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Gas Prices To Decrease By $1.73

Effective tomorrow E10-90 gasoline will cost $116.87 and E10-87 gasoline will sell for $115.22 per litre, both decreasing by $1.73. Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel will cost $110.17 a litre after sliding by $2.18, while the price of Diesel will go down by $1.67 and sell for $101.93. Kerosene will decrease by $2.29 and cost $98.03. Propane will increase by $1.02 ...

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OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’ Leaps To #1 on Billboard Hot 100 Chart

OMI’s “Cheerleader” crowns the Billboard Hot 100, rising 2-1. The buoyant reggae/pop song replaces Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, after 12 weeks. “Cheerleader” joins the elite club of reggae hits that have crossed over to the Hot 100’s top spot.

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Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer To Win 3rd Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic got the better of Roger Federer at Wimbledon again. The defending champion outplayed Federer in four sets today to win his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam championship. In a repeat of last year’s final, won by Djokovic in five sets, the top-ranked Serb pulled away to beat the seven-time champion 7-6 (1), 6-7 (10), 6-4, 6-3.

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The Reggae Boyz Beat Canada 1-0 in Gold Cup Match

Reggae Boyz Captain Rudolph Austin powered an injury time header into the net to extend Jamaica’s unbeaten run in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Competition after they defeated Canada 1-0. The Reggae Boyz had numerous attempts to score but poor finishing and last ditch tackles by Canada thwarted them. Jamaica are now top of Group B with 4 points from two ...

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Serena Williams Wins Sixth Wimbledon

Serena Williams beat Spain’s Garbine Muguruza to win Wimbledon for the sixth time and complete the ‘Serena Slam’ as the holder of all four major titles. The 33-year-old American won 6-4 6-4 on Centre Court to claim her 21st Grand Slam title and third of 2015. Williams withstood a late fightback from 20th seed Muguruza to take the win in ...

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Asafa Powell Settles For Second in 100m Lausanne Diamond League

Justin Gatlin easily defeated Asafa Powell and Tyson Gay in a 100m in Lausanne, Switzerland, today. Gatlin, five years removed from a four-year doping ban, clocked 9.75s for the victory. Powell finished in a time of 9.92s ahead of Tyson Gay, also a drug cheat of the United States, who also clocked 9.92s.

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Reggae Boyz and Costa Rica Draw 2-2 in Gold Cup Match

Jamaica battled back bravely after giving up an early lead, to secure an exciting 2-2 draw with Costa Rica in their opening Group B match of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at StubHub Center in California, USA, yesterday evening. Garath McCleary (13th) & Joel McAnuff (48th) scored for Jamaica. Roy Miller (33rd) & David Ramirez (37th) netted for Costa Rica. Jamaica ...

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Gas Prices To Go Up By $0.93 Cents

Effective tomorrow E10-90 gasoline will cost $118.60 and E10-87 gasoline will cost $116.95 per litre, both increasing by $0.93 cents. Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel will cost $112.35 per litre after dropping by $1.98, while the price of Diesel will go down by $2.14 and will sell for $103.60. Kerosene will decrease in price by $2.22 to cost $100.32. Propane will ...

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Jamaicans Will Start Paying Less Income Tax Next Year

Jamaicans will be paying less income tax from next year. The Senate has passed the Income Tax (Amendment) Act, 2015, that will facilitate the provision of an additional J$35,568 (US$305) in tax-free income for workers, effective January 1, 2016. The Bill, which was passed with four amendments, provides for an increase in the personal income tax threshold and will make ...

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Bill Cosby Admitted To Getting Drugs & Drugging One Woman For Sex

Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and he admitted giving the sedative to at least one woman and “other people”, according to documents obtained today by The Associated Press. The AP had gone to court to compel the release of the documents; ...

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