China’s HNA drops bid to buy Scaramucci’s SkyBridge on regulatory pushback

(Reuters) – Chinese conglomerate HNA Group’s bid to buy a majority stake in SkyBridge Capital, a hedge fund investment firm founded by U.S. President Donald Trump’s former aide Anthony Scaramucci, has been called off after facing regulatory resistance. FILE PHOTO: A HNA Group logo is seen on the building of HNA Plaza in Beijing, China […]

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Resilient Lightning tie up series 1-1 with Boston

Brayden Point had an empty-net goal and three assists and Tampa Bay Lightning found a way to slow Boston’s high-scoring line of Patrice Bergeron, David Pastrnak and Brad Marchand to beat the Bruins 4-2 in Game 2 of their second-round playoff series Monday night. The victory evened the best-of-seven matchup between the top two teams […]

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Belleview family’s home and vehicles vandalized with racial slurs

BELLEVIEW, Fla. — A Marion County family’s home and vehicles were vandalized with racial slurs spray-painted all over them. Belleview family’s home, vehicles vandalized w/ slurs House, vehicles found spray-painted Darisaw says church has helped her take paint off home The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the case to find out who was behind this […]

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U.S. stock futures pare losses as Washington extends tariff exemptions

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures pared small losses while Australian shares hit seven-week highs on Tuesday after the United States extended the deadline for its steel and aluminum tariffs to take effect. An electronic board showing the Nikkei share average is seen as market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo […]

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Trump delays metal tariffs on Canada, EU, Mexico, exempts some others

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while addressing a joint news conference […]

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Orlando has a new basketball team, and it’s all online

Remember when your mom used to yell from the bottom of the stairs, “Quit playing that game and do your homework!” Well you should still do your homework, but that video game experience might be just as valuable. eSports have come to the NBA. The league alongside NBA 2k publisher Take-Two have created the NBA […]

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I-95 in Brevard County reopens after being closed due to brush fire

BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A brush fire that closed Interstate 95 over the weekend is now 100 percent contained. #BREAKINGNEWS: detour along I-95 now lifted. Trafficking moving smoothly along I-95 after crews worked hard to get a massive 600 acre fire under control. It is now 95% contained. @MyNews13 pic.twitter.com/NMwCoqR8Kh — Deborah Souverain (@Deb_SouverainTV) April 30, […]

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Trump postpones decision on metals tariffs for Canada, EU, Mexico

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, the European Union and Mexico until June 1, and has reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil, the White House said on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures while addressing a joint news conference […]

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FHSAA announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class with local ties to Tampa Bay

The Florida High School Athletic Association announced their eight-member Hall of Fame Class of 2018 on Monday. Three of the inductees are from the Tampa Bay area. Donna Blumer, an administrator who has served as the Athletic Director at Dixie Collins High School for nearly three decades. The first female FIAAA President chaired the FHSAA […]

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