- Business Insider 21:42June 24, 2021A major cruise line just dropped its vaccine requirement for cruises leaving from Florida but there's an expensive catch for unvaccinated travelersCelebrity Cruises' announcement is the latest update in the face-off between cruise lines and Florida over vaccine passports.
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- Business Insider 17:57June 24, 202125 GOP-led states and one Democratic state are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 26 states making the cut this summer.More and more Republican-governed states are ending Biden-stimulus jobless aid months before they legally expire in September. Many run out in June.
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- The Guardian 12:11June 24, 2021Emergency operation under way after Miami building collapseMore than 80 fire-and-rescue units attend a partial building collapse in Miami, FloridaMore than 80 fire-and-rescue units have attended the scene of a partial building collapse in Miami, Miami-Dade fire rescue department has said in a tweet.There are no confirmed reports of death or injury so far, but an image posted on Miami Beach police’s Twitter account on Thursday showed rubble with debris spilling from the remains of the building’s balconies in the darkness. Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 19:45June 23, 2021The best hotels in Destin and Fort Walton Beach for oceanfront romance, family fun, or a nature-filled getawayDestin and Fort Walton Beach, Florida are known for gorgeous white sand beaches, emerald waters, and great hotels. Here are the best places to stay.
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- Business Insider 18:44June 23, 2021Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs a law punishing student 'indoctrination' at public universities and threatens budget cutsDeSantis said public universities that the state government determines are "hotbeds for stale ideology" are "not worth tax dollars."
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- Breitbart News 08:08June 23, 2021FL Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Civics Bill Requiring Students to Learn Evils of ‘Communism, Totalitarian Ideologies’Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that requires high school students to learn about the evils of communism and totalitarian ideologies.
< Education, Politics, campus diversity, Civics, College Students, communism, Critical Race Theory, democracy, Florida, Freedom, high school students, Ron DeSantis, totalitarianism >
- Breitbart News 21:08June 21, 2021Biden's 'Sanctuary Country' Orders Freeing Criminal Illegal Aliens from Florida JailsPresident Joe Biden's "sanctuary country" orders for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are resulting in the release of criminal illegal aliens at Florida jails.
< Crime, Immigration, Politics, Florida, ICE, Illegal Aliens, illegal immigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Joe Biden, sanctuary country >
- Breitbart News 00:57June 21, 2021Illegal Alien in Custody on $1M Bail After Allegedly Raping 82-Year-Old WomanAn illegal alien is in custody on a $1 million bail after allegedly raping an elderly woman at a senior living facility in Stuart, Florida.
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- Breitbart News 00:03June 21, 2021Twice-Deported Illegal Alien Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Death of Florida Police OfficerA twice-deported illegal alien has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Nassau County Sheriff’s Deputy Eric Oliver in November 2016.
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- Breitbart News 23:17June 20, 2021Fort Lauderdale Mayor Walks Back Claim of 'Terrorist' Attack at Pride ParadeMayor Dean Trantalis (D) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is walking back his claim Saturday that a fatal crash at a Gay Pride event was a "terrorist" attack after it transpired that both the driver and the victims were part of a gay men's choir.
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- Business Insider 16:56June 20, 2021Florida is tied with Texas for having the most people facing charges linked to the Capitol riot, report saysFlorida also leads all states in arrests of people linked to far-right groups the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, who were present during the attack.
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- Breitbart News 07:52June 20, 2021Gay Men’s Chorus Leader on Fort Lauderdale Crash: 'This Was Not an Attack on the LGBTQ Community'Justin Knight, president of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus, said Saturday evening that both the driver and the victims of a tragic accident at a Gay Pride parade were part of his group, after the local mayor claimed the crash was "deliberate."
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- The Guardian(UK) 05:44June 20, 2021Pickup truck hits Florida Pride parade spectators, killing oneMayor says truck was part of parade in Wilton Manors when it suddenly accelerated and nearly hit local congresswoman Debbie Wasserman SchultzA man has died after a truck driver hit spectators at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida on Saturday, seriously injuring another, authorities said.Fort Lauderdale mayor Dean Trantalis said the pickup truck driver acted like he was part of the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride parade but then suddenly accelerated when he was told he was next, crashing into the victims, according to WSVN-TV. Continue reading...
