• Virus delays Rio’s Carnival for first time in a century

    Virus delays Rio’s Carnival for first time in a century0

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Rio de Janeiro delayed its annual Carnival parade, saying Thursday night that the global spectacle cannot go ahead in February because of Brazil’s continued vulnerability to the pandemic. Rio’s League of Samba Schools, LIESA, announced that the spread of the coronavirus has made it impossible to safely hold the traditional parades

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  • Trump arrives to Doral after rally in Jacksonville

    Trump arrives to Doral after rally in Jacksonville0

    DORAL, Fla. – Dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump waited under the rain on Thursday night for a glimpse of the caravan in Miami-Dade County’s city of Doral. Trump arrived on Air Force One after an open-air rally at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville. Face masks and social distancing were not required and there were

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  • Reporter arrested after deputies’ shooting won’t be charged

    Reporter arrested after deputies’ shooting won’t be charged0

    LOS ANGELES – A radio reporter taken into custody while covering a demonstration the night two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were shot will not be criminally charged, the county’s district attorney’s office said Thursday. Josie Huang, a journalist for NPR affiliate KPCC, was slammed to the ground by deputies and accused of interfering with

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  • Mobile park fire affects 2 families in Pompano Beach

    Mobile park fire affects 2 families in Pompano Beach0

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A fire on Thursday at the Highland Village Mobile Park in Pompano Beach affected two families, including three children. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies and Red Cross volunteers responded to 4900 NE 2nd Ave. The Red Cross volunteers are helping the family with recovery planning. Firefighters are investigating the cause of the fire.

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  • Florida’s top court limits total liability to $300K in Parkland school shooting victims’ lawsuit

    Florida’s top court limits total liability to $300K in Parkland school shooting victims’ lawsuit0

    PARKLAND, Fla. – The Florida Supreme Court ruled Thursday against the families of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victims in a lawsuit against the Broward County School Board. The court ruled that the school board is only obligated to pay up to $300,000 in liability payments, to be shared among all the families

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  • Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material

    Thailand sues Facebook, Twitter for allowing banned material0

    BANGKOK – Thailand’s government lodged complaints with police Thursday against Facebook and Twitter, alleging they failed to comply with court orders to block content judged illegal under Thai law. Minister of Digital Economy and Society Buddhipongse Punnakanta said at a news conference that it was the first time his ministry has taken such action against

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