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Facebook activates first Safety Check in U.S. after mass shooting at Orlando nightclub

The feature allows Facebook users to confirm they are safe if they are near the scene of a mass shooting or another deadly situation.” The social network mistakenly sent out a Safety Check alert to U.

Rare albino alligator looks like it's made of clay

Rare albino alligator looks like it's made of clay In news that may horrify or delight you, this alligator is not made of clay.She is real.

Trump loved to bully Obama about vacations, so of course he's off to Florida

Trump loved to bully Obama about vacations, so of course he's off to Florida Not that continuity or facts matter anymore, but in an alternative universe in which those things were relevant, you'd think President Donald Trump would have held off taking a vacation for a little while after he got into office.It's just that he spent so much time railing against his predecessor for getting out of town.

Looking for hope on climate change under Trump? Cities are where the action is.

Looking for hope on climate change under Trump? Cities are where the action is. In Salt Lake City, officials are working to get 100 percent of the city's electricity from renewable sources.Today, local leaders say they feel even more compelled to take climate action as Trump vows to cut funding and policies related to energy and environmental protection.

An insanely venomous snake is currently on the loose in Florida, so that's great

An insanely venomous snake is currently on the loose in Florida, so that's great Try to act surprised when we say this, but something has gone terribly wrong in the state of Florida.The Ocala Star Banner has reported that a very venomous tan and yellow monocled cobra has escaped from a Florida home.

Shooting a Man Attacking Florida Deputy Dean Bardes

Shooting a Man Attacking Florida Deputy Dean Bardes On November 14th, Deputy First Class Dean Bardes, a 12 year veteran of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, was working a wreck on I-75 when a vehicle drove past him at very high speeds, nearly striking him.As soon as Deputy Bardes exited his patrol car, 53-year-old Edward Strother rushed the deputy, jumping over the car’s driver’s door, and slamming him on the ground.

Surf’s Up: Kelly Slater to open a public artificial wave pool in Florida this year

Surf’s Up: Kelly Slater to open a public artificial wave pool in Florida this year Big-wave surfer Kelly Slater shocked the sports world a little more than a year ago with the creation of the largest man-made wave pool in history — and now he intends on opening the first public facility.The Kelly Slater Wave Company recently filed a zoning application with Palm Beach County in the surfer’s home state of Florida.

Watch this Florida hero pull a full-grown alligator out of a suburban sewer

Watch this Florida hero pull a full-grown alligator out of a suburban sewer It's always cool and super chill to find out there's a 9-foot alligator just living in the sewers of your suburb.It definitely doesn't sound like the first act of a Syfy movie or a shelved Stephen King novel.

'An alligator ate my golf ball' is an excuse that's only valid in Florida

'An alligator ate my golf ball' is an excuse that's only valid in Florida Florida: you can golf year round, but there's no guarantee your ball will ever get to the green.Golfer Dan McNamara was playing a round at Rotunda West when he encountered the gator and watched as it ate a player's ball, then receded into the lake according to WPTV5.

Nothing to see here, just an alligator in a furniture store

Nothing to see here, just an alligator in a furniture store This time, it was at a furniture store in the Tampa Bay area, where an alligator was spotted Wednesday in the parking lot.Now, shockingly, this gator didn't get inside on it's own.

This dead bat in a salad mix is your food safety nightmare come true

This dead bat in a salad mix is your food safety nightmare come true A dead bat was in their salad.The pair had already started eating some of the salad before they found the bat.

Florida man can't catch a break

Florida man can't catch a break Florida man denied00, 000 jackpotBY CNN RESSOURCE AND KRON 4 STAFFAPRIL 1 1, 201?FLORIDA (KRONE) - A Florida man asked afriend to push the button on a slotmachine for good luck, but little did heknow, it was a very unlucky move.

Sea level rise could send U.S. 'climate migrants' fleeing to these cities

Sea level rise could send U.S. 'climate migrants' fleeing to these cities shoreline uninhabitable by the end of this century, sea level rise could reverberate far inland, too.state will be affected by climate change-induced sea level rise, a new study found.

The force was strong with these 'Star Wars' Half Marathon runners

The force was strong with these 'Star Wars' Half Marathon runners " Those five words are sure to pump up any of the Star Wars-loving runners who participated in runDisney's Star Wars  Half Marathon - The Dark Side this weekend.The event-filled weekend ensured fun for the whole family, including another half marathon on Sunday, a Star Wars 10K, a Star Wars 5K, and runDisney kids races.

Florida man finds a new and dangerous way to tow a boat

Florida man finds a new and dangerous way to tow a boat Kenneth Keegan was driving with his two friends in Hudson, Florida, on Sunday when they stumbled upon a bit of a dangerous scene.Instead of towing a boat with a trailer, this motorist  plopped their boat onto an overloaded cargo trailer with only a few straps haphazardly holding the boat in place.