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small florida airport will remain closed during trump visits


west palm beach, fla. (ap) — the businesses at a small florida airport that the secret service orders closed each time president donald trump visits his mar-a-lago resort won’t get any concessions.u.s. reps. lois frankel and ted deutch, both florida democrats, said monday that secret service officials told lantana airport tenants during a closed-door meeting they cannot allow aircraft to take off from the facility.the airport is about 6 miles southwest of mar-a-lago and the secret service says the small, propeller-driven planes and helicopters based there could be a threat to the president’s security even if the aircraft are directed away from the resort.the flight schools, a banner operation and other businesses at lantana say they are losing thousands of dollars every time the president






small florida airport will remain closed during trump visits – the denver post


west palm beach, fla. (ap) — the businesses at a small florida airport that the secret service orders closed each time president donald trump visits his mar-a-lago resort won’t get any concessions.u.s. reps. lois frankel and ted deutch, both florida democrats, said monday that secret service officials told lantana airport tenants during a closed-door meeting they cannot allow aircraft to take off from the facility.the airport is about 6 miles southwest of mar-a-lago and the secret service says the small, propeller-driven planes and helicopters based there could be a threat to the president’s security even if the aircraft are directed away from the resort.the flight schools, a banner operation and other businesses at lantana say they are losing thousands of dollars every time the president






small florida airport will remain closed during trump visits


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south florida pilots learning that skies are less friendly during trump visits


on friday, president donald trump and his entourage will jet for the third straight weekend to a working getaway at his oceanfront mar-a-lago club in palm beach, florida.on saturday, trump's sons eric and don jr., with their secret service details in tow, will be nearly 8,000 miles away in the... (drew harwell, amy brittain, jonathan o'connell)






small airport businesses to trump: your florida visits hurt


lantana, fla. (ap) — president donald trump wants small businesses to thrive, but his frequent mar-a-lago visits have flight schools and other companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive.the secret service closed lantana airport on friday for the third straight weekend because of the president’s return to his palm beach resort, meaning its maintenance companies, a banner-flying business and another two dozen businesses are also shuttered, costing them thousands of dollars at the year’s busiest time. the banner-flying company says it has lost more than $40,000 in contracts already.the airport, which handles only small, propeller-driven planes and helicopters, is about 6 miles southwest of mar-a-lago, well within the 10-mile circle around the resort that’s closed to most private pl






deputy who s and paralyzed unarmed black man now heading trump’s security during


a palm beach county sheriff’s sergeant who s and paralyzed an unarmed black man in 2013 has been igned to oversee security for president donald trump when he visits his mar-a-lago resort in florida.according to the miami herald, sgt. adams lin has been igned to work with the secret service overseeing security at palm beach international airport including watching air force one.trump spent last weekend at mar-a-lago hosting a super bowl and is planning to return to the resort again this coming weekend where he will be meeting with japanese prime minister shinzō abe.a spokesperson for the palm beach county sheriff’s office confirmed that lin, who has been promoted since the shooting, is igned to the trump detail, calling it a “local issue.”in 2013 lin s stephens who had been riding a bike wh






trump's visits to florida costing sheriff $1.5 million in ot


west palm beach, fla. — the palm beach county sheriff's department has racked up $1.5 million in overtime costs while assisting the secret service since president donald trump was elected in november.sheriff ric bradshaw says he's confident the money will be reimbursed by the federal government. the county's administrator, verdenia baker, says she hopes he's correct.the palm beach post (http://bit.ly/2kmo6z1 ) reports the county has sent letters to federal officials seeking reimbursement for security costs during a five-day trump visit to his south florida estate called mar-a-lago in november. the costs were originally estimated at $250,000, but bradshaw says it will be closer to $300,000.bradshaw says the security costs are amounting to about $60,000 a day during trump's visits. trump sta






