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Florida: State in the southeastern United States
Florida is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States. The state is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida. Florida is the 22nd-most extensive, the 3rd-most populous, and the 8th-most densely populated of the U.S. states. Jacksonville is the most populous municipality in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. The Miami metropolitan area is Florida's most populous urban area, with its capital being Tallahassee.

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Iguanas falling from trees in Florida

As temperatures drop in Florida more and more iguanas are plummeting to the ground.
BBC News - Published

At Florida base, a mix of relief, anxiety in Saudi shooting aftermath

With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to talk about what he saw when a Saudi gunman killed three U.S. sailors at this sprawling Florida naval base..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Florida


Son's DNA Leads To Arrest Of Suspected 'Pillowcase Rapist' [Video]Son's DNA Leads To Arrest Of Suspected 'Pillowcase Rapist'

Business Insider reports Miami police have arrested a man who they believe raped 44 women in the 1980s. Police only found the 60-year-old after his son was arrested on an unrelated case. The son's DNA..

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McIlroy recalls his first pairing with Woods as Tiger eyes PGA record [Video]McIlroy recalls his first pairing with Woods as Tiger eyes PGA record

World number two recalls constantly repeating the words "Good Shot, good shot, good shot" throughout the round

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 02:17Published

The Super Bowl History of the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers [Video]The Super Bowl History of the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers

On Feb. 2, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will face off in Miami, Florida, for Super Bowl LIV.

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Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained - sources [Video]Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained - sources

Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company's iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

SpaceX astronaut capsule splashes down after rocket failure test [Video]SpaceX astronaut capsule splashes down after rocket failure test

Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a major milestone for the company in its quest to..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:41Published

McGregor set to return to octogon after making weight for UFC 246 [Video]McGregor set to return to octogon after making weight for UFC 246

PLEASE NOTE: CONTAINS STRONG PROFANITY IN DONALD CERRONE SOUNDBITE PLEASE NOTE: COMPLETE SCRIPT TO FOLLOW VIDEO SHOWS: CONOR MCGREGOR AND DONALD CERRONE WEIGHING IN, STARING EACH OTHER DOWN, POSING

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Florida's python hunters wrestle invasive snakes [Video]Florida's python hunters wrestle invasive snakes

Dozens of hunters are prowling the Everglades during Florida's 10-day Python Bowl, which ends Monday, armed with bags and long metal hooks. Many take the snakes in live for cash prizes - in an effort..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:53Published

SpaceX Executes Rocket Failure Test [Video]SpaceX Executes Rocket Failure Test

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, laying the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Ukraine probing whether U.S. envoy was surveilled [Video]Ukraine probing whether U.S. envoy was surveilled

Ukraine's interior ministry announced an investigation into the possible illegal surveillance of the then American ambassador to Kiev, Marie Yovanovitch, following messages contained in documents..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

Florida Agrees To Purchase 20,000 Acres Of Everglades To Safeguard It From Oil Drilling [Video]Florida Agrees To Purchase 20,000 Acres Of Everglades To Safeguard It From Oil Drilling

The state of Florida has reached a land deal with a private real estate firm. The agreement centers around the state agreeing to buy a large swath of sensitive wetlands. The land is located in the..

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs elated over Notorious B.I.G.'s Hall of Fame induction [Video]Sean 'Diddy' Combs elated over Notorious B.I.G.'s Hall of Fame induction

Sean 'Diddy' Combs jumped and yelled in excitement on the streets of Miami, Florida on Wednesday to celebrate the Notorious B.I.G.'s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

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'An impeachment that will last forever': Pelosi [Video]'An impeachment that will last forever': Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said 'time has been our friend in all of this because it has yielded incriminating evidence'. She also announced the team of seven Democratic lawmakers and..

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Who Are The Dems Prosecuting Trump? [Video]Who Are The Dems Prosecuting Trump?

Nancy Pelosi has announced the Democrats who will prosecute President Donald Trump's impeachment case. Politico says the Democrats, all congressmen, will be managers of the impeachment case. Who made..

