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AD and Kohler Celebrate Art Basel Miami Beach

AD and Kohler Celebrate Art Basel Miami Beach



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Ahead Of Hurricane Irma, Miami Detained Homeless People Against Their Will

Ahead Of Hurricane Irma, Miami Detained Homeless People Against Their WillMIAMI ― As Hurricane Irma rapidly approached Florida’s southern coast, Ron Book, the chairman of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust, and the Miami-Dade Police Department made an unprecedented decision: They chose to detain homeless people ― some against their will ― to protect them from the storm.



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American won't resume Miami service until Tuesday at earliest

American won't resume Miami service until Tuesday at earliestAmerican Airlines Group Inc will not resume commercial flights at its Miami International Airport hub on Monday but may operate flights to bring in staff and supplies. The airline said earlier on Sunday it planned to begin limited operations on Monday after 5 p.m. (2100 GMT), but reversed course after the Miami airport said it would remain closed on Monday. “American now plans to resume limited operations when the airport reopens,” the airline said, noting federal agencies must assess whether the airport can reopen.



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Irma sends cranes tumbling in flooded Miami

Irma sends cranes tumbling in flooded MiamiWhile southwest Florida bore the deadly brunt of Irma’s wrath Sunday, the coastlines of Miami and the neighboring island of Miami Beach were heavily inundated by storm surges as hurricane winds sent two giant construction cranes crashing down. The hurricane, which weakened to a Category Two as it headed north along the east coast of Florida toward the city of Naples packing winds of 110 miles (177 kilometers) an hour, killed three people when it struck the southern Keys island chain as a more powerful Category Four. Miami had been preparing for a direct impact before Irma turned and headed west, but was still hit by the outer bands of wind at 90 miles (145 kilometers) an hour and some spontaneous tornadoes.



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Hurricane Irma Starts Raking Miami

Hurricane Irma Starts Raking MiamiWaist-deep water flooded some Miami streets, including three to four feet in the city's financial district



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Over 1 million people without power in Miami

Over 1 million people without power in MiamiAs Hurricane Irma continues to gain momentum, more and more residents are feeling its damaging effects.



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Irma: Miami in Direct Path of Monster Storm

Irma: Miami in Direct Path of Monster StormFlorida Gov. Rick Scott urged residents in and around the city to evacuate after forecasts showed the city was in real danger of a direct hit by the Category 5 storm.



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Some Miami Residents Staying Put, and Braving Hurricane Irma in Concrete-Encased Garage

Some Miami Residents Staying Put, and Braving Hurricane Irma in Concrete-Encased GarageThey are defying orders to leave the area as Hurricane Irma approaches.



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Two people shot outside famed Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach

Two people shot outside famed Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami BeachThe victims, a man and a woman, were shot on a ramp and valet area which leads to the world-famous luxury hotel, and sought help inside the hotel, local media reported. Police said both victims were transported to a trauma center for treatment for gunshot wounds. Pictures posted online showed the Fountainbleau lobby cordoned off by police tape and video showed helicopters hovering overhead.



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Two Miami police officers shot in ambush-style attack

Two Miami police officers shot in ambush-style attackTwo plainclothes police detectives in Miami were wounded when a group of men fired dozens of shots into their unmarked car Monday night in an ambush, the Miami-Dade Police Department said. Police apprehended several suspects early Tuesday and charges were pending, police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta said by phone. The attack on the detectives occurred as they conducted surveillance for gang activity outside an apartment complex in northwestern Miami, police said in a news release.



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