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At VIFreepIrregularitiesNational NewsSt. Croix News

  Allen Stanford, a former St. Croix resident who was convicted in 2012 of running a massive global Ponzi scheme that rivals the Madoff scandal, says he is the victim of an illegal prosecution, and “the clearest of assaults on the U.S. Constitution.” The comments come in Stanford’s formal appeal of his

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Black History NewsNational NewsSt. Croix News

The following editorial about St. Croix’s Alexander Hamilton appeared in the Chicago Tribune: ——— Political decisions often are about standing on the right side of history, which is why South Carolina is confronting its treatment of the Confederate battle flag. So here’s a related choice: Should America stand with a

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At VIFreepNational NewsSports News

  Behind another huge performance from former Rutgers star Carli Lloyd, the USA advanced into the Women’s World Cup final by defeating top-ranked Germany, 2-0, Tuesday night in Montreal. RELATED: World Cup soccer coverage Lloyd scored the first goal of the match by converting a penalty kick to put the

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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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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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National NewsTerritorial Affairs

  CASCADE, Colorado — Matt Stys funnels a mound of finely-ground God?s Gift, a sativa strain of marijuana, into his multi-colored glass bowl and takes a hit. ?It allows the images and all of things in your head to lose focus and drift away for a while,? says Stys as

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At VIFreepBusiness NewsNational NewsPuerto Rico NewsSt. Croix NewsTerritorial Affairs

  The Virgin Islands is implementing public-private partnerships that benefit our territory and the United States. In the middle of a recession, the territory’s leaders should be commended for keeping companies in America, generating significant direct and indirect economic activity, preventing thousands of government layoffs and funding construction of roads

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepNational NewsSt. Croix News

  “Tea party” activists are exhibiting a fervor for budget cuts not seen in years, pushing to slash everything from Social Security to unemployment benefits in their drive to cut the burgeoning federal debt. But while applauding their budget-cutting zeal, economists are divided over whether their prescription is good medicine

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsNational News

  PHILADELPHIA — It was a murder on the New Jersey Turnpike — stunning violence near the New Brunswick exit. Now, decades after Black Liberation Army leader Joanne Chesimard was sentenced for the 1973 killing of a state trooper, escaped prison and surfaced in Cuba in 1984, she is first

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At VIFreepBreaking NewsBusiness NewsCaribbean NewsNational NewsSt. Croix News

  CHRISTIANSTED – Forty years after President Gerald Ford banned the export of crude oil from the United States amid supply worries, momentum is building to remove the restriction – and some of the benefits could spill into Caribbean oil refining-countries. With more Iranian oil re-entering the market if sanctions

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