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  1. U.S. Coast Guard seizes $500 million worth of cocaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | Reuters

    U.S. authorities seized about 18.5 tons of cocaine with a street value of $500 million in the eastern Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday. The cocaine was taken off the Coast Guard cutter James in the Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday after it was confiscated from 15 drug smuggling vessels in the international waters, the Coast Guard said.

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  2. JetBlue wants U.S., European regulators to review joint venturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Reuters

    The chief executive of JetBlue Airways Corp, which has made no secret of its desire to expand into transatlantic service, said on Thursday that U.S. and European regulators should review joint ventures that have allowed big airlines to dominate the market. A JetBlue Airways flight status monitor is seen at John F. Kennedy Airport in the Queens borough of New York U.S., January 24, 2017.

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  3. AutoNation to offer used-car subscription service from FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | Reuters

    The service, described as an alternative to traditional ownership and leasing, is similar to new-vehicle subscriptions offered by several automakers, including Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd's Volvo Car Corp, BMW AG ( AutoNation, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, said the Fair service will bundle routine maintenance and roadside assistance in a monthly subscription that can be ordered through a mobile app and canceled at any time. Customers can add features such as insurance.

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  4. Deputy sheriff, 11 others killed in California bar shooting: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | Reuters

    A gunman killed 12 people including a sheriff's deputy after he walked into a Southern California bar and started shooting late Wednesday night, police said. The gunman was also killed, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean told a news conference early Thursday, though it was not immediately clear by whom.

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  5. "Not how I raised him," mother of U.S. mail-bomb suspect writesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | Reuters

    The mother of the Florida man accused of mailing 15 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President Donald Trump said her son had long suffered from mental illness in a letter sent to ABC News, the network reported over the weekend. Cesar Altieri Sayoc is pictured in Ft.

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  6. UPDATE 3-U.S. bomb packages suspect to face charges in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Reuters

    The 56-year-old Florida man accused of mailing 15 pipe bombs to top Democrats and other high-profile critics of President Donald Trump agreed in a Miami court to be transferred to New York state to face charges and waived his right to a bail hearing in Florida. FILE PHOTO: Cesar Altieri Sayoc is pictured in Ft. 1 comment

  7. UPDATE 1-AutoNation misses revenue estimates on lower new vehicle sales; plans cost cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: People look at vehicles for sale on the lot at AutoNation Toyota dealership in Cerritos, California December 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo The company's shares fell 8 percent in early trading after it reported an 8.1 percent fall in new car retail sales volume for the third quarter.

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  8. Embraer launches longer-range private jets in turnaround pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Reuters

    Embraer SA is adding two longer-range business jet variants to its mid-sized Legacy line, featuring revamped cabins and technology that reduces turbulence to create smoother flights, the Brazilian plane maker said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Embraer business jet plane, the New Praetor 600 Bossa Nova Edition, is seen in this image released by Embraer North America, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., October 12, 2018.

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  9. Embraer launches longer-range private jets in turnaround pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2018 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Embraer business jet plane, the New Praetor 600 Bossa Nova Edition, is seen in this image released by Embraer North America, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., October 12, 2018. Courtesy Embraer/Handout via REUTERS The launch of the two Praetor models - named after Ancient Roman officials - coincides with the business jet industry's flagship show in Orlando from Oct. 16 to 18 and comes as Embraer pursues a broader strategy to revitalize its loss-making executive jet division.

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  10. Lime's next stop in scooter global expansion: Florida and AustriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Reuters

    Scooter- and bike-rental startup Lime is expanding to dozens more cities this year, its CEO said, leveraging the hundreds of millions of dollars in funding it has raised in an effort to dominate the North American and European markets. The California-based company will launch its service in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Vienna, Austria, as early as next week, Chief Executive and Co-founder Toby Sun told Reuters.

