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Georgia News Roundup
Today's latest headlines are: Columbus boy, 16, shot dead while driving car - Former Alabama band director arrested on sex charges - Judge tosses pay lawsuit by Savannah fire captains
August 22, 2014 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?
UPDATE: Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucia...
August 22, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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AG: No sanctions warranted in Georgia ethics case
The state attorney general's office is asking a judge to deny a request for sanctions made by the former head of the state ethics commission who claims the office failed to turn over key documents ...
August 22, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Torture anime banned at woman's kidnap-rape trial
A young woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old Philadelphia girl from school and raping her had frequently viewed Japanese anime depicting sexual torture, prosecutors disclosed Thursday.
August 22, 2014 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US, EU, NATO condemn Russian aid convoy move
UPDATE: Frustrated by a week of delays, Russia sent over 130 aid trucks rolling into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without the approval of the government in Kiev. Ukraine called the move a "...
August 22, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000
The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.
August 22, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors
The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.
August 22, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice bucket challenge goes awry, firefighters hurt
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on ...
August 22, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout
Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a g...
August 22, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks
UPDATE: Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commander...
August 22, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC director to visit Ebola outbreak countries
A top U.S. health official plans to travel to West Africa to see firsthand how the Ebola outbreak is unfolding.
August 22, 2014 05:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free
UPDATE: A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years, following a judge's ruling that the case...
August 22, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths
UPDATE: Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Afri...
August 22, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Potential 2016 candidates cautious on Ferguson
The police shooting and death of Michael Brown has gripped the nation amid clashes between protesters and the police in suburban St. Louis. But for most of those who want to lead the nation, there'...
August 22, 2014 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parole denied yet again for Lennon's killer
UPDATE: John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said Friday.
August 22, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dinosaur footprints set for public display in Utah
A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall near Moab.
August 22, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting south of Atlanta leaves 1 dead, 1 wounded
Police south of Atlanta are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another man wounded.
August 22, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dentist at center of health scare cedes license
An Oklahoma oral surgeon whose filthy clinics led to the testing of thousands of patients for HIV and hepatitis permanently surrendered his professional license on Friday.
August 22, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Interpol seeks clues to Thai 'baby factory'
Interpol said Friday it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the "Baby Factory" case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16 surrogate babies and an alleg...
August 22, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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