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US, Cuba move toward embassies but normal ties some way off
The United States and Cuba made progress Thursday toward restoring diplomatic ties and embassies as promised by their leaders, even as key officials warned that re-establishing normal relations aft...
January 22, 2015 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yemen president resigns under pressure from rebels
Yemen's president resigned on Thursday under pressure from Shiite rebels who seized the capital in September and have confined the embattled leader to his home for the past two days.
January 22, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tsarnaev lawyers ask again to move trial outside Boston
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are making a third push to move his trial outside Massachusetts, citing a large number of prospective jurors who already believe he's g...
January 22, 2015 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: University of Georgia to host annual veterinary conference - Gwinnett Tech faculty member honored by Georiga bioscience group - Georgia unemployment rate falls to 6.9 percent...
January 22, 2015 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN meeting challenges world to stand up to anti-Semitism
French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy challenged the world at the first-ever U.N. General Assembly meeting devoted to anti-Semitism to take action to counter the rising hatred of Jews, which he den...
January 22, 2015 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds: New York Assembly speaker masked bribes as legitimate income
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on corruption charges and accused of using his position as one of the most powerful politicians in Albany to obtain millions of dollar...
January 22, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atomic Scientists: We're getting even closer to doomsday
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry.
January 22, 2015 12:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Measles outbreak tied to Disneyland grows to 70 illnesses
A measles outbreak traced to Disney theme parks in California led to warnings against visiting the happiest place on Earth if tourists or their children have not been vaccinated against the highly ...
January 22, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Video of New Jersey man shot by police raises questions
A police video of officers confronting and then fatally shooting a black man in southern New Jersey has raised questions and stirred anger over another death at the hands of police.
January 22, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Peake to introduce bill legalizing cannabis oil
ATLANTA — A Georgia lawmaker will officially introduce a bill legalizing cannabis oil for people with cancer, seizure disorders and other chronic diseases Monday as the General Assembly returns to ...
January 24, 2015 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prince Andrew denies claims he had sex with underage girl
Britain's Prince Andrew on Thursday publicly denied for the first time allegations that he had sex with an underage teenager.
January 22, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NTSB: Planes should have technologies so they can be found
Following incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow ...
January 22, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kerry: Iraq coalition has killed 50 percent of IS leaders
Iraq and its allies have made significant gains in battling Islamic State militants, killing thousands of fighters and 50 percent of the group's top commanders, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry s...
January 22, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP pushes abortion bill through House after earlier stumble
As thousands of abortion foes surged through the city on their annual protest march to the Supreme Court, Republicans muscled legislation through the House on Thursday tightening federal restrictio...
January 22, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor: Bombings defendant was top Osama bin Laden aide
A man charged in the deadly 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa was a top aide to Osama bin Laden in the early days of al-Qaida and worked hard to spread his message to kill Americans, a ...
January 22, 2015 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officer who carried dying girl comforts grieving father
Every year on his daughter's birthday, Ian Sullivan visits the grave of the child he lost when a gunman slipped into a Colorado movie theater and fatally shot the 6-year-old as she sat with mother ...
January 22, 2015 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia inmates to wear hot-pink uniforms
Chief Gary Jones, director of Grovetown's Public Safety Department, took an uncommon approach to his goal this week when a shipment of hot-pink inmate uniforms arrived at the Grovetown department.
January 22, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun maker gets Newtown lawsuit moved to federal court
Gun maker Remington has moved a lawsuit by families of those shot in the Sandy Hook school massacre from state to federal court, where at least one expert says it has less chance of succeeding.
January 22, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US, Cuba spar over migration policy at historic Havana talks
UPDATE: The United States said Wednesday it dispatched additional ships to the Florida Straits to halt Cuban rafters but rebuffed demands for broader changes to U.S. migration rules that dominated ...
January 21, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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