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  1. Florida airport shooter claims he was inspired by the Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | UPI

    Law enforcement officials say the man accused of shooting 11 people at an airport in South Florida, five of whom died, claims to have been radicalized online by jihadist websites to commit the mass shooting. Prosecutors claimed in federal court Tuesday that Esteban Santiago, who allegedly flew to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Jan. 6 to open fire on a crowded part of the airport, acted after being inspired by the Islamic State and jihad-focused online chat rooms.

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  2. Officials close to identifying person who leaked Fort Lauderdale shooting videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | UPI

    Authorities investigating the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shooting said they are close to identifying the person who leaked a video of the start of the gunman's rampage. TMZ obtained and published the 22-second video of the start of the deadly shooting on Sunday and local and federal authorities believe the person who leaked the video is a law enforcement officer with high security clearance.

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  3. Surveillance video shows Fort Lauderdale airport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | UPI

    Broward County, Fla., officials said they're investigating how surveillance footage of a shooter opening fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport became public. TMZ obtained and published the 22-second video of the start of the deadly shooting, though it's unclear who leaked it.

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  4. Boston Bruins' plane diverted after shooting in Fort LauderdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | UPI

    The Boston Bruins' plane was diverted to Miami International Airport on Friday because of a shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Five people were killed and eight wounded after an arriving airline passenger with a gun in his luggage opened fire before surrendering to authorities.

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  5. FBI: Fort Lauderdale shooter arrived at airport 'specifically' to attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 7 | UPI

    The lone gunman who opened fire inside a terminal at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport arrived with the sole purpose of carrying out the attack that killed five people, the FBI said Saturday. Miami FBI Special Agent George Piro said the suspected shooter, 26-year-old Esteban Santiago, "came here specifically to carry out this horrific attack," CNN reported .

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  6. 'Total panic' at South Florida airport; 'troubled' Army vet arrested; FBI working motiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | UPI

    More than a dozen people were shot Friday at one of South Florida's busiest airports, several fatally, leading to complete closure of the facility and a bloody aftermath that saw the accused gunman arrested and federal agents all over the scene. The gunfire started around 1 p.m. EDT Friday near the baggage claim in terminal 2 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

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  7. Obama 'heartbroken' for victims of Fort Lauderdale shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | UPI

    President Barack Obama , who's previously said he has addressed far too many mass shootings during his time in the White House, said he was again "heartbroken" by the deadly events Friday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. In an interview with ABC News, set to air Sunday, the president expressed his feelings about the latest shooting rampage to impact the United States.

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  8. At least 5 dead in South Florida airport shooting; FAA halts flights; officials eye suspicious deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | UPI

    At least five people were shot dead Friday at one of South Florida's busiest airports, leading officials to close the facility and federal agents to investigate. The gunfire happened at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Friday afternoon and also injured at least eight others, the Broward County Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. At least five dead in Fort Lauderdale airport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | UPI

    A gunman opened fire at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, fatally shooting at least five and injuring eight others, Broward County, Fla., officials said. Law enforcement sources told NBC News they arrested one suspect after the shooting near the baggage claim area of Terminal 2. Delta Air Lines flies out of Terminal 2. A sheriff's office spokeswoman told CBS the suspect is male.

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  10. Florida State CB Tavarus McFadden earns Jack Tatum AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | UPI

    Florida State cornerback Tarvarus McFadden is the 2016 Jack Tatum Award winner as the nation's top defensive back, the Touchdown Club of Columbus announced Friday. McFadden is tied for the national lead with eight interceptions this season -- the most for any Seminole since Terrell Buckley, the 1991 Tatum Award winner, had a school-record 12. The 6-foot-2, 198-pound McFadden, a sophomore from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., wins the award named for the late Ohio State legend.

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  11. Bob Dylan to skip Nobel Prize ceremony for 'pre-existing commitments'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | UPI

    It took Bob Dylan two weeks to acknowledge he'd been given the Nobel Prize for literature, and he said he wasn't sure he could make it. As of Wednesday, however, he knew for sure.

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  12. Bob Dylan to skip Nobel Prize ceremony for 'preexisting commitments'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | UPI

    It took Bob Dylan two weeks to acknowledge he'd been given the Nobel Prize for literature, and he said he wasn't sure he could make it. As of Wednesday, he knew for sure.

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  13. Plane delayed, passengers evacuated after bomb scare in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | UPI

    A Spirit Airlines flight en route from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas was delayed for hours after a bomb threat led to an evacuation of passengers, officials said. The flight was scheduled to depart at 8:15 p.m. Sunday but instead left at 2:30 a.m. Monday to land at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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  14. FedEx cargo plane catches fire landing at Fort Lauderdale airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | UPI

    A FedEx plane caught fire after landing at an airport in Fort Lauderdale on Friday, shutting down the airport for several hours. The DC-10 flames sprouted from the rear left side of the plane after the landing gear collapsed as it arrived at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport from Memphis, Tenn., according to the Federal Aviation Administration .

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  15. 2M U.S. residents urged to evacuate over Hurricane Matthew; Fort Lauderdale airport closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | UPI

    More than 2 million people have been urged to evacuate and hundreds of flights have been canceled in the U.S. as Hurricane Matthew churned through the Bahamas, taking aim for the U.S. East Coast. At least 15 people have been killed due to Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean.

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  16. Hurricane Matthew causes flight disruptions in U.S., CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | UPI

    The storm prompted flight cancellations and delays in South Florida, where two of the three major airports -- Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Miami International -- experienced numerous interruptions of service. At Miami, 11 arrivals and 12 departures were canceled, the Sun-Sentinel reported Tuesday.

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  17. Hurricane Matthew causes flight disruptions in U.S., CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | UPI

    The storm prompted flight cancellations and delays in South Florida, where two of the three major airports -- Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Miami International -- experienced numerous interruptions of service. At Miami, 11 arrivals and 12 departures were canceled, the Sun-Sentinel reported Tuesday.

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  18. 2 dead after Cessna crashes off south Florida coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | UPI

    The plane, a Cessna 172 four-seat aircraft, reportedly went down about four miles south of Port Everglades, Fla., on the Atlantic coast, though emergency responders were not given a precise location for the crash. The Broward County Sheriff's Office was first notified of the crash and initiated a search-and-rescue mission that included several area law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Coast Guard.

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  19. Handcuff key found hidden in Florida inmate's pants after another inmate escapedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | UPI

    Just five days after a prisoner escaped from a South Florida courthouse, another inmate at the courthouse was found with a handcuff key. A detention deputy had lost his key from a shirt pocket as he assisted a wheelchair-bound inmate in a Broward County courthouse holding area around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Kimbo Slice dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | UPI

    Slice was taken from his home in Coral Gables, Fla., to a hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Monday. Sgt. Carla Kmiotek of the Coral Springs police told Yahoo Sports, "We did not receive a police or EMS call from the residence.

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