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 […]
October 4, 2014

Obamas celebrate 22nd anniversary with dinner date out on the town

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are observing their 22nd wedding anniversary a day late with a celebratory dinner in Washington’s Georgetown […]
October 3, 2014

NFL hires Beth Richie as domestic conduct adviser, meets with parents groups

  NEW YORK _ The NFL has hired Beth E. Richie as a senior adviser on domestic conduct. Richie is the director of the Institute of […]
October 3, 2014


YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) _ Pot is legal in Washington state — but the law of supply and demand still applies. It’s harvest time for the legal […]