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Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers
Global News 1 hour

Families of Russian troops in Ukraine want answers

Questions are being raised by families of Russian servicemen about unexplained deaths and missing or captured soldiers said to be on military exercises.

Brazilian club promises to punish racist fans
Sports 1 hour

Brazilian club promises to punish racist fans

Brazilian club Gremio has promised to help identify and punish the fans who taunted a player in the latest case of racism to taint the national game.

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball
Global News 2 hours

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

President Barack Obama's possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections.

Loop News’ Five at Five
Jamaica News 2 hours

Loop News’ Five at Five

A round up of the top stories for Friday August 29, 2014.

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested
Global News 2 hours

Colombian accused in 5,000-plus killings arrested

Panamanian authorities say they have arrested a fugitive Colombian right-wing militia leader accused in more than 5,000 murders.

West Indies-Bangladesh T20 rained out
Sports 2 hours

West Indies-Bangladesh T20 rained out

The West Indies' one-off Twenty20 against Bangladesh was called off less than five overs in at Basseterre on Wednesday.

Ronaldo omitted from Portugal squad
Sports 2 hours

Ronaldo omitted from Portugal squad

Paulo Bento has omitted Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal's squad for their opening Euro 2016 qualifier due to concerns over his fitness.

Sean Paul to appear on American TV show finals
Entertainment 2 hours

Sean Paul to appear on American TV show finals

International Dancehall artiste Sean Paul will be performing on the Fox TV hit show So You Think You Can Dance.

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday
Business 3 hours

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Friday

Stocks ended higher Friday, propelling the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its fourth record-high close in five days.

Arsonist sent for psychiatric treatment
Kingston and St Andrew 3 hours

Arsonist sent for psychiatric treatment

Charado Smith, suspected arsonist, has been sent for additional psychiatric treatment after a report from his doctor said that he was not fit to plea.

Hot shots from International Taekwon-Do Federation World Cup
Loop Lens 3 hours

Hot shots from International Taekwon-Do Federation World Cup

Jamaica’s juniors yesterday won 10 medals at the International Taekwon-Do Federation World Cup in Montego Bay.

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine
Global News 3 hours

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine

Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped underground by a landslide in Nicaragua, but were not immediately able to rescue them.

Three trophies at stake at Caymanas Park on Saturday
Sports 3 hours

Three trophies at stake at Caymanas Park on Saturday

Back-to-back race meet returns to Caymanas Park this weekend with Saturday’s first day featuring three trophy races.

US citizens fined, imprisoned over cocaine
Jamaica News 3 hours

US citizens fined, imprisoned over cocaine

Three US citizens arrested at the Norman Manley International Airport earlier this month with cocaine have been sentenced.

Venus Williams runs out of steam at US Open
Sports 3 hours

Venus Williams runs out of steam at US Open

Sara Errani wagged her finger and cupped her hand to her ear for the U.S. Open fans who tried to will Venus Williams to victory.

Jamaican ends legal challenge to anti-sodomy law
Jamaica News 3 hours

Jamaican ends legal challenge to anti-sodomy law

A Jamaican gay rights activist who brought a legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law says he has withdrawn the case after growing fearful about safety.