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A desperate search for survivors of the Florida condo collapse entered a second day Friday as the number of those dead and unaccounted for continued to rise. There were 120 people accounted for from the building and 159 people unaccounted for, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Friday. Relatives of the first lady of Paraguay were among the dozens unaccounted for in the collapse. "It is really, really dramatic to see the collapse of a major structure like that." Video from the scene showed a large section of the multistory building collapse into a pile of rubble.
Persons: Raide Jadallah, Daniella Levine Cava, Levine Cava, Joe Raedle, Euclides Acevedo, Sophia López Moreira, Silvana López Moreira, Luis Pettengill —, Mario Abdo, Lady Luna Villalba, Acevedo, Ron DeSantis, Eliana Salzhauer, Salzhauer, Joe Biden, Biden Organizations: Dade, Rescue, Dade Fire Rescue, Getty, Authorities, Florida Gov, Hospital, Medical Center, Collins, FEMA, Records Locations: Florida, Miami, Surfside, Florida's Miami, Dade County, Champlain, Fla, Miami Beach, Paraguay, Champlain Towers
Drone footage shows the devastating aftermath of the partially collapsed Miami Beach condo building that seemingly flattened out of nowhere early Thursday. Drone video shows an aerial view of Champlain Towers South, a once L-shaped building, which lost its entire northeast-facing corridor — nearly half the building — in seconds around 1:30 a.m. Thursday, when many were asleep. The video shows a compact pile of rubble where the 12 floors used to be and the remains of dozens of condo units exposed to the open air. "We are working around the clock to search and rescue people in this rubble," Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Thursday. "It is really, really dramatic to see the collapse of a major structure like that."
Persons: Daniella Levine Cava, Charles Burkett, We've, Ron DeSantis Organizations: Dade, Surfside, Florida Gov Locations: Miami Beach, Surfside, Florida's Miami, Dade County, Champlain Towers, Miami, Florida
Any company and any store is going to accept bitcoin or some type of digital currency.”Roberts’ camp may be the only one of its kind in the U.S., though it’s beginning to inspire others, especially among Black bitcoin investors. Isaiah Jackson, author of the book “Bitcoin & Black America” and a bitcoin podcaster, said he plans to start taking sign-ups next week for an online-only cryptocurrency camp in July. “They’ve seen digital money. Of the five students in her first camp, four had parents who own digital currency, she said. But already, she added, “A couple of them had a little crypto that their parents had bought for them.”At the Los Angeles camp, children displayed how much they already knew.
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The Godfather of Critical Race Theory
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( Adam Kirsch | ) + 0.00   time to read: +2 min
Today, critical race theory is undergoing that kind of transformation. But over the last year, critical race theory has moved to the center of American political debate. In September 2020, the Trump administration issued a memo instructing executive branch departments to cancel “any training on ‘critical race theory,’” which it equated with teaching “that the United States is an inherently racist or evil country.” This year, legislators and school boards in many states have introduced proposals to prohibit the teaching of critical race theory in schools, with Florida’s State Board of Education adopting such a rule earlier this month. Far more Americans have learned about critical race theory from its opponents than from the theorists themselves. But at least one major work is more accessible: “Faces at the Bottom of the Well,” the 1992 book by Derrick Bell, who is often described as the founder or godfather of critical race theory.
Persons: Derrick Bell, Richard Delgado, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Mr, Delgado, Jean Stefancic, , Robin DiAngelo’s, Trump, Bell, , Bell’s, Nehisi Coates, Michelle Alexander Organizations: Florida’s, of Education Locations: York, United States
Florida condo collapse: Family, friends of the missing cling to hope
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +4 min
SURFSIDE, FLA. — As crews worked through the night searching for nearly 100 people unaccounted for after the collapse of a 12-story condo building in Florida, their loved ones clung to hope. The doctor, singer and their daughter, who Fernadez called exceptional people, were in Florida to escape the Covid-19 pandemic in Argentina. Rubble hangs from a partially collapsed building in Surfside north of Miami Beach, on June 24, 2021. Moreno got a call from another friend around 6 a.m. Thursday, asking if he had heard about the collapse. Moreno realized it was his friend's building, but it wasn't until he called his friend's sister that he learned he was missing.
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Pence 'proud' of his Jan 6 actions despite criticism from Trump
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +2 min
Former Vice President Mike Pence departs after the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2021. Melina Mara/Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoWASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said he was proud of his decision to approve the certification of Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 presidential race, pushing back against fierce criticism from former President Donald Trump. Some of the rioters on Jan. 6 chanted threats including "hang Mike Pence," who had refused Trump's request that he block certification of Biden's win, an authority the vice president did not have. "But the Constitution provides the vice president with no such authority." Trump did not attend the ceremony and has lashed out at Pence, saying that he lacked courage.
