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Roger Stone Celebrates In Fort Lauderdale As His Prison Sentence Is Commuted President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. Democrats denounced the move as just another in a series of unprecedented interventions by the president in the nation’s justice system.
President Trump Visits SOUTHCOM, Attends Roundtable Discussion On Venezuela During South Florida VisitPresident Donald Trump visited South Florida on Friday where he visited SOUTHCOM, attended a roundtable discussion on Venezuela, and then went to a private fundraiser in Hillsboro Beach.
President Donald J. Trump Not Wearing Mask As He Arrives In MiamiPresident Donald Trump arrived in Florida without a mask, despite the Miami-Dade county mandate for all residents to wear masks.
'You Are A Treasure': Trump Signs Executive Order As He Courts Hispanic VotersPresident Donald Trump is trying to win a bigger share of the Latino vote and Thursday signed an executive order that creates an advisory commission tasked with improving Hispanic Americans' access to economic and educational opportunities.
Broward Sends Out First Batch Of Vote-By-Mail BallotsThe first batch of Vote-By-Mail ballots in Broward are now on their way to voters.
Lawsuit Filed To Stop RNC From Holding Convention In JacksonvilleSeveral Jacksonville attorneys have filed a lawsuit in an effort to block the Republican National Convention from happening there during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Chowchilla bus kidnapping: Rare photos from one of the largest abductions in U.S. historyA look inside the truck trailer where 26 abducted school children and their bus driver were buried alive -- and later escaped
Chowchilla bus kidnapping survivors relive their terrifying ordealTwenty-six children abducted by masked gunmen and buried alive in a truck trailer — survivors relive their horrifying ordeal and journey to escape
Search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera continues for fourth daySearch crews were expected to continue to use side-scanning sonar technology and cadaver dogs as they look for Rivera across Lake Piru.
CBS Evening News, July 11, 2020Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacity; Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workers
Police seize gun from couple who pointed weapons at protestersPolice said they were executing a search warrant when they seized a semi-automatic .223 caliber rifle.
Coronavirus cases continue to surge nationwide, pushing hospitals to capacityThe country's three most populous states Florida, Texas, and California all reported their highest single-day death tolls this week. Danya Bacchus reports.
Georgia boy plays trumpet as a tribute to front-line workersWhile most 12-year-old boys are busy watching TV or playing video games at night, there's a kid in Georgia who never misses a performance for his heroes. Mark Strassmann reports.
Mueller on Stone: "He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so"Mueller defended his two-year investigation into ties between Russia and President Trump's 2016 campaign in an op-ed.
Trump seen wearing face mask in public for first time"I've never been against masks, but I do believe they have a time and a place," Trump told reporters.

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Turkey's Erdogan formally designates Hagia Sophia as a mosqueTurkey's President Erdogan issued a decree on Friday formally changing the status of the Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque. The decision was met with controversy as the historical landmark has roots in both Christianity and Islam. Holly Williams reports.
World Council of Churches "dismayed" by Hagia Sophia decisionTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan formally converted the former museum back into a mosque Friday and declared it open for Muslim worship.
Spectacular photos capture Neowise, one of the brightest comets in decadesAstrophotographers around the world have captured incredible photos of the once-in-a-lifetime celestial event.
Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized with coronavirusBachchan's son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, says he has tested positive for the coronavirus as well.
Bodies are being exhumed in Mexico to make room for coronavirus deathsPhotojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie says the pandemic is stretching the system to its limits.
Coronavirus strains Mexico's cemeteriesAs the death toll rises, some cemeteries are running out of space and even moving the long dead to make room for more.
How to see Neowise before it disappearsThe comet is putting on quite the show this weekend.
Venice begins testing floodgates to save iconic Italian city from destructionThe iconic waters of Venice, Italy have become an extreme threat due to frequent, massive flooding that has seen the city slowly sink for centuries. Now, a long-planned but controversial technology is being tested that could address the increasingly dire problem. Chris Livesay reports on the plans, and why they were not completed a decade ago.
WHO says some countries may have to return to "total lockdown"Global coronavirus cases have more than doubled in six weeks.