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  11. UPDATE 1-AutoNation's Mike Jackson to step down as CEO next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: AutoNation Inc CEO Mike Jackson attends the Reuters Autos Summit in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., September 15, 2008. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo AutoNation's stock has more than tripled since Jackson became CEO in 1999 after the company's founder H. Wayne Huizenga hired him from Mercedes-Benz USA, where Jackson was president.

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  12. Gunman who killed five at Florida airport to get life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Reuters

    A U.S. veteran of the war in Iraq who killed five people during a shooting spree in the arrivals area of a Florida airport last year is due to be sentenced on Friday to life in a federal prison. FILE PHOTO: Esteban Santiago is taken from the Broward County main jail as he is transported to the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. on January 9, 2017.

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  13. UPDATE 2-AutoNation profit gets a boost from used vehicle salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Reuters

    The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company said revenue from used vehicle sales in the second quarter rose 8 percent to $1.3 billion, while new vehicle sales revenue rose less than 1 percent to $2.95 billion. AutoNation Chief Executive Officer Mike Jackson told Reuters the company's used vehicle segment's gross profit surged 22 percent in the quarter versus the same period in 2017, in part because the profit per vehicle was higher.

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  14. UPDATE 1-AutoNation profit rises on greater revenue from new, used vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Reuters

    AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto retail chain, on Wednesday reported a higher quarterly net profit that slightly exceeded analyst expectations on increased revenue from the sale of new, and in particular used vehicles. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based company said revenue from used-vehicle sales in the second quarter rose 8 percent to $1.3 billion, while new-vehicle sales revenue rose under 1 percent to $2.95 billion.

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  15. Third arrest made in killing of rapper XXXTentacion: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Reuters

    The third of four men indicted last week in the killing of up-and-coming rapper XXXTentacion was arrested in Georgia on Wednesday, officials said. FILE PHOTO: Robert Allen, 22, a suspect in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, is seen in this Broward Sheriff's Office photo released in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., July 19, 2018.

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  16. Trump's star on Hollywood Walk of Fame vandalized - policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Reuters

    A man with a pickax vandalized U.S. President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame early on Wednesday and later surrendered to police, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department said. "A pickax was used in vandalizing the star" embedded in the sidewalk near Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue in Los Angeles, at about 3:30 a.m., Sergeant Ray Brown of the LAPD said by telephone.

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  17. Four men indicted in murder of Florida rapper XXXTentacionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Reuters

    A grand jury has indicted four men in the June murder of up-and-coming rapper XXXTentacion in Florida, officials said on Thursday. Suspects L-R: Dedrick Williams, 22, Trayvon Newsome, 20, Robert Allen, 22, and Michael Boatwright, 22, in the shooting death of up-and-coming rapper XXXTentacion, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, are seen Broward Sheriff's Office photos released in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., July 19, 2018.

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  18. Nine wounded by knife-wielding man at Idaho apartments housing refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Reuters

    A man went on a stabbing spree Saturday night at an apartment complex in Boise, Idaho that is home to refugee families, sending nine people including children to the hospital, four with life-threatening injuries, police said. Timmy Kinner, a 30-year-old man from Los Angeles who was also staying at the apartment complex but had been asked to leave the day before the rampage, was arrested minutes after it occurred, Boise police said on Sunday.

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  19. Stabbing at Idaho apartments housing refugees leaves nine woundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Reuters

    A man went on a stabbing spree Saturday night at an apartment complex in Boise, Idaho that is home to refugee families, sending nine people including children to the hospital, four with life-threatening injuries, police said. Timmy Kinner, 30, suspect in the stabbing in an apartment complex on Saturday night is seen in this Ada County Sheriff's Office booking photo in Boise, Idaho, U.S. on July 1, 2018.

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  20. Derailed Florida roller coaster passed inspection hours earlier: stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Reuters

    A small roller coaster that derailed in Daytona Beach, ejecting two riders who fell 34 feet to the ground, passed a state inspection earlier the same day, Florida state officials said on Friday. Six people were injured in the incident on Thursday.

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