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Two-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills father in Florida
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Two-year-old boy accidentally shoots and kills father in Florida

Jun 7th 2022, 9:52 AM 47,506 Views 56 Comments

Such tragedies are not uncommon in the United States.

Man found dead in alligator lake near Florida frisbee-golf course
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Man found dead in alligator lake near Florida frisbee-golf course

Jun 1st 2022, 4:04 PM 13,620 Views 1 Comment

The unidentified man was looking for flying discs in the water and ‘a gator was involved’, police said.

Florida governor signs Disney government dissolution Bill after 'Don't Say Gay' row
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Florida governor signs Disney government dissolution Bill after 'Don't Say Gay' row

Apr 22nd 2022, 9:41 PM 34,085 Views 44 Comments

Disney had criticised the new law barring instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in pre-school through to third grade.

Florida becomes latest US state to restrict abortion access
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Florida becomes latest US state to restrict abortion access

Apr 14th 2022, 10:30 PM 20,602 Views 46 Comments

The new law, which comes into force on 1 July, reduces the abortion limit from 24 to 15 weeks.

Rory McIlroy hopes he has erased memories of struggles ahead of Sawgrass return
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Rory McIlroy hopes he has erased memories of struggles ahead of Sawgrass return

Mar 8th 2022, 7:37 PM 2,604 Views 3 Comments

McIlroy held a two-shot lead following an opening 65 in last week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, but carded back-to-back rounds of 76 over the weekend.

Hovland leads McIlroy in Florida, Harrington and Power set to miss the cut
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Hovland leads McIlroy in Florida, Harrington and Power set to miss the cut

Updated Mar 4th 2022, 11:36 PM 6,579 Views 3 Comments

The Norwegian shot 66 in today’s second round at Bay Hill.

McIlroy fires 65 to lead in first round in Florida, McDowell part of group in fifth
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McIlroy fires 65 to lead in first round in Florida, McDowell part of group in fifth

Updated Mar 3rd 2022, 11:00 PM 5,477 Views 8 Comments

The Arnold Palmer Invitational is this week’s PGA Tour event.

Shane Lowry comes up just short as Straka becomes first Austrian to win on PGA Tour
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Shane Lowry comes up just short as Straka becomes first Austrian to win on PGA Tour

Feb 27th 2022, 10:56 PM 8,422 Views 5 Comments

The Offaly native finished second, one shot behind the winner.

Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
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Kim Jong-un 'love letters' retrieved from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Feb 7th 2022, 10:23 PM 60,434 Views 50 Comments

The National Archives and Records Administration pursues records it learns have been “improperly removed”.

Cyclist dies after falling from rising drawbridge in Florida
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Cyclist dies after falling from rising drawbridge in Florida

Feb 7th 2022, 4:06 PM 37,787 Views 9 Comments

A bystander tried to pull her to safety but lost his grip, officials said.

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida
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Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida

Jan 28th 2022, 7:31 AM 8,830 Views 2 Comments

Search teams had earlier recovered five bodies from around 40 people who were on the boat before the operation was called off.

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
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39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida

Jan 25th 2022, 10:51 PM 31,913 Views 6 Comments

The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.

Rod Stewart and son plead guilty in US hotel assault case
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Rod Stewart and son plead guilty in US hotel assault case

Dec 17th 2021, 10:15 PM 66,437 Views 0 Comments

Court records in Florida show the singer and his son Sean Stewart entered guilty pleas to misdemeanour charges of simple battery.

Human remains found in Florida wilderness confirmed as Gabby Petitio's boyfriend
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Human remains found in Florida wilderness confirmed as Gabby Petitio's boyfriend

Oct 22nd 2021, 7:21 AM 44,923 Views 16 Comments

The remains, a backpack and notebook believed to belong to Brian Laundrie were discovered on Wednesday.

Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown
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Space tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown

Sep 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 26,235 Views 25 Comments

The SpaceX capsule carrying four space tourists landed in the Atlantic after three days in orbit.

SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return
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SpaceX launches first completely civilian-crewed rocket into orbit as Chinese astronauts return

Sep 16th 2021, 7:18 AM 10,117 Views 11 Comments

The Dragon capsule’s two men and two women will spend three days circling the world.

Search of collapsed Florida building ‘to take weeks’ as death toll reaches 90
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Search of collapsed Florida building ‘to take weeks’ as death toll reaches 90

Jul 12th 2021, 7:11 AM 5,900 Views 0 Comments

71 bodies have been positively identified, and their next of kin have been notified.

Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse
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Miami-Dade mayor says 90 deaths confirmed in Florida building collapse

Jul 11th 2021, 4:41 PM 9,379 Views 0 Comments

31 people remain listed as missing.

Elsa weakens to tropical storm as it threatens Florida coast
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Elsa weakens to tropical storm as it threatens Florida coast

Updated Jul 7th 2021, 10:04 AM 15,232 Views 8 Comments

A hurricane warning was in effect for a long stretch of coastline, from Egmont Key to the Steinhatchee River.

Death toll from collapsed Florida apartment block rises to 32
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Death toll from collapsed Florida apartment block rises to 32

Jul 6th 2021, 3:30 PM 6,945 Views 0 Comments

A hundred more people are still missing as workers removed 5.5 million pounds of debris from the site.

