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Kenya Red Cross personnel helps a woman reacting after learning of a family member killed during a recent terrorist attack Wednesday, Jan. 16 2019, at the Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi, Kenya. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside AP

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 "innocent lives," the country's president said Wednesday. "All the terrorists have been eliminated," President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end to

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A computer screen shows news about Brexit with British Prime Minister Theresa May as a broker watches his screens at the stock market in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. AP

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by a historic margin, unleashing a power struggle over control of Britain's planned exit from the European Union. May was battling to save her job

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Prime Minister Hubert Minnis and Deputy Prime Minister Peter Turnquest along with other Cabinet ministers walk to from the Cabinet Office to the House of Assembly. FILE

In 2019, “progress” must be the watchword of the current administration. It can no longer rely on a sympathetic electorate if it continues a familiar approach of blaming the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) for the many critical problems that continue to plague us. The challenges the Minnis administration

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Dr. Hubert Minnis.

Another year has passed without the full implementation of the long-promised and long-awaited Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Minnis administration says it is busy putting in place the necessary systems to support the legislation and remains committed to transparency and accountability. We hope that 2019 is

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I am quite sure, that most of my Valued Readers have indeed heard that well known saying, which I certainly heard a whole lot as a youngster from my parents, particularly my mother who had her own business and worked real hard each and every

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Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield.

After a brief losing spell at the beginning of the year which dropped them below .500 basketball for the first time since November, it seems that Bahamian Chavano ‘Buddy’ Hield and the Sacramento Kings have re-found their rhythm, and are back fighting for a playoff

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UB Mingoes forward Travaughn Nicholls drives to the basket against Pensacola Christian guard Ian Johnson (another Bahamian) at the Johnson University Invitation Basketball Classic on Friday night in Kissimmee, Florida. The Mingoes lost, 87-72.

KISSIMMEE, Florida — A short-handed University of The Bahamas (UB) Mingoes men’s basketball team lost all three games of its games at the Johnson University Invitation Basketball Classic over the weekend in Kissimmee, Florida, - a small city just outside of Orlando. “It was a difficult

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This Bud Light fan tries his hand at the winning prize during the Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Company and Bud Light promotional remote, held at the company’s Nassau Street location on Christmas Eve. He is pictured filling out his contact information after purchasing a six-pack of Bud Light. BAHAMIAN BREWERY/BAREFOOT MARKETING

Christmas 2018 was about more than just the turkey for one lucky Bahamian. What began with hundreds of entries and a whole lot of Bud Light beer, came down to a little luck for Mario Tynes, whose name was drawn from the four-month long super

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Security lines at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta stretch more than an hour long amid the partial federal shutdown, causing some travelers to miss flights, Monday morning, Jan. 14, 2019. AP

Amid the longest lasting United States government shutdown, Minister of Tourism and Aviation Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday he’s worried about how that “confusion and drama” will affect the projected growth for the tourism sector during the first quarter of 2019. Much of the U.S. federal government

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