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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Justice has approved Liberty Latin America’s friendly takeover of AT&T Wireless in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Customers of AT&T Wireless in each territory started getting messages like this on their mobile phones yesterday: “We are writing to inform you of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) embarked on an automated cargo process that will modernize and enhance the traditional way to process cargo in the territory. In an effort to increase the safety of employees and the community, CBP implemented an online electronic box where shipping documents

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PUEBLO, Colorado — Responsible scientific reviews in the United States and abroad conclude that marijuana smoke contains known carcinogens. Prolonged marijuana use is causally associated with pulmonary problems, dependence, and some mental health problems. Marijuana use is correlated in troubling ways with a wide variety of other debilitating behavioral, mental,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 29-year-old Estate Thomas man has been identified as the fatal shooting victim in an incident where four other people were also shot after hours in a shopping center early this morning. Joseph Andrews, of Oswald Harris Court, was positively identified by next of kin as the

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SAN JUAN — The DEA is holding its 19th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day tomorrow October 24 at locations across the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The nationwide event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the public about

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BROOKLYN — Jeffrey Epstein told Ghislaine Maxwell to offer a reward to anyone who could discredit Virginia Roberts after she accused them of rape, newly unsealed court records from a 2016 deposition show.  In 2015, Roberts sued Epstein and Maxwell claiming they’d defamed her by calling her a liar in her public allegations against

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who collected thousands of pictures and videos of babies being subjected to violent sex acts was sentenced on Wednesday to spend 6.5 years in prison, authorities said. Judge Robert Molloy sentenced Collin Gomes, 27, to serve 78 months behind bars, followed by five years

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Missouri man who used gay porn app Grindr to try to prey on underage boys in St. Croix pleaded guilty to two federal charges in Golden Rock today. Robert Black, 49, of Kansas City, appeared before Magistrate Judge George W. Cannon in U.S. District Court and entered

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard returned 28 migrants to the Dominican Republic between Friday and Sunday, while 20 other migrants were repatriated October 12, following the interception of three illegal voyages in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico. One of the interdicted migrants remains in Puerto Rico to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Special Operations Bureau officers conducting a routine traffic stop on the waterfront found two St. Thomas men in a vehicle with an illegal weapon and ammunition Saturday night, authorities said. Shaquani Milliner, 21, of Estate Bovoni Apartments and Taharqa Wade, 20, of Thomasville Cooperative Apartments, were arrested

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