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  • Jamaica's mile-relay women mine gold in big Beijing loot at World Championships
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    Those were the numbers that mattered as Jamaica wrapped up a successful and historic campaign at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, with a mixed bag of ecstasy and heartbreak on the last day at the Bird's Nest. The island close [...]
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    Toronto teen fatally shot in Jamaica: police
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    Police in Kingston, Jamaica say a 14-year-old teen from Toronto has died after being shot early Sunday morning. According to Hunt's Bay Police, residents in St. Andrew, an area just west of downtown Kingston, heard “explosions” around 1:50 a [...]
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    Toronto boy, 14 killed while vacationing in Jamaica: reports
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    Various Jamaican news sites, including the Jamaica Gleaner, are reporting that Ricardo Williams was murdered early Sunday morning near Kingston. The reports say Williams is from Toronto's east end (Scarborough) and was spending his summer vacati [...]
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    Gov't remains committed to combating human trafficking
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    KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of National Security, Major General Stewart Saunders, has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to safeguarding Jamaica against human trafficking. [...]
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    Fire at Saudi oil company residence kills 11
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    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out yesterday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 200, officials in the kingdom said. [...]
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    Flash Flood Watch discontinued
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    The Meteorological Service has discontinued the Flash Flood Watch for the low-lying and flood prone... [...]
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    Jamaica willing to assist Dominica  – Prime Minister
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    Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has sent a message of  condolence to the Government of... [...]
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    Jamaica wins Men's 4×100 Relay World Championship, Usain Bolt celebrates with …
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    Jamaica wins Men's 4x100 Relay World Championship, Usain Bolt celebrates with LeBron James stomp. By Jacob Price @ohholybutt on Aug 29, 2015, 12:02p 1 · Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 1 Comment. [...]
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    Superb – Jamaica maintains sprint relay dominance
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    There were a few rarities - Asafa Powell on the backstretch, Veronica Campbell-Brown on the first leg - but the outcome was the same as it was two years ago in Moscow: a golden double in the sprint relays for the Jamaicans. As a result, Jamaica enter [...]
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    #BEIJING2015: Jamaica's 4x100m men mine gold!
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    KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's 4x100m men made it look almost too easy when they demolished the rest of the field to defend their title at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. Nesta Carter led off to Asafa Powell to Nickel Ashmeade w [...]
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    Another U.S. disaster gives Usain Bolt and Jamaica relay gold at world champs
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    It was the pass of Jamaica's Nestor Carter to Powell that gave the U.S. a chance to challenge Bolt in the final 100. The Gatlin/Gay combination flew around the backstretch and was running ahead of Jamaica before the anchor's final sprint. B [...]
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    National Council for Senior Citizens recommends extension of retirement age
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    KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Executive director of the National Council for Senior Citizens (NCSC), Angela Toyloy, has suggested that the current age at which persons are required to retire from full-time employment, be extended. [...]
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    Queen Diamond Jubilee fund gives £2m to Jamaica – News …
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    LONDON, England (JIS) – Jamaican charities and youth projects stand to benefit from approximately £2 million or more than J$340 million from the Queen Diamond Jubilee Fund. The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust ... [...]
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    Mount Rosser main road residents fear rain
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    While the country continues to suffer from drought conditions, some residents living along the Mount Rosser main road are fearful of any rainfall because of the poor roads. [...]
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