Category Archives: World

Gainesville Man Among Injured At San Fermin Festival

By on July 7th, 2015 | Last updated: July 7, 2015 at 5:58 pm

A Gainesville man was gored in the armpit while running with fighting bulls during the San Fermin festival, according to the Associated Press. Mike Webster, 38, an occupational therapist, was running for the 38th time in 11 years.

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Beheadings Signal A Shift For Journalists Working In Combat Zones

By on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 10, 2014 at 5:28 pm

In the wake of brutal beheadings by ISIS, some are looking for the bigger picture. Storyful CEO Mark Little believes the recent killings represent a troubling change in the journalism industry.

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Viral Video About Venezuelan Protests Created By UF Student

By on February 20th, 2014 | Last updated: February 20, 2014 at 8:49 pm

A University of Florida student has created a video about student protests in Venezuela that has gone viral.

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Syrian Refugees Share Stories of Survival

By on February 10th, 2014 | Last updated: February 10, 2014 at 8:56 pm

Two Syrian refugees visited WUFT to share their accounts of the horror they witnessed in their country during the chemical attacks on Aug. 21.

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Locals React to Death of Nelson Mandela

By on December 6th, 2013 | Last updated: December 6, 2013 at 4:46 pm

Many people around Gainesville are joining others around the world in remembering Nelson Mandela.

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Tim Tebow Provides A Helping Hand To The Philippines

By on November 13th, 2013 | Last updated: November 13, 2013 at 5:28 pm

Tim Tebow’s Foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, launched a relief effort for victims of the recent typhoon in the Philippines.The foundation is collecting funds to distribute to ministries helping those impacted in the area.

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Gainesville Peace Rally Attracts Students, Veterans To Oppose Attack On Syria

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 3:59 pm

Students and veterans rally for the second time this week at the University of Florida, demanding peace and the deferral of U.S. military force in the Syrian conflict. WUFT News gathered interviews and gathered reactions from social media.

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For Syrians In North Florida, ‘Every Family Has Had At Least One Loss’

By , and on September 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: November 8, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Sameer Saboungi, a University of Florida student, migrated from Syria when he was a child. The world, not just the United States, has a responsibility to answer to the horrors that have been quickly erupting in his home country, he said.

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Congressman Ted Yoho: Stop Support To Egypt

By on August 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: August 22, 2013 at 4:21 pm

According to Yoho, because United States foreign policy said aid should be suspended if a government is overtaken by the military in a coup, the U.S. should withdraw its support from Egypt.

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Brazilian Protests Get Support from UF Students

By on June 19th, 2013 | Last updated: June 21, 2013 at 2:17 pm

Brazilian students at the University of Florida are supporting protests against the way the budget in Brazil is being spent.

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