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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

US appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence; 'just don't understand', says victim's mother
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US appeals court overturns Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence; 'just don't understand', says victim's mother

The attacker will spend his remaining days in prison, with the only matter remaining being whether he will die by execution, a judge wrote in the ruling

Coronavirus Outbreak: Walt Disney World in Florida reopens to limited guests despite surge in state’s COVID-19 cases
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Walt Disney World in Florida reopens to limited guests despite surge in state’s COVID-19 cases

Walt Disney World implemented a host of safety measures designed to reassure visitors and reduce the chances of catching the coronavirus

Actors' union files grievance against Florida Disney World, alleging 'retaliation' over coronavirus testing demand
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Actors' union files grievance against Florida Disney World, alleging 'retaliation' over coronavirus testing demand

The union, comprising 750 Walt Disney World performers, said Florida's Walt Disney World revoked its earlier decision to recall the actors after the union demanded they be tested for coronavirus.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney Florida theme parks to reopen to limited guests on 11 July despite spike in cases
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney Florida theme parks to reopen to limited guests on 11 July despite spike in cases

Florida’s coronavirus cases have soared in the last month, with the state’s daily count topping 10,000 three times in the last week

Latino, Black neighborhoods in US states struggle with disparity in COVID-19 testing facilities
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Latino, Black neighborhoods in US states struggle with disparity in COVID-19 testing facilities

As the pandemic explodes in diverse states like Arizona and Florida, people in communities of color who have been exposed to the virus are struggling to get tested.

Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic
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Donald Trump delivers divisive culture war message at Mount Rushmore in bid to win second term, barely mentions pandemic

The scene at Mount Rushmore was the latest sign of how Trump appears, by design or default, increasingly disconnected from the intense concern among Americans about the COVID-19 crisis gripping the country

Donald Trump retweets racist video of Florida supporter yelling 'white power', deletes it after widespread outrage
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Donald Trump retweets racist video of Florida supporter yelling 'white power', deletes it after widespread outrage

The edited racist video shows a white man riding in a golf cart bearing “Trump 2020” and “America First” signs during what appears to be an angry clash over the president and race between elderly white residents of a Florida retirement community. Trump deleted the tweet more than three hours after posting it.

NBA sets 16 October as date for this year's draft; 18 October for free-agent talks
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NBA sets 16 October as date for this year's draft; 18 October for free-agent talks

The NBA has firmed up the schedule for what will be a hectic time for teams this fall, deciding on 16 October as the date for this year's draft and saying clubs can begin talking to free agents two days later.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MLB, NHL teams close Florida training facilities after players test positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MLB, NHL teams close Florida training facilities after players test positive for COVID-19

The hope for a return of professional sports in North America took a hit on Friday as two teams from MLB and one from the NHL closed their Florida facilities after players tested positive for the new coronavirus.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 pre-dawn launch leaves behind rainbow coloured sky, images go viral on social media
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 pre-dawn launch leaves behind rainbow coloured sky, images go viral on social media

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday 13 June, 2.46 pm IST (5.21 am EDT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Donald Trump postpones G7 meeting amid coronavirus pandemic; plans to invite India, Russia, Australia, South Korea with aim of expanding group
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Donald Trump postpones G7 meeting amid coronavirus pandemic; plans to invite India, Russia, Australia, South Korea with aim of expanding group

Donald Trump that he will postpone until the fall a meeting of Group of 7 nations he had planned to hold next month at the White House despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney plans to reopen Florida theme parks in July with limited attendance
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney plans to reopen Florida theme parks in July with limited attendance

Disney plans to restrict the number of guests, who will be required to reserve their park passes ahead of time.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney to submit phased reopening plans of Florida theme parks on 27 May
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Disney to submit phased reopening plans of Florida theme parks on 27 May

Walt Disney Co will present its proposal for a phased reopening of its Orlando, Florida, theme parks to a local task force, the company said in a statement.

UFC 249: Justin Gaethje scripts stunning victory over Tony Ferguson to clinch interim lightweight title
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UFC 249: Justin Gaethje scripts stunning victory over Tony Ferguson to clinch interim lightweight title

Justin Gaethje put on a striking masterclass to score a surprise knockout victory over Tony Ferguson and win the interim lightweight title at UFC 249, which took place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Fighters see upcoming UFC 249 as chance to spread hope, inspiration
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Fighters see upcoming UFC 249 as chance to spread hope, inspiration

When the UFC leads North America's major sports back into action Saturday night with a pay-per-view show in Florida, Tony Ferguson and Justin Gaethje know they can't do anything tentatively.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Florida to allow limited economic reopening from next week, but restraints to remain in place in Miami
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Florida to allow limited economic reopening from next week, but restraints to remain in place in Miami

The governor of Florida, among the last to lock down his state against the US coronavirus outbreak, announced he would permit a limited economic reopening next week while leaving restraints intact for the dense greater-Miami area

Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA players can resume training from Friday provided restrictions are eased by local governments
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Coronavirus Outbreak: NBA players can resume training from Friday provided restrictions are eased by local governments

NBA players will be allowed to return to team training facilities starting on Friday, provided that their local governments do not have a stay-at-home order prohibiting such movement still in place as part of the response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Florida deems World Wrestling Entertainment 'essential business'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Florida deems World Wrestling Entertainment 'essential business'

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has been deemed an essential business in Florida, the mayor of Orange County said on Monday, allowing the company to resume live tapings of its shows in the state during the coronavirus outbreak.

Tiger Woods and caddie sued by spectator who claimed he was shoved at 2018 Valspar Championship
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Tiger Woods and caddie sued by spectator who claimed he was shoved at 2018 Valspar Championship

A Florida man has filed a lawsuit against Tiger Woods and his caddie Joe LaCava alleging he sustained injuries after LaCava shoved him when he tried to take a selfie with the golfer in the background at a tournament in 2018.