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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# United States
Florida reports record high 15,300 positive Covid-19 cases in one day
The US yesterday recorded a new daily high of 66,528 cases.
# Florida
Donald Trump wears a mask in public for the first time
The US posted another daily record for coronavirus cases, as Disney Florida opened up.
# Independence Day
Cloud cast over US holiday weekend on yet another record day for new cases of Covid-19
Over 11,000 cases were recorded today in Florida, alone.
# Booze Ban
Florida bans alcohol consumption in bars as virus spirals
The move came as the state’s daily coronavirus cases record was smashed again.
# Back in action
We're going to Disney World! NBA reveals plans to finish 2020 season
Under the NBA’s proposals, the league would resume on 31 July.
# turned in
NFL duo Baker and Dunbar surrender to police over armed robbery charges
Baker also faces four counts of aggravated assault related to an alleged incident at a party.
# miramar
Florida police issue arrest warrants for NFL players after alleged robbery at party
Witnesses told police the two allegedly took thousands of dollars in cash, expensive watches and other valuables.
# Back in action
Dana White insists UFC’s return this weekend is ‘as safe as it can possibly be’
UFC 249 takes place in Florida on Saturday night.
# Coronavirus
Virus-hit cruise ship which is carrying Irish citizens docks in Florida
Four people have died on board the MS Zaandam which was refused entry by a number of South American countries.
# Early Doors
McDowell shines brightest on day one at Players Championship as McIlroy produces big finish
Shane Lowry was also in action in Florida.
# Launch
SpaceX launches then destroys rocket in astronaut escape test
The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off as normal before the Dragon crew capsule catapulted off the top 12 miles above the Atlantic.
# battery
Rod Stewart charged after allegedly punching hotel security guard in Florida
Stewart was reportedly attempting to enter a private event with his 39-year-old son
# Florida
Fatal US naval base shooting presumed to be act of terrorism, FBI says
The US has sought the assistance of Saudi officials as they try to gather information about the gunman.
# US Shooting
Three killed along with gunman at US naval base in Florida
The incident took place earlier today.
# Ruff rider
Dog rescued by police after driving unmanned car in Florida
The dog was trapped and clambering around in the car by locals in Port St Lucie.
After corruption allegations, Trump says G7 summit won't be at his Miami golf course
Critics said holding the event at Doral would violate both the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses.
# doral golf club
'The best place to have it': Trump to host next G7 summit at his golf club in Florida
The announcement sparked immediate accusations of corruption from the opposition Democrats.
# Florida
Police officer suspended after arresting two 6-year-olds in Florida school
The grandmother of one of the children said the child was arrested after she threw a temper tantrum and kicked somebody.
# Florida
Remains of man missing for 22 years found after Google Maps reveals location of sunken car
William Moldt went missing in 1997 at the age of 40.
# Charged
Chinese woman found guilty in Florida court of trespassing at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
Zhang Yujing (33) was arrested on 30 March at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach.
# Storm
Hurricane Dorian claims first life as US evacuates large swathes of east coast
The hurricane is one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Bahamas.
# Evacuation
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'catastrophic' Category 5 as it heads for Bahamas
Prime Minister Hubert Minis has warned residents of the Bahamas they could face serious harm if they do not evacuate.
# dorian
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to 'extremely dangerous' Category 4 as Florida braces for storm
The storm has winds near 220 kilometers per hour, according to the NHC.
# hurricane dorian
Hurricane Dorian appears to spare Puerto Rico, heads for eastern coast of Florida
“The threat has already passed,” Puerto Rico’s new governor, Wanda Vazquez, told a news conference.
# Gary Ray Bowles
Florida executes serial killer who targeted gay men along US east coast
Gary Ray Bowles was captured in 1994.
# plantation
Twenty injured after gas explosion at Florida shopping centre
A vacant pizza restaurant was destroyed.
# 2020 vision
'Keep America Great': Donald Trump launches 2020 re-election bid in Florida
The US President warned against the rise of his rival Democrat party.
# Boeing
'It very well could be worse': Lucky escape for passengers on flight which crashed into Florida river
‘It sort of swerved and then it came to a complete crash stop’ a passenger said.
# inter miami
Beckham's MLS team gets green light for temporary home
A Florida judge approved plans to build a new stadium in Fort Lauderdale.
# school schootings
Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns
The aim of the measure is to prevent school shootings but opponents say it’s a dangerous move.
# Underdog
'I am a force to be reckoned with': Hermansson lands biggest UFC win of his career
Swede Jack Hermansson secured the biggest victory of his career by beating Ronaldo Souza in Florida.
# Florida
Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest
McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.
# Orlando
Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem
The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.
# McGregor
Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan
He was arrested earlier today.
# Florida
Patriots owner Kraft pleads not guilty to soliciting prostitution charges
Robert Kraft has entered a not guilty plea.
# Florida
Police investigate after statue of US sailor kissing nurse is spray-painted with '#MeToo'
Police in Sarasota launched an investigation into who caused the damage – repairs were estimated to be worth $1,000.
# Florida
Judge says Florida election problems make it a 'laughing stock of the world'
The judge also rejected a request to extend the deadline for all of the state’s counties to submit the results of a machine recount.
# Recount
Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked
The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts yesterday.
# democracy dude
Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'
The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.
# Florida
Man posed as customer and killed two women in US yoga studio, police say
The shooter has been identified as 40-year-old Scott Paul Beierle.