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Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the r...
February 12, 2016 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home
Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.
February 12, 2016 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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House sends North Korea sanctions bill to president for signature
Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation Friday that hits North Korea with more stringent sanctions for refusing to stop its nuclear weapons program.
February 12, 2016 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brazil minister says no doubt Zika connected to microcephaly
UPDATE: Brazil's health minister said Friday that authorities were "absolutely sure" that the Zika virus is connected to devastating birth defects and rejected criticism that the government was slo...
February 12, 2016 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man charged with murder in Georgia lawman's shooting death
UPDATE: A suspect accused of gunning down a Georgia lawman has been charged with murder in the death of the 25-year police veteran. The fallen officer was struck by two shots as he helped colleague...
February 12, 2016 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Animal rights protest scrapped after "greased pig" dust-up
An international animal advocacy group launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event billed as a "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act — ...
February 12, 2016 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta woman climbs oak tree to fight its removal
An Atlanta woman spent an entire day in an old oak tree to protect it from Georgia Power chain saws.
February 12, 2016 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
The latest headlines are: Ex-deputy gets 2-year prison sentence in identity fraud case - 16-year-old girl charged in shooting death of teenager - Man sentenced to prison for impersonating US Marsha...
February 12, 2016 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last occupiers of Oregon wildlife refuge surrender to FBI
UPDATE: Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national wildlife refuge surrendered Thursday, and the leader of a 2014 standoff with federal authorities was crim...
February 11, 2016 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls
GREENVILLE, S.C.— Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside and let his successor nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate t...
February 14, 2016 01:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 more charged in jewelry robberies
Two more men accused of participating in a string of jewelry store robberies across the South are facing federal charges in Florida. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Panama City reports that 43-year-o...
February 12, 2016 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'No rhyme or reason' for machete attack at Ohio restaurant
From the front door, the man with the machete didn't have a straight path to people in the booths at the small suburban restaurant. He stepped by the welcoming greeting on the front glass, past the...
February 12, 2016 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Finally:' Pope meets Russian Orthodox leader
Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch Kirill in the first-ever papal meeting with the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, an historic development in the 1,000-year schism that divided Christianit...
February 12, 2016 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 students killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school
Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in a Phoenix suburb but the danger at the campus was over, police said, as hundreds of worried parents crowded outside nearby stores to awa...
February 12, 2016 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coast Guard to decide if storm-damaged cruise ship can sail
The Coast Guard on Friday inspected a cruise ship that was battered and damaged by an intense winter storm to determine if it will be able to set sail as scheduled on a weekend voyage.
February 12, 2016 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Military bases among winners of $720M in conservation grants
UPDATE: Military bases in three U.S. states will share $17.5 million in conservation funding to protect longleaf pine forests used for training troops while assisting the recovery of threatened spe...
February 12, 2016 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP FACT CHECK: Dems offer iffy stats on donors, health plan
UPDATE: Eager to share Bernie Sanders's claim to the grass roots, Hillary Clinton is having trouble owning up to the deep pockets helping her campaign. For his part, Sanders is struggling to make a...
February 12, 2016 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obstacles abound in prosecution of Texas priest in cold case
Prosecutors face a tough road in their case against a former priest accused this week in the killing of a young Texas teacher and beauty queen nearly 56 years ago, according to legal experts.
February 12, 2016 02:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York City officials decide it's too cold for ice fest
It's too cold in New York City for the annual Central Park Ice Festival.
February 12, 2016 02:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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