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Apple Music enters the ring today, ready to fight streaming service competitors like Spotify, Pandora and Tidal for market share. But will it succeed? Apple is offering potential customers a free three-month trial of its services—30 million songs, a 24/7 global radio called Beats 1—featuring programs by Dr. Dre, Elton

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  Taipei (dpa) – The pilot flying a passenger plane that crashed into a river in Taipei earlier this year shut down a working engine just before the crash, a report released by Taiwan’s aviation authorities said Thursday. TransAsia flight GE235 crashed into the Keelung River two-and-a-half minutes after taking

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Board game Monopoly to become movie produced by Lionsgate, Hasbro Option Trading Partners Monopoly to become movie Breaking News – Monopoly, the popular property trading board game, is headed to big screen, Lionsgate and board game manufacturer Hasbro announced Wednesday. Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA award-winning writer/producer/director Andrew Niccol (“The Truman

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At VIFreepHumanitarian NewsTerritorial Affairs

  Twenty-three members of the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), have expressed solidarity with people in the global community standing in support of the human right to water, with particular mention of the dangers of privatisation of water in Lagos. The letter, whose signers represent half of the CBC, underscores

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepNational News

  PORTLAND, Maine — Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday President Obama is “dead wrong” for permitting the United States and Cuba to open embassies in their capital cities. The governor and Republican presidential candidate, speaking on the campaign trail in Maine, assailed Obama for the embassies opening after more than

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At VIFreepCaribbean News

President Barack Obama’s announcement that both Cuba and the United States will reopen their embassies is a major step towards normalising relations. They have been frozen since the early 1960s when the US broke links and imposed a trade embargo. Our correspondent Stefan Grobe said: “The new approach to Cuba

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepNational News

  What’s most worrisome about Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s xenophobic remarks about Mexicans is not that he actually made them, but the fact that they seem to have helped him among Republican voters nationwide. What’s more, the business tycoon’s tirade against Mexico and Mexicans was celebrated by some of

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At VIFreepSt. Croix News

CHRISTIANSTED – Calling them a “serious risk to the surrounding community,” the Virgin Islands Port Authority is banning the storage of tanks used to transport petrochemicals at the Gallows Bay Marine Facility effective August 1, according to VIPA. The ban applies to gasoline cylinders or tanks containing “petrochemicals, liquid propane

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsIrregularities

Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican power utility, creditors reach deal to cover $416 million payment Option Trading Partners Breaking News – The Puerto Rican power utility, also known as PREPA, reached a deal with its creditors to make its $416 million payment Wednesday. The deal between the involved parties also extends the

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