News Americas, RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Mon. Aug. 1, 2011: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz will have to face the U.S. again, this time in the semifinal round of CONCACAF qualifier for the 2014 World Cup. This follows the FIFA draw in Brazil ahead of the Cup Saturday. The United States was drawn into Group A along with Jamaica and the winners ...Read More »
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News Americas, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mon. Aug. 1, 2011: Sexy Bajan singer is home this Kadoonent Day. The singer was potted shopping over the weekend with a long print dress, shades and her natural hair piled into a bun on top of her head. “My home, my country, my people….BARBADOS!!! #1LOVE #SWEETfahDAYS NOTHIN’ BETTER! #RihannaNavy Miss u guys tho,’ RiRi tweeted ...Read More »
DAMASCUS – There were calls for an emergency UN Security Council session on Monday after Syrian security forces killed nearly 140 people in one of the deadliest days of more than four months of anti-regime protests. Rights activists said Sunday’s death toll included at least 100 when the army stormed the flashpoint protest city of Hama, scene of a 1982 ...Read More »
Salt Lake County cricket team thrives in Utah
Salt Lake Tribune
On any given Sunday, even during a sweltering July, West Valley City resident Nasir Khan and his teammates of the Salt Lake County Cricket Union Sabrecats devote hours to a labor of love and one of Utah's least-known sports. ...
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theartsdesk MOT: The Mousetrap, St Martin's Theatre
The Arts Desk
The St Martin's Theatre – home to the play since 1974 – is also noticeably calmer than others in this part of town, with none of the aggressive merchandise-peddling and school-group shriekings you find at the big musicals, and far less likelihood of an ...
Mexican police say a suspected drug cartel leader they arrested last week has confessed to ordering the killing of 1,500 people in northern Chihuahua state. Jose Antonio Acosta Hernandez is also a suspect in the murder of a United States consulate employee last year near a border crossing in Ciudad Juarez. Felipe Calderon, the Mexican president, said on Sunday that the ...Read More »
Marc De Maar wears first ever Curaçao champion's jerseyCyclingnews.comThe island of Curaçao became independent on 10 October 2010 as the Netherlands Antilles were dissolved. That entity previously merged Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire (ABC Islands)....Read More »
Top congressional Republicans have said they are in serious talks with President Barack Obama to break a US debt limit deadlock and are confident the risk of default by the world’s largest economy could be avoided. Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he had spoken with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden and declared himself “confident and optimistic that…Read More »
At least 45 people were killed on Sunday when the army launched an attack on the flashpoint protest city of Hama in central Syria, a human rights activist said. ‘The army and security forces entered Hama this morning and opened fire on civilians, killing 45 and wounding several more,’ Rami Abdel Rahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...Read More »
Kabul – Ten policemen and a child were killed Sunday by a suicide car bombing in southern Afghanistan, a government spokesman said. ‘A motor bomb was detonated by a suicide…Read More »