Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Friday | February 13, 2009
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UNITED STATES - Obama lauds Lincoln for unity efforts
WASHINGTON (AP): President Barack Obama praised Abraham Lincoln for his conviction that a divided nation could be made whole at a gala Wednesday night, capping a day when congressional leaders agreed on a compromise...

VIETNAM - Gov't continues talks with Vatican to rebuild ties
HANOI, Vietnam (AP):Vietnam and the Vatican will take ongoing talks about re-establishing diplomatic relations to a higher level next week, when a Church delegation meets with Foreign Ministry...

INDONESIA - Quake sparks tsunami warning
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP): A powerful earthquake off eastern Indonesia briefly triggered a tsunami warning yesterday, causing a stampede of residents to higher ground. Hundreds of buildings were damaged and at least 42 people injured, some seriously...

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