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Lightning beat Blues in clash of top two teams.

Tampa Bay goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy erased the memory of a bad outing in St. Louis with one solid performance.Vasilevskiy stopped 32 shots, Nikita Kucherov and ...

- The Japan Times - JP

NASA Awards Contract for Safety, Mission Assurance Support.

NASA has awarded the Safety and Mission Assurance Support Services III contract to A-P-T Research, Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, for a broad range of services at the agency's Headquarters in Washington, Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and various sites supported by Kennedy's programs and projects.

- NASA - US

FPL gets state's OK to charge customers for cleaning saltwater plume at Turkey Point.

State regulators Tuesday approved a controversial proposal by Florida Power & Light to collect at least $176.4 million from customers for a project dealing with a saltwater plume that moved … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

There's a hidden cost to climate change. Many Florida taxpayers could foot the bill.

Waiting to address climate change could cost taxpayers in coastal cities — particularly in highly vulnerable Florida — in a way that not even the most progressive resiliency planners have … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Teacher's aide solicited nude photos, sex from girls, authorities say.

A teacher's aide at a middle school in Tampa, Fla., was arrested Monday on charges that he solicited nude photos and requested sex from two underage students.

- FOX News - US

Hondurans Keep Up Pressure on Presidential Vote Review.

Honduras has been on edge since its Nov. 26 presidential election, as yet undecided. On Sunday, thousands of supporters of opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla marched in Tegucigalpa, the capital city. They want the international community's attention – and its sustained pressure for a fairly decided outcome – ...

- Voice of America - US

How long does it take a burglar to get a motor into a shopping cart? Watch him struggle.

He's one determined burglar. Surveillance video released Tuesday by Miami police showed a man trying repeatedly to load a gate motor into a shopping cart at the Center of Haitian … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

GOP congressman to Trump: Mueller probe 'infected with bias'.

A Florida congressman who has said that the country is at risk of a coup d'etat' by Special Counsel Robert Mueller says he warned President Donald Trump personally last week that Mueller's Russia investigation is infected with bias' against the president.Rep. Matt Gaetz, a freshman Republican, said he issued the warning ...

- POLITICO - US

3 Florida men charged in shark dragging video incident.

Florida wildlife officials and prosecutors have charged three men connected to a video of a shark being dragged behind a speeding boat.

- FOX News - US

3 Florida men charged in shark-dragging video.

The three Florida boaters seen in a viral video cruelly dragging a shark at a high speed' through the water —  prompting outcries of animal lynching' from some activists —  were charged Tuesday with felony counts, authorities said.

- FOX News - US

How Giancarlo Stanton became a legendary home run hitter and forced his way onto the New York Yankees.

Jennifer Stewart/GettyIt's not everyday that a reigning MVP is traded to one of the biggest teams in sports, but that's exactly what happened to Giancarlo Stanton earlier this week. After eight stellar seasons in Miami, the California native was flipped to the New York Yankees in exchange for Starlin Castro and a pair of ...

- Business Insider - US

US flight diverted because of coffee maker fumes

A US plane has been diverted to a Florida airport after fumes from a coffee maker were reported in the back of the aircraft.

- Stuff - NZ

Florida Bill Would Make it a Crime to be the Victim of Auto Theft

Wendgay Newton's bill takes victim blaming to a new level.

- Reason.com - US

Dolphins end Patriots' eight-game win streak

Jay Cutler threw three touchdown passes as the double-digit underdog Miami Dolphins upset the New England Patriots 27-20 Monday night at Hard Rock Stadium.

- The Daily Star - LB

2017 Breakthrough: Brooklynn Prince of 'The Florida Project'

NEW YORK — Seven-year-old Brooklynn Prince is sitting in a darkened TV studio with lights, cameras and control panels all around her. "Mission to Mars, mission to Mars," she says. "This is Apollo."Brooklynn, the cheerful star...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequally

If the House Republican tax bill became law, victims of hurricanes in Texas and Florida who've yet to account for all their losses could deduct them on their 2018 taxes. Not so for victims of the California wildfires.If the Senate...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

White cop sues Florida police department after three people of color are promoted

North Miami Police Department Sergeant Patrick McNally has filed an employment-discrimination lawsuit claiming he was passed over for promotion to commander because he is white, the Miami New Times reports. The lawsuit claims Sgt. McNally is a “white, U.S.-born police sergeant who was passed o...

