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Body cam captures 6-year-old's tearful pleas during arrest

A police officer's body camera shows a 6-year-old Florida girl crying and begging officers not to arrest her as one fastens zip ties around her wrists at a charter school. The video Kaia Rolle's family shared with the Orlando Sentinel and other media outlets Monday shows the girl being arrested in September for kicking and punching staff members at her Orlando charter school. “What are those for?” Kaia asks about the zip ties in the video.
Tags: Florida, News, Orlando, Orlando Sentinel, Kaia, Kaia Rolle


‘They’re in a World of Hurt.’ 39 States to Investigate Juul’s Marketing Tactics

(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A coalition of 39 states will look into the marketing and sales of vaping products by Juul Labs, including whether the company targeted youths and made misleading claims about nicotine content in its devices, officials announced Tuesday. Attorneys general from Connecticut, Florida, Nevada, Oregon and Texas said they will lead the multi-state investigation into San Francisco-based Juul, which also is facing lawsuits by teenagers and others who say they became addicted to ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, California, Virginia, Massachusetts, Uncategorized, San Francisco, Maine, Connecticut, Courts, Fda, Nevada, Vaping, Donald Trump, Stanford University


Strangers jumped into a Florida canal to rescue a woman from her sinking car

Molly Pedrone doesn't remember crashing her white Kia Soul into a Boca Raton canal or being pulled from the sinking vehicle by bystanders who jumped in to save her. But she is grateful.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Boca Raton, Kia Soul, Molly Pedrone


‘I Don’t Want to Go in a Police Car.’ Body Camera Footage Captures Handcuffed 6-Year-Old’s Tearful Pleas During Arrest at School

(ORLANDO, Fla.) — A police officer’s body camera shows a 6-year-old Florida girl crying and begging officers not to arrest her as one fastens zip ties around her wrists at a charter school. The video Kaia Rolle’s family shared with the Orlando Sentinel and other media outlets Monday shows the girl being arrested in September for kicking and punching staff members at her Orlando charter school. “What are those for?” Kaia asks about the zip ties in the video. “They’re for you,” Officer Dennis...
Tags: Florida, News, Uncategorized, Turner, Orlando, Orlando Fla, Orlando Sentinel, Dennis Turner, Kaia, Onetime, Aramis Ayala, Orlando Rolon, Kaia Rolle, Lucious Emma Nixon


A rare, 'cryptic' rainbow snake was spotted in a Florida forest for the first time since 1969

A rainbow snake, also known as an "eel moccasin," was spotted in Florida's Ocala National Forest for the first time in five decades.
Tags: Florida, News, Ocala National Forest


Marco Rubio's recent rant on socialism accidentally proved Marx right

In April 2019, the Hard Times (my personal favorite satire site) posted a piece titled, "I Was Brainwashed by the Liberal Media. Then I Saw a Video of a Man Ranting Alone in a Truck." I Was Brainwashed by the Liberal Media. Then I Saw a Video of a Man Ranting Alone in a Truck https://t.co/Ysk94jjOA3 — The Hard Times (@REALpunknews) April 20, 2019 If you've somehow been fortunate enough to avoid this trend, I can assure you: truck rants are a whole sub-genre unto themselves. And just the o...
Tags: Post, Florida, News, Marxism, Marco Rubio, Karl Marx, Satire, Rubio, Marx, CC BY SA, Engels, Democratic Socialism, The Hard Times, Farce, Truck Rant, Michael Vadon Flickr


Will your vote count? Veil of secrecy makes it impossible for Florida voters to know

Florida forced all 67 election supervisors to sign nondisclosure agreements in order to get training and funding to fight hacking.         [Author: Tallahassee Democrat]
Tags: Florida, News, Tallahassee, Tallahassee Democrat


Dramatic video shows man rushing to save driver suffering from seizure

A man jumped in a Florida canal to save a woman suffering an epileptic seizure from a sinking car.         [Author: Storyful]
Tags: Florida, News, Storyful


A rare, 'cryptic' rainbow snake was spotted in a Florida forest for the first time since 1969

A rainbow snake, also known as an "eel moccasin," was spotted in Florida's Ocala National Forest for the first time in five decades.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Usa Today, Ocala National Forest


Democrat's reaction to Sanders' comments on Castro policy: 'Absolutely unacceptable'

A Democratic congresswoman from Florida said Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders' partial defense of Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution was "absolutely unacceptable."
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, Fidel Castro, Castro, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


Lawmaker's reaction to Sanders' comments on Castro policy: 'Absolutely unacceptable'

