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School Walkouts Also Lay Bare Divisions Among Students

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(credit: CBS4) (AP) — As she addressed the crowd during the walkout at her Idaho high school, Kylee Denny faced heckles and name-calling from a group of students carrying American flags, she said. The counterprotesters included many familiar faces, including her boyfriend’s stepbrother. To avoid making a difficult situation worse, Kylee’s boyfriend stayed in class Read More

US Trade Regulator Shuts Down Crypto Investment Scheme Promoters

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A U.S. district court in Florida has issued a temporary restraining order against four individuals accused of operating a string of cryptocurrency investment schemes following a request from the Federal Trade Commission. The agency announced Friday that three of the four defendants – Thomas Dluca, Louis Gatto, and Eric Pinkston – were involved in two referral Read More

Voicemail Warned About Cracks 2 Days Before Deadly Bridge Collapse In Florida

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MIAMI (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — An engineer left a voicemail two days before a catastrophic bridge failure in Miami to say some cracking had been found at one end of the concrete span, but the voicemail wasn’t picked up until after the collapse, Florida Department of Transportation officials said Friday. The voicemail left on a landline wasn’t heard Read More

Florida Votes To ‘Spring Forward’ And Leave Eastern Time Zone

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By Chris Spears DENVER (CBS4) – Should we end Daylight Saving Time or keep it all year long? Those are two questions raised about this time every year. (credit: CBS) The most obvious solution is to stay on standard time year-round like Hawaii and most of Arizona. Federal law allows states to make that decision. Read More

Florida School Shooting: 17 Killed, Suspect In Custody

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PARKLAND, Fla. (CBS4) — A suspected shooter is in custody and at least 17 people are dead after a shooting at a Parkland high school, Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed. Twelve of the victims have been identified, and officials are working to notify their parents. The suspected shooter was been taken into custody after the mass shooting at Read More

Florida School Shooting Suspect Made ‘Disturbing’ Social Media Posts

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. Florida school shooting suspect, Nikolas Cruz. (credit: CBS) Broward County Read More

Colorado Couple Sells Possessions, Sets Sail On A Dream But Crashes Boat

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By Dillon Thomas BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) –  A couple who once lived in Breckenridge says their life possessions were lost last week after the boat they lived in sank in to the ocean off Florida’s west coast. Nikki Walsh and Tanner Broadwell lived in Colorado, before chasing their dreams of sailing around the world. After Read More

Gianni Versace lived and died in an era of silence around AIDS. 20 years later, little has changed

7 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Gianni Versace lived and died in an era of silence around AIDS. 20 years later, little has changed
The second episode of the new miniseries The Assassination of Gianni Versace, airing on FX now, is steeped in the lore of America’s AIDS and HIV epidemic. Most of the episode takes place in mid-90s South Beach—a place far removed from modern-day Miami, with its status as a mecca of art, real estate, and luxury living.  Back Read More

Miami Bitcoin Conference Stops Accepting Bitcoin Due to Fees and Congestion

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News Next week the popular cryptocurrency event, The North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC) will be hosted in downtown Miami at the James L Knight Center, January 18-19. However, bitcoin proponents got some unfortunate news this week as the event organizers have announced they have stopped accepting bitcoin payments for conference tickets due to network fees Read More

Half a Billion Dollar ICO Tezos Stung by Second Lawsuit in Under a Month

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Half a Billion Dollar ICO Tezos Stung by Second Lawsuit in Under a Month
News Tezos, a company with over half a billion dollars in crypto assets, have been rocked by yet another lawsuit. Following a record-breaking ICO four months ago, founders Arthur and Kathleen Breitman have endured a torrid time after falling out with the head of the Tezos Foundation. Concerned investors filed a class action lawsuit on October Read More