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Centrist Macron, far-right Le Pen in battle to lead France

 Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen exits a polling booth before voting for the first-round of the presidential election in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. French voters are casting ballots for their next president in an unusually close first-round election Sunday, after a campaign dominated by […] Continue reading →
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Bernie Sanders fires up Democrats with call for ‘revolution’ in Miami

041917-bernie-miami-crowd.jpg Feel the Bern: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders gets a rock star’s welcome after speaking at a Miami rally on Wednesday night. (George Bennett/The Palm Beach Post) MIAMI — Bernie Sanders lost the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, but he urged about 2,000 cheering Democrats on Wednesday night to embrace his message of “revolution” to […] Continue reading →
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As Bill O’Reilly exits Fox, Palm Beach County’s JFK assassination link recalled

oreilly-pbgdns.jpg Bill O’Reilly at a 2010 book signing in Palm Beach Gardens. (Jennifer Cecil/The Palm Beach Post) There’s a Palm Beach County connection to everything. O’Reilly’s 2012 book on the Kennedy assassination. As Bill O’Reilly makes his negotiated exit from Fox News, Palm Beach Post columnist Frank Cerabino recalls O’Reilly’s disputed claim that he was an ear-witness […] Continue reading →
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Trump inaugural: Palm Beach County’s Cline, Florida Crystals, NextEra, Geo gave big

012017-trump-inauguration.jpg The scene at the U.S. Capitol at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. (George Bennett/The Palm Beach Post) Coal-mining billionaire Christopher Cline of North Palm Beach is among three dozen or so contributors who gave at least $1 million to President Donald Trump‘s inaugural committee, according to a report filed this week. Other big inaugural donors from […] Continue reading →
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At Mar-a-Lago, secret Trump meeting with ex-leaders of Colombia over Easter weekend

mar-a-lago-flag.jpg It wasn’t just golf and Easter egg hunts during President Donald Trump’s most recent weekend at Mar-a-Lago. PALM BEACH — Reports are emerging this week that President Donald Trump met secretly at Mar-a-Lago over Easter weekend with two former presidents of Colombia —  Álvaro Uribe and Andrés Pastrana – to discuss their opposition to a peace plan […] Continue reading →
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Serena Williams Is 20 Weeks Pregnant

serena_williams_and_alexis_ohanian.jpg Palm Beach Gardens’ Serena Williams, No. 1 woman professional tennis player in the world, is 20 weeks pregnant with her first child. Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian Not only that, she was pregnant when she won the Australian Open in January. In fact, during the whole tournament, she never dropped a set. Think about that for […] Continue reading →
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Former UF and Patriots' Star Tight End Aaron Hernandez Hangs Himself in His Prison Cell

aaron_hernandez.jpg Aaron Hernandez, former star tight end with the University of Florida and New England Patriots, who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015, hanged himself early Wednesday in his prison cell where he was serving a life sentence without chance of parole for a 2015 murder. According to numerous media outlets, Hernandez was discovered in his […] Continue reading →
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Feel the Bern II: Sanders to visit Miami with new Democratic chairman

072616-bernie-fla-pointing.jpg Bernie Sanders speaks to Florida delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last year. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will visit Miami on Wednesday and try to bestow some grass-roots cred on new Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez. Bernie Sanders lost the Democratic presidential nomination to Hillary Clinton, but this parade in Philadelphia last year […] Continue reading →
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Back from South Korea, Frankel urges Trump not to be a ‘cowboy’

frankel-dmz.jpg Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, snapped this picture of the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. After visiting the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea, Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, urged President Donald Trump not to be a “cowboy” and to consult with Congress in responding to North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons.   Frankel […] Continue reading →
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Rick Scott Asks the Legislature to Budget $200 Million to Fix the Herbert Hoover Dike

Rick Scott (By Gov. Rick Scott) It’s important to me that as the Legislature has progressed on President Negron’s priority Lake Okeechobee bill, I give an update on how I believe we should be funding our environment and conversations I have been having with the Trump Administration. Florida is known for our beautiful waterways and pristine coastline. […] Continue reading →
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Charities stick with Trump’s Mar-a-Lago amid backlash fears, access hopes

trump-red-cross-meghan.jpg President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump at the Red Cross Ball at Mar-a-Lago in February. (Meghan McCarthy/Palm Beach Daily News) PALM BEACH — Despite concerns from some donors about political backlash from holding charity fundraising events at President Donald Trump‘s Mar-a-Lago Club, The Palm Beach Post’s Alexandra Clough reports that most, if not […] Continue reading →
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Trump 2020 re-election bid: Big bucks already from small donors

041617-trump-motorcade.jpeg President Donald Trump waving from his limousine on the way to Palm Beach International Airport on Sunday. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post) Three committees supporting President and part-time Palm Beacher Donald Trump‘s re-election raised $12.6 million during the first quarter of 2017 — with most of it coming from supporters writing checks for $200 or less […] Continue reading →