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Hulk Hogan Sex Video Trial Postponed

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ The civil trial between former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan and the website Gawker has been postponed. The trial had been scheduled to begin Monday. But on Thursday, the 2nd District Court of Appeal filed


BP To Pay Record $18.7 BILLION To States For Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP is preparing to pay a record $18.7 billion to affected states. The oil giant hopes the settlement announced Thursday will bring


4th of July Fireworks [VIDEO]

Happy 4th of July from all of us at News Talk Florida! Here are some of the fireworks celebrations happening around the Tampa Bay area and on The Space Coast this weekend: Clearwater Celebrates America! The gates open at


Lockdown But No Shots Fired At Washington Navy Yard

WASHINGTON (AP) _ District of Columbia police say that they’ve completed their search of the building where gunfire was reported at the Washington Navy Yard, and there is no evidence of a shooting and no sign of injuries. Police


US And Cuba Plan Embassies And Not All In GOP Object

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Republican objections, especially from GOP presidential hopefuls, illustrate the obstacles ahead as U.S. and Cuban leaders plan to open embassies in Havana and Washington later this month. But some GOP lawmakers are supporting Wednesday’s announcement that


FL Gets $3.2 Billion For BP Gulf Spill Damage

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Officials in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana have announced an $18.7 billion settlement with BP that resolves years of litigation over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Thursday’s settlement announcement comes as a federal


Cuba: Give Us Guantanamo Back

President Obama announced the re-opening of the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba this morning. Cuba will also establish diplomatic turf in Washington, DC, but declared that “normalized” relationships will develop only if the United States meets certain criteria. The


820 AM To Broadcast USF Sports

TAMPA, JULY 1, 2015 – The University of South Florida and WWBA 820 AM have reached an agreement for the Bay Area signal to serve as the flagship station for the USF/IMG Radio Network, USF Director of Athletics Mark


Convicted BP Engineer To Get New Trial Related To Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A federal appeals court says a former BP engineer is entitled to a new trial on an obstruction of justice charge related to the investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The 5th


Supreme Court Opens Door To End Death Penalty

ATLANTA (AP) _ A loss in at the U.S. Supreme Court this week is offering a glimmer of hope for death penalty opponents. Justice Stephen Breyer questioned the constitutionality of the death penalty in dissenting from a 5-4 ruling