TBO.com: Tampa Bay Online, The Tampa Tribune and The Tampa Times - breaking news and weather.
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

US & World News

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, USA

Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, USA

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syri...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

Liberian Ebola survivor calls for more experimental drug to be sent to Africa; blockade lifted
Updated: 8 hours ago
Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

Suicide truck bomber targets intelligence office in Afghanistan, killing 2, officials say
Updated: 8 hours ago
Time to ditch rising stocks, or stick with them?

Time to ditch rising stocks, or stick with them?

Is the stock rally almost over or does it have legs? The bull and bear cases
Updated: 9 hours ago
Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

Obama on Labor Day: Don't take rights for granted

In Labor Day message, Obama says workers fought for rights, benefits often taken for granted
Updated: 9 hours ago
Sesame catching on in southeast US

Sesame catching on in southeast US

LAKE CITY, Ark. — Farmers in the southeast United States are moving into sesame production, producing millions of seeds for tahini or hamburger buns even when there’s a drought.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Transgender women’s killings test Baltimore police outreach

Transgender women’s killings test Baltimore police outreach

BALTIMORE — The day after Mia Henderson’s body was found in a Baltimore alley, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts invited members of the city’s LGBT community to a meeting. “We are listening. We are paying attention,”...
Updated: 10 hours ago

Algeria says 2 abducted diplomats have been freed

ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria’s state news agency says two Algerian diplomats taken hostage in northern Mali more than two years ago have been released.
Updated: 10 hours ago
EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

EU set to slap new sanctions on Russia

EU leaders set to decide new Russia sanctions as Ukrainian President Poroshenko seeks support
Updated: 12 hours ago
California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

Lawmakers approve bill that would make California first state in nation to ban plastic bags
Updated: 12 hours ago