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  • Pro-Israel rally to include air raid sirens, police warn

    Pro-Israel rally to include air raid sirens, police warn

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:29:00 GMT
    If you hear air raid sirens in downtown Tampa today, police say there's no need to panic.The sirens are expected to be set off by demonstrators showing their support for Israel at a rally in Lykes Gaslight Square Park.
    If you hear air raid sirens in downtown Tampa today, police say there's no need to panic.The sirens are expected to be set off by demonstrators showing their support for Israel at a rally in Lykes Gaslight Square Park.
  • Tropical Storm Bertha approaches Caribbean

    Tropical Storm Bertha approaches Caribbean

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:26:43 GMT
    Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds. The storm's maximum sustained winds increased slightly late Friday morning to 50 mph.
    Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds. The storm's maximum sustained winds increased slightly late Friday morning to 50 mph.

  • Study says existing Pier is structurally sound

    Study says existing Pier is structurally sound

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:38:33 GMT
    A draft of the first-ever study of the structural integrity of St. Petersburg's "Municipal Pier Building Structure and Substructure" gives the inverted pyramid better known as the St. Pete Pier a shot at survival.
    A draft of the first-ever study of the structural integrity of St. Petersburg's "Municipal Pier Building Structure and Substructure" gives the inverted pyramid better known as the St. Pete Pier a shot at survival.
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  • Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings

    Doctors: Stabbing suspect sees fictional beings

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:34:11 GMT
    One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial.
    One of two preteens accused of stabbing a classmate 19 times to please a fictional horror character was ordered Friday to receive treatment rather than stand trial, based on doctors' testimony that she claims to see...
  • 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:23:47 GMT
    Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long...
    Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison...
  • Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Ebola moving faster than control efforts

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-08-01 22:50:46 GMT
    Presidents from the West African countries hit by the Ebola outbreak are meeting with world health leaders to come up with ways to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
    An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met...
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  • Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

    Berkshire Hathaway 2Q profit jumps 41 percent

    Friday, August 1 2014 8:01 PM EDT2014-08-02 00:01:24 GMT
    Warren Buffett's company says its second-quarter profit soared 41 percent on a significant investment gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.
    Warren Buffett's company on Friday reported a 41 percent jump in its second-quarter profit that was boosted by a paper gain from a stock-swap deal completed earlier this year.
  • Twitter: Govt. requests for user data increased

    Twitter: Govt. requests for user data increased

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:45:13 GMT
    Twitter says government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.
    Twitter said government requests for user data grew sharply in the past six months as more countries asked for a greater amount of information about users.
  • Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

    Nevada no lock for Tesla plant despite groundwork

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-01 23:39:58 GMT
    A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of Tesla's unusually secretive site selection process for its $5 billion battery factory, but the...
    A sprawling industrial park near Reno where wild mustangs roam among the sagebrush has become the focus of the secretive site selection process for Tesla's $5 billion battery factory, but the groundwork taking place is...
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  • Your guide to Florida's back-to-school tax-free weekend

    Your guide to Florida's back-to-school tax-free weekend

    Friday, August 1 2014 5:44 AM EDT2014-08-01 09:44:18 GMT
    Florida's sales tax holiday has officially begun. Here's what savvy back-to-school shoppers need to know about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent on clothes, school supplies, and computers.
    Florida's sales tax holiday has officially begun. Here's what savvy back-to-school shoppers need to know about their 72-hour window to save about seven percent on clothes, school supplies, and computers.
  • Airfare advertising to change?

    Airfare advertising to change?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:54:38 GMT
    Airlines want to advertise their fares without including government taxes. And the U.S. House has agreed with them. But is that good news for consumers? Maybe not.
    Airlines want to advertise their fares without including government taxes. And the U.S. House has agreed with them. But is that good news for consumers? Maybe not.
  • Police: 'Advanced' skimmers found on Tampa gas pumps

    Police: 'Advanced' skimmers found on Tampa gas pumps

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:33 PM EDT2014-07-28 21:33:11 GMT
    Police say they are investigating more cases of skimmers at gas stations in Tampa, but these latest cases are more difficult to detect than others.
    Police say they are investigating more cases of skimmers at gas stations in Tampa, but these latest cases are more difficult to detect than others.
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