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Florida: U.S. state in the United States
Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States. The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 8th-most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area. Tallahassee is the state's capital.

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Florida banking group pushed for sanctions exemption for ordinary Venezuelans

An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday, arguing the measures had affected customers..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds of weary, hopeful Bahamas evacuees arrive in Florida by ship

Hundreds of weary Bahamians, some carrying small bags of belongings and children on their hips, disembarked a cruise ship in south Florida on Saturday after fleeing the catastrophic devastation left by..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Florida

Thousands Of Nurses To Strike Across Five States [Video]Thousands Of Nurses To Strike Across Five States

United Auto Worker union members aren't the only ones fed up with management. According to Business Insider, more than 6,500 nurses will participate in a 24-hour strike on September 20, 2019. Nurses in..

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Possible serial killer arrested in Florida [Video]Possible serial killer arrested in Florida

Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri confirms a man has been arrested after DNA evidence tied him to four south Florida murders. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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Lindsey Graham Defends Trump Over Hurricane Dorian Criticism [Video]Lindsey Graham Defends Trump Over Hurricane Dorian Criticism

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he doesn’t care about President Donald Trump’s comments on Hurricane Dorian. According to Business Insider, Graham refers to Trump saying the hurricane would hit Alabama...

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NOAA head defends agency after Trump Dorian tweet [Video]NOAA head defends agency after Trump Dorian tweet

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Search for survivors continues in the Bahamas [Video]Search for survivors continues in the Bahamas

Officials in the Bahamas say they have not given up on looking for survivors of Hurricane Dorian. The National Emergency Management Agency says it will focus on search and recovery of bodies before..

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NC governor warns, 'Don't risk your life.' [Video]NC governor warns, 'Don't risk your life.'

North Carolina Governor Rory Cooper warns of the threats posed by Hurricane Dorian as it approaches his state's coast, telling residents, "Don't risk your life." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas [Video]Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas

Aerial footage over the Bahamas on Wednesday showed the full devastation left behind by Hurricane Dorian, a day after the most powerful hurricane on record ever to hit the country mauled the islands of..

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Bahamas reels from Hurricane Dorian devastation [Video]Bahamas reels from Hurricane Dorian devastation

The most damaging storm to strike the island nation, Dorian killed 20 people when it hit as a highest-level Category 5 storm, Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said on Wednesday (September 4). Rough..

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Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast [Video]Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast

A man jumped into the churning Atlantic Ocean as the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian grazed Jacksonville on Wednesday and pushed north towards Georgia and the Carolinas. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night [Video]Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night

Hurricane Dorian's eye may not make landfall in the US, but "life-threatening" storm surges, rain, and winds are a risk. Dorian, a Category 2 storm, has moved past most of Florida and is expected to..

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Hurricane Dorian kills at least five in Bahamas [Video]Hurricane Dorian kills at least five in Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were..

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On Labor Day, Trump Lounges At His Golf Course As Dorian Threatens Millions [Video]On Labor Day, Trump Lounges At His Golf Course As Dorian Threatens Millions

President Donald Trump spent Monday visiting his Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, and tweeting political grievances. This, as a massive hurricane prepares to barrel up the East Coast of..

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Airports Shut, Flights Cancelled As Dorian Roars Towards East Coast [Video]Airports Shut, Flights Cancelled As Dorian Roars Towards East Coast

As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, more than 1,000 flights have been canceled in the U.S. At least three airports are closing in Florida, where hurricane conditions are expected as early as..

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Hurricane Dorian Pounds Bahamas, Menaces Florida Coast [Video]Hurricane Dorian Pounds Bahamas, Menaces Florida Coast

Reuters reports Hurricane Dorian is forecast to pound Grand Bahama Island Monday before veering northwest. Dorian battered the Bahamas on Monday, peeling off roofs and snapping power lines as rising..

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Ordered evacuees should Ordered evacuees should "get out now" -Florida governor

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urged residents ordered to evacuate to heed the warning and "get out now" as Hurricane Dorian slowly moves toward the state of Florida. Rough cut. (No reporter narration)

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Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida [Video]Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida

Hurricane Dorian hits Bahamas as second-strongest Atlantic storm on record.

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Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever [Video]Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the U.S. mainland, with parts of Florida..

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Bahamas braces for Hurricane Dorian [Video]Bahamas braces for Hurricane Dorian

An already dangerous Hurricane Dorian has intensified yet again as it closes in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter islands with Category 5-strength winds, pounding waves and torrential..

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Hurricane Doreian To Miss Florida [Video]Hurricane Doreian To Miss Florida

Florida residents frantically prepared for Hurricane Dorian to hit ground but can finally breathe a sigh of relief. According to Reuters, forecasters said the state’s central Atlantic Coast may dodge..

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Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas [Video]Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian barreled northwest on Saturday threatening Georgia and the Carolinas. The Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the powerful category 4 storm. Forecasters say Florida may..

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Hurricane Dorian Forecasts Georgia And Carolinas, Florida On Alert [Video]Hurricane Dorian Forecasts Georgia And Carolinas, Florida On Alert

JACKSONVILLE. FL. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian span northwest on Saturday, churning slowly across the Atlantic in the direction of Georgia and the Carolinas, with Florida also still in its sights...

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Predicted path of Hurricane Dorian [Video]Predicted path of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian has gained strength as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, bearing down on the north-western Bahamas en route to Florida's east coast. Take a look at its predicted path.

