Thursday, July 29

Miami

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Lyft to use autonomous vehicles from Ford before the end of the year | Digital Trends Spanish

Ford Motor Company, together with artificial intelligence developer Argo AI and ride-sharing company Lyft, announced a collaboration agreement to provide commercial transportation services with robot cars in the United States before the end of 2021. Argo AI and Ford will deploy autonomous cars on the Lyft network in the city of Miami by the end of the year. The second metropolis where the experiment is planned to be replicated is Austin, the capital of the state of Texas, starting in 2022. Lyft users in cities benefiting from the agreement will be able to select a Ford autonomous vehicle by ordering a ride from the app in their smartphones. For the moment, and until it is decided otherwise, the vehicles will be manned by a human driver who will not drive the vehicle, but who can take ...
Bath and Body works, Crime, Florida, Miami, Retail, Weekend BI UK

A Miami store manager and dozens of shoppers were injured after being sprayed with bear repellent by a suspected candle thief, police say

A man injured at least 30 people by spraying bear mace during a suspected robbery, police said. The incident occurred at Miami International Mall in a branch of Bath and Body Works. Dozens were injured following the incident and one store manager was hospitalized. See more stories on Insider's business page. A suspect in Doral, Florida, escaped from Miami International Mall after spraying customers with bear repellent before stealing candles from a store, police said. The incident occurred on July 17 at around 4 pm EDT, according to authorities. Police said the suspect stole two bags of scented candles from homeware chain Bath an...
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A video shows an 88-year-old resident of the collapsed Surfside condo being reunited with the man who saved her

A resident of the Miami-area condo building that collapsed says a stranger carried her to safety. Esther Gorfinkel, 88, has a bad knee, so her neighbor Alfredo Lopez carried her on his shoulder. CNN's Randi Kaye reunited the residents more than a week after their harrowing escape. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than a week after a building collapsed in Surfside, Florida, 88-year-old Esther Gorfinkel had a chance to thank the neighbor who carried her on his shoulder to safety, CNN's Randi Kaye reported. Alfredo Lopez and his family were fleeing their sixth floor apartment through darkness and dust, when they ran i...
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3 more people were found dead at the Surfside condo site as rescuers race against Tropical Storm Elsa heading for Florida

Three more people were found dead at the Surfside condo site near Miami on Monday. The rescue operation had been on hold over the weekend to safely demolish the remaining structure. Fire officials said the death toll is now 27 as Tropical Storm Elsa bears down on the state. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The hardest question about the Florida condo collapse: Is it worth rebuilding in a city that could be underwater in 30 years?

The cause of the Florida condo collapse is still unknown, but climate change is among early theories. Experts say rising sea levels will pose major risks for other coastal residents in the near future. Yet Miami real estate prices are soaring, even as some experts warn against new development. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Miami-Dade County mayor says officials authorized’voluntary evacuation’ for sister building of collapsed Miami condo

Residents of the sister building of the partially collapsed Florida condo, Champlain Towers South, can voluntarily evacuate. "Anyone who chooses to leave can be supported," Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said. A local building inspector determined that there's no "immediate causes of concern," Cava added. See more stories on Insider's business page. Residents who want to evacuate the sister building of the condominium in Surfside, Florida, that partially collapsed last week can do so with support, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said."So just the building that is the sister building to the one that cam...
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Biden approved an emergency declaration in Florida, allowing FEMA to coordinate disaster relief for the Miami building collapse

President Joe Biden has signed an emergency declaration for Florida after a building collapsed there on Thursday. The declaration will allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to coordinate disaster relief. Nearly 100 people are still unaccounted for after the Florida condo collapsed in the wee hours of Thursday. LoadingSomething is loading. ...