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NFL brothers to accomplish feat for first time since 1927

Three brothers who play in the NFL are set to do something that hasn’t been done in several decades Sunday when they all take the field.

Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds will become the first trio of brothers to appear in the same NFL game since Joe, Cobb and Bill Rooney all played for the Duluth Eskimos in 1927, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Trey and Terrell represent the Pittsburgh Steelers and will be taking on Tremaine’s Buffalo Bills.

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“It is iconic. It’s spectacular. It’s amazing. It’s a blissful event,” Felicia Edmunds, their mother, told The Associated Press on Wednesday, adding that she will be rooting for both teams.

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Nov. 24, 2019: Buffalo Bills middle linebacker Tremaine Edmunds (49) prepares for the snap against the Denver Broncos during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game, in Orchard Park, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

“This will be the first time for me that no matter what call the refs make, it will not be a wrong call in my book.”

Trey Edmunds has gotten some significant playing time with the Steelers this season. He’s rushed for 92 yards and 22 carries and has two rushing touchdowns this season. He was added to the Steelers’ practice squad in 2018 and was activated to the main roster last December.

The Steelers selected safety Terrell Edmunds with the No. 28 pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. He’s played in 29 games over his first two seasons. He has one interception and 161 combined tackles over those games.

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Dec. 8, 2019: Pittsburgh Steelers running back Trey Edmunds (33) gestures during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, in Glendale, Ariz. Ferrell and Felicia Edmunds can’t lose. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Tremaine Edmunds also entered the league during the 2018 season. He was selected with the No. 16 pick by the Bills last year. He has played in 28 games for Buffalo and has recorded three interceptions and 218 combined tackles.

Tremaine and Terrell played together at Virginia Tech and made history by becoming the first brothers to be selected in the first round of the same draft. Trey also played at Virginia Tech but finished his collegiate career at Maryland.

Their father, Ferrell Edmunds, played tight end for the Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks from 1988 to 1994. He was a two-time Pro Bowler and has 12 touchdowns in his career.

The three have a family dinner planned for Saturday and plan to do a jersey swap after the game. But that doesn’t mean their competitive spirit will be dampened come game time.

“I think the easiest way to put it I guess is bragging rights,” Tremaine Edmunds said. “Every time we step foot and do something, the only goal in our mind is to win. And nothing’s going to change on Sunday.”

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Aug. 9, 2018: Pittsburgh Steelers safety Terrell Edmunds is shown during an NFL preseason football game against Philadelphia Eagles, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Asked how long the loser or losers will hear about it, he answered: “Probably until we play again.”

There’s more on the line than just bragging rights. The Bills can clinch a playoff berth with a win while the Steelers have an opportunity to climb into the race for one of the AFC Wild Card spots.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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‘They take the risk so we can come home to our families’: Lahren praises police after deadly Jersey City shootout

Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren issued strong praise for law enforcement in a tribute to a New Jersey police detective who was among the six killed in Tuesday’s deadly Jersey City shooting.

“‘Officer Down,’ the two most terrifying words a law enforcement family will ever hear came true last night,” Lahren said Wednesday on Fox Nation’s “Final Thoughts.”

Joseph Seals, a 39-year-old police detective in Jersey City, N.J., was among the six people killed, including two suspects, during an hours-long gun battle that began at the Bay View Cemetery and made its way to the Jewish JC Kosher Supermarket.

Seals, a 15-year veteran of the force and father of five, was part of the department’s push to get guns off Jersey City’s streets. He was on duty and in plainclothes when he was fatally shot twice, in the head and upper arm. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

“Seals, like all of our law enforcement and first responders from coast to coast and everywhere in between, put his life on the line for his community and paid the ultimate sacrifice,” Lahren said.

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop praised Seals’ legacy, saying that his performance “speaks for itself.”

“He [probably] is responsible for more guns being removed from the streets than any,” Fulop tweeted. “He was an officer that loved JC, was involved in the city, and one that everyone knew regardless of their precinct.”

Seal’s mother, Deborah Perruzza, was at home during the time of the shooting, she told Fox News. When she saw it was in her son’s district, she said she texted him to see if he had heard about the events unfolding.

