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Politics Rick Scott

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. REMEDIOS, Cuba, Sept 9- Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida's Gulf Coast as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm lashes the state. It will make landfall on the Florida peninsula somewhere west of...

  • People enjoy the beaches and fishing pier in Naples before the arrival of Hurricane Irma into Southwest Florida on September 8, 2017 in Bonita Springs, Florida.

    Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, has already lashed the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain.

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. REMEDIOS, Cuba, Sept 9- Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday and barreled toward Florida as authorities scrambled to complete an unprecedented evacuation of millions of residents hours before the storm would engulf the state. The outer band of Irma, which has killed at least 22 people in the Caribbean,...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. REMEDIOS, Cuba, Sept 9- Hurricane Irma pounded Cuba's northern coast on Saturday as it headed for Florida, where millions of residents were told to evacuate after the storm killed 22 people in the Caribbean and left devastation in its wake. The destruction along Cuba's north central coast was similar to that seen on other...

  • Storm damage in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Irma scraped Cuba's northern coast Friday on a course toward Florida.

    Hurricane Irma weakened slightly on Saturday as it battered Cuba's northern coast.

  • HAVANA, Sept 9- Hurricane Irma weakened slightly on Saturday as it battered Cuba's northern coast while millions of Florida residents were told to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left devastation in its wake. Downgraded as a Category 4 storm, Irma moved along the Camaguey Archipelago with 155 mph winds early on Saturday,...

  • Sept 9- Hurricane Irma walloped Cuba's northern coast on Saturday as a Category 5 storm, as millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left catastrophic destruction in its wake. The scenes along Cubas north central coast were gradually coming to resemble the horrors of those of other...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma strengthened and made landfall in Cuba on Friday as a Category 5 storm, as millions of Florida residents were ordered to evacuate after the storm killed 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and left catastrophic destruction in its wake. The scenes along Cubas north central coast were gradually...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Millions of residents in Florida were ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Irma roared toward the state on Friday after lashing Cuba, killing 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The storm could regain strength and hit the Florida Keys as a Category 5 hurricane, the...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Millions in Florida were ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Irma roared toward the state after lashing Cuba, killing 21 people in the eastern Caribbean and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far larger than the...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba as it roared toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far larger than...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far...

  • *Coastal flooding hits northern Cuba. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. The United States has experienced only three Category 5 storms since 1851, and Irma is far...

  • *'Go now,' Florida governor tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, was...

  • *'Go now,' Florida governor tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma lashed Cuba and the Bahamas as it drove toward Florida on Friday after hitting the eastern Caribbean with its devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down...

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down on Florida,...

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. *Gas hard to find in parts of Florida. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 19 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. *Gas hard to find in parts of Florida. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, killing 19 people and leaving a swathe of catastrophic destruction.

  • Police escort a convoy of buses carrying tourists evacuated from Caibarien, Villa Clara province in central Cuba, 330 km east of Havana, where the hurricane is expected to hit.

    Hurricane Irma is among the most powerful Atlantic storms in half a century.

  • SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, Sept 7- H urricane Irma plowed past the Dominican Republic toward Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida. With winds of around 175 mph, the storm lashed several small islands in the northeast...