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You're warned: State Police roving patrols, DUI checkpoints

You're warned: State Police roving patrols, DUI checkpoints

This year's travel period is 102-hours long and begins at 6 p.m. on Wed., Nov. 22, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sun., Nov. 26. During the same period in 2016, MHP investigated 171 crashes and two deaths and made 67 DUI arrests on state and federal highway systems.


Florida officials wrangle 6-foot crocodile who washed up ashore

Florida officials wrangle 6-foot crocodile who washed up ashore

Officials said marine patrol earlier saw the crocodile near the Dania Beach Pier. The city is located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. "It will be evaluated, tagged and released into a suitable mangrove habitat", FWC spokesman Rob Klepper said in a statement to WPLG-TV .


EU picks Paris as new host for European Banking Authority after Brexit

EU picks Paris as new host for European Banking Authority after Brexit

The prize, however, went to Paris after a final round tie with Dublin was decided by lot. The ministers also voted for a new home for the other large EU agency now located in London - the European Medicines Agency (around 900 employees) - which will move to Amsterdam.


Lebanon's Hariri heading to Egypt amid political tensions

Lebanon's Hariri heading to Egypt amid political tensions

In a pre-recorded television announcement in Riyadh, Hariri cited Iran's meddling in the region as the key reason for his resignation. The celebrations are traditionally attended by the president, the prime minister and also the parliament speaker - three pillars of Lebanon's political system, with the president traditionally a Maronite Christian, the speaker a Shiite and the prime minister a Sunni.



Justice Dept. investigating Harvard over affirmative action policies

Edward Blum, of Students for Fair Admissions, told the Boston Globe he is gratified the DOJ has launched an investigation into Harvard's admissions practice allegations. "Rather than provide the documents and materials that the Department requested, your letter again erroneously challenges our authority to investigate Harvard under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and proposes an unacceptable plan to provide the United States restricted access to limited documents", the letter reads, ...


Trump administration sued over move on elephant and lion trophies

Trump administration sued over move on elephant and lion trophies

Will update soon with Secretary Zinke. It also caused a social media firestorm, with opponents posting photos of President Donald Trump's sons Donald Jr. Sanders repeatedly stressed that the decision was not "finalized". Trump reversed his position on this just hours after White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders defended removing the ban .