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US man`s tattoo leaves doctors with life-or-death dilemma

US man`s tattoo leaves doctors with life-or-death dilemma

 A Florida hospital faced an unsettling ethical quandary when paramedics brought in an unconscious patient with "Do Not Resuscitate" tattooed across his chest -- leaving doctors grappling with whether the message accurately conveyed his end-of-life wishes.

Dec 02, 2017, 08:51 AM IST
In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

Speaking in a live video teleconference from Palm Beach, Trump hailed military personnel serving in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere as ''very very special people.''

Nov 23, 2017, 23:11 PM IST

Florida executes man for 1991 double-murder

Florida put to death a 53-year-old man on Wednesday for the 1991 murder of two men, an official said, while in a separate case in Texas attorneys for a Mexican national sought to prevent his execution.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:33 AM IST

Tropical storm Philippe crosses Cuba towards Florida

Tropical storm Philippe formed over Cuban skies Saturday and is on a path to strike south Florida, Cuban and US metrologists said Saturday.

Oct 29, 2017, 06:11 AM IST
Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving in Florida

Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving in Florida

The 41-year-old professional golfer was found asleep in May behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz, which was parked alongside a road not far from his home on Jupiter Island.

Oct 28, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Donald Trump defends Puerto Rico effort, but his tweets draw new criticism

Donald Trump defends Puerto Rico effort, but his tweets draw new criticism

Trump`s criticism of Cruz and of Puerto Ricans` efforts drew sharp retorts from mainland politicians, even from within his own Republican Party.

Oct 01, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Hurricane Irma death toll rises to 72 in Florida

Hurricane Irma death toll rises to 72 in Florida

Hurricane Irma killed 72 people in Florida when it battered the southern state on September 10, according to an updated death toll that includes figures from individual counties.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:01 AM IST
Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

Nearly 2 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

The death toll includes eight elderly people who died after being exposed to sweltering heat inside a nursing home north of Miami that had been left with little or no air conditioning after the hurricane struck.

Sep 15, 2017, 22:50 PM IST

Irma death toll reaches 82 as 1.5 million without power in storm's wake

The death toll from Hurricane Irma was at 82 early on Friday as 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida remained without power in sweltering heat, five days after the historic storm ripped through southeast U.S. 

Sep 15, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Eight dead at Florida nursing home, governor pledges full investigation

Eight dead at Florida nursing home, governor pledges full investigation

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, were to visit Florida to survey the damage on Thursday.

Sep 14, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Criminal probe opens into eight deaths at Florida nursing home after Irma

Criminal probe opens into eight deaths at Florida nursing home after Irma

In addition to severe flooding across Florida and extensive property damage in the Keys, residents faced widespread power outages that initially plunged more than half the state into darkness.

Sep 14, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma; millions still without power

Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma; millions still without power

The death toll from Hurricane Irma climbed on Wednesday, with authorities reporting six patients at a Florida nursing home died after it had lost power, as millions struggled with no electricity and scarce essential services in the storm-hit state.

Sep 13, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Returning Florida evacuees stunned by Irma's wreckage as death toll climbs

Returning Florida evacuees stunned by Irma's wreckage as death toll climbs

The death toll from Irma, previously ranked as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record and the second major hurricane to strike the US mainland this season, climbed to more than five dozen. Of those, 43 were killed in the Caribbean and at least 18 in the Southeastern United States.

Sep 13, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Hurricane Irma exacts heavy toll on Florida's mobile

Hurricane Irma exacts heavy toll on Florida's mobile

The couple had placed metal storm shutters over their windows but could hear the wind literally tearing apart the awning over their parking spot.

Sep 12, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
Hurricane Irma floods northeast Florida, leaves millions without power

Hurricane Irma floods northeast Florida, leaves millions without power

Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, Irma flooded several northern Florida cities with heavy rain and a high surge of seawater on Monday, as residents of the part of the state first walloped by the storm tried to return to their homes.

Sep 11, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

On Hurricane Bay, a Florida fisherman tries to ride out the storm

As the winds started to roar in Hurricane Bay, P.J. Pike jumped from a high dock down to his fishing boat and began lashing ropes to the mast.

Sep 11, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says

Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says

Large utilities that serve other parts of the state, including units of Duke Energy Corp, Southern Co and Emera Inc have had scattered outages.

Sep 11, 2017, 00:27 AM IST
Three dead as Hurricane Irma pummels South Florida, lakhs without power

Three dead as Hurricane Irma pummels South Florida, lakhs without power

Florida Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday he has requested a major disaster declaration from President Donald Trump.

Sep 10, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
FEMA chief says Irma path is 'worst-case scenario' for Florida Keys

FEMA chief says Irma path is 'worst-case scenario' for Florida Keys

The new path forged by Hurricane Irma posed a severe threat to Florida`s west coast and the Florida Keys, the head of the US federal emergency agency said on Sunday, and the storm was bringing tornado watches and warnings around the state.

Sep 10, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
India evacuates nationals, sets up helpline as 'life-threatening' Irma batters US

India evacuates nationals, sets up helpline as 'life-threatening' Irma batters US

Irma has already left at least 25 dead in the Caribbean. About 60 Indian nationals were evacuated from the island of St Martin in the Caribbean.

Sep 10, 2017, 19:41 PM IST