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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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  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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  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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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepBreaking NewsNational News

  It’s always easy to tell who is the strongest Republican candidate. How? The mainstream media goes after him — hard. That’s why more than a year ago, the New York Times set out on a mission to take down Chris Christie. The “paper of record” tied the New Jersey

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepNational News

WHY CHRIS CHRISTIE WILL BE THE NEXT POTUS A SUPER TUESDAY AWAY FROM DOUBLE DIGITS THE VIEW FROM THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS  By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press The fourteen Republicans running for president in 2016 are wise to try to make foreign policy the lead issue in the next

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  For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent. The difference this time is he has no plans to move again. The Cleveland Cavaliers star will not exercise a $21.6 million option on his contract for next season, a person with knowledge of the

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepNational News

  Donald Trump might be fired, but NBC is weak, the presidential hopeful said in an Instagram statement. The network dropped Trump’s Miss USA pageant Monday following offensive comments he made about immigration last week. He wrote he doesn’t care about being let go from NBC because he has more

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Art NewsAt VIFreepNational News

  The famous drip paintings come first so you know you’re in the right place. The classic Jackson Pollock images – a canvas completely covered with a lattice of enamel paint, a carefully controlled chaos resulting in a beautiful composition. Among the works on show at Tate Liverpool there’s “Tiger,”

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At VIFreepNational NewsSt. Croix News

  The $10 bill will soon feature a woman, and we are all in favor of women on bills. We have a strong contender to suggest. But first: Add our disgruntlement to the chorus. Why dump St. Croix’s Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary war hero, architect of our banking system, the “$10

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  BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) – Mary Prince has become a symbol of freedom in the 200 years since her death. Though she is known the world over as a West Indies slave whose raw narrative galvanized the abolition movement in the British Empire, there’s more to her story than the

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