Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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Top 5 at Noon: Matos death penalty sentencing; Manhattan Casino deal approved; Where to see Christmas lights this week

Top 5 at Noon: Matos death penalty sentencing; Manhattan Casino deal approved; Where to see Christmas lights this week

Here are the latest headlines and updates on tampabay.com:JURY DECIDING IF MATOS DESERVES DEATH FOR HUDSON MURDERSIt took less than three hours for a jury to unanimously convict Adam Matos of four counts of first degree murder last week for killing ...
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‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ is a sad waste of Denzel Washington

‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ is a sad waste of Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington’s labored portrayal of a shambling legal savant named Roman J. Israel, Esq. is the least of the movie’s worries. This is a story of shifting ethics that should be dramatic, but shaky logic prevents that from happening.Dan Gilroy’s f...
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Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president for ‘smooth transfer of power’

Mugabe resigns as Zimbabwe president for ‘smooth transfer of power’

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president Tuesday after 37 years in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him."My decision to resign is voluntary on my part and arises from my concern for the welfare of th...
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Five ideas for easy Thanksgiving appetizers

Five ideas for easy Thanksgiving appetizers

Thanksgiving can put a heavy burden on the host. We’ve assembled five appetizers that are quick and easy to prep. Some, like our risotto balls and goat-cheese figs, cater to vegetarian diets, so you can be sure to please all your guests. Even i...
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Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

Michigan Rep. John Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

DETROIT — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. The website BuzzFeed News reported on Monday that ...
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Crime Stoppers, Straz Foundation still working out Seminole Heights reward money

Crime Stoppers, Straz Foundation still working out Seminole Heights reward money

TAMPA — You can collect $110,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest in the Seminole Heights killings, but for now you’ll have to make two stops.The David A. Straz Foundation announced Monday it would contribute $10,000 to a reward f...
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Forecast: Clouds build, setting stage for a soggy Thanksgiving across Tampa Bay

Forecast: Clouds build, setting stage for a soggy Thanksgiving across Tampa Bay

Clouds and temperatures are increasing — and so are rain chances – as Thanksgiving could be a soggy one across the Tampa Bay region.[WTSP]Check the latest Tampa Bay-area live radar: The wet outlook is due to a systems that will produce spotty shower...
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Florida man bites police officer during warrant hearing

Florida man bites police officer during warrant hearing

Miami (AP) — Authorities say a man bit a police officer who was taking him into custody during a hearing in a Miami courtroom.Miami-Dade police spokesman Argemis Colome tells news outlets the officer suffered a "severe injury" when Godel Leveille bit...
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Joe Henderson: Low-attendance Athletics fund own stadium, how about Rays?

Joe Henderson: Low-attendance Athletics fund own stadium, how about Rays?

I would like to believe what Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said about a new stadium for the Tampa Bay Rays.It sounded good when he told Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, "I’m more focused on working with the community to figure out...
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‘I am not okay’: The remarkable response to the Charlie Rose allegations, from his CBS colleagues (w/video)

‘I am not okay’: The remarkable response to the Charlie Rose allegations, from his CBS colleagues (w/video)

On the morning after the newsman became the newsmaker, the sexual harassment allegations against Charlie Rose were the top story on "CBS This Morning."Rose, of course, was absent from Tuesday’s edition of the show he has co-hosted since its start: CB...
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