An 18-year-old dual United States-Israeli citizen living in Israel has been arrested in connection with a string of bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers in the U.S., the FBI confirmed to NBC News. Israeli police said they arrested the Israeli Jewish man as the primary suspect in threats targeting JCCs and other institutions in the U.S., marking a potential breakthrough in a case that stoked fears across the United States. FBI and Justice Department officials told NBC News he made all the calls from his bedroom and it did not appear his motive was anti-Semitism because he is Jewish.
The three day event, which has been held at Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami every year since 2001 after taking place on Miami Beach the first two times, kicks off Friday with gates opening at 4 p.m.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, most of the 1.74 million people in the state who signed up for the Affordable Care Act will not be able to afford their current plans under a Republican proposal being voted on.
The fire started when a man started burning books in his yard around 2 p.m. Wednesday.
A man from Utah on vacation to celebrate his 25th wedding anniversary was among those killed in Wednesday's terrorist attack outside of U.K.'s Parliament in London, the victim's family said in a statement. Kurt W. Cochran was killed by the attacker, who killed one other person with his car on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer to death outside of Parliament Wednesday afternoon. "Our family is heartbroken to learn of the death of our son-in-law, Kurt W. Cochran, who was a victim of Wednesday's terrorist attack in London," the statement said.
Fire crews were able to put out a morning blaze inside of one Northwest Miami-Dade home. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived at the scene off NW 101st Street and 24th Avenue around 10 a.m. with heavy fire coming out of the back of a home with two cars in the backyard suffering heavy damage. No one was inside the home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. Officials believe the fire started somewhere in the kitchen area of the home.