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John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands since 1989. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

Breaking NewsIrregularitiesMilitary News

  WASHINGTON — Despite the furor over displays of the Confederate flag in South Carolina and other onetime secessionist states, the Pentagon does not intend to rename military installations named after Confederate generals or other officers. Some of the country’s biggest military bases, among them Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort

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Entertainment News

“Hedwig is the role of a lifetime” – Taye Diggs. Photo by Sebastian Mader premiering today via @peoplemag #HedwigOnBway [?][?]@tayediggsinsta begins July 22! A photo posted by HEDWIG ON BROADWAY (@hedwigonbway) on Jun 24, 2015 at 9:45am PDT Move over, Darren Criss — there’s a new diva on Broadway. People

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Entertainment News

  Shania Twain 3 stars June 24 at the Air Canada Centre. It seems that her two-year stint in Vegas has taught our Shania a few tricks of the performance trade. In the homegrown pop-country superstar’s first Toronto concert appearance in 11 years, and the first of three at the

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Breaking NewsHealth News

  The most recent five-year update of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans will be made official this fall, but a new report signals change may be afoot. If all goes well with the review process currently underway, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) will recommend lifting its previous restrictions

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Breaking NewsEnvironmental News

  People have always assumed that chlorine was the chemical devil behind their red, irritated eyes after a dip in the pool. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) annual healthy swimming report says that isn’t actually the case. The true cause, it says, is nitrogen in urine

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Breaking NewsEntertainment News

  Since its announcement at E3 2015, the mobile game Fallout Shelter has since become the number one app in the App Store for iOS devices. However, the Android version was not released alongside the iOS — not surprisingly — and fans have been wondering when it will release in

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Breaking NewsInternational NewsIrregularities

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms. Instead, he was caught by Saudi authorities

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GEOINT: Director of National Intelligence James Clapper identified China today as “the leading suspect” in the two sweeping hacks of the Office of Personnel Management, one day after NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers dodged the issue. In Clapper’s first answer to a question about who is responsible for the OPM

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Entertainment News

An X-Men/Fantastic Four crossover film may be in the works at 20th Century Fox. The Latino Review claims the studio believes a crossover would be a great idea if its Fantastic Four reboot is a hit. The deal allegedly isn’t set in stone, but it’s a project FOX is considering

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International News

  A town in northern part of Spain called Castrillo Matajudios, which translates to Camp Kill Jews or Kill Jews Fort, has changed its name. The village of roughly 50 residents, which is located 165 miles from Madrid, will now return to its historic name, Castrillo Mota de Judios, or

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