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 2017-11-18 21:02 

Charlotte Observer

Retired NBA star won't forget Virgin Islanders... +

In the aftermath of the hurricanes, Tim Duncan continues relief efforts in the Virgin Islands...

 2017-11-18 10:40 

Asbury Park Press

Virgin Islands get hurricane repair help from NJ first responders... +

The Virgin Islands have long been out of the media spotlight since they were ravaged by two hurricanes, but there's still work to be done....

 2017-11-18 06:24 

Reuters

White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests... +

The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those hurt by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, far short of the aid some officials have cal...

 2017-11-18 03:58 

National Post

Timmer, Woodward lift Drake past Wake Forest, 77-74... +

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Reed Timmer scored 29 points and hit six of Drake's 15 3-pointers as the Bulldogs rallied to beat Wake Forest 77-74 on Friday night in the Paradise Jam. It was moved from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands to the Vines Center in Ly...

 2017-11-18 00:05 

VOA

White House Seeks $44B in Hurricane Aid From Congress... +

The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands.The request was far short of what som...

 2017-11-17 22:08 

Reuters

White House seeks $44 billion hurricane aid, far short of requests... +

The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those hurt by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands, far short of the aid some officials have cal...

 2017-11-17 22:02 

NPR

Tourists Are Returning To the U.S. Virgin Islands As Recovery Is Still Happening... +

NPR's Elise Hu speaks with Kenneth Mapp, governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands after they welcomed back the first cruise ships since Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through. Tourists are coming back, but there are other parts where recovery efforts are s...

 2017-11-17 21:18 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

55 miles NW of Seward, Alaska... +

Tsunami Warnings for the East Coast (Atlantic), Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands bulletins Category: InformationBulletin Issue Time: 2017.11.17 21:18:37 UTC Preliminary Magnitude: 4.4(Ml)Lat/Lon: 60.612 / -150.696Affected Region: 55 miles NW of...

 2017-11-17 20:24 

WXII 12

County music star Kenny Chesney helps rescue animals from US Virgin Islands... +

Kenny Chesney teams up with Big Dog Ranch to help rescue animals from the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 20:24 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

County music star Kenny Chesney helps rescue animals from US Virgin Islands... +

Kenny Chesney teams up with Big Dog Ranch to help rescue animals from the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 20:24 

WMUR

[ NH ]

County music star Kenny Chesney helps rescue animals from US Virgin Islands... +

Kenny Chesney teams up with Big Dog Ranch to help rescue animals from the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 20:24 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

County music star Kenny Chesney helps rescue animals from US Virgin Islands... +

Kenny Chesney teams up with Big Dog Ranch to help rescue animals from the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 20:24 

WTVM

[ NBC Birmingham ]

County music star Kenny Chesney helps rescue animals from US Virgin Islands... +

Kenny Chesney teams up with Big Dog Ranch to help rescue animals from the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 20:24 

WCVB

County music star Kenny Chesney helps rescue animals from US Virgin Islands... +

Kenny Chesney teams up with Big Dog Ranch to help rescue animals from the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 18:28 

Reuters

[ US ]

White House seeks $44 billion in hurricane aid from U.S. Congress... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 18:28 

Reuters

White House seeks $44 billion in hurricane aid from U.S. Congress... +

The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 18:05 

Washington Examiner

White House seeks $44 billion in disaster relief funding, proposes offsetting cuts... +

'Because Hurricane Maria occurred more recently, damage assessments are ongoing, including in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands,' Mick......

 2017-11-17 17:19 

Reuters

[ US ]

White House seeks another $44 billion in hurricane aid... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday it had it asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-17 13:02 

Fox 5 NY

Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands... +

The city of Atlanta will help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as communities continue to recover from Hurricane Maria....

 2017-11-17 10:27 

JPost.com

White House seeks another $44 billion in hurricane aid... +
 2017-11-17 05:54 

WTTG

[ Washington, DC ]

Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands... +

The city of Atlanta will help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as communities continue to recover from Hurricane Maria. ...

