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Daily Archives : July 24, 2019

Masked men rob tie up clerk, rob Miami jewelry store

MIAMI – Four masked men entered a Miami jewelry store Wednesday and made off with expensive jewelry and thousands of dollars after tying up an employee. The robbery occured at MVJ Jewelry along 27th Avenue in Miami just after 10…

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Key takeaways from Mueller’s congressional testimony

WASHINGTON – Robert Mueller refused to play the part. Not for Republicans and not for Democrats. In back-to-back hearings before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee, the former special counsel in the investigation of Russian interference into…

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Authorities on alert during lobster mini-season

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A 60-year-old diver was found dead Wednesday after he vanished while hunting for lobsters. His body was recovered off Broward County, about half a mile from the Hillsboro Inlet.  In Miami Beach, the many boats across waters were halting…

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Fort Lauderdale businesses feel impact of water main break

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – After a Florida Power & Light’s subcontractor caused a water main break, the general manager of the Riverside Hotel says their mistake cost the hotel about $40,000 in lost revenue. Heiko Dobrikow said the hotel was forced…

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Castro meets Russia’s Lavrov to inaugurate Cuba’s ‘Estatua de la República’

HAVANA, Cuba – Raúl Castro and the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov celebrated Wednesday the restoration of the iconic Statue of the Republic — which is covered with 24-karat gold — in the Capitol of Havana. Russia financed the project.  Officials expect the…

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Tesla ‘on track’ to begin Model 3 production at China factory by end of year

Tesla said Wednesday that Model 3 production is on track to begin at its Shanghai factory by the end of the year — a critical milestone for the automaker if it hopes to continue to increase sales and avoid the…

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Tesla has begun preparations for Model Y production at its Fremont factory

Tesla has already started the preparations required to get production started on its forthcoming Model Y compact all-electric SUV, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk . Musk noted that prep had started at its facility in Fremont during his introductory…

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Tesla co-founder and CTO JB Straubel stepping down

Tesla co-founder and CTO JB Straubel is stepping down from his day-to-day role as an executive at at the automaker, CEO Elon Musk announced during a conference call with analysts Wednesday. Drew Baglino, vice president of tech, will take over…

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TravelPerk launches flexible refunds to help businesses save on cancelled trips

Fresh from topping up its Series C with a whopping $60M, business travel booking platform TravelPerk is launching a new product it hopes will make customers keep singing its praises by shaving further friction off of programming work trips. The…

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Diver’s Body Found in Water Off Hillsboro Inlet

Officials are recovering a man’s body that was found Wednesday in the waters off Hillsboro Inlet. The man, who is in his 60’s or 70’s, was a part of a group of divers who went out early morning for the…

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