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Florida firefighter adopts baby left in safe haven box - - state Florida - city Ocala, state Florida
Florida firefighter adopts baby left in safe haven box
OCALA, Fla. - In a heartwarming tale of compassion, a Florida firefighter has opened his heart and home to a newborn baby girl he discovered in the station’s Safe Haven drop box in December. According to the Ocala Fire and Rescue Station in Florida, the firefighter heard the alarm and discovered the baby inside the state’s first Safe Haven Baby Box (SHBB) – a device that legally permits a mother in crisis to safely, securely, and anonymously surrender a newborn who cannot be cared for. Both he and his wife had reportedly been trying for a child for years, according to FOX News Digital. When the baby was sent to the local hospital for evaluation, the firefighter sent a special note explaining his situation and described the couple’s desire and clearances to adopt through the state. (Credit: Zoey's parents, FOX News Digital, Ocala Fire Rescue) After a few long and stressful days, Zoey was in her new loving home with the firefighter and wife – her new parents. "It’s a gift from God, that’s all it is. There’s nothing else to explain it," the firefighter told NBC’s Today in an exclusive interview last month.Zoey’s family said they want to share her story with the hopes of Zoey’s birth parents seeing their little girl in a safe and loving home thanks to their brave decision. The inside of the Safe Haven Baby Box at the fire station in Ocala, Florida.
Medicaid: More than 1M dropped as states start post-pandemic purge of rolls - - state West Virginia - state Florida - San Francisco - state Nevada - state Arkansas - state New Hampshire - state Utah - state Kansas - state Oklahoma - city San Jose - state South Dakota - state Idaho
Medicaid: More than 1M dropped as states start post-pandemic purge of rolls
FILE - A patient is taken from the dialysis unit after recieving treatment at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, Calif., on July 22, 2020. (Photo By Carlos Avila Gonzalez/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images) More than 1 million people have been dropped from Medicaid in the past couple months as some states moved swiftly to halt health care coverage following the end of the coronavirus pandemic.Most got dropped for not filling out paperwork.Though the eligibility review is required by the federal government, President’s Joe Biden’s administration isn’t too pleased at how efficiently some other states are accomplishing the task."Pushing through things and rushing it will lead to eligible people — kids and families — losing coverage for some period of time," Daniel Tsai, a top federal Medicaid official recently told reporters.RELATED: Veozah, a new menopause drug for hot flashes, gets FDA approvalAlready, about 1.5 million people have been removed from Medicaid in more than two dozen states that started the process in April or May, according to publicly available reports and data obtained by The Associated Press.Florida has dropped several hundred thousand people, by far the most among states.
Donald Trump - Why Trump’s ‘gross mishandling’ of classified info should alarm U.S. allies - - Usa - Britain - Australia - state Florida - Canada - New Zealand
Why Trump’s ‘gross mishandling’ of classified info should alarm U.S. allies
Donald Trump found himself looking at something he had no clearance to see.Spilled on the floor of a storage room at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and estate — a room easily accessible from the pool patio, and near a liquor supply closet and other high-traffic areas — were allegedly the contents of several boxes of documents Trump had brought to Florida from Washington at the end of his presidency.The boxes had been moved into the storage room from other parts of the club, including a ballroom and bathroom, at Trump’s direction the previous summer, according to a federal indictment that was unsealed Friday.That indictment says one of the documents on the floor was marked “SECRET//REL TO USA, FVEY” — a classification marking that indicated the information could only be viewed by intelligence agencies within the Five Eyes alliance of Canada, the U.S., the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.The aide, Walt Nauta, took two pictures of the mess with his phone and texted another employee of Trump, with the Five Eyes-only document in full view, the indictment states.“I opened the door and found this…” Nauta is quoted as having texted.“Oh no oh no,” the employee texted back.Trump’s alleged withholding of that document is one of the 37 federal criminal charges he’s now facing, accusing him of illegally retaining classified government documents after leaving the White House and then conspiring to obstruct a federal probe of the matter.Nauta, who worked for Trump at the White House and Mar-a-Lago, faces six counts in the case for allegedly helping to hide some of the sought-after materials and making false statements to investigators.The indictment presents a series of stunning examples of how Trump appears to have handled