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After Florida killings, Saudis withdraw 21 cadets from United States

01 January, 2020 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States following a US investigation into a Saudi officer’s fatal shooting of three Americans at a Florida naval base that US Attorney General William Barr on Monday branded an act of terrorism. The Dec. 6 attack further complicated US-Saudi relations … Read More

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Saudi airman in US for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida nav...

12 December, 2019 10:51 am 10:51 am

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) – A Saudi Air Force second lieutenant killed four people and wounded eight others in an unexplained shooting rampage at a US Navy base in Florida where he was training, US officials told Reuters. Sheriff’s deputies responding to the early-morning incident shot and killed the gunman, who was armed with a handgun … Read More

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Three killed including shooter at US Navy base in Pensacola, Florida

12 December, 2019 8:16 pm 8:16 pm

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Three people including a suspected shooter were killed and at least seven others were injured on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major US Navy base in Florida, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a US military installation this week.  An “active shooter” was encountered on the base on Friday … Read More

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Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida golf resort

10 October, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump abandoned plans to host next year’s Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain. In a series of tweets, Trump said he would drop the plan announced Thursday … Read More

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Hurricane Dorian lashes Florida after decimating Bahamas

09 September, 2019 10:47 am 10:47 am

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian is lashing east of Cape Canaveral, Florida, with maximum sustained wind speeds of 110 mph, packing life-threatening storm surge, after decimating Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian has left parts of tourism-dependent Bahamas in ruins and relief officials were preparing for an unfolding humanitarian crisis with the scale of the catastrophe … Read More


Hurricane Dorian kills at least five in Bahamas, turn to Florida expected

09 September, 2019 5:16 am 5:16 am

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the US coast, where more than a million people were ordered evacuated. Dorian, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record, had been hovering over Grand … Read More

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Dorian pummels Bahamas, threatens Florida

09 September, 2019 9:20 am 9:20 am

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian, the second strongest Atlantic storm on record, pounded the Bahamian islands of Great Abaco and Grand Bahama on Sunday night and was forecast to move dangerously close to Florida in the next two days, US forecasters said. Hazards for the Abaco Islands included storm surges 18 to 23 feet … Read More


Hurricane Dorian strengthens as Florida residents prepare for impact

08 August, 2019 12:40 am 12:40 am

MIAMI (Reuters) – Residents of Florida on Friday were boarding up windows, stocking up on food, water and gas in their homes as Hurricane Dorian gained strength and slowly churned towards the US mainland. The storm has alarmed forecasters who worry parts of Florida will be walloped by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy … Read More


Dangerous Hurricane Dorian heading to Florida after striking Virgin Islands

08 August, 2019 12:38 am 12:38 am

FLORIDA/VIRGIN ISLANDS (92 News) – After hitting Virgin Islands Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen into an “extremely dangerous” storm as it heads towards the US mainland, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has warned. Dorian is currently a category one hurricane, but could be category four by the time it reaches the mainland. It earlier … Read More


Boeing 737 slides into Florida river with 136 on board, no fatalities

05 May, 2019 9:51 am 9:51 am

TALLAHASSEE (Reuters) – A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St. Johns River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing , a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said. There were no reports of fatalities but local WOKV-TV that at least two people suffered minor injuries and that the plane was … Read More

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Florida teachers can arm themselves under new gun bill

05 May, 2019 9:56 am 9:56 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Florida’s legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland with the aim of preventing another such massacre. Florida’s House of Representatives voted 65 to 47 to pass the bill after hours of debate over … Read More

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McGregor arrested in Florida after fan’s phone smashed

03 March, 2019 10:36 pm 10:36 pm

(Reuters) – Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach on Monday after a fan said the Irish mixed martial arts fighter smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains, police records show. McGregor, 30, was booked into a correctional centre on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief, according to an arrest affidavit. The … Read More

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Gunman surrenders after killing five in central Florida bank

01 January, 2019 10:20 am 10:20 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – A gunman killed five people in a bank in central Florida on Wednesday and then called police to inform them of the shooting before he eventually surrendered, local authorities said. The shooting occurred at the SunTrust Bank (STI.N) in Sebring, a town of about 10,000 people 95 miles (153 km) south of … Read More

Florida orders vote recount in Senate, governor races

11 November, 2018 9:13 am 9:13 am

FLORIDA (Reuters) – Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the US Senate and governor, officials said  setting up a days-long wait for closure in two of the most closely-watched contests of the midterm elections. Results of the recount are due by 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) Thursday for the … Read More

Florida man charged in connection with 14 bombs sent to Trump critics

10 October, 2018 8:16 am 8:16 am

PLANTATION, Fla. (Reuters) – The man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of US President Donald Trump’s leading critics was arrested in Florida on federal charges in a case echoing the rancour of one of the most toxic election campaigns in decades. Cesar Sayoc, 56, a part-time pizza deliveryman, grocery worker … Read More