Persons: Mike Pence, Joe Biden, Melina Mara, Joe Biden's, Donald Trump, Pence, Ronald Reagan, Trump, Steve Holland, Jason Lange, Michael Perry Organizations: WASHINGTON, Former U.S, U.S, Capitol, Trump, we'll, Republican, & Freedom Coalition, Thomson Locations: Washington , U.S, Former, United States, Simi Valley , California, Orlando , Florida, New Hampshire
MLB roundup: Kyle Schwarber HRs twice to power Nats over Marlins
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( ) + 0.00   time to read: +7 min
Schwarber hit a homer to lead off the game and added a three-run shot in his second at-bat in just the 13th time that Schwarber hit leadoff for Washington. He has delivered 12 home runs in those games and is already tied for third in franchise history with five leadoff homers. He is one of just four players in MLB history with at least eight homers and 15 RBIs in a five-game span. The Marlins couldn't get a runner past first base until the fifth inning, and they have now scored just five runs over their past four games. Detroit starter Jose Urena (2-8) gave up six runs, four earned, on eight hits in 3 2/3 innings.
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Mike Pence said Thursday he was "proud" to do his Constitutional duty and certify the election. "There is almost no idea more un-American than the idea that one person could choose the president," Pence said. Some members of the mob believed the vice president could stop the certification, as Trump had claimed, and were chanting "Hang Mike Pence." "But the Constitution provides the vice president with no such authority before the joint session of Congress." Some Trump supporters still hold Pence accountable for certifying the election for President Joe Biden.
Persons: Mike Pence, Pence, Donald Trump, Trump, kingmaker, Insider's Tom LoBianco, Joe Biden, LoBianco Pence Organizations: Trump, Service, Reagan, Capitol, Republican, GOP Locations: Simi Valley , California, United States, Florida
Biden approves Florida emergency declaration after building collapse
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +2 min
Emergency crews respond to a partially collapsed residential building in the rain in Surfside, near Miami Beach Florida, U.S. June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Marco BelloJune 25 (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden approved an emergency declaration in the state of Florida and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts after a building collapse near Miami left at least one dead and nearly 100 missing. Rescue crews picked through tons of rubble on Thursday looking for survivors after the collapse of part of the oceanfront apartment tower in Surfside near Miami. Officials said the complex, built in 1981, was going through a recertification process requiring repairs, with another building under construction on an adjacent site. It had been subject to various inspections recently due to the recertification process and the adjacent building construction, Surfside Commissioner Charles Kesl told Local 10.
Persons: Marco Bello, Joe Biden, Daniella Levine Cava, Charles Kesl, Kanishka Singh, Jacqueline Wong Organizations: REUTERS, of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, White, Dade, Thomson Locations: Surfside, Miami Beach Florida, U.S, Florida, Miami, Champlain, Biscayne Bay, Dade County, Bengaluru
President Joe Biden has signed an emergency declaration for Florida after a building collapsed there on Thursday. The declaration will allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate disaster relief. Nearly 100 people are still unaccounted for after the Florida condo collapsed in the wee hours of Thursday. Newsletter Sign up for 10 Things in Politics newsletter for the biggest stories in politics & the economy. "The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, to coordinate all disaster relief efforts," the White House said on Friday.
Persons: Joe Biden, Ray Jadallah Organizations: Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, Service, Miami Beach, of Homeland Security, White, Resources, Miami -, New York Times, Washington Post Locations: Florida, Miami, Champlain Towers, Dade County, Miami - Dade
Live Updates: Rescue Efforts Continue at Condo Collapse Near Miami
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( Adeel Hassan | ) + 0.00   time to read: +3 min
Emergency crews are urgently looking for survivors the day after a residential building crumbled, leaving 99 people unaccounted for. The aftermath of the Champlain Towers South collapse in Surfside, Fla., on Thursday. Emergency workers heard “sounds and bangs” late Thursday afternoon, Chief Jadallah said — but no voices. The stunning collapse of the residential building at 8777 Collins Ave. left few answers and considerable questions about how a 40-year-old condo could have suddenly crumbled as its residents rested in their beds. As the boy cried out, Mr. Balboa used his cellphone flashlight to flag emergency workers.
