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Endangered Bornean orangutan born at Busch Gardens in Florida

Apr. 15, 2024 16:54 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — An endangered Bornean orangutan baby has been welcomed into the world at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay in Florida. The baby orangutan was delivered by cesarean section on Saturday, weighing just over three pounds (1.3 kilograms), park officials said. The mother, Luna,...

PetMed: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 15, 2024 08:28 AM EDT

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — PetMed Express Inc. (PETS) on Monday reported a loss of $2 million in its fiscal third quarter. The Delray Beach, Florida-based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. The pet pharmacy company posted...

Detectives solve 1968 killing of World War II veteran who became milkman, Florida sheriff says

Apr. 14, 2024 12:39 PM EDT

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — More than five decades after a World War II veteran was slain while working as a milkman in Florida, investigators say they've solved the case thanks to two people who came forward after the killer died. Hiram “Ross” Grayam was delivering milk in April...

Reinhart gets his 55th goal to win it, Florida tops Buffalo 3-2 in OT to clinch home ice for Round 1

Apr. 13, 2024 20:39 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — All Florida needed was one point to ensure its postseason run would start at home. And once that task was done, Sam Reinhart decided to put an exclamation point on things. Reinhart got his 55th goal of the season with 1:02 left in overtime, and the Panthers...

Sheriff believes body in burned SUV to be South Florida woman who went missing after carjacking

Apr. 13, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in central Florida said they believe they've found the body of a South Florida woman who was taken in a carjacking. Katherine Altagracia Guerrero De Aguasvias, 31, of Homestead, was attacked and kidnapped at gunpoint Thursday afternoon at an...

Prince Harry scores goal in charity polo match as Meghan, Netflix cameras look on

Apr. 12, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, may have given up their royal duties, but not the celebrity life. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex drew a crowd of media and the wealthy on Friday as he played in a celebrity pro-am polo match to benefit Sentebale, the...

Trump gives support to embattled Speaker Mike Johnson at pivotal Mar-a-Lago meet

Apr. 12, 2024 19:48 PM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump offered a political lifeline Friday to House Speaker Mike Johnson, saying the beleaguered GOP leader is doing a “very good job,” and tamping down the far-right forces led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene trying to oust him from office. Trump...

Noncitizen voting isn't an issue in federal elections, regardless of conspiracy theories. Here's why

Apr. 12, 2024 19:42 PM EDT

Former President Donald Trump turned to one of his favorite themes on Friday — the specter of immigrants improperly voting in federal elections. House Speaker Mike Johnson came to the former president's Florida compound to announce that he would introduce a bill to stop those who are not citizens...

International migrants were attracted to large urban counties last year, Census Bureau data shows

Apr. 12, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — International migrants were attracted to some of the largest urban counties in the U.S. last year, an influx that helped some of those areas recover from the loss of local residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Census Bureau figures show. ...

Trump's co-defendants in classified documents case ask judge to dismiss charges against them

Apr. 12, 2024 17:30 PM EDT

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for two co-defendants of former President Donald Trump in the classified documents case asked a judge on Friday to dismiss charges against them. Trump valet Walt Nauta and Mar-a-Lago property manager Carlos De Oliveira are charged with conspiring...