Tag Archives: Florida

24Oct/15

Passions flare as Florida community discusses police shooting of black musician

Florida community discusses police officer’s fatal shooting of a black musician.

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09Aug/15

Swimmer loses part of arm in alligator attack in Florida

A woman loses part of her arm after being attacked by an alligator while swimming in the Wekiva River near Orlando, Florida.
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02Jul/15

BP settles U.S. 2010 oil spill claims for $18.7 bln

“We are thrilled with the settlement,” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says of the agreement with BP that addressed claims from the U.S. government and the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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01Jul/15

Ohio church blaze brings the number of black church fires to seven in one week

USA (Next Media) – The FBI has launched an investigation into fires at seven different African-American churches in the United States in the last seven days to understand whether they are something more than a coincidence. According to Reuters, so far none of the blazes have been labeled as hate crimes.
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09May/15

Mother of Trayvon Martin lends her voice to art exhibition exploring social inequality

Mother of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teenager that was shot by George Zimmerman in Florida, speaks at Los Angeles exhibition exploring social inequality through art.

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06Apr/15

Jeb Bush marked “Hispanic” on Fla. voter registration form – NYT

Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush, who was popular among Spanish-speaking voters while Florida governor, marked himself as ‘Hispanic’ on a 2009 voter registration application, The New York Times reports.

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05Apr/15

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy reflect on their golfing inspirations

Gofling greats Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods recall their golfing inspirations ahead of next week’s Masters.
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27Feb/15

Jeb Bush greeted at CPAC with cheers and boos

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is greeted at a conservative political conference in Maryland to cheers and boos, as Tea Party members walk out during his speech. Bush says the United States needs to “put ISIS (Islamic State) around a noose.”
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