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Democrats add last-minute evidence in impeachment [Video]Democrats add last-minute evidence in impeachment

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday they would include new evidence when they send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:34Published

Democrats Add More Evidence To Trump's Impeachment Trial [Video]Democrats Add More Evidence To Trump's Impeachment Trial

Democrats claims to have new evidence for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. The U.S. House of Representatives said they will include it when they send the formal charges to the Senate...

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Trump Criticizes Over Apple's Decision Over Unlocking Gunman's Phone [Video]Trump Criticizes Over Apple's Decision Over Unlocking Gunman's Phone

Apple refused to help the FBI unlock two iPhones used by a gunman in a deadly Florida shooting. According to Business Insider, President Donald Trump criticized Apple over their decision. Trump claimed..

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Will Smith and Martin Lawrence made honorary Miami cops [Video]Will Smith and Martin Lawrence made honorary Miami cops

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence have been made honorary police officers and gifted keys to the city of Miami, Florida in celebration of their return to the Bad Boys film franchise.

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Saudis Withdraw 21 Cadets From US After Stabbing Spree [Video]Saudis Withdraw 21 Cadets From US After Stabbing Spree

Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States. This is following a U.S. investigation into a Saudi officer’s fatal shooting of three Americans. The stabbing..

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No Cheap Trick: Rapper Trick Daddy Arrested For DUI, Cocaine Possession [Video]No Cheap Trick: Rapper Trick Daddy Arrested For DUI, Cocaine Possession

CNN reports rapper Trick Daddy was arrested in Florida on Saturday on a cocaine possession charge. Trick Daddy's real name is Maurice Samuel Young. Local media reports Young appeared to be asleep..

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Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees [Video]Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the United States to refuse to accept refugees under an executive order requiring local jurisdictions to actively opt in to the..

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Miami Grand Prix: Formula 1 makes further changes to plans for Florida race

Formula 1 makes further changes to its plans for a Miami Grand Prix in the hope of overturning objections to the race from locals.
BBC News - Published

SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida after rocket failure test

Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, laying the foundation for its mission to fly NASA..
Reuters - Published

After base shooting, Pentagon restricts foreign trainee access to guns

The Pentagon announced on Friday new restrictions on international military students' access to guns on U.S. bases, as well as other measures, after a Saudi officer killed three U.S. sailors at a..
Reuters - Published

'It was going for my throat': Florida python hunters wrestle invasive snakes

Thomas Aycock's life flashed before his eyes one night in the Everglades as a 13-foot Burmese python squeezed his arm and a leg in its coils. Aycock, who was trying to bag the snake by himself, still..
Reuters - Published

Pentagon to soon resume Saudi training halted after base shooting

The Pentagon said on Thursday it would soon announce a resumption in operational training of Saudi military officers in the United States, suspended after a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three..
Reuters - Published

Florida agrees to buy swath of Everglades to protect it from oil drilling

The state of Florida has reached a deal with a private real estate firm to buy a large swath of environmentally sensitive wetlands in the heart of the Everglades to spare the tract from oil drilling,..
Reuters - Published

Trump says Apple refusing to unlock phones used by 'killers, drug dealers'

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Apple Inc has refused to unlock phones used by criminals, in a tweet a day after Trump's attorney general accused the company of not being helpful in an..
Reuters - Published

Apple rejects claims it did not provide assistance in Pensacola shooting probe

Apple Inc on Monday said it rejects "the characterization that Apple has not provided substantive assistance" in the investigation into a shooting in Pensacola, Florida, last month.
Reuters - Published

After Florida killings, Saudis withdraw 21 cadets from United States

Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States following a U.S. investigation into a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three Americans at a Florida naval base..
Reuters - Published

U.S. ousts 21 Saudi military personnel after Florida killings

Twenty-one Saudi military cadets undergoing U.S. training will be ousted following an investigation into the fatal shooting of three Americans by a Saudi officer at a Florida naval base that U.S...
Reuters - Published

U.S. calls shooting by Saudi officer in Florida 'act of terrorism'

The fatal shooting of three Americans by a Saudi Air Force officer at a Florida naval base last month was "an act of terrorism," U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Monday, adding that 21 Saudi..
Reuters - Published

