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The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban

WASHINGTON — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump and his ban on refugees from Muslim-majority countries (all times local): 11 P.M. 1/28/2017 Foreign-born U.S. residents who could have been barred from re-entering the United States under President Donald Trump’s immigration order have been allowed back into the country. That’s according to a Department of […]

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“We Don’t Want Them Here” – Trump Vows to Help Christians and LOCK out Muslims

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday closed the nation’s borders to refugees from around the world, ordering that families fleeing the slaughter in Syria be indefinitely blocked from entering the United States, and temporarily suspending immigration from several predominantly Muslim countries. In an executive order that he said was part of an extreme vetting plan […]

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Contractor General: Political Greed is Affecting Jamaica’s Growth

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Jamaica’s Contractor General Dirk Harrison says the main factor affecting Jamaica’s growth is greed from both the PNP and JLP. Contractor General Dirk Harrison peaking at the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica President’s Forum at Jamaica Pegasus on the issue of corruption in Jamaica.  “As a country, greed is affecting our growth […]

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PNP young professionals demanding resignation of Min. Montague

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – The PNP young professionals are demanding the resignation of Minister of Security Min. Robet Montague. The People’s National Party Patriots are states that Minster Montague is a threat to Jamaica’s Security. Chairman of the young professionals group Javette Nixon, in a news statement yesterday said, “Montague is presiding over increasing levels […]

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Minster Shaw Has Hope Trump Can “Make Jamaica Great Again”

Kingston Jamaica (McN) – Minster of Finance, Audley Shaw has high hopes for the controversial new US President – Donald Trump and the relationship between the United States and Jamaica. Minister Shaw spoke at the Mayberry Investment Forum in the Knutsford Court Hotel, Kingston – he added that he believes there could be a DUPLICATED […]

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Trump becomes 45th President of the United States

Washington (CNN) –Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States on Friday, vowing to drain power from Washington elites and always put “America first” in its dealings with the world at a moment of transformative political change. He arrived at the White House for the first time as President just before 5 p.m. […]

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In final days, Obama administration signs law enforcement pact with Cuba

WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department signed a new agreement on law enforcement cooperation with Cuba on Monday, seeking to further deepen ties with the communist island just four days before the end of the Obama administration. The agreement outlines U.S.-Cuban cooperation on a wide range of criminal and security-related issues, including terrorism, narcotics, cyber-security, immigration, money […]

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Mexico warns Trump on tariffs: We’ll respond ‘immediately’

Mexico’s economy minister sent Donald Trump a fighting message: We will retaliate right away if you hit us with a “major border tax.” “It’s very clear that we have to be prepared to immediately be able to neutralize the impact of a measure of that nature,” economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Friday on a Mexican […]

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National Security Budget Increased By $2.7B Not $5B, Says Shaw

Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Audley Shaw has dismissed as inaccurate, reports that the supplementary budget for the Ministry of National Security has been increased by upwards of $5.5 billion. He says that the increase in the allocation to the Security Ministry is a natural outcome of the process of reallocating resources from […]

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‘Yes We Did,’ Obama Says in Farewell Address, but Warns of Threats to Democracy

“Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can.” With these words, President Obama wrapped up the farewell remarks of his presidency with the same soaring rhetoric of hope that he rode into the White House eight years ago. He took the opportunity of the speech to a crowd in his adopted hometown of Chicago […]

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Pope to diplomats: when it comes to politics, peace must be more than a theory

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2017 (CNA/EWTN News).- Following a year marred by war and terrorism, Pope Francis told diplomats Monday that for 2017, peace has to be more than just an idea or a nice theory, but must be actively pursued with concrete policies aimed at promoting the common good and the dignity of the […]

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Donald Trump on Russia hacking sanctions: ‘It’s time to move on’

President-elect Donald Trump seemed to dismiss the White House announcement of sanctions against Russia by saying that Americans should get on with their lives. Russia Hacking: on Thursday, the Obama administration announced public and secret measures against Moscow for alleged meddling in November’s presidential election. US intelligence agencies have accused Russia of hacking the Democratic […]