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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — At least three people are confirmed dead, while others are missing and feared dead, after the boat in which they were traveling capsized while crossing the Orinoco river off the Venezuelan border and near Guyana’s remote North West District on Tuesday morning. The incident reportedly occurred at

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RIYADH – Saudi Arabia oil giant Saudi Aramco and China’s Sinopec on Tuesday signed a framework agreement for strategic cooperation, Saudi state news agency SPA reported. The agency said the agreement was one of 14 agreements and memoranda of understanding signed between Saudi Arabia and China on the first day

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BEIJING – China’s state-run oil refiner Sinopec Corp. has purchased its first ever batch of U.S. crude oil for export, a source told Reuters on Thursday, a landmark transaction after the ending of a four-decade ban on domestic exports. The cargo, due to be loaded from a Gulf Coast port

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BVI Customs Commissioner Wade Smith ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI – At least $250,000 has been recovered by British Virgin Islands customs officials within the last few months for failing to properly declare the funds at the territory’s sea and air ports, according to Commissioner of Customs Wade Smith. Smith told

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PONTA DELGADA – Alex has become a hurricane near the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It marks the first Atlantic hurricane to form in the month of January since 1938 and is the first Atlantic hurricane to exist during January since Alice in 1955. Alex formed in

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SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. – Scientists from the University of Southampton have uncovered evidence of a previously unknown large volcanic eruption in the Caribbean Sea. By studying ash layers, known as tephras, in marine sediments they identified an eruption that took place on Guadeloupe 2.4 million years ago. The research, published in

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Home Depot on St. Croix Home-improvement giant Home Depot posted extremely strong returns for shareholder in 2015, climbing almost 30% and proving the resiliency of the U.S. consumer. Even as other economies across the world faltered, the housing market in the U.S. continued to sustain Home Depot’s ambitious growth rate

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HAMBURG – A virologist at the Bernhard-Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Germany has suggested that Zika virus infection is the only vector-borne disease that may be transmitted by sexual intercourse. The first suggestion that you could get Zika virus infection from both a mosquito as well as a sexual

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This is one tale these fishermen will likely never forget. Conor Cogan and his friends had been fishing off Port Stephens, Australia, on New Year’s Day when they got a little too close to a feisty striped marlin. As video captured by Cogan shows, the 200-pound fish leapt out of

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Cuba’s Raul Castro sits down with President Obama HONOLULU — President Obama may go to Cuba this year if its government bolsters its human rights record and opens its doors more fully to American business in the coming weeks, a senior advisor to the president said over the weekend. Obama

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