A Democratic congresswoman from Florida said Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders' partial defense of Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution was "absolutely unacceptable."
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, Fidel Castro, Castro, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


Sanders praises some of Castro's policies, angering Republicans and Democrats in Florida

Bernie Sanders praised portions of Cuba's socialist system. That's rarely a winning proposition in Florida, home to many Cuban Americans.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Usa Today, Cuba, Castro, Bernie Sanders, Sanders


Sanders Takes Some Florida Heat On Castro Comments

Fresh off of an overwhelming victory in Nevada, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) offered up fodder for critics — many in Florida — Sunday as he maintained that some good came from Fidel Castro’s leadership during the Cuban Revolution. “We’re very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba, but you know, it’s unfair to simply say everything is bad,” Sanders said in a “60 Minutes” interview with Anderson Cooper. “You know? When Fidel Castro came into office, you know what he did? He had a massive li...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, China, Russia, America, Joe Biden, Anderson Cooper, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Donald Trump, Castro, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Soviet Union


Herpes-carrying monkeys brought to Florida for tourism may multiply out of control

An invasive species of herpes-carrying monkeys is growing in size, raising the possibility of confrontations with humans, a scientist says.         [Author: USA TODAY NETWORK]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, USA TODAY Network


Bernie Sanders's Comments on Fidel Castro Provoke Anger in Florida

Bernie Sanders told “60 Minutes” that it would be “unfair” to say “everything is bad” about Cuba’s Communist revolution.
Tags: Florida, News, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Castro, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Democratic Party, Bernard, Fidel, Politics And Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Presidential Election of 2020, 60 Minutes (TV Program, Miami (Fla, Communism (Theory and Philosophy


Democratic lawmaker's reaction to Sanders' comments on Fidel Castro policy: 'Absolutely unacceptable'

A Democratic congresswoman from Florida said Monday that Sen. Bernie Sanders' partial defense of Fidel Castro's Cuban revolution was "absolutely unacceptable."
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Fidel Castro, Sanders, Sen Bernie Sanders


With Liberty and Two-Track Justice for All

‘Equal Justice Under Law.”What a joke!Those four stirring words, chiseled into the marble atop the U.S. Supreme Court’s portico, were transformed into a punchline Thursday. That statement in stone is now the legal equivalent of a cream pie tossed in Shemp’s face, in a vintage Three Stooges comedy short.U.S. district judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced President Donald J. Trump’s friend and informal adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison for witness tampering, obstruction of ...
Tags: Florida, News, Justice, Maryland, Washington Post, Washington, Russia, America, Cisco, Cnn, Fbi, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Jeff Daniels, Columbia University, State Department


Florida Democrats think Sanders' Castro comments could cost him the state in November

Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) recent comments about the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro are brewing up a storm among Florida lawmakers, especially in the Democratic Party.During a 60 Minutes interview Sunday evening on CBS, Sanders argued it was unfair to malign every aspect of Castro's regime, praising achievements like the country's literacy program. He condemned its authoritarian nature, but despite that clarification, Sanders' comments were enough to cause a backlash in Florida...
Tags: Florida, News, Time, Bloomberg, Gop, Warren Buffett, Fidel Castro, Castro, Trump, Sanders, Democratic, Democratic Party, Sen Bernie Sanders I VT, Fla, Weinstein, Mike Bloomberg


Hurricanes send package featuring Haula to Panthers for Trocheck

While the Hurricanes and Panthers pursue playoff spots, the two teams decided to be trade partners on Monday. Florida sent the 26-year-old center to Carolina in exchange for Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark, Chase Priskie, and Eetu Luostarinen “Vincent brings elements of skill and competitiveness that fit the mold of the style we want to play,” said Hurricanes GM Don Waddell. He's a right-handed center who is excellent in the face-off circle.
Tags: Florida, News, Ice Hockey, Vincent, Carolina, Haula, Trocheck, Don Waddell, Eetu Luostarinen, Erik Haula Lucas Wallmark Chase Priskie


‘It’s Unfair to Say Everything Was Bad’: Sanders Defends Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro

Senator Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) praised Cuban dictator Fidel Castro in an interview with CBS's 60 Minutes aired on Sunday."We're very opposed to the authoritarian nature of Cuba but you know, it's unfair to simply say everything is bad. You know?" Sanders said. "When Fidel Castro came into office, you know what he did? He had a massive literacy program. Is that a bad thing? Even though Fidel Castro did it?"When host Anderson Cooper pointed out that Cuba imprisons political dissident...
Tags: Florida, News, Vladimir Putin, Marco Rubio, Cbs, Anderson Cooper, Cuba, Fidel Castro, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Castro, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Kim Jong, Fla, Daniel Ortega


