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Archives for February 2013

Momcilo Perisic Hague acquittal leaves little sense of justice

By Guy De Launey BBC News, Belgrade Momcilo Perisic’s acquittal may improve the image of the Hague tribunal in the eyes of many Serbs It took slightly longer than half a football match for the appeal chamber to announce its decision. The result had begun to seem beyond doubt as judge Theodor Meron analysed the […]

Samsung loses Japan iPhone battle but gains help of ex-judge

Samsung and Apple have been involved in multiple legal battles against each other Samsung has failed to secure an iPhone ban in Japan in its latest patent fight with Apple. The Galaxy smartphone maker had claimed Apple had infringed the rights to one of its 3G technologies. The South Korean firm has pursued dozens of […]

Pope Benedict XVI formally resigns to become ‘pilgrim’

The Pope left the Vatican in a motorcade before boarding a helicopter to the papal retreat Pope Benedict XVI has officially resigned, saying that he now “will simply be a pilgrim” starting his last journey on earth. The pontiff, aged 85, was earlier flown by helicopter from the Vatican to his retreat at Castel Gandolfo, […]

Rick Scott’s Smart Move on Fla. Medicaid

By Christopher Ruddy Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s decision to agree to expand Medicaid coverage in his state is not only perfectly sensible, but a reasonable action for a conservative governor of the nation’s fourth most populous state. Scott said on Wednesday that he would ask the legislature to broaden the program and allow Florida taxpayers […]

10 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

By Toni Bowers, Tech Republic There is one goal for your resume: To show a potential employer why you are the best person for the job. However, there are so many things that can get in the way of what should be a clear message. Here are ten of the most common mistakes made in […]

Record breakers to get certificates and CARIFTA Team is announced

Swimmers who break Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) records will be awarded a Certificate of Recognition to mark their achievement. Records set from 1st January 2013 will be marked with the coveted awards and swimmers will be presented with these in the coming days. CIASA says it is great to recognise FAST SWIMMING! CARIFTA […]

Boehner to WSJ: Obama Raging Against Self-Created Budget Crisis

By Barton Webster, Moneynews Most Americans are hearing for the first time about the sequester: federal spending cuts due to take place a week from now. While President Barack Obama stood Tuesday with first responders who may lose their jobs because of the policy, most Americans don’t realize that the policy is the result of […]

Dick Morris: Boehner ‘No Longer Speaker of the Republican Majority’

By Todd Beamon and John Bachman House Speaker John Boehner long ago abandoned his role as leader of the Republican Party, best-selling author and leading political analyst Dick Morris declared to Newsmax TV in an exclusive interview. “I’m very disappointed at what John Boehner is doing,” Morris, a former top consultant to former President Bill […]

South Africa shock as ‘police dragging’ video man dies

The incident was captured on mobile phone – courtesy South Africa Daily Sun South Africa’s police watchdog is investigating the death of a Mozambican taxi driver who was allegedly handcuffed to the back of a police van and dragged through the streets. Video footage taken by a bystander of the incident, near Johannesburg, has been […]

Bahamas Humane Society’s 28th Annual Dog Show – information, hints, and tips

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 09:14 White Elephant (flea market) Nowhere else in Freeport will you see such an amazing array of dogs and dog breeds all in one place.  All groomed to the nines and on their best behavior.  If you don’t own a dog, how about showing one of our great shelter dogs?  Call […]