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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Florida

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Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.
Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.
'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control
Marco Rubio has been backed by the NRA and drew jeers from the audience for his responses last night.
Florida shooting suspect appears in court as his lawyers seek to avoid the death penalty
His lawyers have said he will plead guilty if prosecutors agree not to pursue the death penalty.
Florida students to march on Washington to 'shame' politicians into changing gun laws
“After what they saw, the worst things imaginable, they’re not going to just sit back and take it.”
WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school
The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.
'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting
Tributes have been paid to each of the 17 victims of Wednesday’s mass shooting.
'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack
A classmate of Adelina Hurley’s was killed in the mass shooting.
FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17
Nikolas Cruz has admitted to shooting dead 17 people at his former school.
For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold
Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.
Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out about the Florida shooting.
Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'
Meanwhile, the leader of a white nationalist militia has said gunman Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group.
The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'
The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.
Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities call for stricter gun control after yesterday's events in Florida
Dozens of celebrities, from Bette Midler to Tyra Banks are saying “Enough is enough.”
Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting
It is understood that both pupils and teachers at the school are among the dead.
Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school
Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.
Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house
Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.
Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years
The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice.
Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash
John Shannon, 70, and his adult daughters Olivia and Victoria died in the crash.
Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's
Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.
Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida
A second camera catches the moment the plane crashes down.
'Stay out of trouble' - contrite Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, avoids jail
The former world number one golfer pleaded guilty to reckless driving earlier today.
Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters
Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.
US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival
Forecasters say the category 1 hurricane is expected to hit the Gulf Coast of the US by this evening.
Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma
Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.
Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma
Many buildings escaped major damage, according to a Key West resident.
Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity
Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.
Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'
One person has died, bringing the total number killed across the Caribbean and the US to 23
Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida
A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.
Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida
The death toll is expected to rise.
Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic
Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.
People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit
Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.
Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five
The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.
Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.
Six US police officers shot in one night
One police officer died from his injuries.
Tiger Woods may avoid DUI conviction but will plead guilty to reckless driving
The golfer was found asleep in his Mercedes-Benz, apparently under the influence of prescription drugs.
'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half''
Ex-Dundalk striker Ciaran Kilduff says the opportunity to join Jacksonville Armada was too good to turn down a second time.
No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge
“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.
Venus Williams driving 'lawfully' at time of fatal crash, police say
Police initially said she was ‘at fault’ in a crash that led to the death of a 78-year-old man.
Venus Williams 'heartbroken' over fatal Florida car crash
The accident remains under investigation and the American star has not been charged.