U.S. to expel some Saudi trainees after naval base shooting

The United States is expected to expel some Saudi military students following a shooting attack by a Saudi trainee at a Florida naval base last month, a U.S. congressional source familiar with the..
Reuters - Published

U.S. to announce 'actions' after Saudi military trainees review: source

The U.S. government will announce "actions" on Monday along with results of a Justice Department criminal investigation into the December shootings at the Pensacola Naval Air Station in Florida that..
Reuters - Published

Saudi military trainees to be expelled from U.S. after Florida shooting: CNN

More than a dozen Saudi servicemen who are training at U.S. military bases will be expelled from the United States in the aftermath of a Pentagon review prompted by the deadly Dec. 6 shooting by a..
Reuters - Published

Rod Stewart, son face charges over New Year's Eve fracas in Florida

The British rock singer Rod Stewart and his eldest son, Sean, are facing battery charges for an altercation with a hotel security guard at a New Year's Eve party in Palm Beach, Florida, local media..
Reuters - Published

Sir Rod Stewart charged over Florida hotel 'punch'

A police report says the singer allegedly struck a security guard in a row at a Florida hotel.
BBC News - Published

Trump event in Miami church may violate IRS rules, non-profit says

El Rey Jesus, an evangelical Florida mega-church due to host a re-election event for President Donald Trump this week, may be violating tax rules barring religious groups from participating in..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he had a good meeting on Middle East, military and trade

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had a very good meeting on the Middle East, the military and trade on Tuesday, shortly after he returned to his Florida club from his golf course.
Reuters - Published

Florida businessman pays overdue power bills for 36 families

The military veteran asked the city if he could pay off all overdue bills in his community.
BBC News - Published

In wake of U.S. base shooting Pentagon finds no new threat from Saudi students

The Pentagon said on Thursday that it found no threat in its review of about 850 military students from Saudi Arabia studying in the United States, following a Dec. 6 shooting by a Saudi Air Force..
Reuters - Published

Pentagon review finds no threat from Saudi military students

The Pentagon said on Thursday that it found no threat in its review of the roughly 850 military students from Saudi Arabia currently studying in the United States, following a shooting attack by a..
Reuters - Published

Chinese national arrested for allegedly trespassing at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

A Chinese national trespassed at U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida on Wednesday and was arrested upon refusing to leave, police said.
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Ukrainian tycoon's lawyer says he lent money to Giuliani associate

A lawyer for a Ukrainian oligarch on Wednesday said he had lent $1 million to Lev Parnas, an associate of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and Parnas' wife in order for them..
Reuters - Published

Saudi envoy visits U.S. military base hit by shooting attack

The Saudi ambassador to the United States visited a U.S. naval air station in Florida on Thursday to extend her condolences for a shooting attack by a Saudi Air Force officer that killed three people..
Reuters - Published

Armed suspect arrested at Texas naval air base, no injuries reported

An armed person was arrested on Wednesday at the Naval Air Station in Corpus Christi, Texas, after causing the base to be put on lockdown just days after deadly shootings at U.S. Navy bases in Florida..
Reuters - Published

U.S. grounds Saudi pilots, halts military training after base shooting

The Pentagon announced on Tuesday it was halting operational training of all Saudi Arabian military personnel in the United States until further notice after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Over 300 Saudi military aviation students grounded in U.S. after base shooting

More than 300 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded as part of a "safety stand-down" after a Saudi Air Force lieutenant shot and killed three people last week at a U.S. Navy base..
Reuters - Published

Trump, Saudi crown prince vow to cooperate on Florida base shooting probe

U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday discussed last week's Florida naval base shooting and vowed to work together on the investigation of the attack, which..
Reuters - Published

Pressure mounts on FBI for answers on Florida naval base shooting

U.S. investigators face mounting pressure on Monday to deliver answers on the motive that led a Saudi Air Force lieutenant to shoot and kill three people and wounded eight others at a U.S. Navy base in..
Reuters - Published

Saudi crown prince called Trump, expressed condolences over Florida base shooting: state news

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday and expressed his condolences and support for the families of the victims of the Florida naval base shooting,..
Reuters - Published

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