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“I texted him, ‘Joe, are you alive? You OK?’ I never heard back from him,” she said. “I called his wife but she hadn’t heard anything.”

“I kept thinking, it’s not even real,” Perruzza said. “I just kept watching the news and I would see his picture and I was just saying to myself, ‘Why him? Why him?'”

Offering condolences to Seal’s family, Lahren dedicated the Fox Nation episode to law enforcement across the country, and the sacrifices they make daily to protect their communities.

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Slain New Jersey Police Officer Joseph Seals (Courtesy: Deborah Perruzza)

“Many in this country don’t appreciate the work our officers do every single day,” she said. “Every time they put on that badge and uniform they know there is a chance they won’t come home to their families at night. They do the job and take that risk so that we can come home to ours … they are selfless and they are heroes.”

“People often ask me why I support law enforcement to the extent I do and why I don’t rail on the so-called ‘bad apples’ in the police force,” Lahren continued. “Well, let me tell ya, for every ‘bad apple’ there are a thousand officers like Detective Seals willing to die for me, for you, and for their community — even those who proclaim to hate police. Anyone who is willing to do all that for such little in return sounds like a pretty exceptional human being to me.”

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“To the Jersey City Police Department, the community, and the family and friends lucky enough to have known Detective Seals,” she concluded, “I offer my sincerest condolences and prayers.”

Senior law enforcement officials briefed on the investigation have told various media outlets that the Jewish market was specifically targeted after investigators located anti-Semitic and anti-police postings published by one of the suspects online. Officials identified the bystanders killed at the market as Mindy Ferencz, 31; Miguel Douglas, 49; and Moshe Deutsch, 24.

To see Lahren’s full remarks and for more episodes of Tomi Lahren’s daily commentary offering a refreshing and unfiltered perspective on issues across the country, join Fox Nation and watch “Final Thoughts”  today.

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New England Patriots’ Kyle Van Noy thought Sunday’s booing was ‘disrespectful’

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New England Patriots fans had the gall to boo Tom Brady and the rest of the team during Sunday’s loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and defensive end Kyle Van Noy was having no part of it.

Van Noy, who is in his sixth NFL season, told NBC Sports Boston he felt like the booing was “disrespectful” and that a 10-2 team (now 10-3) shouldn’t get booed in the middle of the game.

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“I thought it was disrespectful,” he said of the booing. “But it is what it is.”

Van Noy denied that the booing bothered him. He asked that the fans bring a bit more “positivity” to Gillette Stadium. He said he expected a better environment once the playoffs begin.

“Obviously It sucks when it doesn’t go the way we want, but know that we’re all trying,” he said. “We’re trying to put the best product on the field. We’re not trying to disappoint anyone. Just imagine as a fan or a media person that our feelings are probably 100 times more. Our livelihoods are on the line and we want to win.”

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Brady shrugged off the negative fan reaction after the game.

“You hear cheers, you hear boos, that’s part of being in sports,” he said.

Patriots fans are in no real position to boo. New England has been one of the most successful NFL dynasties in sports. The team is coming off a sixth Super Bowl title and have made the playoffs 10 consecutive seasons and are on the verge of making the postseason for an 11th straight time.

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New England has only had to suffer through one season where they were under .500 with Bill Belichick at the helm – which was in the 2000 season.

New England will look to go 11-3 with a win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

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Controversial ‘Cocaine Santa’ Christmas sweater now an Amazon bestseller after Walmart stops offering it

More like Santa Escobar.

A controversial “Cocaine Santa” Christmas sweater, which was pulled from Walmart’s Canadian website over its depiction of Santa appearing to do cocaine, is now an Amazon bestseller — and it’s “perfect for cozy days with your family!” according to its current product description.

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The now-popular crew neck sweater, which Walmart apologized for offering on its website earlier this week, depicts a very bizarre-looking Santa Claus holding what appears to be a straw in one hand while standing over a table laid out with snowballs and three lines of something that resembles cocaine.

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The sweater is “perfect for cozy days with your family!” according to its product description. (Amazon)

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The ugly sweater, cheekily dubbed “Let It Snow,” is now listed as a #1 Best Seller in the Women’s Novelty Sweatshirts section (despite being labeled as unisex), and it’s earning plenty of glowing 5-star reviews.

