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  Four South African athletes took away second spots from the Janusz Sidlo Memorial track and field meeting in Sopot, Poland, writes Mark Etheridge. Sprinter Akani Simbine, 110m hurdler Antonio Alkana, one-lap hurdler Hamman le Roux and javelin thrower Rocco Bosman all ended on the podium. Simbine ran 10.23 to

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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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  EUGENE (Oregon) – Justin Gatlin stayed on course for a sprint double World Championships challenge on Saturday, while Allyson Felix has a choice to make after a storming 400 metres triumph at the United States athletics championships. Gatlin, a polarising figure who has served two doping bans, clocked a

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  On Friday June 19th at approximately 10.45 p.m. police patrols, police Traffic Department, paramedics and Fire Department were sent to the A.J.C. Brouwers road in the vicinity of Harold Jack look-out Point for a serious traffic accident. On the scene the investigating officers encountered a head-on collision between two

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

SAN JUAN (dpa) – Concerns were on the rise Monday regarding the possibility of a cash crunch in Puerto Rico, a day after Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla said the island’s debts are “not payable.” US expert Anne Krueger, a former deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and former

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Breaking NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said rotating power outages might be needed this afternoon to “troubleshoot alarms on generating unit 23.” WAPA said it will have a shortage of electrical generation capacity as it tries to repair a leak on its main St. Thomas generator.

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At VIFreepBreaking NewsCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is at a crossroads. The governor, Alejandro García Padilla, noted in an interview late last week that the island simply could not pay all of its debts on time. He said that the government would therefore be asking for concessions from most if not

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Breaking NewsCaribbean NewsIrregularities

MIAMI — When the cutter Vigilant docked at the Coast Guard base in Miami Beach on June 12, its crew offloaded bales of marijuana and packets of cocaine worth millions on the illegal market. It was the latest catch in an ongoing operation in which vessels and aircraft from the

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