October 2, 2014

Jamaica, home to dominant sprinters, seeks to turn itself into sports tourism destination

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica is launching an initiative to develop sports tourism on the island that is the world’s dominant sprinting hothouse. The initiative dubbed Jamaica […]
October 2, 2014

Family that hosted Ebola patient confined to home as circle of people possibly exposed widens

By Nomaan Merchant And David Warren THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   DALLAS _ Four members of a family the U.S. Ebola patient was staying with were confined […]
October 2, 2014

US agents seize $2M from truck in Puerto Rico bound for Dominican Republic by ferry

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ A truck driver attempting to leave Puerto Rico by ferry for the Dominican Republic has been detained with more than $2 […]
September 30, 2014

Morgan: ‘Can’t believe’ Wal-Mart blaming him

NEWARK _ Tracy Morgan is responding to allegations made by Wal-Mart in his lawsuit over a highway crash earlier this year that killed one of his […]
September 30, 2014

Music streaming service Spotify launches in Canada

TORONTO _ The online music streaming service Spotify has officially launched in Canada.While several competitors have been offering similar services in this country for years, many […]
September 29, 2014


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ The technical world is watching Apple _ not because of the glitch in its latest iPhone software, but to see how the […]
September 29, 2014


NEW YORK (AP) _ It sounds more like a video game character than a menace. But computer experts are warning that the “Bash” bug may be […]
September 28, 2014

Texas community college grieves after 4 women’s softball players killed in bus crash

By Christopher Sherman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A North Texas community college brought in counsellors to comfort grieving students Saturday and cancelled athletic competitions after four women’s […]
September 26, 2014

Turkey’s President Erdogan calls for no fly zone against Syria’s air force

By Suzan Fraser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANKARA, Turkey _ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a “no-fly zone” should be created in Syria to […]
September 26, 2014

Ferguson chief’s march with protesters fails to quell discord, mistrust over police shooting

By Jim Suhr THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ The Ferguson police chief’s attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, […]
September 26, 2014

Ethiopia federation questions CAF’s impromptu decision to give Guinea African Cup

By Elias Meseret THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia _ The president of the Ethiopian federation questions the impromptu decision by the Confederation of African Football […]
September 26, 2014

3 Nicaraguans, 2 Costa Ricans get prison terms in Jamaica for attempting to traffic pot

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Three men from Nicaragua and two others from Costa Rica have been convicted of trying to traffic compressed marijuana out of Jamaica. In […]