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A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python

A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python

For the second time in barely more than a year, an Indonesian villager has been swallowed whole by a python.Wa Tiba, 54, left her home on Muna island to visit her cornfield on Thursday night, according to the Jakarta Post.The field was about a half m...
Published: 06/16/18
Climate change is moving fish around faster than laws can handle, study says

Climate change is moving fish around faster than laws can handle, study says

Fish don’t follow international boundaries or understand economic trade agreements. Different species live in regions all over the globe. If that wasn’t complicated enough, they also migrate as they age."It’s like trying to raise cattle when you’ve t...
Published: 06/16/18
No mixed-race babies, please: Russian lawmaker tells women to avoid sex with some World Cup visitors

No mixed-race babies, please: Russian lawmaker tells women to avoid sex with some World Cup visitors

On the eve of the World Cup, a Russian lawmaker urged the nation’s women to avoid sexual liaisons with foreigners of different races.Tamara Pletnyova, a lawmaker in the Communist Party and head of a state congressional committee on children and famil...
Published: 06/16/18
For starters: Rays at Yankees, trying to break through

For starters: Rays at Yankees, trying to break through

UPDATE, 11:49: Cash said he played Cron at 1B in an effort to get him more involved in the game, indicated he may do so again Sunday (with Bauers off vs. LH Sabathia) and should have done so more as Cron struggled. … Cash reiterated that CF Kev...
Published: 06/16/18
Your barista is a robot. Should it be friendly?

Your barista is a robot. Should it be friendly?

SAN FRANCISCO - The cold, steely arm of Fernando the Barista swirled the foam of my matcha latte, set it down gently, and waved goodbye from inside a glass case. San Francisco, 2018. Where you can get robot pizza and robot salad, and now, a robot mat...
Published: 06/16/18
Funded by Alcohol Industry, Federal Study on Drinking Is Shut Down

Funded by Alcohol Industry, Federal Study on Drinking Is Shut Down

The extensive government trial was intended to settle an age-old question about alcohol and diet: Does a daily cocktail or beer really protect against heart attacks and stroke?To find out, the National Institutes of Health gave scientists $100 millio...
Published: 06/16/18
Deputies: Body found in Pasco lake is New Port Richey man, 74

Deputies: Body found in Pasco lake is New Port Richey man, 74

Deputies identified a body found in Frierson Lakes in Hudson on Thursday as a 74-year-old New Port Richey man.Kress Luebke’s kayak was seen overturned in the water on Thursday night, according to the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.A resident living along Fri...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Gibsonton father’s ‘miracle catch’ earns him Roundtable recognition

Gibsonton father’s ‘miracle catch’ earns him Roundtable recognition

BRANDON — Scot Hill once took his son Owen and his toddler daughter Avery fishing at the Alafia River, and ended up catching a miracle he’ll never forget.Hill, a divorced father who resided in Nashville several years ago, came to town to spend the we...
Updated: 7 hours ago
Black fraternity’s Tampa chapter celebrates 90th anniversary

Black fraternity’s Tampa chapter celebrates 90th anniversary

TAMPA — As a young man growing up in the 1960s in Tampa, Les Miller was convinced the path to success and achievement was paved in crimson and cream, the colors of the historically black fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi.After all, that’s the group to whom ...
Updated: 8 hours ago
Sunday Conversation: Dexter Frederick talks about blending his role as father, doctor

Sunday Conversation: Dexter Frederick talks about blending his role as father, doctor

Like so many fathers this summer, Dr. Dexter Frederick soon will see his oldest daughter off to college. • Jayde Frederick will enroll at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Ala., this fall and begin chasing her dream of being a doctor. • Yet the Tampa...
Updated: 9 hours ago