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Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five
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Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five

Sep 5th 2017, 3:20 PM 34,064 Views 85 Comments

The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
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Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Aug 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 27,781 Views 48 Comments

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

Six US police officers shot in one night
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Six US police officers shot in one night

Aug 19th 2017, 10:40 AM 32,484 Views 87 Comments

One police officer died from his injuries.

Tiger Woods may avoid DUI conviction but will plead guilty to reckless driving
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Tiger Woods may avoid DUI conviction but will plead guilty to reckless driving

Aug 9th 2017, 10:55 PM 13,156 Views 0 Comments

The golfer was found asleep in his Mercedes-Benz, apparently under the influence of prescription drugs.

'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half''
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'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half''

Aug 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,967 Views 5 Comments

Ex-Dundalk striker Ciaran Kilduff says the opportunity to join Jacksonville Armada was too good to turn down a second time.

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge
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No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

Jul 21st 2017, 10:50 PM 73,787 Views 118 Comments

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.

Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say
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Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say

Jul 8th 2017, 1:39 PM 23,845 Views 17 Comments

Police initially said she was ‘at fault’ in a crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man.

Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash
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# Upset

Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash

Jul 1st 2017, 4:46 PM 11,452 Views 10 Comments

The accident remains under investigation and the American star has not been charged.

Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando
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Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando

Jun 5th 2017, 5:40 PM 120,767 Views 75 Comments

Police called it a “workplace violence incident” and said there were no apparent links to terror.

Police footage shows Tiger Woods struggling to walk in a straight line before arrest
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Police footage shows Tiger Woods struggling to walk in a straight line before arrest

Jun 1st 2017, 7:53 AM 26,762 Views 0 Comments

The 14-times major winner was arrested for driving under the influence on Monday night.

Kim becomes youngest-ever Players champion as McIlroy heads for MRI scan
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# Bright Future

Kim becomes youngest-ever Players champion as McIlroy heads for MRI scan

May 15th 2017, 8:22 AM 5,944 Views 3 Comments

The 21-year-old South Korean saw off Ian Poulter and Louis Oosthuizen in Florida.

An unmanned US military spacecraft spent 718 days orbiting Earth in secret mission
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An unmanned US military spacecraft spent 718 days orbiting Earth in secret mission

May 8th 2017, 5:21 PM 22,674 Views 28 Comments

It landed in Florida yesterday morning.

Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations
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# Mar-a-lago

Trump's private country club cited for food safety violations

Apr 14th 2017, 2:55 PM 11,520 Views 23 Comments

It costs $200,000 to join Mar-a-Lago and recent VIP guests have included the leaders of Japan and China.

Donald Trump's visits to his resort are costing Florida millions
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# Mar-a-lago

Donald Trump's visits to his resort are costing Florida millions

Mar 31st 2017, 7:20 AM 22,873 Views 35 Comments

If Trump continues to visit Mar-a-Lago, the county will need funds to defend against cyber attacks and terrorism.

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place
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# Cold Cases

Meet the woman who solves US murders decades after they have taken place

Mar 11th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,278 Views 15 Comments

Dr Erin Kimmerle is considered to be one of America’s best forensic anthropologists.

Student finds 11-foot snake in his car engine
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# Slither-In

Student finds 11-foot snake in his car engine

Feb 19th 2017, 8:00 AM 16,175 Views 10 Comments

Nope. Nope. Nope.

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida
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Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida

Jan 13th 2017, 8:20 PM 38,103 Views 24 Comments

Her biological family are said to be “elated”.

Florida shooting: Public defender appointed as accused says he has just $10 in bank
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# Fort Lauderdale

Florida shooting: Public defender appointed as accused says he has just $10 in bank

Jan 10th 2017, 8:49 AM 9,887 Views 0 Comments

Esteban Santiago is being held over the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport.

Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI
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# Fort Lauderdale

Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI

Jan 7th 2017, 9:29 AM 21,970 Views 91 Comments

President-elect Trump said his “thoughts and prayers” were with the victims.

