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# Florida

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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.
'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.
Conor McGregor pleads not guilty after Miami arrest
McGregor was not present at today’s hearing.
Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem
The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.
Conor McGregor arrested in Miami after alleged altercation with fan
He was arrested earlier today.
Patriots owner Kraft pleads not guilty to soliciting prostitution charges
Robert Kraft has entered a not guilty plea.
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.
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.
Florida election recount underway as millions of votes to be checked
The Florida secretary of state ordered the recounts yesterday.
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.
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.
Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town but 'still haven't gotten into the hardest-hit areas'
The tally of lives lost stands at 14.
Search teams comb debris for victims of Hurricane Michael as death toll reaches five
The Category 4 monster storm which carved out a swathe of destruction in the Florida Panhandle has killed at least five people.
Florida braces for the worst as it gets set for the fury of Hurricane Michael
The Category 4 hurricane is set to be the worst to hit Florida, no stranger to deadly storms, in decades.
Florida's crazy race for governor has racism claims and a candidate reading Trump books to his kids
Andrew Gillum is aiming to become Florida’s first African-American governor.
High Court remands man (23) in custody wanted by US authorities on fatal road crash charges
Samuel Joseph Tucker was arrested by gardaí in Cork yesterday evening.
Three dead and 11 wounded in mass shooting at Florida video game tournament
The gunman died by suicide at the scene, police said.
Multiple dead after gunman opens fire at video game tournament in US shopping centre
The incident happened in Jacksonville, Florida earlier today.
Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades
A gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building in February.
Watch: Cows help police catch suspect in Florida
Charges against the woman include resisting an officer and drug possession.
Irish people priced out of investment market at home are putting their money in properties near Disneyworld
Up to 200 Irish clients in the last two years have made investments through one company alone.
Riders plunge 10 metres to the ground after roller coaster derails in Florida
Nine passengers were taken to the hospital. An investigation is under way.
Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation
The children aged one, six, 10 and 11 were found dead by officers overnight.
Exploding vape pen kills Florida man and starts fire in his home
According to the autopsy report, the explosion sent two pieces of the vape pen into the man’s cranium.
Parkland shooter who killed 17 - 'Give my $800,000 inheritance to my victims' families'
Nikolas Cruz stands to inherit the equivalent of €647,000 following the death of his mother last November.
Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online
Several advertisers announced they were dropping Fox News in light of Ingraham’s comments.
Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal
Omar Mateen, the attacker, died in the 12 June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.
'This march wouldn't be happening if people at my school weren't shot dead'
Hundreds of thousands of people are to take part in gun control rallies across the US today.
Meeting held before Florida bridge collapsed deemed cracks 'not a safety issue'
Investigators are attempting to determine if the cracks led to the collapse.
At least six dead after bridge collapses on highway in Florida
A number of cars were trapped below.
'Multiple' fatalities after brand new pedestrian bridge collapses in Florida
The bridge collapsed in a college area, crushing at least eight vehicles.
'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence
The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.
Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it
The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.
Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers
Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.
Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder
17 people were shot dead at Stoneman Douglas High School on 14 February.
'I have a flame in me right now' - students return to Florida high school for first time since mass shooting that killed 17
A mass shooting perpetrated by former student Nikolas Cruz has left the student body of Marjory Douglas Stoneman High traumatised.
'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.
Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.
Woman sent tip to FBI last month that Florida shooting suspect 'is going to explode'
The woman described Cruz’s short temper and said he had the “mental capacity of a 12 to 14 year old”.