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Eight dead at sweltering Fla. nursing home after Hurricane Irma

Eight elderly residents died Wednesday after Hurricane Irma knocked out the air conditioning to a South Florida nursing home, leaving dozens helpless in the sweltering facility. The facility has a backup generator, but it doesn’t feed the air-conditioning system, officials ...

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Hand in Hand telethon raises $14M for Harvey, Irma victims

A star-studded fund-raiser Tuesday night raised more than $ 14 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Organized by Bun B and Scooter Braun, the Hand in Hand telethon brought together some of the country’s biggest celebrities to ...

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Irma leaves thousands without food, water, power in Caribbean

Chaos still reigned in much of the storm-tossed Caribbean on Monday, as food and water shortages, power outages and rampant looting across several islands sparked angry criticism from residents who demanded more government help. With a lack of basic services ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos claims Hurricane Irma destroyed his Miami home

Just days after mocking victims of Hurricane Irma, Milo Yiannopoulos claims his Miami home was destroyed in the storm. The former Breitbart editor and controversial alt-right leader wrote on Facebook that “my house is gone,” along with a photo of ...

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Cats living in Ernest Hemingway’s Florida home safe after Irma

The 54 feline residents of Ernest Hemingway’s Key West home have eight lives left. The six-toed cats beloved by tourists visiting the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum are safe and sound following Hurricane Irma, TMZ reported Monday. Less importantly — ...

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Kenny Chesney's home destroyed by Hurricane Irma

It’s a total loss. Kenny Chesney’s home in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been destroyed by Hurricane Irma. The country singer took to Twitter to share photos of the devastation, though he was not there when the storm hit. In ...

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Kristen Bell performs ‘Frozen’ in Florida shelter during Irma

Kristen Bell is making the most of Hurricane Irma. The “Good Place” star regaled Orlando residents hunkered down at Meadow Woods Middle School with the “Frozen” soundtrack as they waited out Hurricane Irma on Saturday. “I hope maybe some of ...

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Two Florida officers killed in car crash during Hurricane Irma

A Florida deputy returning home from helping at an evacuation shelter during Hurricane Irma and a corrections officer heading to his shift were killed in a car crash Sunday morning, authorities said. Deputy Julie Bridges, 43, a 13-year veteran with ...

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WH social media director tweets fake news about Hurricane Irma

The White House’s social media director tweeted fake news about Hurricane Irma Sunday. Dan Scavino shared a short video showing flooding at an airport he said was of Miami International Airport. “Sharing #HurricaneIrma on social media with President @realDonaldTrump & ...

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Irma unloads tornadoes on Florida as 170,000 buildings lose power

Hurricane Irma’s howling winds and drenching rains lashed south Florida late Saturday as the monster storm bore down on the Sunshine State’s west coast. The slow-moving weather system spawned tornadoes in Broward and Palm Beach Counties and threatened to unleash ...

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