Trump says Florida recounts should end

Trump says Florida recounts should end

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ballots are being recounted across Florida with a deadline of Thursday Donald Trump has said Florida’s election recounts should be called in favour of Republicans as „an honest vote count is no longer possible”. A recount is under way for the governor and senate races as both have fallen…

Florida orders mid-term vote recounts

Florida orders mid-term vote recounts

Image copyright EPA Image caption Demonstrators had earlier gathered outside Florida’s elections office to demand a recount Florida has ordered a machine recount of votes for state governor and senator following Tuesday’s closely fought mid-term elections, officials say. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said that as unofficial results in both races had fallen within…

Florida senate race recount triggered

Florida senate race recount triggered

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Democrat Bill Nelson (left) and Republican Rick Scott (right) are locked in a tight race for Florida senate Two days after the US mid-term elections, Florida’s senate race remains unresolved, along with several others across the country. Though outgoing Governor Rick Scott claimed victory over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson on…

Mail bombs ‚may have come from Florida’

Mail bombs ‚may have come from Florida’

Image copyright EPA Image caption New York Police Commissioner James O’Neill (centre), New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) and FBI Assistant Director William Sweeney (right) brief reporters The FBI has searched a mail facility in Florida, as investigators try to find out who is behind a series of crude explosive packages targeting several prominent…

Florida survivor rejects Fox host apology

Florida survivor rejects Fox host apology

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Laura Ingraham said David Hogg (right) was „whining” about his college admission A student survivor of a Florida high school shooting has brushed aside a Fox News host’s apology after she mocked his university rejections. Twelve companies have said they are pulling ads from Laura Ingraham’s programme after 17-year-old…

Florida gun law moves step closer

Florida gun law moves step closer

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Protesters have lobbied Florida’s politicians over gun control since the shooting New gun control measures for Florida have passed another legal hurdle, weeks after one of the worst school shootings in US history. The state’s House of Representatives passed a bill raising the age to buy a gun from 18…

Why would Putin want to nuke Florida?

Why would Putin want to nuke Florida?

Image copyright Russian Government Image caption An animated video was shown at President Putin’s annual address President Putin has unveiled Russia’s new stockpile of „invincible” nuclear weapons, with a video graphic appearing to show missiles raining on Florida. But why would the Kremlin want to target the Sunshine State in the event of an atomic…