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PPP/C walks out of Parliament over estimates decision

-Edghill suspended for four sittings, charged with breaching barricade

Juan Edghill (left) in the Brickdam Police Station this morning. (Keno George photo) PPP/C Members of Parliament this morning walked out of the Committee of Supply following Chairman Dr.

New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – New Zealand’s bowlers steadily chipped away at the West Indies lineup to record a ruthless 240-run victory shortly before tea on the fourth day of the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Tuesday to wrap up a 2-0 series sweep.

Explosion rocks New York commuter hub, suspect in custody

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – A Bangladeshi man with a homemade bomb strapped to his body set off an explosion at a New York commuter hub during rush hour today, wounding himself and three others in what New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called an attempted terrorist attack.

NZ on course for series sweep

(ESPN) New Zealand’s stranglehold on the Hamilton Test grew tighter on day three, as they piled on the runs to set West Indies 444 to chase, and claimed two wickets before stumps to begin the victory push.

Shillingford shines in historic tie against Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana,  CMC – Ex-West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford snatched his 40th five-wicket haul as Windward Islands Volcanoes stunned leaders Guyana Jaguars, to earn the first tie in 152 years for the regional first class championship here today.

Fraudster #2 claims ties to CJ

(Trinidad Guardian) A male hairdresser who along with his aunt were conned of $8,500 for Housing Development Corporation (HDC) houses says the man who defrauded them told him Chief Justice Ivor Archie was his contact to obtain the units.

NZ in firm control of second Test against Windies

(ESPN) Trent Boult and Tim Southee pillaged 61 runs together at the start of the day, then claimed two wickets apiece, and held one spectacular catch each, as they set off and then perpetuated West Indies’ dramatic decline on a rain-interrupted day.

Windies fast bowlers spoil NZ’s good start

(ESPN) A measured 84 from Jeet Raval, and a Colin de Grandhomme blitz bookended New Zealand’s day, but it was West Indies’ quicks who made the best of it, starting off slowly, then working themselves into a fine rhythm by stumps.

Guards hold key in Piarco heist probe

(Trinidad Guardian) Preliminary investigations into Wednesday’s $5.5 million heist at the Piarco International Airport have revealed employees there may have had support from co-conspirators with military training, police said yesterday.

AFC expresses deep concern over sugar workers

Under criticism for not standing up to its founding principles in the governing coalition or representing its constituencies, the Alliance For Change today expressed deep concern for the welfare of sugar workers.