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May 23, 2019



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Off-duty reserve officer kills man

May 23, 2019

A man who was shot by an off-duty reserve officer early this morning, died in hospital a short time later, police said. According to reports, the officer was inside his Fox Hill home when he heard a "commotion" outside. The officer, who armed himself with [...]
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China says door open to trade talks, but slams tech controls

May 23, 2019

BEIJING (AP) -- China held the door open to resuming talks in the tariff war with Washington on Thursday, but lashed out at limits on access to key technologies that it said might hurt global supply chains. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China hopes [...]
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The Latest: Pelosi says Trump 'took a pass'

May 23, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Congress and investigations into President Donald Trump (all times local): 12:15 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump "took a pass" on working together with Democrats to address the nation's crumbling infrastructure. Pelosi spoke at the Capitol [...]
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Woman to Woman

May 23, 2019

Greek mythology speaks to Amazon warriors as a group of women that belonged to an all-female culture and society, reputable by their fearsome battle and fighting skills. They were said to be as strong as any man, and tall and powerful - but the women [...]
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Bishop Simeon Hall to preach at Baltimore Baptist Convention

May 23, 2019

Bishop Simeon Hall will be the singular non-American among seven speakers and preachers when the National Baptist Convention U.S.A. Inc. meets in its 114th Annual Congress of Christian Education. Hall will be amongst a field that will include reverends Theron Jackson, Kenneth Johnson, Allen B. [...]
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God commands that we love one another

May 23, 2019

"When he was gone, Jesus said, "Now the Son of Man is glorified and God is glorified in him. If God is glorified in him, God will glorify the Son in himself, and will glorify him at once. "My children, I will be with you [...]
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sideburns

May 23, 2019

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Coach Monty Williams looking to lead center Ayton to stardom

May 23, 2019

"We'll play through Devin and DeAndre." That's a reported quote from the new head coach of the Phoenix Suns, Monty Williams. Reference is to the 7' 1" Bahamian center with the Suns, DeAndre Ayton, and 6' 6" Devin Booker, the shooting guard of Coach Williams' [...]
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May 23, 2019



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Cruise port project will have significant GDP impact, notes CFAL president

May 23, 2019

The redevelopment of Nassau's cruise port could lead to a significant increase in The Bahamas' gross domestic product (GDP) by 2023, Colina Financial Advisors Ltd. (CFAL) President Anthony Ferguson said yesterday, adding that the heads of agreement with the government on the project could be [...]
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SBDC: 13 entrepreneurs funded, 752 clients advised so far

May 23, 2019

The Small Business Development Centre (SBDC)/Access Accelerator has put $786,000 into the hands of 13 entrepreneurs and has advised 752 clients across The Bahamas. According to an SBDC press release, entrepreneur Don Brown's company Wonder Tech, which fixes mobile phone and tablet screens on-the-go, received [...]
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Maynard-Gibson: People-centered reforms needed for justice system

May 23, 2019

Further reform of and investment in the judicial system is paramount in closing the justice gap in The Bahamas, according to a former lawmaker who said the judicial system should be more people-centered. Former Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson, who was a member of the Task [...]
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Last days of May UK leader in peril as Brexit offer slammed

May 22, 2019

LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in Wednesday against a growing push by both rivals and former allies to remove her from office as her attempts to lead Britain out of the European Union appeared to be headed for a dead end. [...]
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Vocal Democrats pressing Pelosi as impeachment talk swells

May 22, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) -- More Democrats are calling -- and more loudly -- for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after his latest defiance of Congress by blocking his former White House lawyer from testifying. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, still favoring a more methodical approach, convened [...]
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Kenya's Olympic track coach banned 10 years for corruption

May 22, 2019

The coach of Kenya's Olympic track team in 2016 has been banned for 10 years for corruption after he asked for $12,000 to give athletes advance notice to help them beat doping tests. Michael Rotich was banned by the IAAF ethics board following a three-year [...]
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Ministry of Education endorses boxing development program

May 22, 2019

It's been a long time coming, but finally a boxing element will be a part of the Ministry of Education's format. In Grand Bahama, West District Superintendent of Education Ivan Butler has entered into an understanding with the Grand Bahama Sports Promotion Association (GBSPA) for [...]
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SIDEBURNS

May 22, 2019

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