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WATCH LIVE: SpaceX goes for a weekend rocket launch 'doubleheader'.

SpaceX/YouTubeLOS ANGELES — SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to lift off at 1:25 p.m. PDT Sunday from the coastal base, carrying 10 more ...

- Business Insider - US

Travel insider: Jennylee Molina on Miami, Florida.

Where is your favourite spot in Miami to have a coffee break? I love Enriqueta's Sandwich Shop. It is on the outskirts of Wynwood Arts District in the Midtown Miami/Edgewater area and has been there for years before the area boomed....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Mueller and Comey not as close as Trump and others suggest.

President Donald Trump and his associates are trying to draw attention to the relationship between special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey. It appears that Trump's description … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

For sale: 7 properties for boat enthusiasts.

Pottsboro, Texas. This four-bedroom modern home provides direct lake access with a boat slip. The open-layout home features a wall of windows, roll-up doors, and water views from most rooms. A deck off the main living space has low-profile wire railings and overlooks the water. The 2-acre lot includes a lawn with a fire ...

- The Week - US

Bill Clinton lauds cities upholding Paris agreement at mayors' summit.

Former President Bill Clinton on Saturday praised mayors from across the country for signing on to uphold the goals of the Paris climate accord while also pushing cities to 'deliver' on its aims.While speaking at the U.S. Conference of Mayors 85th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Clinton spoke about President Donald Trump's ...

- POLITICO - US

Mayors to Trump: Immigration orders meddle with cities.

MIAMI BEACH, Florida — Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with US cities' affairs. More than 250 mayors are meeting at the US Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach to take a stance on issues from climate change to the federal budget and health care. They are reviewing ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

4 ways PR pros can react to tragic events.

When a tragedy strikes—such as the recent mass shooting in Orlando or deaths of Prince, Anton Yelchin and David Bowie—PR tactics can be risky. Here's a guide to navigating the news.

- PrDaily.com - US

5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written.

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Half of Florida's legislators rate 'F' or 'D' in their support for open records.

Half of Florida's legislators failed or nearly failed in a review of their support for public records and meetings given by Florida newspapers and an open-government group after this year's … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Bill Clinton takes a jab at partisan politics in Miami Beach speech.

In a roughly hourlong speech given to dozens of mayors gathered in Miami Beach, former President Bill Clinton lauded the city leaders' commitment to the Paris climate accord in the … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities.

Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with U.S. cities' affairs. More than 250 mayors are meeting at the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

This week at progressive state blogs: #PinkOut protests; Ohio's mediocre job gains; propping up coal

This week at progressive state blogs is designed specifically to focus attention on the writing and analysis of people focused on their home turf. Let me know via comments or Kosmail if you have a favorite state- or city-based blog you think I should be watching. Here is the June 17 edition. Inclusion of a blog post does ...

- Daily Kos - US

DoE head displays willful ignorance while killer heat waves broil the southwest

Back when I lived in Florida and explained to residents there how awful summers back in Texas could be, some would downplay it by saying but in Texas, it's a dry heat.' Maybe, but when the mercury goes over the triple digit mark it doesn't really matter how dry it is. Humid or arid, that kind of heat can kill. With climate ...

- Daily Kos - US

Florida block party shooting leaves one dead, four wounded

- Police said on Saturday they were searching for a suspect or suspects who fired gunshots at a large neighborhood block party in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the early hours of the morning, killing one man and wounding four others.

- Reuters - US

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S. Conferences of Mayors meeting in Miami Beach.

- WRAL.com - US

Plane crashes into vacant Florida daycare, killing one

A single-engine plane crashed into an empty daycare in southwest Florida, killing one person, Lee County Sheriffs officials said.

- UPI - US

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S. Conferences of Mayors meeting in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

'I thought they were going to gun us down': White nationalists disrupt Florida racial justice seminar

A group of white supremacists barged into a racial justice training course in south Florida on Saturday, frightening organizers and attendees , who believed they were about to get shot in a Dylann Roof-style assault. On Saturday, social justice educator and activist Lutze Segu hosted a racial ...

- The Raw Story - US

Nation's Mayors Pledge Own Paris Agreement: 'Can't Depend on Our National Government Anymore'

Mayors attending the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Miami Beach this weekend took a tour of streets that have been raised in anticipation of rising sea levels and pledged to uphold the goals of the Paris climate change agreement that former President Barack Obama signed onto and from which President Donald Trump withdrew.

- Breitbart - US

Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app

Florida startup Relevnt is experimenting with a new approach to online publishing. Founder and CEO Winder Hughes said that it's become unrealistic to expect readers to download an app for every publication that they follow, or even to type a bunch of URLs into their mobile browser. At the same time, when publishers rely on ...

- TechCrunch - US

Narendra Modi arrival in US on rare weekend when Trump is staying home

When Prime Minister Modi touches down in Washington DC Saturday evening, it coincides with a rare weekend when the US President is staying in the capital city instead of wandering away to his favourite weekend getaways at one of his luxurious properties in New Jersey or Florida. The post Narendra Modi arrival in US on rare ...

- Firstpost - IN

1 killed in South Florida plane crash

One person was killed and another seriously injured when a small airplane crashed into a vacant building in Fort Myers, Florida, early Saturday morning.         

- USA TODAY - US

AP Top Stories June 24 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, June 24th: Workers search for Chinese landslide survivors; More British high-rise apartments fail fire safety tests; Small plane crash kills 1 in Florida; Ugliest dog crowned in Northern California.         

- USA TODAY - US

Sport24.co.za | As it happened: SuperSport United 4-1 Orlando Pirates

Recap all the action from the Nedbank Cup final between SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates.