Tropical Storm Elsa takes aim at Florida after passing Cuba
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Tropical Storm Elsa takes aim at Florida after passing Cuba

Jul 6th 2021, 12:50 PM 7,830 Views 3 Comments

The state is in danger of life-threatening storm surges, flooding and isolated tornadoes.

Death toll rises to 27 as unstable part of Florida condo tower demolished
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Death toll rises to 27 as unstable part of Florida condo tower demolished

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 8:15 PM 27,572 Views 2 Comments

There have been no survivors found since the first hours after the June 24 collapse.

Approaching hurricane hastens demolition of collapsed Miami building despite 126 still missing
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Approaching hurricane hastens demolition of collapsed Miami building despite 126 still missing

Jul 3rd 2021, 6:07 PM 25,878 Views 0 Comments

Worries have intensified over the past week that the damaged structure could fall down on its own.

Rescue efforts at partly collapsed Florida building halted amid stability fears
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Rescue efforts at partly collapsed Florida building halted amid stability fears

Jul 1st 2021, 6:17 PM 8,126 Views 1 Comment

The number of residents unaccounted for stands at 145.

Death toll rises to 11 as rescue efforts continue at collapsed Miami building
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Death toll rises to 11 as rescue efforts continue at collapsed Miami building

Jun 29th 2021, 7:38 AM 6,219 Views 1 Comment

No one has been found alive since hours after the collapse on Thursday.

159 people unaccounted for after Florida building collapse, mayor says
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159 people unaccounted for after Florida building collapse, mayor says

Updated Jun 25th 2021, 1:35 PM 31,058 Views 3 Comments

At least four people have died in the incident.

One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors
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One dead as rescuers search through the rubble of a collapsed Florida apartment complex to find survivors

Jun 24th 2021, 12:07 PM 21,756 Views 2 Comments

Local news reports have said at least one person has been killed in the early morning incident.

Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade
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Man dies after pick-up truck hits spectators at Florida Pride parade

Jun 20th 2021, 7:40 AM 32,104 Views 10 Comments

The driver and the victims were a part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus family.

Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater
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Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater

Apr 5th 2021, 2:30 PM 23,383 Views 6 Comments

The levels of phosphorous and nitrogen in the water – some of which has already been pumped into Tampa Bay – could cause serious environmental damage.

Miami Beach declares state of emergency due to spring break partying
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Miami Beach declares state of emergency due to spring break partying

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:15 AM 47,282 Views 18 Comments

Officials voted to extend a highly unusual 8pm curfew for another week along famed South Beach.

Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down  in Florida
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Westwood fires 66 to lead while putting difficulties see Lowry slip down in Florida

Updated Mar 12th 2021, 11:25 PM 5,647 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is two under through two rounds after a Friday 74 at TPC Sawgrass.

Shane Lowry: 'Things have not gone great over the last few weeks, so it's nice to shoot a decent score'
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Shane Lowry: 'Things have not gone great over the last few weeks, so it's nice to shoot a decent score'

Mar 12th 2021, 11:38 AM 2,677 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly man was pleased with his opening round at The Players Championship, but is ready to put it behind him and drive on today.

Cavan's Leona Maguire two off the lead after flying start in Florida
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Cavan's Leona Maguire two off the lead after flying start in Florida

Mar 5th 2021, 9:03 AM 1,698 Views 0 Comments

Maguire and Stephanie Meadow are in action at the LPGA Drive On Championship.

Donald Trump will cast his vote on Saturday
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Donald Trump will cast his vote on Saturday

Oct 22nd 2020, 9:49 PM 25,239 Views 35 Comments

Trump will vote in Florida, where his official residence when not in the White House is.

'I feel so powerful, I'll give you a big fat kiss': Trump holds first rally since Covid diagnosis
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'I feel so powerful, I'll give you a big fat kiss': Trump holds first rally since Covid diagnosis

Oct 13th 2020, 7:09 AM 32,994 Views 58 Comments

Trump’s doctor said the US president no longer has the virus.

Trump claims his Covid-19 treatment led to a cure as he gears up to hold campaign rally
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Trump claims his Covid-19 treatment led to a cure as he gears up to hold campaign rally

Oct 9th 2020, 10:40 PM 76,705 Views 103 Comments

The rally will be President Trump’s first since he tested positive for coronavirus on October 1.

Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday
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Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in Florida on Saturday

Oct 9th 2020, 7:09 AM 30,699 Views 43 Comments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is preparing to unveil plans to probe the president’s capacity to govern after contracting Covid-19.

Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
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Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding

Sep 18th 2020, 8:57 AM 11,316 Views 3 Comments

Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.

Defending NBA champion Raptors claw out victory over the Nets
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Defending NBA champion Raptors claw out victory over the Nets

Aug 20th 2020, 9:03 AM 5,647 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, the Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets to tie their series at one game apiece.

Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court
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Suspected teenage mastermind behind Twitter hack pleads not guilty in Florida court

Aug 5th 2020, 9:30 AM 18,503 Views 0 Comments

A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked including those of Kanye West, Bill Gates, and Barack Obama.

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