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Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson Headed To Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will hold a series of meetings on defense issues this week in conflict-battered Ukraine.

08/11/2014

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FAA Extends Ban On Flights Into Tel Aviv

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended its ban on U.S. airlines’ flights to and from Tel Aviv, Israel, for another 24 hours. The ban now runs through 12:15 p.m. ET Thursday, the FAA said.

CBS Miami–07/23/2014

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2 Airlines Scrap Flights To Tel Aviv Over Missile Fear

South Floridians who want to fly into Tel Aviv will not be able to after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice, after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport.

07/22/2014

Debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash lies in a field on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed yesterday on the Ukraine/Russia border near the town of Shaktersk. The Boeing 777 was carrying 298 people including crew members, the majority of the passengers being Dutch nationals, believed to be at least 173, 44 Malaysians, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians and 9 Britons. It has been speculated that the passenger aircraft was shot down by a surface to air missile by warring factions in the region.   (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

HIV/AIDS “Giant” Killed In Malaysian Air Crash Mourned In South Florida

The University of Miami’s Dr. Margaret Fischl struggled against tears Friday as she mourned the loss of a long-time friend and colleague, and recounted his herculean efforts in the battle against HIV/AIDS.

07/18/2014

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Heartbreaking Loss For Families Of Malaysian Flight Shot Down

The human toll is heartbreaking as families learn of loved ones lost. A passenger took a picture of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 shortly before takeoff. He had an ominous Facebook post “Should it disappear,” he wrote, “this is what it looked like.” It was likely meant to be a joke, but now, the heartbreaking reality is that everyone on board that plane died.

07/18/2014

Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Cooper City (Source: http://saintnicholasuoc.org)

Florida’s Ukrainians Pray For Peace In Their Homeland

While many Christians prayed for forgiveness and rejuvenation during Easter Sunday services, Ukrainian Americans living in South Florida praying for peace in their homeland.

04/20/2014

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U.S. Army Major General To Speak About Ukraine At Broward College

A U.S. Army Major General will give a special talk at Broward College on Monday about the military situation in Ukraine.

03/23/2014

MIAMI BEACH - Wladimir Klitschko talks to the media in Miami before his April fight. (Source: CBS4)

Klitschko Balancing Championship Fight With Ukrainian Crisis

For most boxers preparing for a fight, any type of distraction can be a major problem. For heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko he must prepare for a fight in April while also worrying about his brother and his home country of Ukraine.

CBS Miami–03/20/2014

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 Hits The Links In Key Largo

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are getting a bit of rest and relaxation in South Florida this weekend.

03/08/2014

President Obama addressed the nation on the crisis in Syria.(Source: CBS)

Ukraine Throws Wrench Into Obama Family Vacation Plan

What was supposed to be a weekend getaway in the Sunshine State for the Obama family may be cut short due to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, according to a White House spokesman.

03/06/2014

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