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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – Activist investor William Ackman’s New York-based hedge fund has amassed a $5.5 billion investment in Mondelez International (MDLZ), signaling that the maker of Oreo cookies, Ritz crackers and other popular snack brands could be a merger target amid food industry consolidation. Shares of Deerfield, Ill.-based Mondelez were up 0.50% at $46.52 in midday

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If anyone can look fetching, it’s St. Thomas supermodel Hannah Davis. The “Sports Illustrated” cover model stunner delivered an impressive reenactment of “Mean Girls” on social media — and it’s *basically* Oscar-worthy. Stars, they’re just like us. As in, some of them know every single line from Mean Girls. The

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Bievenidos is west of the Lighthouse Mission CHRISTIANSTED – A 30-year-old man was killed and a 24-year-old woman were injured when gunfire rang out near Bienvenidos Convenience Store just south and west of Time’s Square near the Lighthouse Mission in Christiansted last night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department.

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CHRISTIANSTED – Two armed black men wearing stocking caps to cover their faces held up the Kentucky Fried Chicken in Golden Rock late last night, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said they went to the KFC on Miracle Mile shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday because the 911

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LIVERMORE, California – The Czech Republic was never able to get over the hump and get over its troubles against St. Thomas on Wednesday, as the Czechs lost 7-5 at Max Baer Field after falling behind by three runs in the second inning. The Czech Republic scored on an RBI single by Ondrej Kalandra and a

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – For the sixth time in seven days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake occurred at 9:11 p.m. last night and registered 2.5 in

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FREDERIKSTED – A 77-year-old man was found dead in a white pickup truck early this morning near the Fish Market in town, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Police said received notification from the 911 Emergency Call Center at 5:52 a.m. today of a white pickup truck being submerged

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                        Rep. Stacey Plaskett WASHINGTON – Not everyone is excited about the Treasury Department’s decision to replace Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill. A group 64 lawmakers, including Rep. Stacey Plaskett, D-Virgin Islands have asked Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to keep Hamilton on the $10 bill, and instead replace President Andrew

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    CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Three people were arrested Saturday on charges ranging from grand larceny to assault and domestic violence, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department. Below are the three people who were arrested, the VIPD said: * On August 1, Clement Bruney, 51, of Anna’s Retreat, was

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U.S. Ambassador Thomas Daughton (right) presents the certificate while U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez looks on in the background in Namibia. CHARLOTTE AMALIE – One of the two federal judges for the U.S. District Court in St. Thomas has been keeping busy by training 14 magistrates in Africa. U.S. District

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