Haiti earthquake: Houses leveled, deaths mount in wake of magnitude 7.2 temblor

Haiti earthquake: Houses leveled, deaths mount in wake of magnitude 7.2 temblor

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti — A massive 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday morning, killing hundreds of people and shaking buildings from the neighboring Dominican Republic to Jamaica and Cuba, as the international community confronted the prospect of a major escalation in the humanitarian crisis already facing one of the hemisphere’s most deeply troubled nations.Saturday’s…

‘Buchecha’ set for ONE Championship debut in September

‘Buchecha’ set for ONE Championship debut in September

The promotional debut of Marcus ‘Buchecha’ Almeida under the ONE Championship banner has been set. Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin of MMA Fighting have reported that Almeida is expected to meet an undefeated heavyweight in Thomas Narmo at ONE Championship: Revolution currently scheduled for September in Singapore. So far, the fight between Almeida and Narmo…

Millions stolen from health fund spent at adult website

Millions stolen from health fund spent at adult website

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former accounts manager for a nonprofit affiliated with the University of South Florida’s medical school has pleaded guilty to embezzling almost $13 million, spending most of it at an adult website with some of it coming back to him. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Ralph Puglisi, 59, is facing…

Eaze to become America’s largest cannabis delivery service after buying Green Dragon

Eaze to become America’s largest cannabis delivery service after buying Green Dragon

Eaze this week announced significant plans to expand into one of the U.S.’s largest cannabis delivery services. One of the original on-demand cannabis delivery services, the Bay Area-based company is set to acquire cannabis retailer and cultivator Green Dragon, which operates in the hot markets of Colorado and Florida. Combined with existing operations in California and…

Florida’s largest school district mandates masks in defiance of DeSantis

Florida’s largest school district mandates masks in defiance of DeSantis

Florida’s largest school district approved mask mandates late Wednesday in defiance of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisTampa-area school district imposes mask mandate after 10K students forced to isolate Overnight Health Care: US to start booster shots on Sept. 20 | Biden to require COVID-19 vaccination of all nursing home staff | Democrats embrace COVID mandates in governor…

DeSantis: Biden’s ‘Letting Afghanistan Burn,’ ‘Obsessed’ with Taking Away Parental Rights and Forcing Kindergartners to Wear Masks

DeSantis: Biden’s ‘Letting Afghanistan Burn,’ ‘Obsessed’ with Taking Away Parental Rights and Forcing Kindergartners to Wear Masks

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said President Joe Biden is “obsessed with having the government force kindergartners to wear masks all day in school” and “obsessed with taking away parents’ rights” while he’s allowing Afghanistan to fall apart. DeSantis said, [relevant remarks begin around 2:45] “[H]e…

COVID cases are rising steeply throughout the southeastern US

COVID cases are rising steeply throughout the southeastern US

Click here to see all of PopSci’s COVID-19 coverage. This post is updated weekly. We are well into year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, which officially began on March 11, 2020, when the World Health Organization declared the viral outbreak a global event. That came just two months after WHO announced on January 5, 2020,…

Jon Smith Subs, the Local Sub Shop Inks a New Multi-unit Deal for Jacksonville, Florida!

Jon Smith Subs, the Local Sub Shop Inks a New Multi-unit Deal for Jacksonville, Florida!

Featuring “The Steak Bomb” a big mouthful of flavor and award-winning made-to-order fries, Jon Smith Subs is making its Jacksonville, FL debut, bringing up to three locations to the South Jacksonville area! West Palm Beach, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Jon Smith Subs, has been serving local sandwich fanatics flavorful marinated steak and chicken subs, grilled to perfection…

Pair of rare albino alligators hatched in Florida

Pair of rare albino alligators hatched in Florida

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain It’s believed that there are fewer than 200 albino alligators in the world, and a pair recently hatched at Wild Florida, a gator and wildlife safari park. The albino reptiles, one of nature’s rarities, have skin that is completely white, not the typical green. Wild Florida showed off the baby gators…