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Japan's naming of islands adds to lingering tension

China's foreign ministry said on Friday that Japan's unilateral decision to name China's Diaoyu Islands was "invalid" as it persisted in fueling lingering territorial tensions

Puerto Rico braces for rain from tropical storm - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Tropical Storm Bertha spun toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic early Saturday after dumping heavy rain across the eastern Caribbean and causing several power outages in the region.

Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic brace for heavy rains as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches

Tropical Storm Bertha spun toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic early Saturday after dumping heavy rain across the eastern Caribbean and causing several power outages in the region.

Puerto Rico braces for rain from tropical storm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha spun toward Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic early Saturday after dumping heavy rain across the eastern Caribbean and causing several power outages in the region.

Tropical storm dumps rain in eastern Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday night as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands.

Tropical storm dumps rain in eastern Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday night as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands.

TS Bertha dumps heavy rain in eastern Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands.

TS Bertha dumps heavy rain in eastern Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha swirled through the eastern Caribbean on Friday as it unleashed heavy rains and strong winds in the region, knocking out power on some islands.

CUC Announces Second Quarter Results for the Period Ended June 30, 2014

Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange. GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (CUP-U.TO) ("CUC" or "the Company") announced today its unaudited results for the Second Quarter ended June 30, 2014 (all figures in United States dollars). Net earnings for the three months ended June ...

Kim Kardashian, Justin Bieber, Kanye West and More Stars Flock to Ibiza for Summer Vacation

We're having a serious case of FOMO after looking at all the celebs spending their summer vacations in Ibiza lately. While the island has long been synonymous with fantastic...

Leader of bogus credit union nearly lands N.M. airport shuttle deal

A Colorado man under fire by federal and state regulators for allegedly running a bogus credit union in the U.S. Virgin Islands nearly landed a lucrative license to operate an airport shuttle business around Santa Fe.

Goose Island reveals Bourbon County Stout lineup

Goose Island has finalized its roster of 2014 releases in its vaunted Bourbon County Stout series, all of which will be released, as usual, on Black Friday. This year that lands on Nov. 28.

2017 trial date set for suspects in killing of Ruscombmanor man in Bahamas

The wheels of justice have nearly ground to a halt in the case of a Berks County man's stabbing death in the Bahamas. Judge John Isaacs set a trial date of April 24, 2017, for the two suspects, Tyler Valles and Robert Schwarz, both of whom appeared in court in Nassau on Friday, charged with manslaughter in the stabbing death of Carl Yerger, 45, of Ruscombmanor Township, on March 13. A clerk in ...

El Pasoan earns spot on USA U-23 roster

An 18-player U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team roster has been named for a five-day camp from Aug. 3-7 at Nassau, Bahamas. The camp will also feature a game against the Bahamas Senior National Team on Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Thompson A. Promote to Mobile 0 read more

Rhode Island Attorney General and State Treasurer Complicit in Hedge Fund Wrongdoing

In July, Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin rejected an appeal by The Providence Journal for access to limited records related to the state pension system’s investment in three hedge funds—Third Point Partners, Elliot Associates and Mason Capital.

Bell Island hopes to bring in tourists with bucket list plan

Residents on Bell Island cut the ribbon on a new tourism initiative Thursday to kick off their campaign to get day visitors to plan week-long expeditions to various sites in the area. Henry Crane, chair of Tourism Bell Island, said the 10-year tourism plan marks a turning point for Bell Island.

Bell Island hopes to bring in tourists with bucket list plan

Residents on Bell Island cut the ribbon on a new tourism initiative Thursday to kick off their campaign to get day visitors to plan week-long expeditions to various sites in the area. Henry Crane, chair of Tourism Bell Island, said the 10-year tourism plan marks a turning point for Bell Island.

Tropical Storm Bertha threatens Caribbean

Tropical Storm Bertha barreled toward Barbados on Friday, prompting eastern islands in the region to brace for high winds and heavy rain. The second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season strengthened slightly, with top winds reaching 50 miles (80 kilometers) per hour, but it was not expected to strengthen further for the next two days, the US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. At 1500 ...

ProfNet Experts Available on Spread of Ebola, Money-Saving Vacations

If you have any questions or need assistance with any aspect of ProfNet, please drop us a note at profnet@profnet.com. How Ebola Has Spread Across the Globe Easy Ways to Save Money on Family Vacations

Rapids Marlon Hairston called into U.S. U-23 camp

Marlon Hairston just got an all-expenses-paid trip to the Bahamas.Marlon Hairston (94) of Colorado Rapids is defended by Martin Rivero (5) of Chivas USA, Sunday, May 11, 2014.

Tropical Storm Bertha approaches Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds.

Tropical storm Bertha tracks across Caribbean. Where it heads next.

Tropical storm warnings are up for Puerto Rico and the US and British Virgin Islands, but Bertha is expected eventually to curve away from the US East Coast, leaving rough surf in its wake.

Tropical storm Bertha tracks across Caribbean. Where it heads next

Tropical storm warnings were posted Friday for portions of the Windward and Leeward Islands in the eastern Caribbean, for the US and British Virgin Islands, and for Puerto Rico heralding the approach of tropical storm Bertha, which developed overnight from a low-pressure system that had been building and growing more organized east of the islands. Bertha is expected to drop from one to three ...

USMNT U-23 camp in the Bahamas

The USMNT U-23 National Team will train in the Bahamas in early August and play a friendly, the US Soccer Federation announced on Friday. Read More

Puerto Rico's government bank could face cash crunch-Moody's

A shortfall in tax collections and demands for cash from public corporations could mean Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank runs out of money sooner than expected, Moody's Investors Service said on Friday. Moody's forecasts that without factoring in payments to public coporations the GDB's available cash will fall to $212 million, or 2 percent of general fund spending, by March 2015 and be ...