- The Raw Story - US

As science becomes more international, scientific editorial boards lag behind

Across the world, countries are investing in science and technology, leading to the emergence of scientific hotspots outside of the traditional centers in the U.S. and Europe. However, a study publishing December 12 in the open access journal PLOS Biology by Johanna Espin, Emilio Bruna, and colleagues at the University of ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Special Report: Unfettered construction raises U.S. hurricane costs

When Hurricane Harvey sent two feet of water rolling into this small community about 35 miles north of Houston, Alfredo Becerra had to flee his modest 1,500-square-foot house. One month later, across the Gulf of Mexico in Big Pine Key, Florida, moving company driver Byron Keeble lost about $10,000 worth of belongings, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Flight diverted in Florida because of coffee maker fumes

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Southwest Airlines plane was diverted to a Florida airport after fumes from a coffee maker were reported in the back of the aircraft.According to a Pensacola News Journal report , airline spokesman Brian...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Derek Jeter is under fire for the baffling Giancarlo Stanton trade just 2 months after buying the Marlins

Joe Skipper/AP In two months as owner of the Miami Marlins, Derek Jeter has been criticized for his handling of the team. Many in the baseball world felt the Marlins didn't get enough in return for sending Giancarlo Stanton to the New York Yankees. The move came after Jeter was criticized for his handling of some long-time ...

- Business Insider - US

US judge bans prayer at Florida county's commission meetings

MELBOURNE, Fla. — A federal judge has barred a Florida county commission from opening its meetings with prayers.

- Billings Gazette - US

SpaceX delivery delayed a day; 1st reused rocket for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has delayed its latest grocery run for the International Space Station for at least a day.

- Billings Gazette - US

SpaceX delivery delayed a day; 1st reused rocket for NASA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has delayed its latest grocery run for the International Space Station for at least a day.The company now aims to launch its first recycled rocket for NASA on Wednesday.The unmanned Falcon originally...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Wild Senate race has nothing on past Alabama elections

Is the U.S. Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones the oddest campaign ever in Alabama? Hardly. In a race polls showed was too close to call … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Syrian opposition says government obstructing peace talks

The Syrian opposition said Tuesday that the government delegation to the Geneva peace talks refuses to negotiate with them directly and insists on only discussing terrorism. Opposition spokesman Yahya Aridi … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

The Latest: Gillibrand tells Trump: 'You cannot silence me'

The Latest on President Donald Trump and allegations of sexual misconduct : 9:10 a.m. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is responding to a Twitter attack by President Donald Trump over … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Historian Mary Beard connects Greek myths and Twitter trolls

For Mary Beard, the image of Hillary Clinton's severed head was the last straw. The Cambridge University classics professor had been pondering the influence of the ancient world on modern … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

The Latest: Turnout for Alabama vote could reach 25 percent

The Latest on Alabama's U.S. Senate election : 8:25 a.m. Alabama's top election official estimates that turnout for the hotly contested U.S. Senate election now underway will likely … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Trump-supporting PAC sends 12-year-old girl to interview Roy Moore

A Donald Trump-supporting political action committee sent a 12-year-old girl to interview Roy Moore in a set of videos that were first released on December 2. Jennifer Lawrence, from the PAC, says in one recap video they wanted to bring Millie March to show there is a wide range of people who support Judge Roy Moore.' ...

