Arizona: Phoenix serial killer suspect arrested

Police in the US state of Arizona say a man arrested last month is responsible for a series of deadly shootings in Phoenix last year. Aaron Saucedo, 23, had already been charged with murder in connection with a killing in August 2015, police say. Now he has been linked to the deaths of eight other […]


Morning update via Barbados Today May 8, 2017

The Finance Minster says this year’s budget will be tabled by mid May. The AG wants the causes of deviant behaviour among students examined. Consumers are paying more for gas but less for diesel, kerosene and LPG Share :


Trump travel ban: Appeals court takes first look at revised order

President Trump’s revision of his controversial executive order imposing a travel and refugee ban on certain countries will get an important legal test on Monday, when a federal appeals court in Virginia weighs whether the administration overstepped its authority. At issue is whether the ban violates the Religion Clause of the First Amendment, the Due […]


Five reasons why Macron won the French election

Emmanuel Macron has triggered a political earthquake in French politics. A year ago, he was a member of the government of one of the most unpopular French presidents in history. Now, at 39, he has won France’s presidential election, defeating first the mainstream centre left and centre right and now the far right as well. […]


Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian city of Montreal due to flooding caused by torrential rains and melting snow. The measure was declared on Sunday afternoon and will remain in place for 48 hours, city officials said. Across the province of Quebec, in Canada’s east, nearly 1,900 homes have already been […]


Morning update via Barbados Today May 4, 2017

UWI students respond to the planned hike in tuition fees from September this year. Founder of the Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson wants government to treat marijuana use as a health matter and not a legal issue. Share :


Putin: Trump backs plan to establish safe zones in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he had a “very good” conversation over the phone with President Trump, and that his U.S. counterpart agreed to a proposal to establish Syrian safe zones to protect civilians in the war-torn country. Bloomberg reported that Putin made the remarks after he had a conversation with the Turkish leader […]

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