 2017-11-17 05:03 

Fox 10 Phoenix

Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands... +

The city of Atlanta will help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as communities continue to recover from Hurricane Maria. ...

 2017-11-17 04:59 

WOFL

[ FOX Orlando ]

Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands... +

The city of Atlanta will help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as communities continue to recover from Hurricane Maria. ...

 2017-11-17 04:41 

KQDS

[ Duluth ]

Northlanders raise money for hurricane victims in the Virgin Islands... +
 2017-11-17 00:58 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

Atlanta mayor pledges grant for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands... +

The city of Atlanta will help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as communities continue to recover from Hurricane Maria. ...

 2017-11-16 13:37 

Marketwatch.com

Economic Report: U.S. jobless claims jump to 6-week high... +

Initial jobless claims rose by 10,000 to 249,000 in the week ended Nov. 11. New jobless claims are up partly because of a big backlog of applications from the hurricane-battered isles of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-16 13:30 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up Another 10K, Worse Than Forecast... +

Today's seasonally adjusted 439K new claims, up 10K from last week's 239K, was worse than the Investing.com forecast of 235K. From the release: "Claims taking procedures continue to be severely disrupted in the Virgin Islands. The ability to t...

 2017-11-16 12:50 

Newsfile Corp.

Talon Metals Declines Option to Purchase the Tamarack Project... +

Road Town, British Virgin Islands--(Newsfile Corp. - November 16, 2017) - Talon Metals Corp. (TSX: TLO) (" Talon " or the " Company ") is pleased to provide an update on the Tamarack Nickel-Copper-PGE project (" Tamarack Project ")...

 2017-11-16 02:31 

Raw Story

Puerto Rico gets a rum tax break — Congress might make it even bigger... +

WASHINGTON — A shot of rum to help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands? So says the U.S. tax code, which since 1917 has included a provision that sends taxpayer money back to the islands for every bottle of rum produced there and sold on the mai...

 2017-11-15 18:18 

FOX Sports

Hurricanes leave hoop fans seeking paradise in Lynchburg... +

South Carolina coach Frank Martin had envisioned basking in the sun by the pool while studying film during the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. And Wake Forest coach Danny Manning was eager to take his team to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam....

 2017-11-15 18:18 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Hurricanes leave hoop fans seeking paradise in Lynchburg... +

South Carolina coach Frank Martin had envisioned basking in the sun by the pool while studying film during the Puerto Rico Tip-Off. And Wake Forest coach Danny Manning was eager to take his team to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam. Hurricanes ...

 2017-11-14 21:50 

USA Today

As U.S. territories struggle to restore power, senators push for modernization... +

Senators said the power grids Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are trying to restore following massive hurricanes are old and should be modernized...

 2017-11-14 20:40 

NPR

2 Months After Maria And Irma, U.S. Virgin Islands Remain In The Dark... +

More than 33,000 people have applied for help from FEMA, as the territory struggles to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Nearly 73 percent of residents remain without power two months later....

 2017-11-14 20:19 

Washington Post

Puerto Rico governor discusses future power grid on the island... +

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossell shares his ideas for a future power grid in Puerto Rico. He spoke at the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing on hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on Nov. 14....

 2017-11-14 19:29 

KTUU NBC Anchorage

Alaska and Hawaii senators question governors, look for ways to help hurricane hit territories... +

As their islands continue to struggle to rebuild, the governors from the US....

 2017-11-14 18:37 

The Daily Caller

Virgin Islands GOP Begs Congress Not To Give Them 'Blank Checks' For Hurricane Repairs... +

Republicans from the Virgin Islands are requesting scrutiny and controls on the disaster relief aid Congress intends to provide to deal with the hurricanes....

 2017-11-14 17:38 

Washington Post

Murkwoski on Puerto Rico: It's one of those 'where do you even begin' moments... +

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) opened the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources hearing on hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands...

