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Historic capture: How undercover agents hunted down a Nazi in hiding

By Susannah Bryan He almost got away. But fate — and a relentless team of Israeli secret service agents — had other plans for Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi war criminal who found safe haven in Buenos Aires after World War II ended in 1945. The compelling story of his capture in 1961 and subsequent trial is told in the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Tropics getting busy again; forecasters remind that hurricane season is far from over

By David Selig As forecasters warn that there’s still plenty of hurricane season remaining, the National Hurricane Center is tracking four disturbances in the Atlantic Ocean. The one that seems most worth keeping an eye on is a tropical wave off the coast of Africa that the Hurricane Center says has a 60 percent… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Trump walks back his plan to declassify Russia probe documents

By Devlin Barrett President Donald Trump on Friday walked back his order earlier this week to declassify information in the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying Justice Department officials and others had convinced him not to declassify it for the time being. The retreat from his… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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At 17, she faced life in prison for drug trafficking. After a lucky break, she's now on TV helping others.

By Anne Geggis Her manicured nails, blonde hair and big hoop earrings that dust her shoulders have her ready for her close-up, yet this TV show scene has Alexandria “Allie” Severino helping her friend with some of the dirtiest work there is. “Uh, is that a cockroach?” she asks, helping the friend clean out the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Construction leads job growth in South Florida while unemployment shrinks

By Marcia Heroux Pounds Construction job growth boomed in South Florida, while unemployment declined in August, according to data released Friday by Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity. Broward County added 3,900 jobs in construction while Palm Beach County added 3,800, and Miami-Dade County, 6,700, according… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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On the Horizon: Carnival's new ship brings Dr. Seuss, Guy Fieri BBQ to Miami

By Jennifer Jhon Carnival’s newest ship, Horizon, has arrived in Miami, bringing a number of fun elements for guests of all ages on the Miami-based cruise line’s biggest ship to date. The Horizon will sail out of PortMiami on six- and eight-day cruises throughout the Caribbean. The 14-deck ship accommodates 3,934… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Bicyclist dies in Deerfield Beach crash

By Linda Trischitta A man riding a bicycle before sunrise Friday was struck and killed by a car in Deerfield Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. The fatal collision happened on westbound Hillsboro Boulevard beneath the Interstate 95 overpass, BSO spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Bicyclist dies in Deerfield Beach crash

By Linda Trischitta A man riding a bicycle before sunrise Friday was struck and killed by a car in Deerfield Beach, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. The fatal collision happened on westbound Hillsboro Boulevard beneath the Interstate 95 overpass, BSO spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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President Trump abandons restraint, calls out Kavanaugh's accuser by name

By Alan Fram and Lisa Mascaro President Donald Trump challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault by name Friday, saying that if the alleged attack was that “bad” then she would have filed charges. Abandoning his previous restraint, Trump tweeted: “I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Alec Baldwin will return to play Donald Trump on 'SNL'

By Variety Alec Baldwin will reprise his impression of President Donald Trump in the 44th season of “Saturday Night Live,” the actor revealed during the “Origins” podcast with author James Andrew Miller, a longtime “SNL” chronicler. “Trump is insane. I think most people know, the guy – he is insane. We have… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Hialeah and Cuban families are the comedy in new web series

By Johnny Diaz A multi-generational Cuban family in South Florida. An American English-speaking newcomer. And the cultural clashes between the two. It may sound a little like the classic WPBT-Ch. 2 sitcom “ ¿Que Pasa, USA? but this is “Hialeah,” a new web series set in Miami-Dade’s second largest city. The bilingual… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center in New York City

By Associated Press Police say three infants and two adults were stabbed at an overnight day care center in New York City. All are in critical but stable condition. Authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday at a home in Queens. They say a 3-day-old girl and a 1-month-old girl were stabbed in… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Phillip Frost steps down as chairman of financial firm

By Rob Wile Phillip Frost has stepped down as chairman of Miami-based financial group Ladenburg Thalmann, a role he has held since 2006, the firm announced late Thursday. Earlier this month, Frost was named in a securities fraud complaint brought by the SEC. Frost has denied the allegations. “I have decided… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Don't miss out!: Deadline extended for Top Workplaces nominations

By Ron Hurtibise, David Lyons If you haven’t yet submitted your nomination for the Sun Sentinel’s Top Workplaces program, you now have more time to do so. The nomination deadline has been extended to Nov. 2. Applicants are welcome to nominate their own workplace or another private- or public-sector organization. This is the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Justices order tobacco company to pay Delray Beach woman over $18 million

By WPEC CBS12 The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a tobacco company must pay a Delray Beach woman over $18 million for the death of her 58-year-old mother who died from lung cancer. In 2014, 67-year-old Gwendolyn Odom convinced a Palm Beach County jury that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco was responsible for… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at NYC day care center

By Associated Press Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, were stabbed at an overnight day care center in Queens. NBC New York reports that authorities say the stabbings happened just before 4 a.m. Friday. One of the infants, a girl, is in serious condition, but none of the injuries… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Freebie Friday: Free Apple iPhone Xs and deals; free entry at museums and Everglades National Park on Saturday

By Doreen Christensen Happy Freebie Friday! The iPhone Xs hits stores today and carriers are offering hot deals. See how to get the big, shiny Apple phone for free, or save up to $700. There are lots of fun, free, things to do this weekend. It’s Smithsonian Museum Day on Sept. 21. A ticket offers two people free entry… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Ask a real estate pro: Mortgage loan is just in my name. What happens if I die before my partner?

By Gary M. Singer Q: I own my home with my life partner with “right of survivorship” and understand that if one of us were to pass, the other would solely own the home. However, the mortgage loan is just in my name. What happens if I die before him? — Rochelle A: There are many different types of mortgage loans,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Commissioner and two newcomers seek open Tamarac mayor's job

By Lisa J. Huriash The Tamarac mayoral race comes down to experience vs. a call for change. Two political novices say they are a better choice for the city’s top elected job than an incumbent commissioner who has been in office for almost a decade. Seeking to replace retiring Mayor Harry Dressler are Commissioner… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Guard wanted sex, female inmate wanted drugs - now he's beind bars, too

By The Associated Press Authorities say a trainee guard at a Florida prison had sex with an inmate in exchange for drugs. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 26-year-old Nicholas Seaborn Jefferson was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of sexual misconduct. An arrest report says Jefferson acknowledged having… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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