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Florida: U.S. state in the 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. Tallahassee is the state's capital.

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Florida banking group pushed for sanctions exemption for ordinary Venezuelans

An industry group representing Florida banks pushed for an exemption to U.S. sanctions on Venezuela that were issued last week, executives said on Tuesday, arguing the measures had affected customers..
Reuters - Published

Jeffrey Epstein accusers cannot recoup damages over lenient plea deal: U.S. judge

A group of women who said Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them are not entitled to money damages from the United States even though federal prosecutors kept them in the dark about the financier's..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Florida

Possible serial killer arrested in Florida [Video]Possible serial killer arrested in Florida

Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri confirms a man has been arrested after DNA evidence tied him to four south Florida murders. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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Lindsey Graham Defends Trump Over Hurricane Dorian Criticism [Video]Lindsey Graham Defends Trump Over Hurricane Dorian Criticism

Sen. Lindsey Graham said he doesn’t care about President Donald Trump’s comments on Hurricane Dorian. According to Business Insider, Graham refers to Trump saying the hurricane would hit Alabama...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

NOAA head defends agency after Trump Dorian tweet [Video]NOAA head defends agency after Trump Dorian tweet

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Tuesday defended a regional National Weather Service (NWS) office in Alabama that told residents the state was not at risk from..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Search for survivors continues in the Bahamas [Video]Search for survivors continues in the Bahamas

Officials in the Bahamas say they have not given up on looking for survivors of Hurricane Dorian. The National Emergency Management Agency says it will focus on search and recovery of bodies before..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

NC governor warns, 'Don't risk your life.' [Video]NC governor warns, 'Don't risk your life.'

North Carolina Governor Rory Cooper warns of the threats posed by Hurricane Dorian as it approaches his state's coast, telling residents, "Don't risk your life." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas [Video]Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas

Aerial footage over the Bahamas on Wednesday showed the full devastation left behind by Hurricane Dorian, a day after the most powerful hurricane on record ever to hit the country mauled the islands of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

Bahamas reels from Hurricane Dorian devastation [Video]Bahamas reels from Hurricane Dorian devastation

The most damaging storm to strike the island nation, Dorian killed 20 people when it hit as a highest-level Category 5 storm, Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said on Wednesday (September 4). Rough..

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Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast [Video]Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast

A man jumped into the churning Atlantic Ocean as the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian grazed Jacksonville on Wednesday and pushed north towards Georgia and the Carolinas. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night [Video]Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night

Hurricane Dorian's eye may not make landfall in the US, but "life-threatening" storm surges, rain, and winds are a risk. Dorian, a Category 2 storm, has moved past most of Florida and is expected to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Hurricane Dorian kills at least five in Bahamas [Video]Hurricane Dorian kills at least five in Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian pounded the Bahamas on Monday, killing at least five people and inundating homes with floodwater ahead of its expected advance on the U.S. coast, where more than a million people were..

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On Labor Day, Trump Lounges At His Golf Course As Dorian Threatens Millions [Video]On Labor Day, Trump Lounges At His Golf Course As Dorian Threatens Millions

President Donald Trump spent Monday visiting his Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, and tweeting political grievances. This, as a massive hurricane prepares to barrel up the East Coast of..

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Airports Shut, Flights Cancelled As Dorian Roars Towards East Coast [Video]Airports Shut, Flights Cancelled As Dorian Roars Towards East Coast

As Hurricane Dorian approaches the East Coast, more than 1,000 flights have been canceled in the U.S. At least three airports are closing in Florida, where hurricane conditions are expected as early as..

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Hurricane Dorian Pounds Bahamas, Menaces Florida Coast [Video]Hurricane Dorian Pounds Bahamas, Menaces Florida Coast

Reuters reports Hurricane Dorian is forecast to pound Grand Bahama Island Monday before veering northwest. Dorian battered the Bahamas on Monday, peeling off roofs and snapping power lines as rising..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Ordered evacuees should Ordered evacuees should "get out now" -Florida governor

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis urged residents ordered to evacuate to heed the warning and "get out now" as Hurricane Dorian slowly moves toward the state of Florida. Rough cut. (No reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida [Video]Follow live as 'monster' hurricane Dorian pounds on Bahamas, moves towards Florida

Hurricane Dorian hits Bahamas as second-strongest Atlantic storm on record.

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Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever [Video]Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the U.S. mainland, with parts of Florida..

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Bahamas braces for Hurricane Dorian [Video]Bahamas braces for Hurricane Dorian

An already dangerous Hurricane Dorian has intensified yet again as it closes in on the northern Bahamas, threatening to batter islands with Category 5-strength winds, pounding waves and torrential..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:50Published

Hurricane Doreian To Miss Florida [Video]Hurricane Doreian To Miss Florida

Florida residents frantically prepared for Hurricane Dorian to hit ground but can finally breathe a sigh of relief. According to Reuters, forecasters said the state’s central Atlantic Coast may dodge..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas [Video]Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian barreled northwest on Saturday threatening Georgia and the Carolinas. The Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the powerful category 4 storm. Forecasters say Florida may..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Hurricane Dorian Forecasts Georgia And Carolinas, Florida On Alert [Video]Hurricane Dorian Forecasts Georgia And Carolinas, Florida On Alert

JACKSONVILLE. FL. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian span northwest on Saturday, churning slowly across the Atlantic in the direction of Georgia and the Carolinas, with Florida also still in its sights...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Predicted path of Hurricane Dorian [Video]Predicted path of Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian has gained strength as an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 storm, bearing down on the north-western Bahamas en route to Florida's east coast. Take a look at its predicted path.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published

