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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017

Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning car

Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning car

MANATEE COUNTY — Neil and Claudia Cook are lucky to be alive after an off-duty deputy spotted them trapped in their smoking car and rescued them just before it became engulfed in flames on Sunday.Manatee County deputy Willie Finklea was riding ...
Updated: 22 minutes ago
Rays morning after: Secret to Alex Colome's success is staying cool, calm, collected

Rays morning after: Secret to Alex Colome's success is staying cool, calm, collected

The ninth inning couldn't have started much worse for Rays closer Alex Colome on Tuesday, who took over with a 6-4 lead and quickly allowed a single and a double to bring the tying run to the plate. And he couldn't have handled it much better, allowi...
Updated: 23 minutes ago
Walmart announces delivery partnership with Google

Walmart announces delivery partnership with Google

Walmart announced a new delivery partnership with Google to make online shopping easier for customers. Walmart and Google shared the news about the partnership on their respective blogs Wednesday morning. Walmart shoppers will be able to order items ...
Updated: 27 minutes ago
Photo of the Day for August 23, 2017 - The Guardian of the Sun

Photo of the Day for August 23, 2017 - The Guardian of the Sun

Today's Photo of the Day comes from Yuliya Gallimore of St, Petersburg, FL. She calls it "The Guardian of the Sun."If you've taken a photo you would like us to consider publishing, please visit our Photo of the Day submission page for details.To dow...
Updated: 1 hour ago
How will former USF assistant Tom Allen fare at Indiana?

How will former USF assistant Tom Allen fare at Indiana?

Big Ten Network analyst Gerry DiNardo doesn't sound particularly optimistic about Tom Allen's chances of keeping Indiana competitive in his first year as the Hoosiers' head coach. "He has some challenges," DiNardo said. DiNardo should know; he coache...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car

Apple Scales Back Its Ambitions for a Self-Driving Car

SAN FRANCISCO — As new employees were brought into Apple's secret effort to create a self-driving car a few years ago, managers told them that they were working on the company's next big thing: A product that would take on Detroit and disrupt t...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes

WASHINGTON — Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wed...
Updated: 1 hour ago

Top Macedonian and Serbian officials agree to ease tension

Macedonia and neighboring Serbia have committed to overcome "possible misunderstandings," following a brief spot of diplomatic tension that saw Serbia remove its entire embassy staff from Skopje
Updated: 1 hour ago
Guilty pleas in scheme to sell rare turtles

Guilty pleas in scheme to sell rare turtles

Investigators: 3 men pleaded guilty in a scheme to sell dozens of rare alligator snapping turtles caught in Texas
Updated: 1 hour ago
Princes William and Harry speak candidly about Diana's death

Princes William and Harry speak candidly about Diana's death

Princes William and Harry have spoken candidly about the death of their mother, Princess Diana
Updated: 1 hour ago