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SAN JUAN — Pedro Pierluisi of Puerto Rico’s pro-statehood New Progressive Party won a majority of votes to become the U.S. commonwealth’s next governor, according to official preliminary results released late Saturday. Pierluisi received nearly 33 percent of votes compared with nearly 32 percent obtained by Carlos Delgado of the

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SALINAS — Tanimura and Antle Farms in California is voluntarily recalling thousands of heads of romaine lettuce over possible e. Coli contamination The recall appeared on the Food and Drug Administration website. The grower is recalling nearly 3,400 cartons distributed in 19 states and Puerto Rico under its namesake brand. Each case

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE— JetBlue Airways began new twice-weekly nonstop service from New York JFK to St. Thomas this weekend. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and First Lady Yolanda Bryan were there to greet passengers as they arrived on the tarmac at Cyril E. King Airport on Saturday afternoon. “Coronavirus has transformed airline

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NEW YORK — Investors and financial executives breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after major networks declared Democrat Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election, offering some certainty after days of conflicting reports about who might run the White House next term. Although current President Donald Trump said

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WILMINGTON, Delaware — President-elect Joe Biden declared it was “time to heal” a deeply divided America in his first speech after winning in a bitter election, even as President Donald Trump refused to concede and pressed ahead with legal fights against the outcome. Biden’s victory on Saturday in Pennsylvania put

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WASHINGTON — The Office of Special Counsel has opened an investigation into allegations of whether the Trump campaign violated federal law by using the White House on Election Day as a command center, according to Reuters. The investigation is in response to a complaint filed by New Jersey Congressman Bill

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This is a dark and dangerous moment for American democracy. A sitting president has spent months telling lies about non-existent voter fraud. Now that his re-election bid is in deep trouble — but with the outcome still uncertain — he has unleashed a new torrent of falsehoods that the other

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TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — A federal prisoner scheduled for execution in just over two weeks for the 1994 kidnapping and murder of a St. Croix teenage girl lost a federal appeal case on Friday. Orlando Cordia Hall, 49, was convicted on multiple charges in the kidnapping, rape and killing of

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What’s your tipple of choice during lockdown? In America, it’s gin. But in the U.K., it’s rum. While bars have had to close in response to the coronavirus pandemic, though some are mixing cocktails for takeout, sales of alcohol from retail outlets are much higher this year. And while beer and

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ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set the stage for the return of U.S. cruising with the release today of a detailed series of requirements that could put ships back in operation in the coming months. The decision from the CDC to let its no-sail order expire

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