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Royals, Cumberbatch help bury comeback King Richard III
A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance.
March 26, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Today's headlines are: 2 former Marines hiking Appalachian Trail for charity - Feds: 22 arrested in alleged meth ring - New UGA law school program focuses on environmental law - Seasonal tr...
March 26, 2015 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Census: Florida city tops list of fastest-growing areas
UPDATE: Sure, Florida's got sunshine, beaches and palm trees. But the driving force behind it being home to many of the nation's fastest-growing cities has been the return of hospitality, trade and...
March 26, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: Diversity of New England plant life is threatened
From picturesque coastal estuaries of Cape Cod to the soaring White Mountains, much of New England's rich native flora is fighting for survival against increasing odds, according to what conservati...
March 26, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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After US airstrikes, Iraq troops start final push for Tikrit
UPDATE: Iraqi troops started the final phase of an offensive to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit on Thursday, a military official said, just hours after the United States launched airs...
March 26, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yemeni's Hadi arrives in Saudi capital, after fleeing Aden
Saudi state TV says Yemen's embattled President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi has arrived in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
March 26, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Arkansas; 1 dead, several injured
UPDATE: The first batch of severe weather in this year's tornado season devastated an Oklahoma mobile home park, as storms across the area damaged buildings, tore off roofs and left debris strewn a...
March 26, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Iran may run centrifuges at fortified site
The United States is considering letting Tehran run hundreds of centrifuges at a once-secret, fortified underground bunker in exchange for limits on centrifuge work and research and development at ...
March 26, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US: Thailand must end slavery in its fishing fleets
The U.S. government and major business leaders are renewing their call on the Thai government to crack down on slavery in its fishing fleets, and to punish people who force migrant workers to catch...
March 26, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jury examines models of bombs used in Boston Marathon attack
UPDATE: Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have examined models of the pressure cooker bombs used in the 2013 deadly attacks.
March 26, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US general: Iran-backed Shiite militias not in Tikrit fight
Iranian-backed Shiite militias have left the northern Iraq city of Tikrit, a key condition the U.S. demanded before it agreed to begin launching airstrikes Wednesday to support Iraqi forces and try...
March 26, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alone at controls, co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane
UPDATE: The co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and intentionally rammed the plane full speed into the French Alps, ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door...
March 26, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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House OKs bipartisan Medicare doc bill; fate up to Senate
UPDATE: In uncommon bipartisan harmony, the House approved a $214 billion bill Thursday permanently blocking physician Medicare cuts, moving Congress closer to resolving a problem that has plagued ...
March 26, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Watchdog says senior Homeland official broke no laws
A senior Obama administration official did not break any laws when he intervened in three visa cases involving foreign investors with ties to prominent Democrats, a government watchdog told Congres...
March 26, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate up next after House passes bold conservative budget
Republicans are using their new congressional majorities to push strikingly conservative budgets through the House and Senate, aiming to eliminate deficits by overturning President Barack Obama's h...
March 26, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia doctor set for trial in prescription pill-ring case
A Georgia doctor has declined to accept a plea agreement in a federal case alleging he ran an illegal prescription drug business with the help of Mississippi casino workers.
March 26, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US, UN press Europe to make strong return to peacekeeping
Russia's aggressiveness in the east. The Islamic State group's sudden rise in the south. As Europe finds new threats close to home, it's now being asked by the United States to make a strong return...
March 26, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape of elderly nun
Police arrested two suspects Thursday in the gang rape of an elderly nun in a Catholic missionary school this month in a crime that focused attention on the scourge of sexual violence in India desp...
March 26, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Philippines says China rushing construction in disputed sea
The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday that China has been rushing construction projects, including massive land reclamation, in the disputed South China Sea in hopes of forestalling any legal...
March 26, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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