The U.S. agents have since been accused of overreacting after it emerged the Sea Dart missiles were, in fact, loaded with blanks having been used during a ceremony in honour of a sailor who had died. Read More:
The banks are unbowed. The government is unmoved. Wealth distribution remains unchanged. Debts remain on the books. Weeks after protesters first began camping out in New York City’s Zuccotti Park, Occupy Wall Street has yet to force compliance with its “demands” — but by one indicator of contemporary cultural relevance, the nascent movement already has made an impact.
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FORT LAUDERDALE— A Coconut Creek man accused of posing as a doctor and offering free door-to-door breast exams has reached a deal with prosecutors, lawyers told a Broward judge on Tuesday.
Phillip Winikoff, 81, was accused in April 2006 of carrying on the ruse with women at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of Northwest 40 Street in Lauderdale Lakes. Investigators said two women took Winikoff up on the offer, allowed him into their apartments and realized something was amiss only after the exams started.