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Coral Springs toddler who nearly drowned in pool recovering Video included

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CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- A South Florida boy who nearly drowned in his home's swimming pool is on the road to recovery, thanks in no small part to the support of the community and four crime-fighting reptiles. More>>

2 cars vandalized in Miami Beach neighborhood amid anti-Semitism accusations Video included

Police said this Infiniti SUV was defaced with cream cheese. Police said this Infiniti SUV was defaced with cream cheese.
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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- A South Florida family is declaring the actions of the person or people who, police said, vandalized two of their vehicles outside their home to be anti-Semitic. More>>

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

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Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. More>>

Century Village resident shoots ex-wife, is shot by deputies Video included

The scene of the shooting at Century Village in Deerfield Beach. The scene of the shooting at Century Village in Deerfield Beach.
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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities are investigating after a resident at a South Florida retirement community opened fire on his ex-wife and was then shot by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies, sending the divorced couple to the hospital, officials said. More>>

Plaintiffs in Miami-Dade same-sex marriage lawsuit speak out after ruling Video included

Same-sex marriage lawsuit plaintiffs Karla Arguello (left) and Catherina Pareto with their son Enzo. Same-sex marriage lawsuit plaintiffs Karla Arguello (left) and Catherina Pareto with their son Enzo.
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MIAMI -- Two of six South Florida couples who filed a lawsuit contesting the state's voter-approved ban of same-sex marriage said they feel a step closer to becoming legally recognized, one day after a judge struck down the controversial law in Miami-Dade County. More>>

Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

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A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said. More>>

Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured Video included

The scene of the plane crash near Venice Beach, Fla. The scene of the plane crash near Venice Beach, Fla.

SARASOTA, Fla. -- A father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed Sunday on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said. More>>

Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

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MONROVIA, Liberia -- One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa -- the largest ever recorded. More>>

Sister of homeless man saved by off-duty deputy speaks out Video included

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PLANTATION, Fla. -- The sister of a homeless man who was nearly robbed before an off-duty Broward Sheriff's Office deputy intervened said she's grateful for the law enforcer who went above and beyond the call of duty. More>>

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine Video included

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WASHINGTON -- Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia into neighboring eastern Ukraine and that heavy artillery for separatists has crossed the border. More>>

Driver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walk Video included

The scene of the accident at San Diego Comic-Con. The scene of the accident at San Diego Comic-Con.
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SAN DIEGO -- A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said. More>>

Sunday service held at Miami church after AC unit stolen Video included

United Christian World Outreach Ministries in Miami. United Christian World Outreach Ministries in Miami.
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MIAMI -- A South Florida congregation came together for Sunday worship, days after their church's air conditioning unit was stolen. More>>

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

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Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month. More>>

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

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Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials prepared for the process of identifying the... More>>

US evacuates embassy in Libya amid clashes

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The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said... More>>

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  • Mi Vida Cafe

    Mi Vida Cafe

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-26 01:15:11 GMT
    Mi Vida Cafe's Quinoa Burger.Mi Vida Cafe's Quinoa Burger.
    Here in So-Flo, we like to hang out half naked, especially in the summer, which is why eating healthy is so important to keep that bod in shape. I know eating healthy can be so boring. I mean, I wanna look good and feel good, but I don't wanna give up taste. I just found a healthy new joint that's both delicious and has me seriously considering becoming a vegan.
    Here in So-Flo, we like to hang out half naked, especially in the summer, which is why eating healthy is so important to keep that bod in shape. I know eating healthy can be so boring. I mean, I wanna look good and feel good, but I don't wanna give up taste. I just found a healthy new joint that's both delicious and has me seriously considering becoming a vegan.
  • Asante Samuel

    Asante Samuel

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-07-26 00:26:35 GMT
    We're not Realtors, but we love a house that has luxury to spare. So when NFL star Asante Samuel invited Deco for a little tour, how could we say no?
    We're not Realtors, but we love a house that has luxury to spare. So when NFL star Asante Samuel invited Deco for a little tour, how could we say no?
  • Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach - Barraca Chic

    Funkshion Fashion Week Miami Beach - Barraca Chic

    Friday, July 25 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-25 20:02:32 GMT
    Funksion Fashion Week Miami Beach kicks off tomorrow, and Deco's got your sneak peak from the SLS Hotel on SoBe.
    Funksion Fashion Week Miami Beach kicks off tomorrow, and Deco's got your sneak peak from the SLS Hotel on SoBe.