 2017-11-14 17:20 

San Antonio Express-News

Tim Duncan: After devastation, I won't forget you, Virgin Islanders... +

The three islands that make up the U.S. Virgin Islands - St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas - have a combined population of 100,000 and a poverty rate of 22 percent, nearly 50 percent higher than where I live in Texas. Island life was hard for many before...

 2017-11-14 16:52 

BuzzFeed

As Puerto Rico Officials Testify Before Congress, Documents Show PREPA Ignored Internal Advice About Whitefish Contract... +

Ricardo Arduengo / AFP / Getty Images In the lead-up to two Congressional hearings on Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands' disaster recovery on Tuesday, documents from Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority show that officials within the agency ...

 2017-11-13 16:03 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

30 miles NW of Cape Yakataga, Alaska... +

Tsunami Warnings for the East Coast (Atlantic), Gulf of Mexico, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands bulletins Category: InformationBulletin Issue Time: 2017.11.13 16:03:58 UTC Preliminary Magnitude: 4.2(Ml)Lat/Lon: 60.492 / -142.672Affected Region: 30 miles NW of...

 2017-11-13 15:45 

ABC News (US)

Hurricane victims in US Virgin Islands receive thousands of boxes with supplies... +

The program helps people recovering from this devastating hurricane season....

 2017-11-12 00:01 

Express

'Socialist hysteria' Jacob-Rees Mogg SKEWERS critics of Queen using tax haven... +

TORY MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, who made 520,000 when a British Virgin Islands-based company he invested in was bought by a Canadian bank, has defended people using tax havens....

 2017-11-10 22:00 

Sun Sentinel

After hurricanes strike, U.S. Virgin Islands pitches Florida investors to help rebuild... +

After three hurricanes hit the U.S. Virgin islands within weeks of each other, the U.S. territory embarks on a self-help mission to rebuild its infrastructure and attract private sector investors....

 2017-11-10 21:57 

Newsfile Corp.

Talon Metals Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results... +

Road Town, British Virgin Islands--(Newsfile Corp. - November 10, 2017) - Talon Metals Corp. (TSX: TLO) (" Talon " or the " Company ") reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2017 of $743,622 or $0.01 per share (basic ...

 2017-11-10 10:52 

The Daily Mail

Jacob Rees-Mogg is named in the Paradise Papers leak... +

The prominent Tory MP made a $680,000 (516,815) when he sold over 50,000 shares in the British Virgin Islands-basedLloyd George Management to the Bank of Montreal in 2011....

 2017-11-10 10:00 

NY Times

[ National News ]

After Irma and Maria: How 3 Spots on the U.S. Virgin Islands Are Faring... +

More than two months after the disaster on the U.S. Virgin Islands began, we checked back on some spots that we visited and photographed not long after the storms hit....

 2017-11-10 09:56 

KyivPost.com

Poroshenko Leads Ukraine Offshore In Paradise Papers: Poroshenko lawyers deny charges... +

The Paradise Papers, a major new leak of documents about offshore companies published on Nov. 5, has added to suspicions that President Petro Poroshenko was seeking tax benefits when setting up Prime Asset Partners Limited in the British Virgin Islands in...

 2017-11-10 09:12 

Poynter

The Breakthrough: How journalists in the Virgin Islands covered the disaster happening to them... +

Editor's note: Poynter is publishing this story in conjunction with ProPublica, which produced this story and podcast....

 2017-11-09 19:00 

US News & World Report

Education Department Awarding $8 Million for Hurricane-Ravaged Schools... +

The announcement comes a day after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos traveled to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands....

 2017-11-09 13:30 

Advisor Perspectives

Weekly Unemployment Claims: Up 10K, Worse Than Forecast... +

Today's seasonally adjusted 239K new claims, up 10K from last week's 229K, was worse than the Investing.com forecast of 231K. From the release: "Claims taking procedures continue to be severely disrupted in the Virgin Islands. The ability to t...

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