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Supermarket owner killed in robbery

Franklin Wong, the owner of Wing’s Supermarket in Diego Martin, was shot and killed after he attempted to fight back against bandits at his business place along the Diego Martin Main Road this morning. According to reports, Wong, 39, was at the cash register at around 10.30 am when two armed bandits entered the store and announced a hold-up. One ...

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Supermarket owner killed in robbery

Franklin Wong, the owner of Wing’s Supermarket in Diego Martin, was shot and killed after he attempted to fight back against bandits at his business place along the Diego Martin Main Road this morning. According to reports, Wong, 39, was at the cash register at around 10.30 am when two armed bandits entered the store and announced a hold-up. One ...

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Supermarket owner killed in robbery

Franklin Wong, the owner of Wing’s Supermarket in Diego Martin, was shot and killed after he attempted to fight back against bandits at his business place along the Diego Martin Main Road this morning. According to reports, Wong, 39, was at the cash register at around 10.30 am when two armed bandits entered the store and announced a hold-up. One ...

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One student wounded, 16-year-old boy in custody after school cafeteria shooting in Texas

One student wounded, 16-year-old boy in custody after school cafeteria shooting in Texas  Washington Post AP Exclusive: 6 new rules to prevent Oscars envelope gaffe  WPXI Pittsburgh 15-year-old girl shot at Texas school; boy, 16, arrested  Chicago Tribune Teen suspect shoots 15-year-old girl at Italy, Texas school  WFAA Update 1 Injured in Italy, Texas school shooting  Week Facts Full coverage

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Women Confront Larry Nassar in Court: ‘My Silence Ends Today’

Women Confront Larry Nassar in Court: ‘My Silence Ends Today’  New York Times As victims continue to speak out, three of USA Gymnastics’ top leaders resign over Larry Nassar scandal  Washington Post 3 board members quit USA Gymnastics as more Larry Nassar victims speak  Chicago Tribune Why we victim blame — and why Larry Nassar shows we shouldn’t  ESPN Full coverage

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Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen

Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen  Washington Post Live coverage: Senate moves toward ending government shutdown  The Hill Trump on deal to lift government shutdown: ‘I am pleased that Democrats have come to their senses’  USA TODAY The Democrats Relent  The Atlantic Senate Votes Overwhelmingly to End Government Shutdown  New York Times Full coverage

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Indarsingh: Retrenchment floodgates may have opened

  The reported retrenchment of over 200 jobs at the University of Trinidad and Tobago has caused Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh to wonder whether the Prime Minister’s promise of a moratorium on public-sector job losses had ended. Government had agreed to a moratorium until December 31, 2017, after a meeting with labour leaders last September. In a telephone interview ...

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Indarsingh: Retrenchment floodgates may have opened

  The reported retrenchment of over 200 jobs at the University of Trinidad and Tobago has caused Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh to wonder whether the Prime Minister’s promise of a moratorium on public-sector job losses had ended. Government had agreed to a moratorium until December 31, 2017, after a meeting with labour leaders last September. In a telephone interview ...

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Indarsingh: Retrenchment floodgates may have opened

  The reported retrenchment of over 200 jobs at the University of Trinidad and Tobago has caused Couva South MP Rudranath Indarsingh to wonder whether the Prime Minister’s promise of a moratorium on public-sector job losses had ended. Government had agreed to a moratorium until December 31, 2017, after a meeting with labour leaders last September. In a telephone interview ...

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