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  • TS [Possible Hurricane]Philippe

    10/28/2017 4:55:17 PM PDT · by topher · 11 replies
    Tropical Sytem Philippe Track Forecast Discussion #5 5:00 PM 28-Oct-2017 000 WTNT43 KNHC 282052 TCDAT3 Tropical Storm Philippe Discussion Number 5 NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL182017 500 PM EDT Sat Oct 28 2017 Satellite images, radar data from Cuba and Key West, and surface observations indicate the depression has turned northward over the past few hours, and has also strengthened into a tropical storm. The initial intensity of 35 kt is based on a surface observation of 35 kt in a brief squall from Grand Cayman at 1444Z, a recent AMSU estimate of 37 kt, and average Key...
  • JFK Files: CIA Plotted To Kill Castro, Stage Bombings In Miami

    10/27/2017 10:23:22 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 62 replies
    The CIA mulled mafia hits on Cuban President Fidel Castro. Someone called the FBI threatening to kill Lee Harvey Oswald a day before Oswald’s murder. And the US examined sabotaging airplane parts heading to Cuba. These assertions are some of many unearthed in newly revealed government documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Following a deadline 25 years in the making, the National Archives on Thursday evening released a horde of JFK files. President Donald Trump blocked the release of some documents at least temporarily, citing national security concerns, leaving researchers, conspiracy theorists and interested onlookers 52...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,"Open Line Fridays",October 27,2017

    10/27/2017 8:48:05 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 23 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | October 27, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Frederica Wilson has been missing in Congress for days. Her excuse: It's Trump supporters' fault

    10/27/2017 6:11:23 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 59 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | October 26, 2017 | Frieda Powers
    Imagine if President Trump stayed hidden in the White House because of threats made against him. Florida congresswoman, Rep. Frederica Wilson, has not been seen in Washington, D.C. for days and it appears it's all because of those Trump supporters. The Democrat from Miami was all over the media last week condemning the president for a condolence call he made to the wife of Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an Oct. 4 ambush in Niger. But after creating a torrential firestorm with her attacks, the lawmaker found herself the target of ongoing threats against her, the Miami...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 26,2017

    10/26/2017 8:55:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | October 26, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 25,2017

    10/25/2017 8:48:15 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 62 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | October 25, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Rep. Wilson hits back at Trump: Niger is his Benghazi

    10/25/2017 12:45:50 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 61 replies
    CNN ^ | 23/10/17 | Jennifer Haensler, Maegan Vazquez
    Video (CNN)After President Donald Trump repeatedly referred to her as a "wacky Congresswoman," Rep. Frederica Wilson fired back on Sunday morning, saying that the ambush in Niger that left four US soldiers dead "is (Trump's) Benghazi" and demanding an apology to "the nation" from White House chief of staff John Kelly. "Niger is @realDonaldTrump's Benghazi. He needs to own it," the Florida Democrat tweeted. Wilson and Trump have traded barbs for nearly a week on the controversy stemming from the President's condolence call to Myeshia Johnson, the widow of Sgt. La David Johnson, one of the soldiers killed in the...
  • 17 Black Female Lawmakers Call on Kelly to Apologize

    10/24/2017 10:42:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 83 replies
    newse ^ | 10/24/17 | Rob Quinn
    The John Kelly-Frederica Wilson controversy moved up a level Sunday when most of the black women in Congress called for Trump's chief of staff to apologize to the Florida lawmaker. Some 17 female members of the Congressional Black Caucus issued a statement calling for Kelly to "take responsibility" for "reckless and false statements" and apologize for "blatant lies" about Wilson, Politico reports. Amid a dispute over a call from
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 24,2017

    10/24/2017 8:56:47 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 25 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | October 24, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Woman accused of setting ex’s home on fire over teddy bear

    10/23/2017 6:11:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/23/17 | Jackie Salo
    A teddy bear was the catalyst of a fight that involved a Florida woman setting her ex’s house ablaze and stabbing an officer, officials said.Brittany Bonin, 26, and the ex-boyfriend started feuding Saturday when she went to his home to retrieve the stuffed animal that she had given to his daughter, news station WESH reported.She reportedly pushed her way into the home while her ex fled for safety at the house of a nearby off-duty deputy.Before she left, Bonin allegedly set the house on fire and then followed the man to the neighbor’s home where she attempted to attack him,...
  • Honduran Citizen Charged With Attempting to Use an Explosive Device in Popular Miami Mall

