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Cassidy Hutchinson Testimony Shortens Odds of Trump Being Charged with Crime

by Rebecca Beitsch and Harper Neidig The Hill The Jan. 6 committee’s accumulating evidence against former President Trump, including testimony from White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, has strengthened a potential criminal case against him and chipped away at his most likely defense arguments, legal experts say. Hutchinson, a former special assistant to Trump chief of […]

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US: Man Arrested After 4 July Mass Shooting

BBC- US police have arrested a suspect after six people were killed in a mass shooting at an Independence Day parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Robert E Crimo III, 22, was detained after a brief chase, police said. The gunman climbed on to a roof, shooting randomly at spectators using a high-powered rifle. It is […]

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St. Kitts Plastic-Free July 2022 Kicks Off with Distribution of Reusable Shopping Bags

 BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, July 4, 2022 (MMS-SKN) — Shoppers at five supermarkets on St. Kitts received free environmentally-friendly reusable shopping bags on Saturday July 2, as the St. Kitts Sustainable Destination Council (SDC) kicked off the month-long ‘St. Kitts Plastic Free July (PFJ) 2022’ activities that are aimed at sensitising the public on the dangers […]

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Grenada’s New PM: CARICOM Leaders Must Do More than Talk

by sherrylynclarke@nationnews.com   PARAMARIBO, Suriname – The newly elected Prime Minister of Grenada, Dickon Mitchell, on Sunday warned the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) against being viewed as a “talk” shop and urged Caribbean leaders to do more to foster greater regional unity and socio-economic development. Mitchell, who came to office after leading his National Democratic Congress […]

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CARICOM Could Supply the World with Fertilizer Says Suriname’s President

By Santana Salmon The President of Suriname, Chandrikapersad “Chan” Santokhi says the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) should find ways to fast-track the production of the abundant natural gas reserves from Suriname, Guyana and Trinidad and fulfill regional demand for fertilizer. “If we will agree to design, as quick as possible, a common strategy to speed up […]

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WORLD VIEW: Turbulent US July 4th, Denmark Gunman Kills 3, Ukraine’s Hell on Earth, Video of Cops Shooting Black Man, More

Trending | View in Browser July 04, 2022 Here is today’s selection of top stories from The Associated Press at this hour to begin your day.  Today’s Headlines A turbulent US this July 4, but many see cause to celebrate Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over […]

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Ricky Martin Hit With Restraining Order in Puerto Rico, Says Allegations are “Completely False”

By Esther Animalu CBS   Singer Ricky Martin has rejected as “completely false” allegations from an unnamed individual that led to Puerto Rican authorities issuing a restraining order against him under the U.S. territory’s domestic violence laws. According to Puerto Rican newspaper El Vocero, the unnamed petitioner went to the court directly without filing a […]

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Tropical Storm Bonnie Becomes 3rd Hurricane of Season off Mexico-Central American Coast

July 3 (Reuters) – Tropical storm Bonnie turned into a Category 1 hurricane off the southwest coast of Mexico on Sunday evening, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (130 km/h) and higher gusts, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Bonnie, the third hurricane of the 2022 eastern north Pacific season, made […]

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Brazil: Rio’s Residents Try Subsistence Gardening to Beat Hunger

By Ana Ionova Rio de Janeiro Not too long ago, Fernanda da Silva was going hungry, like millions of other Brazilians. The 40-year-old mother of three was out of work and money was tight. Her husband’s monthly earnings as a doorman – 1,300 reais ($250), just over a minimum salary – kept their family afloat. […]

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