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US President Barack Obama speaks after visiting a classroom at Coral Reef High School in Miami, Florida on March 7, 2014.  (Source: ANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Tampa For ISIL Strategy Talks

President Barack Obama will be in the Sunshine State Wednesday to visit Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.

09/15/2014

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Congressional Resolution Honors Slain South Florida Journalist

Members of the U.S. House from Florida and New Hampshire introduced a resolution honoring the lives of two American journalists, including one from South Florida, who were beheaded by Islamic State militants in Syria.

09/11/2014

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Sotloff’s Rabbi Speaks Out About Family’s Struggle

The Rabbi of murdered South Florida journalist Steven Sotloff spoke out one day after the a video showing his execution was posted online.

09/03/2014

Barak Barfi gives a prepared statement outside the home of Steven Sotloff (Source: CBS4)

Murdered Local Journalist Described As “Gentle Soul”

A spokesman for the family of murdered American journalist Steven Sotloff described the South Florida native as a “gentle soul” in a prepared statement made just a day after video showing Sotloff being beheaded at the hands of an ISIS terrorist was released.

09/03/2014

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U.S.: Sotloff Beheading Video Authentic

President Barack Obama called the murder of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff “a horrific act of violence” and said the nation grieves with his loved ones.

09/03/2014

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A Deeper Look Into The Life Of Steven Sotloff

As a U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff’s reporting trips took him to Libya, Egypt, Bahrain, Somalia, and Turkey but he vanished last August while on assignment in the country that’s considered the most dangerous for journalists — Syria.

09/03/2014

Steven Sotloff (Source: The Daily Caller)

Video Purports To Show Beheading Of Local Journalist

An internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist, and South Florida native, Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group.

09/02/2014

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Guilty Plea Set In FBI Chat Room Terror Case

A man accused of supporting terrorism is set to plead guilty Friday at a change-of-plea hearing in Miami.

07/11/2014

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL), Ranking Member of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (Courtesy: Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen)

Local Leaders Meet With Israeli Prime Minister

Local leaders met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just days after three Israeli teens were found dead after being kidnapped while hitchhiking home from school in the West Bank.

07/03/2014

June 19, 2014: Senator Marco Rubio.  (Source: CBS4)

Sen. Rubio: President Shouldn’t Rule Out Need For Ground Troops In Iraq

Florida Senator Marco Rubio responded to the President’s plans for Iraq to CBS4 investigator Jim DeFede.

06/19/2014

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