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“It’s the funniest, most amazing xmas sweater in the universe. Buy one,” wrote one easily pleased customer named Matt.

“Nothing says ‘Christmas’ like Santa Snooters,” Larry Dickman titled a 5-star review.

In another, someone else simply re-posted the needlessly overt product description from the Walmart listing, which included several paragraphs-worth of allusions to cocaine.

The bestselling adult-themed holiday sweater retails on Amazon for $31.99 — and is available with Prime, too. But even though the sweater is currently available at the online marketplace, it is technically being sold by a third party seller. However, this particular sweater, and other similar versions currently sold on Amazon, are being offered by brands other than FUNwear, which was the third-party seller responsible for the “Cocaine Santa” sweaters previously offered on Walmart’s Canadian website.

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Looking to take a less provocative route this holiday season? sport a bunch of Popeyes Chicken Sandwiches on your chest for Christmas instead.

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Feral hogs tearing up California park, prompting city to hire trapper to deal with ‘invasive’ population

Sections of a park in Northern California are now closed off with warning signs posted after feral hogs invaded the area in recent months, causing tens of thousands of dollars in damage.

The city of Lafayette said Tuesday in a news release the spike in the wild pig population in recent months has prompted the city to close some nature trails and post warning signs in order to protect residents from the “dangerous species” in the Burton Valley and Lafayette Community Park areas, located about 20 miles east of San Francisco.

“We’ve had a couple of encounters where the off-leash dogs have spooked a pig, and they came close to humans aggressively,” Jonathan Katayanagi, the director of Lafayette Parks & Recreation, told KTVU on Wednesday.

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City officials said that as many as 40 feral hogs have been roaming through the park around dusk and dawn since October, destroying large sections of the grounds as they tear through areas looking for grubs, worms, and acorns. A fence has kept the pigs off baseball and soccer fields already under repair, but other sections of parkland have not been as fortunate.

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Around 40 feral hogs have been roaming through parks in Lafayette since October, causing tens-of-thousands of dollars worth of damage. (City of Lafayette)

The damage from the wild pigs is estimated to be around $50,000 and forced the city to hire a licensed trapper to control the invasive population while coordinating efforts with the Lafayette Police Department and California Department of Fish & Wildlife

“The trapper we are working with is hoping to use a corral system so we can control large groups,”  Katayanagi told KTVU. “After that, (California) Fish & Wildlife can dictate what is to be done with the pigs. But we are told relocation is not an option.”

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The pack of feral hogs have been tearing through areas looking for grubs, worms, and acorns. (KTVU)

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Park officials believe the feral hogs first came to the park during the dry season in October in search of water and food, and have stuck around since. Since the pack arrived, officials have implemented proactive public safety measures such as closing some nature trails.

“It is very important that Lafayette Community Park visitors keep children close when using trails, keep dogs on a leash at all times, and always obey all signs posted in the park,” the city said in a news release. “Once the wild pig population is no longer a risk to park visitors, all trails will be reopened.”

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Officials are hopeful they will be able to clear the area of the pigs over the next few weeks.

Many of those who use the park said Wednesday it’s time for the harmful swine to go.

“They really serve no purpose around here other than destroy the parks and recreation facilities,” Moraga resident Mark Orders told KTVU.

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Emily Ratajkowski addresses Harvey Weinstein settlement with inked message: ‘F–k Harvey’

Emily Ratajkowski hit the red carpet on Wednesday for the premiere of Adam Sandler’s “Uncut Gems” and had a special message for Harvey Weinstein.

The model and actress, who has appeared in music videos for Maroon 5 and Robin Thicke as well as films such as “Gone Girl” and “Entourage,” turned heads when she revealed a handwritten note on her left bicep that read, “F—k Harvey.”

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Ratajkowski has been vocal in her disdain for the embattled movie mogul and even took to Twitter to speak about him.

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“So this is what justice looks like in America? #burninhellharvey,” she wrote — attaching a picture of the New York Times report on Weinstein’s latest $25 million settlement.

