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Pedestrian killed in crash involving three cars

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 19:10

A pedestrian is dead and a driver is in critical condition after a two-car crash in Hallandale Beach on Sunday night.

Two drivers were involved in an altercation near Atlantic Shores Boulevard and Northeast 12th Avenue. The driver of a white van tried to leave, but hit another car, said Hallandale...

Suspect in shooting of 3 Kansas City cops dies in standoff

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 18:05

A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said.

The three officers' wounds were not life-threatening, police said.

The suspect, whose name...

Driver dies after crashing into light pole in Wynwood

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 17:10

One man died in a fiery single-car wreck in Wynwood on Sunday afternoon after he drove into a light-pole, reports say.

Live wires from the pole fell on at least two unoccupied cars, which caught fire. At least 10 cars were damaged, The Miami Herald reported.

The man in his 40s was pulled out of...

Driver waiting at red light stabbed in the chest

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 16:20

A man waiting at a red light was stabbed to death in his car, Riviera Beach Police said.

Douglas Walter Stennett, 27, is charged with second-degree homicide, said Rose Anne Brown, a Riviera Beach Police spokeswoman.

Police said Stennett was stopped at the intersection of Dr. Martin Luther King...

Immigrant children held in shelters: 'They told us to behave, or we'd be here forever'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:55

When the 8-year-old stepped off a plane here earlier this month with freshly cut bangs and a shelter-issued sweatsuit, she was met by crowds and television cameras and finally, in a carpeted airport conference room, by the mother who had been taken from her two months earlier at the border.

But...

Papers stolen in daring Israeli raid on Tehran archive reveal extent of Iran's past weapons research

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:20

New details from a trove of Iranian nuclear documents stolen by Israeli spies early this year show that Tehran obtained explicit weapons-design information from a foreign source and was on the cusp of mastering key bombmaking technologies when the research was ordered halted 15 years ago.

Iran's...

These 3 Florida university presidents are among the 10 highest paid in U.S.

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:00

Florida’s public universities lead the nation in one area — how much they pay their presidents.

The leaders of three state universities — the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida and the University of Florida, — all made more than $1 million in the 2016-17 school year,...

Trump calls European Union a 'foe' of the U.S. before Putin summit

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:35

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

Trump and his top aides were downplaying expectations...

NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer files suits over 'hate and vitriol' directed at her

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 14:15

Marion Hammer, the National Rifle Association’s influential Tallahassee lobbyist, filed federal and state lawsuits Friday seeking more than $2 million in damages from five men she says have targeted her over her Second Amendment advocacy following the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

World Cup finale watch parties | Photos

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 13:50
Emotions ran the gamut from jubilation to dejection during the World Cup watch party Sunday at the Croatian American Cultural Center in Deerfield Beach and at Haulover Beach in Miami.

Pussy Riot upstages Vladimir Putin with protest that halts World Cup final

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 13:05

Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side, claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a global audience watched.

Stewards tackled the three...

‘Hotel Transylvania 3’ tops charts, ‘Skyscraper’ with Dwayne Johnson stumbles at box office

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 12:40

“Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” has checked into the No. 1 spot at the box office in its opening weekend and left the Dwayne Johnson action thriller, “Skyscraper,” in the dust.

Sony Pictures estimated Sunday that the animated family movie earned $44.1 million from North American theaters.

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Lauderhill officer shoots Sunrise robbery suspect, police say

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 11:45

A Lauderhill officer shot a robbery suspect Sunday around 10 a.m., an hour after getting an alert that the man had robbed a gas station in neighboring Sunrise, a police official said.

The suspect was taken to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where he is in stable condition.

The...

'I hadn't thought' of asking Putin to extradite indicted Russian agents, Trump says

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 09:28

President Donald Trump said in a new interview airing Sunday that he hadn't thought of pressing Russian President Vladimir Putin on extraditing the dozen Russian officials charged with hacking Democratic emails, while continuing to blame Democrats for the stolen emails that upended the 2016 presidential...

Paraglider charged for breaching no-fly security zone with anti-Trump banner in Scotland

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 07:26

A man has been charged in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying, Scottish police said Sunday.

The paraglider carried a banner reading "Trump: Well Below Par" Friday night over...

Sun Sentinel Editorial Page editor Rosemary O'Hara wins award for her reporting on poverty

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 07:10

Rosemary O'Hara, editorial page editor of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, has won the 2018 Cameron Duncan Media Award for her outstanding reporting on poverty.

O’Hara, a graduate of the University of Florida, accepted the award Sunday at the RESULTS International Conference in Washington, D.C.,...

The stunning cosplay of Florida Supercon | Video, photos

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 06:55

Watch the video above to see Florida Supercon fans dress up as their favorite characters, from princesses to superheroes to elves.

A record crowd of 60,000 people is expected at this year’s event, which runs through Sunday at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.

The four-day...

Old Navy has $3 uniform polo shirts for kids today

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 06:30

For families still back-to-school shopping, Old Navy has a sale worth stopping for today. All uniform polo shirts for kids are $3 this weekend only.

The sale is good online and in stores but several restrictions apply: There is a limit of five shirts per transaction, and the offer cannot be combined...

Do you know him? Bank robber hits Wells Fargo branch in Hollywood

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 15:30

A man demanded money from an employee at a Hollywood bank on Saturday morning after implying he had a gun, police say.

The robber walked into the Wells Fargo branch at 6600 Taft Street at 10 a.m., left with an undisclosed amount of cash, and fled in a white, older model van, police said.

Customers...

10,000 protest Trump in Edinburgh; UK police seek paraglider

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 13:21

From the capital of Edinburgh to seaside golf resorts, thousands in Scotland staged colorful, peaceful protests against Donald Trump on Saturday as the U.S. president played golf at one of his luxury retreats.

Trump and his wife, Melania, are spending the weekend out of the spotlight at his Scottish...

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