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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Sweden steps up 'mystery sub' hunt

October 20, 2014 - 1:27pm
Sweden steps up its search in waters off Stockholm and tells some civilian vessels to leave the area amid suspicions of a Russian submarine.

My night in the Texas Ebola hospital

October 20, 2014 - 1:27pm
My night’s stay in the Texas Ebola hospital

VIDEO: Why US man joined Kurdish fighters

October 20, 2014 - 1:22pm
The BBC's Jim Muir speaks to an American who has come to fight Islamic State militants on the front line in north-east Syria.

Exiled Nazis collected US benefits

October 20, 2014 - 12:47pm
The US has paid dozens of exiled Nazi war criminals millions of dollars in social benefits after forcing them to leave the country, a new report finds.

Four held 'over Iran acid attacks'

October 20, 2014 - 12:41pm
Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.

Nigeria declared free of Ebola

October 20, 2014 - 11:48am
The World Health Organization declares Nigeria officially free of Ebola - hailing it a "spectacular success story" - after six weeks with no new cases.

Pakistani Hindus want Diwali holiday

October 20, 2014 - 11:46am
Members of Pakistan's Hindu community are calling on the government to make the festival of Diwali a national holiday.

Reggae singer John Holt dies at 67

October 20, 2014 - 11:44am
Reggae singer John Holt, who was famed for writing and singing the original version of Blondie's hit The Tide is High, dies aged 67.

Thai accused of dead king insult

October 20, 2014 - 11:41am
Two retired army officers complain about comments made by academic Sulak Sivaraksa about King Naresuan, who died more than 400 years ago

Brits my boss, not Barroso, says PM

October 20, 2014 - 11:17am
David Cameron promises to set out plans by Christmas to further curb the rights of EU migrants after European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso warns of risks

Sri Lanka calls early elections

October 20, 2014 - 11:15am
Sri Lanka will hold early presidential elections in January, a government minister says, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa expected to seek a third term.

Navratilova slams ITF over Williams

October 20, 2014 - 10:58am
Martina Navratilova slams the International Tennis Federation's "silence" after one of its members mocks the Williams sisters.

Kobayashi's Caterham safety 'scare'

October 20, 2014 - 10:58am
Kamui Kobayashi admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham during the Russian GP weekend.

Lufthansa pilots' strike expanded

October 20, 2014 - 10:53am
A Lufthansa pilots' strike hitting both short and long-haul services has affected the plans of 200,000 travellers.

Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty

October 20, 2014 - 10:51am
Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected ringleader of the September 2012 raid on a US diplomatic post in the Libyan city of Benghazi, has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Actress Lynda Bellingham dies at 66

October 20, 2014 - 10:35am
Tributes are paid to British actress and TV presenter Lynda Bellingham, who has died at the age of 66 after suffering colon cancer.

Dewani dubbed 'cold and controlling'

October 20, 2014 - 10:15am
The cousin of Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa, tells a court she was "suspicious" of Anni's husband.

Amnesty deplores abuses in Ukraine

October 20, 2014 - 10:12am
Amnesty International finds evidence of atrocities committed by both warring sides in eastern Ukraine, but not on the scale reported by Russia.

Day in pictures: 20 October

October 20, 2014 - 10:03am
A selection of news photos from around the world

Zambia's Sata goes for health check

October 20, 2014 - 9:38am
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.