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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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After 41 years' travel, a dying probe passes into interstellar space

More than four decades ago, at the dawn of the space age, a probe was launched into the clear blue skies over Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The Age - 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

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SpaceX launches dozens of internet satellites into space [Video]SpaceX launches dozens of internet satellites into space

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Monday. The so-called 'mini' satellites will be used for global internet, the Miami Herald reported.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Two racing powerboats flip and crash simultaneously at Key West Race [Video]Two racing powerboats flip and crash simultaneously at Key West Race

Two powerboat crews escape without serious injury after their racers flip over simultaneously during the first day of Key West Powerboat races.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:30Published

Alexa, Was This Woman Stabbed On Purpose? [Video]Alexa, Was This Woman Stabbed On Purpose?

Police are trying to figure out how a fight between a Florida couple ended in death. According to Newser, a Florida woman died from a 12 inch spear in her chest. To investigate, police are analyzing..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Watch: Pets in Florida get dressed up for masquerade ball [Video]Watch: Pets in Florida get dressed up for masquerade ball

The annual charity event Fantasy Fest Pet Masquerade drew 40 participants. Highlights included 'the tortoise and the hare' – a tortoise with a toy rabbit strapped to its shell.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:20Published

Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment [Video]Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court on alleged violations of U.S. campaign finance laws. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

The Church Of Scientology Is Quietly Buying Up A Florida Town [Video]The Church Of Scientology Is Quietly Buying Up A Florida Town

The Church of Scientology and its members are rapidly buying up a downtown neighborhood in a Florida city. The Tampa Bay Times reports that members of the church have spent $103 million on property in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Steve Bannon Wants His New Radio Show To Become A Place For Impeachment Leakers [Video]Steve Bannon Wants His New Radio Show To Become A Place For Impeachment Leakers

Alt-right darling Steve Bannon is launching a new radio show and podcast about the impeachment process. Specifically, the witnesses and the evidence related to the impeachment inquiry. Politico reports..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Rough Justice: Man Charged With Beating Peeping Tom To Death [Video]Rough Justice: Man Charged With Beating Peeping Tom To Death

Florida man Victor Vickery was arrested Thursday for allegedly beating a peeping Tom to death. Vickery is accused of manslaughter for the incident outside his girlfriend's Ft. Lauderdale home. Newser..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Trump drops plan to host G7 meeting at his Florida resort [Video]Trump drops plan to host G7 meeting at his Florida resort

U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday 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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort [Video]Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year’s Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:00Published

Julián Castro Releases List Of Endorsements [Video]Julián Castro Releases List Of Endorsements

Julián Castro’s presidential campaign released dozens of endorsements. Some of them were from current and former state and local officials, activists and Latino leaders. Former Texas state Rep...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm [Video]Exclusive: Giuliani was paid $500K by indicted associate's firm

In an interview with Reuters, Rudy Giuliani said he was paid $500,000 to consult on a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:07Published

Ex-Ukraine envoy arrives to testify in impeachment probe [Video]Ex-Ukraine envoy arrives to testify in impeachment probe

The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, who was abruptly recalled in May, arrived on Capitol Hill to testify on Friday in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into the president, while..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Incident at Florida mall leaves one injured [Video]Incident at Florida mall leaves one injured

A loud noise at a shopping center near Miami spread fears of an active shooter on Sunday. But Boca Raton police say they've found no casings and have no suspect in custody. Eve Johnson reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Trump Denies Knowing Giuliani Associated Arrested For Pro-Trump Election Committee [Video]Trump Denies Knowing Giuliani Associated Arrested For Pro-Trump Election Committee

Reuters reports two foreign-born Florida businessmen were arrested and charged on Thursday. They're accused of being part of a scheme to illegally funnel Russian money to a pro-Trump election..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Two businessmen tied to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested in U.S. [Video]Two businessmen tied to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested in U.S.

U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman announces the indictment of Lev Parnas, Igor Fruman, and two co-defendants for various charges related to U.S. federal election law violations. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

Trump Wants His Own News Network [Video]Trump Wants His Own News Network

President Trump is frustrated with news coverage as he faces an impeachment inquiry. He suggested on Thursday the idea of starting a new television network, reports CNN. The suggestion came after Trump..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

China coming to U.S. next week for trade talks -Trump [Video]China coming to U.S. next week for trade talks -Trump

President Donald Trump said on Thursday a delegation from China would come to the United States next week for more trade talks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:33Published

What The CDC Knows About Vaping-Related Illnesses So Far [Video]What The CDC Knows About Vaping-Related Illnesses So Far

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have updated their figures concerning vaping-related deaths. California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas , Minnesota, Mississippi, and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

US Soldier Working At Mar-a-Lago Uploaded Child Porn To Russian Website [Video]US Soldier Working At Mar-a-Lago Uploaded Child Porn To Russian Website

US Army Staff Sgt. Richard Ciccarella was stationed at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida from August 2017 to March 2018. During that period, prosecutors say, Ciccarella..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Policeman hailed as hero for saving struck dog [Video]Policeman hailed as hero for saving struck dog

A Florida police officer is getting praise for darting through traffic on a busy interstate highway to rescue a dog that had just been hit by a car. Pinellas Park police officer Joseph Puglia told ABC..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

A race to save Caribbean corals from a deadly disease [Video]A race to save Caribbean corals from a deadly disease

Scientists in St. Thomas are battling a fast-moving, lethal disease dubbed 'Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease' that they say is unprecedented in the speed with which it can damage large numbers of coral..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:53Published

Biden Tanks In Early State Polls [Video]Biden Tanks In Early State Polls

Politico is reporting that Joe Biden’s poll numbers are falling in the early nominating states that matter most. Biden was once the dominant front-runner in the Democratic primary. Biden is now..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

 

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

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

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

SBS World News bulletin: 31/8/19

SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news including: The latest on protesters defying a police order in Hong Kong, supporters dismayed at the transfer of a Tamil asylum seeker family to..
SBS - 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

Scientists breed new coral species to combat dying reefs

Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in..
SBS - Published

Winds bring snow, sleet to Sunshine State

Icy winds have brought sleet and snow to the Queensland and NSW border, with southern Queensland communities waking up to temperatures that feel sub-zero.
SBS - Published

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