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  1. News 30 mins ago 3:30 p.m.Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from Breitbart NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos resigned Tuesday after video surfaced in which the controversial figure appeared to condone sex with underage boys as young as 13. "Breitbart News has stood by me when others caved. They have allowed me to carry conservative and libertarian ideas to communities that would otherwise never have heard them," Yiannopoulos said in a statement given to New York Times reporter Michael Grynbaum.


  2. NASA wants you - to find a missing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Want to work for NASA from the comforts of your couch? The space agency is looking to fulfill an amateur astronomer's dream - credit for the discovery of a new planet. NASA is looking for help to find the mysterious and as-yet undiscovered Planet 9, which astronomers think may be the most distant planet in our solar system.


  3. News 25 mins ago 8:56 a.m.What is a Black Bloc? The tactic that unleashed chaos in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Black bloc members take part in a demonstration against the upcoming Rio2016 Olympic Games and to demand better education and health system, in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 6, 2016. Swarms of people dressed in black invaded what was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration against right-wing commentator Milo Yiannopoulous on Wednesday evening.


  4. News 26 mins ago 10:53 p.m.Breitbart editor cancels as protesters swarm Calif. campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A University of California, Berkeley official said a talk by a polarizing Breitbart News editor at the university was canceled as protesters outside the building where the speech was to have taken place threw smoke bombs and set a fire. UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulos said officials are advising the campus to shelter in place and to stay away from the student union building, where Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak.


  5. News 57 mins ago 7:35 a.m.U.S. college student missing after Nice attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    An American college student was missing after the deadly truck attack in Nice , France, which injured at least three other students in the same program. Also, an Austin-area father and son who were vacationing with their family are among those who died in the attack, relatives said Friday.


  6. News 37 mins ago 9:52 p.m.Texas father, son killed in Nice attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    "They were always together," said Rob Clark of Sean and Brodie, 11. "He and Brodie on the baseball field - that was Sean." WFAA photo Right now we know 84 people died, including at least 2 Americans.


  7. Nation-Now 13 mins ago 5:35 a.m.Twinkies are a twinkle in investors' eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    It may have been awhile since you've taken a chomp out of a Twinkie or a Ho Ho, but now you can own a slice of the company in a transaction filled with more investment lessons than cream filling. Hostess Brands, the maker of iconic snack cakes, announced last week it's returning to Wall Street as a publicly traded company.


  8. The rich get richer, and the poor get...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    In 2015, the proverbial 99 percent enjoyed the fastest inflation-adjusted growth in their income since 1998, according to an analysis of federal tax data by University of California, Berkeley economist Emmanuel Saez. Incomes for those households rose 3.9 percent from the previous year, the study found.


  9. First tobacco taxes, then sugar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Now that Philadelphia has joined Berkeley, California, in levying a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, regulators may now turn their attention to other ways of getting Americans to eat healthier. Maybe including a surcharge on salt? In a recent blog post, Howard Gleckman of the Tax Policy Institute noted that governments have used taxes for years as a tool to regulate consumption of unhealthy products such as tobacco, and now they're hoping to achieve the same result with sodas.


  10. Every Swiss could be guaranteed $2,600Read the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Chalk it up to Swiss affluence. Voters here will decide next month whether all 8 million citizens and legal residents should be guaranteed a generous monthly income, something no country in the world has ever done.


  11. New rule allows feds to hack millions...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Critics say the government could greatly expand its ability to hack the computers of suspected criminals and victims under a federal rule change set to take effect in December. Federal agents armed with a single search warrant will be able to hack millions of Americans' computers unless Congress blocks a new rule from taking effect in December.


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