Julie Brown

Miami Herald

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Investigative reporter with the Miami Herald

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U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta was Miami’s top prosecutor more than a decade ago. That’s when he brokered a deal granting immunity to serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Inside sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s lenient plea deal

U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta was Miami’s top prosecutor more than a decade ago. That’s when he brokered a deal granting immunity to serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

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Hurricane Matthew killed more than 100 people in Haiti — and probably many more -- in a country where 300,000 are living in shelters.

Hurricane Matthew approaches Florida

Hurricane Matthew killed more than 100 people in Haiti — and probably many more -- in a country where 300,000 are living in shelters.

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President Obama said today that the US is making progress against ISIS in both Iraq and Syria.

Shooter's Background Emerges in Terror Investigation

President Obama said today that the US is making progress against ISIS in both Iraq and Syria.

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