Five people dead after gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport
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Five people dead after gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Jan 6th 2017, 6:18 PM 47,068 Views 121 Comments

The shooter had served in the US military, but been discharged for unsatisfactory performance.

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims
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# The 49

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims

Jan 5th 2017, 9:22 AM 16,526 Views 54 Comments

On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.

Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida
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Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida

Dec 1st 2016, 5:53 PM 11,326 Views 6 Comments

A SWAT team stormed the building after the gunman was distracted by two people making a run for it.

Amy Schumer rips Trump as 'orange, sexual-assaulting monster' and 200 fans walk out
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# Going Political

Amy Schumer rips Trump as 'orange, sexual-assaulting monster' and 200 fans walk out

Oct 18th 2016, 9:28 AM 49,805 Views 138 Comments

The comedian professed her support for Hillary Clinton.

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti
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# Hurricane Matthew

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

Oct 7th 2016, 2:40 PM 18,292 Views 46 Comments

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail
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Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail

Sep 18th 2016, 10:42 AM 17,505 Views 21 Comments

Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.

Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack
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Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack

Sep 6th 2016, 2:09 PM 38,370 Views 37 Comments

There were 98 shark attacks globally last year – the highest number ever recorded.

"This is life-threatening" - State of emergency declared in Florida as first hurricane in a decade hits
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# Hurricane Hermine

"This is life-threatening" - State of emergency declared in Florida as first hurricane in a decade hits

Sep 2nd 2016, 8:05 AM 30,065 Views 18 Comments

Hermine is the fourth Atlantic hurricane of 2016.

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad
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# Spaced Out

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

Sep 1st 2016, 3:10 PM 19,745 Views 41 Comments

There were no injuries.

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart
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US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

Aug 28th 2016, 2:51 PM 39,987 Views 24 Comments

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

Zika: Five new cases in tourist hotspot Miami Beach
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Zika: Five new cases in tourist hotspot Miami Beach

Aug 19th 2016, 9:04 PM 10,140 Views 7 Comments

Florida’s Health Department said five individuals had been infected by local Zika transmission in a section of Miami Beach, less than 100 miles south of the home of golfer Rory McIlroy.

Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car
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Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car

Aug 12th 2016, 10:42 PM 52,714 Views 67 Comments

The children’s mother has been arrested.

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"
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# It's Escalating

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"

Aug 11th 2016, 7:22 AM 27,748 Views 162 Comments

The belligerent Republican presidential nominee shows no signs of toning down his rhetoric after a difficult week.

Librarian in her 70s shot dead in police seminar on how to use a gun
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Librarian in her 70s shot dead in police seminar on how to use a gun

Aug 10th 2016, 3:51 PM 22,642 Views 88 Comments

Mary Knowlton was participating in a role-playing exercise when an officer mistakenly shot her.

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo
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# Animal Cruelty

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo

Aug 3rd 2016, 10:56 PM 39,394 Views 48 Comments

According to a police report, a 45-year-old father of two was visiting Busch Gardens theme park in Florida with his family when he reached into a pen, picked up the flamingo and threw her down.

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads
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Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

Aug 1st 2016, 7:37 PM 14,794 Views 8 Comments

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

First American-born cases of Zika confirmed in Florida
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First American-born cases of Zika confirmed in Florida

Jul 29th 2016, 3:27 PM 12,763 Views 18 Comments

Other cases have been linked to travel.

'An idiot with a firearm': Security guard recalls Florida nightclub shooting
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# Club Blu

'An idiot with a firearm': Security guard recalls Florida nightclub shooting

Jul 25th 2016, 10:05 PM 20,266 Views 53 Comments

Two people died in the attack and several more were injured.

Two dead, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting
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Two dead, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting

Jul 25th 2016, 9:39 AM 119,494 Views 144 Comments

The incident is happened at 1am local time at Club Blu nightclub.

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks
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# Early Detection

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks

Jul 12th 2016, 5:10 PM 11,090 Views 9 Comments

Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting
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Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting

Jul 9th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,366 Views 18 Comments

Emergency officials have stressed, however. that a voice call is preferred because dispatchers can elicit details more quickly.