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  1. Debunking 2 more myths on Puerto Rico economyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... economic tools to other territories: The U.S. Virgin Islands is exempt from cabotage laws and Northern Mariana Islands and Guam have a visa waiver program that boosted their tourism . Individual income generated in Puerto Rico is exempt from federal ...

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  2. Secretary DeVos Announces Recipients of the 2017 Presidents Education Awards ProgramRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Nearly 3 Million Elementary, Middle and High School Graduates at More Than 30,000 Schools Nationwide Receive This Prestigious Award U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today congratulated the 2017 President's Education Awards Program recipients, recognizing nearly 3 million elementary, middle and high school graduates for their educational accomplishments. These students represent more than 30,000 public, private and military schools from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the Outlying Areas - American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands and the Virgin Islands.

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  3. Posted On Jul 19 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Saipan Tribune

    The CNMI Boys U18 National Team will play in a friendly game against Hualien FC Women's Team this Friday at 4pm at the Hopwood Middle School Field. Hualien is one of the clubs under Chinese-Taipei Football Association and according to Northern Mariana Islands Football Association... Ayuda invites public to fair The Ayuda Network, Inc. is inviting the public to a Community and Partnership Fair on Saturday, July 29, at the Filcom Pavilion/Civic Center basketball court from 7:30am to 4pm.

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  4. 7.7 magnitude quake in Russia triggers tsunami warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | India.com

    ... Russia, the Marshall Islands and the island of Yap in Micronesia, as well as Guam, Hawaii, the Northern Mariana Islands, and other outlying areas of the US in the North Pacific Ocean. The chain of the Aleutian Islands, where Bering Island is ...

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  5. Senate Hearing On Labor And Employment Nominees Set For Today - But Will It Happen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | jdsupra.com

    ... Mr. Pizzella worked closely with Jack Abramoff to lobby for policies on the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands that essentially allowed for unchecked slave labor to be performed with the imprimatur of the "Made in the U.S.A." label on goods ...

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  6. Posted On Jul 07 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | Saipan Tribune

    ... CNMI, is celebrating 28 years of service. Gloria Cavanagh, who chairs the Hotel Association of the Northern Mariana Islands, congratulated Aqua Resort Club for the milestone. "We celebrate milestones for each of our members. We...

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  7. Did Amelia Earhart Really Die In A Plane Crash?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 6 | SFGate

    ... ims that Earhart and Noonan may have crashed and been held captive by the Japanese on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. Media: WochIt Media

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  8. Does this photo prove Amelia Earhart survived her final flight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... by that time. It has been a theory of many over the years that Earhart died on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands while being held by the Japanese. The cause of death is believed to have been Malaria or dysentery, which claimed the American ...

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  9. Photo proves Amelia Earhart SURVIVED crash landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Daily Mail

    ... by that time. It has been a theory of many over the years that Earhart died on Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands while being held by the Japanese. A lengthy file that allegedly described her actions in the Marshall Islands was also on file at ...

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  10. Community Briefs - July 3, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | Saipan Tribune

    ... a 12-nautical mile radius of the island. Farallon de Medinilla, located in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, supports aircrew combat readiness training. (PR) The Compassionate Friends of Saipan will be holding their monthly grief ...

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  11. APL Rolls out Aloha Express ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | Marine News

    ... services as part of the OCEAN ALLIANCE and 5 services outside the alliance. Also serving two of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean, APL offers the Guam Saipan Express (GSX) service that ...

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  12. Celebrate the Fourth at these far-flung American outpostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | USA Today

    ... Federated States of Micronesia. Its island of Yap is famous for its giant stone currency. The Northern Mariana Islands played a major role in World War II, and officially joined the USA as a commonwealth in 1976. Acquired as part of the Spanish ...

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  13. Preliminaries into 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Saipan Tribune

    ... could soon spread. All of America's far-flung territories, among them American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands appear vulnerable." "I don't think you can say it's a crisis, but they have challenges-high debt, weak economies and ...

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  14. Headline Risk, A One-Two Punch, And Contagion RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | Seeking Alpha

    The Sunday, June 25, New York Times article "After Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin Islands" highlights recent developments concerning the Virgin Islands territory's lack of market access, drawing a parallel to Puerto Rico and assessing the potential for contagion to other US territories: Guam, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands. Similarly, S&P's announcement yesterday that it has downgraded National Public Finance Guaranty to A from AA- also produces headline risk.

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  15. Junior Larry Hillbroom gets 5 years probation for escaping custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | KUAM News

    The heir to the estate of DHL co-founder, the late Larry Hillbroom, is sentenced to five years supervised probation in the Republic of Palau. Court documents filed in the District Court of the Northern Mariana Islands state that Junior Larry Hillbroom pleaded guilty to escape in the second degree.

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  16. Regional gamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 27 | Fiji Times

    ... next year. The 2018 Micronesian Championships will be held in the beautiful island of Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands. The event will be held from June 14 to 16 next year. The 2018 Polynesian Regional Championships will head to Samoa next ...

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  17. Striking colourised images capture children in wartimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | Daily Mail

    ... A marine passes a gift to boy through a barbed wire fence at an internment camp in Tinian in the Northern Mariana Islands. The Pacific island hosted the Battle of Tinian in July and August 1944, when the 9,000-man Japanese garrison was wiped out Two ...

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  18. Identifying peaks in bat activity: a new application of...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 22 | CSIRO Publishing

    ... of the Pacific sheath-tailed bat ( Emballonura semicaudata ) on Aguiguan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Acta Chiropterologica 11 , 331342. Habitat occupancy and detection of the Pacific sheath-tailed bat ( Emballonura semicaudata ) ...

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  19. After Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis, Worries Shift to Virgin IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | The New York Times

    ... could soon spread. All of America's far-flung territories, among them American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, appear vulnerable. "I don't think you can say it's a crisis, but they have challenges - high debt, weak economies and ...

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  20. Engel talks Trump this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | The Riverdale Press

    ... address issues affecting Hispanics in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. The mornings of many in the northwest Bronx might sound eerily similar: People wake up, brush their teeth, maybe take a ...

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