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Elder abuse rising in US

From Newsmax As the American population ages, elder abuse rates are increasing, particularly among men, federal health officials reported Thursday. Between 2002 and 2016, the rate of assaults among men 60 and older jumped 75%, while it rose 35% among women between 2007 and 2016. Among older men, the homicide rate increased 7% between 2010 […]

Putin presents ambitious Arctic expansion program

From Newsmax President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday put forward an ambitious program to secure Russia’s foothold in the Arctic, including efforts to build new ports and other infrastructure facilities and expand an icebreaker fleet. Speaking at the Arctic forum in St. Petersburg attended by leaders of Finland, Denmark, Iceland and Norway, Putin said that Russia […]

US: Michael Cohen’s usefulness to prosecutors may be drying up

As Michael Cohen seeks another reprieve from his three-year prison sentence, there are mounting indications his usefulness to federal prosecutors is drying up. Several prosecutors assigned to his campaign-finance violation case in New York have moved on to other jobs, and authorities recently returned electronic devices that the FBI seized from Cohen a year ago […]

Mold allergies may be making you sick all year

by Lynn Allison From Newsmax If your allergies seem to be more year-round than seasonal, you may be allergic to mold spores. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America while the really severe mold season lasts from July to mid-fall, mold and mildew can become a nuisance anywhere and at any time of […]

US: Hudson Valley couple goes missing while vacationing in Caribbean

By Zak Failla From Daily Voice A couple from Westchester has been reported missing after vanishing more than two weeks ago at the end of their vacation in the Dominican Republic. Orlando Moore, 43, and Portia Ravenelle, 32, were scheduled to return to their Mount Vernon home on March 27, following a four-day vacation in […]

Brexit: Theresa May meets Emmanuel Macron for delay request

From BBC Theresa May is holding last-minute Brexit talks with the French President Emmanuel Macron, with the UK due to leave the EU in three days’ time. The UK PM will urge Mr Macron to back her request to delay Brexit again until 30 June, having earlier met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. After […]

SIR RONALD SANDERS: Belize: Put The National Interest First

By SIR RONALD SANDERS From Tribune 242# (The writer is Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States and the Organisation of American States. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London and at Massey College in the University of Toronto. The views expressed are […]

Benefits of working together to compete with platforms

By Sahar Amer, from Reuters Community An important forecast from the Reuters Institute report Journalism, Media and Technology Trends and Prediction in 2019 sees collaboration between news publishers rising this year. News organizations have battled each other for audience loyalty, subscriptions, and original content, but with the advancement of technology, leading platforms like Google, Apple and Facebook have […]

Opinion: Cut the tax to 10%.

By Jolly Green One of the biggest problems in the Caribbean is the cost of governments. Notionless prime ministers who want to play with the big boys on level playing fields. Want the same salaries and the same perks as large countries while only administering countries the size of small towns or large villages in […]

Puzzles for Apr 10 2019 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #3 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 2 SOLUTION