Persons: Scott McIntyre, Ray Jadallah, Jadallah, Ron DeSantis, Daniella Levine Cava, Biden, , Kenneth S, Direktor, , Nicholas Balboa, Balboa, Organizations: ., The New York Times, Miami - Dade Fire Rescue, Gov, Dade, Federal Emergency Management Agency Locations: Champlain, Surfside, Fla, Miami Beach, Miami, Florida, Dade County
A refresher: Hunter Biden came under intense scrutiny during the 2020 campaign over everything from his business dealings to his struggles with substance abuse. ": A bipartisan group of 21 senators and President Joe Biden reached a major breakthrough in negotiations for an infrastructure bill. "There ain't going to be an infrastructure bill unless we have the reconciliation bill passed by the United States Senate," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday. Biden, too, said of the infrastructure bill: "If this is the only thing that comes to me, I'm not signing it." "Big crowds in the Great State of Ohio this weekend for the Trump rally," Trump wrote in a Wednesday night statement about his planned Saturday rally outside Cleveland.
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Ken Cage repossesses high-end luxury assets like yachts and jets whose owners have failed to pay their loans. Since 2005, Cage's team has repossessed 2,000 boats, some of which are worth as much as $20 million. Now, almost five decades later, we're in business together repossessing yachts and private jets from all over the country. It's our job to chase down expensive assets from people who have defaulted on their bank loans. Provided by Ken CageOnce my repo team gets involved, it's time to kick things up a notch.
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Crews continue to search for survivors in Florida building collapse
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( ) sentiment -0.96   time to read: 1 min
Share Share Article via Facebook Share Article via Twitter Share Article via LinkedIn Share Article via EmailCrews continue to search for survivors in Florida building collapsePresident Joe Biden has approved an emergency disaster declaration regarding the building collapse near Miami. Emergency crews are digging around the clock, searching for survivors in the rubble. At least one person was killed and 99 are still unaccounted for. Rescuers say they can hear banging sounds from beneath the debris. CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew discuss.
Persons: Crews, Joe Biden Locations: Florida, Miami
Shapewear brand Spanx is exploring a sale, The New York Times reported, citing multiple sources. A potential deal could reportedly value the brand at $1 billion. Spanx was set up in 2000 by its current CEO Sara Blakely. Iconic shapewear-brand Spanx is reportedly looking for a buyer. The deal could see Spanx founder and CEO Sara Blakely keep some of her ownership stake, The Times reported.
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Live Updates: Harris Will Visit the U.S. Border with Mexico
  + stars: | 2021-06-25 | by ( Katie Rogers | ) + 0.00   time to read: +9 min
Live Live Updates: Harris Will Visit the U.S. Border with Mexico Vice President Kamala Harris will visit a migrant processing center in El Paso during her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border since taking office. Vice President Kamala Harris departed Joint Base Andrews for a trip to El Paso on Friday. Along with Ms. Escobar, Ms. Harris is traveling with Senator Dick Durbin, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee who has been involved in past attempts at bipartisan immigration reform. Ms. Harris is also traveling with Alejandro N. Mayorkas, the secretary of homeland security. Greg Abbott of Texas days after Ms. Harris visits.
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Many of the places cruise ships go rely heavily on tourism to survive, and they haven't had much business in more than a year. Some money-saving dealsEven though there's reduced capacity and high demand, cruise lines are enticing people with sales and promotions. Cleaner shipsCDC guidelines require enhanced cleaning procedures, but some cruise lines are going even further. Faust points out that this is a way for cruise lines to discreetly do contact tracing, should something go wrong. In April, the state had sued the CDC, demanding that it allow cruise lines to immediately resume sailing from U.S. ports.
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Nearly 100 people are still unaccounted for in the small Miami Beach community. Scientists, however, have long noted the risk of building on the shifting sands of a barrier island like Miami Beach, especially with rising sea levels. Surfside’s mayor, Charles Burkett, told reporters that he often jogged by the condo building, which was built in the early 1980s. “I’ve been here since 1993, and I’ve never seen something like this happen,” Zalewski added, referring to Thursday’s condo collapse. ‘A real awakening’Another issue at hand for the Surfside community is one shared with all of Miami Beach: The towns are built on a barrier island.
