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PM COMMITMENT TO HELPING NEW OWNERS: Minnis unveils range of dealerships to kick off homebuilding explosion

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis. By RASHAD ROLLE Principal journalist of the Tribune [email protected] PREMIER Dr Hubert Minnis said if re-elected the Free National Movement would offer housing concessions to all new Bahamian landlords who build owner-occupied housing worth 300,000. $ or less. “This applies whether you intend to build …

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In Turkey, a water tomb becomes a park

A pre-dawn thunderstorm had purified the air and brought comfortable temperatures after days of 100-degree heat. As we exited the port of Seddulbahir, I could see, on the Asia Minor side of the Dardanelles, the hilltop site of the ruins of ancient Troy – first excavated by Heinrich Schliemann in …

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The 15 best spy movies of all time

Just six months after “Goldfinger” and nine before “Thunderball,” James Bond co-producer Harry Saltzman came up with a much less exotic alternative for audiences exhausted by ejection seats and the great adventure. Harry Palmer, unnamed in Len Deighton’s novels, longs for even a low-level adventure. Freshly ground coffee is its …

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Whitecaps come home with 2-1 win over LAFC

Vancouver Whitecaps Cristian Dajome, above, and Los Angeles FC’s Mamadou Fall collide during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver on Saturday, August 21, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS / Darryl Dyck Vancouver Whitecaps coach Marc Dos Santos knows there is work to be done – running for …

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NYCFC advocate fined for beautification

New York City FC defenseman Maxime Chanot (4) directs the ball away from his goal against Toronto FC defenseman Omar Gonzalez during the second half of MLS soccer action in Kissimmee, Fla. On Sunday 26 July 2020. Chanot was fined for “simulation” / embellishment “in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against Toronto …

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Find a way back from suicide

I had written about my mother, a memory of our lives together. She was a terrible alcoholic. The manuscript looked like a betrayal. It was in April 2006. I was sick of suicide. I let myself hang from the fire escape and almost fell from the roof of my building. …

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