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Help Wanted: Commercial Airline Pilots

El Al Airlines has gone into the business of training pilots for the commercial-air-travel industry, for which it is opening a school in Florida, Globes reported on Monday. The decision…

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Former Storm Alberto Dumps Heavy Rains Across South

Former subtropical storm Alberto, which threatened to clobber the southeastern United States on Memorial Day, fizzled into a subtropical depression, with winds dropping to 35 mph (56.3 kph) as it…

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Thousands Evacuate as Storm Alberto Churns Toward Florida

Thousands of Florida residents evacuated their homes on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico with forecasters saying it could bring “life-threatening inundation” to southern…

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Police Exchange Fire With Holed-Up Suspect in Florida

Police surrounded an apartment building in northern Florida and exchanged heavy gunfire with a suspect barricaded inside Tuesday; and at least one person was injured, officials said. Nearby businesses and…

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Judge Moving Along Florida School Shooting Case

A judge sought Friday to get things moving in the death penalty case against Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer set a May 4 deadline at…

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Florida School Shooting Suspect Due Back in Court

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz is due back in court for a hearing designed to get the death-penalty case moving forward. The hearing Friday afternoon is expected to deal…

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Suspected Florida School Shooter Appears in Court

A man accused of opening fire at a Florida high school was denied bond during his first court appearance Saturday. The Ocala Star-Banner reported that Sky Bouche appeared before Judge…

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