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- The Guardian 16:36June 19, 2021The martyr who may rise again: Christian right’s faith in Trump not shakenThe talk in the carpeted corridors of the Road to Majority conference suggests the ex-president’s big lie has firmly taken rootYoung alligators swam in the water or lazed on artificial rocks as a waterfall cascaded nearby. “Alligators are found primarily in freshwater and swamps and marches,” noted a nearby sign. “... Alligators are opportunistic feeders.” Related: Conservative Christians jeer ‘traitor’ Pence for refusing to overturn election Continue reading...
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- Business Insider 16:01June 19, 2021Federal judge strikes down CDC's 'authoritarian' COVID-19 cruise ship rules, comparing it to a nationwide ban on sex because STDs existFlorida's Gov. Ron DeSantis, who been in a standoff with the CDC, hailed the ruling a "major victory."
< Transportation, News, Travel, Cruise Industry, Cruise Ships, Ron DeSantis, Florida, CDC, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), UK Weekend, News UK >
- Business Insider 14:40June 19, 2021Former Gov. calls for an independent commission to investigate why so many people from Florida attended the Capitol riotRep. Charlie Crist responded to a report that found Florida tied with Texas for the most arrests stemming from the January 6 Capitol riot.
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- Business Insider 20:24June 17, 2021A Florida Republican reportedly compared his political rival to a 'f---ing speed bump' and threatened to send a hit squad to make her 'disappear'"She's gonna be gone. Period. That's end of discussion," GOP candidate William Braddock said of his rival Anna Paulina Luna, per Politico.
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- Business Insider 18:02June 17, 2021Miami's large expatriate population will help it become the cryptocurrency capital of the world, according to finance expertsCrypto companies are increasingly moving their headquarters to Miami, while hundreds of bitcoin ATMs are expected to be installed in the city soon
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- Breitbart News 21:26June 16, 2021Poll: Republicans Overwhelmingly Support State-Level Review of 2020 ElectionThe Morning Consult poll found that 74 percent of Republican voters said they support the efforts to conduct a state-level review of the 2020 presidential election.
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- Business Insider 18:09June 16, 2021US Space Force has fired its first shots of the drug warA Space Force wildlife manager doing a sea turtle nesting survey found an estimated $1.2 million worth of cocaine that washed up on a Florida beach.
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- Breitbart News 04:27June 16, 2021Democrat Val Demings: ‘Shameful’ DeSantis, GOP Would Want to Stop Paying People More to Stay Home than to WorkDemocrat Rep. Val Demings (D-FL), a candidate for U.S. Senate in the state of Florida, is slamming GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis for a move to cut off federal unemployment insurance benefits that have for months paid people more to stay home than to work.
< Economy, Politics, Donald Trump, Florida, Joe Biden, Marco Rubio, Paycheck Protection Program, PPP, Ron DeSantis, unemployment, unemployment insurance, Val Demings >
- Business Insider 22:41June 15, 2021Florida Gov. DeSantis signed a new law mandating a daily moment of silence in schools for students to 'reflect and be able to pray as they see fit'DeSantis spoke about the law in religious terms at the bill signing, railing against the "idea that you can just push God out of every institution."
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- Snopes 17:59June 14, 2021Florida Town Accidentally Sells Municipal Water Tower“We’re human,” the Brooksville, Fla. city manager said. “Sometimes we make a mistake.”
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- Business Insider 18:12June 12, 2021Lawmakers mourn the 49 people killed by a gunman five years after the Pulse nightclub shootingEarlier this week, the Senate unanimously passed legislation designating Pulse, a gay nightclub in Florida, a national memorial.
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- Business Insider 12:00June 12, 2021The exodus of the ultra-rich to tax havens like Texas and Florida is accelerating - but people may still end up paying more tax than you'd expectThough Florida and Texas famously have no personal-income tax, they still have to generate state revenue - so they hike up other types of tax.