trump to hold campaign-style rally in florida


president trump is returning to his campaign rally roots this weekend, holding his first post-inauguration campaign rally early saturday evening at a florida airport. the president announced his plans on social media late wednesday night: airport hangar rallies were a touchstone of mr. trump’s presidential campaign in 2016. and according to white house press secretary sean spicer, the stop at the orlando-melbourne international airport will be “run by the campaign.” spicer added that mr. trump’s campaign would be paying for the event. mr. trump, for his part, has already indicated that he intends to run for re-election in 2020, according to a memo to the federal election commission sent by the campaign committee on the day of his inauguration.some on social media, however, decried the “per






trump florida rally comes after rough week at white house - live updates


after a week batting down a string of controversies, president trump is holding his first post-inauguration campaign-style rally early saturday evening at a florida airport.the president announced the campaign-style rally wednesday via twitter. sean spicer, the white house press secretary, told reporters earlier this week that the event was “run by the campaign.”the throwback to mr. trump’s presidential campaign is being held at the orlando-melbourne international airport, beginning around 5:20 p.m. et.follow along for live updates:  4:30 p.m. et protesters demonstrating against president trump’s policies have also gathered around the orlando-melbourne international airport. 4:00 p.m. et throngs of trump supporters lined up as far as the eye could see, according to cbs news’ alicia amling






trump florida rally comes after rough week at white house - live updates


after a week batting down a string of controversies, president trump is holding his first post-inauguration campaign-style rally early saturday evening at a florida airport.the president announced the campaign-style rally wednesday via twitter. sean spicer, the white house press secretary, told reporters earlier this week that the event was “run by the campaign.”the throwback to mr. trump’s presidential campaign is being held at the orlando-melbourne international airport, beginning around 5:20 p.m. et.follow along for live updates:  4:00 p.m. et throngs of trump supporters lined up as far as the eye could see, according to cbs news’ alicia amling in florida. as people are processed through security, they have been given red and white pompoms and “trump-pence” campaign signs. other merchan






two canadian cf s were on approach to land at florida airport that hasn’t existe


two cf fighter jets were preparing for a landing at a florida airport that closed seven years ago but were warned off by air traffic controllers the facility no longer had a functioning runway.the jets, from cold lake, alta., were in florida for a training exercise and had planned to land tuesday at tyndall air force base just outside panama city, fla. but because of a minor in-field emergency at tyndall, the cf s were diverted to northwest beaches international also in the same area.the royal canadian air force jets began their approach on what they believed was northwest beaches but instead turned out to be sweetbay, an airport that closed in 2010.sweetbay is now the location of a new housing development, and while a runway still exists on the site, it is no longer functioning.local resi






'life is a campaign': after a difficult first month, trump returns to his comfor


president trump rally in floridajoe raedle / getty imagespresident donald trump kisses his wife melania trump during a campaign rally at the aeromod international hangar at orlando melbourne international airport on feb. 18, 2017 in melbourne, florida.president donald trump kisses his wife melania trump during a campaign rally at the aeromod international hangar at orlando melbourne international airport on feb. 18, 2017 in melbourne, florida. (joe raedle / getty images)






faa reports 27 airspace violations near trump's florida estate


fort lauderdale, fla. -- federal officials say more than two dozen aircraft have violated airspace restrictions near president trump’s estate in florida.the sun sentinel reports that last month, the federal aviation administration reported 27 violations of the airspace restrictions near mr. trump’s mar-a-lago estate in palm beach.in one instance, air force jets speeding to intercept an aircraft caused a sonic boom that rattled palm beach and broward counties.the names of the pilots who received the violations weren’t released. agency officials told the newspaper they’re investigating each case.the faa said it will reach out to south florida pilots to educate them about the restrictions activated within 30 miles of the estate when mr. trump visits. the agency recently held briefings for pil






faa: 27 airspace violations near trump's florida estate


fort lauderdale, fla. — federal officials say more than two dozen aircraft have violated airspace restrictions near president donald trump's estate in florida.the sun sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/2me0iqv ) that last month, the federal aviation administration reported 27 violations of the airspace restrictions near trump's mar-a-lago estate in palm beach.in one instance, air force jets speeding to intercept an aircraft caused a sonic boom that rattled palm beach and broward counties.the names of the pilots who received the violations weren't released. agency officials told the newspaper they're investigating each case.the faa said it will reach out to south florida pilots to educate them about the restrictions activated within 30 miles of the estate when trump visits. the agency recently






