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.
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 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
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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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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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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