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Sarah Palin jabs Washington Post over fake Al Jazeera story

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Sarah Palin, ever-eager to skewer the “lamestream media,” took Washington Post blogger Suzi Parker to task Tuesday after the writer mistakenly claimed the former Alaska governor was hired by the TV network Al Jazeera America. Parker, who writes for the She The People blog, cited the satirical news site the Daily Currant in a story that ...

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Furs, beading, tuxedo jackets feature big in NY fashion shows

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Furs, richly beaded gowns and tuxedo jackets were all over the runways at New York Fashion Week on Tuesday as designers opted for feminine elegance in their fall and winter 2013 collections. Deep V-necks, draping and long-sleeve gloves were in abundance, along with brocades in muted as well as rich colors and plenty of black. Badgley ...

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Super! Super! Super!

Masqueraders, spectators and even politicians chanted “Super, Super, Super” all day long on Carnival Tuesday to the undisputed High Priest of Soca, Austin “SuperBlue” Lyons’ runaway hit “Fantastic Friday”, setting him on course to a historic ninth victory in the Road March race.

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Chelsea’s Frank Lampard signs new deal: writing children’s books

LONDON (Reuters) – English soccer player Frank Lampard is using his experiences on the field and at home with his own family to carve out a new career – writing children’s books. The 34-year-old midfielder, whose contract with London club Chelsea expires in June, has signed a deal with publisher Little, Brown Books for Young Readers to write five books ...

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‘Consensus’

MEMBERS of the People’s Partnership Government and the Opposition People’s National Movement (PNM) appeared to have a consensus yesterday that the 2013 Road March title would go to Austin “SuperBlue” Lyons with his infectious “Fantastic Friday.”

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I am in shock

ARCHBISHOP of Port-of-Spain Joseph Harris yesterday said Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement that he would resign as leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholic-strong faith, had caught him totally by surprise and left him in shock.

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South play mas

DESPITE a lengthy time lapse between bands passing in front of judges in San Fernando yesterday, masqueraders gave spectators costumes in a variety of colours as Carnival 2013 reached its climax.

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Mac Farlane’s Joy

MAS MAN Brian Mac Farlane yesterday painted the Queen’s Park Savannah stage, literally leaving his mark. Mac Farlane’s band Joy - the Finale – billed as his last ever Carnival band presentation – turned the stage into a kaleidoscope of orange, blue, green, yellow, purple, pink and red. But not satisfied with this, when the band had finished its hour-long presentation, Mac Farlane came on stage, took off his hat, bowed and then dipped a paintbrush into a small tin of white paint.

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Bands flowed downtown

The Downtown judging point at South Quay, Port-of-Spain, was buzzing with activity from as early as 9 am as close to 30 bands crossed the stage up until 3 pm.

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Trinidad and Tobago: Slow Start to J’ouvert Celebrations in Port-of-Spain – Atlanta Black Star


Atlanta Black Star

Trinidad and Tobago: Slow Start to J'ouvert Celebrations in Port-of-Spain
Atlanta Black Star
Race Politics, Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean It was a slow morning at the downtown Carnival judging point at South Quay, Port-of-Spain, yesterday morning as few J'ouvert bands graced the stage. In fact, three hours into the Parade of the J'ouvert ...

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