U.S. Supreme Court turns away religious bias claim against Walgreens

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to Walgreens, turning away an appeal by a fired former Florida employee of the pharmacy chain who asked not to work on Saturdays for religious reasons as a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The justices declined to review a lower court ruling in Darrell Patterson's religious discrimination lawsuit that concluded that his demand to never work on Saturday, observed as the Sabbath by Seventh-day Adventists, placed an undue hardship on Wal...
Tags: Florida, News, Walgreens, Orlando, U S Supreme Court, Seventh Day Adventist Church, Darrell Patterson, Walgreens Patterson


Family of Florida man killed by sheriff's deputy argues to overturn $4 verdict award

Three federal appeals judges will decide whether to overturn a $4 verdict awarded to relatives of Gregory Hill Jr, who was killed by a deputy in 2014.         [Author: Treasure Coast]
Tags: Florida, News, Treasure Coast, Gregory Hill Jr


The Green New Deal Is Not The Least Bit Radical

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  Speaking in Colorado on Thursday, President Trump went after a favorite target: wind turbines. “They want to use wind,” he complained. “Wind blow, wind please, please keep the birds away from those windmills, please.” “You look at Palm Springs, California. Take a look. Palm Springs,” he continued. “They’re all over the place. They’re closed, they’re rotting, they look like hell,” Trump said. When President Trump talks...
Tags: Florida, Texas, News, Colorado, America, Medicare, Nevada, Cafe, Trump, Inslee, Palm Springs California, Sunshine State, John Light, Sen Ed Markey, Arizona Colorado, Palgrave Macmillan


American Gauff breaks into top 50 at the age of 15

American teenage sensation Coco Gauff made her top 50 debut in the updated WTA rankings released on Monday, becoming the first 15-year-old in 15 years to achieve the feat. Gauff, who continued her dramatic rise by reaching the fourth round on her Australian Open debut before losing to eventual champion Sofia Kenin, emulates Bulgarian Sesil Karatantcheva, who made the top 50 at the same age in Aug. 2005. Florida-based Gauff has enjoyed a sensational run on the professional circuit since July last...
Tags: Florida, News, Tennis, Wta, Sofia Kenin, Sesil Karatantcheva, Gauff, Coco Gauff


United States: Can ‘Hijacking' A Single Cryptocurrency Network Violate Antitrust Laws? - BakerHostetler

On Jan. 28, a federal judge in Florida dismissed without prejudice the nation's first antitrust suit involving cryptocurrency.
Tags: Florida, News, United States


Baby has been missing for weeks. Now police are offering an $8,000 reward

It's been weeks since a newborn baby in Florida went missing. Officials are now offering an $8,000 reward to locate the baby boy.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories


A baby in Florida has been missing for weeks. Now police are offering an $8,000 reward

It's been weeks since a newborn baby in Florida went missing. Officials are now offering an $8,000 reward to locate the infant boy.
Tags: Florida, Cnn


Injured Female Manatee and Her Calf Rescued in Florida Waters

(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A female manatee named Marlin and its calf were rescued after wildlife specialists found them injured in Florida waters. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports the pair is being treated for wounds and infections at the Miami Seaquarium. The mother was found Saturday with boat strike wounds. The female calf has a wound on her underside. On Tuesday, rescuers initially spotted the mother swimming sideways, which indicates lung damage. On Wednesday, the manatees swam away a...
Tags: Florida, News, Uncategorized, Seaworld, Miami, Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, South Florida Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale Fla, Marlin, Wildlife Conservation Commission, Onetime


Former D.E.A. Agent Charged With Laundering Colombian Drug Money

Federal prosecutors say Jose Ismael Irizarry used cash seized during undercover drug operations to buy jewelry, cars and a house in Cartagena.
Tags: Florida, News, Colombia, Money Laundering, Frauds and Swindling, Drug Cartels, Drug Abuse and Traffic, Informers, Cartagena (Colombia, Jose Ismael Irizarry


Astros confiscate fan’s sign, booed in first spring training game

The Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal was taken to a whole new level on Saturday. The team held its first spring training game of the year in Florida on Saturday, a matchup against the Washington Nationals, and were naturally booed heavily throughout the contest. One man even brought a fairly clever sign to hold up behind home plate to honor the reigning World Series champions — who are caught up in a massive cheating scandal that has dominated the offseason.
Tags: Florida, News, Washington, Houston Astros



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