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O-Wrap: Search on for escapees ... Argentina beaten 0-3 ... Six Klansman Gang members granted bail

Thursday, June 21, 2018

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In case you missed it, here are OBSERVER ONLINE's top 10 stories for today:
The police are reporting that two of four men who escaped from the Cross Roads Police Station lock-up yesterday have been recaptured.
The National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) has reported that alcohol, ganja and tobacco are the main substances being abused by adults and youth in Jamaica.
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has announced the formation of the National Culture Clubs of Jamaica, which will manage culture clubs in schools and communities.
Six reputed members of the Klansman Gang — a criminal outfit based in Spanish Town — were yesterday offered bail in the sum of $800,000 when they appeared in the St Catherine Circuit Court.
Lionel Messi's World Cup hopes hung by a thread today after Argentina were humbled 3-0 by Croatia on a dramatic day at the World Cup that saw the European side join France in the knockout rounds.
Lawmen assigned to the May Pen Criminal Investigations Branch (CIB) have commenced a probe into the circumstances surrounding the death of man at his home in Clarendon last night.
MUSLIM cleric Sheikh Abdullah el-Faisal, who is challenging his extradition to the United States on terrorism charges, suffered yet another delay in the hearing of his habeas corpus application in the Supreme Court on Monday.
Former Calabar High School star Michael O'Hara now at Racers Track Club, continues to struggle as he failed to advance from the preliminary round of the Mens' 100m at the Jamaica Athletics Administrative (JAAA) Supreme Ventures National Senior Championships (Trials) this morning.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has asked the Pentagon to prepare to house up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on military bases, a US official said today.
Authorities at Bogota's international airport have found 14 replica World Cup jerseys of Colombia's national team soaked with a total of 11 pounds (5 kilograms) of cocaine.
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