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Egyptian woman faces racism in Florida

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 01:40 GMT

Obaid published the videos that the magazine described as "horrific" on April 4, urging those who had been subjected to a similar assault to turn to the police.

Florida officials approve Walt Disney World reopening plans

Sat, 30 May 2020 - 02:36 GMT

Florida officials have approved plans for a phased reopening of Walt Disney World (DIS.N) in Orlando starting on July 11, according to a memo from a state agency released on Friday.

US unveils partial ban on flavored e-cigarettes

Fri, 03 Jan 2020 - 07:29 GMT

The US government announced Thursday it was banning most flavored e-cigarettes in a bid to curb the rising tide of youth vaping.

Hurricane Dorian lashes Bahamas, menaces East Coast

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 12:48 GMT

Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas early on Monday, peeling off roofs, toppling cars and snapping power lines as rising floodwater threatened to engulf houses.

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites

Thu, 16 May 2019 - 09:34 GMT

Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites.

Republican Scott wins Florida U.S. Senate seat after manual recount

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Florida's outgoing governor, Republican Rick Scott, was declared the winner of the state's hard-fought U.S. Senate race on Sunday.

Trump versus Obama on final US campaign weekend

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

After boasting about the economy and raising fears over immigration, US President Donald Trump is facing pushback from his predecessor Barack Obama.

DNA lead to Florida man's arrest in bombs sent to Trump critics

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 12:20 GMT

FBI agents used DNA and a fingerprint to identify the Florida man suspected of sending at least 14 bombs.

Hurricane Michael leaves trail of devastation in Florida

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 12:10 GMT

Desolate concrete slabs where houses once stood. Boats tossed in yards. Uprooted trees. Piles of rubble and debris everywhere.

Monstrous Hurricane Michael hits Florida as Category 4 storm

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida coast on Wednesday as the most powerful storm to hit the southern US state.

Florida shooting suspect identified as 24-year-old David Katz

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 12:22 GMT

Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams named a video gamer killed two people and wounded several others on Sunday as David Katz, 24.

Multiple fatalities in shooting at video game tournament in Florida -sheriff

Sun, 26 Aug 2018 - 07:43 GMT

There was a mass shooting at a video game tournament that was being streamed online from a restaurant in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday.

U.S. youth activists will appeal setback to climate lawsuit, lawyer says

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 11:40 GMT

The dismissal of a lawsuit filed by young people claiming government climate policy falls short will be appealed.

Trump questions 3-D gun sales allowed by his administration

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 - 10:00 GMT

President Donald Trump on Tuesday raised concerns about the sale of plastic guns made with 3-D printers.

Texas Governor unveils school safety plan after deadly shooting

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 10:34 GMT

Texas Governor unveiled a $110 million program intended to increase school safety by putting additional trained marshals inside schools.

Trump says talks under way for release of Americans held in N.Korea

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 03:10 GMT

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that negotiations were under way for the release of three Americans held as prisoners in North Korea.

SpaceX rocket launched from Florida carrying NASA planet-hunting telescope

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 11:18 GMT

Falcon 9 rocket blasted off on Wednesday on SpaceX's first high-priority science mission for NASA.

US rally organizers vow no letup in gun control campaign

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 11:30 GMT

Student organizers of gun control rallies that drew hundreds of thousands to US streets vowed Sunday there will be no letup in their campaign for reform.

Several killed when foot bridge collapses at Florida university

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 08:10 GMT

A newly installed pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic collapsed at Florida International University on Thursday.

Trump accused of backpedaling on gun control

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 12:10 GMT

President Donald Trump stood accused Monday of caving in to the US gun lobby one month after the Florida school shooting.

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