Multiple fatalities in Florida workplace shooting
05 June 2017 | 2:37 pm
The Orange County Sheriff's Office says there have been multiple fatalities in a workplace shooting in Orlando, Florida.
15 Oct 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden encourages his supporters to vote during a drive-in rally in Miramar, Florida.
28 Oct 2020
"The presidency doesn't change who you are, it reveals who you are," former US President Barack Obama says as he praises Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden while slamming Trump's "reality show" presidency at a drive-in rally in Florida.
31 Oct 2020
On November 3, US citizens will elect their new president. The country is currently dealing with racial and social tensions, as well as environmental issues and the challenges brought forth by the coronavirus, which has already killed more than 220,000 Americans. With so much at stake, this election is set to be crucial in shaping the country’s future trajectory.
9 Nov 2020
Tropical Storm Eta has already left dozens dead and over 100 missing in Central America. It has now made landfall in Cuba, prompting the US to put parts of southern Florida and the Keys on hurricane watch.
10 Dec 2020
A Florida health worker who suffered severe coronavirus-related complications is released from the hospital for the first time in nine months. "The only thing that I can tell you is that this is real. Corona is real," Rosa Felipe tells reporters outside a Miami hospital.
6 Mar 2021
Fort Myers resident Torrie Heathcoat had to call 911 for help after a seven-foot-long alligator made its way inside her home, taking up residence in her garage. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission came to the rescue. The unit captured the reptile safely and transported it to an alligator farm in the Fort Myers area.
5 Apr 2021
Florida governor Ron DeSantis has vowed to prevent a "catastrophic flood" near the major city of Tampa. A leaking toxic wastewater reservoir has the potential to cause an environmental crisis in the region.
7 Apr 2021
Fears of catastrophic flooding continue after a drone discovered a possible breach of a wastewater reservoir at the site of an old phosphate plant.
19 Apr 2021
A home surveillance camera captures a fireball streaking across the sky over Florida on Monday night, before creating a bright flash as it burns up off the east coast of the Sunshine State.
19 Apr 2021
Artists including Nicky Jam, Anitta, Carlos Vives and many more are back on a white carpet for the Latin American Music Awards ceremony held near Miami, Florida.
28 May 2021
Social media companies would be slapped with large fines if they "de-platform" political candidates in the US state. Big tech firms and activists oppose the law.
25 Jun 2021
Video footage taken by a local resident shows a large portion of a 12-story building in the town of Surfside -- just north of Miami Beach -- reduced to rubble, with the apartments' interiors exposed, sparking a major emergency response. It was unclear how many people lived in the building or who had been inside at the time, but local news station NBC 6 South Florida reported that firefighters pulled one boy from the rubble alive.
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A fire in the neonatal department of a Senegalese hospital has killed eleven newborn babies, the country's president has said.
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A robotic “sixth finger”, that can be worn on the hand next to the pinky to move like a real finger, has been created by Japanese researchers studying how brains react to new and independent body parts.
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The local paper in Uvalde, Texas publishes its first issue since the shooting that killed 19 children and their teachers: an all-black front page with the date of the massacre. Despite the shooting, US gun lobby the NRA is going forward with its annual convention in Texas this weekend. We also look at reactions in the British papers to the long-awaited Sue Gray report on lockdown parties at Downing Street. Plus, we find out new information on how Covid-19 can change our sense of smell.
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From juggling multiple tasks at once, to working long hours and feeling guilty during their leisure time — excessive and "compulsive" work behavior is found throughout Germany's workforce, a new study has found.
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The Council of the Baltic Sea States, a regional grouping on Russia's doorstep, has come together to condemn the invasion of Ukraine — and present Germany with a new test of leadership.
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Victims groups are furious that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to step down despite a damning report on illegal Downing Street parties during the country's strict pandemic lockdowns.