“Hurricane Irma: Florida and Puerto Rico brace for storm”


CNN

“(CNN)Hurricane Irma, which has strengthened to a Category 4 storm, is expected to slam the Caribbean and possibly the US mainland this week.

The increasingly menacing storm would continue churning west in the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday and meteorologists say Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands could begin to see its wrath by the end of the day, according to the National Hurricane Center.”  MORE

“Florida Executes White Man For Killing Black Victim For First Time Ever”


HUFFINGTON POST

“The state of Florida did something on Thursday it hasn’t done since reinstating the death penalty in 1976: Execute a white man for killing a black man.

By contrast, at least 18 black men have been executed for killing white men in the last four decades, according to the Death Penalty Information Center.”  MORE

“Trump’s pay-for-play scandal intensifies”


POLITICO

The Republican nominee has denied any wrongdoing in his donation to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

The Republican nominee has denied any wrongdoing in his donation to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

“The narrative falls apart: Evidence that Omar Mateen was in the closet undermines GOP framing of the Orlando shooting”


SALON

FILE -- This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. U.S. authorities say Omar Mateen, the man who carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, had touted support not just for the Islamic State but also other radical factions that are enemies of the Sunni militant group. He not only professed allegiance to IS but also expressed solidarity with a suicide bomber from the Syrian branch of al-Qaida, which is known as the Nusra Front and which is Islamic State’s top rival. (MySpace via AP, File)

FILE — This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. U.S. authorities say Omar Mateen, the man who carried out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, had touted support not just for the Islamic State but also other radical factions that are enemies of the Sunni militant group. He not only professed allegiance to IS but also expressed solidarity with a suicide bomber from the Syrian branch of al-Qaida, which is known as the Nusra Front and which is Islamic State’s top rival. (MySpace via AP, File)

“Police: 50 killed in Florida nightclub terror attack”


CNN

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“No easy calls in Florida for 2016”


MSNBC

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“Unarmed man paralyzed by police awarded $32M, sheriff wants settlement dismissed because of ‘race’


DAILY KOS

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“A wave of Puerto Rican migration could make Florida a Democratic stronghold”


MSNBC

In the midst of a massive migration wave from the Caribbean, Puerto Ricans are on pace to outnumber Florida’s Cuban population.

In the midst of a massive migration wave from the Caribbean, Puerto Ricans are on pace to outnumber Florida’s Cuban population.

CARTOON


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“Jeb Bush is the most boring man alive: What’s worse than getting a “reply-all” email? Reading an entire book of Jeb’s”


SALON

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