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Puss, dog and tief

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

Friends, I don't know what it is wid old woman (36) and puss. Every now and then mi just buck dem. Mi see one ole woman yesterday cuddle up with her puss (14, 18) in the early morning. Women really love cats, but that can't be good! Read More

Trump says Saudi prince vows 'full' probe into missing journalist

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — US President Donald Trump said yesterday he had spoken with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and been assured that a “full” probe into the disappearance of a critical journalist was underway. Read More

Journalist murdered in consulate

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — An influential US Senate ally of President Donald Trump pledged yesterday that Congress would take decisive action against Saudi Arabia over a missing writer, calling for the ouster of Crown Prince Mohammed bin... Read More

Deadly rail crash

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

SIDI BOUKNADEL, Morocco (AP) — At least seven people died and nearly 80 were injured after a shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital to a town farther north on the Atlantic coast derailed yesterday, authorities at the accident site said. Read More

Hurricane blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

FLORIDA, USA (AP) — Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said yesterday. That's in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere across the... Read More

Gas prices down $2.53, diesel down $0.77

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Motorists should see a decrease at the pumps in the price of gasoline and diesel, effective Thursday, October 18, according to the latest ex-refinery costs from PetroJam. Read More

O-Wrap: More ZOSOs coming... Man killed, limbs removed... Users welcome Canada ganja legalisation

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today: 1. More ZOSOs to be established — Holness Read More

Girlz defeat Panama, head to 2019 Women's World Cup

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jamaica earned a spot in next year's Women's World Cup on penalties after a 2-2 draw with Panama on Wednesday in the third-place at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament. Read More

Forex: J$132 to one US dollar

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The US dollar on Wednesday, October 17 ended trading at J$132.00 down by 17 cents according to the Bank of Jamaica's daily foreign exchange trading summary. Read More

Dr Prathiba Mahanamahewa appointed Dean of UTech Faculty of Law

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President, University of Technology, Jamaica, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, has announced the appointment of Sri Lankan attorney-at-law, educator and human rights advocate Dr Prathiba Mahanamahewa as Dean of the university's Faculty of Law with effect from October 8,... Read More

Jamaica to sign new air-service agreements

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Cabinet has given approval for the signing of new air-service agreements with the Governments of Slovenia, the Kingdom of Morocco, The Bahamas, and South Africa. Read More

PEP website up and running — Reid

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A website to assist teachers, parents and students in preparation for the Primary Exit Profile (PEP) is now fully operational.The website may be accessed at www.moey.gov.jm/pep. Read More

Vandals attack FLOW's fibre network in St Catherine

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — Some residents and businesses in Catherine serviced by telecommunications company, FLOW are currently experiencing a disruption in their voice, internet and TV services due to vandalism of the company 's fibre network in the parish. Read More

DRC Ebola outbreak not global emergency 'at this time' — WHO

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — A deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is deeply worrying, but does not yet merit being labelled a global health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday. Read More

Recreational cannabis users welcome Canada legalisation

Wednesday, October, 17 2018    

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Thousands of Canadian cannabis enthusiasts — overwhelmingly men — lined up outside pot shops before the crack of dawn for a chance to legally purchase the drug for the first time. Read More



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