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Court quashes decision to disbar attorney Owen Clunie, sends back case to Legal Council
Clunie was struck from the roll of attorneys last October by the General Legal Council after allegedly failing to pay over funds he had received from a client.

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Today's Issue Published: Thursday | July 31, 2014
Lead Stories

Dirty-money fight - New Orders place 'high-risk' professionals under increased scrutiny
ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW and public accountants are among five professionals and owners in the gaming sector that will now be subject to reporting requirements under the Financial Investigation Act (FID) and the Proceeds of Crime Act ...

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News

Professor Ivan Goodbody - Priceless adopted son of Jamaica
WHEN THE Irish-born, Scottish-educated Professor Emeritus Ivan Goodbody died in Aberdeen, Scotland, on April 16, he had spent half of his life in Jamaica and 44 of his 50 years of work rendering...

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Business

US economy grew at a strong 4% rate in spring
After a dismal winter, the United States (US) economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast four per cent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.The rebound reported Wednesday by the Commerce...

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Sports

Bolt in controversy at Commonwealth Games
GLASGOW, Scotland (CMC):A row has broken out in Glasgow over comments a newspaper claimed were made by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to describe the Commonwealth Games currently under way. The Times reporter, Katie Gibbons, claims Bolt told her...

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Commentary

EDITORIAL - Perverse morality in Gaza
There is something deeply perverse about Israel's latest military operation in Gaza. And its immorality is worsened by the permissiveness of the Jewish state's critical sponsor, the United States, and that country's president, Barack Obama....

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Letters

LETTER OF THE DAY - The purpose of human life
THE EDITOR, Sir: Gleaner columnist Keiran King speculated about the purpose of human life, et al, in his column on Wednesday, July 30.

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Entertainment

D-Day for promoters ... but delinquents who fail to register will face no consequences
TODAY IS the deadline for event promoters to sign up with the National Registry of Entertainment, but a senior minister is declaring that no consequence will flow from non-registration....

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Food

Digging in for charity
The crashing waves and blue torquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea provided the perfect setting for the recent fundraising dinner for the St Ann-based charity The Animal Shelter. For the fifth consecutive year, Jim and Darcy Fangman were the highest bidders...

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Social

Something extra
It's Thursday and, as Hollywood soaks up our blessed sand, sun and sea, we have the Extra highlights of their Jamaican 'vacay'.....

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International

Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 17
NEW DELHI, India (AP):Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India yesterday, killing at least 17 people as it swept away scores of houses and possibly...

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