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  • Phoenician ship completes Atlantic voyage [crew is pretty old now]

    02/08/2020 10:08:12 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 71 replies
    Lyme Regis ^ | February 7th, 2020 | Francesca Evans
    The replica of a wooden Phoenician ship, which visited Lyme Regis last year, has completed its 6,000 mile voyage across the Atlantic. The Phoenicia visited Lyme Regis last July before setting out on its voyage from the old port of Carthage, Tunisia, in September. It called in at Cadiz (Spain), Essaouira (Morocco), Tenerife (Canary Islands) and Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) before arriving in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club on Thursday, February 4... The ship's trans-Atlantic voyage was part of the Phoenicians Before Columbus Expedition, designed, with the help of the US-based Phoenician International Research Center, to...
  • Florida man charged with threatening to kill Trump to avenge Soleimani

    01/11/2020 10:31:32 AM PST · by bitt · 45 replies
    nyPOST ^ | 1/10/2020 | FoxNews
    A Florida security guard is accused of threatening to kill President Trump in retaliation for a US airstrike that killed Iran’s top military general last Friday. Chauncy Lump, 26, from the Fort Lauderdale area, faces federal charges of threatening to kill the president and remained jailed Thursday with bond set at $100,000, according to court documents filed Wednesday by the Secret Service. Agent Lucas White wrote that shortly after Trump announced last week that a US airstrike had killed Qassem Soleimani in Iraq in retaliation for plotting numerous terrorist attacks, Lump, under the name “BlackMan vs. America,” began livestreaming a...
  • A man in Florida was arrested for cutting brake lines on dozens of electric scooters

    10/02/2019 4:39:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 48 replies
    CNN via WDJT Milwaukee ^ | October 2, 2019 | Ryan Prior
    (CNN) -- A man in Florida has been sneaking around his neighborhood tampering with electric scooters parked on the streets, police say. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department posted a surveillance video Tuesday showing 59-year-old Randall Williams walking up to an electrical scooter on the street, slapping a white sticker on its QR code, and cutting its brake lines, essentially rendering it impossible to use. Police say that more than 140 scooters have been disabled and vandalized in a similar way in the southeast part of Fort Lauderdale since April 5. Officers had already homed in on Williams as a possible...
  • Hurricane Dorian shifts toward Carolinas, with Florida forecast to avoid direct hit

    08/31/2019 7:07:12 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 71 replies
    nbc ^ | 08/31/2019
    "It’s important to stress that this doesn’t paint Florida as out of the woods yet," said Kathryn Prociv, a meteorologist for NBC News. "Florida is still very much in the red zone," she added. Dorian will continue westward through the weekend but is then forecast to turn northward as it approaches the east coast of Florida early next week, the center said. It will bring "risks of life-threatening storm surge, devastating hurricane-force winds, heavy rainfall and flooding along its path." As of the NHC's 8 a.m. ET advisory Saturday, the storm was located 280 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas...
  • Supporters Line up 40 Hours Early for Donald Trump 2020 Kickoff Rally in Florida

    06/17/2019 12:29:02 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 17,2019 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump’s supporters began lining up in Florida on Monday morning ahead of his scheduled campaign launch on Tuesday. Local media reported eight Trump supporters began to camp out at 2:30 a.m. Monday as the first in line at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.On Twitter, Trump said the rally would be “record-setting” after the campaign received over 100,000 ticket requests. The arena sits 20,000. “Our Country is doing great, far beyond what the haters & losers thought possible – and it will only get better!” Trump wrote. The campaign plans to kick off the event at 10:00 a.m....
  • LIVE STREAM VIDEO (1 PM EDT): Screech To Impeach Protest, Miami, Florida 06-15-19

    06/14/2019 6:43:48 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 11 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 14, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Live Stream of the Screech To Impeach protest in Miami, Florida at 1:00 PM in Miami, Florida on June 15, 2019. The Fort Lauderdale Screech to Impeach protest in downtown Fort Lauderdale on June 14 turned out to be pretty much a dud with no more than a dozen protestors showing up. All they did was screech at cars driving by. Hopefully the Miami Screech To Impeach protest will prove more interesting. It is supposed to last 4 hours but don't be surprised if it fizzles out long before then.
  • LIVE STREAM VIDEO (5 PM EDT): Screech To Impeach Protest, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 06-14-19

