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House chairman: $3.7 billion request 'too much'
UPDATE: A key Republican said Friday that President Barack Obama's multibillion-dollar emergency request for the border is too big to get through the House, as a growing number of Democrats rejecte...
July 11, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US: Man posed as airline worker to get free travel
Federal officials say a man faces fraud charges for booking free air travel by pretending to be an airline employee and reselling the tickets.
July 11, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eastern Ukrainians flee as army suffers losses
UPDATE: Ukraine's president vowed vengeance in blood after 19 troops were killed in an insurgent rocket attack Friday, and residents of the rebel-held city of Donetsk began fleeing in large numbers...
July 11, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michelle Nunn to return cash linked to ex-con
Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn will be returning donations linked to a political operative convicted of bribery in 1995 who recently co-hosted a fundraiser for her campaign.
July 11, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: King Center to celebrate Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Child car seat inspections to be offered in Athens - Doctor: Ex-Atlanta schools head can't endure trial - Energy officials...
July 11, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Germany kicks out top US spy over espionage claims
UPDATE: Germany on Thursday demanded Washington's top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.
July 10, 2014 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire
UPDATE: An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading ...
July 10, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Georgia Sen, Kingston leads Perdue in money race
Georgia Senate candidate Jack Kingston continues to dominate fellow Republican David Perdue in fundraising, reporting $1.6 million in contributions over the last two months.
July 10, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gunman in delivery man garb kills 4 kids, parents
UPDATE: A gunman dressed as a delivery man forced his way into his sister-in-law's suburban Houston home where he held her children at gunpoint until their parents arrived. Then he opened fire, kil...
July 10, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Texas shooting suspect collapses twice in court
UPDATE: A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, after forcing his way into their suburban Houston home collapsed in court twice Friday as a prosecutor...
July 11, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia high court rules against indigent fathers
Georgia's highest court has ruled that five indigent fathers jailed for failing to pay child support cannot file a class action lawsuit against the state for declining to provide them with lawyers.
July 11, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anthrax scare reveals more CDC lab safety problems
Citing an anthrax scare and a recurring problem with safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday shut down two research labs and stopped shipping highly dangerous germs to othe...
July 11, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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House bill seeks to end Savannah harbor delays
A budget bill in the U.S. House passed with a provision seeking to end further delays to the $706 million deepening of the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel.
July 11, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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German FM to meet Kerry to discuss spying claims
Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship "on an honest basis"...
July 11, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US given heads up about newspaper data destruction
The Obama administration knew in advance that the British government would oversee destruction of a newspaper's hard drives containing leaked National Security Agency documents last year, newly dec...
July 11, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Woman in 2 heroin deaths panicky then calm
Twice last year, Alix Tichelman found herself alone with a man suffering from a drug overdose. The first time she called 911. The second time, police say, she just walked away.
July 11, 2014 08:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rifts appear among Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels
Deep strains emerged Thursday in the ranks of Ukraine's pro-Moscow insurgents as dozens turned in their weapons in disgust at Russian inaction and bickering broke out between rebel factions.
July 10, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Prostitute sought defense online in death
UPDATE: A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of...
July 10, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel's 'Iron Dome' changes the face of battle
Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, shooting down dozens of incoming rockets and being credite...
July 10, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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