Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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UPS tests launching drones from delivery trucks

Added: 22.02.2017 8:56 | 1 views | 0 comments

The package delivery company conducted the test in Florida.


Timothy Stanley: Why Trump's supporters still love him

Added: 22.02.2017 7:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

They still love him. On Saturday, Donald Trump addressed a rally in Florida that was as big and adulatory as any he'd seen during the campaign. He attacked the federal judges who challenged his travel ban order. He attacked the reporters who ask tough questions. "They have their own agenda and their agenda is not your agenda," he said. This crowd was "our people," he said.

Mizzou's best not enough to upset streaking Kentucky, which has Florida next

Added: 22.02.2017 4:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Wildcats extended their winning streak to 5 games with a win over Missouri


Florida easily beats South Carolina, sets up SEC game of the year vs. Kentucky

Added: 22.02.2017 3:50 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Gators look like the best team in the SEC, ahead of Kentucky


UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck

Added: 21.02.2017 23:30 | 1 views | 0 comments

On Monday, a UPS drone buzzed over fields in Lithia, Florida, to deliver a test package to a rural home.

It was launched from the roof of a modified UPS truck and automatically returned to the vehicle after making its drop-off. The idea is that the driver can continue along his or her route while the drone makes a delivery that would otherwise be out of the way. 

Great grandmother in Florida fights off would-be carjackers

Added: 21.02.2017 23:26 | 1 views | 0 comments

Police say a woman had just gotten into her car and was about to shut the door, when suddenly she realized carjackers were there. Instead of giving up, granny decided to fight.


What does Trump's claim about migrant crime tell us about Sweden?

Added: 21.02.2017 23:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

Swedish authorities probably don’t hold their breath for a mention from President Trump every time he approaches a platform. Last Saturday night, at a rally in Florida, they got an unpleasant surprise. Sweden’s refugee commitment, which saw the country take in about 160,000 foreigners in 2015, was causing “problems like they never thought possible,” claimed Mr. Trump.

Trump's weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago cost taxpayers millions

Added: 21.02.2017 22:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

Budget watchdogs are criticizing the cost of President Trump's visits to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. He has been there the past three weekends or 11 days of his 33 days in office. The travel has an estimated price tag of $10 million. Manuel Bojorquez reports.

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad in Florida

Added: 21.02.2017 18:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon, a step forward for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his company's goal of ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station. The 229-foot tall (70-meter) Falcon 9 soared off a seaside launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center at 9:39 a.m. EST (1439 GMT) carrying a Dragon cargo ship that holds supplies and science experiments for the station. Nine minutes after blastoff, the main section of the rocket flew back to a landing pad at nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, the eighth successful touchdown for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. "Baby came back," Musk wrote on Twitter, celebrating the landing.

Dramatic rescue from burning car captured on body-cam video

Added: 21.02.2017 17:48 | 1 views | 0 comments

Body-cam video captured a race against the clock as a Florida deputy and two Good Samaritans narrowly rescued a man from his burning car.


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