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  • Positive growth for Unique Vacations
    MONTEGO BAY, St James — Unique Vacations Limited (UVL), a novel call centre which is the global representative for Sandals and Beaches resorts, has grown by leaps and bounds since its establishment in 2004, officials have said.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Iona High past student passes the baton
    It was like homecoming for Reverend Millard Edwards, 85, a past student of the former Folk High School, founded in 1949, as he sat among students of the now Iona High School in Tower Isle, St Mary, some 60-odd years later.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Derrick Smith recalls Troy Caine's talent as a graphic artist
    The late political researcher and commentator, Troy Caine, is best known as a political commentator and researcher, whose extensive knowledge of the Jamaican political landscape and history made him a favourite of local media.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Sandals experience excites Reggae Girlz
    The Reggae Girlz are bubbling with excitement about their experiences at Sandals Ochi Beach Resort during the historic pre-Women's World Cup Training Camp currently taking place in the garden parish of St Ann.
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Ammunition seized in Denham Town
     A team of police personnel assigned to the Denham Town Police Division in west Kingston seized several assorted rounds of ammunition during an operation on Metcalfe Street, Denham Town, last week.The police force's Corporate Communications Unit rep…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Alleged thief tries to fake mental condition
     There was laughter in the court after a man who is in custody for simple larceny told the judge that he is having a mind problem and wanted to see a psychiatrist.The accused, Kemar Powell, is accused of stealing a Movado watch and a Sony Xperia cel…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • A Mother's Nghtmare
    TEN years is a long time to be living in constant fear that the father of your child could eventually kill you. But what is even worse is knowing that neither the police nor the courts can do anything to stop him. That has been the nightmare of a 37-…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Man who assaults ex claims she is upset at him for not marrying her

    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Pull your 'self' up
    STARTING a new year can begin with a lift, using the visual of elevation both figuratively, as it applies to life skills, and applying it to your physical training practice. Believe it or not, pulling your spine upwards can increase your height, chan…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -
  • Patterson wants National Security Commission
    Retired Prime Minister of Jamaica PJ Patterson has called for the establishment of a National Security Commission in a bid to fight excessive crime and violence in this northern Caribbean island.Patterson was addressing the awards banquet of the Lay…
    - 1 Jan 70, 12:00am -

Police One

  • nieuwIll. police set to start camera program with public
    Crystal Thomas The State Journal-Register, Springfield, Ill. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Springfield will soon join several Illinois cities that have a voluntary program in which residents can register their private cameras to help out police. Police Chief…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:58pm -
  • nieuwMass. bill proposed to provide medical service to on-duty animals
    Kathleen McKiernan Boston Herald BOSTON — Police are praising proposed legislation that would allow emergency medical service workers to treat police canines injured in the line of duty, calling it a common-sense move that would save dogs serving t…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:51pm -
  • nieuwDenver off-duty LEO wounded in blue-on-blue shooting dies
    Associated Press DENVER — An off-duty sheriff's deputy who was wounded in a blue-on-blue shooting in Colorado following a car chase died Friday. Deputy Jesse Jenson, 41, was removed from life support after he was shot by a LaSalle police officer la…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:41pm -
  • nieuw'Perfect cop': Thousands mourn rookie California officer
    Associated Press DAVIS, Calif. — A young Natalie Corona would run around the house in police gear and loved watching the show "Cops." She always knew she wanted to be a police officer, her sister said Friday. Even before Corona joined the force a f…
    - 13 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 2:34pm -
  • Florida Supreme Court resolves conflict, extends ‘stand your ground’ immunity to LEOs
    By J. David Marsey, P1 Contributor The debate about Florida’s statutory immunity from criminal and civil liability – commonly referred to as the “stand your ground” law – reaches far and wide. Proponents and opponents alike have opined that…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 1:50pm -
  • Wash. man comes forward with 27 guns stolen from police chief
    Chad Sokol The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. COLVILLE, Wash. — A man previously unknown to law enforcement has returned 27 guns that were stolen last spring from the home of the Kettle Falls police chief. The man called Chief Chris Courchene’s…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 10:42am -
  • Va. sheriff's office to provide free meals for federal workers
    Amy Poulter The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office will provide free meals starting Monday to federal workers and their families impacted by the ongoing government shutdown. According to a news release, any fe…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 10:31am -
  • Calif. sheriff's union wins court order blocking release of police disciplinary files under new law
    Tony Saavedra The Orange County Register ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — The union representing Orange County sheriff’s deputies won a court stay Thursday blocking the release of disciplinary files under a state police transparency law that took effect J…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 10:30am -
  • Syria attack victims include daughter of NYSP official
    Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — One of the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week was a Navy sailor and married mother of two whose father is a high-ranking officer in the New York State Police, officials said Friday. The…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 9:58am -
  • Photo of the Week: Story time
    Author: PoliceOne MembersIn this photo, Deputy Russ Day and K9 Astor from the Daviess County, Ky. Sheriff's Department read to a 2nd grade classroom during a reading workshop. Calling all police photographers! PoliceOne needs pictures of you in actio…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jan 19, 1:24am -

