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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino among targets for ISIS supporter’s planned mass shooting: FBI

An American citizen who had boasted in front of an undercover FBI agent that he wanted to kill dozens of people and “infidels,” including his own father, allegedly planned to carry out a mass-casualty shooting at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (... read more

Debris of Doomed SpaceX Rocket Found Washed Up On Isles of Scilly

Debris of a SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket that exploded soon after its launch from Cape Canaveral in Florida have been found in on the quaint Isles of Scilly, just off the coast of Cornwall.

As per a report, the unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded in June soon after its launch. The debris of the... read more

Dermatology Drug Prices rose 1,698% in Past Six Years

A Florida study revealed that prices of many US dermatologist prescribed drugs have soared in last just six years. The new prices are so high that patients are forced to stretch their budgets in the time period of high insurance deductibles, as per the study.

Study researchers considered... read more

Significant improvement in safety grades for South Florida’s hospitals

The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit group which aims to strengthen health system safety, quality and value across the nation, has unveiled in its new report that a significant improvement has been seen in safety grades of South Florida’s hospitals.

In the latest report, the number of A grades... read more

Florida Ends Its Controversial Black Bear Hunt

Wildlife authorities in Florida said that they ended Florida ended its controversial black bear hunt after higher than expected bears were killed within a period of two days of the start of the hunt.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) released a statement saying... read more

Amid the Congress representatives coming down heavily on the utilization of funds by Planned Parenthood and advocating a halt in future funding of the agency, experts said that women’s are at the receiving end.

Laura Goodhue, executive director of the Florida Alliance of Planned... read more

Fingernail Glue Mistakenly Put Into Eye of Woman Left Her Eye Shut

A woman from Florida glued here eye shut after her friend mistook a small bottle of fingernail glue for eye drops. The woman is presently getting medical treatment, local news station WPBF reported Wednesday.

Katherine Gaydos of Lantana said that she got a piece of debris in her eye when... read more

In Florida, officials have quarantined 85 square miles of farmland to combat a destructive pest

Federal and state officials have quarantined 85 square miles of farmland in Florida to combat a destructive pest: The Oriental Fruit Fly. The fly has attacked on hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables.

The invasive insect was detected for the first time near Miami some weeks ago.... read more

First Florida Bear Hunt from October 24

In the last eight months, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) has euthanized more than 60 black bears. Last year, the number was 34. Authorities concerned have taken the action as the bears pose serious threat to people, as they appear in urban settlements and lookout for garbage bins... read more

Flesh-eating Virus kills Florida Man

A Florida man has become the fourth victim of a deadly bacterium from Gulf of Mexico salt waters, also called flesh-eating virus. The man succumbed to the illness on Thursday after he contracted it while swimming in Mississippi. The name and age of the latest victim of the virus has not been yet... read more

Social media use by IS ‘moron’ catches US intelligence officers’ attention

Islamic State militants may be experts in killing innocent people but are definitely not adept in making use of social media, a recent incident revealed.

An Islamic State "moron" was trying to propagate his group's capabilities through a social media site but he mistakenly caught the... read more

US Officials Impose Ban on trainers from performing with killer whale Lolita at Florida aquatic park

A Florida aquatic park has been asked to stop performances in which trainers swim with a killer whale. US health and safety officials have ordered the park to do so. According to the Miami Seaquarium, a citation has been issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The... read more

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