The settlement agreement of $25 million would not require Weinstein to admit any wrongdoing on his part or make any out-of-pocket payments to any of the alleged accusers, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

More than 30 actresses and ex-employees of the disgraced studio head will share the proposed global legal payout, along with additional claimants who could join the class in later months — which would effectively put a lid on each of the lawsuits brought against Weinstein and his former company.

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“Today Harvey Weinstein and his former studio made a $25 million deal with his victims. Weinstein, accused of offenses ranging from sexual harassment to rape, won’t have to admit wrongdoing or pay his own money. #nojusticenopeace,” Ratajkowski wrote on Twitter, attaching a picture of her “F—k Harvey” message along with the tweet.

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Weinstein’s bail was increased on Wednesday from $1 million to $5 million after allegedly violating bail conditions by tampering with his electronic ankle monitor.

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Oakland considers housing the homeless on a cruise ship

This is not exactly “The Love Boat,” but it could help make a dent in one California city’s homeless crisis.

During a city council meeting on Tuesday, Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan broached the idea of using a cruise ship to house up to 1,000 homeless people, suggesting a ship be brought to the Port of Oakland as the region deals with skyrocketing costs of living and a shortage of affordable housing.

“It could be a great way to house a lot of people quickly,” Kaplan told the San Francisco Chronicle. “Cruise ships have been used for emergency housing after natural disasters and for extra housing for things like Olympics.”

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Homelessness has spiked in Oakland, with a 47 percent jump in two years — one of the largest surges of any California city, according to a one-night street count released in July.

The count, which used federal guidelines, showed Oakland had 4,017 homeless people, up from 2,761 in 2017. The increase has put the city’s per capita homeless rate higher than neighboring San Francisco and Berkeley.

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The president of the Oakland City Council in the San Francisco Bay Area is proposing bringing a cruise ship to the city’s port to house up to 1,000 homeless people. (AP Photo/Ben Margot,File)

Kaplan told the Chronicle she plans to present a proposal to the council in January that will be at “no or low” cost to the city, because residents of the cruise ship would pay for rooms based on their income. The city would not buy the cruise ship.

The council president added that she has been contacted by cruise ship companies about providing a ship for emergency housing and that the companies – which were not named – were reaching out to the Port of Oakland about mooring options at the port. The idea for a cruise ship in Oakland would be similar to the Queen Mary in Long Beach in Southern California.

The 1936 ocean liner is now a floating hotel with 347 rooms, where a room with two twin beds goes for $141 a night and $146 a night for a full-size bed.

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Rebecca Kaplan, the president of the Oakland City Council, is proposing bringing a cruise ship to the city’s port to house up to 1,000 homeless people. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu,File)

“It could be like that,” Kaplan told the paper. “But as affordable housing instead of hotel.”

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But there may be a regulatory iceberg in the way of this floating proposal.

The Port of Oakland is among the 10 busiest in the nation, and port officials pointed out Wednesday that safety and security issues at federally regulated facilities would “make residential uses untenable,” port spokesman Mike Zampa told the Associated Press.

“We respect President Kaplan’s desire to address homelessness but Port of Oakland docks are designed to work cargo ships, there isn’t the infrastructure to berth a cruise ship,” Zampa said.

One of the technical issues involving docking a cruise ship at the port is having the vessel permanently hooked up to shore power and sewage, in addition to regular, if not daily, garbage service, according to KTVU. There would also need to be considerations made for security on board and numerous health threats, such as norovirus.

Cruise ships have been used as emergency housing before. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Federal Emergency Management Agency chartered three luxury cruise liners to provide housing for up to 8,000 people that were left homeless after the storm. That $236 million contract was later scrutinized in a study released in 2006 by House Democrats, which said it proved “wasteful for the federal taxpayer” because it ended up costing $50,000 to house a single person for six months, more than $300 per person for each night’s lodging.

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While there may be a regulatory roadblock with the latest idea in Oakland, residents who are growing tired of the uptick in numbers said it doesn’t hurt exploring.

“It would keep the homeless people out of the rain, especially during the wintertime,” Dustin Koga told KTVU. “It’s really cold right now, so it makes a lot of sense.”

