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Crews tearing down home where babies' bodies found
Onlookers cheered Tuesday as a four-man demolition crew started tearing down what some had dubbed a "House of Horrors" — the squalid Massachusetts home where the skeletal remains of three infants w...
October 21, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 arrested in fatal Coweta County shooting
Sheriff's officials in west Georgia say two arrests have been made in a suspected double homicide.
October 21, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
UPDATE: The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from Ebola-afflicted African nations will have to be screened at one of five airports, as officials took to the...
October 21, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack
UPDATE: Terrorist ideology inspired a recent convert to Islam to drive his car into two Canadian soldiers, killing one, before he was shot dead by police, authorities said Tuesday.
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Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear
UPDATE: Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals,...
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Man killed when tractor overturns in pond
Authorities say a man was killed when his tractor overturned into a pond in south Georgia, trapping him underwater.
October 21, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hong Kong students, officials talk but don't agree
Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday as the city's Beijing-backed leader reaffirmed his unwillingness to compromise on the key demand of activists ...
October 21, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Georgia workshops urge women to embrace outdoors - Professor given National Science Foundation grant - Officer fires at car after pedestrians struck - Georgia man charged in ...
October 21, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk
Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose...
October 21, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syria's Assad exploits US war against IS
Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition's war against the Islamic State group to pursue a withering air and ground campaign against more mainstream rebels elsewh...
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Pilot errors, fatigue led to deadly Georgia jet crash
UPDATE: The pilot of a private jet failed to follow correct landing procedures and likely was fatigued from a lack of sleep when the plane went down in a fiery crash in eastern Georgia last year, k...
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Cherokee inmate being monitored for Ebola
Although he has shown no symptoms of hemorrhagic fever, an inmate at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center is being monitored for Ebola. Justin Clay St. Germaine, 33, of Lawrenceville, was arr...
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One American released from North Korea, two remain
American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, the State Department said Tuesday...
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North America treated to partial solar eclipse Thursday
North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.
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Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola
Everyone coming to the United States from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened for the deadly disease at one of five airports, the Homeland Secu...
October 21, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grandview man accused of scamming businessman
UPDATE: A failed drug deal ended up costing a Kansas City-area businessman $3 million that he thought was going toward bribes to prosecutors and judges but instead was being used to finance the lav...
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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January
Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for "real-world" testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organizat...
October 21, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive
People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there...
October 21, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison
Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
October 21, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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