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  1. FHP: Dade City three-car crash kills one, hospitalizes four


    DADE CITY — A 28-year-old man was killed and four people hospitalized in a three-car crash Saturday evening, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  2. Corruption protests sweep Russia; opposition leader arrested (w/video)


    MOSCOW — Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years.

  3. Sprint car driver Steele killed in crash at Bradenton speedway

    Auto racing

    DESOTO — Sprint car veteran David Steele has died during a race in Florida.

  4. Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill


    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is attacking conservative lawmakers after the failure of the Republican bill to replace Obamacare.

    President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday. [Associated Press]
  5. Rays report: Andriese vs. Yankees in Tampa, 1:05


    UPDATE, 9:48: Haven't seen Rays lineup but here is how Yankees look for today:
    Ellsbury cf
    Hicks lf
    Bird 1b
    Carter dh
    Judge rf
    Romine c
    Torreyes 3b
    Tejada 2b
    Kozma ss
    Mitchell p

  6. Photos: Maestro Anton Coppola celebrates 100th birthday with Opera Tampa and Coppola family


    Maestro Anton Coppola received a standing ovation Saturday during an Opera Tampa gala celebrating his 100th birthday at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa. Coppola conducted the world premiere of his revised duet and finale of Puccini's opera Turandot and also selections from …

  7. Aramis Ayala: the Florida state attorney who refuses to pursue the death penalty

    Public Safety

    ORLANDO — When Aramis Ayala began campaigning for state attorney in this Central Florida district last year, so few people knew her that she handed out cards informing voters how to pronounce her name.

    Orange/Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala chats with State Attorney Brad King, who represents a region that includes Hernando County. King was appointed to take over the Markeith Loyd case.
  8. SOCom seeking latest tech, even holograms, for Wargame Center


    TAMPA — Some at MacDill Air Force Base laughed when the man running the U.S. Special Operations Command asked to borrow an entire hangar for his "war games" because he needed somewhere to set up a raised map.

    With 3-D capabilities like a hologram, Wargame Center viewers could get a view of actual terrain.
  9. Pentagon: An al-Qaida leader killed in Afghanistan airstrike


    WASHINGTON — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.

    In this 2008 photo, a Pakistani army soldier stands guard by the devastated Marriott Hotel following a deadly suicide bombing in Islamabad.Officials say  Qari Yasin plotted the bombing that killed dozens. The victims included two American service members, U.S. officials said. [Getty Images]
  10. Elderly couple put on wrong Allegiant flight; end up in New York, not Michigan


    FORT LAUDERDALE — A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at Fort Lauderdale's airport and ended up on a Allegiant Air flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan.

    Helen Wheeker and her husband, George Nobel, ended up Ogdensburg, N.Y., instead of Grand Rapids, Mich., after being put on the wrong Allegiant flight on Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.  [WPLG-TV]
  11. Police: Trump supporters pepper-sprayed by counter-protesters at California march


    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday.

    Jennifer Sterling, one of the organizers of the pro-Trump rally, reacts after getting hit with pepper spray by a counter-protester during a march in support of President Donald Trump in Huntington Beach, Calif., on Saturday. [Orange County Register via AP]
  12. Las Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

    LAS VEGAS — A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered.

    Las Vegas SWAT officers surround a bus along Las Vegas Boulevard on Saturday. Las Vegas police said the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside the public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours. [Associated Press]
  13. NCAA Tournament: After Chiozza buzzer-beater, Gators prepare for South Carolina


    NEW YORK — The texts started coming almost as soon as Chris Chiozza's winning 3-pointer went through the net.

    Chris Chiozza drives the length of the floor and makes a running 3-pointer to beat the buzzer and send Florida past Wisconsin in overtime. The shot was tough, getting to sleep was even tougher.