- Miami Herald - US

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November

Prices at the wholesale level rose 0.4 percent in November and 3.1 percent over the past year. It was the biggest annual jump in nearly six years and reflected a … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

US drone strike removes 'imminent threat' to Somali capital

A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed "an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu" by the al-Shabab extremist group, the U.S. Africa … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

The Latest: Subway bomb suspect charged

The Latest on the blast in the New York City subway system : 9:15 a.m. The New York Police Department says the man accused of the subway bombing … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

HRC to Honor Transgender Trailblazer and Advocate Gavin Grimm at Time to THRIVE Conference

Today the HRC Foundation announced that it will honor transgender advocate Gavin Grimm with an Upstander Award at the organization’s annual Time to THRIVE Conference on February 16-18 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando. The conference is co-presented by the National Education Association and the American ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

University of Florida study: Bird evolves virtually overnight to keep up with invasive prey

The federally endangered bird, the snail kite, was faced with an interesting dilemma: The island apple snail was good to eat, but about two to five times bigger than the native snail that the bird usually consumed. What's a hungry bird to do? Evolve – quickly.A study by a team of University of Florida researchers has ...

- ENN - US

A man got up to pee at Steak n' Shake, and he found a large audience

Deputies arrested a man they say urinated in front of dozens of customers in the middle of a Tampa Steak 'n Shake. According to broadcast reports, around 11:40 Saturday night … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Florida educator arrested after striking disabled student in the face, police say

A para-educator in Bartow was arrested Monday after police say she struck a disabled student in the face. Pamela Ann Murphy, 59, faces two counts of child abuse, according to … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Roy Moore Gives Closing Argument at 'Drain the Swamp' Rally in Lower Alabama

MIDLAND CITY, Alabama , Monday in Dale County roughly a mile off of U.S. Highway 231, a popular thoroughfare for tourists headed to Panama City Beach and points beyond in Florida, Alabama Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore made his last pitch to a packed house. The “Drain the Swamp” rally, set on the ...

- Breitbart - US

Special Report: Unfettered construction raises U.S. hurricane costs

By Benjamin Lesser and Ryan McNeill PATTON VILLAGE, Texas - When Hurricane Harvey sent two feet of water rolling into this small community about 35 miles north of Houston, Alfredo Becerra had to flee his modest 1,500-square-foot house. One month later, across the Gulf of Mexico in Big Pine Key, Florida, moving company ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Florida man gets life for killing girl who vanished in 1999

- Townhall.com - US

Dropped cellphone leads to crash with school bus in Florida

- Townhall.com - US

Florida man gets life for killing girl who vanished in 1999

A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a little girl who disappeared nearly 20 years ago.

- FOX News - US

Ama na may kapansanan, nagbabanat ng buto para maitaguyod ang mga anak

Mula nang pumanaw ang asawa dahil sa panganganak, mag-isa nang itinataguyod ng amang may polio ang dalawa niyang anak. Hanggang kailan niya kakayanin ang pagsubok ng buhay? Panoorin ang kuwento ni mang Orlando sa programang "FrontRow."

- GMA News - PH

Florida couple arrested for leaving boy in a trailer without food, furniture for 2 months

The boy who was kept in the trailer told authorities that he hadn't attended school for months.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Watch SpaceX launch a reflown ship on a reflown rocket live here

This launch has been moved and is now targeting the backup window of Wednesday, December 13 at 8:24 AM PST . The live stream will be available 15 minutes prior to that time above. SpaceX is launching a space station resupply mission later this morning, with an instantaneous launch window opening at 8:46 AM PST from its ...

- TechCrunch - US

Admin says big revenue from GOP tax plan; analysts less rosy

The Republican tax plan will deliver a swift adrenaline shot to the economy that will send hundreds of billions pouring into federal tax coffers, the Trump administration asserts in a … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Dems divided on when to fight over fate of young immigrants

For Illinois Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a passionate, liberal Democrat of Puerto Rican descent, there is no more important issue in the year-end budget showdown than protecting from deportation hundreds of … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Bangladesh condemns US attack in which citizen is suspect

Bangladesh's government condemned an attack on New York City's subway system, as it emerged that the suspect is an immigrant from the South Asian nation. "Bangladesh is committed to its … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders

With the prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics, it is no secret that Israel is … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in military

Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks. The new policy divulged … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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