Robert Heyden, who said the city’s homeless crisis is “not an easy problem to deal with,” said the idea could be worthy, depending on the details.

“I think that would be a great idea,” he told KTVU. “It would be interesting to see how the implementation happened and how successful it would be.”

Fox News’ Barnini Chakraborty and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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Former HGTV host Christopher Dionne to serve 3 years in prison for molesting 10-year-old girl

Former HGTV host Christopher Dionne will serve three years in prison after he was convicted of molesting a 10-year-old girl in his Connecticut home, according to court records. He was also sentenced to 10 years probation by a judge on Wednesday.

Dionne, 37, of Old Lyme, Conn., was found guilty of risk of injury to a minor and fourth-degree sexual assault in October.

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Dionne appeared on a pilot episode of HGTV’s “Family Flip.” His victim, now 12, testified during the trial that she was best friends with his daughter, and was sleeping over their house at the time of the assault.

Dionne has maintained his innocence and will likely file an appeal, The Day in Connecticut reported.

According to People, the minor claimed in court that she woke up to Dionne inappropriately touching her by placing his hand against her buttocks inside her pajamas.

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Dionne’s victim said she was molested twice while his two children — then a 14-year-old son and 10-year-old daughter — were sleeping in the same room, the outlet reported. The victim said Dionne later reached his hand under her bra, jiggled her chest and allegedly took a photo of her on his phone.

The minor, according to the outlet, claimed Dionne asked the girl if she wanted to see his genitals, asking her, “Are you a big girl or a little girl?” The victim also claimed he told her, “If you tell your mom, I’ll go to jail and (my daughter) won’t have a daddy.”

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In 2017, Dionne was expected to begin production of a new show titled “House Rescue” on A&E. But the network previously told NBC Connecticut that it had suspended production.

In a previous statement to Fox News on Friday, a rep for A&E said: “He was never a host on the channel and nothing he filmed was ever aired.”

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Dionne’s wife has since moved and is planning to file for divorce, reported The Day.

She shared a photo on Instagram of herself with her two children, along with a positive message after the sentencing.

“So we’re gonna heal. And we’re gonna start anew,” Dionne’s wife wrote.

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Wisconsin elementary school sees chickenpox outbreak: health officials

An outbreak of chickenpox has affected at least one elementary school in Wisconsin, according to health officials in the state.

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In a statement posted to Facebook, the Rusk County Public Health Department in Ladysmith, Wis., announced the outbreak at Ladysmith Elementary School. At least five cases have been confirmed, including four cases of breakthrough chickenpox, which occurs in people who have been vaccinated against the disease.

Symptoms of breakthrough chickenpox are often milder, with few to none of the blisters or red spots that typically come with the disease. That said, those infected with breakthrough chickenpox are still contagious.

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The outbreak of chickenpox occurred at an elementary school in Wisconsin.

Chickenpox is a highly contagious virus that spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes or even talks. The virus can also spread to an unvaccinated person if they come into contact with an infected person’s chickenpox blisters. Symptoms typically include fever, headache, lethargy, and an itchy rash.

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Health department officials said they are offering chickenpox vaccines for free to anyone who has not yet received the shot.

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Electric Ferrari not happening before 2025, CEO says

Ferrari is going all-electric … just not yet.

“My sense is the electric will come out after 2025. The battery technology is not where it should be yet,” CEO Louis Camilleri told reporters at Ferrari’s Maranello, Italy, factory this week, according to Reuters.

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The Italian automaker is set to launch its first plug-in hybrid next year. The performance-minded SF90 Stradale is equipped with a 4.0-liter V8 and three electric motors with a combined output of 986 hp that makes it Ferrari’s most powerful road car ever, but it has an all-electric range of just 16 miles.

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The SF90 Stradale features a mid-mounted V8 and operates in front-wheel-drive when it is in all-electric mode. (Ferrari)

Camilleri also cited recharging speeds as an issue, but said that the company will eventually come out with an all-electric model.

The lack of one hasn’t been an issue for the company’s current success, however. The automaker is currently worth more than Fiat-Chrysler, from which it was spun off from in 2015.

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