Can Small Islands Show the World How To Fight Climate Change?

Island populations may bear the brunt of climate change more than other populations, so it should be no surprise that some islands have ramped up efforts to convert to non-fossil fuel energy sources. In the brief span of five years, the U.S. Virgin Islands have cut their oil consumption by 20 percent.

Greece: Wellness trip combines yoga, culture and service

Interested in doing for others as well as for yourself? Perillo’s Learning Journeys’ wellness vacations combine travel with yoga, cultural immersion and community service projects.

Hundreds of cats take over island in New York

Evan Bleier TONAWANDA ISLAND , N.Y., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Hundreds of wild and forgotten cats have taken over Tonawanda Island in New York.

Tropical storm Bertha swirls toward Caribbean (+video)

Tropical storm Bertha headed toward the Caribbean Friday with maximum winds reaching near 45 mph. Islands in the eastern region are expected to get heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Bertha later Friday.

Search for Ore. mom expands to islands off Wash. - How tech tracks missing people

The search for a missing 38-year-old Oregon mother has expanded to the San Juan Islands off the coast of Washington state and some 300 miles from where she was last seen.

Indian cos invested $9.6 bn in 5 countries

British Virgin Islands, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Mauritius and Singapore were the top five nations where Indian firms made investment of $9.6 billion in the last three years.

Cats overrun island. Lord of the fleas?

Cats overrun island near Buffalo, N.Y. The hundreds of feral and abandoned cats overrun island after people in the area abandoned the felines. 

Tropical storm Bertha swirls toward Caribbean

Tropical storm Bertha headed toward the Caribbean Friday with maximum winds reaching near 45 mph. Islands in the eastern region are expected to get heavy winds and rain from tropical storm Bertha later Friday.

Banks Island Gold Ltd. Provides Q1 Cost Analysis From Bob Bulk Sample

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Puerto Rico Debt Load Defied as Bonds Extend Rally

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York says Puerto Rico needs to cut its debt to levels from 2000. The burden isn’t stopping buyers of distressed assets from driving the island’s obligations to their longest rally since May.

Anchor Tenant Landed for Camana Bay Mixed-Use

CAMANA BAY, Cayman Islands— Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd. says PwC Cayman Islands , a member firm of one of the world's largest professional services networks, will anchor 18 Forum Lane , an 85,000-square-foot office and retail building under construction in Camana Bay.

Japan Names Islands Disputed With China as Abe Seeks Xi Summit

Japan gave names to five islands that are part of a group claimed by China, in a move that risks raising tensions with its neighbor as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks a summit with President Xi Jinping.

Tropical Storm Bertha approaching the Caribbean - FOX NEWS WEATHER CENTER

MIAMI – Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.

Tropical storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, elsewhere ahead of Bertha

MIAMI — Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.

Tropical Storm Bertha approaching the Caribbean

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and other nearby islands as Tropical Storm Bertha approaches the Caribbean.

Japan names islets in disputed area, around nation

TOKYO (AP) — Japan said Friday that it will name five uninhabited islands as part of a group in the East China Sea, a move likely to spark anger from other claimants China and Taiwan.

Floating wetland islands installed on Lake Hopatcong

Two floating wetland islands, each covering 250 square feet, were installed on July 2 in Ashley Cove in the northeast part of Lake Hopatcong as part of a non-point source 319(h) grant that was awarded to the Lake Hopatcong Commission by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and has been recently administered by the Lake Hopatcong Foundation.

Hawaii fish collector charged in scuba incident - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - A Hawaii fish collector has been charged with terroristic threatening for pulling the air-supply regulator out of the mouth of an anti-aquarium-industry activist while they were both underwater.

Key West Seaplanes® - "Florida Keys Seaplane Adventures" Feature Story by TropixTraveler Now Available

Key West Seaplanes® is featured in a story on TropixTraveler detailing options for island hopping via seaplane through The Florida Keys. Travel writer Paul Love entices readers to experience the waters and the air of this beautiful region via the most versatile mode of transportation, the seaplane. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Florida-Keys-Seaplane ...

LDK Solar Secures Funding Commitments for Its Offshore Restructuring

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd. in provisional liquidation ("LDK Solar" or the "Company") and its Joint Provisional Liquidators ("JPLs"), Tammy Fu and Eleanor Fisher, both of Zolfo Cooper (Cayman) Limited, today announced that LDK Solar has secured funding commitments to enable the offshore restructuring to ...

UVI Signs MOUs With Anguilla, H. Lavity Stoutt Community College

The University of the Virgin Islands entered into five-year memoranda of understanding with Anguilla Community College (ACC) and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), British Virgin Islands. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12064452.htm

Puerto Rico's electric power authority gets extension from creditors

Banks gave Puerto Rico's electric power authority a two-week extension on $671 million in revolving loan facilities on Thursday as the troubled authority negotiates with creditors over its vital near-term cash needs. The reprieve was not enough to stop another downgrade from ratings agency Standard & Poor's, which cut its view on the authority, known as PREPA, two notches deeper into junk. S&P ...

RTX Traveler Magazine Features Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX) has released the Summer Issue of RTX Traveler Magazine with in-depth focus on featured destination. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12060985.htm

RTX Traveler Magazine Features Hilton Head Island, S.C.

Resort Travel & Xchange (RTX) has released the Summer Issue of RTX Traveler Magazine with in-depth focus on featured destination. (PRWeb July 31, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12060985.htm

Oskar Garcia, AP news editor in Hawaii, appointed news agency's east regional sports editor

NEW YORK — Oskar Garcia, a news editor for The Associated Press who oversees news coverage of Hawaii, has been appointed assistant sports editor for the east region for the news agency.
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