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Former Olympic Boxer Arrested for Threatening Mass Shooting at Gym

TMZ.com Thursday, 24 November 2022
A one-time Olympic boxer has been arrested for threatening to go on a shooting rampage inside a Florida gym. Azea Augustama was taken into custody in Miami and booked on three felony charges -- two counts of issuing written threats to commit a mass…
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Baltic leaders threathen to boycott Olympic Games if Russians compete

The prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have threatened to boycott the Paris Games in 2024 if Russian athletes are allowed to compete. This follows the International Olympic Committee's decision to allow Russian or Belarusians to participate as neutral athletes.

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Meet the Kenyan hockey team roaring on ice [Video]

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I want to see the Kenya Ice Lions playing with other countries in Africa. I want to see us going to the Olympics, representing the Kenyan flag.

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Americans Want the FBI to Search All of Biden's Properties, Poll Suggests [Video]

Americans Want the FBI to Search All of Biden's Properties, Poll Suggests

Americans Want the FBI, to Search All of Biden's Properties, Poll Suggests. 'Newsweek' reports that a recent poll shows that a majority of Americans want all of Joe Biden's properties to be searched by the FBI for classified documents. On February 1, the FBI searched Biden's Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, vacation home and found no classified papers. . The latest search comes after classified documents were discovered in the president's former office and his home in Greenville, Delaware. The latest search comes after classified documents were discovered in the president's former office and his home in Greenville, Delaware. The 'Newsweek' poll was conducted between January 28 and 29 among 1,500 eligible U.S. voters. According to the poll, 65% of participants think "all of Joe Biden's properties" should be officially searched. . The survey also found that 43% of those polled believe Biden or his staff "probably deliberately kept those classified documents.". On the same question, 34% of those polled said they thought it had been a mistake, and another 23% said they were unsure. 52% of those polled said they believe that Trump or his staff also "probably deliberately kept those classified documents" found on August 8 at his Florida resort. Another 27% of polled voters said they think that Trump was likely in possession of the documents by mistake. Meanwhile, 64% of people polled by 'Newsweek' said they think that the FBI should search all of Trump's properties for additional documents, with only 11% disagreeing.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Wins Battle Over AP African American Studies, College Board Blinks

The College Board is caving to pressure from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to water down an Advanced Placement high school course on African American studies...
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Governor Ron DeSantis Blocks African American History AP Course in Florida [Video]

Governor Ron DeSantis Blocks African American History AP Course in Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis , Blocks African American History, AP Course in Florida. ABC News reports that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' administration has rejected a high school Advanced Placement African American history course. The Florida Department of Education said the course is , "inexplicably contrary to Florida law and significantly lacks educational value.". If the course comes into compliance and incorporates historically accurate content, the department will reopen the discussion, Florida DOE official, via ABC. ABC News reports that the course is currently being taught in pilot programs across the country with plans to make it available to any high school that wants it by 2024. ABC News reports that DeSantis' decision signifies his latest effort to combat "woke"-ness in education. We seek normalcy, not philosophical lunacy, we will not allow reality, facts and truth to become optional. We will never surrender to the woke mob. Florida is where woke goes to die, Ron DeSantis, via ABC. DeSantis' administration has pushed the "Stop WOKE" Act, which aims to restrict race-related content in workplaces, schools and colleges. DeSantis' administration has pushed the "Stop WOKE" Act, which aims to restrict race-related content in workplaces, schools and colleges. ABC News reports that law has been temporarily blocked and is currently facing legal opposition. DeSantis' administration is also responsible for the Parental Rights in Education Law aimed at restricting content on sexual orientation and gender identity in classrooms. DeSantis' administration is also responsible for the Parental Rights in Education Law aimed at restricting content on sexual orientation and gender identity in classrooms

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DeSantis Proposes Statewide Ban on COVID-19 Pandemic Mitigation Measures [Video]

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Miami Miami City in Florida

Lil Wayne Finds Buyer for $28 Million Miami Mansion

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Brazil's ex-leader Jair Bolsonaro resurfaces in Miami still confused he lost election [Video]

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Only a few weeks after his supporters stormed the seat of his country's government, former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday expressed bafflement at how he could have lost October's election.

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