China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced “step-by-step” progress.

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All Saints, Hillaby rule Norris Zone

All Saints, Hillaby rule Norris Zone

The Anton Norris zone heavyweights, All Saints Primary, marched to their fifth straight boys title, but the girls toppled over when Hillaby Turners Hall ended their reign by five points yesterday at the…

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All Saints, Hillaby rule Norris Zone

The Anton Norris zone heavyweights, All Saints Primary, marched to their fifth straight boys title, but the girls toppled over when Hillaby Turners Hall ended their reign by five points yesterday at the…

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United by football

United by football

The face of football in Barbados and the Caribbean has forever been changed, as history has once again been created. The Argentina Football Association (AFA) and the Barbados Football Association (BFA)…

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United by football

The face of football in Barbados and the Caribbean has forever been changed, as history has once again been created. The Argentina Football Association (AFA) and the Barbados Football Association (BFA)…

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Draughtsmen happy with planning change

Draughtsmen happy with planning change

Architectural technicians are breathing a sigh of relief that they now have a wider scope of operation than was originally proposed in the new town and country planning laws. Amendments to the Planning…

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Draughtsmen happy with planning change

Architectural technicians are breathing a sigh of relief that they now have a wider scope of operation than was originally proposed in the new town and country planning laws. Amendments to the Planning…

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Okay for Buju

Okay for Buju

Special permission was granted for Buju Banton to perform here because his criminal conviction automatically disqualified him from gaining entry into Barbados. The 45-year-old Jamaican, whose real…

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Okay for Buju

Special permission was granted for Buju Banton to perform here because his criminal conviction automatically disqualified him from gaining entry into Barbados. The 45-year-old Jamaican, whose real…

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Host makes security pledge

Host makes security pledge

The administrator of one of the largest buy and sell pages on Facebook is today pledging his support to police after someone tried to sell a 9mm Beretta pistol on his page. The post, by someone with…

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Host makes security pledge

The administrator of one of the largest buy and sell pages on Facebook is today pledging his support to police after someone tried to sell a 9mm Beretta pistol on his page. The post, by someone with…

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Automakers brace for U.S. government report on import tariffs

A confidential Commerce Department report due to be sent to Donald Trump on Sunday is widely expected to clear the way for the U.S. president to threaten tariffs on imported autos and auto parts by designating the imports a national security threat, auto industry officials said on Friday.

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Starboard gauges Bristol-Myers shareholder support for Celgene deal

Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP has asked a proxy solicitor to probe the level of support among Bristol-Myers Squibb Co shareholders for the U.S. drug maker’s $74 billion deal to buy Celgene Corp, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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