m1 closed near east midlands airport for jet2 emergency


image copyrightgoogleimage caption east midlands airport and jet2 said the motorway was closed as a precautionary measure after the problem was logged a section of the m1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from gran canaria.police closed the motorway in both directions near east midlands airport to allow "a clear flight path" for the plane, which landed safely on saturday.traffic was stopped between j23a and j24 at 21:30 gmt for about 20 minutes.east midlands airport said the closure was "precautionary" after a jet2 flight with 153 people on board alerted them to a suspected malfunction. a spokeswoman for jet2 said flight number ls670 called for assistance on its approach to the airport after the pilot noticed a "fault indication".image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption






m1 closed near east midlands airport for jet2 emergency


image copyrightgoogleimage caption east midlands airport and jet2 said the motorway was closed as a precautionary measure after the problem was logged a section of the m1 was closed due to an "aircraft emergency" on a flight from gran canaria.police closed the motorway in both directions near east midlands airport to allow "a clear flight path" for the plane, which landed safely on saturday.traffic was stopped between j23a and j24 at 21:30 gmt for about 20 minutes.east midlands airport said the closure was "precautionary" after a jet2 flight with 153 people on board alerted them to a suspected malfunction. a spokeswoman for jet2 said flight number ls670 called for assistance on its approach to the airport after the pilot noticed a "fault indication".image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption






wildfires cause weekend of road closures across florida


miami — officials say at least one large brush fire is still burning in south florida following a weekend of road closures across the state.florida forest service spokesman scott peterich tells the miami herald (http://hrld.us/2n5edce ) someone likely started a fire in southwest miami-dade county that spread to nearly 700 acres sunday. on sunday afternoon, the fire jumped a road and briefly posed a threat to nearby structures, including krome detention center and the everglades correctional institution.peterich says the fire is likely to pick up again monday because of wind patterns.farther north, a stretch of interstate 95 in palm beach county was closed sunday afternoon because of a nearby wildfire. and the florida highway patrol closed florida's turnpike south of orlando for hours satur






trump’s travel will cost hundreds of millions more than obama’s


in the four weeks since president donald trump took office, he’s already made quite a few visits to his luxurious mar-a-lago estate in florida. the president was set to head down to the “winter white house” again friday, prompting concerns about just how much these trips are costing. already trump, who was vocally critical of barack…






airport shooting suspect due in florida federal court


miami — the alaska man accused of killing five people and wounding six in a florida airport shooting rampage is due in federal court.a miami federal judge scheduled a thursday afternoon status hearing for 26-year-old esteban santiago. prosecutors say santiago flew from anchorage, alaska, to florida on jan. 6 where he opened fire at a baggage claim area of fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport.santiago has been indicted on 22 federal charges that could bring the death penalty. he has pleaded not guilty.santiago told fbi agents after the shooting he was under some form of government mind control. later, he said the shooting was inspired by the islamic state extremist group.before the shooting, santiago was briefly treated at an alaska hospital after telling authorities he had been






many trump voters would feel effects of trump's proposed budget cuts


washington -- the closure of a regional airport could force residents of a small town in upper michigan to drive eight hours to catch a flight. the elimination of funding to keep the great lakes clean could hurt business at a waterside ohio boating club. cuts to the nation’s flood insurance program could mean greater losses after a storm for homeowners on florida’s gulf coast.in his first budget blueprint since taking office, president donald trump held to his promise to build up the u.s. military while slashing domestic spending - even for programs that benefit the rural and lower-income americans who voted for him last november.“some people might think it’s a betrayal,” said eric waara, the republican city manager of the 7,000-person town of houghton on michigan’s upper peninsula, who sa