The Art Newspaper

The Nation

  • nieuw‘Social Death’ in Denmark
    Nicholas MirzoeffThe European country is isolating and excluding asylum seekers until they disappear from society completely.The post ‘Social Death’ in Denmark appeared first on The Nation.
    - 11 hours ago 20 Jan 19, 4:11pm -
  • The Radical Organizing That Paved the Way for LA’s Teachers’ Strike
    Sarah JaffeIn 2014, a progressive Union Power caucus took over UTLA—and that has made all the difference.The post The Radical Organizing That Paved the Way for LA’s Teachers’ Strike appeared first on The Nation.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jan 19, 10:29pm -
  • Trump’s Big Offer to End the Government Shutdown Is Just Another Scam
    Elie MystalWhy? Because he’s offering to do something the courts will say he has to do anyway.The post Trump’s Big Offer to End the Government Shutdown Is Just Another Scam appeared first on The Nation.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jan 19, 9:51pm -
  • The Artistic Picket Line Surrounding the Super Bowl Halftime Show
    Dave ZirinThe spotlight, fairly or unfairly, is on hip-hop artist Travis Scott, for crossing the line and performing on Super Bowl Sunday. The post The Artistic Picket Line Surrounding the Super Bowl Halftime Show appeared first on The Nation.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 10:21pm -
  • Kirstjen Nielsen Lied to Congress About Trump’s War on Migrant Children
    John NicholsSenator Jeff Merkley is demanding a perjury inquiry. And he’s got documents that point to shameful wrongdoing.The post Kirstjen Nielsen Lied to Congress About Trump’s War on Migrant Children appeared first on The Nation.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 10:08pm -
  • Turning the Women’s March Into a Mass Movement Was Never Going to Be Simple
    Keeanga-Yamahtta TaylorThe reason goes to the heart of inclusive, democratic movement building.The post Turning the Women’s March Into a Mass Movement Was Never Going to Be Simple appeared first on The Nation.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 8:55pm -
  • MLK Warned Us of the Well-Intentioned Liberal
    Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Jonathan Wilson-HartgroveDr. King did not compromise on racial justice. Neither should we.The post MLK Warned Us of the Well-Intentioned Liberal appeared first on The Nation.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 5:46pm -
  • Stories the Fashion Media Won’t Tell
    Minh-Ha T. PhamWhy are fashion outlets ignoring Bangladeshi garment-worker protests?The post Stories the Fashion Media Won’t Tell appeared first on The Nation.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 5:16pm -
  • With the Government Shut Down, Is Your Water Safe?
    Michelle ChenThe government shutdown is putting further stress on a regulatory system already strained to the breaking point.The post With the Government Shut Down, Is Your Water Safe? appeared first on The Nation.
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 4:05pm -
  • A Federal Judge Just Crushed Scott Walker’s Lame-Duck Assault on Voting Rights
    John NicholsWisconsin Republicans have been thwarted in their effort to limit early voting and student participation in elections.The post A Federal Judge Just Crushed Scott Walker’s Lame-Duck Assault on Voting Rights appeared first on The Natio…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 2:15pm -

