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U.N. Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

U.N. Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called for “an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire” in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight Monday morning.
Updated: 22 mins ago
Venice Beach lightning strike kills one, affects others

Venice Beach lightning strike kills one, affects others

LOS ANGELES — A 20-year-old man died Sunday after lightning struck or rattled 13 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golfer on Catalina Island during summer thunderstorms that swept through Southern California, authorities said.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Bucs faced with an early test of resiliency

Bucs faced with an early test of resiliency

Optimism reigns in the NFL this time of year, and the Bucs are no different. But what makes them different from some teams, quarterback Josh McCown says, is their ability to deal with the adversity that is sure to follow.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Rays notes: Despite loss, another series won

Rays notes: Despite loss, another series won

Despite Sunday's loss, the Rays won the three-game series, which manager Joe Maddon has said is the ultimate goal of every series during the remainder of the season.
Updated: 1 hour ago
LeBron deep-sixes number, will wear No. 23 for Cavs

LeBron deep-sixes number, will wear No. 23 for Cavs

LeBron James will go back to wearing jersey No. 23 in his return to Cleveland.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Poll: Florida voters strongly support medical marijuana

Poll: Florida voters strongly support medical marijuana

The Quinnipiac University poll showed that 88 percent of Florida voters support medical marijuana, compared to 10 percent who are opposed.
Updated: 2 hours ago

Sinkhole damages portion of Deltona school

DELTONA — A small sinkhole that opened up inside of Deltona High School will likely keep students and teachers out of the band and chorus rooms during the first few weeks of school.
Updated: 2 hours ago
What’s old is brew again at local pubs

What’s old is brew again at local pubs

LAKELAND — Tim Schoen and Joey Redner pop a couple of cans of Cigar City Beer and pour them into tall glasses as they sit at a tall, sturdy wood table in the new tasting room at Brew Hub off Interstate 4. ...
Updated: 2 hours ago
Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

Group: St. Pete needs breakwaters in any pier plan

ST. PETERSBURG — Water taxis, kayaking and courtesy boat slips all made the short list for the city’s new pier, reflective of a community eager to turn its signature waterfront into a maritime playground.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Steamy start to Tampa area’s work week

Steamy start to Tampa area’s work week

The Tampa Bay region is in for a hot, steamy start to the work week, with increased chances for storms starting Tuesday.
Updated: 2 hours ago