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Florida: State in the southeastern 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, with its capital being Tallahassee.

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Chinese woman who intruded at Mar-a-Lago sentenced to six months

A Chinese woman who was acquitted of trespassing at U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida was sentenced to six months in jail on Friday on a separate charge of resisting arrest.
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UK's Prince Harry speaks at JP Morgan event in Miami: royal source

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended an event organized by American bank JP Morgan in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, a royal source said, one of the couple's first engagements since..
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Videos for Florida


Lil Nas X crashed Disney World wedding [Video]Lil Nas X crashed Disney World wedding

Lil Nas X made one couple's wedding a day to remember when he crashed their nuptials at Disney World in Florida.

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Oystermen struggle to survive amid Florida, Georgia water battle [Video]Oystermen struggle to survive amid Florida, Georgia water battle

The future of oystermen in Florida’s Apalachicola Bay may be determined by the U.S. Supreme Court, which is expected to rule later this year on a seven-year-long legal battle between Florida and..

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Park closed because of mating snakes [Video]Park closed because of mating snakes

A park in Florida was forced to close after a number of snaked started mating.

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SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit but fails to recover reusable rocket [Video]SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit but fails to recover reusable rocket

SpaceX successfully launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites with a Falcon 9 rocket.

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After Horrific Daytona 500 Wreck, Injured Newman "Awake And Speaking" [Video]After Horrific Daytona 500 Wreck, Injured Newman "Awake And Speaking"

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is "awake and speaking" after suffering serious injuries in a horror crash during the Daytona 500. Newman, 42, was injured in a last-lap wreck in Monday's race at Daytona..

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Trump ramps up re-election effort at Daytona 500 [Video]Trump ramps up re-election effort at Daytona 500

U.S. President Donald Trump made an appearance at the Daytona 500 racetrack in Florida on Sunday (February 16), ramping up his re-election efforts in the swing state of Florida.

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Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight' [Video]Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insulted Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's debate skills but said he'd "rather run against Bloomberg than Sanders."

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NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles [Video]NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles

The Solar Orbiter, built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on an unprecedented mission to the sun, expected to yield insight into how solar radiant energy affects Earth. Soraya Ali reports.

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Joint NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles [Video]Joint NASA-ESA probe blasts off for the sun's poles

A new probe built by NASA and the European Space Agency set off on a blazing hot journey to the sun on Sunday to take the first close-up look at the star's polar regions, a mission expected to yield..

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Lift off: Solar Orbiter on its way to the Sun [Video]Lift off: Solar Orbiter on its way to the Sun

The Solar Orbiter – which aims to unlock the secrets of the Sun – is on its way to the star. Built by Airbus in Stevenage, it lifted off into space in the Atlas V 411 rocket from Nasa’s Cape..

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European Space Agency prepares to launch Solar Orbiter [Video]European Space Agency prepares to launch Solar Orbiter

Mandatory credit: European Space Agency The Solar Orbiter, a spacecraft designed and built in the UK, is ready for its journey to the Sun in a mission to unlock its secrets. It is expected to be..

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Prince Harry At JP Morgan Event In Miami [Video]Prince Harry At JP Morgan Event In Miami

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan attended an event organized by American bank JP Morgan in Miami, Florida, on Thursday, a royal source said, one of the couple’s first..

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U.S. says it has killed Al Qaeda Yemen chief [Video]U.S. says it has killed Al Qaeda Yemen chief

President Donald Trump said Friday the United States had killed the head of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, regarded as one of the network's most dangerous branches. Lucy Fielder reports.

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Baked with love, Valentines cookies make a sweet treat [Video]Baked with love, Valentines cookies make a sweet treat

Florida cookie artist shares cute Valentine’s Day gift ideas in time-lapse videos of cookies being decorated

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U.S. Senate appears poised to acquit Trump after trial [Video]U.S. Senate appears poised to acquit Trump after trial

The long days of lawyers arguing for and against the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump are over. Now it is up to U.S. senators from both major parties to present their rationale for acquitting..

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Waterspout spotted off U.S. coast [Video]Waterspout spotted off U.S. coast

Eyewitness captures a waterspout whirling over the water off the coast of Delray Beach, Florida

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Super Bowl MVP Mahomes honored with annual parade at Disney World [Video]Super Bowl MVP Mahomes honored with annual parade at Disney World

Patrick Mahomes becomes the youngest Super Bowl MVP to say "I'm going to Disney World!"

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Patrick Mahomes celebrates Super Bowl victory at Disney World [Video]Patrick Mahomes celebrates Super Bowl victory at Disney World

Patrick Mahomes celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs' victory in the Super Bowl at Walt Disney World in Florida. The star took the opportunity to thank his fans for their support.

