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China detains artist who posted humorous photo of president
Authorities have detained an obscure Chinese artist after he posted a humorous portrait of President Xi Jinping online, his wife said Thursday.
May 28, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Twice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom
In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice.
May 28, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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First hearing in House lawsuit over Obama health law
Obama administration attorneys are urging a federal judge to throw out an election-year lawsuit by House Republicans over the president's health care law.
May 28, 2015 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Man arrested in 2002 murder of Georgia college professor - Gunshot spotter cuts police response times by 5 minutes - Atlanta man accused of killing wife found dead - Ex-Georg...
May 28, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former New York GOP governor Pataki will run for president in 2016
Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president.
May 28, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigation
Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officia...
May 28, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indians scramble for heat relief, but many still must work
Eating onions, lying in the shade and splashing into rivers, Indians were doing whatever they could Thursday to stay cool during a brutal heat wave that has killed more than 1,400 in the past month.
May 28, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash
Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.
May 27, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: The latest headlines are: Day care faces repairs after vehicle slams into building - Lockdown lifted at Hiram school after shooting elsewhere
May 27, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama says TX storms a reminder to prepare for disasters
President Barack Obama says the deadly flooding in Texas is a reminder that it is never too early to prepare for natural disasters.
May 28, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray
A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city's deadliest in 15 years.
May 28, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Visa becomes first FIFA sponsor to warn it could jump ship
UPDATE: Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global governing body clean up its act, with Visa even warning it is prep...
May 28, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.
May 28, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in the affairs of soccer's governing body and hinted that its corruption investigation is part of an attempt to take the 2018 ...
May 28, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter seeks ways to improve Iraq training, equipping
U.S. military leaders are looking for ways to improve and speed up the program to train and equip Iraqi forces, including options to better prepare Sunni tribes to join the fight, Defense Secretary...
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Theater shooting prosecutors build case that Holmes was sane
Prosecutors are methodically building a case that James Holmes knew right from wrong when he planned and carried out the deadly Colorado theater shooting, hoping to convince jurors that he should b...
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Georgia man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State
Leon Nathan Davis had a family and a sales job — and says he left them behind last fall with a one-way ticket overseas and a plan to join the Islamic State group.
May 28, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State
UPDATE: A 37-year-old Georgia salesman has pleaded guilty in federal court to trying to join the Islamic State group.
May 27, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest easy.
May 27, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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