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Police: Slain woman ID'd ex-deputy as her attacker
A woman told police before she died that she had been attacked by her brother-in-law, a newly retired Wisconsin sheriff's deputy suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, according to new court documents.
August 26, 2014 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN panel: Global warming human-caused, dangerous
Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
August 26, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash
Former FBI director Louis Freeh was seriously injured in a single-car crash in Vermont, authorities said.
August 26, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza cease-fire
Israel and Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire, halting a seven-week war that killed more than 2,200 people, the vast majority Palestinians, left tens of thousands in Gaza homeless and...
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Dahlonega to host Wilderness Act celebration - Dead dogs wrapped in plastic left on city streets - 4 jailed after rocks tossed from freeway overpass - Man dies of injuries af...
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Officials: Egypt, UAE behind airstrikes in Libya
Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, a State Department spokeswoman said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of...
August 26, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Charges filed against ex-DeKalb County official
A former DeKalb County commissioner facing federal conspiracy and mail fraud charges has waived indictment and says she'll plead guilty to the charges.
August 26, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama defends handling of veterans affairs issues
His standing with veterans damaged by scandal, President Barack Obama on Tuesday defended his administration's response to Veterans Affairs lapses that delayed health care for thousands of former s...
August 26, 2014 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings
As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction.
August 26, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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California quake stirs clamor for warning system
Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that th...
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Judges blast Indiana, Wisconsin gay marriage bans
Federal appeals judges bristled Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddin...
August 26, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks
The presidents of Russia and Ukraine are meeting for their first bilateral talks at a much-anticipated summit in Minsk, which many voiced hopes may help bring an end to fighting between Kiev's forc...
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4 college students killed in Ohio plane crash
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the plane that crashed in suburban Cleveland killing four college students was rented for four hours.
August 26, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury chosen in buttocks injection death trial
Prosecutors are laying out a simple timeline to establish Tracey Lynn Garner's guilt on depraved heart murder charges stemming from unlicensed buttocks injections that prosecutors say killed a woma...
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AP sources: US surveillance planes fly over Syria
The U.S. has begun surveillance flights over Syria after President Barack Obama gave the OK, U.S. officials said, a move that could pave the way for airstrikes against Islamic State militant target...
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Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official
The Ebola virus may have the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa but experts can stop the virus' spread, a top American health official said at the sta...
August 26, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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TS Cristobal slowly moving away from Bahamas
UPDATE: The spinning center of Tropical Storm Cristobal was slowly moving away from the central Bahamas on Monday, leaving behind severe flooding that marooned several communities across a swath of...
August 25, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gaza attacks triggers Israeli exodus from border
UPDATE: Tens of thousands of Israelis have fled their homes along the border with the Gaza Strip, reflecting growing fear and frustration over the war with Hamas and the Palestinian mortar fire rai...
August 25, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas.
August 25, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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