By Ted Hesson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration would make it harder to seek asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border under several plans being considered that bear similarities to policies pushed by former President Donald Trump. Two Department of Homeland Security officials …
FBI Director Chris Wray is raising national security concerns about TikTok, warning Friday that control of the popular video sharing app is in the hands of a Chinese government “that doesn’t share our values.” Wray said the FBI was concerned that the Chinese had the ability to control the app’s recommendation algorithm, “which allows them … Leer más
Three months ago, U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon made the controversial call to appoint an independent expert to examine documents — including classified government materials — seized by FBI agents from former President Donald Trump’s Palm Beach residence.
Florida Gators quarterback Jalen Kitna was dismissed from the football team after his recent arrest on charges of child porn possession. The Orlando Sentinel first reported Kitna’s dismissal from the team, which came after the 19-year-old redshirt freshman appeared in a Gainesville court Thursday. Kitna was released from jail on $80,000 bond, a day after … Leer más
A Florida consumer sentiment and economic outlook survey found an uptick in optimism in the Sunshine State Nationally, consumer sentiment dropped several points, nearing an all-time low set in June The survey measures consumer opinions on current economic outlook and personal financial situations Maybe Floridians are just feeling better now that Hurricane Ian has passed, … Leer más
Advance tickets for the 11-day festival will go on sale on Dec. 8.
FEMA announced on Friday that it is awarding $11.6 million to Lee Health, one of Southwest Florida’s biggest healthcare providers Lee Health sustained damages across several of its facilities including a partially removed roof of its HealthPark center FEMA also granted $7.6 million to the town of Fort Myers Beach Estimated preliminary insured losses from … Leer más
President Biden had called on Congress to act, saying a rail strike would “devastate our economy.”
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is encouraging boaters to be on the lookout during North Atlantic right whale calving season. Right whale calving season occurs in state and federal waters off Florida, Georgia and South Carolina from November through April. The waters are the only known calving grounds … Leer más
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reported that as of 2021, crime in the state had reached a 50-year low, dropping 8.3% since 2020. The department said that was nearly 40,000 fewer crimes reported. Florida Treasury to divest $2B in state funds from BlackRock, Inc. over ESG policies FDLE’s annual crime report … Leer más