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800-plus students stayed home from East Lake High today after threat found on bathroom wall

800-plus students stayed home from East Lake High today after threat found on bathroom wall

A whopping 40 percent of East Lake High's student body didn't show today after a threat was found scrawled in the girls' bathroom on Thursday.The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office deemed the threat, which read, "Careful, Don't come to school Frid...
Updated: 6 minutes ago
UN to vote on 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

UN to vote on 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

The U.N. Security Council is scheduled to vote on a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded
Updated: 11 minutes ago

AP Top News at 5:01 p.m. EST

AP Top News at 5:01 p.m. EST
Updated: 11 minutes ago
SoundBytes: The Shadowboxers, Lit, O-Town, Saba, Wolfgang Gartner and more

SoundBytes: The Shadowboxers, Lit, O-Town, Saba, Wolfgang Gartner and more

— The Shadowboxers will open for their mentor Justin Timberlake on May 15 at Amalie Arena in Tampa. You might remember the pop-rock group from their several performances around the 2017 College Football Playoff national championship game in Tam...
Updated: 11 minutes ago
More companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA movement gains steam

More companies are cutting ties with gun lobby as #BoycottNRA movement gains steam

Three major companies — Enterprise Holdings, First National Bank of Omaha, and the cybersecurity giant Symantec — have ended co-branding partnerships with the National Rifle Association as a #BoycottNRA social media movement picks up stea...
Updated: 12 minutes ago

The Latest: Court asked to halt congressional map it drafted

Republican leaders in the Pennsylvania Legislature are asking the state's highest court to put on hold its order establishing new congressional district lines
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed

Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed

Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation
Updated: 12 minutes ago

Liriano agrees to $4 million, 1-year deal with Tigers

Detroit agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with left-hander Francisco Liriano, giving the Tigers added pitching depth
Updated: 12 minutes ago
Bucs awarded compensatory draft pick in seventh round

Bucs awarded compensatory draft pick in seventh round

The Bucs finally have a compensatory draft pick.For the first time since 2011, Tampa Bay has played the free-agent game well enough to be awarded a comp pick — after the seventh round, 255th overall, the next to last in the draft.Comp picks hav...
Updated: 12 minutes ago

Suspect dies after being shot by officer at Virginia hotel

A man has died after being shot by a federal officer working with a U.S. Marshals Service fugitive task force at a hotel in Virginia
Updated: 13 minutes ago