Persons: Charles Burkett, Joe Raedle, ” Burkett, NBC’s, Kenneth Direktor, Becker, ” Direktor, Peter Zalewski, “ I’ve, I’ve, Zalewski, , Orrin Pilkey, Gilbert Gaul, , ” Pilkey, wouldn’t Organizations: Miami Herald, Miami, Miami Beach, Beach, Duke University, Coastal Management Locations: Surfside , Florida, Miami Beach, Surfside, Fla, Dade County, South Florida, Miami, Florida
"It could have been thunder but it didn't really sound like thunder, and we felt the building shake," Osin-Cohen told NBC's "TODAY" show. She said she got up and looked out the window toward the street and saw "a plume of smoke coming up." As they made their way back to their apartment, Osin-Cohen said they encountered an elderly couple trying to find a way out. She and her husband took the couple with them and waved down firefighters from the balcony of their apartment. Another witness, Fiorella Terenzi, said that she heard the collapse from her apartment one building away.
Persons: Cohen, Osin, NBC's, They're, Jadallah, Eliana Salzhauer, Nicholas Balboa, Balboa, We're, Fiorella Terenzi, Terenzi Organizations: Ofi Osin, Authorities, Dade, NBC Miami, MSNBC Locations: Surfside, Florida, Champlain, Miami, Balboa
A 12-story building in Surfside, a town just north of Miami Beach, partially collapsed Thursday, leaving at least one person dead and 10 injured, officials said. Nearly 100 people were unaccounted for as of Thursday afternoon. Slide or drag left and right on the photos below to see before and after images of the building and surrounding area.
Locations: Surfside, Miami Beach
WASHINGTON — A federal judge in Florida halted the Biden administration’s new debt relief program for minority farmers on Wednesday. Howard ordered the Agriculture Department not to issue payments under the program for "socially disadvantaged" farmers until she can rule on the merits of the case. She wrote that the program, which is embedded in President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan law, is "significantly likely" to violate the constitutional rights of the plaintiff, a white farmer named Scott Wynn. Several white farmers have filed suit in cases across the country, at least one of which is backed by America First Legal, a group founded by former Trump White House aides. Howard implored the plaintiffs' lawyers and the Justice Department to move swiftly so that a more permanent ruling can be made quickly.
Persons: WASHINGTON, Judge Marcia Morales Howard, George W, Bush, Howard, Joe Biden's, Scott Wynn, Stephen Miller Organizations: Biden, Agriculture Department, Plan, America, Trump White House, White House, Justice Department Locations: Florida, Wisconsin
Private capital has remained on the sidelines eager to invest. Let’s start with the basics: Infrastructure is a terrific, necessary investment, and the private sector has the capital to pay for it. The original toll roads, meanwhile, saw safety improve, congestion decrease and toll rates fall thanks to private sector investment. It can allow states to commission projects worth many times the public investment, as has already happened in Virginia, Maryland and Florida. Too often, the answer is “someone else.” This compromise proposal has sent the bill to private capital, the “someones” volunteering to pay.
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A Florida police officer was critically wounded Wednesday night after scuffling with a motorist who sped from the scene, officials said. The Daytona Beach Police Department is offering a $100,000 reward "for anyone who can help authorities locate the man who shot one of our officers in the head," according to a statement from the agency. Police have offered $100,000 in reward for help locating the suspect, identified as 29-year-old Othal Wallace. via Daytona Beach Police DepartmentA scuffle ensued before the camera went dark, according to the 29-second clip posted by Daytona police. The suspect was identified as 29-year-old Othal Wallace, who fled after the shooting, possibly in a gray 2016 Honda HR-V with a California tag of 7TNX532.
Persons: Othal Wallace Organizations: Daytona Beach Police Department, Kingston, Police, Daytona, Halifax Health Medical Center Locations: Florida, Halifax, California
U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; spending on equipment strong
  + stars: | 2021-06-24 | by ( Lucia Mutikani | ) + 0.00   time to read: +6 min
While the goods trade deficit widened last month, that was because of an increase in imports as businesses desperately try to keep up with robust demand. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 411,000 for the week ended June 19, the Labor Department said. STRONG GROWTHFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told lawmakers on Tuesday that he believed the economy would see strong job creation in the fall. Strong demand and tight supply are forcing businesses to turn to imports, boosting the trade deficit. In a third report, the Commerce Department said the goods trade deficit increased 2.8% to $88.1 billion in May.
Persons: Amira Karaoud, Chris Rupkey, Daniel Silver, Jerome Powell, Veronica Clark, Lucia Mutikani, Paul Simao Organizations: REUTERS, Labor Department, Reuters, Democratic, JPMorgan, Treasury, Commerce Department, Citigroup, Thomson Locations: Louisville, U.S, WASHINGTON, New York, Pennsylvania, California , Florida, Illinois, Iowa , Mississippi, Alabama, West Virginia, Texas, Georgia, Maryland, Florida, Louisiana
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