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US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up for
MIAMI (AP) -- President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed in an ambush in Niger that her husband "knew what he signed up for," according to a Florida congresswoman who says she heard part of the conversation on speakerphone....

Trial delayed for 'cocaine cowboy' on the run for 26 years
MIAMI (AP) -- Trial has been delayed for a Florida man who eluded capture on drug charges for 26 years and is described by authorities as the last of Miami's "cocaine cowboys."...

Couple evacuated from mobile home after sinkhole opens
OCALA, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida couple was evacuated from their mobile home after a large sinkhole opened up at an intersection just in front of their house....

Man drowned at SeaWorld Aquatica water park over summer
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A Georgia man drowned at SeaWorld Orlando's Aquatica water park this past summer....

325-pound woman charged with killing girl by sitting on her
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment....

Nebraska man accused of helping Florida girlfriend kill self
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Investigators say a Nebraska man facing an assisted suicide charge in his Florida girlfriend's death believed she had stage-four cancer, but an autopsy didn't find any tumors....

Woman gets 20 years for string of crimes in multiple states
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) -- A Missouri woman has been sentenced in Florida to 20 years in prison for part of a string of crimes in multiple states....

Sheriff: 2 deputies ousted over drug court sex scandal
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida sheriff says two of his deputies were forced to leave their jobs after an investigation found they were preying on women in drug court programs....

3 killed, 1 critically injured in turnpike toll booth crash
NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Three people have died and another is being treated for critical injuries suffered when the car they were in crashed into a barrier meant to stop accidents and flew over a toll plaza on Florida's Turnpike....

Lawsuit seeks disclosure of FBI 9/11 investigation files
MIAMI (AP) -- A lawsuit seeking disclosure of FBI files that may detail a U.S.-based support network for the 9/11 hijackers has reached a federal appeals court, which is being asked by a Florida online publication to order a Freedom of Information Act trial on the dispute....

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