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Booker, Warner to support for Iran nuclear deal
Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained the backing of two more senators Thursday, boosting supporters' hopes they can block a disapproval resolution in the Senate and spare President Ba...
September 03, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father of dead boys: 'All I want is to be with my children'
UPDATE: He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused the world's attention on a wave of war-and-deprivation-fueled...
September 03, 2015 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trio charged with running $54M green-energy Ponzi scheme
Three people were charged Thursday with running a $54 million Ponzi scheme built on promises of a green energy technology that would turn trash into fuel and "carbon-negative" housing developments,...
September 03, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hungary opens door to trains for migrants, but only to camps
Thousands of migrants surged into a Budapest train station Thursday when police ended their two-day blockade of its entrance, but the surprise move produced only a new swirl of confusion and anger ...
September 03, 2015 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutors: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty
The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, according to court documents filed Thursday.
September 03, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pope visit this month presents unprecedented security issues
UPDATE: Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm.
September 03, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
The latest headlines: Atlanta Ballet's artistic director ending tenure at company - Ludacris kicks off 10th annual LudaDay with celebrities - Man shot to death while visiting friends in Atlanta
September 03, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia releases first results of new standardized test
Fewer than 39 percent of Georgia students in each grade level tested last year were proficient or better in English language arts or math.
September 03, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turkey skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are Turks
Turkey expressed skepticism Thursday over reports that its nationals were involved in the Aug. 17 bombing of a Bangkok landmark that killed 20 people, as Thai authorities reported finding a "suspic...
September 03, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty
The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study will face the death penalty, a prosecutor said Thursday.
September 03, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Guatemalan Congress accepts president's resignation
UPDATE: Guatemala's Congress on Thursday accepted the resignation of President Otto Perez Molina, who submitted it amid a fraud probe that centers on him.
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Trump signs pledge to back GOP's 2016 presidential nominee
UPDATE: Presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bid Thursday and vowed to support the Republican Party's nominee — whoever it may be.
September 03, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pastor: Mass baptism on school football field was voluntary
The pastor of a Georgia church involved in a mass baptism before a high school football practice said Thursday the school had nothing to do with the ritual, except that it took place on a school fo...
September 03, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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False report jolts investigation into Illinois officer death
A false report sent dozens of officers scrambling through a cornfield at night in hopes of finding the suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a northern Illinois police officer, officials said Th...
September 03, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pondering campaign, Biden sticks close to Obama
Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday offered a robust defense of a nuclear accord with Iran strongly backed by the White House in the latest sign of his work to p...
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Tropical Storm Fred is weakening in the Atlantic
Tropical Storm Fred is weakening far out over the Atlantic.
September 03, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young nurse asked to adopt newborn after mom dies of Ebola
The 19-year-old mother clutched her newborn son as she arrived at the Ebola holding center. The child's father was gone, and she had no family to help her. She knew she was dying.
September 03, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hampshire pulls bartending guides for sexual drink names
New Hampshire has pulled hundreds of bartending guides from state-run liquor stores after workers complained that the drink manuals contained sexually explicit and derogatory drink names such as "s...
September 03, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
UPDATE: More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes ha...
September 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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