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SAN JUAN — Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate. These four hurricanes brought death and destruction to parts of the United States and the Caribbean last year. Those names will no longer be used for future hurricanes. An international committee of the World Meteorological Organization officially retired these names. Usually, a

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Te’Myah and her father, Travis L. Plummer JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Police identified the body of a girl found in a suitcase near train tracks in New Jersey as a missing girl from Virginia, according to a release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s office. The exact cause of Te’Myah Layauna

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Root, root, root for the … international offshore holding corporation? The Miami Marlins are claiming corporate citizenship in the British Virgin Islands in an effort to have a federally appointed arbitrator take over the lawsuit by Miami and Miami-Dade County to recover a share of the profits from Jeffrey Loria’s $1.2

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Governor Kenneth Mapp (left) stands next to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma. WASHINGTON — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he and “his team” were back at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday to continue

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump called U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Kenneth Mapp “the President of the Virgin Islands” six months ago. On Wednesday, in a bill signing ceremony inside the Oval Office, President Trump referred to Mapp as “Governor Kenneth Mapp of Michigan.” “I also want to thank Governor Kenneth

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SAN JUAN — A small mountain town in central Puerto Rico whose economy depended heavily on manufacturing announced today it will dismiss 200 employees in the largest layoff of its kind in the U.S. commonwealth in more than a decade. Cidra spokeswoman Eunice Castro said that it is necessary to

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WASHINGTON — In a joint press conference with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, Governor Kenneth Mapp said today that the territory will receive $1.6 billion in additional Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funding to repair and rebuild private and public housing, and for

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SAN JUAN — Federal agents in Puerto Rico have arrested reggaeton singer Kendo Kaponi on charges of armed burglary and assault in Florida. Police said Kaponi, whose legal name is Jose Morales Rivera, was arrested before dawn Monday in the southern town of Coamo. The 33-year-old is accused of attacking a

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma accusing the drugmaker of causing an opioid crisis in the U.S. commonwealth. Officials said Wednesday that they are seeking to hold the company responsible for all government costs incurred as a result of the damage opioids

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ATLANTA — The Braves traded pitcher Akeel Morris of St. Thomas to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday for cash considerations. The trade came three days after the Braves designated Morris for assignment to open a spot on their 40-man roster when they brought up reliever Josh Ravin, who has

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