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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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PM warns net firms after Rigby murder

November 25, 2014 - 3:29pm
David Cameron says internet companies must act on terrorist material, after it emerges one of Lee Rigby's killers spoke on Facebook about wanting to murder a soldier.

VIDEO: Fury turns to violence in Ferguson

November 25, 2014 - 3:07pm
The US town of Ferguson has seen rioting and looting after a jury decided not to bring charges over the killing of a black teenager.

Girl died after stem cell transplant

November 25, 2014 - 2:56pm
A problem with the freezing of stem cells may have contributed to the death of a 12-year-old girl with cancer, a coroner rules.

Simmons hopes Hughes shares his fate

November 25, 2014 - 2:28pm
Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.

Cairo building collapse kills 17

November 25, 2014 - 2:25pm
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.

Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'

November 25, 2014 - 1:58pm
At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.

Rigby murder 'not preventable'

November 25, 2014 - 1:33pm
Intelligence agencies could not have stopped Fusilier Lee Rigby's murder but they did not have access to a "significant" online exchange, a report finds.

Nigeria devalues currency on low oil

November 25, 2014 - 1:28pm
Nigeria has devalued the naira, saying a drop in oil prices has been making it hard to defend its currency.

Plastic bag protest in Ivory Coast

November 25, 2014 - 1:27pm
Police in Ivory Coast fire tear gas and use batons to disperse crowds protesting about a ban on plastic bags used to carry water.

Cambodian elephant finally retired

November 25, 2014 - 1:13pm
The only working elephant in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh is blessed ahead of her imminent retirement after more than 30 years of carrying tourists.

VIDEO: Flash floods kill dozens in Morocco

November 25, 2014 - 12:57pm
Flooding in southern Morocco has killed 32 people and six others are missing after the heavy rains, according to officials.

Colombia rebels release two soldiers

November 25, 2014 - 12:47pm
Colombia's Farc rebels release two soldiers taken hostage earlier this month, a first step towards resuming peace talks.

Kenyans flee after militant attack

November 25, 2014 - 12:31pm
Hundreds of people flee to a military airstrip in Kenya's Mandera region after the deadly weekend bus attack by Somali militants.

S Leone Ebola workers dump bodies

November 25, 2014 - 12:05pm
Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city of Kenema dump bodies in public in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims.

Man admits killing boy he met online

November 25, 2014 - 11:38am
An "internet predator" admits stabbing to death a 14-year-old boy after meeting him online.

Pope Francis hits out at 'bureaucratic' Europe

November 25, 2014 - 11:28am
Pope's surprise assault on EU's malaise

France puts Russian warship on hold

November 25, 2014 - 11:20am
France suspends "until further notice" the delivery of a helicopter carrier to the Russian navy because of continuing violence in eastern Ukraine.

Botin ousts Santander chief executive

November 25, 2014 - 11:13am
Ana Botin has moved swiftly to reshape Santander, ousting its chief executive after less than two years in the role.

US economy grows faster than forecast

November 25, 2014 - 11:11am
The US economy grew much faster in the third quarter than first reported, official figures have shown.

Tunisian election goes to run-off

November 25, 2014 - 11:06am
Tunisia's presidential election will go to a run-off after no candidate secured an overall majority in the first round of voting, official results show.