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Miami Uber Driver Raped A Female Passenger, Told Cops It Was A 'Perk' Of The Job

Miami Uber Driver Raped A Female Passenger, Told Cops It Was A 'Perk' Of The JobA Miami Uber driver raped a female passenger over Labor Day weekend last year,



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Miami Dolphins Players Kneel For Anthem During NFL Preseason Opener

Miami Dolphins Players Kneel For Anthem During NFL Preseason OpenerThe NFL's regular season is a month away, but players are already defying the



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Students return to Miami school where bridge collapse killed six

Students return to Miami school where bridge collapse killed sixStudents returned to Florida International University on Monday for their first day of classes since a newly installed pedestrian bridge collapsed last week and killed six people including a student at the school. The meeting on Thursday involved FIGG, which is the private contractor for the overall bridge design, the school, Florida Department of Transportation officials and Munilla Construction Management, which installed the $ 14.2 million bridge.



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New details of possible problems with Miami bridge as more victims identified

New details of possible problems with Miami bridge as more victims identifiedTwo days before the collapse, the Florida Department of Transportation received a voicemail from one of the bridge’s engineers alerting to “some cracking,” though the engineer said it didn’t appear to be a safety issue.



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Miami bridge collapse: engineer's answerphone message about crack not heard

Miami bridge collapse: engineer's answerphone message about crack not heardHomicide detectives opened an investigation on Friday into the collapse of a new footbridge that killed at least six people at Miami’s Florida International University (FIU), as questions began to swirl about the companies behind the structure’s controversial design and construction. Juan Perez, the director of Miami-Dade police department, said criminal charges were possible once exhaustive inquiries by his detectives and state and federal authorities were complete.



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Miami bridge collapse: Rescuers continue desperate search for survivors as first victim named

Miami bridge collapse: Rescuers continue desperate search for survivors as first victim namedRescue teams continued the desperate search for survivors after a pedestrian bridge collapsed in Florida, as the first victim was named as Alexa Duran. Orlando Duran said his daughter Alexa was among the dead. The 18-year-old student at Florida International University was described by her friends as “an awesome person”.



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Senator demands documents related to deadly Miami bridge collapse

Senator demands documents related to deadly Miami bridge collapseA U.S. senator demanded documents on Friday related to the construction of a new footbridge in Miami that collapsed a day earlier and killed at least six people, as federal and local investigators worked to determine the cause of the tragedy. In a letter, Senator Bill Nelson of Florida asked the U.S. Department of Transportation to turn over all records related to the engineering, design, construction, safety and inspection of the project, which spanned a major road next to the campus of Florida International University (FIU). “If anyone dropped the ball and it contributed to this tragedy, then they should be held accountable,” Nelson, the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, wrote to the department.



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At Least 6 Dead After New Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Over Cars In Miami

At Least 6 Dead After New Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Over Cars In Miami* Multiple cars and people were trapped under a newly constructed bridge at Miami's Florida International University after it collapsed Thursday.



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Fatalities reported after bridge collapses in Miami, falls on traffic passing underneath

Fatalities reported after bridge collapses in Miami, falls on traffic passing underneathA newly constructed pedestrian bridge in Miami collapsed on Thursday afternoon, falling onto eight vehicles passing underneath.



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Bridge collapses at Florida International University in Miami

Bridge collapses at Florida International University in MiamiSeveral people were killed and cars crushed when a newly installed pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University in Miami-Dade County, officials said. There were at least five to six vehicles crushed underneath the pedestrian crosswalk. The bridge connects the university with the city of Sweetwater and was installed on Saturday in six hours over the eight-lane highway, according to a story that was posted on the university’s website.



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