Florida officer who saved Pulse shooting victim losing job

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — One of the first police officers to respond to the Pulse nightclub massacre is losing his job with only months to go before he’s entitled to full pension benefits. He called on Florida lawmakers to do more to support first responders who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

The Eatonville Town Council agreed unanimously Tuesday night to pay Cpl. Omar Delgado some $1,200 in accrued sick time when his job ends at year’s end, the Orlando Sentinel reported.

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Terry Crews reveals sexual assault by Hollywood exec

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Terry Crews gave support to the victims of Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual assault by detailing his own experience with sexual assault in Hollywood.

In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actor and former Washington Redskins player recalled a Hollywood executive groping him at a party.

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Pulse gunman’s wife plans to say she suffered PTSD

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The wife of the shooter in the Pulse massacre plans to say she suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when she goes on trial next year, according to court documents.

Noor Salman intends to present a defense that shows she suffered a mental condition that has a bearing on the issue of guilt, according to the documents filed last week.

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Legal fees awarded to ex-firefighter in sex harassment suit

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A federal judge has awarded nearly $184,000 in attorneys’ fees to a former Rhode Island firefighter who won an $806,000 verdict against Providence and its fire department in a sexual harassment suit.

The Providence Journal reports that the judge on Nov. 7 issued an order awarding legal costs to retired Providence firefighter Lt. Lori Franchina.

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