The Daily Callers

National Review

New Republic

  • Why Is Greece Such a Hot Spot of Left-Wing Terrorism?
    Theposh Athenian neighborhood of Kolonaki is a hilly expanse of high-end boutiques,jewelry shops, museums, and art galleries. It’s an area of relatively untouchedwealth, and even at the tail end of the Greek financial crisis, there’s enoughto…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Welcome to the Next Two Years in America
    “We are getting crushed!” So exclaimed President Trump to his chief of staff in response to media coverage of the government shutdown, according to The New York Times. This is an accurate description of his political fortunes at the moment. Trump…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 19, 6:48pm -
  • This Is Not Normal. This Is Not Normal. This Is Not Normal.
    The Trump International Hotel enjoys an enviable location in the nerve center of American governance. It stands on Pennsylvania Avenue, situated roughly midway between the White House and the Capitol. Across the street is the headquarters of the FBI.…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 19, 5:10pm -
  • Edith Espinal Has Spent 18 Months Hiding From ICE in a Church.How Much Longer Will the Authorities Let Her Stay?
    There’s little about Ohio’s Columbus Mennonite Church that marks it as a sanctuary. Only a small cardboard sign by the parking lot proclaims, in English, Spanish, and Arabic, “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.”…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • A Coal Baron’s Takeover of the EPA Is Nearly Complete
    A few weeks after President Donald Trump moved into the White House, he received a memo from one of his biggest campaign donors: Robert Murray, the CEO of Murray Energy, America’s largest private coal company. Emblazoned with the words “Action Pl…
    - 4 days ago 16 Jan 19, 10:01pm -
  • Francis Fukuyama’s Shrinking Idea
    There’s an intriguing phenomenon in publishing you could call the One Great Idea book. Usually written by a leading senior scholar in an interdisciplinary field such as international relations, political philosophy, or comparative literature, the O…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 11:01am -
  • The Real Villain of Fyre Festival
    “Honestly I can’t believe this documentary—there’s two of ‘em.” Against the strains of “Build Me Up Buttercup,” this is how the Hulu documentary Fyre Fraud draws to a close. The disbelieving individual in question is Oren Aks of Jerry…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • Who’s Afraid of Bernie Sanders? A Lot of Democrats, Apparently.
    In the wake of Bernie Sanders’s loss to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary, some people argued that, as Vanity Fair put it, he “won in the end” because his race had “a profound, and lasting, effect on his party.” This was not a…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • How Much Do You Trust Bill Barr?
    Bill Barr, the once and likely future attorney general, had one mission on Capitol Hill on Tuesday: convince the Senate that he would be an honorable man. In a day-long confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the nominee reassured…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 12:05am -
  • Stop Indulging the Fantasy of a Trump Primary Challenge
    Elizabeth Warren, Julián Castro, and Tulsi Gabbard have all already announced plans to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. By summer, they will be joined by as many as two dozen other prominent Democrats, including Joe Biden, Bernie Sa…
    - 6 days ago 15 Jan 19, 2:10pm -

Five Thirty Eight

  • Will Trump’s Compromise Help End The Shutdown? And Was It Even A Compromise?

