Holness felt he had Opposition backing for ATI extension

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday said that he decided on extending the waiting time for releasing Cabinet information into the public domain as he had expected support from the Opposition.

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Increased tax revenues boost 2019/20 budget

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FINANCIAL Secretary Darlene Morrison says that increased revenues are primarily responsible for a $4.6 billion boost in the fiscal space available for non-debt expenditure in the new 2019/20 supplementary estimates, tabled in Parliament last month.

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Participants hail tour of Canadian

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THE opportunity to tour universities in Canada as part of a learning experience was not lost on students and guidance counsellors who recently visited nine institutions in both Toronto and Nova Scotia provinces; an experience they said was “very informative”.

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World War II-era bomber crashes; 7 reported dead

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CONNECTICUT, USA (AP) — A World War II-era plane with 13 people aboard crashed and burned at the Hartford airport after encountering mechanical trouble on take-off Wednesday, killing seven of them.The four-engine, propeller-driven B-17 bomber struggled to get into the air and slammed into a maintenance building at Bradley International Airport as the pilots circled back for a landing, officials and witnesses said.

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‘No force can stop the progress of China’

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BEIJING, China — Thousands of flag-waving Chinese, state officials, visitors, and specially invited guests of the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) gathered in Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Tuesday to observe and celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the nation.

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U-turn

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THE Andrew Holness-led Administration has rejected claims that it bowed to public pressure and decided to withdraw a resolution seeking to extend, from 20 to 70 years, the waiting period for public access to some Cabinet documents.

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Employee kills 4 cops in knife attack at Paris police HQ

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PARIS, France (AP) — An administrator armed with a knife attacked officers inside Paris police headquarters yesterday, killing at least four before he was fatally shot, officials said.Police union official Loic Travers told reporters the attack appeared to have started in an office and continued elsewhere in the large police compound across the street from Notre Dame Cathedral.The number of people injured was not immediately clear.

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GOP veterans of Clinton’s impeachment urge caution on Trump

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WASHINGTON, DC, USA (AP) — Some have regrets. A few can’t talk about it. Others would do it all again.But the Republicans who carried out President Bill Clinton’s impeachment in 1998 are unanimous in urging caution and restraint as Congress embarks on yet another impeachment struggle, this time over accusations that President Donald Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate his political rival Joe Biden and Biden’s son.

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What are the best natural treatments for PCOS?

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Natural treatments and lifestyle changes, such as diet changes, supplements, and herbal remedies, may help with the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Learn what the research says here.

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Quo Vadis Jamaica

Observer on October 4th, 2019 | File Under Commentary -

The independence macroeconomy has two phases; before and after Portia & Peter-2012 to now. Before Peter, debt to GDP went awry but with his fiscal discipline continued by Andrew debt is below 100 per cent and green shoots appear. Jamaica will be prosperous; maybe not in my lifetime so Andrew must leverage the recovery now or post-2021 he may not have this option. So let’s reason a bit!

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