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NTSB: Pilot error caused fatal helicopter crash in Bahamas

May. 28, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Pilot error caused the helicopter crash that killed coal billionaire Chris Cline and six others in the Bahamas in 2019, federal officials said. The two pilots’ decision to take off in the AgustaWestland AW139 over water in dark night conditions with no...

How the Gaetz probe grew from sex trafficking to medical pot

May. 01, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When Rep. Matt Gaetz vacationed in the Bahamas in 2018, he was joined by a doctor who donated to his campaign and a former colleague in the Florida Legislature. The Republican congressman, Dr. Jason Pirozzolo and Halsey Beshears were united in...

NRA trial opens window on secretive leader's life and work

Apr. 09, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Wayne LaPierre flies exclusively on private jets, he sailed around the Bahamas for “security” and he never sends emails or texts in the course of his work running the nation's most politically influential gun-rights group. LaPierre's testimony this...

CONCACAF Gold Cup preliminary rounds in Fort Lauderdale

Apr. 08, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The new preliminary rounds of the CONCACAF Gold Cup will be played at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, from July 2-6, leading to the final three nations qualifying for the 16-nation group stage. Matchups on July 2 and 3 have Haiti-St. Vincent and the Grenadines,...

NRA exec sheltered on borrowed yacht after mass shootings

Apr. 07, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108-foot (32.92-meter) yacht. During a deposition, the...