Rubio, Ryan back off total immigration overhaul

...House, is not the way to go."The only way forward is through a series of steps that begins with border security," the Florida senator said Wednesday on ABC's "Good Morning America." "This issue cannot be tackled in one massive piece of...
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Insurgents vs. mainstream

...his supporters' anxiety. Bush targeted Rubio for his spotty voting record on Capitol Hill, signaling that he sees the Florida senator as the candidate most likely to block his political path."Marco, when you signed up for this, this was...
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Amid outcry, Florida says short bear hunt season ran smoothly, this is not spin," said Thomas Eason, the director of habitat and species conservation division for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.Although state officials admitted they were "surprised" by the number...
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On the Trails: Animals disguised by 'trash backpacks'

...sycamore leaves to make a complete backpack. The larvae of yet another lacewing cover themselves with bits of lichen. And the Florida tortoise beetle larvae recycle their own feces, making a thatch that covers the body and deters many predators (but...
Pope's message to Cuba: Be willing to change

...some sectors of the economy to private enterprise.Detente with the United States has raised hopes on both sides of the Florida Straits that the millions of families divided by the 1959 Cuban revolution will be reunited.As a result, Francis...
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Trump, other non-Texans may have Cruz defending home turf

...patch and whose son George P. is the state's land commissioner, got more than $1 million from Texas donors.Bush, the Florida governor, also campaigned on the Texas-Mexico border last week and used his fluent Spanish, which Cruz doesn't...
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Search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

JUPITER, Fla. - The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went...
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...Confederate flag, saying "It's a history thing. The flag is also a military flag. It's not a race symbol."The Florida rally came weeks after the shooting deaths of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina...
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Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...seventh person attacked along the North Carolina coast in three weeks, the most in one year in the 80 years for which the Florida Museum of Natural History's International Shark Attack File keeps records. The highest previous total was five attacks...
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Bush tax returns: Big income, big taxes since 1981

...Jeb Bush has earned nearly $29 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion and has paid an average federal...previously released financial disclosures, Bush left the Florida governor's office less wealthy than when elected...
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