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- Business Insider 22:22June 10, 2021The wealthy were fleeing for low-tax states long before the pandemic slammed on the gasAmericans have been leaving high-tax states for for years, IRS data shows. While "tax migration" isn't confirmed, the evidence of it is mounting.
< Economy, Real Estate, Markets, Economy, Taxes, Migration, Low Tax States, Pandemic, Florida, New York, California, Texas, IRS, internal revenue service, BofA research >
- Business Insider 14:34June 10, 2021A Florida city has banned casinos in an apparent attempt to stop Trump building one thereThe ban comes after Gov. De Santis struck a deal laying the foundations for the former president to build a casino at Trump National Doral Miami.
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- Business Insider 20:56June 9, 2021Val Demings, who rose to national prominence as a Trump impeachment manager, will challenge Marco Rubio in the 2022 Florida Senate raceAs a former Orlando police chief, Demings, a three-term Democratic congresswoman, could offer a compelling perspective on issues of policing reform.
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- Breitbart News 22:02June 7, 2021Democrat Report Indicates Party Panic over Socialism, Defund Police Narrative with Working Class and Latino VotersA Democrat report has indicated party panic over far-left initiatives that Republicans successfully exposed as inconsistent with working class voters in the 2020 election cycle.
< Law and Order, Midterm Election, Politics, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, Defund the Police, Democrats, Florida, Latino Voters, socialism, working class >
- Breitbart News 21:47June 7, 2021Report: Democrats Have 'High Risk' of Losing 'Fragile' House and Senate Majorities in MidtermsHouse and Senate Democrats' "wafer-thin" majorities are in trouble leading up to the 2022 midterms. According to a report, history, retirements, and redistricting will play a key factor for the Republicans poised to take back the House.
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- Breitbart News 19:26June 7, 2021Ron DeSantis Signs Bills to Stop Nefarious Foreign Interference: Corporate Media 'in the Pocket of the Communist Party of China'Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Monday signed two pieces of legislation, one of which will ban Confucius Institutes in Florida, aimed to combat nefarious foreign influence and corporate espionage in the Sunshine State.
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- Breitbart News 17:55June 7, 2021Exclusive — Marco Rubio: Shift in Hispanic Vote Toward GOP Under Trump ‘Permanent’ Unless Republicans Revert to Pre-Trump WaysSen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) told Breitbart News he believes a profound shift seen in the 2020 election in the Hispanic community toward Republicans and away from Democrats will continue to intensify as long as the GOP sticks to what former President Donald Trump taught the party.
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- Breitbart News 17:45June 5, 2021Rep. Mike Waltz: Chinese Coronavirus Origins Silenced Because of Anthony Fauci's Conflict of InterestsRep. Michael Waltz (R-FL), a leading Republican demanding answers in relation to the origins of the Chinese coronavirus and the U.S. government's involvement in funding the Wuhan lab, said the origins of the virus have been silenced, in part, because of the conflict of interest with Dr. Anthony Fauci and the scientific community.
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- Business Insider 01:05June 5, 2021The 25 best Airbnbs in Florida, including a yacht in the Keys, an art-filled condo in Miami, and a Disney-themed house in OrlandoHere are some of the best Florida Airbnbs to consider, including in Miami, Orlando, Key West, the Gulf Coast, and more.
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- Business Insider 22:05June 2, 2021GOP-led states are cutting $300 weekly federal unemployment benefits. Here are the 25 states making the cut this summer.More and more Republican-governed states are ending Biden-stimulus jobless aid months before they legally expire in September. Many run out in June.
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- Business Insider 20:48June 2, 2021A Venezuelan ring is accused of stealing over $800,000 worth of stimulus checks during the pandemicFeds have so far charged one Venezuelan in Florida with identity theft and conspiring to steal stimulus checks, the Miami Herald reports.
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- Breitbart News 19:27June 2, 2021EXCLUSIVE -- Ron DeSantis: 'I Would Oppose' if Congress Tried to Make Vaccine Passports a RealityJACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is essentially "mandating, effectively, a vaccine passport which is discriminatory," particularly in relation to the cruise industry, and vowed to oppose any attempts to make vaccine passports a reality if Congress pursues such a controversial agenda item.
