After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans. “What I’ve found myself recently saying is this: ‘If it’s worth fighting for, it’s a fight worth having,’” the California Democrat and potential presidential candidate […]

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Illegal drugs recovered at airport

Female tourist in custody NASSAU, BAHAMAS – A female tourist was found in possession of suspected marijuana on Wednesday at the Lynden Pindling International airport. According to police reports, the incident happened shortly before 10:00 p.m. in the U.S. Customs hall. The tourist was arrested by Airport Division Officers and she is expected to be […]

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$350,000 in seed money for Junior Junkanoo

Seed funding to all schools registered to participate in the 2018-2019 Junior Junkanoo Parade is $350,000. The announcement came Monday from Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle, who gave remarks yesterday at the seed monies presentation. “I am pleased to advise that seed funding is being forwarded to administrators, district superintendents and our […]

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Asian stocks higher after Wall Street fall, Brexit approval

BEIJING (AP) — Most Asian stock markets gained Thursday after Wall Street fell and Britain’s Cabinet endorsed a draft agreement to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1 percent to 2,659.12 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng added 1 percent to 25,907.26. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 shed 0.2 percent to 21,803.62 and […]

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Idris Elba’s daughter named Golden Globe Ambassador

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Idris Elba’s daughter has been chosen as the Golden Globe Ambassador to assist with the glitzy awards ceremony. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday that 16-year-old Isan Elba will assume the ambassador title for the 76th annual Golden Globes Awards in January. Her 46-year-old father was named Sexiest Man Alive […]

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When it came to racism, the pen was Stan Lee’s superpower

Stan Lee was a seminal part of Miya Crummell’s childhood. As a young, black girl and self-professed pop culture geek, she saw Lee was ahead of his time. “At the time, he wrote ‘Black Panther’ when segregation was still heavy,” said the 27-year-old New Yorker who credits Lee with influencing her to become a graphic […]

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