    06/14/2019 5:57:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 14, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO A live stream of the June 14 Impeachment protest at the Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida starting at 5 PM. Most of these impeachment rallies will take place the next day so this protest will give viewers a heads up on what is going to happen. Of course, Nancy Pelosi knows such an impeachment based on nothing would completely boomerang on the Democrats so these protests are just shouts in the dark but they could be FUnnie!
  • Scottie Pippen suing 5-year-old girl for alleged crayon defacement of his mansion

    05/31/2019 8:56:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 23 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | May 31, 2019 | DEVOUN CETOUTE
    The legal battle over a trashed mansion between NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen and lawyer-turned-stand-up-comic Lindsay Glazer Woloshin isn't over yet. Earlier this month, Pippen amended his lawsuit to accuse an unexpected person of vandalizing his Fort Lauderdale, Fla., mansion: Glazer Woloshin's 5-year-old daughter. The amended lawsuit says the girl defaced his property with crayons and markers and that her vandalizing ways show Glazer Woloshin and Jacob Woloshin failed as parents. It also added negligence and vicarious liability to the original accusations of conversion and breach of lease.
  • OBAMA JUDGE RULING: Illegal Alien Who Faked Fed Doc to Get License Committed No Crime

    03/17/2019 10:11:51 PM PDT · by Liz · 54 replies ^ | MARCH 15, 2019 | JUDICIAL WATCH
    It is not a crime for an illegal immigrant to use fake federal documents to obtain a legitimate state license, according to a remarkable ruling issued this week by an Obama-appointed judge in south Florida. The defendant, 38-year-old Rubman Ardon Chinchilla, was among 20 people arrested several months ago in a scheme that used bogus immigration documents in driver’s license applications. The man who masterminded the operation, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Cuba, has been charged with fraud. Chinchilla, a Honduran national, has lived illegally in the U.S. for decades, according to a local newspaper report, and has three American-born...
  • Woman arrested after 'stupid joke' about bomb at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Int'l Airport

    02/14/2019 11:33:13 AM PST · by simpson96 · 27 replies ^ | 2/13/2019 | Jeff Tavss
    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Canadian woman was arrested Tuesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after making what she called a "stupid joke" about a bomb in a suitcase. Nathalie Tremblay and her boyfriend had boarded an Air Canada flight bound for Montreal when a flight attendant asked whose bag would not allow an overhead bin to close. According to the arrest report, Tremblay told the flight attendant, "There's a bomb in it" and began laughing. The attendant alerted the pilot, who ordered the plane to be evacuated, while the terminal was forced to close as a Broward Sheriff's Office...
  • Roger Stone: Let CNN Say ‘They Weren’t Tipped Off’ Under Oath

    01/29/2019 7:02:14 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Jan 20196908 | Robert Kraychik
    Roger Stone told Breitbart News that CNN coordinated with the “Mueller investigation” in producing “great footage” depicting him as “some sort of criminal” in order to “taint the jury pool.” He offered his remarks in a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Stone recalled last Friday’s events when he was arrested by FBI agents at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with a CNN production team in tow. Stone said, “[FBI agents] walked me out in the middle of the street to make sure the CNN camera could get great footage of the whole thing....
  • Woman flips out at airport, calls JetBlue worker a ‘rapist’

    01/08/2019 6:59:16 AM PST · by DFG · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | 01/08/2019 | Yaron Steinbuch
    This irate woman screamed until she was JetBlue in the face — but she still wasn’t allowed to board her flight. Viral video posted Monday on Instagram shows the unnamed passenger hurling insults and threats at an airline employee at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, calling him a “rapist” as she hoists herself onto the counter. The unhinged traveler was one of many passengers held up for 20 hours when technical issues forced the airline to wait for another plane, according to Yahoo Lifestyle.
  • Fort Lauderdale elects first openly gay mayo

    03/14/2018 5:35:15 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 29 replies
    Miami Hurled ^ | 3/13/18 | CARLI TEPROFF
    Fort Lauderdale has elected its first openly gay mayor.... ...Dean Trantalis, 64, a Wilton Manors attorney, defeated Bruce Roberts, 70, the city’s former police chief, to replace longtime mayor Jack Seiler, who could not run because of term limits. Trantalis will be the city’s first openly gay mayor....
  • Outcry after Florida Border Patrol conducts checks, detains woman on Greyhound bus

