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Cow itch cleared from near Blackman and Gollop

Cow itch cleared from near Blackman and Gollop

The clean-up of cow itch infested lands to the east of the Blackman and Gollop Primary School got underway this morning. It took place under the supervision of the Ministry of the Environment and the…

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Bajan skis into second place

Bajan skis into second place

Barbadian free skier Victor White placed second today in the Europa Cup in Poland. His win saw him receive an outpouring of congratulatory messages, including one from Minister of Sports, John King….

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UPDATE 4-Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel’s call to work with Russia

* German leader questions U.S. strategy on Iran, Syria (Recasts with Pence, Merkel meeting, details) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/0k7pxm1U4Ns/update-4-pence-chastises-eu-rejects-merkels-call-to-work-with-russia-idUSL5N20B09M

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Former US Cardinal defrocked for sex crimes

Former US Cardinal defrocked for sex crimes

VATICAN CITY – Former United States Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said…

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Visa and Mastercard could raise interchange fees

According to a report from the WSJ, Visa and Mastercard are considering raising interchange fees on card transactions in the U.S. Visa and Mastercard generate most of their revenue from these small processing fees, and it could have implications for merchants and fintech startups. When you pay with a credit or debit card, merchants pay […]

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Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok’s Calvey until April

A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia’s biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in custody until April 13. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/Cerya1Mm47Y/russian-court-extends-custody-of-baring-vostoks-calvey-until-april-idUSKCN1Q50DZ

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UPDATE 2-Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok’s Calvey until April

* Russian court orders custody until April 13 (Adds details, quotes, writes through) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/CkSMCBd_c2s/update-2-russian-court-extends-custody-of-baring-vostoks-calvey-until-april-idUSL5N20B0DZ

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Uber sues NYC to contest cap on drivers

Uber filed a lawsuit against New York City, The Verge reported. The company wants to overturn New York City’s rule that caps the number of new ride-hailing drivers. Last summer, the city approved legislation that halts the issuing of new licenses to drivers for 12 months. It has been a multi-year fight between Uber and […]