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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


FBI searches Florida mail centre in hunt for sender of package bombs

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

MIAMI (Reuters) – Federal agents searched a US mail facility near Miami on Thursday night racing to find who sent 10 pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of US. President Donald Trump as leads pointed to Florida as the possible origin of the packages. Investigators are treating the devices as “live” explosives, not a … Read More


Death toll from Florida hurricane at least 27, hundreds missing

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Rescue teams searched ravaged areas of Florida’s Panhandle on Tuesday for hundreds of people reported missing nearly a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities in the region and killed at least 27. Matthew Marchetti, co-founder of Houston-based CrowdSource Rescue, which had hundreds of volunteers on the ground, said he … Read More


US Gulf of Mexico oil and gas output returning to normal post storm

10 October, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

HOUSTON (Reuters) – US Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production is returning to near normal levels three days after Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle, data from an offshore regulator showed , with oil output off 19 percent and natural gas production down less than 10 percent. The Bureau of Safety and … Read More