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  Amsterdam (DPA) – About 200 people are in custody in the Dutch city of The Hague after yet another night of protests against police violence prompted by last weekend’s death of an Aruba visitor during his arrest, authorities said Friday. The protests have been ongoing since Monday, after footage began

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  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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  After a four-year ramp up, America’s far-reaching tax law, FATCA – the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (enacted in 2010) – is now in full effect. With over 60 countries (including, most recently, the Vatican) having signed an agreement with the United States related to the enforcement of FATCA,

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  GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – An Anguilla man has been sentenced to serve five years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of DUI resulting in death related to a 2012 fatal wreck. The Delta Democrat-Times reports (http://bit.ly/1JidQpV) that 26-year-old Henry Vick Phelps IV was charged in the death

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Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked

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CHRISTIANSTED – A stolen vehicle showed up at the Racino at the Randall “Doc” James Race Track about 11:40 p.m. Sunday and an armed robbery took place, according to police. A preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle drove up to the entrance of the Racino in Estate Manning’s Bay, south of the

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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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  Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich says discriminatory housing policies have effectively segregated America, and housing vouchers, tax credits and an embrace of a Supreme Court decision handed down last week are the first steps toward fixing the problem. “We’re experiencing racial segregation on a much larger geographical scale than

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  The Federal Government has started tracing looted Nigerian funds to foreign nations with the aim of recovering and repatriating them, according to Punch reports. The Federal Government specifically targets the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Switzerland and other European jurisdictions where it believes corrupt officials have been stashing

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  WASHINGTON — Despite the furor over displays of the Confederate flag in South Carolina and other onetime secessionist states, the Pentagon does not intend to rename military installations named after Confederate generals or other officers. Some of the country’s biggest military bases, among them Fort Bragg, N.C., and Fort

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