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Thompson's 26 help FGCU down North Florida 79-60

Feb. 28, 2024 22:21 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Thompson scored 26 points as FGCU beat North Florida 79-60 on Wednesday night. Thompson was 9 of 14 shooting (8 for 12 from 3-point range) for the Eagles (13-17, 7-8 Atlantic Sun Conference). Dallion Johnson scored 12 points, going 5 of 9 (2 for 5...

Tyrese Samuel, Zyon Pullin carry No. 24 Florida down the stretch in an 83-74 victory over Missouri

Feb. 28, 2024 20:47 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tyrese Samuel scored a season-high 28 points, Zyon Pullin added 21 and No. 24 Florida never trailed in an 83-74 victory over woeful Missouri on Wednesday night. Samuel and Pullin scored 23 of the team's final 25 points, taking over after leading scorer...

Here's where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Feb. 28, 2024 19:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — From allegations of plotting to overturn a lost election to illegally stowing classified documents at his Florida estate, former President Donald Trump faces four criminal indictments in four different cities as he vies to reclaim the White House. The cases,...

Catalyst: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 18:37 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Catalyst Pharmaceutical Partners Inc. (CPRX) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $34.8 million. The Coral Gables, Florida-based company said it had profit of 31 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax...

BRP Group: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 18:08 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — BRP Group, Inc. (BRP) on Wednesday reported a loss of $34.5 million in its fourth quarter. The Tampa, Florida-based company said it had a loss of 56 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 14 cents per share....

White powder sent to judge in Donald Trump's civil fraud case, adding to wave of security scares

Feb. 28, 2024 17:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — White powder was found Wednesday in an envelope addressed to the New York judge who ordered Donald Trump to pay a $454 million civil fraud judgment. It’s the latest security scare involving people in key roles in the former president’s legal cases. A court...

Florida Senate unanimously passes bill to define antisemitism

Feb. 28, 2024 13:49 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Antisemitism would be defined in Florida law under a bill the Senate unanimously passed Wednesday after its sponsor warned that an increase in acts against Jewish people will lead to extremism against other groups. Florida is among several states seeking to...

Helicopter's thermal imaging camera helps deputies find child in Florida swamp

Feb. 28, 2024 13:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A sheriff's aviation unit used thermal imaging to guide deputies to a missing 5-year-old who had gone missing in a swamp near Tampa. The autistic girl wandered away from her home Monday evening and was quickly reported missing, Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad...

About as many abortions are happening in the US monthly as before Roe was overturned, report finds

Feb. 28, 2024 09:23 AM EST

The number of abortions performed each month is about the same as before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the nationwide right to abortion more than a year and a half ago, a new report finds. The latest edition of the #WeCount report conducted for the Society of...

ADT: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 07:26 AM EST

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — ADT Inc. (ADT) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $576 million. The Boca Raton, Florida-based company said it had profit of 59 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 25 cents per...