Rescuers and firefighters inspect the balconies of the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condominium building on July 4, 2021 in Surfside, Florida. – Searchers recovered two more bodies to bring the death toll in the Florida apartment block collapse to 24, authorities said July 3, 2021, as the search for victims paused in the afternoon so demolition crews could prepare to bring down the part of the building still standing.The razing took on special urgency as Tropical Storm Elsa churned in the Caribbean, following a path expected to bring it to Florida early next week. (Photo by Giorgio VIERA / AFP)

Rest of collapsed Florida apartment block to be demolished overnight: mayor

Surfside, United States (AFP) – The remaining section of the collapsed apartment block in Surfside, Florida will be demolished overnight between 10:00pm (0200 GMT) and 3:00 am, the county mayor said Sunday,…

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Workers search the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo, Monday, June 28, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. Many people were still unaccounted for after Thursday’s fatal collapse. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Crews spend 5th day atop shaky pile of collapsed concrete

SURFSIDE, Florida (AP) — Rescuers searching for a fifth day for survivors of a Florida condo building collapse used bucket brigades and heavy machinery Monday as they worked atop a…

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An aerial view showing a partially collapsed building in Surfside near Miami Beach, Florida, U.S., June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello

Nearly 100 people missing as beachfront Florida building collapses

SURFSIDE, Florida (Reuters) – Rescue crews picked through tons of rubble on Thursday looking for survivors after the collapse of part of an oceanfront apartment tower overnight near Miami, where officials reported at…

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Samantha Amke traveled to Miami Beach from Mexico City hoping to find the Covid-19 vaccine. (Photo credit: AFP)

‘Vaccine tourists’ fly from abroad for injections on US beach

A long line of people snaked across the sand of Miami Beach, Florida, as dozens of travelers from Latin America waited their turn at a pop-up coronavirus vaccination booth. Sweating under the…

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People without face masks attend a protest against government restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, in London, Saturday, March 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

Thousands protest Europe virus curbs as surges prompt fresh restrictions

Thousands of protesters angry at Covid-19 restrictions rallied in cities across Europe on Saturday as several nations reimposed partial lockdowns to fight new surges in infections. The coronavirus, which has…

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Trump and Biden running neck-and-neck in vital battleground of Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was narrowly leading Democratic rival Joe Biden in the vital battleground state of Florida on Tuesday, while other competitive swing states that will help…

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