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  1. Police: Teen killed trying stunt at Brooklyn subway stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 8 | The Miami Herald

    Police say a New York City teen has died after attempting to perform a dangerous stunt at a subway station in Brooklyn. The New York Police Department says the victim, an unidentified 14-year-old boy, was riding in between the cars of a southbound L train when he tried to jump onto the platform at the New Lots Avenue station around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday.

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  2. Google hits Pixel resellers with a digital death sentenceaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | The Miami Herald

    The new Google Pixel phone is displayed next to a Daydream View virtual-reality headset, right, following a Google product event in San Francisco. Google is teaching a devastating lesson to some of its unwitting users: if you dare violate the company's policies, you can be abruptly cut off from your Gmail account and other digital services where vital information, indispensable documents and cherished photos are stored.

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  3. Brother of 3 Americans slain in Serbia in 1999 seeks justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A brother of three American citizens slain after fighting in Serbia in 1999 has accused the Balkan country's leaders of refusing to bring the killers to justice despite repeated pledges to do so. The Bytyqi brothers, Ylli, Mehmet and Agron, left their Brooklyn, New York pizza business to fight with ethnic Albanian rebels against Serbia's rule in Kosovo.

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  4. Emails show how Clinton campaign chair was apparently hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta speaks to members of the media outside Clinton's home in Washington. New evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, an audacious electronic attack blamed on Russia's government and one has resulted in embarrassing political disclosures about Democrats in the final weeks before the U.S. presidential election.

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  5. Soccer power broker to plead guilty in FIFA bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Aaron Davidson, the former president of the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and a longtime sports marketing executive, is scheduled to plead guilty in Brooklyn, New York, federal court on Thursday for his part in the bribery and corruption scandal that last year rocked FIFA, the world governing body of soccer. Davidson was one of 42 people charged in May 2015 in a U.S. probe into $150 million in bribery, racketeering and money laundering involving FIFA officials and associates.

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  6. He preached non-violence, and then he was shot to death on a street cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    During an interview in 2011 on a New York cable TV program called "Inside City Hall," Lavon Walker told of how he was using his criminal past to help kids avoid the violence that dominated his youth. "My mindset was changed.

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  7. Reformed a bangera turned anti-gun activist is shot dead on South Beach vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    During an interview in 2011 on a New York cable TV program called "Inside City Hall," Lavon Walker told of how he was using his criminal past to help kids avoid the violence that dominated his youth. "My mindset was changed.

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  8. Pennsylvania college suspends students over blackface videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A Pennsylvania college says it has suspended two students over an online video showing a student in blackface lampooning the Black Lives Matter movement. Albright College President Lex McMillan III said on the school's Facebook page that the two students most directly involved in what he called a "hurtful, offensive act" have been suspended pending further investigation.

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  9. Meet the daughter of migrant workers helping Clinton defeat TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Amanda Renteria oversees the political operation for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in New York City. Originally from California's Central Valley, Renteria aims to bridge the divide between rural and urban America.

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  10. Muslim womana s clothes set on fire New York's Fifth AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A Muslim woman wearing traditional garments had her clothes set on fire by a man with a lighter as she shopped on a crowded New York City street over the weekend, police said Monday. The 35-year-old was dressed in a hijab and standing outside a Valentino store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Saturday night, when she felt heat on her left side, according to the New York City Police Department.

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  11. White House campaign casts a shadow over 9/11 anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of 9/11 with the solemn roll call of the dead Sunday but couldn't keep the presidential campaign from intruding on what is traditionally a politics-free moment of remembrance. The Tribute in Light, viewed from the Brooklyn borough of New York, rises above the lower Manhattan skyline, Sunday, Sept.

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  12. WWII dog tags found on beach in '66 returned to familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    It took 50 years for a Long Island woman to finally complete her quest to return a World War II veteran's lost dog tags she found on a New York City beach. In this photo taken Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 and provided by Audrey Berk, Berk, left, of Queens, N.Y., and Laurie Lubin of Bellmore, N.Y., hold the World War II dog tags of Berk's father, Irving Isaacs in Bellmore, N.Y. Lubin found the tags on a New York City beach in the summer of 1966 and spent the next 50 years trying to return them.

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  13. An expert in aging: Aventura man celebrates 105th birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    "I never get upset about anything," said the Aventura centenarian. Great advice for a man who has lived through several eras, from the horse-drawn carriage days to the jet age, and from man's first walk on the moon and beyond.

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  14. One a za or 2? Dispute over the Verrazano Bridge wona t go awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The name graces one of New York City's engineering marvels. It stares out from scores of local road signs.

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  15. First lady honors museums, libraries at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    First lady Michelle Obama, center, presents a 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service award to Brandon Spann, left, and Cindy DeFrances of the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children, of Gulfport, Miss., during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Washington. Ten institutions from across the country received the highest award given to museums and libraries for service to the community.

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  16. Singer Julius La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Julius La Rosa, a pop singer known for hits including "Eh, Cumpari," whose firing live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in 1953 overshadowed his successes that followed, has died at age 86. His death was confirmed Saturday by his daughter, Maria La Rosa Smith, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, and Joe Charapata of the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz, Wisconsin. Smith said her father died in his sleep of natural causes Thursday at his home in Crivitz.

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  17. a Beautiful: The Carole King Musicala is some kind of wonderfulRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    In the 'You've Got a Friend' scene from 'Beautiful' Aldon Music staffers share a songwriting moment. Curt Bouril , Ben Fankhauser , Abby Mueller and Becky Gulsvig .

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  18. Hundreds march across New York bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Hundreds of people carrying photos of loved ones killed by gun violence marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to rally for stricter gun laws and chanted demands for action. The fourth annual march, held on the eve of Mother's Day, was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

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  19. Bikini-clad Florida man struts his moves on the streets of TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Sometimes when snowbirds travel down to roost, they don't always make it back up north. That's how Tampa's newest bikini-clad street performer ended up strutting his moves on Nebraska and Hillsborough avenues in Tampa.

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  20. Start of 2nd weekend of Jazz Fest soaked by rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Tamar Maya and Bryan Avendano dance in the rain during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans on Thursday, April 28, 2016. MAGS OUT; NO SALES; USA TODAY OUT; THE BATON ROUGE ADVOCATE OUT; THE NEW ORLEANS ADVOCATE OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT Elvis Costello & The Imposters perform on the Gentilly Stage at Jazz Fest on Thursday, April 28, 2016 in New Orleans.

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