Trump classified documents indictment: Judge rejects attempt to dismiss some charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal judge presiding over classified documents affair Former President Donald Trump and two of his associates deleted a paragraph from the indictment on Monday, but rejected a defense request to dismiss some of the charges. The paragraph concerns allegations that Trump, in 2021 and when he was no longer president, showed … Read more

What you need to know about Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier’s first hearing in over a decade

Native activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison since his conviction for the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, was scheduled to appear Monday for a parole hearing at a federal prison in Florida. At 79, her health is deteriorating and if this parole request is … Read more

Florida authorities warn of shark danger after attack on 3 people

Authorities are using boats to patrol the ocean and warn swimmers of sharks this weekend along Florida’s Gulf Coast, where a woman and two teenage girls were injured in two separate shark attacks Friday . The attacks off beaches in the Florida Panhandle led authorities to temporarily close several beaches to swimmers on Friday. Beaches … Read more

Disney set to invest up to $17 billion in Florida parks now that fight against DeSantis appointees is over

ORLANDO, Florida. (AP) – Months after Disney and Gov. Ron DeSantis appointees agreed to end long legal proceedings In this fight, both sides are close to approving a deal that could see the company invest as much as $17 billion in its Florida resort and open the door to a fifth major theme park in … Read more

LGBTQ+ Pride Month 2024: Everything You Need to Know

Pride Month, the global celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and rights, kicks off Saturday with events around the world. But this year’s festivities in the United States will take place against a backdrop of dozens of new state laws targeting LGBTQ+ rights, particularly transgender youth. FILE – Revelers participate in the New York Pride March, Sunday, … Read more

Florida congressman who fatally shot aviator Roger Fortson fired

A Florida sheriff fired a deputy Friday who shot and killed a black airman at his home while holding a handgun pointed at the ground, saying the deputy’s life was never in danger and he should not have fired his weapon. Okaloosa County Sheriff Eric Aden has fired Deputy Eddie Duran, who fatally shot Senior … Read more