    10/23/2017 5:56:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    Vicente Adolfo Solano, 53, a citizen of Honduras residing in Miami, has been charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in a planned attack at a shopping mall in Miami.  Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Dana J. Boente, Acting U.S. Attorney Benjamin G. Greenberg for the Southern District of Florida and Acting Special Agent in Charge Timothy R. Langan of the FBI’s Miami Field Office made the announcement.   As described in the complaint, Solano planned to place and detonate an explosive device in a crowded area of a popular Miami mall.  Solano discussed his...
  • Local Muslim doctors head to Maria-ravaged Puerto Rico

    10/23/2017 9:48:38 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 17 replies
    WSVN-TV ^ | 10/22/17
    ....The Islamic Circle of North America has deployed a team of medical professionals to the Caribbean island where many people are still suffering after Hurricane Maria. The doctors took off from Miami International Airport....
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 23,2017

    10/23/2017 8:55:59 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 11 replies
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  • Cops cut NFL security in protest of national anthem kneeling at Miami Dolphins game

    10/22/2017 7:15:54 PM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/22/17 | Steven Nelson
    Florida police officers upset by NFL players kneeling during the national anthem responded by reducing the amount of security Sunday at a Miami Dolphins game.The number of off-duty officers working the event was about a third less than usual, Dade County Police Benevolent Association President John Rivera told the Miami Herald. Rather than 400 officers, just 270 were expected to help maintain order as the New York Jets played the home team.As of Friday, only 175 officers had volunteered to work the game, requiring some officers to be forced into working. Those who worked will be paid overtime."This whole movement...
  • Small plane crashes on St. Pete road, 4 people taken to hospitals

    10/22/2017 5:46:44 AM PDT · by ETL · 22 replies
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A small plane crashed on a road and hit multiple cars in St. Petersburg Wednesday afternoon. St. Pete police and fire departments are on scene at 18th Avenue South and 16th Street South. Two people were on the plane. Four people overall were taken to area hospitals and one person was treated at the scene. According to the FAA website, the plane is a 1978 model Cessna 402b, owned by Noble Charter Service out of Opa Locka airport. ..." Tabitha Callihan applauds the pilot for putting the plane down where he did. “Where I looked...
  • Possible Serial Killer 'Terrorizing' Tampa Neighborhood

    10/22/2017 3:45:47 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 9 replies
    CBS Miami ^ | October 21, 2017
    TAMPA (CBSMiami/WTSP) — A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the recent Seminole Heights killings. Police in Tampa have called this individual, seen on surveillance video, as a person of interest following mysterious murders in the last few weeks. (Source: Tampa Police Dept.) The reward, offered by Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay and ATF, comes following the identification of a third victim. The latest victim was identified Anthony Naiboa, 20. A recent high school graduate who had autism. Investigators say Naiboa had accidentally taken the wrong bus home and ended up in the Seminole...
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,"Open Line Fridays",M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 20,2017

    10/20/2017 8:18:16 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | October 20, 201u | Rush Limbaugh
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  • Black Protester Shows Nazi Who the bigger man Is

    10/19/2017 7:20:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 19, 2017 | Laurie Mizrahi
    A man in a swastika T-shirt wandered into an angry crowd of anti-white-supremacist protesters in Gainesville on Thursday, where he got jostled, punched, and — of all things — hugged. The skinhead, whose white T-shirt featured multiple gray swastikas, found himself in the midst of an angry crowd at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Some 300 protesters had gathered there to demonstrate against white supremacist Richard Spencer, who was giving a speech at the student center.
  • Craigslist ads illegally reselling Food for Florida assistance cards

    10/19/2017 6:47:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    WSVN ^ | 10/16/17
    A program meant to feed a need after Hurricane Irma may be being misused. People in Southwest Miami-Dade have been waiting in long lines to receive help. They’ve waited in lines for hours in the heat and rain, needing food assistance after Irma. “Man, we lost all our food in our house,” said Larry Thomas. “You know, I have five kids, so definitely was a lot of food that we lost.” And now people are learning that some are trying to take advantage and scam the system. “Makes me feel a little angry because you have people that really need...
  • Hashtag fail? Two years after the first #BringBackOurGirls tweet not much has changed

    10/19/2017 3:43:54 PM PDT · by Redmen4ever · 10 replies
    Agence France-Presse ^ | 4/13/16 | NA
    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, who leads the #BringBackOurGirls campaign in Washington, said she has struggled to get more funding for security assistance in Nigeria.