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Miami-Dade Mayor orders jails to comply with Trump’s ‘sanctuary city’ crackdown

The mayor of Miami-Dade Thursday ordered the county’s jails to comply with federal immigration detention requests after President Donald Trump moved to cut off millions in federal funding to so-called “sanctuary cities.” “In light of the provisions of the Executive Order [Wednesday], I direct you and your staff to honor all immigration detainer requests received

Congress’ inaction on Zika funding is sending the wrong message to Americans

In 1999, when West Nile virus cases began surfacing in the United States, horror overcame Americans, causing them to shut their doors for fear of becoming infected with the mysterious mosquito-borne illness. The virus, which has claimed nearly 2,000 lives as of 2015, remains a problem today, and some studies have linked these infections with

Protesters delay chemical spray to combat Zika in Miami Beach amid concerns

Protesters in Miami Beach were able to delay mosquito crews from spraying chemicals to combat the Zika virus Thursday after expressing some concerns. CBS Miami reported that dozens of demonstrators lined up in front of city hall as local leaders and residents debated about spraying the chemical Naled around town to kill mosquitoes which may