March 20, 2015

15 young filmmakers honoured by Obama at second annual White House student film festival

By Nedra Pickler THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said the film festival he hosted at the White House Friday is probably the only […]
March 20, 2015

District attorney: Philadelphia police involved shooting is ‘terrible tragedy,’ not a crime

By Sean Carlin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA _ The fatal shooting of a motorist by police during an overnight traffic stop in December was a tragedy […]
March 19, 2015

Authorities seize $7M worth of cocaine off Puerto Rico’s northwest coast

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ The U.S. Coast Guard has seized an estimated $7 million worth of cocaine off Puerto Rico’s northwest coast and detained three […]
March 19, 2015

Top cop in Jamaica to send more officers onto streets to fight worrying uptick in homicides

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica‘s top cop says he will send more officers into island hot spots to combat a worrying uptick in homicides. Police Commissioner Carl […]
March 19, 2015

Judge refuses to release grand jury testimony in NYC police chokehold death of man

By Colleen Long And Tom Hays THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Testimony heard by a grand jury that declined to indict a white New York […]
March 19, 2015

Caribbean court hears activist’s challenge of anti gay laws in Belize, Trinidad and Tobago

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Caribbean court on Wednesday heard a challenge from a gay rights activist who argued that immigration […]
March 17, 2015

Jamaica policeman charged with murder after video circulates of fatal shooting at party

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Jamaican policeman has been arrested and charged with murder after a video showing a fatal police shooting was circulated on social media. […]
March 17, 2015

In Jamaica’s capital, some schools and businesses close due to smoke from burning dump

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Noxious smoke continued to spiral Monday from a sprawling trash dump five days after a major blaze […]
March 17, 2015

NY Cosmos and Cuba national soccer team set June 2 for a soccer friendly in Havana

By Eric Nunez THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ The coaches of the New York Cosmos and Cuba’s national soccer teams jointly announced Monday they will […]
March 17, 2015

115 Haitian migrants detained near Turks & Caicos Islands, to be deported soon

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks And Caicos Islands _ Authorities in the Turks & Caicos Islands say they have detained 115 Haitian migrants aboard a boat. The government said […]
March 16, 2015

South African Cabinet minister who planned funeral for Nelson Mandela dies in car crash

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ A South African Cabinet minister who led the planning of the 2013 funeral of Nelson Mandela died in […]
March 16, 2015

Ministry of prominent megachurch pastor seeks donations to buy jet valued at more than $65M

By Kate Brumback THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ The ministry of a prominent megachurch pastor and evangelist who teaches that God wants to bless the faithful […]
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