Hurricane Gonzalo scores direct hit on Bermuda

Hurricane Gonzalo scored a direct hit on Bermuda on Friday evening, knocking out most of the electricity there as it lashed the tiny Atlantic island chain with pounding surf, drenching rains and sustained winds topping 100 miles (161 km) per hour.

Hurricane Gonzalo regains strength on way to Bermuda

One of the most powerful hurricanes ever to menace Bermuda regained strength as it swirled toward the Atlantic island on Thursday, forecasters said, sending residents scrambling to prepare for the second major storm in a week.

Gonzalo becomes 'major hurricane' in Atlantic: US forecasters

Gonzalo strengthened to a "major hurricane" over the open Atlantic and was expected to continue gaining force, forecasters have said.

Three missing as Gonzalo strengthens over Atlantic

Hurricane Gonzalo gained greater strength as it moved over the open Atlantic today, leaving several people missing in the Caribbean, forecasters said.ed National Hurricane Center said.

Hurricane Simon intensifies off Mexico's coast

Simon has strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane in the Pacific, but still poses no direct threat to land.

15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting: Police

Fifteen people have been wounded in a shooting that sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early today, police said, adding the youngest victim is 11 years old.

Neymar strikes but Brazil fail to win over media
Neymar strikes but Brazil fail to win over media

With Neymar back in their ranks and scoring the only goal, Brazil gave Dunga a winning start in his second spell in charge -- although a 1-0 friendly success over Colombia left media unimpressed.

Serena Williams qualifies for WTA Finals in Singapore
Serena Williams qualifies for WTA Finals in Singapore

Four-time and defending champion Serena Williams is the first player to qualify for the year-ending WTA Finals to be held in Singapore Oct 17-26, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) announced Saturday.

Hundreds gather to mourn murdered US journalist Steven ​Sotloff

Hundreds of people attended a religious ceremony in Miami commemorating Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation.

After World Cup trauma, Dunga's Brazil re-start against Colombia
After World Cup trauma, Dunga's Brazil re-start against Colombia

It will be easier said than done but Brazil attempt to put their World Cup humiliation behind them when they start life under new coach Dunga in a friendly against Colombia in Miami on Friday.

Dwyane Wade gets married to longtime girlfriend Gabrielle Union
Dwyane Wade gets married to longtime girlfriend Gabrielle Union

Basketball player Dwayane Wade has tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Gabrielle Union in Miami.

Salman Khan set to meet ex-girlfriend?
Salman Khan set to meet ex-girlfriend?

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Novak Djokovic eyes history at Cincinnati Masters

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will enter the 2014 Cincinnati also known as the Western & Southern Open hoping to achieve the Career Golden Masters.

Key figure in baseball doping scandal surrenders, faces charges

Tony Bosch, one of the central figures in American baseball`s largest performance-enhancing drugs scandal, has surrendered to federal agents and been charged with distributing steroids.

Troubled Italian star, Balotelli pictured smoking

Italian striker Mario Balotelli was made the scapegoat by the fans for Italy`s ouster from the FIFA World Cup in the group stages and there could be more trouble for the former Manchester City forward after he was pictured smoking while holidaying in Miami.

Weakened Tropical Storm Arthur heads to Canada

Tropical Storm Arthur rapidly lost strength today as it headed off the far north-eastern US coast towards Canada, causing little damage in its wake.

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on North Carolina`s Outer Banks

The first hurricane of the Atlantic season made landfall on the North Carolina coast Thursday night, a windy, wet party-pooper that forced thousands of vacationers to scrap their July Fourth holiday plans amid evacuation orders.

Two killed, 10 wounded in Florida shooting

Two people were killed and 10 others wounded following an early morning shooting Tuesday in Miami in the US state of Florida, media reported.

Ten shot, two dead in Miami

An overnight shooting in Miami left two people dead and several others wounded, media reports said Tuesday.

Hurricane forms off Mexico, strengthens rapidly

Miami-based forecasters say the first hurricane of the eastern Pacific season has formed far off Mexico`s coast.