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Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
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Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 2:23 PM 27,182 Views 17 Comments

Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm
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Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm

Aug 31st 2019, 10:10 AM 16,385 Views 24 Comments

The storm has winds near 220 kilometers per hour, according to the NHC.

Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for eastern coast of Florida
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Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for eastern coast of Florida

Aug 29th 2019, 8:45 AM 13,305 Views 6 Comments

“The threat has already passed,” Puerto Rico’s new governor, Wanda Vazquez, told a news conference.

Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
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Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast

Aug 23rd 2019, 8:21 AM 23,549 Views 37 Comments

Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.

Twenty injured after gas explosion at Florida shopping centre
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Twenty injured after gas explosion at Florida shopping centre

Jul 6th 2019, 7:18 PM 23,052 Views 6 Comments

A vacant pizza restaurant was destroyed.

'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida
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'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida

Jun 19th 2019, 7:16 AM 11,119 Views 63 Comments

The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.

'It very well could be worse': Lucky escape for passengers on flight which crashed into Florida river
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'It very well could be worse': Lucky escape for passengers on flight which crashed into Florida river

May 4th 2019, 11:45 AM 39,181 Views 26 Comments

‘It sort of swerved and then it came to a complete crash stop’ a passenger said.

Beckham's MLS team gets green light for temporary home
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Beckham's MLS team gets green light for temporary home

May 4th 2019, 10:33 AM 4,869 Views 0 Comments

A Florida judge approved plans to build a new stadium in Fort Lauderdale.

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns
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Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns

May 2nd 2019, 8:10 AM 19,799 Views 128 Comments

The aim of the measure is to prevent school shootings but opponents say it’s a dangerous move.

'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career
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'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career

Apr 28th 2019, 9:55 AM 4,930 Views 4 Comments

Swede Jack Hermansson secured the biggest victory of his career by beating Ronaldo Souza in Florida.

Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest
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Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest

Apr 10th 2019, 10:40 PM 42,802 Views 0 Comments

McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem
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Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem

Mar 27th 2019, 7:24 AM 31,014 Views 17 Comments

The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.

Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan
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Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan

Mar 12th 2019, 12:01 AM 43,548 Views 0 Comments

He was arrested earlier today.

Patriots owner Kraft pleads not guilty to soliciting prostitution charges
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Patriots owner Kraft pleads not guilty to soliciting prostitution charges

Feb 28th 2019, 8:28 PM 4,714 Views 0 Comments

Robert Kraft has entered a not guilty plea.

Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
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Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'

Feb 20th 2019, 7:44 AM 33,950 Views 51 Comments

Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.

Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'
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Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'

Nov 15th 2018, 9:33 PM 21,173 Views 9 Comments

The judge also rejected a request to extend the deadline for all of the state’s counties to submit the results of a machine recount.

Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked
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Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked

Nov 11th 2018, 12:28 PM 16,138 Views 16 Comments

The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts yesterday.

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'
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Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

Nov 9th 2018, 11:04 PM 38,713 Views 27 Comments

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

Man posed as customer and killed two women in US yoga studio, police say
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Man posed as customer and killed two women in US yoga studio, police say

Updated Nov 3rd 2018, 7:14 PM 28,884 Views 29 Comments

The shooter has been identified as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle.

Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town but 'still haven't gotten into the hardest-hit areas'
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Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town but 'still haven't gotten into the hardest-hit areas'

Oct 13th 2018, 1:25 PM 9,953 Views 2 Comments

The tally of lives lost stands at 14.

Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five
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Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five

Oct 11th 2018, 10:55 PM 9,864 Views 2 Comments

The Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle has killed at least five people.

Florida braces for the worst as it gets set for the fury of Hurricane Michael
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Florida braces for the worst as it gets set for the fury of Hurricane Michael

Oct 10th 2018, 7:40 AM 14,851 Views 16 Comments

The Category 4 hurricane is set to be the worst to hit Florida, no stranger to deadly storms, in decades.

Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids
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Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids

Aug 29th 2018, 10:42 PM 16,590 Views 60 Comments

Andrew Gillum is aiming to become Florida’s first African-American governor.

High Court remands man (23) in custody wanted by US authorities on fatal road crash charges
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High Court remands man (23) in custody wanted by US authorities on fatal road crash charges

Aug 28th 2018, 7:27 PM 17,901 Views 0 Comments

Samuel Joseph Tucker was arrested by gardaí in Cork yesterday evening.

Three dead and 11 wounded in mass shooting at Florida video game tournament
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Three dead and 11 wounded in mass shooting at Florida video game tournament

Aug 27th 2018, 6:56 AM 15,169 Views 15 Comments

The gunman died by suicide at the scene, police said.

Multiple dead after gunman opens fire at video game tournament in US shopping centre
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Multiple dead after gunman opens fire at video game tournament in US shopping centre

Aug 26th 2018, 9:45 PM 50,670 Views 77 Comments

The incident happened in Jacksonville, Florida earlier today.

Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades
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Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades

Aug 16th 2018, 9:45 PM 19,872 Views 21 Comments

A gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building in February.

Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida
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Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida

Aug 8th 2018, 10:40 PM 26,873 Views 0 Comments

Charges against the woman include resisting an officer and drug possession.

Irish people priced out of investment market at home are putting their money in properties near Disneyworld
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Irish people priced out of investment market at home are putting their money in properties near Disneyworld

Jul 7th 2018, 8:15 AM 31,353 Views 41 Comments

Up to 200 Irish clients in the last two years have made investments through one company alone.

Riders plunge 10 metres to the ground after roller coaster derails in Florida
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Riders plunge 10 metres to the ground after roller coaster derails in Florida

Jun 15th 2018, 6:32 PM 37,669 Views 8 Comments

Nine passengers were taken to the hospital. An investigation is under way.

Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation
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Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation

Jun 12th 2018, 8:03 AM 21,534 Views 19 Comments

The children aged one, six, 10 and 11 were found dead by officers overnight.

Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home
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Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home

May 17th 2018, 10:53 AM 16,122 Views 40 Comments

According to the autopsy report, the explosion sent two pieces of the vape pen into the man’s cranium.

Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'
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Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'

Apr 12th 2018, 7:04 AM 49,369 Views 0 Comments

Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.

Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online
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Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online

Mar 30th 2018, 7:21 AM 37,106 Views 70 Comments

Several advertisers announced they were dropping Fox News in light of Ingraham’s comments.

Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal
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Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal

Mar 27th 2018, 11:03 AM 19,460 Views 19 Comments

Omar Mateen, the attacker, died in the 12 June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.

'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
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'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'

Mar 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 5,747 Views 10 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.

Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'
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Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'

Mar 17th 2018, 6:43 PM 20,572 Views 27 Comments

Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.

At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida
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At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida

Mar 16th 2018, 11:00 AM 21,360 Views 16 Comments

A number of cars were trapped below.

'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida
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'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida

Mar 15th 2018, 9:25 PM 50,819 Views 30 Comments

The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.