trump's mar-a-lago visits are hurting business, companies say


lantana, fla. -- president donald trump’s frequent visits to mar-a-lago have companies at a nearby airport in a financial nosedive.the secret service closed lantana airport on friday for the third straight weekend because of the president’s return to his palm beach resort, meaning its maintenance companies, a banner-flying business and another two dozen businesses are also shuttered, costing them thousands of dollars at the year’s busiest time. the banner-flying company says it has lost more than $40,000 in contracts already.the airport, which handles only small, propeller-driven planes and helicopters, is about 6 miles southwest of mar-a-lago, well within the 10-mile circle around the resort that’s closed to most private planes when he’s in town. trump flies into palm beach international






trump's visits to florida costing sheriff $1.5 million in ot


west palm beach, fla. — the palm beach county sheriff's department has racked up $1.5 million in overtime costs while assisting the secret service since president donald trump was elected in november.sheriff ric bradshaw said he is confident the money will be reimbursed by the federal government."i do hope he is correct," said palm beach county administrator verdenia baker.the county sent letters to federal officials in december seeking reimbursement for the overtime security costs from trump's five-day visit to his south florida estate called mar-a-lago in november, the palm beach post (http://bit.ly/2kmo6z1 ) reported tuesday.those costs were originally estimated at $250,000, but bradshaw said the total will be closer to $300,000. based on the revised number, the sheriff said told the ne






correction: airport shooting-florida story


fort lauderdale, fla. — in a story feb. 9 about fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport hiring a consultant to review the response to january's mass shooting there, the associated press misspelled the company's name. st. louis-based ross & baruzzini inc. is the name of the company, not ross & barruzini.a corrected version of the story is below:consultant to look at how florida airport handled shootingofficials in florida are hiring a consultant to assess how well authorities handled the aftermath of a shooting in the baggage claim area at fort lauderdale-hollywood international airportfort lauderdale, fla. (ap) — officials in florida are hiring a consultant to assess how well authorities handled the aftermath of a shooting in the baggage claim area at fort lauderdale-hollyw






florida airport shooting suspect pleads not guilty


fort lauderdale, fla. — the suspect in the florida airport shooting spree in which five people were killed and six were wounded has pleaded not guilty.during an arraignment monday, 26-year-old esteban santiago told the judge he understood each of the charges in the 22-count federal indictment. he's accused in the jan. 6 shooting at fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport.he's charged with causing death or bodily harm at an international airport, causing death during a crime of violence and using a firearm during a crime of violence. santiago could face the death penalty if convicted.the fbi says santiago flew from anchorage, alaska, to fort lauderdale with a handgun in a case in checked luggage. authorities say he loaded the gun in a bathroom and e out firing in a baggage claim are






report: muhammad ali's son was detained at florida airport, asked 'are you musli


a lawyer says the son of legendary boxer muhammad ali was detained by immigration officials at a florida airport.chris mancini tells the courier-journal in louisville, kentucky that 44-year-old muhammad ali jr. and his mother khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, arrived at fort lauderdale-hollywood international airport on feb. 7 after returning from jamaica.mancini says officials questioned ali jr. for nearly two hours, repeatedly asking him, "where did you get your name from?" and "are you muslim?"mancini says officials continued questioning ali jr. after acknowledging that he was muslim. ali jr. was born in philadelphia and holds a u.s. passport.u.s. customs and border protection officials say they "cannot discuss individual travelers; however, all international travel






south florida pilots learning that skies are less friendly during trump visits


some pilots just aren't getting the message: they can’t come and go as they please across south florida’s skies like they used to, at least not when the president is in town.since last month, at least 27 aircraft have violated a temporary restriction on the airspace near president trump’s estate in palm beach, federal officials say. and it’s going to take some time and anxious moments for south florida’s aviation community to get used to it, experts say.when president george w. bush visited his ranch south of dallas at the beginning of his presidency in 2001, there was a learning curve for pilots who “went out flying on a saturday and didn’t check,” recalls aviation attorney and former u.s. air force officer david norton of dallas.if aviators don’t comply, they’ll be stunned to see a fight






