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Republican Scott secures Florida U.S. Senate seat after recount

Rick Scott, Florida's outgoing governor, was declared the winner on Sunday of his hard-fought U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson following a hand recount of ballots, giving Republicans control of both of the state's Senate seats for the first time since the 19th century.

FILE PHOTO: A worker holds ballots before a ballot recount in Lauderhill

Hand recount ordered in Florida's divisive U.S. Senate race

Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed them divided by a razor-thin margin.

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Prince Philip, 97, recovers after car crash

Queen Elizabeth's 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was recovering at the couple's home in eastern England on Friday after escaping without injury when his car flipped over following a crash with another vehicle.