Confirmed: 67 police officers held, 2 police stations seized in Kiev by protesters





Video footage has emerged of protesters leading police officers through their camps in Kiev after they were captured during clashes in Ukraine. A truce reached between President Viktor Yanukovych, and Opposition leaders broke down as around 33 persons were killed in renewed clashes. Meanwhile, radicals seized two district police stations in the Ukranian capital and blocked an army unit according to a police release.



  
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29-yr-old man shot dead in Seaforth

29-year-old Labourer Peter Faley was shot and killed by unknown assailants in a section of Seaforth, St. Thomas. Faley was reportedly at home sometime after 9 pm on Friday with his girlfriend, when he heard strange sounds coming from outside. The labourer went to investigate, when several explosions were heard. His body was later found with several gunshot wounds to the abdomen. A motive for the killing has not been ascertained.
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Dwayne Vaz declared winner as candidate for Central Westmoreland seat - PNP

Dwayne Vaz has been declared the winner of today's selection process as the candidate for the Central Westmoreland seat, the People's National Party announced in a press release today. Vaz garnered 329 votes to 245 votes for Attorney-at-Law Michael Erskine. According to the PNP. one ballot was declared spoilt at the selection process. The process which was presided over by Region 5 Chairman, Wensworth Skeffrey was declared “incident free”.
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MOCA arrests another Police Officer in Corruption probe

For the second time in less than a week detectives from the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) have arrested a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for reasonable suspicion of breaches of the Corruption Prevention Act. The Policeman who is attached to a Corporate Area Division was arrested on Thursday October 16, 2014 during a sting operation in Kingston. Allegations are that the lawman, purporting to be a Sergeant attached to another Corporate Area Division, made contact with a teacher, claiming that he is investigating a case involving breaches of the Sexual Offences Act which was reported against the teacher. The Policeman reportedly solicited Two Hundred Thousand Dollars ($200,000) from the teacher in order to dispose of the alleged case file. MOCA was alerted and a sting operation carried out, during which a courier who was sent to collect the money was detained. Further investigation by the team led to the arrest of the policeman. A case file is now being prepared for submission to the Director of Public Prosecutions for a ruling on the matter.
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St. James Carpenter found dead with several chop wounds

Karl Fletcher a Carpenter of Spring Farm District was found dead in a section of Tower Hill, St. James yesterday. Fletcher was found at 7 am, by his relatives who conducted a search after he could not be located. The Carpenter's body which was found in a ravine, had several chop wounds. A motive for the killing has yet to be established.
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Gun, ammo among items seized by Central Village Police

Lawmen attached to the Central Village Police Station seized several illegal items during a raid at a property located in Windsor Heights, st. Catherine yesterday. According to the Police, a shot gun, five 12-gauge cartridges, two M16 magazines with 29 rounds, a M16 magazine holster, a ballistics vest, helmet, three knives, four mobile phones, one pair of binoculars, and a small quantity of Ganja were seized. A number of persons were taken into custody, but they were later released.
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Infant crushed to death by truck in St. Elizabeth

One-year-old Navaro Moss of Gayes Land District was crushed to death by a truck which ran over him in a section of Nain, St. Elizabeth. According to the Police, sometime after 5 pm on Friday, the driver of a Isuzu truck was reversing along a thoroughfare, when the toddler was run over. He was rushed to hospital, and his death confirmed. The Police are continuing their investigations into the incident.
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Guyanese Nat'l threatens legal action for denial of entry to Jamaica

Gerald Anthony Perreira a Guyanese national, has threatened to take legal action after he was informed that he was denied entry into Jamaica. Perreira a Guyanese Muslim leader, was removed from a flight in Antigua that was en-route to Jamaica. The Guyanese national was hoping to attend the 19th celebration of the Million Man March in Kingston. Mr. Perreira stated, that while on his way to Jamaica to participate in the Million Man March celebrations, he was ordered off a flight in Antigua and Barbuda, and informed that Jamaican authorities had denied him entry. A statement was released by the National Security Ministry confirming the incident, and it said that the process of denying a person entry is part of standard operating procedures to safeguard the country's borders.
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Donors at Cairo summit pledges $5.4bn for Palestinians

International donors have pledged $5.4bn (£3.4bn) for the Palestinians at a conference in Cairo. The announcement was made by the Norwegian Foreign Minister, Boerge Brende,
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Toddler dies of Enterovirus in Michigan

A Michigan toddler died on Friday (October 10) of enterovirus-68. The virus has swept across 45 states and forced hundreds of children to be hospitalized. Madeline Reid
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US preparing for more Ebola cases

Ebola could infect more US health workers, a senior US official leading the effort to contain the virus has said. An Official from the Centres
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Taliban attack on military convoy leaves 14 Afghan soldiers and police dead

Government officials in Afghanistan says Taliban insurgents have killed 14 Afghan National Security forces, including two policemen in northern Afghanistan. Gov. Abdul Jabar Haqbeen told CNN that about 180 Afghan security forces were traveling in a convoy Sunday (October 12) when more than 200 Taliban fighters attacked them in a very remote part of Sar-e-Pul province. The Taliban captured six soldiers, 17 others were injured, and 23 Taliban insurgents were killed in the fighting, Haqbeen said. Also on Sunday, a suicide attack in Wardak province killed 14 people, including nine civilians.
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Former Chelsea ace Michael Essien denies having Ebola

Former Chelsea FC midfielder Michael Essien has denied rumours that he contracted the deadly Ebola virus. Essien was forced to address the rumours which began on the Social Media microblogging site Twitter yesterday but he has downplayed any such fears. 'I'm very fit and very healthy,' he stated on Instagram. 'No truth in the internet rumours that I have contracted Ebola.' 'I'm well & will be training as usual tomorrow.The Ebola virus is a very serious issue and people shouldn't joke about it. 'Whoever wrote this article is very unprofessional and insensitive...!!!#Jahbless.' The Ghana international is currently plying his trade for Italian giants, AC Milan.
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Forged credit card used at local hotel leads to arrest of 2 British nationals

38-year-old Chantelle Mulrain and her 17-year-old daughter, both British nationals were arrested and charged for allegedly using a forged credit card while booked in at a hotel in Jamaica. The British nationals are accused of checking into the hotel on October 8, where they spent two nights and consumed meals which cost US$1,600 using the forged credit card. The forged credit card was discovered by the hotel manager who summoned the Police. Both British nationals were then arrested and charged for obtaining credit by fraud. Both are booked to appear in Court on October 14.
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Ananda Alert activated for 13-yr-old Spanish Town girl

13-year-old Shauna-Lee Givans, otherwise called ‘Shan Shan’, of Riversdale, Spanish Town, St. Catherine has been missing since Monday, October 6. Shauna- Lee is of brown complexion, medium built and is about 122 centimetres (4 feet). Contact the Riversdale Police at 903-7541, Police 119 or Hear the Children’s Cry 929-0431, 294-8123, 294-8124, 822-0483, 294-8125.
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Jamaica Mad to Raas!

Image courtesy of  www.ridoutphoto.com
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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