Chris Gayle’s inclusion will enhance Jamaica’s chances – Cricket Country

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ESPNcricinfo.com Chris Gayle’s inclusion will enhance Jamaica’s chancesCricket Country“The Jamaica Cricket Association sought approval for Gayle to replace the injured McCarthy,” said a statement from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Thursday. “The WICB Caribbean T20 2013 Technical Committee approved the replacement.” Gayle was …Gayle arrives to boost Jamaica’s chancesTrinidad […]

Minaj, Carey fail to boost “American Idol” audience

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The audience for “American Idol” slumped 19 percent to 17.9 million viewers, its lowest season opener, despite the debut of judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban, according to early ratings data released on Thursday. The two-hour premiere of the show’s 12th season on Fox […]

“Dear Abby” advice columnist Pauline Phillips dead at 94

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(Reuters) – Pauline Phillips, the “Dear Abby” newspaper columnist who dished out advice to millions of confused, troubled and lovesick readers in America and around the world, has died at the age of 94, her daughter said on Thursday. Phillips, whose twin sister Esther wrote the rival “Ask Ann Landers” […]

“Diff’rent Strokes” star Conrad Bain dies at 89

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Conrad Bain, best known for his role on the 1970s and ’80s television comedy “Diff’rent Strokes” as a wealthy, white New Yorker who adopts two young black boys from Harlem, has died at age 89, his daughter said on Wednesday. Bain, who starred opposite the […]

Taleban to step up attacks on Afghan forces

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RUSSELS ‘ Committed to withdrawal in 2014, NATO’s Afghan strategy faces a serious test in coming months with the Taleban expected to step up attacks on local forces taking over security, a senior NATO officer said on Thursday. US-led NATO forces are handing over more and more duties as the […]

Countdown Begins To Caribbean’s Next Top Model™

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CaribPR Wire, New York, NY, Thurs Jan. 17, 2013: The wait for the most anticipated television show in the Caribbean is over. Caribbean’s Next Top Model™,’ (CNTM), the Caribbean’s own version of CBS’s internationally renowned  ‘Next Top Model™’ format, is set to begin airing across over 25 Caribbean countries on […]

PM promises fight – Barbados Advocate

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CNN InternationalPM promises fightBarbados Advocate1/18/2013. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is not happy about the recent large subsidies given to the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico in relation to rum production, which has left Barbados and other C…