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Dorian strengthens to Category 4 storm and shifts aim [Video]Dorian strengthens to Category 4 storm and shifts aim

Hurricane Dorian spun across the Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful Category 4 storm but the eye of the hurricane shifted northeast, which could mean less damage along the Florida coast. Conway G...

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"Remain vigilant, be prepared" - Florida Governor

Floridans were warned they were still in danger from Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 4 storm, even though its path shifted Saturday away from the coastal state. Rough cut. No reporter narration.

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Bahamas officials search for storm survivors as Dorian heads for Florida, Georgia

Rescuers searched for survivors in the Bahamas on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging storm to strike the island nation, left in its wake a flooded landscape dotted with pulverized..
Reuters - Published

Recovery on Bahamas begins as Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, Carolinas

Debris extended for miles and floods covered much of the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, in what the archipelago's prime minister called one of the worst disasters to ever strike the island..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, leaving ruins in parts of Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding humanitarian crisis as the scale of the catastrophe..
Reuters - Published

After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian on path to Florida

Hurricane Dorian carved a path of destruction through the Bahamas and relief officials on Tuesday were preparing for a humanitarian crisis after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the islands..
Reuters - Published

Florida rides Dorian's 'emotional roller coaster' after a week of warnings and waiting

Scott Renfroe was smoking cigarettes with his wife at the end of a dock in Titusville, Florida, on Tuesday morning, where he had come to see if Hurricane Dorian had brought the powerful wind gusts and..
Reuters - Published

Sisyphus on the beach: Dorian underlines coastal cities' endless rebuilding task

Just months after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a $16 million project to restore sandy beaches in Jacksonville, Florida, Hurricane Dorian is about to pound them again, illustrating the..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian closes in on Florida coast after battering Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian grew and picked up speed, churning on a path that forecasters said would come "dangerously close" to Florida later on Tuesday after the storm battered the northern Bahamas, killing at..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: U.S. stocks to watch as Hurricane Dorian threatens East Coast

Shares of U.S. insurance companies rose on Tuesday while freight companies dipped as Hurricane Dorian was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast but not make a direct hit.
Reuters - Published

NHC says Dorian weakens to Category 2 hurricane

Dorian weakened on Tuesday but was heading north-westward and growing in size, moving "dangerously close" to the Florida east coast late Tuesday through Wednesday evening, the U.S. National Hurricane..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian bashes Bahamas, inches towards Florida coast

Slow-moving hurricane Dorian pounded Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast by day's end before drenching the U.S. East Coast for the next..
Reuters - Published

Location for additional U.S. troops in Poland already agreed: minister

Poland has agreed with the United States where additional U.S. troops will be deployed on its soil, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Friday, a day after President Donald Trump canceled a trip..
Reuters - Published

Trump skips goodwill trip to Poland due to Hurricane Dorian

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly called off a weekend trip to Poland on Thursday, saying he wanted to stay home and make sure the federal government is prepared for a looming hurricane headed for..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he would not make money if G7 hosted at his resort

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he would not make money if he hosted next year's G7 summit at his resort property in Florida, which he said was a "natural" fit for the meeting.
Reuters - Published

US asks Islamabad to show progress in action against militant outfits; FATF says Pakistan failed to complete action plan on terror financing

The US has asked Pakistan to show some 'visible progress' in its action against the banned terror outfits. A US delegation was in Islamabad to have an independent assessment of steps, actions and..
Firstpost - Published

Engine problem forces Boeing 737 MAX being ferried to California to make emergency landing in Orlando

A Boeing 737 MAX aircraft operated by Southwest Airlines made an emergency landing after experiencing an engine problem as it was being ferried from Florida to California
Firstpost - Published

Wife of Venezuela's Guaido to visit Pence, Melania Trump

Fabiana Rosales, the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, will meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence at the White House on Wednesday and first lady Melania Trump in Florida on Thursday,..
Reuters - Published

Corrected: U.S. Democrats target massage parlour proprietor linked to Trump

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story has been refilled to correct throughout to show Pelosi and Schumer released, but did not sign the letter, which four other lawmakers signed)..
Firstpost - Published

Elon Musk's SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

By Joey Roulette CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk's SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space..
Firstpost - Published

Alabama tornadoes kill at least 23 people, two in ICU; as search ops continue, officials warn toll may rise

An tornado roaring across southeast Alabama killed at least 22 people and injured several others Sunday as severe storms destroyed mobile homes, snapped trees and scattered destruction and weather..
Firstpost - Published

Tornado kills 14 in US state of Alabama: After severe storms, officials warn toll may rise as search ops continue

An apparent tornado roaring across southeast Alabama killed at least 14 people and injured several others Sunday as severe storms destroyed mobile homes, snapped trees and scattered destruction and..
Firstpost - Published

U.S. congressman allied with Trump under scrutiny for tweet to Michael Cohen

(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Matt Gaetz has come under Florida state bar scrutiny for a Twitter message that critics said was meant to intimidate President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer..
Firstpost - Published

Donald Trump accused of forcefully kissing 43-year-old who worked on his 2016 presidential campaign; woman files case

Alva Johnson said in the lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Florida's Middle District, that the alleged incident was "part of a pattern of predatory and harassing behaviour towards women"..
Firstpost - Published

Trump to say Venezuela's military at risk for supporting Maduro

By Steve Holland WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S.
Firstpost - Published

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