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Monday, Jul 28, 2014

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White House: EU, U.S. to impose new Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON – The United States and European Union plan to impose new sanctions against Russia this week, including penalties targeting key sectors of the Russian economy, the White House said Monday.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Prosecution rests in baby-tossing trial; defense starts Tuesday

Prosecution rests in baby-tossing trial; defense starts Tuesday

TAMPA — After presenting DNA evidence showing the dead infant’s blood on the defendant’s clothes, the prosecution in the Richard McTear Jr. murder trial rested its case Monday.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Judge OKs $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

Judge OKs $2 billion sale of NBA’s Clippers

LOS ANGELES – A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Socom’s McRaven a contender for University of Texas chancellor post

Socom’s McRaven a contender for University of Texas chancellor post

Watch out University of Texas students.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Live updates: Richard McTear Jr. trial

Testimony continues in the trial Richard McTear Jr., charged with killing the 4-month-old son of his girlfriend, Jasmine Bedwell, in a jealous rage by throwing him out of a car window and onto Interstate 275. Stay with TBO.com for live Twitter update...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Bilirakis: New Pasco clinic will improve health care for veterans

NEW PORT RICHEY — U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis says veterans will “get more timely access to quality care” under a Veterans Affairs health care reform plan that includes opening an outpatient clinic in New Port Richey....
Updated: 5 hours ago

Drone almost blocks California firefighting planes

PLYMOUTH, Calif. — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow some of the 1,200 people under evacuation o...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Gym owner charged with theft of sales tax funds

Gym owner charged with theft of sales tax funds

The co-owner of a Lutz gymnasium has been accused of collecting thousands of dollars of sales tax from his customers and not paying that money to the state.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

Gov. Scott takes spin in driverless car

TAMPA — Gov. Rick Scott, the first governor in the nation to chance a ride in a sleek German car with fancy driverless technology, got a first-hand peek at what happens during a routine test drive: a glitch in which the Audi had to stop on a c...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Cornerback Gaitor re-signed to replace disabled Melvin

Cornerback Gaitor re-signed to replace disabled Melvin

TAMPA — That left ankle injury that has left cornerback Rashaan Melvin in a walking boot appears to have forced the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into dipping back into their past for a replacement.
Updated: 9 hours ago