  • Crisis in the Middle EastMore>>

  • UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

    UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:54:14 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council has agreed on a statement calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza fighting between Israel and Hamas and is meeting at midnight to adopt it.
    The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it.
  • Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:17:30 GMT
    Palestinian militants have launched a big rocket salvo at Israel, endangering a unilateral cease-fire.
    Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday.
  • Netanyahu: Israel can lose on PR but not security

    Netanyahu: Israel can lose on PR but not security

    Sunday, July 27 2014 4:46 PM EDT2014-07-27 20:46:54 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he realizes world opinion might be shifting away from his nation with every Palestinian civilian's death, but adds that the public relations battle cannot...
    Every Palestinian civilian's death costs Israel in its fight for world opinion, but the Jewish state must not cede its security for the sake of public relations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said as he...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17More>>

  • Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

    Sunday, July 27 2014 5:56 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:56:54 GMT
    Dutch police are traveling to the scene of the Malaysian plane disaster in eastern Ukraine to secure the site, which investigators complain has already been compromised.
    Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
  • US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

    US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

    Sunday, July 27 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-27 16:54:30 GMT
    A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence-gathering even when it is intensely focused.
    A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even when it is intensely focused, as it has been in Ukraine since Russia seized Crimea in...
  • EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

    EU hits Russian intelligence chiefs with sanctions

    Sunday, July 27 2014 3:16 AM EDT2014-07-27 07:16:56 GMT
    European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive...
    The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
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  • Sister of homeless man saved by off-duty deputy speaks out

    Sister of homeless man saved by off-duty deputy speaks out

    Sunday, July 27 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-07-28 01:16:05 GMT
    John BoggsJohn Boggs
    PLANTATION, Fla. -- The sister of a homeless man who was nearly robbed before an off-duty Broward Sheriff's Office deputy intervened said she's grateful for the law enforcer who went above and beyond the call of duty.
    PLANTATION, Fla. -- The sister of a homeless man who was nearly robbed before an off-duty Broward Sheriff's Office deputy intervened said she's grateful for the law enforcer who went above and beyond the call of duty.
  • Century Village resident shoots ex-wife, is shot by deputies

    Century Village resident shoots ex-wife, is shot by deputies

    Sunday, July 27 2014 1:36 AM EDT2014-07-27 05:36:09 GMT
    The scene of the shooting at Century Village in Deerfield Beach.The scene of the shooting at Century Village in Deerfield Beach.
    DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities are investigating after a resident at a South Florida retirement community opened fire on his ex-wife and was then shot by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies, sending the divorced couple to the hospital, officials said.
    DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities are investigating after a resident at a South Florida retirement community opened fire on his ex-wife and was then shot by Broward Sheriff's Office deputies, sending the divorced couple to the hospital, officials said.
  • 4 arrested, 4 hospitalized after police chase ends in wreck

    4 arrested, 4 hospitalized after police chase ends in wreck

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:32:22 GMT
    One of the vehicles involved in the wreck on Young Circle in Hollywood.One of the vehicles involved in the wreck on Young Circle in Hollywood.
    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Four people were taken into custody and four were rushed to the hospital after a police chase in Hollywood ended in a three-car wreck.
    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Four people were taken into custody and four were rushed to the hospital after a police chase in Hollywood ended in a three-car wreck.
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  • Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

    Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

    Friday, July 25 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-07-25 15:19:20 GMT
    Courtesy SW Florida CrimestoppersCourtesy SW Florida Crimestoppers
     BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into a southwest Florida eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."
     BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into a southwest Florida eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."
  • Alleged phone thief captured on camera

    Alleged phone thief captured on camera

    An alleged cell phone thief was captured "on camera" when the phone she allegedly stole captured an image of her and email it to the owner.
    An alleged cell phone thief was captured "on camera" when the phone she allegedly stole captured an image of her and email it to the owner.
  • Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet

    Man asked to leave Southwest flight over tweet

    Thursday, July 24 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-07-24 15:45:50 GMT
    MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.
    MINNEAPOLIS -- A Minneapolis man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.
  • Shireen's Favorite ThingsMore>>

  • The Return of the Crop Top

    The Return of the Crop Top

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:52:07 GMT
    When I first heard that the Crop Top was back in style, I walked straight into my bedroom, stood in front of the mirror, lifted my shirt, turned to the side and stuck my gut out as far as it would go.
    When I first heard that the Crop Top was back in style, I walked straight into my bedroom, stood in front of the mirror, lifted my shirt, turned to the side and stuck my gut out as far as it would go.
  • Cool as a Cupcake

