Thursday, September 21, 2017

News

Governor Rick Scott held a roundtable briefing with local officials at Lee County’s Emergency Operations Center to discuss ongoing recovery efforts and FEMA relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. ...

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… A long wait may be ahead for broad federal relief for Florida’s beleaguered citrus industry, “decimated” last week ...

Words continue to fly over the deaths of several senior citizens at a nursing home in Broward County. Wednesday evening, the Agency for Health Care Administration suspended the Rehabilitation Center ...
Residents salvage personal items from a home damaged in a 7.1 earthquake, in Jojutla, Morelos state, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

BY CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN,PETER ORSI and MARK STEVENSON MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rescuers found a surviving child on Wednesday in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico’s magnitude 7.1 ...

A boil water notice for Collier County has been lifted on Wednesday. Boil water notices had been in place for most of the county since Hurricane Irma made landfall on ...
This 2017 file photo provided by the Tooele County Sheriff's Office shows Lyle Jeffs. Jeffs, a polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run in a fraud case, pleaded guilty Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in an escape and food-stamp fraud cases, in federal court in Salt Lake City.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A polygamous sect leader recaptured after a year on the run has pleaded guilty in an escape and food-stamp fraud case. Lyle Jeffs pleaded guilty ...
In this July 14, 2016 file photo a loggerhead sea turtle, is released back into the gulf after being treated for pneumonia at Gulf World Marine Institute, in Inlet Beach, Fla.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sea turtles are lumbering back from the brink of extinction, a new study says. Scientists found more populations of the large turtles improving than declining when they ...
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., center, speaks to the media, accompanied by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Washington.

BY ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bill Cassidy defended his health care bill Wednesday after late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel accused the Louisiana Republican of lying to him about ...
In this March 16, 2017 photo, air traffic controllers work in the tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

BY JOAN LOWY WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has made airlines’ longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America’s infrastructure. But ...
In this July 27, 2017 file photo, a U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighter, runs as he fires mortars at Islamic State group militant, in Raqqa, northeast Syria.

BY SARAH EL DEEB BEIRUT (AP) — The battle for the Islamic State group’s de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its “final stages,” the Syrian Democratic Forces said Wednesday, almost ...
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