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Ferguson timeline: Grand jury reaches decision in case
A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown. A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting attached.

Police recover handmade firearm in Pineapple St Ann
According to reports shortly before noon yesterday a premises was searched and the firearm and ammunition found in a drawer.

New lottery scamming trend identified in Jamaica
A United States professor who chairs Business and Financial Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism is reporting that a new trend is developing in lottery scamming in Jamaica.

St Thomas councillor concerned about secondary education for disabled in parish
Speaking at last week’s meeting of the St Thomas Parish Council, Councillor McLeod lamented the plight of several special needs students in his division.

Include community groups on NHT board, says Tivoli convenor
Convenor of the Tivoli Committee, Lloyd D’Aguilar says these entities are much more experienced in the needs of low-income Jamaicans in light of their work in communities most affected ...

CRICKET: Rangana Herath recalled to ODI squad
Sri Lanka’s cricket selectors have recalled left-arm spinner Rangana Herath for their seven-match One-Day International, ODI, series with England, which starts in Colombo on Wednesday.

CRICKET: Carlos Brathwaite to lead Barbados Pride
Former national captain Ryan Hinds, Kyle Corbin, Roston Chase and Tino Best have been named in Barbados Pride squad for Round Three of the WICB Professional Cricket League four-day match against ...

CAC Games: No medals for Jamaica in women's hammer throw final
The Jamaican pair of Natalie Grant and Vanessa Levy finished out of the medals in the women's hammer throw final at the 22nd Central and American Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico today.

US defence secretary to step down
The US media is reporting that Chuck Hagel will resign as US defence secretary after less than two years in the top US military post.

NHT chairman defends Outameni purchase at press conference
Chairman of the National Housing Trust, Easton Douglas, has continued to defend the state agency's purchase of the Outameni property in Trelawny.

Joint Select Committee reviewing violence against women laws
Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller says several laws are currently being reviewed as the Government intensifies its drive to protect the nation's women and girls and eliminate acts of violence ...

GOLF: Wesley Brown wins Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Tournament
Wesley Brown dethroned defending champion Fabian Campbell in the Alliance Buccaneer Memorial Golf Tournament, which ended yesterday at the Caymanas Golf Club in St Catherine.

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