Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 17, 2013
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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence plan
WASHINGTON (AP):Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama yesterday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and...

NYC school bus drivers go on strike
NEW YORK (AP):More than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection yesterday morning, leaving some 152,000 students, many disabled, trying to find other ways to get to school.Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott...

IMF approves US$4.3b loan instalment
WASHINGTON (AP): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $4.3-billion loan instalment to Greece, following an economic review.

IMF approves US$4.3b loan instalment
WASHINGTON (AP): THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $4.3-billion loan instalment to Greece, following an economic review.


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