    Cool as a Cupcake

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:13:10 GMT
    Mattie McDonald was one of the prettiest women I'd ever seen. She had light green eyes, dark brown hair and milky white skin. When she wafted by me, she smelled of lavender, honeysuckle and some other hypnotizing perfume I couldn't quite put my finger on. I spent a lot of my spare time daydreaming about her and not just because I wanted to know her. Ultimately, I wanted to be her.
    Mattie McDonald was one of the prettiest women I'd ever seen. She had light green eyes, dark brown hair and milky white skin. When she wafted by me, she smelled of lavender, honeysuckle and some other hypnotizing perfume I couldn't quite put my finger on. I spent a lot of my spare time daydreaming about her and not just because I wanted to know her. Ultimately, I wanted to be her.
  • Hot in Hong Kong

    Hot in Hong Kong

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:55:15 GMT
    When I walked out of the Hong Kong airport, the heat of the city slapped me so hard across the face, it was like a woman catching her cheating husband with a long-suspected mistress.
    When I walked out of the Hong Kong airport, the heat of the city slapped me so hard across the face, it was like a woman catching her cheating husband with a long-suspected mistress.
  • Bite with BelkysMore>>

  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin/Brazaviva

    Grilled Pork Tenderloin/Brazaviva

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:53:15 GMT
    The Brazilians may have tanked in the World Cup but are winners when it comes to great food. Particularly their succulent grilled meats. That's what's cooking tonight as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
    The Brazilians may have tanked in the World Cup but are winners when it comes to great food. Particularly their succulent grilled meats. That's what's cooking tonight as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
  • Grilled Oysters/Papa's Raw Bar

    Grilled Oysters/Papa's Raw Bar

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:15:41 GMT
    South Florida seafood is always a treat and tonight it's oysters on the half shell. That's what's cooking as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
    South Florida seafood is always a treat and tonight it's oysters on the half shell. That's what's cooking as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
  • Summer Pasta Alle Erbe/Pipalato

    Summer Pasta Alle Erbe/Pipalato

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:01 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:01:12 GMT
    In the hot Summer months people like to eat light and tonight we have a meatless dish that's tasty and easy to make. Italian is on the menu as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
    In the hot Summer months people like to eat light and tonight we have a meatless dish that's tasty and easy to make. Italian is on the menu as we grab a Bite with Belkys.
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  • Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Man dies after lightning strikes 14 in California

    Monday, July 28 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-07-28 04:04:14 GMT
    Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.
    A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during rare summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
  • Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths

    Official: Storms destroy E. Tenn homes, no deaths

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:44:19 GMT
    Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.
    Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.
  • Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

    Small plane crash on Fla. beach: 1 dead, 1 injured

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:15:50 GMT
    Authorities say a father was killed and his daughter seriously injured while walking on the sand when a small plane crash landed along Florida's Gulf Coast near Venice Beach.
    A father was killed and his 9-year-old daughter critically injured Sunday while walking along a Florida beach when a small plane crash landed on the Gulf Coast only feet from the surf, authorities said.
  • 3 days on, no arrests in hunt for carjack killers

    3 days on, no arrests in hunt for carjack killers

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:15:26 GMT
    The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed their stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, has entered its third day, with investigators saying they're hopeful the suspects will soon be caught.
    The hunt for two Philadelphia carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, entered its third day Sunday as officials offered a $110,000 reward for information leading to their capture.
  • Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

    Family of 5 shot dead in Maine, gun recovered

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:04:43 GMT
    Police say five members of a Maine family have been found dead.
    A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southern Maine apartment, authorities said.
  • Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:44 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:44:45 GMT
    A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
    A second American aid worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same hospital in Liberia where an American doctor became infected while helping to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease, a relief group...
  • Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

    Northern California wildfire destroys 10 homes

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:35:12 GMT
    Fire crews were battling two fast-moving wildfires in California that threatened many homes and forced hundreds of evacuations, officials said.
    Firefighters in Northern California on Sunday battled a wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and forced hundreds of evacuations in the Sierra Nevada foothills, while a fire near Yosemite National Park destroyed one home...
  • US meat supplier in China withdraws products

    US meat supplier in China withdraws products

    Sunday, July 27 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-07-27 23:14:17 GMT
    OSI Group, an Aurora, Illinois-based company at the center of a food scandal in China, said that it was pulling all of the products produced by its Shanghai Husi unit from the marketplace.
    OSI Group, an Aurora, Illinois-based company at the center of a food scandal in China, said that it was pulling all of the products produced by its Shanghai Husi unit from the marketplace.
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