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  1. Tillerson to go to Russia but will skip NATO meeting next month


    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Russia next month, a week after a NATO summit meeting he is skipping, State Department officials said Monday. …

    China's President Xi Jinping, right, meets with U.S. State of Secretary Rex Tillerson at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. [Associated Press]
  2. Former Pinellas teacher acquitted in ex-husband's slaying faces wrongful death lawsuit


    Two months ago, a jury acquitted Cara Ryan of murdering her ex-husband, a former St. Petersburg police officer. But Ryan may go to court again for the 2015 shooting — this time because of wrongful death lawsuit recently filed by the daughter of Sgt. John "J.J." Rush. …

    Cara Ryan, a former Clearwater High School teacher, was acquitted of second-degree murder in January in the 2015 shooting death of her ex-husband. Now the daughter of former St. Petersburg police Sgt. John "J.J." Rush is suing her in civil court. [SCOTT KEELER   |   TIMES]
  3. Take that! Pyongyang lambastes Trump as too much like Obama


    TOKYO — North Korea has a criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump he probably wasn't expecting: He's too much like Barack Obama.  …

     Then President-elect Donald Trump looks over at then President Barack Obama on Jan. 20 before being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. [Associated Press]
  4. Lawmaker to Rick Scott: Restore order in privately run women's prison


    TALLAHASSEE — Warning that inmate health and safety is at risk at the state's largest privately run women's prison, Rep. David Richardson asked Gov. Rick Scott this week to use his emergency powers to replace the top officers and take state control of Gadsden Correctional Facility. …

    Rep. David Richardson, D- Miami Beach, is asking Gov. Rick Scott to declare an emergency about the conditions at Gadsden Correctional Facility, the state's largest women's prison. [Scott Keeler | Tampa Bay Times]
  5. An asteroid hunter explains how she's protecting Earth from a killer space rock


    In the early hours of Oct. 6, 2008, the astronomers who study objects in Earth's neighborhood in the solar system made a startling discovery: One of those objects was going to hit Earth. In 12 hours. …

    An artist's conception of the NEOWISE spacecraft, which Carrie Nugent uses to search for near-Earth asteroids. [NASA]