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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Latest headlines are: Phenix City boy expected to recover from shooting - Georgia city to remove Christian flag flying over city hall
May 04, 2015 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boston Marathon bomber cries, wipes eyes as aunt takes stand
UPDATE: For the first time in court, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death ...
May 04, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nepal: We will need huge foreign support for reconstruction
UPDATE: Nepal's government will need immense international support as the Himalayan nation begins turning its attention toward reconstruction in the coming weeks, in the wake of the devastating Apr...
May 04, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: Cutting carbon dioxide saves 3,500 US lives a year
The Obama Administration's hotly debated plan to reduce heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the nation's power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year by cutting back on other types of pollution as...
May 04, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP source: Goldberg died after collapsing in gym
UPDATE: David Goldberg, the SurveyMonkey CEO who also was Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg's husband, was exercising at a gym in a Mexican resort when he collapsed before he died Friday, a person...
May 04, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pentagon accused of withholding information about sex crimes
In a scathing critique of the Defense Department's efforts to curb sexual assaults, a U.S. senator warned Monday that the true scope of sex-related violence in the military communities is "vastly u...
May 04, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famed neurosurgeon Ben Carson announces White House campaign
Retired surgeon Ben Carson declared his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday, resting his longshot bid on his vision of the nation as "a place of dreams" where people can thr...
May 04, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SpaceX mile-high escape test will feature 'Buster' the dummy
SpaceX is just days away from shooting up a crew capsule to test a launch escape system designed to save astronauts' lives.
May 01, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 former Christie allies charged in bridge scandal
UPDATE: Three former allies of Gov. Chris Christie were charged Friday in the George Washington Bridge traffic scandal that has cast a long shadow over Christie's 2016 White House prospects, and on...
May 01, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYPD officer shot in the head this weekend pronounced dead
A 25-year-old police officer shot in the head over the weekend while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun died Monday from his injuries, the third New York City officer slain on...
May 04, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferguson to pay attorney $1,335 an hour to pursue reforms
UPDATE: Ferguson is paying an attorney $1,335 an hour to help the St. Louis suburb negotiate and possibly litigate reforms pressed by the Justice Department since Michael Brown's shooting death by ...
May 04, 2015 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cartoon contest organizer known for inflammatory rhetoric
The Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest that exploded in violence over the weekend in Texas was organized by Pamela Geller, a New York activist who rails against Islam with such ferocity that one of t...
May 04, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official identifies gunman in Muhammad cartoon event attack
UPDATE: One of two gunmen who opened fire with assault rifles at a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas has been identified by a law enforcement official as a man who was on the FBI's radar fo...
May 04, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian astronaut brews, sips first fresh espresso in space
UPDATE: The first Italian woman in space is now the world's first orbiting barista.
May 04, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Where They Stand: Ben Carson on issues of 2016 campaign
ATLANTA (AP) — Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has joined the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Here's a look at where Carson, who has never held public office, stands on issues that...
May 04, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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GOP field grows: Fiorina, Carson launch presidential bids
Former technology executive Carly Fiorina and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson jumped into the race for the Republican presidential nomination Monday, both longshots who nevertheless have the potent...
May 04, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Clinton: Foundation has done nothing wrong
Former President Bill Clinton is publicly musing about his life in a future Clinton administration, saying he would consider stepping down from the foundation that he founded more than a decade ago...
May 04, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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In the face of IS successes, al-Qaida adapts, grows stronger
When al-Qaida overran the Yemeni port city of Mukalla last month, the group's commanders immediately struck a deal to share power with the area's tribesmen. No jihadi banners were raised. Al-Qaida ...
May 04, 2015 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Illinois poised to clear last hurdles for Obama library
President Barack Obama's home state is clearing final hurdles for the construction of a presidential library in Chicago.
May 01, 2015 02:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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