Dorian strengthens to Category 4 storm and shifts aim [Video]Dorian strengthens to Category 4 storm and shifts aim

Hurricane Dorian spun across the Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful Category 4 storm but the eye of the hurricane shifted northeast, which could mean less damage along the Florida coast. Conway G...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:20Published

"Remain vigilant, be prepared" - Florida Governor

Floridans were warned they were still in danger from Hurricane Dorian, a powerful Category 4 storm, even though its path shifted Saturday away from the coastal state. Rough cut. No reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published

Dorian Hurtles Toward Florida As Category 4 Storm [Video]Dorian Hurtles Toward Florida As Category 4 Storm

Hurricane Dorian spun west across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Saturday after growing into a dangerous Category 4 storm. According to Reuters, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said..

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Jeffrey Epstein accusers are denied damages in Florida case

A federal judge in Florida said on Monday that a group of women who claimed that Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused them are not entitled to money damages over a lenient 2008 plea agreement for the late..
Reuters - Published

Google Maps shows sunken car where missing man’s body was found

William Moldt went missing in mysterious circumstances 22 years ago after a night out in Florida.
BBC News - Published

U.S. House passes two bills to ban new offshore drilling

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed two bills banning new offshore oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and Florida and was set to vote on a third banning drilling..
Reuters - Published

Chinese national convicted for trespassing at Trump's Florida resort

A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Florida resort, sparking concerns she could pose an intelligence threat, was found guilty on Wednesday of..
Reuters - Published

Three bills in U.S. House would ban offshore, Arctic drilling

The U.S. House on Wednesday was slated to begin voting on three bills to block offshore oil and gas drilling off Florida and the Pacific coast and in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, but the..
Reuters - Published

NFL star Antonio Brown accused of rape in lawsuit by former trainer

Newly signed New England Patriots player Antonio Brown has been accused of rape and sexual assault by his former personal trainer in a federal lawsuit filed in Florida, a claim the athlete denied in a..
Reuters - Published

Jury to weigh trespassing case against Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago

A federal court jury was due to begin deliberations on Wednesday in the trespassing trial of a Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking her way past U.S. Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to..
Reuters - Published

Trespassing trial of Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago moves to jury

A Chinese woman accused of hoodwinking U.S. Secret Service agents to gain illegal entry to President Donald Trump's Florida resort repeated her assertion that she "did nothing wrong" as her federal..
Reuters - Published

Chinese trespasser at Mar-a-Lago worried staff by filming, Florida jury hears

A Chinese woman arrested by the Secret Service after she snuck into President Donald Trump's Florida resort aroused the suspicions of staff by filming and behaving oddly, witnesses at her trial said on..
Reuters - Published

US couple lose child custody over cancer refusal

The boy, 4, was taken from the Florida couple after they skipped his chemotherapy and fled the state.
BBC News - Published

Chinese woman in Mar-a-Lago trespassing case fights criminal charges

A Chinese national arrested for bluffing her way onto U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort carrying a variety of electronic gear, sparking questions about whether she was an intelligence..
Reuters - Published

Jury selection begins at Chinese woman's Mar-a-Lago trespassing trial

A judge urged potential jurors to ignore their feelings about President Donald Trump's Florida resort, even if they "think it should be blown up," in order to fairly decide the fate of a Chinese..
Reuters - Published

Hundreds of weary, hopeful Bahamas evacuees arrive in Florida by ship

Hundreds of weary Bahamians, some carrying small bags of belongings and children on their hips, disembarked a cruise ship in south Florida on Saturday after fleeing the catastrophic devastation left by..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian: US braced for 'life-threatening' storm surge

A deadly storm surge is feared from Florida to Virginia, as the Bahamas reels from the devastation.
BBC News - Published

Bahamas officials search for storm survivors as Dorian heads for Florida, Georgia

Rescuers searched for survivors in the Bahamas on Wednesday after Hurricane Dorian, the most damaging storm to strike the island nation, left in its wake a flooded landscape dotted with pulverized..
Reuters - Published

Recovery on Bahamas begins as Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, Carolinas

Debris extended for miles and floods covered much of the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, in what the archipelago's prime minister called one of the worst disasters to ever strike the island..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian heads for Florida, leaving ruins in parts of Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian smashed parts of the tourism-dependent Bahamas to ruins, leaving relief officials scrambling on Tuesday to battle an unfolding humanitarian crisis as the scale of the catastrophe..
Reuters - Published

After inflicting 'extreme damage' on Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian on path to Florida

Hurricane Dorian carved a path of destruction through the Bahamas and relief officials on Tuesday were preparing for a humanitarian crisis after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the islands..
Reuters - Published

Florida rides Dorian's 'emotional roller coaster' after a week of warnings and waiting

Scott Renfroe was smoking cigarettes with his wife at the end of a dock in Titusville, Florida, on Tuesday morning, where he had come to see if Hurricane Dorian had brought the powerful wind gusts and..
Reuters - Published

Sisyphus on the beach: Dorian underlines coastal cities' endless rebuilding task

Just months after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a $16 million project to restore sandy beaches in Jacksonville, Florida, Hurricane Dorian is about to pound them again, illustrating the..
Reuters - Published

Hurricane Dorian closes in on Florida coast after battering Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian grew and picked up speed, churning on a path that forecasters said would come "dangerously close" to Florida later on Tuesday after the storm battered the northern Bahamas, killing at..
Reuters - Published

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