ORLANDO — When Aramis Ayala began campaigning for state attorney in this Central Florida district last year, so few people knew her that she handed out cards informing voters how to pronounce her name.
TAMPA — Some at MacDill Air Force Base laughed when the man running the U.S. Special Operations Command asked to borrow an entire hangar for his "war games" because he needed somewhere to set up a raised map.
WASHINGTON — A U.S. counterterrorism airstrike this month in Afghanistan killed an al-Qaida leader responsible for a deadly hotel attack in Islamabad in 2008 and the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team, the Pentagon said Saturday.
FORT LAUDERDALE — A 96-year-old woman and an 89-year-old man were wheeled to the wrong gate at Fort Lauderdale's airport and ended up on a Allegiant Air flight to upstate New York instead of Michigan.
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where supporters of President Donald Trump were marching when counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday.
LAS VEGAS — A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered.
NEW YORK — The texts started coming almost as soon as Chris Chiozza's winning 3-pointer went through the net.
ST. PETERSBURG — Georgi Hristov's penalty kick goal, the result of a long period of Rowdies dominant play, was the difference in Tampa Bay's 1-0 defeat of Orlando City B on Saturday night before a loud and record Rowdies crowd at Al Lang Stadium.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and Oregon upset Kansas 74-60 Saturday night, giving the Ducks their first Final Four trip in nearly 80 years.
TAMPA — You don't see too many ties in the NFL anymore, except for the ones worn by the suits in the league office.
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3 takeaways from Rays 7-5 loss to Red Sox
* LHP Blake Snell showed improvement, but still has to get better. The second-year lefty apparently got the message that his bosses were tired of seeing him pitch poorly and then say he knows what he needs to do but has to do it. He showed some of that over 4 2/3 on Saturday, throwing his fastball with more conviction and using his slider as a weapon. But he made a big mistake in allowing a three-run homer to Pablo Sandoval, and throwing 92 pitches without getting through five innings isn't good enough, and he seemed to know that, too. "I was happy with the way I attacked the zone,'' Snell said. "I felt like I took a stride, I felt like I was more into it, more believing in what I have, more aggressive. Definitely taking that positive, knowing there's a bunch I still need to work on.''...
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