Tag: Mike Tyson

Associated PressJanuary 2, 2017

Bobby Knight. Don King. Sylvester Stallone. Many of President-elect Donald Trump‘s cultural touchstones, which he’d frequently name-drop at campaign rallies and on Twitter, were at their peak in the 1980s — the decade Trump’s celebrity status rose in New York, Trump Tower was built, “The Art of the Deal” was published and he first flirted […]

Jim RosicaNovember 21, 2016

As expected, Florida House Republicans Monday formally nominated state Rep. Richard Corcoran as the House Speaker for the next two years. The chamber’s GOP majority met the day before the Legislature’s biennial Organization Session, where he will be officially selected. Republican Leader Ray Rodrigues nominated Corcoran, with a second from Pasco County’s Chris Sprowls, the likely Speaker for 2020-22. The […]

Staff ReportsMay 12, 2016

The Tampa Bay Times settled a libel suit filed against it by Palm Beach billionaire Jeff Greene, the newspaper reported Thursday. The terms of that settlement were not released. “We have been in this legal standoff for nearly six years,” Times editor Neil Brown said in a statement. “The settlement represents our insurance company’s calculation of […]

Jim RosicaMay 6, 2016

The last week of April has come and gone without a trial on billionaire Jeff Greene‘s libel suit against the Tampa Bay Times. “We have a trial date set for the end of April,” Times attorney Alison Steele told FloridaPolitics.com last month. With no trial, is a settlement in the offing? Greene already settled last month with The Miami Herald, the […]

Mitch PerryApril 13, 2016

Although the Miami Herald has settled a libel suit brought against the newspaper by 2010 Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Greene, his suit against the Tampa Bay Times continues. “We have a trial date set for the end of April,” Times attorney Alison Steele, a partner in the St. Petersburg law firm of Rahdert, Steele, Reynolds & Driscoll, told FloridaPolitics.com on Tuesday. […]

Associated PressJanuary 18, 2016

British lawmakers are due Monday to debate a call for U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump to be banned from the U.K. over his remarks about Muslims — though the government is unlikely to bar the divisive Republican Party contender. More than 500,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Trump to be blocked for […]

Jim RosicaNovember 24, 2015

Billionaire Jeff Greene‘s libel suit against the Tampa Bay Times and Miami Herald newspapers is still on after a court-ordered mediation in the case didn’t result in a settlement. Times attorney Alison Steele, a partner in the St. Petersburg law firm of Rahdert, Steele, Reynolds & Driscoll, told FloridaPolitics.com on Tuesday that Steele also has filed an amended complaint in […]


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