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'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations

By Jake Coyle Bradley Cooper’s romance revival “A Star is Born” has led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble. Nominations were announced Wednesday morning in West Hollywood, Calif., from the actors guild, one of the most predictive bellwethers of the Academy… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Michael Cohen to be sentenced for crimes committed while working for Trump

By Matt Zapotosky, Devlin Barrett A federal judge on Wednesday will sentence President Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen for multiple crimes, including lying to Congress about a possible Trump business deal in Moscow and buying the silence during the 2016 presidential campaign of women who alleged affairs with the future president. … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn's lawyers ask judge to spare him prison time

By Eric Tucker, Chad Day Lawyers for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn are asking a judge to spare him prison time, saying he had devoted his career to his country and taken responsibility for an “uncharacteristic error in judgment.” The arguments to the judge Tuesday echoed those… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May could be ousted in no-confidence vote later today

By JIll Lawless British Conservative lawmakers forced a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May for Wednesday, throwing U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt. May vowed to fight for the leadership of her party and the country “with everything I’ve got” after opponents who have… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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FCE Graduate Honored by the Concordia Historical Institute

By wlchrist Robert A. Stevens, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was honored with the 2018 Award of Commendation from Concordia Historical Institute on November 8, 2018 in recognition of his excellent publication entitled: Anticipation Exceeded Realization: Saga of an Antebellum College. The Story of the Original Illinois State University. The Institute recognizes individual service, publications, and projects that advance the study and appreciation of Lutheran archives and history. Dr. Stevens was selected from over one hundred participants. Dr. Stevens is a current Academic Advisor at the Fischler Academy; he earned his doctorate degree with FCE in 2015. …read more Source:: NSU News       ...
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Former Deputy Scot Peterson argues he had 'no legal duty' to protect Stoneman Douglas students and staff

By Rafael Olmeda The only armed deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day of Nikolas Cruz’s deadly rampage had “no legal duty” to protect the students and faculty from harm, the deputy’s lawyer argued in court Wednesday morning. Scot Peterson, who has since resigned from the Broward Sheriff’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Former Deputy Scot Peterson argues he had 'no legal duty' to protect Stoneman Douglas students and staff

By Rafael Olmeda The only armed deputy stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School the day of Nikolas Cruz’s deadly rampage had “no legal duty” to protect the students and faculty from harm, the deputy’s lawyer argued in court Wednesday morning. Scot Peterson, who has since resigned from the Broward Sheriff’s… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Parkland shooting report cites failures by sheriff's office and school district

By Skyler Swisher, David Fleshler The Broward Sheriff’s Office displayed deficiencies in training, command and individual performance in the response to the Parkland school shooting, according to a draft report released Wednesday by the state commission investigating the massacre. The report by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Water main break rains onto rush hour traffic

By Joe Cavaretta It was a water main break disguised as a car wash. Vehicles driving on A1A in Hollywood just south of Sheridan Street Wednesday morning were getting soaked from a geyser-like spray before city workers were able to reduce its flow. Repairs to the broken water main were expected to be complete by… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Water main break rains onto rush hour traffic

By Joe Cavaretta It was a water main break disguised as a car wash. Vehicles driving on A1A in Hollywood just south of Sheridan Street Wednesday morning were getting soaked from a geyser-like spray before city workers were able to reduce its flow. Repairs to the broken water main were expected to be complete by… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel       ...
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Procrastinators take note: Holiday shipping deadlines for Amazon, USPS, UPS, FedEx

By Doreen Christensen Procrastinators take note: The deadline is fast approaching to get those gifts in the mail to arrive by Christmas Eve. Here are holiday shipping schedules for Amazon, FedEx, the United States Postal Service and UPS. Amazon Dec. 14: Final day for free shipping Dec. 17: Final day for standard shipping … …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Police thought he was eaten by alligators in 2000. Now his high school sweetheart is on trial for his murder.

By Meagan Flynn Somewhere beneath Lake Seminole, in the spot where tree stumps jutted out of the water like claws, investigators thought they would find Mike Williams. It was the evening of Dec. 16, 2000, the date of Williams’s wedding anniversary with his high school sweetheart, Denise. He’d told his wife he… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

By Associated Press The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta. The light earthquake occurred Wednesday around 4:14 a.m. about 7 miles northeast of Decatur. About 13 minutes later, a 3.3 magnitude aftershock then struck. There did not appear to… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Amazon Go cashierless stores may land at airports

By Rachel Siegel A new frontier for Amazon Go stores may be opening. The retail giant is exploring the debut of its techy, scan-and-go shops at airports, according to a report by Reuters. So far, Amazon has opened seven brick-and-mortar locations in Seattle, Chicago and San Francisco. And on Monday, The Telegraph… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Stoneman Douglas report cites failures by sheriff's office and school district

By Skyler Swisher, David Fleshler The Broward Sheriff’s Office displayed deficiencies in training, command and individual performance in the response to the Parkland school shooting, according to a draft report released Wednesday by the state commission investigating the massacre. The report by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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Cold-stunned tourists come to South Florida to get warm and so do turtles

By The Associated Press It’s not only people who come to South Florida during the winter months in order to warm up. Officials say 32 cold-stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtles rescued off New England’s coast have arrived in the Florida Keys to warm up at the Turtle Hospital. A volunteer group of general aviation pilots,… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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NASA's Mars lander takes selfie from above with robotic arm

By Marcia Dunn NASA’s new Mars lander has taken a selfie from above, using a camera on its long robotic arm. The InSight lander snapped a series of pictures that NASA turned into a stunning mosaic, released Tuesday. InSight landed on Mars on Nov. 26. In the two weeks since, scientists are thrilled to find the… …read more Source:: Sun-Sentinel headlines       ...
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