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  1. Chopra sets javelin throw record at World U20 meetRead the original story

    24 min ago | Nerve News

    Bydgoszcz , July 24 - Neeraj Chopra of India created a new junior world record on his way to the gold medal in the men's javelin throw event at the IAAF World U20 Championships here. Chopra hurled the javelin to a distance of 86.48 metres at the Zdzislaw Krzyszkowiak Stadium here on Saturday to beat the previous record of Latvia's Zigismunds Sirmais by nearly two metres.

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  2. They were headed to St. Thomas. Then tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | The Miami Herald

    The journey that ended in tragedy began July 9 at St. Maarten, a Caribbean island whose control is shared by France and the Netherlands. They were headed to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a distance of about 122 miles.

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  3. Bail System Unfair to the PoorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Trinidad and Tobago News

    BAIL SYSTEM UNFAIR TO THE POOR SENIOR COUNSEL Seenath Jairam on Friday urged the State to reset the system of bail, warning that it is unfair and unconstitutional for persons who have already been granted bail to be denied their liberty simply because they cannot afford to satisfy technicalities. Police making an impact in hotspots THE Trinidad and Tobago Police Service continues to battle with the perception that crime is "continuously on the rise" in the country.

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  4. Heavy rain in the past two weeks led to floods and landslides in Hunan and Anhui. Photo: ReutersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | South China Morning Post

    The recent flooding in China is expected to result in insurance claims amounting to 1 billion yuan , a tiny fraction of the economic losses incurred by the disaster because of a lack of insurance coverage, according to Swiss Re. Heavy rain in the past two weeks led to floods and landslides in Hunan, Hubei, Henan and Anhui, sweeping away houses, cars and inundating farmland.

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  5. Focus on South Florida: Kenbe LaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  6. American Surfer Survives Crocodile Attack in Costa Rica Thanks to FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | People

    An American man is in critical but stable condition after a "vicious" attack by a large crocodile on a Costa Rican beach on Friday, but the situation could have been more tragic if it wasn't for the man's friend fighting the reptile off with his bare hands. According to certified lifeguard Pat McNulty, the victim and his friend were crossing a river in Tamarindo, a popular destination for surfers and tourists, when the attack occurred.

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  7. A.R.T. Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 76,917 Methanex Corp.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Political

    A.R.T. Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Methanex Corp. during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 76,917 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $2,470,000.

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  8. Rio 2016: Cubans confident of their boxers' fistsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Havana, July 24 : Cubans have confidence in the power of their boxers' fists and the country hopes to finish in the top 20 in the medals table at the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. Boxing has been the "flagship sport" of the Caribbean country and its hopes were high for the boxers to bring home some gold medals, reports Xinhua news agency.

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  9. First Bancorp (FBP) Shares Up 5.4%Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Political

    First Bancorp shot up 5.4% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $4.72 and last traded at $4.69, with a volume of 281,759 shares changing hands.

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  10. Jamaica, Barbados remain unbeaten as T&T reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Jamaica and Barbados both posted their second wins on the trot, while Trinidad and Tobago rebounded from an opening round defeat to also find the winning touch in the second round of the Twenty20 phase of the Regional Women's Championship here Friday. In matches played at the Guyana National Stadium, Jamaica brushed aside Leeward Islands by eight wickets, Barbados easily knocked over hosts Guyana by 49 runs, while T&T clobbered Windward Islands by 73 runs.

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  11. Simms replaces Hosin at the Bank of Jamaica on one year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    The Bank of Jamaica which on Wednesday June 19 announced the departure of deputy Governor Gayon Hosin, has now disclosed that her deputy, Maureen Simms, will step into the role of supervisor of the Financial Institutions Supervisory Division, but only on a one year contact and in an assisting role to the Governor of the Bank. It also announced the renewal of the contract of senior deputy governor John Robinson for two years and the appointment of Dr Wayne Robinson in the post of Deputy Governor with responsibility for oversight of the Research and Economic Programming Division and the Financial Stability Department.

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  12. Fraser-Pryce remains positive after placing thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    Cote d'Ivoire's Marie-Josee Ta Lou capturing the women's 100m final, during at the Diamond League anniversary games at London's Olympic Stadium yesterday. Ta Lou won in 10.96 seconds from Trinidad and Tobago's Michelle-Lee Ahye , 10.99.

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  13. Jamaica continue medal hunt on final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - The Jamaicans will continue their medal search on today's sixth and final day of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Zawiszaw stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland as they will contest three finals, including both mile relays. Yesterday, the women's 4x400m team ran a World Junior Leading 3:33.18 minutes, while the men's team also qualified.

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  14. Jaheel Hyde makes history by defending 400m hurdles titleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    BYDGOSZCZ, Poland - Defending champion and favourite Jaheel Hyde delivered on his promise as he became the first man in history to retain his title in the 400m hurdles event when he cruised to the gold medal in 49.03 seconds on yesterday's penultimate session of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Zawiszaw Stadium in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The 19-year-old Hyde, who now turns his attention to the Olympic Games in Rio, declared "mission accomplished" minutes after he completed three days of dominance where he was never challenged at any stage of his three races.

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  15. Farah dominant in final Rio tuneupRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    Mo Farah cruised to victory in the 5,000 meters and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce fell short in a sluggish sprint in a Diamond League meet on Saturday in contrasting fortunes for the Olympic champions in their final races before heading to Rio de Janeiro. Back on the London track where he became a double Olympic champion four years ago, Farah dominated the field to finish 15 seconds ahead of fellow Briton Andrew Butchart.

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  16. Panama CanalRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    The world-wide trend toward bigger ships moving larger volumes of cargo has exceeded the capacity of the Panama Canal. The completion of a third lane of locks will allow ships two or three times the size of current vessels to pass through the century-old waterway carrying up to 14,000 twenty foot containers.

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  17. Guyana crowned overall junior squash champions for 12th timeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    Alex Cheeks of Guyana exults after his hard fought four set win over Jasun Sairsingh which gave Guyana victory in the boys team event. Despite failing to win the girls team title Guyana yesterday retained the overall team title at the annual junior Maples Caribbean squash championships for an incredible and unprecedented 12th successive year.

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  18. Cooper paces T&T over WindwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana- Jamaica and Barbados both posted their second wins on the trot while Trinidad and Tobago rebounded from an opening round defeat, to also find the winning touch in the second round of the Twenty20 phase of the Regional Women's Championship on Friday. In matches played at the Guyana National Stadium, Jamaica brushed aside Leeward Islands by eight wickets, Barbados easily knocked over hosts Guyana by 49 runs while T&T clobbered Windward Islands by 73 runs.

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  19. Ahye holds off Fraser-Pryce for silverRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye and quarter-miler Deon Lendore matched the performance of thrower Keshorn Walcott on Friday, by also nabbing silver medals in their respective events as the Muller Anniversary Games of the IAAF Diamond League returned to The Stadium in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, yesterday. Ahye, the national sprint double champion, placed second in the women's 100 metres dash in a time of 10.99 seconds behind Ivory Coast's Marie-Josee Ta Lou, who matched her personal best run of 10.96 which she also clocked in the first round.

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  20. First T&T Strongman contest set for August 20Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Marcus Alex shows his strength at Grenada's Amateur Strongest Man Competition 2013. Photo courtesy Grenada Amateur Strongest Man Competition.

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