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CHRISTIANSTED — British Petroleum has given the operator of the Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix more time to fully restart and retain its crude oil supply agreement after the plant failed to hit operating targets last year, according to people familiar with the matter. Last month, BP threatened to

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SAN FRANCISCO — Shares of Twitter Inc slumped seven percent today on course to knock off about $2.5 billion from the market value of the microblogging platform after it permanently suspended the account of U.S. President Donald Trump. The slide came as some Republicans hit out over the weekend at

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WASHINGTON — U.S. House of Representatives Democrats plan a vote today to urge Vice President Mike Pence to take steps to remove President Donald Trump from office after his supporters’ deadly storming of the Capitol, before attempting to impeach him again. The plan, spelled out by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who allegedly struck her male significant other with a rock to the head was arrested by police on Friday, authorities said. Amose Saint Villien, 40, of Contant, was arrested at 3:53 p.m. Friday and charged with third-degree assault—domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who tried to run away from police on foot after his vehicle was pulled over for a routine traffic stop was arrested on drug charges Thursday, authorities said. Carl S. Cornelius, 22, of Estate Concordia West, was arrested at 6:28 p.m. Thursday and charged

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A driver who was trapped inside his burning vehicle after he lost control and crashed into a utility pole in St. Thomas has died from the injuries he sustained, authorities said. Joseph Santana, 19, of Sugar Estate, was identified by next of kin as the accident victim,

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KINGSHILL — The Department of Health was sharing health information, masks and other giveaways at the Eddie Ortiz Annual Three Kings Tradition Committee’s 20th Children Gift Giveaway this afternoon. The drive-thru event took place at Estate Profit (Machuchal) next to the basketball court starting at 12:00 p.m. today, the VIDOH

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CHRISTIANSTED — Maternal and Child Health staff worked together to safely deliver a baby girl in modular 5 at the Department of Health’s Interim Health Center in Estate Richmond this week. Babies born in this generation can’t say they were born at Charles Harwood, also known as the “old hospital,”

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who told police that he had sexual intercourse with a woman he met at a party whom he knew to be inebriated has been arrested and charged with rape, authorities said. Rahmeek “OPM” Jackson, 22, of Candido Guadalupe Terrace, was arrested at 10 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said today that Main Street will be closed between Hublot and the Grand Hotel tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. The road closures will allow “the contractor to pressure wash and clean the newly installed Eurocobble pavers,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius

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