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Florida yoga class 'fought back' as gunman killed two

A gunman opened fire in a Florida yoga studio Friday, shooting six people and killing two of them before class members fought back and the attacker killed himself.

Florida man charged in connection with 14 bombs sent to Trump critics

The man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of U.S. President Donald Trump's leading critics was arrested on Friday in Florida.

Hurricane Michael death toll hits 13

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to at least 13 on Friday. 
October 13, 2018 | 07:49 am GMT+7

Search teams comb debris for victims of deadly Hurricane Michael

Search and rescue teams combed through shattered U.S. communities on Thursday looking for victims of Hurricane Michael.
October 12, 2018 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Gunman kills two at video game tournament in Florida

A video gamer killed two people and wounded several others on Sunday with a handgun at a game tournament in Jacksonville, Florida.
August 27, 2018 | 07:57 am GMT+7

Florida foot bridge collapse leaves 4 people dead

Witnesses told local media the vehicles were stopped at a traffic light when the bridge collapsed on top of them.
March 16, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Florida governor signs gun-safety bill into law after school shooting

The bill include provisions allowing school staff to be specially trained and deputized to carry guns on the job as campus 'guardians.'
March 10, 2018 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill 3 weeks after massacre

The bill allows the arming of some public school employees and raises the legal age for buying rifles.
March 08, 2018 | 08:45 am GMT+7

Florida governor proposes new gun sale limits after school shooting

Rick Scott, an ally of the US gun lobby, said work will be done to raise the minimum legal age for buying any gun in Florida from 18 to 21.
February 24, 2018 | 01:28 pm GMT+7

Armed deputy at Florida high school resigns after failing to engage shooter

The shooting reportedly lasted six minutes, and he arrived at the freshman building about 90 seconds after the first shots.
February 23, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Trump suggests arming teachers as he meets school shooting survivors

'If you had a teacher who was adept at firearms, they could very well end the attack very quickly.'
February 22, 2018 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys

Trump is receptive to a proposal that would require more prompt reporting to a national database of offenses that would bar an individual from buying a firearm.
February 20, 2018 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting

“We’re the ones who are having shooters come into our classrooms and our spaces.”
February 19, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Firearms debate rages as Florida rally coincides with gun show

The shooter 'wouldn’t have harmed that many students with a knife!' says a student survivor.
February 18, 2018 | 06:11 pm GMT+7

Irma aims full fury at Florida's Gulf Coast, floods central Miami

The storm killed at least 28 people as it raged through the Caribbean en route to Florida.
September 11, 2017 | 06:56 am GMT+7
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