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  1. Carlos the Jackal is given a third life sentence in 1974 Paris attack

    World

    PARIS — The international terrorist and self-professed Marxist revolutionary known as Carlos the Jackal received a life sentence — his third — on Tuesday for a 1974 attack on a Paris drugstore that killed two people and wounded 34.

    This courtroom sketch dated Tuesday shows Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, known as "Carlos the Jackal," during his trial at a Paris courthouse. [Eliza Parmentier via AP]
  2. 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood charged with felonies

    Nation

    LOS ANGELES — California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without consent.

    David Robert Daleiden, right, leaves a courtroom after a hearing in Houston in April. California prosecutors have been charged him with 15 felony counts of invasion of privacy. [Associated Press, 2016]
  3. Man freed after spending 20 years in jail for attempted murder

    Nation

    LOS ANGELES — On his drive to Calipatria State Prison, Ricardo Perez thought of the couple he'd met a few months earlier and their desperate plea: Can you help us get our innocent relative out of prison?

  4. World's biggest dinosaur footprint discovered in 'Australia's own Jurassic Park'

    Science

    More than 100 million years ago, on a muddy stretch of land that is now Australia, nearly two-dozen species of dinosaur once roamed.

    Dinosaur tracks in Walmadany.
  5. Under pressure, Webb declines to be recognized as a distinguished Naval Academy graduate

    Military

    Former Senator Jim Webb declined Tuesday to accept an award as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, citing pressure from a "small but vociferous group" of female alumni who are angry about past statements he made that women aren't suited for combat and shouldn't attend the academy.

  6. Florida considering slavery memorial at state Capitol

    Legislature

    TALLAHASSEE — Florida may construct a memorial on state Capitol grounds reminding visitors that slavery was once allowed in the nation's third-largest state.

  7. O'Reilly compared a black congresswoman's hair to a 'James Brown wig'

    National

    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday seemed to disparage a senior African-American congresswoman because of the lawmaker's appearance — comparing her hair to a "James Brown wig."

    Fox News host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday seemed to disparage Rep. Maxine Waters because of the lawmaker's appearance — comparing her hair to a "James Brown wig."
  8. Motorcyclist killed, two others injured, in crash near Zephyrhills

    Accidents

    A Zephyrhills motorcyclist was killed in a Tuesday morning crash that left two others injured when another vehicle involved in a separate collision careened into their path, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  9. Bucs co-chairman Joel Glazer most excited he's been in many seasons

    Bucs

    PHOENIX — It has been 15 years since the Bucs won their only Lombardi Trophy, which also was their last playoff victory. Co-chairman Joel Glazer said maybe the team and fans were fooled into the belief that they could do it without an elite quarterback.

    Joel Glazer
  10. Joel Glazer says the Bucs were spoiled by winning a Super Bowl without an elite quarterback. Now they have one. "The season can't start soon enough.'

    Blogs

    It’s been 15 years since the Bucs won their only Lombardi Trophy, which also was their last playoff victory. Co-chairman Joel Glazer said maybe the team and fans were fooled into the belief that they could do it without an elite quarterback.

  11. FSU's Dalvin Cook would love to reunite with Bucs' Jameis Winston

    College

    TALLAHASSEE — Running back Dalvin Cook played only one season at Florida State with current Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston, but the idea of a reunion if Tampa Bay were to draft him with the No. 19 pick in next month's draft is, much like Cook, an exciting prospect.

    Dalvin Cook runs a drill for NFL scouts during Florida State's pro day, Tuesday, March 28, 2017 in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon) FLSC104
  12. Fla Dem chair says GOP will lose at least three Fla Senate seats in '18

    Blogs

    From the News Service of Florida:

  13. Veterans Rickie Weeks, Tommy Hunter make Rays roster; Peter Bourjos trade completed

    The Heater

    PORT CHARLOTTE — The first challenge for veterans Tommy Hunter and Rickie Weeks was showing the Rays after signing minor-league deals that they were worthy of earning spots on the opening day roster, and both got word in advance of Tuesday's contractual deadline that they had.

    Rickie Weeks has had an impressive camp while adjusting to a new position, first base.
  14. FPL's fracking investment bill passes committee despite objections

    State Roundup

    TALLAHASSEE — A House committee overlooked opposition by residential and commercial utility customers Tuesday and approved a proposal sought by Florida Power & Light to allow the company to expand its rate base by charging customers for investments in natural gas fracking operations in other states.

    Fracking.