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Jazz Jennings says she's 'not afraid' of Trump administration's anti-transgender plan

By Johnny Diaz South Florida teen trans advocate Jazz Jennings reacted on social media to news that the legal term of transgender could possibly be eradicated under President Donald Trump‘s administration. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that a draft of a memo from the federal department seeks to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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GOP candidate is 'wrong' for Nevada, say 12 relatives 'compelled to protect our family name'

By Isaac Stanley-Becker “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”Abraham Lincoln’s famous line, which he drew from scripture in 1858 as a contest took shape over the future of the Union, bears repeating ahead of a contest of a different sort, one waged in voting booths rather than on a bloody battlefield.Families… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Twitter removes accounts linked to Alex Jones, Infowars

By Associated Press Twitter has removed some accounts thought to be used to circumvent a ban on conspiracy-monger Alex Jones and Infowars, the company said Tuesday. A Twitter spokesman confirmed that the accounts had been removed but provided no additional comment. The company says it usually does not discuss specific… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Saudis plotted Jamal Khashoggi's killing for days, Turkish president says

By Suzan Fraser, Zeynep Bilginsoy and Christopher Torchia Saudi officials murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate after plotting his death for days, Turkey’s president said Tuesday, contradicting Saudi Arabia’s explanation that the writer was accidentally killed. He demanded that the kingdom reveal the identities of all involved,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Explosive device found near George Soros' home, authorities say

By Associated Press A bomb was found in a mailbox at the suburban New York compound of George Soros, the liberal billionaire philanthropist who has been the target of right-wing conspiracy theorists, authorities said Tuesday. Federal investigators were reviewing surveillance video to determine whether the package… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Intruder tried to sexually attack sleeping woman, Miami Beach police say

By Johnny Diaz Police are looking for a man who broke into a Miami Beach apartment and tried to sexually assault a sleeping woman. It happened about 6 a.m. Sunday in the 8300 block of Crespi Boulevard in the city’s North Beach community. The woman was sleeping on her couch when the man broke into her apartment,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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93-year-old woman who fell out of bed kicked, bloodied by caretaker, cops say

By Doug Phillips After a 93-year-old woman fell out of bed, her caretaker yanked her up into a sitting position, kicked her in the leg — drawing blood — and then used a mop to wipe the evidence off the floor, Miami police say. Officers were called to the home in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood shortly after… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Sun Sentinel goes to court over school shooting records

By Megan O’Matz The South Florida Sun Sentinel, in its effort to inform the public about how and why 17 people died at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, is going to court to force Broward County’s school board, state attorney and sheriff to release certain records surrounding the mass shooting. The newspaper, along… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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A court halted his $22.4 million award for being shot by a deputy. Now he wants help from legislators.

By Sabrina Lolo, Chuck Weber, Juan Ortega A 25-year-old man who became a paraplegic after a deputy shot him has received $200,000 from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. That’s nowhere near the $22.4 million a federal jury had awarded him in 2016 — an amount an appeals court threw out earlier this year. Since the, Dontrell Stephens… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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WWE: Roman Reigns has leukemia, takes leave of absence

By Jay Reddick Reality isn’t the greatest sometimes. No matter who we are, we all have our struggles to deal with, big or small. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, there’s a good chance you see professional wrestling the way I often do – as a chance to escape real life and live in a fantasy world for a… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Dolphins' DeVante Parker disapproves of agent's comments, reiterates desire to be in Miami

By Safid Deen Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker said Monday night he wants to be in Miami, and does not agree with the comments his agent said about coach Adam Gase. “Of course I want to be here,” Parker said. “I don’t want to be anywhere else.” Parker’s agent, Jimmy Gould, questioned Gase’s competence following… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump and Republicans settle on fear and falsehoods as a midterm strategy

By Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker and Josh Dawsey President Donald Trump has settled on a strategy of fear – laced with falsehoods and racially-tinged rhetoric – to help lift his party to victory in the coming midterms, part of a broader effort to energize Republican voters with two weeks left until the Nov. 6 elections. Trump’s messaging – on… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump on Cruz: 'He's not Lyin' Ted anymore. He's Beautiful Ted.'

By Seung Min Kim and Felicia Sonmez President Donald Trump has a new nickname for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas. “He’s not Lyin’ Ted anymore. He’s Beautiful Ted,” Trump told reporters outside the White House on Monday before taking off for a rally for Cruz in the Lone Star State. “I call him Texas Ted.” Trump and Cruz memorably exchanged… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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More homeless on streets as shelters stop providing overnight beds

By Larry Barszewski Fewer homeless people have a place to get a bed for the night after two shelters in Broward County stopped their overnight programs because of mounting costs. The Broward Outreach Centers in Hollywood and Pompano Beach have provided 60 beds nightly to people living on the streets. Those who were… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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More homeless on streets as shelters stop providing overnight beds

By Larry Barszewski Fewer homeless people have a place to get a bed for the night after two shelters in Broward County stopped their overnight programs because of mounting costs. The Broward Outreach Centers in Hollywood and Pompano Beach have provided 60 beds nightly to people living on the streets. Those who were… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Ancient ‘Jerusalem’ Inscription Discovery Thrills Archaeologists in Israel

By Editor Photo Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority (Fox News) — A unique 2,000-year-old stone inscription unearthed in Israel has thrilled archaeologists. The find is the first full spelling of “Jerusalem” on a stone inscription, archaeologists recently confirmed. The artifact was found last winter during an excavation in the area of Jerusalem’s International… …read more Source:: Christian News Network       ...
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Florida man accused of groping airline passenger tells authorities president 'says it's OK'

By Associated Press A Florida man is accused of groping a female passenger while on a flight Sunday from Houston to Albuquerque and later telling authorities that the president of the United States “says it’s OK to grab women by their private parts.” Bruce Michael Alexander, 49, of Tampa made his initial appearance… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Cop who punched girl in viral video will not be disciplined

By Linda Trischitta A police officer will not be investigated for punching a teenage girl while subduing her at Coral Square Mall, an episode that attracted national attention when a cellphone video went viral. “No policy was violated,” Coral Springs Police Officer Tyler Reik said Monday. “The officers went through… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Some cooler nights, in the 60s and 70s, are finally coming to South Florida

By Juan Ortega A break from the record-setting heat is finally upon us in South Florida. Every night from Tuesday through Friday is forecast to hit the low 70s. And both Saturday and Sunday nights could dip even lower, reaching the upper 60s, according to the National Weather Service in Miami. The cooler temps… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Education

Carver Ranches' Creative Writing Club 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

– Carver Ranches Branch Auditorium Love to write or always wanted to write- Now is the time! Local playwright and documentary filmmaker Beth Marlow will lead this creative writing workshop. Share your writing and ideas with others. Get feedback, develop your writing skills, and have a fun time! To register call 954-357-6305 …read more Source:: Broward County Library       ...
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