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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion’s shooting death

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A suspect has been charged in the shooting death of rising rap star XXXTentacion, authorities in Florida said Thursday. Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, of Pompano Beach was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said in a news release sent Thursday morning. Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, 20, who … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Suspect arrested in rapper XXXTentacion’s shooting death

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | US stepping up Earth’s protection from asteroids, comets

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to protect the planet from incoming asteroids that could wipe out entire regions or even continents. The National Science and Technology Council released a report Wednesday calling for improved asteroid detection, tracking and deflection. NASA is participating, along with federal emergency and White … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | US stepping up Earth’s protection from asteroids, comets

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Parkland siblings detail #NeverAgain inception in new book

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The polarizing survivor of the Parkland mass shooting has been falsely labeled a crisis actor, vilified by the NRA and called names by TV hosts. And David Hogg isn’t avoiding self-criticism in his new book. In fact, he calls himself “arrogant,” ”skinny” and details his rejection by girls. Eighteen-year-old Hogg … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | Parkland siblings detail #NeverAgain inception in new book

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla | Deputies search for suspects in rapper XXXTentacion slaying

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Deputies were searching for suspects Tuesday after troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was fatally shot in the driver’s seat of a luxury electric sports car. The 20-year-old rising star, who pronounced his stage name “Ex Ex Ex ten-ta-see-YAWN” and whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at … Continue reading DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla | Deputies search for suspects in rapper XXXTentacion slaying

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. | Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Troubled rapper-singer XXXTentacion was shot and killed Monday in Florida in what police called an apparent robbery attempt, authorities said. The 20-year-old rising star, whose real name is Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was pronounced dead Monday evening at a Fort Lauderdale-area hospital, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. He was shot earlier … Continue reading DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. | Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | White House aims to reduce satellite clutter in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The White House is establishing a new policy for reducing satellite clutter in space. President Donald Trump is expected to sign the new space policy directive Monday, as the National Space Council convenes. The new policy calls for providing a safe and secure environment up in orbit, as satellite traffic … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | White House aims to reduce satellite clutter in space

JACKSONVILLE, Fla | Michael Jackson’s elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens posted on Facebook that Ali the bull elephant wandered through a gate that was accidentally left open and wound up in a courtyard. The zoo said guests weren’t … Continue reading JACKSONVILLE, Fla | Michael Jackson’s elephant escapes enclosure at Florida zoo