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#Florida

# florida - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Student finds 11-foot snake in his car engine

Nope. Nope. Nope.

# florida - Friday 13 January, 2017

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida Twitter Tip Off This post contains videos

Woman found safe 18 years after she was abducted as a baby in Florida

Her biological family are said to be “elated”.

# florida - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Florida shooting: Public defender appointed as accused says he has just $10 in bank

Esteban Santiago is being held over the fatal shooting of five people inside Fort Lauderdale’s airport.

# florida - Saturday 7 January, 2017

Florida shooting: Gunman was Iraq war veteran known to FBI

President-elect Trump said his “thoughts and prayers” were with the victims.

# florida - Friday 6 January, 2017

Five people dead after gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport Florida This post contains videos

Five people dead after gunman opens fire at Fort Lauderdale Airport

The shooter had served in the US military, but been discharged for unsatisfactory performance.

# florida - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims

On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.

# florida - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida Bank Robbery This post contains videos

Hostages rescued after standoff with gunman in Florida

A SWAT team stormed the building after the gunman was distracted by two people making a run for it.

# florida - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Amy Schumer rips Trump as 'orange, sexual-assaulting monster' and 200 fans walk out Going Political This post contains videos

Amy Schumer rips Trump as 'orange, sexual-assaulting monster' and 200 fans walk out

The comedian professed her support for Hillary Clinton.

# florida - Friday 7 October, 2016

Ireland to provide humanitarian aid after storm kills 300 in Haiti

The US is now bracing itself for Hurricane Matthew, with states of emergencies declared in a number of places.

# florida - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail

Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.

# florida - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack

There were 98 shark attacks globally last year – the highest number ever recorded.

# florida - Friday 2 September, 2016

# florida - Thursday 1 September, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes on launch pad

There were no injuries.

# florida - Sunday 28 August, 2016

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

# florida - Friday 19 August, 2016

Zika: Five new cases in tourist hotspot Miami Beach

Florida’s Health Department said five individuals had been infected by local Zika transmission in a section of Miami Beach, less than 100 miles south of the home of golfer Rory McIlroy.

# florida - Friday 12 August, 2016

Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car

The children’s mother has been arrested.

# florida - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis" It's Escalating This post contains videos

Hillary accuses Trump of "crossing the line", so Trump accuses Obama of "founding Isis"

The belligerent Republican presidential nominee shows no signs of toning down his rhetoric after a difficult week.

# florida - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Librarian in her 70s shot dead in police seminar on how to use a gun

Mary Knowlton was participating in a role-playing exercise when an officer mistakenly shot her.

# florida - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo

According to a police report, a 45-year-old father of two was visiting Busch Gardens theme park in Florida with his family when he reached into a pen, picked up the flamingo and threw her down.

# florida - Monday 1 August, 2016

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

# florida - Friday 29 July, 2016

First American-born cases of Zika confirmed in Florida

Other cases have been linked to travel.

# florida - Monday 25 July, 2016

'An idiot with a firearm': Security guard recalls Florida nightclub shooting

Two people died in the attack and several more were injured.

Two dead, at least 17 wounded in Florida nightclub shooting

The incident is happened at 1am local time at Club Blu nightclub.

# florida - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

This security tool could help stop the problem of ransomware in its tracks

Scientists at the University of Florida developed software that can stop ransomware before it does any serious damage.

# florida - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting

Emergency officials have stressed, however. that a voice call is preferred because dispatchers can elicit details more quickly.

# florida - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Father accidentally shoots and kills 14-year-old son in Florida gun range

“The gun didn’t kill my boy, I did,” the man said.

# florida - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot

It is the first known death caused by a self-driving car.

# florida - Thursday 16 June, 2016

US Democrats end 14-hour filibuster demanding stronger gun laws

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke about the Newtown school massacre, which saw the loss of 26 people, mostly children, in 2012.

# florida - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

The body of the 2-year-old boy dragged underwater by an alligator has been found

The family were on holiday when the incident happened.

# florida - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out

50 people were killed in gun attack by Omar Mateen at Florida gay nightclub Pulse.

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'

The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.

Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say

Clubgoers told a local paper the 29-year-old would drink heavily and get “loud and belligerent” in the gay club.

# florida - Monday 13 June, 2016

# florida - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Inside "Pervert Park": The Florida home for sex offenders

A documentary tells the residents’ stories.

# florida - Saturday 11 June, 2016

American singer who starred in The Voice shot dead after concert

Christina Grimmie, 22, was signing autographs when a gunman shot her and then himself.

# florida - Friday 20 May, 2016

Crocodiles known to prey on humans discovered in Florida - 6,000 miles from usual habitat

The animals can grow up to 6 metres long and have been known to eat humans.

# florida - Thursday 19 May, 2016

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

# florida - Monday 16 May, 2016

Woman goes to hospital with shark attached to her arm after being bitten at Florida beach

Witnesses said people were bothering the shark.

# florida - Thursday 12 May, 2016