gene huber, a long island native, speaks at trump florida rally


advertisement | advertise on newsdaypresident donald trump introduces gene huber -- a former ronkonkoma resident who's a self-described uber fan of trump -- onstage during a rally at the aeromod international hangar at orlando melbourne international airport in florida on saturday, feb. 18, 2017. (credit: getty images / joe raedle) when gene huber talked to the 6-foot-tall cardboard cutout of president donald trump in his home saturday morning before leaving for trump’s florida rally, he had no idea that hours later he’d be talking to the president onstage.huber, a former ronkonkoma resident who now lives in boynton beach, florida, was attending his third trump rally when the president invited the self-described uber-fan...






many trump voters would feel program cuts in budget proposal


washington (ap) — the closure of a regional airport could force residents of a small town in upper michigan to drive eight hours to catch a flight. the elimination of funding to keep the great lakes clean could hurt business at a waterside ohio boating club. cuts to the nation’s flood insurance program could mean greater losses after a storm for homeowners on florida’s gulf coast.in his first budget blueprint since taking office, president donald trump held to his promise to build up the u.s. military while slashing domestic spending — even for programs that benefit the rural and lower-income americans who voted for him last november.“some people might think it’s a betrayal,” said eric waara, the republican city manager of the 7,000-person town of houghton on michigan’s upper peninsula, wh






ali's son not alone in facing border scrutiny


closeskip in skipxembedxshare muhammad ali jr., claims airport security held him and questioned him about his name and religion. timea family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 3 connectlinkedinemailmorethe detention of muhammad ali's son at a florida airport has prompted outrage and dismay, but ali was not the only well-known person to be caught up in intense scrutiny at the u.s. border in recent weeks.u.s. customs and border protection confirmed over the weekend that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, 






small private plane skids off macarthur airport runway, faa says


advertisement | advertise on newsdaya small plane is towed after it skidded off a runway at long island macarthur airport in ronkonkoma on sunday, march 12, 2017. (credit: stringer news service) the federal aviation administration is investigating why a small private plane skidded off a runway after landing at long island macarthur airport in ronkonkoma sunday afternoon, agency spokeswoman arlene salac said. airport commissioner shelley larose-arken, said in an emailed statement sunday night that a cessna 152 was landing on runway 33r and “left the pavement” at 1:11 p.m. the aircraft...






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 179 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 127 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 172 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 82 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, wer






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 146 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 166 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 157 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 97 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, wer






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 186 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






ali’s son wasn't detained because he's muslim


closeskip in skipxembedxshare immigration officials questioned muhammad ali jr. at a florida airport. rachel aretakis/wochita family friend of muhammad ali jr. told the courier-journal friday that the son of the legendary boxer was detained by u.s. customs at a florida airport and questioned about his religious faith. ali jr. is shown here in 2016 at his father's funeral in louisville.(photo: michael clevenger/courier-journal) 401 connectlinkedinemailmorelouisville, ky. — the u.s. customs and border protection confirmed saturday that it held muhammad ali jr., the son of the late legendary boxer, for questioning in a florida airport earlier this month, but said ali wasn't singled out because he's a muslim.ali jr., 44, and his mother, khalilah camacho-ali, the second wife of muhammad ali, we






93-year-old wwii vet strikes patriotic chord with his harmonica


closeskip in skipxembedxshare 93-year-old "harmonica pete" dupre performs the national anthem on the harmonica before a rochester amerks hockey game. (january 2017) carlos ortizbuy p o"harmonica pete" dupre, 93, rehearses before performing the national anthem on the harmonica before the rochester amerks' game at the blue cross arena at the war memorial. dupre served as a medic treating the wounded in the united states army during world war ii.(p o: carlos ortiz/@cfortiz_dandc/staff p og her, staff p og her)buy p owith a father who could play hundreds of songs on the harmonica, the dupre family of penfield enjoyed an interesting and entertaining upbringing.“oh yes," mary ann dupre said. “we had great pfires."at 93, peter dupre’s fire is still burning bright, his soulful notes reaching an au