days ago 23 Jun 18, 3:37pm -
  • The Supreme Court Cares About Your Digital Privacy
    The Supreme Court handed down a major decision on digital privacy on Friday, ruling in Carpenter v. United States that Fourth Amendment protections from “unreasonable searches and seizure” apply to cell-phone location data. In short, police need…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jun 18, 8:24pm -
  • The Caribbean Immigrants Who Transformed Britain
    Seventy years ago today—June 22, 1948—a passenger ship carrying 492 Jamaican immigrants arrived in Essex, London. The Empire Windrush was the first of many ships to come, as the British government recruited migrants from the Caribbean Commonwealt…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 5:26pm -
  • The Trumps Don’t Care
    Melania Trump flew to Texas on Thursday to meet migrant children who had been separated from their parents, and perhaps also to save face for the White House—to show that her husband, who ultimately is responsible for the children’s separation, d…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 5:05pm -
  • We’re Going to Need a Bigger Island
    The first thing to know is that the island explodes. In Jurassic World, the 2015 revival of the beloved dino franchise, a new luxury theme park opened in the Caribbean called Isla Nublar. Nublar got ravaged by dinosaurs, of course, because every Jura…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 2:46pm -
  • Wilbur Ross’s Financial Shenanigans Should Be a Massive Scandal
    Days before Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Office of Government Ethics released an agreement with Wilbur Ross, then the nominee to head the Commerce Department, in which the octogenarian tycoon agreed to divest from a significant number of his ho…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 12:32pm -
  • From City Hall to the White House
    It’s invisible primary season—the time when candidates begin launching book tours, jockeying for endorsements, and locking down political strategists—and the mayors of some of America’s most liberal cities have begun making pilgrimages to Iow…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 10:01am -
  • The AT&T–Time Warner Merger Is Already What the Government Feared
    It’s been quite a week for AT&T. One of the largest providersof wireless, internet, and cable TV in America, it closedan $85.4 billion deal last Thursday to acquire Time Warner, one ofthe biggest entertainment companies in the world, after a fed…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 10:00am -
  • The Military Drinking-Water Crisis the White House Tried to Hide
    The Trump administration feared it would be a “public relations nightmare”: a major federal study that concluded contaminated groundwater across the country, especially near military bases, was more toxic than the government realized. Political a…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 1:53am -
  • <i>The New Republic </i>July/August Issue: Good Cops
    New York, NY—(June 21, 2018)—The New Republic today published its July/August issue, which features a timely cover story that explores how the city of Rockford, Illinois chose to tackle crime, combat racism and reckon with the legacy of police br…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 10:28am -

Five Thirty Eight

  • Russia Is Not This Good — Right?
    Before the 2018 World Cup kicked off last week at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, much had been written about why Russia was so bad at soccer. A convincing 5-0 opening match win over Saudi Arabia — Russia’s first win at the tournament since 2002 also…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 7:14pm -
  • The Riddler’s Inaugural Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
    Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want something bite-size and Riddler Classic for those of y…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 12:00pm -
  • Which Teams Made The Biggest Gambles On NBA Draft Night?
    The NBA draft is a time for optimism, the launching pad for 60 pro careers full of aspirations of championships and star-making moments. In reality, though, only a couple will likely become stars; many more will become key role players, while others…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 11:45am -
  • Significant Digits For Friday, June 22, 2018
    You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. Nearly 40 years For the first time in almost four decades, women in Iran watched a men’s soccer match in a stadium. Women were barred from attending men’s…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 11:00am -
  • An Updated Look At The Race For The Senate
    Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll of the week There’s been a flurry of polls released over the past two weeks in key U.S. Senate races, giving us a fresh picture of the electoral dynamics in that chamber less than five month…
    - 3 days ago 22 Jun 18, 9:53am -
  • Spying Doesn’t Pay — Unless You’re Really Good At It
    Earlier this month, the Justice Department announced the arrest of Ron Hansen, a former Defense Intelligence Agency officer. Hansen is accused of receiving at least $800,000 from Chinese sources in exchange for information he learned from “military…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 6:38pm -
  • Injuries And Underperformance Couldn’t Keep The Dodgers Down
    In retrospect, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 6-5 loss to the Miami Marlins on May 16 was probably the low point of their 2018 season. It was the Dodgers’ sixth consecutive defeat and their ninth in 10; it dropped their overall record to 16-26, then on…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 6:24pm -
  • Why Rank-And-File Evangelicals Aren’t Likely To Turn On Trump Over Family Separation
    Over the past few weeks, religious leaders have emerged as some of the strongest critics of President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that has resulted in the separation of children from their parents at the U.S.’s southern border…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 2:47pm -
  • Driving? Your Phone Is A Distraction Even If You Aren’t Looking At It
    I was in the car with a friend recently when she pulled up to a stoplight, picked up her phone and replied to a text. I gave her the side eye. What? she glared back. “I only use my phone when we’re stopped.” “OK, fine,” I said. But, I wonde…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 12:01pm -
  • Significant Digits For Thursday, June 21, 2018
    You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 0 0-0 matches The 2018 World Cup has been full of goals — and as of Thursday morning had completely avoided the bête noire of some of us more restless socce…
    - 4 days ago 21 Jun 18, 11:01am -

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