October 10, 2014

Dominican Republic officials checked US man who joked about Ebola on flight, sent him home

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A U.S. man’s apparent joke about having Ebola quickly brought an end to his trip to the Dominican Republic. Officials in […]
October 10, 2014

Protesters riled by police killing of black 18 year old yell abuse at officers in St. Louis

By Jim Salter And Jeff Roberson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. LOUIS _ Protesters angered by the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by police faced off […]
October 10, 2014

Fire in electrical room at Jamaican int’l airport delays departing flights; no injuries

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Officials say a Jamaican airport was briefly evacuated because of a fire that delayed departing flights. Nobody has been hurt. The fire broke […]
October 9, 2014

Cayman Islands jury clears ex premier of all criminal charges nearly 2 years after his ouster

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Cayman Islands jury on Thursday unanimously found a former premier not guilty of nearly a dozen […]
October 9, 2014

Caribbean island of Dominica strikes Nigerian band from music festival, citing Ebola fear

ROSEAU _ The Caribbean island of Dominica has cancelled a contract with a Nigerian band scheduled to participate in a local music festival, citing worries about […]
October 9, 2014

Haiti won’t hold state funeral for former dictator ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier, his lawyer says

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will not get a formal state funeral, his attorney said Thursday. Duvalier, the self-designated “president-for-life” who […]
October 8, 2014


SEATTLE (AP) _ Members of a Seattle church aren’t very high on a pot shop. The Reverend Reggie Witherspoon can’t believe state officials allowed Uncle Ike’s […]
October 8, 2014


  MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) _ It sounds like a scene from a movie — or maybe a video game. You have to escape from a […]
October 7, 2014

Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for the week ending Oct. 5.

Top 10 free and paid game apps for the iPhone and iPad in Canada for the week ending Oct. 5. Top Free iPhone Game Apps 1 […]
October 6, 2014

Kenya president to step down from office during International Criminal Court hearing this week

By Jason Straziuso THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NAIROBI, Kenya _ Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday told the nation in an address before parliament that he would […]
October 6, 2014

New poll suggests most Jamaicans believe island is headed in wrong direction under PM

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A new poll suggested Sunday that 73 per cent of Jamaicans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction under Prime Minister […]
October 4, 2014

Jean Claude ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier, ousted former dictator of Haiti, dies of heart attack at home

By Evens Sanon And Trenton Daniel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Jean-Claude Duvalier, who presided over what was widely acknowledged as a corrupt and brutal […]