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Back-to-back killings in Trelawny 

Investigators assigned to the Trelawny Police Division are now probing the murders involving a hotel worker and an unidentified man who were killed in separate incidents in the parish between Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Dozens escape casino shuttle boat off Florida’s Gulf coast 

First there were shouts, then screams and then black smoke billowing into sunny Florida skies as a shuttle boat used to carry patrons to a casino ship offshore rapidly became engulfed in flames.

Man accused of stealing car beaten to death by angry Hanover mob 

The Hanover police are probing the murder of a man who was set upon and beaten by an angry mob after he was accused of stealing a motorcar in the parish Saturday morning.

Tourism minister urges collective effort to curb visitor harassment

ST JAMES, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has called for a collective effort to curtail visitor harassment in order to safeguard the industry’s gains and surpass the country’s record-breaking outturns achieved in 2017.

King’s words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

ATLANTA, United States (AP) — Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s message of non-violence still resonates and inspires.

Trump slams immigrants from ‘s***hole’ Haiti, African countries 

In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the US would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.