Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | January 20, 2013
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Journalist killed
AP:This April 3, 2011 photo provided by French national newspaper Le Parisien shows Belgian-born journalist Yves Debay, posing for a portrait.Deay soldier-turned-war correspondent, was killed while covering fighting between Syrian opposition forces and...

Former mayor bribed with trips to Ja
NEW ORLEANS (AP):More than a decade ago, Ray Nagin was elected mayor of New Orleans on a vow to root out corruption in a city plagued by decades of it.

Nude scanners to be moved from airport
Those airport scanners with their all-too-revealing body images will soon be going away.

Fake journalists sentenced
MANAGUA, (AP):A Nicaraguan judge last Friday sentenced 18 Mexicans, who posed as members of a television crew, to 30 years in prison for drug trafficking and money laundering stemming from US$9.2-million found in their vans.

Hostage siege ends in bloodbath
AIN AMENAS, (AP):Algeria's special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the middle of the Sahara desert yesterday in a "final assault" aimed at ending a four-day-old hostage crisis, the state news agency reported.

Obama eyes legacy on the eve of his 2nd inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP):Presidential terms are measured by sweeping laws and stirring events, but legacies are about enduring ideas.


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