Confirmed: Britain to legalize Gay Marriage





British legislators have approved gay marriage despite fierce opposition from members of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative party.

Members of the House of Commons - the lower House - voted on Tuesday by 400 to 175 to approve the draft law allowing same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales.

The move puts Britain on track to join the ten countries that allow same-sex couples to marry,



  
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"We are moving in the right direction" – PM Simpson-Miller

"We are moving in the right direction" – PM Simpson-Miller
Leader of the People’s National Party (PNP), Portia Simpson-Miller says her party is moving in the right direction, after she outlined the party’s performance since being in power. Mrs. Simpson-Miller who was speaking yesterday at the PNP’s 76th annual conference, stated that among the party’s achievements was halting the 14 consecutive quarters of negative growth, which she stated was inherited in January 2012. “We now have four consecutive quarters of growth,”---- “Jamaica is growing again. We are moving up! Jamaica Up!” said the Prime Minister. A copy of the entire speech from the PNP leader can be viewed below.
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Microsoft to purchase Mincecraft maker Mojang for $2.5B

Microsoft to purchase Mincecraft maker Mojang for $2.5B
Technology-giant Microsoft has purchased Swedish firm Mojang the makers of the popular video game Minecraft for $2.5 billion. The deal was announced by Xbox chief Phil Spencer. Minecraft allows players to build structures with retro Lego-style blocks, as well as explore a large map and battle other players. Microsoft’s acquisition of Mojang is expected to be completed by the end of the year.
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Costa Rica Coast Guard seize 1.5 tons of Ganja linked to Jamaica

1.5 tons of Ganja linked to Jamaica, has been seized by the Costa Rican coast guard. According to officials several bales of the weed was thrown overboard during a high speed chase in the Caribbean Sea. The chase was conducted by the DEA, after they received intelligence on Friday. No one was arrested in connection with the massive Ganja seizure.
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Disbarred attorney charged with fraudulent conversion

77-year-old Leyland Playfair a disbarred attorney of a Kingston 3 address, has been charged with fraudulent conversion by the Police. Reports are that a man was in the process of purchasing a St. Catherine property, when he retained the services of Playfair to conduct the process. The man reportedly paid Playfair $250,000 to pay-down on the deposit, but later found out that the elderly man used the funds to conduct personal business. Playfair reportedly paid back $150,000 but had not returned the remaining balance. A report was made to the Police, and Playfair was arrested and charged. A September 19 Court Date has been set for Playfair to answer to charges.
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Air France to cancel over half of its flights due to massive strike

A warning has been issued by Air France that it will cancel over half of its scheduled flights today, due to the start of a week-long strike by its workers. The strike described as the worst since 1998, has seen the airline calling on passengers to alter or postpone their flights. An investment plan by Air France is aimed at saving one billion Euros over the next several years. The airline says it will transfer most of its operations and jobs to low cost carrier Transavia. Meanwhile, pilots of Air France, seek better conditions in the announced plans by the airline.
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Ananda Alert activated for 14-yr-old Oracabessa girl

14-year-old Melisha Dyer of Days Mountain, Oracabessa, St. Mary has been missing since Wednesday, September 10. She is of dark complexion, slim build and is about 160 centimetres (5 feet 3 inches) tall. Contact the Oracabessa Police at 975-3233, Police 119 or Hear the Children’s Cry 929-0431, 294-8123, 294-8124, 822-0483, 294-8125. No photograph of Melisha Dyer was available.
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Cops implicated in Mario Deane’s death to face ID parade

Cops implicated in Mario Deane’s death to face ID parade
A series of identification parades involving Police Officers who were implicated after the beating death of Mario Deane are slated to face an identification parade today. The identification parades began last week, and according to Miguel Lorne, the attorney for the Deane family, he is slated to receive information from the INDECOM on the results of the ID parade.
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PNP 76th Annual Conference set for this weekend

The People’s National Party’s (PNP) 76th Annual Conference will be held from Friday September 19 to Sunday September 21, 2014 under the theme; ‘Accelerating growth, empowering the people; securing our nation’s future.’ In a press release, the PNP revealed that there will be two days of private session. Day 1, on Friday September 19, at the Chinese Benevolent Association commencing at 1 pm; and Day 2, on Saturday September 20, at Jamaica College commencing at 9:00am. The Public Session, at which Party President and Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Mrs Portia Simpson Miller, will be the guest speaker, will be held on Sunday September 21, at the National Arena, beginning at 10:00am.
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Jamaica Mad to Raas!

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When did it come to this? Where do we begin to look for answers? Turns out that these are deep rooted psychological problems. And what the good Professor Hickling has concluded, might in fact be right. Jamaicans are mad people.
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Successful Asian Leader says former Jamaican PM – “Ruinous”

Successful Asian Leader says former Jamaican PM – “Ruinous”
"(Jamaican) professionals felt they had no future"
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Controversy in London

The 30th Olympiad is very much underway and of course with big Games come big controversies. I have highlighted just a few of the notables below.
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9.63s - Asafa's Pain

  9.63s was the time that flashed on the clock inside the stadium in London. Less than 10s after the starter fired the gun, the Men’s
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Will Usain's 'Mobot' Pose After Winning the 4x100m Relay At The London 2012 Olympics Cost Him?

Trademarking a Pose, Can you? - Image and Branding The famous Mobot Pose - In honour of Mo Farah One of the biggest issues in the world
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J$3 Million Phone Bill for Government Minister ?

J$3 Million Phone Bill for Government Minister ?
A Cabinet Minister racked up an over JA$3 million cellular phone bill with taxpayers having to pony up the cash soon. The massive bill was
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"24 Things I wished I knew before getting pregnant"

So, I’m browsing the internet minding my own business when I stumbled upon new research which shows that women lose 90% of their eggs at
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