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Donald Trump to host G7 summit at his Florida golf resort, sparking criticism

Donal Trump faces ongoing criticism and a number of congressional investigations over his finances and potential conflicts of interest stemming from his real estate business, which he still owns. He is also facing an impeachment inquiry into allegations he pursued political interests in his dealings with Ukraine.

Oct 18, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Baby turtle dies after eating 104 pieces of plastic in south Florida

A baby turtle that got washed up in Boca Raton in Florida died after eating as many as 104 pieces of plastic, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Centre informed.

Oct 06, 2019, 21:00 PM IST

Dorian makes landfall in Bahamas as catastrophic hurricane, parts of Florida evacuate

Hurricane Dorian became the strongest storm in modern records to hit the northwestern Bahamas and is expected to pound the islands with up to two days of torrential rain, high waves and damaging winds as parts of Florida evacuated before it took aim at the US mainland. 

Sep 01, 2019, 23:25 PM IST

Hurricane Dorian: Florida widens state of emergency; Donald Trump cancels trip to Poland

Dorian is predicted to pack winds reaching 209 kph in 72 hours. That would make it a Category 4 storm, the second-strongest on the Saffir-Simpson scale for measuring hurricane intensity. 

Aug 30, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Hurricane Dorian barrels towards Florida, emergency declared

Dorian was bearing down on Puerto Rico from the southeast and was expected to become a hurricane soon as it barrels towards Florida, which it could hit as a major hurricane.

 

Aug 29, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

Shocking video shows alligator climbing fence at US Navy air base

A shocking video, which has gone viral on social media, shows a huge alligator climbing over a fence at the US Naval Air Station in Florida's Jacksonville.

Aug 23, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Team India's security upped in West Indies after threat

India just finished playing the three-match ODI series in the West Indies after playing a T20I series against them where the first two games were played in Florida and the last game was in the West Indies.

Aug 18, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

Watch: Father tries to sell seven-month-old baby at local store

The police launched a massive manhunt to find the father of the infant. 

May 11, 2019, 15:12 PM IST

Boeing 737 with 143 on board skids into Florida river, 21 injured

A chartered Boeing 737 jetliner with 143 people on board slid off a runway and into the St Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, on Friday while attempting to land at a military base in a thunderstorm, injuring 21 people.

May 04, 2019, 11:08 AM IST

Boeing 737 jet with 136 people on board goes into Florida river, no casualties so far

A Boeing 737 commercial jet with 136 people on board slid into the St John`s River near Jacksonville, Florida after landing on Friday, a spokesman for Naval Air Station Jacksonville said.

May 04, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Chinese woman, who trespassed into Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, denied bail

Yujing Zhang, 33, was indicted on Friday on charges of making false statements to a federal officer and entering or remaining in a restricted area at Trump`s Mar-a-Lago resort, an incident that raised concerns about security at the Palm Beach club.

 

Apr 16, 2019, 05:51 AM IST

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy conducts first commercial flight

The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk`s space company in the race to grasp lucrative military launch contracts.

Apr 12, 2019, 05:43 AM IST

Rory McIlroy wins Players Championship by one stroke in Florida

Mcllroy finished at 16-under 272 to edge American Jim Furyk, who with a gimme birdie at the final hole threatened to become the event's oldest winner at the age of 48.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:14 PM IST

Tiger Woods says he feels good on arrival at Players Championship in Florida

Woods pulled out of last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational citing a neck strain, which raised the possibility that he might also miss the PGA Tour's flagship event.

Mar 12, 2019, 10:44 AM IST

Tiger Woods withdraws from Arnold Palmer Invitational due to neck strain

Woods, who returned to competition last season after a lengthy recovery from spinal fusion surgery, said he had been dealing with the strain for a few weeks. 

Mar 05, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

Delray Beach Open: Juan Martin Del Potro races into second round

He held serve easily throughout and one break in each set was enough, clinching victory when Opelka sent a service return long.

Feb 22, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Delray Beach Open: John Isner powers past Lukas Lacko to reach quarters

Isner dropped only one point on his first serve and broke his Slovakian opponent three times on the outdoor hardcourt to advance.

Feb 21, 2019, 10:14 AM IST

Suspect arrested in connection with US serial bomb packages

Multiple news outlets identified the suspect as Cesar Sayoc, 50, and a resident of Florida.

Oct 26, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

US: Hurricane Michael upgraded to major Category 3 storm; Floridians flee to higher ground

Michael is projected to plow into Florida`s Panhandle at midday on Wednesday, unleashing potentially devastating waves as high as 13 feet (4 meters).

 

Oct 10, 2018, 07:39 AM IST

Florida mass shooting: At least 3 dead, including gunman, 13 injured at gaming tournament

The shooting took place during an ongoing video game tournament at a pizza place.

Aug 27, 2018, 07:05 AM IST