Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | January 18, 2013
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INDONESIA - Massive flood hits Jakarta, gov't deploys new rescue efforts
JAKARTA (AP): Indonesia's army de-ployed rubber boats in the capital's business district yesterday to rescue people trapped in floods that inundated much of the city of 14 million people...

White House enraged over hostage situation
WASHINGTON (AP):The White House has condemned the taking of dozens of hostages, including several Americans, from an oil plant in Algeria by militants linked to rebel Islamists in Mali.THIRTY-FIVE...

Former senator pleads guilty
ST THOMAS (AP):A former senator in the US Virgin Islands has pleaded guilty to racketeering in a public corruption case.Alvin Williams entered the plea to one of nine charges against him.

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