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One woman dead after casino boat catches fire off Florida coast

At least one person has died from the fast-moving fire that tore through a casino boat off of Florida’s Gulf Coast, forcing dozens to flee into the chilly waters, an official said Monday. The female passenger died late Sunday, having ...

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Casino ship catches fire with 50 passengers onboard in Florida

A casino ship went up in flames Sunday, forcing dozens of passengers to jump overboard off the coast of Florida, authorities said. About 50 passengers were on board the Sun Cruz casino boat when a fire broke out at around ...

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Florida monkeys could pass killer herpes to people

Monkey see, monkey don’t. Feral rhesus macaque monkeys at a Florida state park carry a herpes virus that could be dangerous, possibly deadly, to humans, according to a new study. As a consequence, the state’s Fish and Wildlife Commission plans ...

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Luann de Lesseps pleads not guilty after Florida arrest

Luann de Lesseps pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a drunken arrest in Florida. The “Real Housewives of New York City” star was arrested in late December after being found in a Palm Beach hotel room that wasn’t hers, ...

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Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard welcomes daughter Olivia

Tyler Hubbard got an early Christmas present. The Florida Georgia Line singer and wife Hayley welcomed daughter Olivia Rose on Saturday, the couple announced. “I had no idea I could love somebody as much as I love @hayley_hubbard but last ...

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Plane crash at small central Florida airport kills four

BARTOW, Fla. — Four people died Sunday after their twin-engine plane crashed at the end of a runway at a small airport in Florida, authorities said. The plane already was engulfed in flames by the time fire rescue crews arrived ...

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Florida man fatally shot girlfriend before killing himself

A Florida man believed to have fatally shot his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself was “happy” and smiling just 30 minutes before the apparent murder suicide, his parents said. Richard Travis Timilty, 27, and his girlfriend Holly Given, ...

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Florida grandmother identified as victim in Mexico tour bus crash

A grandmother from South Florida is among the dozen people killed when a tour bus flipped over in eastern Mexico — and the vehicle was also carrying her 11-year-old grandson. Fanya Shamis, 78, was on the ill-fated bus when it ...

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‘Florida Project’ producer leaves studio amid misconduct claims

A producer for the buzzy comedy-drama film “The Florida Project” reportedly faces allegations of sexual misconduct and is leaving his company amid the scandal. Andrew Duncan — who co-founded the studio June Pictures in 2016 and quickly found success — ...

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Man accused of planning to shoot up Florida Islamic center

A man with anti-Islamic sentiments was arrested after he planned to conduct a mass shooting at an Islamic center in Florida, authorities said Monday. Bernandino Bolatete, a 69-year-old green card holder from the Philippines, is charged with knowingly possessing a ...

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