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PARIS — Moet Hennessy is acquiring a 50 percent stake in rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z’s Champagne brand in an effort to up its cool factor and expand distribution. Terms of the deal, which was announced Monday, weren’t released. Armand de Brignac, known familiarly as Ace of Spades because of its

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HOUSTON — Texas power providers Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Entergy Corporation have been hit with a $100 million lawsuit accusing them of gross negligence in the death of a child whose family suspects he suffered hypothermia when they lost electricity and heat in their mobile home during

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KINGSTON — Jamaica should repeal its colonial-era gay sex ban, the top rights body of the Americas said this week, in a symbolic landmark ruling on LGBT+ rights in the Caribbean. Two Jamaicans who initiated the case in 2011 — after they were attacked by homophobic gangs and sought asylum

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MOSCOW — When one thinks of KFC and its largely unchanging menu of fried chicken — innovation is not the first thing that naturally comes to mind. But a new venture between the fast-food chain and Russia-based bioprinting firm 3D Bioprinting Solutions might just change all that. The partnership involves working together

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Forgive me if I’m not willing to sanitize Monday’s crash of a private aircraft at Botany Bay in St. Thomas. You see, I survived a private airplane crash at Isla Verde, Puerto Rico in October of 2004 — so I’m a little sensitive to these matters. The private Facebook group

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CHRISTIANSTED — One Health Department peace officer and two security guards confronted a coconut vendor in the parking lot of Kmart at the Sunny Isle Shopping Center late this morning. A crowd of people gathered late this morning in the south end of the Kmart parking lot to hear the

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SAN JUAN (Reuters) — Video streaming service HBO Max will launch in 39 regions across Latin America and the Caribbean in late June, AT&T Inc’s Warner Media said this weekend, in the first foray outside the United States. HBO Max, home to titles like “Wonder Woman 1984” and “Love Life”

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Tax season is approaching, and replacing your Benefit Statement for last year has never been easier. The Benefit Statement, also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S, is a tax form we mail each year in January to people who receive Social Security benefits. It shows the total amount of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE -— “Our newly updated Caribbean island report at InternationalLiving.com has seen a spike in web traffic of 225 percent over the last month. And that traffic is up 184 percent over the same period last year,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor, International Living. “Interest in the Caribbean has increased, which is not surprising considering the cold weather

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From wearing masks while in labor to having to cancel baby showers and introduce grandparents to grandchildren over Zoom, the already-challenging process of bringing a new baby home became even more so. But one positive trend that’s on the rise in the midst of the pandemic is the post-birth celebration

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