Friday, August 17, 2018

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Travis Scott coming to Tampa

Travis Scott coming to Tampa

Travis Scott is the man of the moment right now in hip-hop, with his latest album, the hugely anticipated Astroworld, sitting at No. 1 in the nation.Now he's about to take Astroworld on the road. And his tour will include Tampa.Scott announced cities...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban's deadly assault on the Afghan city of Ghazni is the kind of violence the insurgents are likely to repeat in the run up to parliamentary elections scheduled for October
Updated: 7 hours ago

Chilean officials: Flights hit by wave of false bomb threats

At least three South American airliners were forced to make emergency landings or turn back to their original airports in Chile and Peru amid what authorities said was a wave of false bomb threats
Updated: 7 hours ago

Amnesty condemns Indonesia police killings ahead of games

Amnesty International says Indonesian police fatally shot dozens of petty criminals in a deliberate campaign of "unnecessary and excessive" force ahead of the Asian Games
Updated: 7 hours ago

Mattis aide to be nominated to head US Southern Command

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says his senior military assistant, Navy Vice Adm. Craig Faller, will be nominated to serve as the next head of U.S. Southern Command.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend

Top things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend

Our editors' picks for the best things to do from Aug. 17 to 29.
Published: 08/16/18
Corey Castellano, one of Hollywood’s top makeup effects artists, calls Tampa home

Corey Castellano, one of Hollywood’s top makeup effects artists, calls Tampa home

He has bloodied Adonis Creed, brought comic book mutants to life, zombified an 18th century pirate quartermaster, and brutalized Civil War soldiers.With credits to his name that include working as a special makeup effects artist on X-Men, Pirates of ...
Published: 08/07/18
Updated: 08/16/18
Remembering the Queen of Soul: Photos from the life of Aretha Franklin

Remembering the Queen of Soul: Photos from the life of Aretha Franklin

World-renowned soul singer and songwriter Aretha Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit. She was 76.Times pop music critic Jay Cridlin called Franklin the greatest singer in the world, praising both her skills onstage and her work as a Civil R...
Published: 08/16/18
Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests

Vatican condemns reported sex abuse by Pennsylvania priests

The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible."
Published: 08/16/18
Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

The collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure
Published: 08/16/18