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- Snopes 17:56June 2, 2021‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense Rejected in Iguana KillingProsecutors say the suspect “savagely beat, tormented, tortured, and killed” the 3-foot iguana in a half-hour attack caught on surveillance video.
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- Business Insider 14:33June 2, 2021Groups representing Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, and Google are suing Florida over Gov. DeSantis' new bill banning online 'deplatforming'The lawsuit, filed by two tech industry groups, called Governor Ron DeSantis' new bill a "smorgasbord of constitutional violations."
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- Business Insider 05:20June 2, 2021Florida governor banned transgender girls from competing in girls' sports on first day of LGBTQ+ Pride MonthAsked why he signed on June 1, DeSantis said: "It's not a message to anything other than saying we're going to protect fairness and women's sports."
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- Breitbart News 01:10June 2, 2021EXCLUSIVE -- Ron DeSantis: Fauci's Purported Role with Gain of Function Research 'Absolutely Needs to Be Fully Investigated'JACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) believes Dr. Anthony Fauci's purported role in "gain of function" research should "absolutely" be investigated and noted that the White House medical advisor often provides contradictory information.
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- Breitbart News 00:11June 2, 2021EXCLUSIVE -- DeSantis: CDC in Effect 'Mandating' a Vaccine Passport for the Cruise IndustryJACKSONVILLE, Florida -- Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said cruise lines will ultimately abide by Florida law banning the use of vaccine passports but explained that they are caught in the middle because of severe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and mandates.
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- Breitbart News 21:10June 1, 2021Exclusive - Florida Gov. DeSantis: CDC 'Absolutely' Driven by PoliticsGov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) believes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is "absolutely" driven by politics, causing the American people to lose faith in the federal agency, he told Breitbart News during an exclusive interview on Tuesday.
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- The Guardian 09:00May 31, 2021Sharp rise in Florida manatee deaths as algal blooms hasten food depletionDeath toll at 749, on course to pass high mark set in 2018Pollution including nutrient runoff kills seagrass Environmental groups in Florida are warning that unusually high numbers of manatee deaths in the first five months of the year, blamed in part on resurgent algal blooms contaminating and destroying food sources, could threaten the long-term future of the species. Related: Miami’s chief heat officer calls for action on ‘silent killer’ in climate crisis Continue reading...
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- Breitbart News 17:09May 30, 2021Two Dead, over 20 Injured, After 3 Gunmen Open Fire in FloridaTwo people were killed and more than 20 injured when three suspects in a Nissan Pathfinder pulled up beside a Florida crowd and opened fire.
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- Breitbart News 21:22May 29, 2021Ron DeSantis Vows to Stand Against Vaccine Passports: 'You Don’t Pass Laws' and 'Not Enforce Them Against Giant Corporations'Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) vowed to enforce the law on vaccine passports in the wake of Celebrity Cruises, which will set sail from Port Everglades next month after gaining approval from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), requiring guests to show proof of vaccination prior to boarding.
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- Breitbart News 20:52May 28, 2021Ron DeSantis Goes Head to Head with the CDC and Cruise Industry over Vaccine PassportsThe Celebrity Cruises ship Celebrity Edge, which received clearance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to set sail, is showing no signs of backtracking on its rule requiring guests to show proof of full vaccination prior to boarding, despite a warning shot from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R).
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- Business Insider 22:30May 27, 2021The first CDC-approved fully vaccinated cruise will sail June 26 from Florida, but the state says it could violate the state's ban on vaccine passportsCelebrity Cruises will begin welcoming passengers on June 26 from Florida, but its COVID-19 vaccine policy sets it up for a battle with the state.
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- Breitbart News 22:25May 27, 2021Ron DeSantis: 'The Crazy People Are the Ones that Are Vaccinated Still Wearing Six Masks'Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) pushed back Wednesday on people who are vaccinated and still wearing masks.
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- Breitbart News 19:37May 27, 2021Gov. Ron DeSantis: 'Overwhelming' Number of People Moving to Florida Registering As RepublicanMany people moving to Florida are registering as Republicans because lockdowns in blue states caused them to reevaluate being a Democrat, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said Wednesday.
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