- News24.com - ZA

Conference: US Mayors May Shape National Climate Policy

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said at the annual U.S. Conferences of Mayor meeting ...

- TPM News - US

Here are the 8 NBA teams that now have advertising patches on their jerseys

Bill Sikes/APThe Orlando Magic and Minnesota Timberwolves have become the latest teams to announce the addition to advertising patches to their jerseys for the upcoming 2017-18 season. So far, eight teams have announced the addition of ad patches and certainly more will come as we get closer to the season. While we don't ...

- Business Insider - US

Sport24.co.za | LIVE: SuperSport United 4-0 Orlando Pirates

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Nedbank Cup final between SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates.

- News24.com - ZA

Florida block party shooting leaves one dead, four wounded

- Police said on Saturday they were searching for a suspect or suspects who fired gunshots at a large neighborhood block party in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the early hours of the morning, killing one man and wounding four others.

- Yahoo! News - US

Sport24.co.za | LIVE: SuperSport United v Orlando Pirates

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Nedbank Cup final between SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates.

- News24.com - ZA

Relevnt launches a publisher-centric news app

Florida startup Relevnt is experimenting with a new approach to online publishing. Founder and CEO Winder Hughes said that it's become unrealistic to expect readers to download an app for every publication that they follow, or even to type a bunch of URLs into their mobile browser. At the same time, when publishers rely ...

- TechCrunch - US

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — With the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords, national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities working to reduce emissions and become more resilient to rising sea levels, New Orleans Mayor…

- Billings Gazette - US

Plane crashes into empty Florida daycare building; 1 killed

- Townhall.com - US

US mayors conference to commit to Paris agreement even if Trump doesn't

Jacquelyn Martin/APMIAMI BEACH, Fla. — New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says national policy on climate change will emerge from U.S. cities now that President Donald Trump has withdrawn the country from the Paris climate accords. Landrieu will become president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors this weekend in Miami ...

- Business Insider - US

Florida cannibals didn't discover breakthrough diet secret

Have a desperate gang of Florida cannibals discovered that human flesh cures type 2 diabetes and depression? As far as we can tell, no.

- Global News - CA

Country's Mayors Gather In Miami To Advocate For Cities

Just weeks after the backlash to pulling out of the Paris climate deal, U.S. mayors gathered in Miami are putting climate change at the top of their agenda.

- NPR - US

From 9/11 to Orlando, Ken Feinberg’s Alter Ego in Compensating Victims

Camille Biros has helped her small but influential law firm set up payment protocols tied to the BP oil spill, mass shootings and other catastrophes.

- New York Times - US

How couples use Instagram to spotlight black queer love

For soon-to-marry couple Dominic Spence and Nick Gilyard, Instagram has become a place where together they show others what a young, black, queer relationship looks like. SEE ALSO: 9 LGBT families that will diversify your Instagram feed Their joint page, @dom_and_nick, recently had a moment when the Instagram account The ...

- Mashable! - US

Reuters Video: SpaceX successfully launches satellite on reused rocket

SpaceX successfully re-launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. — Reuters

- The Malay Mail - MY

SpaceX launches first satellite in doubleheader

SpaceX launched a communications satellite from Florida on Friday, clearing the way for another flight Sunday from California

- CBS NEWS - US

Mad Max In Barstow? Man Channeling The Action Character Arrested For Illegal Weapons

In a case of life imitates art, a man dressed like , and claiming to be , the action antihero Mad Max was arrested in the California desert last night. Big deal, you say? That guy done up like the Joker was busted twice in Florida last month, right? Well, this dude took things to the next level. Jack Lee Ernest, 39, was ...

- Deadline.com - US

Deal Drafts New EPD Boss as U.S. Supreme Court Ponders Water War Case

Gov. Nathan Deal took a step Friday toward addressing the lingering issue in litigation water wars with Florida—what to do about exponentially increasing irrigation on big commercial farming operations in South Georgia.

- Atlanta Daily Report - US

Urban League rolls out plan to transform education in Liberty City

The key to transforming Liberty City is getting parents involved in their kids' education. That's the message the Urban League of Greater Miami shared Thursday night at a kickoff event … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The country is waiting for the court … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Obama's secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin's election assault

Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried "eyes only" instructions that its contents be shown … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Gov. Scott signs medical marijuana expansion into law

Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed into law a broader medical marijuana system for the state, following through on a promise he made earlier this month. Lawmakers passed the measure … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

As Miami Beach mayor hosts mayoral conference, police union plans no confidence vote

As Mayor Philip Levine leads the nation's mayors around Miami Beach, the city's police union membership is in the midst of a vote of no confidence against him. The Fraternal … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

As mayors gather, Miami Beach's Phil Levine basks in climate change spotlight

On the first day of the national mayors conference he lobbied hard to host, Philip Levine stepped to the stage of a newsmakers breakfast for a chat with Politico writer … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Media Accreditation Open for Launch of NASA's Newest Communications Satellite

Media accreditation is open for the launch of NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite -M. Liftoff on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida is targeted for 9:02 a.m. EDT Aug. 3, at the opening of a 40-minute launch window.

- NASA - US

Space News Webcasts: Used SpaceX Rocket Launching Bulgarian Satellite @ 3:10 pm ET

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that has launched once before will make its second flight Friday, June 23, to launch BulgariaSat-1 from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Watch it live here at 3:10 pm ET.

- Space.com - US

Florida Boy Can Hide From Mom But Not From News Chopper

"I just do the most stupidest things sometimes," Angel Gort tells WSVN . The Florida 11-year-old was reported missing by his family around 10am Tuesday. As police were searching his Hialeah neighborhood with bloodhounds, WSVN's helicopter was flying over the scene. "We were just kind of searching here waiting for our...

- Newser - US

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