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NEW YORK — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon has been arrested on charges that he and three others bilked donors in an online fundraising scheme called: “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court on Thursday. Federal prosecutors alleged that Bannon and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After being arrested two months ago in North Carolina, a St. Thomas man was taken into official custody by officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department in Durham on Friday, authorities said. Jabaar Mactavious, 29, of Estate Tutu, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder,

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WASHINGTON — In a blistering ruling issued late today, the Republican National Committee stripped the Virgin Islands of most of its delegates to this month’s GOP convention and further ruled that John Canegata is no longer the territorial party chairman. The nine-page ruling, issued by the RNC’s Standing Committee on

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ALBANY, N.Y. — Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the U.S. Virgin Islands and two states have been added to New York’s mandatory 14-day quarantine travel list. Four states, Alaska, New Mexico, Ohio and Rhode Island have now been removed from the list. “Our numbers continue to remain low and

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ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to Americans not to travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands if they don’t have to. In its warning, the CDC cited an increased risk of the coronavirus in the territory and limited medical resources for those who

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SAN JUAN — A federal judge on Monday ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. commonwealth access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many. However, the judge also granted a two-month administrative stay of the injunction at the federal

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MIAMI — The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. Sort of. A network TV news anchor referred to them this week as the Miami Dolphins. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins. The next

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — President Donald Trump has approved Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s request for an emergency disaster declaration for the weather system that moved through the territory today. Bryan submitted the request on Monday in advance of the storm’s “impact,” if any. The territorial governor also issued an executive order declaring

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is upping the ante in its quest to pierce the veil of secrecy that cloaked the life and wealth of financier Jeffrey Epstein, the deceased sex offender who accrued a fortune of at least $650 million under mysterious circumstances. At least

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FREDERIKSTED — The last day of a national moratorium on evictions was Friday and the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) said it is encouraging its residents to enter into a repayment plan if they are behind on their rent — and is giving them an additional month to do so.

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