    - 1 day ago 19 Jan 19, 11:10pm -
  • Ben Simmons Has Old-School Range. In 2019, That’s A Problem.
    The Philadelphia 76ers have been one of the most interesting teams of the 2018-19 NBA season so far — and that hasn’t always been a good thing. On the court, they’re a fast-paced squad with a ton of young talent, but they haven’t quite made t…
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 8:00pm -
  • Emergency Politics Podcast: What If Trump Told Cohen To Lie To Congress?
    In this emergency installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew reacts to a BuzzFeed News report that “President Donald Trump directed his longtime attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations to build a Trump Tower…
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 7:58pm -
  • We Built A Polling Model … For The Baseball Hall Of Fame
    We analyze elections here at FiveThirtyEight, and we’re not about to miss one — even if it takes place in the world of baseball. On Tuesday, the Hall of Fame’s full Class of 2019 will be announced, and Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez and more th…
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 4:44pm -
  • How To Make Sure Your Recycling Gets Recycled
    So now you know: Throwing all your recycling into a single bin ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Single-stream recycling may be more convenient, but, as we reported last week, it’s also to blame for a huge increase in contamination that makes yo…
    - 2 days ago 18 Jan 19, 3:37pm -
  • How Many Crossword Puzzles Can You Make?
    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 18 Jan 19, 1:00pm -
  • Significant Digits For Friday, Jan. 18, 2019
    You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. About $12,000 cash in a Walmart bag That’s what John Gauger says he was paid by Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer, in Cohen’s Trump Tower of…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 12:01pm -
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Wants To Raise Taxes On The Rich — And Americans Agree
    Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. This week’s poll Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently captured headlines in her “60 Minutes” interview when she said the U.S. should raise taxes on a portion of the income made by…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 11:05am -
  • What The Potential 2020 Candidates Are Doing And Saying, Vol. 2
    Welcome to a weekly collaboration between FiveThirtyEight and ABC News. With 5,000 people seemingly thinking about challenging President Trump in 2020 — Democrats and even some Republicans — we’re keeping tabs on the field as it develops. Each…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 11:01am -
  • Don’t Worry, MLB — Hitters Are Killing The Shift On Their Own
    When asked about Major League Baseball’s interest in restricting defensive shifts, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle recalled that when he was growing up in Merritt Island, Florida, they were often short on players for neighborhood games. Hurdle said th…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 19, 8:48pm -

Human Events

  • Netflix Earnings Were Great but I’m Not Buying
    By Hilary Kramer While everybody has an opinion on Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), the Jan. 17 earnings report that it released after the markets closed didn’t change a lot of minds. The bulls who had talked the stock up 55 percent since | Read More »
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 2:31pm -
  • Are Government Shutdowns Good for the Economy?
    “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe when the legislature is in session.” — Judge Gideon Tucker The stock market has been soaring ever since the federal government shut down on Dec. 22 in a budget dispute between President | Read More…
    - 3 days ago 17 Jan 19, 5:45pm -
  • This ‘Blue Chip’ Fund Is ‘Risk On’
    Jim Woods discusses an ETF that has less risk than other ETFs.
    - 4 days ago 17 Jan 19, 1:01pm -
  • White Supremacists Ate My Homework
    By finally returning to the issue that won him the election, President Trump once again has a winning hand. That's why we're hearing so much about "white supremacy" this week.
    - 4 days ago 16 Jan 19, 11:22pm -
  • The Diagnosis From Dr. Copper
    When you want to figure out the state of your physical health, you go to a doctor to help diagnose your condition. And when you want to figure out the state of the market’s health, there’s also a doctor who | Read More »
    - 4 days ago 16 Jan 19, 10:28pm -
  • Delta Air Lines’ Stock Price Could Climb Again
    Paul Dykewicz explains various circumstances surrounding Delta Air Lines' stock price.
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 5:02am -
  • Double-Digit Yields Abound Amid Market Volatility
    The turmoil and volatility endured by the high-yield universe of assets has been just as unnerving as the correction in equities for the past three months. Being that most high-yield assets trade like stocks and are primarily owned by retail | Read M…
    - 7 days ago 14 Jan 19, 12:05pm -
  • Seven Investments to Protect Your Portfolio from a Stock Market Crash
    Hilary Kramer discusses what investors can do to protect themselves against a future stock market crash.
    - 10 days ago 11 Jan 19, 2:57pm -
  • Better Than Stocks and Real Estate!
    “The business of investing is not the same as investing in a business.” — Maxims of Wall Street Are you worried about losing up to half your money in the stock market? It happened twice in the past 18 years. And in | Read More »
    - 10 days ago 10 Jan 19, 8:04pm -
  • High-Yield ETF’s Recent Loss Provides Opportunity
    Investing expert Jim Woods introduces an emerging markets high-yield fund.
    - 11 days ago 9 Jan 19, 10:37pm -

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