    01/24/2018 9:56:47 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 47 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 24 Jan 2018 | NBCU News Group
    MIAMI — A widely circulated video that allegedly shows agents from Customs and Border Patrol detaining a woman on a Greyhound bus, after demanding from people on board proof of citizenship, has sparked indignation by many. The bus stopped at a station in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., during its route from Orlando to Miami on Friday afternoon. The driver announced there would be a "routine" security checkpoint and that is when two uniformed agents boarded the bus and announced they were from Border Patrol, according to Florida Immigrant Coalition, a Miami-based advocacy group.
  • Irma Looting in Fort Lauderdale and Miami, BSO Deputy Shoots Teen Who Was Allegedly Burglarizing..

    09/10/2017 4:33:25 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies
    rma Looting in Fort Lauderdale and Miami, BSO Deputy Shoots Teen Who Was Allegedly Burglarizing Weston Home In Miami, an NBC 6 reporter saw an organized group of at least a dozen looters at a store in Midtown loading up boxes of shoes and clothing into cars One teen was shot by a South Florida deputy and another is in custody after they burglarized a home during Hurricane Irma Sunday morning, while looters have been spotted in Miami-Dade and Broward, authorities said. The deputy-involved shooting happened around 3 a.m. at a home in the 2500 block of Monterey Court, Broward...
  • Looters caught by Local 10 cameras arrested by Fort Lauderdale police

    09/10/2017 2:44:11 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 59 replies ^ | September 10, 2017 | Jeff Tavss
    Fort Lauderdale police arrested 9 people caught by Local 10 cameras looting Fort Lauderdale business despite the dangerous winds and heavy rain from Hurricane Irma Local 10 cameras caught a group breaking into the Simon's Sportswear on Sunrise Blvd. and Powerline Road. The group of about 8-9 people broke through the front window and were seen walking in and then walking out with stolen items. The group then began looting a Footlocker and CashAmerica Pawn Store in the same area.  Hours later, the Fort Lauderdale Police Department tweeted that they had caught the criminals. "Going to prison over a pair of sneakers...
  • Meanwhile in Fort Lauderdale, it looks as if looting is well underway

    09/10/2017 2:12:17 PM PDT · by blueyon · 58 replies
    twitchy ^ | 9/10/17 | Jacob B.
    As Hurricane Irma begins to make landfall on the southern part of the Florida peninsula, looters don’t appear to be wasting any time in going after the items they want.
  • Chaos at Florida airport after Spirit flights canceled

    05/09/2017 6:33:20 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 49 replies
    Skirmishes involving irate passengers broke out at a Florida airport following the cancellation of multiple Spirit Airlines flights. Broward Sheriff's officials tell ABC News that deputies were called to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Monday to deal with angry passengers. Videos posted online show deputies trying to break up fights and detaining some unruly passengers.
  • Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Gun A Walther PPS?

    01/12/2017 4:26:28 AM PST · by marktwain · 11 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 January, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    The image above has been credited as being the firearm used in the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting on 6 January, 2017.  While the image is a little fuzzy, it appears to be a Walther PPS. You can see the distinctive trigger guard magazine release, the slot above the trigger guard and back of the rail for the serial number, the single finger groove and the shape of the extended magazine.   On the rear heal of the grip is a triangular smooth area that should have the Walther banner in it, and grip is slightly relieved and smooth in a...
  • Jihadi Esteban Santiago aka “AASHIQ HAMMAD”: “La ilaha illAllah”,“There is no God but Allah”

    01/08/2017 11:05:10 PM PST · by detective · 43 replies
    Geller Report ^ | January 7, 2017 | Pamela Geller
    Shortened title. Full title: Fort Lauderdale Jihadi Esteban Santiago aka “AASHIQ HAMMAD”: “La ilaha illAllah”,“There is no God but Allah” Estaban Sanitago’s aka Aashiq Hammad journey to Islam goes back at least 10 years. His MySpace page is eye opening.  More news the enemedia ignores, censors, scrubs – thanks to Charles Johnson over Got News. As for mental illness, that is now the default cover for Islam. It was “lone wolf” until the number of ‘lone wolves’ made the narrative ridiculous and absurd. Now Islam is a mental illness. Suspect chose Florida airport for rampage that killed five: FBISantiago/Hammad chose...