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Patrick Mahomes named MVP Longtime NFL coach Andy Reid heaps [Video]Patrick Mahomes named MVP Longtime NFL coach Andy Reid heaps

"It's surreal to be Super Bowl Champion", Mahomes says at MVP announcement

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Halsey takes aim at crowdmember for G-Eazy shout outs [Video]Halsey takes aim at crowdmember for G-Eazy shout outs

Halsey threatened to kick a crowdmember out of a pre-Super Bowl party in Miami, Florida on Saturday night after repeatedly shouting out the name of her ex-boyfriend, G-Eazy, during her set.

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Mahomes sparks stirring comeback as Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV [Video]Mahomes sparks stirring comeback as Kansas City Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

The Kansas City Chiefs have been crowned Super Bowl champions after defeating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who was named..

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MVP Mahomes and coach Reid thrilled to get first Super Bowl win [Video]MVP Mahomes and coach Reid thrilled to get first Super Bowl win

MVP Patrick Mahomes and head coach Andy Reid thrilled to get first Super Bowl win after come from behind victory

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Mahomes, Chiefs rally for thrilling Super Bowl win over Niners, claim first title in 50 years [Video]Mahomes, Chiefs rally for thrilling Super Bowl win over Niners, claim first title in 50 years

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs rally for thrilling come from behind win over the San Francisco 49ers to win their first Super Bowl in 50 years.

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Fans paying highest prices in years for Super Bowl LIV tickets [Video]Fans paying highest prices in years for Super Bowl LIV tickets

Fans of the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs paying highest price for Super Bowl tickets since 2015

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At Florida base, a mix of relief, anxiety in Saudi shooting aftermath

With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to talk about what he saw when a Saudi gunman killed three U.S. sailors at this sprawling Florida naval base..
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After base shooting, Pentagon restricts foreign trainee access to guns

The Pentagon announced on Friday new restrictions on international military students' access to guns on U.S. bases, as well as other measures, after a Saudi officer killed three U.S. sailors at a..
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Pentagon to soon resume Saudi training halted after base shooting

The Pentagon said on Thursday it would soon announce a resumption in operational training of Saudi military officers in the United States, suspended after a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three..
Reuters - Published

Trump says Apple refusing to unlock phones used by 'killers, drug dealers'

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Apple Inc has refused to unlock phones used by criminals, in a tweet a day after Trump's attorney general accused the company of not being helpful in an..
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U.S. to announce 'actions' after Saudi military trainees review: source

The U.S. government will announce "actions" on Monday along with results of a Justice Department criminal investigation into the December shootings at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida that..
Reuters - Published

Saudi military trainees to be expelled from U.S. after Florida shooting: CNN

More than a dozen Saudi servicemen who are training at U.S. military bases will be expelled from the United States in the aftermath of a Pentagon review prompted by the deadly Dec. 6 shooting by a..
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Trump says he had a good meeting on Middle East, military and trade

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had a very good meeting on the Middle East, the military and trade on Tuesday, shortly after he returned to his Florida club from his golf course.
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Exclusive: Ukrainian tycoon's lawyer says he lent money to Giuliani associate

A Swiss lawyer said on Wednesday he had lent $1 million to Lev Parnas, an associate of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and Parnas' wife in order for them to buy a home in..
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U.S. grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting

The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Over 300 Saudi military aviation students grounded in U.S. after base shooting

More than 300 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded as part of a "safety stand-down" after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a U.S. Navy base..
Reuters - Published

Russian agent Butina released from U.S. prison, deported

Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina was released from a Florida prison on Friday after serving most of her 18-month sentence for conspiring to influence U.S. conservative activists and infiltrate a..
Reuters - Published

Trump to host G7 summit at his Florida golf resort, sparking criticism

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of developed nations' leaders at his Florida golf resort, a move Democrats and others decried as more evidence of the..
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Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to..
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Giuliani associates to be held in custody until they meet conditions for bond

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who are associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and were charged on Thursday with campaign finance crimes will be held in custody..
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Two businessmen linked to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested on U.S. charges

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have been helping President Donald Trump's personal lawyer investigate political rival Joe Biden have been arrested on charges of funneling foreign money to..
Reuters - Published

Amazon sued for marketing charcoal produced on land seized by Cuba in 1960s

A Florida resident is suing Amazon for marketing charcoal produced on land he says Cuba confiscated from his grandfather after the 1959 revolution, the latest in a recent slew of lawsuits regarding the..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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..
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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

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