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Tampa ranks 141 in world economy

Tampa moved up 30 places from last year to 141 on the annual economic rankings of 300 cities worldwide by the Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase. Tampa is lowest of the Florida cities included — Orlando at 73, Jacksonville at 83 and Miami at 116. Tampa Bay News

After facing weeks of heat over his ouster of the state’s top cop, Gov. Rick Scott pushed back Thursday against allegations he tried to politicize Florida’s top law enforcement office. Florida News

Federal officials say the first clinical trial to test the effectiveness of Ebola vaccines is expected to begin in Liberia in two weeks. National News

In their annual Gates Foundation letter, Bill and Melinda Gates say that "the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history" due to technology. Global News

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