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Aftershocks terrify survivors of quake that killed 2,500

Aftershocks terrify survivors of quake that killed 2,500

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped a...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Florida explores idea of cattle grazing in state park

SARASOTA – State officials have quietly been exploring the idea of leasing 6,630 acres of the Myakka River State Park for cattle grazing, but some residents and environmentalists are questioning the idea.
Updated: 4 hours ago

New video raises questions in 2013 Florida police shooting

Associated Press
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Tallest roller coaster in Orlando coming to SeaWorld

Officials said Friday the roller coaster will be 200 feet tall when it is completed next year.
Updated: 5 hours ago

27 charged in Florida marriage fraud for immigrants

MIAMI – Federal prosecutors have charged 27 people in South Florida with taking part in a marriage fraud ring aimed at bringing immigrants into the U.S. illegally.
Updated: 7 hours ago

Report: Man-made earthquakes shake over a dozen areas in U.S.

LOS ANGELES – More than a dozen areas in the United States have been shaken in recent years by small earthquakes triggered by oil and gas drilling, a government report released Thursday found.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Florida man jailed on IRS bomb threat charge

MIAMI – A South Florida man who told the FBI his name is “Squirrel” is charged with threatening to blow up the Internal Revenue Service building in Miami.
Updated: 9 hours ago
A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

BALTIMORE — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and storefronts.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

SEATTLE — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Nepal earthquake: More than 1,800 dead, Everest shaken

Nepal earthquake: More than 1,800 dead, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s Home Ministry says the death toll from Saturday’s devastating earthquake has reached 1,805.
Updated: 20 hours ago