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Jackie Mittoo: Original beat-master – Jamaica Observer

Jackie Mittoo: Original beat-masterJamaica ObserverWHEN the sensational Sleng Teng beat was released in 1985, it gave birth to a flood of keyboard/producers who call the shots in dancehall to this day. Twenty years before the Sleng Teng, a pianist/orga...

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Prada goes jewel-crazy in Milan

Prada revisited the groovy seventies on the second day of Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, but failed to capture the frivolous spirit with a collection of over-jewelled and rigid creations.

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Shaw treble gets Reggae Youths underway – Jamaica Observer

Shaw treble gets Reggae Youths underwayJamaica ObserverMONTEGO BAY, St James — Teo Shaw opened the St James FA Division One season by scoring a hat-trick to guide Reggae Youths to a big 6-1 win over Hart Street at the UDC field on Tuesday. Shaw score...

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Kevin Rudd says ‘things have to change’ as he mounts leadership challenge

Australia’s former foreign minister, Kevin Rudd announces he will contest a leadership vote against Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, bringing to a head the bitter rivalry engulfing the minority government. 560 315 TelegraphPlayer_9102769 8:20AM GMT 24 Feb 2012 Mr Rudd, who was ousted by Gillard in June 2010, said he was the best person to lead the governing Labor Party ...

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EU expects eurozone to suffer mild recession

* Signs point to a 0.3% slowdown, largely because of debt-related austerity measures. ASSOCIATED PRESS Olli Rehn, a top European Commission economic official, is predicting that the 17-nation eurozone will have a modest recession this year, despite recent signs of stabilization. While the contraction is expected to be relatively severe in Greece, the overall slowdown should be tempered by growth ...

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That’s just not cricket! – Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Observer That's just not cricket!Jamaica ObserverBy Eva-Jean The West Indies Cricket Board is way out of line. Jamaica's patience has been stretched beyond the reasonable. Men with small minds concern themselves with people. Men with big minds look to the bigger picture. Chris Gayle's punishment is … and more »

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Higher gas prices cloud Obama’s re-election hopes

WASHINGTON – Soaring gasoline prices are threatening to undercut President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects and offering Republicans an easy target. With prices pushing $4 a gallon and threatening to go even higher, Obama sought Thursday to confront rising public anxiety and strike back at his GOP critics. “Only in politics do people root for bad news, do they greet bad ...

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India PM Manmohan Singh blames anti-nuclear protests on US NGOs

The Indian prime minister has blamed US non-governmental organisations for the delay in commissioning the Koodankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu state. Manmohan Singh told the prestigious Science journal that these groups did not appreciate India’s…

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Poll predicts Putin’s first-round election victory

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s leading independent polling company says Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is expected take victory in the presidential election in the first round. Levada Center’s chief Lev Gudkov said Friday that the latest poll data show that Putin may win up to 66 percent of ballots in the March 4 election. The data indicated that Putin has managed ...

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Pune sign Marlon Samuels for two years – Cricketnext.com

Cricketnext.com Pune sign Marlon Samuels for two yearsCricketnext.comPune: Pune Warriors have made their first signing of the season after returning to the Indian Premier League fold, signing West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels. Pune had boycotted the auction for the fifth season after owners Sahara Group, the Indian …Sahara Pune Warriors sign Marlon SamuelsNDTV all 6 news articles »

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