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Ingrassia, Pulitzer winner and former Reuters managing editor, dies

Paul Ingrassia passed away at hospital near his home in Naples, Florida after battling pancreatic cancer.

Hurricane Dorian kills at least 5 in Bahamas

The US Coast Guard is on the ground in the Abaco Islands and have rescued a number of injured individuals.

Taufan Dorian: Trump batal lawatan ke Poland

Naib Presiden Mike Pence akan menghadiri Majlis Peringatan Perang Dunia ke-2 di Eropah tengah sebagai menggantikan Trump.

Trump cancels Poland visit as hurricane heads for Florida

Dorian, currently a Category 1 storm, could make landfall as a powerful Category 4 hurricane with the potential to cause life-threatening storm surges.

Parkland massacre survivors unveil sweeping US gun-control plan

The group's leaders addressed it to candidates seeking the 2020 US presidential nomination, urging them to make gun control a top priority.

Miami, the next big tech hub?

The city of 'Scarface' and 'Miami Vice' is vying to become a new powerhouse of tech startups that some in the business hope will spawn a novel phenomenon – the 'iguanacorn.'

Gas explosion at US mall injures 21

The explosion sent debris flying across the parking lot of the Fountain Plaza shopping centre.

Woman facing burglary charges for giving husband’s guns to police

A Florida state legislator says everyone should be outraged by Courtney Irby's arrest and her prosecution would set a scary precedent.

US proposes national memorial for gay nightclub victims

Giving the site of the shooting recognition as a national memorial will allow it to receive public and private grants and protection form deterioration and vandalism.

Florida executes serial killer, 35 years after crimes

Robert Long's execution is the eighth so far this year in the United States.

‘Thrust reverser’ broken on plane that slid into Florida river

The failure of the left-hand 'thrust reverser' on the Boeing 737-800 is one of the factors investigators are looking at.

Probe begins after Boeing 737 slides off runway into Florida river

Investigators will not be able to recover the cockpit voice recorder, which is located in the tail of the plane and under water, until the aircraft is lifted out of the river.

Pesawat bawa 130 penumpang terbabas ke dalam sungai di Florida

Pesawat Boeing 737 itu dipercayai terbabas ketika cuba mendarat sebelum dilihat meluncur ke dalam sungai St Johns

Team in Florida captures huge python using tracking devices

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has sponsored hunting programs to target the reptiles.

Florida bank shooter faces murder charges after 5 killed

No information has been released about the victims, who were the only people in the bank at the time of the shooting.

Florida bank shooting leaves 5 dead

SWAT team entered the bank after negotiators failed to convince the suspect to leave.

Police clear suspicious package found at Florida Airport

Authorities have deemed the package safe, and issued an all-clear.

Florida orders vote recount in Senate, governor races

Republican Governor Rick Scott urged every sheriff in the state to watch for any violations during the recount process as outlined in Florida law, and to take appropriate actions.

Florida deja vu as state election hit by chaos, fraud accusation

Florida's Governor Rick Scott, the Republican challenging incumbent Senate Democrat Bill Nelson, filed a lawsuit against two election officials alleging fraud after his lead narrowed.

Florida braces for recounts in governor, Senate races

The two southern states are in the spotlight after Tuesday's closely watched midterm elections, in which Democrats reclaimed the House of Representatives from President Donald Trump's Republicans and flipped a number of governorships.

Florida returns vote to 1.5 million ex-felons

Before the amendment passed, more than one in every five African Americans in Florida (21%) was unable to vote, according to the Sentencing Project.

Two dead, multiple wounded in US yoga studio shooting

The shooting appears to be the act of a single person.

Power, phone outages hamper hurricane recovery one week after storm

Nearly 155,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the US Southeast, with residents of battered coastal towns forced to cook on fires and barbecue grills.

Death toll from Michael seen rising as Florida towns remain cut...

As of early on Saturday, state officials were reporting that at least 18 have been killed in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.