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Arrest of Floridian Christian Emmanuel Sanon in Haiti president's killing deepens mystery over assassination
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Arrest of Floridian Christian Emmanuel Sanon in Haiti president's killing deepens mystery over assassination

The 62-year-old pastor, unknown in Haitian political circles, suggest he was duped by those responsible for the death of Jovenel Moïse

First cruise ship ready to set sail in US, 15 months after standstill imposed by COVID-19
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First cruise ship ready to set sail in US, 15 months after standstill imposed by COVID-19

Industry officials are hoping all goes smooth to move past a chapter last year of deadly outbreaks on cruise ships that prompted ships to be rejected at ports and passengers to be forced into quarantine.

One killed, another injured as truck driver unintentionally hits Florida Pride parade
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One killed, another injured as truck driver unintentionally hits Florida Pride parade

The 77-year-old driver was a participant in the festivities who had been selected to drive the lead vehicle due to ‘ailments preventing him from walking’

Florida: Two dead, over 20 injured in shooting outside banquet hall in Miami county
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Florida: Two dead, over 20 injured in shooting outside banquet hall in Miami county

Three people got out of an SUV and opened fire into a crowd outside the El Mula banquet hall with assault rifles and handguns, Miami-Dade police director said

Vaccine tourism: Is it legal and ethical to fly out for COVID-19 shots? All you need to know
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Vaccine tourism: Is it legal and ethical to fly out for COVID-19 shots? All you need to know

Ever since vaccines became available, rich Indians with Dubai residences have been flying to the country to get Pfizer shots, South Africans have been flying to Zimbabwe, Canadians and Latin Americans to the US and Europeans to Russia for COVID-19 shots

Hacker tries to poison Florida city by tampering with chemicals in water supply; no harm done, say officials
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Hacker tries to poison Florida city by tampering with chemicals in water supply; no harm done, say officials

A supervisor saw the chemical being tampered with — as a mouse controlled by the intruder moved across the screen changing settings — and was able to intervene and reverse it

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Florida offers to host Games if Japan backs out, says state official
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Florida offers to host Games if Japan backs out, says state official

Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to Thomas Bach, the head of the IOC, "to encourage you to consider relocating the 2021 Olympics from Tokyo, Japan to the United States of America, and more specifically to Florida."

Florida manatee found with 'Trump' carved into its back days after Capitol riots spurs outrage and investigation
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Florida manatee found with 'Trump' carved into its back days after Capitol riots spurs outrage and investigation

Craig Cavanna, an investigating officer for the federal service, said whoever was responsible faced a fine of up to $50,000 and a year in federal prison for harming a protected species

Donald Trump has less than two weeks left in White House; here's what could happen with him
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Donald Trump has less than two weeks left in White House; here's what could happen with him

Unless, for some reason, he departs earlier amid the outrage over the storming of the US Capitol by his supporters. Here are some of the possible scenarios for the coming days

Massive alligator found 'strolling' on golf course in Florida's Storm Eta, caught on camera
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Massive alligator found 'strolling' on golf course in Florida's Storm Eta, caught on camera

The alligator was recorded strolling through the Valencia Golf and Country Club in Naples as a tropical storm battered Florida's Gulf coast

Disney World may lay off more than 11,000 employees in Florida due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Disney World may lay off more than 11,000 employees in Florida due to COVID-19 pandemic

The layoffs are part of a decision by The Walt Disney Co. last month to eliminate 28,000 positions in its parks division in California and Florida because of the pandemic

US Election 2020 Florida profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Florida profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Florida is the southeasternmost US state, with the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other.

'I voted for a guy named Trump': US president casts an early vote in Florida's West Palm Beach
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'I voted for a guy named Trump': US president casts an early vote in Florida's West Palm Beach

Democrat Joe Biden hasn't voted yet and it likely to do so in person in Delaware on Election Day, 3 Nov. Delaware doesn't offer early, in-person voting like Florida

Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000
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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000

The US surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris, and other major cities are reining in nightlife as part of the increasingly drastic measures undertaken to slow the spread of the pandemic

Hurricane Epsilon expected to make closest approach to land today; tropical storm warning issued in Bermuda
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Hurricane Epsilon expected to make closest approach to land today; tropical storm warning issued in Bermuda

The Category 3 storm is packing top sustained winds of 115 mph and is the seventh storm this season to power up this quickly

Donald Trump canvasses in must-win states of Florida and Georgia amid voter disenchantment over COVID-19 response
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Donald Trump canvasses in must-win states of Florida and Georgia amid voter disenchantment over COVID-19 response

Earlier this week, Trump also had to court voters in Iowa, a state where he is neck and neck with Joe Biden, though he won the state by 9 points in 2016

Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next
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Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next

Biden's itinerary reflects his efforts to keep the election spotlight on the president’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the nation’s overall security, while Trump emphasises civil unrest in Wisconsin and elsewhere

Authorities approve release of 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes despite opposition
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Authorities approve release of 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes despite opposition

If proven useful, these mosquitoes called OX5034 could be used as an alternative to the act of spraying insecticides.

SpaceX sets record with sixth reuse of Falcon 9 first-stage on a Starlink satellite launch
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SpaceX sets record with sixth reuse of Falcon 9 first-stage on a Starlink satellite launch

The launch also made use of a re-flown payload fairing, recovered from SpaceX's fourth Starlink satellite launch.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult
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Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult

Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was identified as the mastermind of a scheme that commandeered prominent Twitter accounts and scammed people