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Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
UPDATE: Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated th...
August 28, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family sues East Point after death in custody
UPDATE: The family of a man who died while in the custody of East Point police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and city, the family's lawyer said Thursday.
August 28, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta police officer arrested in woman's death
An Atlanta Police officer suspected in the murder of a 26-year-old woman has been arrested while trying to catch a flight to Mexico, authorities say.
August 28, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week
UPDATE: Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus.
August 28, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 things to know about earthquake faults
The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Priet...
August 28, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery
A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly u...
August 28, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Atlanta Audubon Society plans tour - Georgia lane closures to be lifted for holiday weekend - Sheriff's captain accused of crimes involving teen - Woman gives birth inside Wa...
August 28, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons
A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.
August 27, 2014 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs debate over guns
UPDATE: "All right, full auto," the firing-range instructor tells a 9-year-old girl. She braces the Uzi submachine gun and opens fire at a black-silhouette target. But the recoil wrenches the fully...
August 27, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction time uncertain for Georgia nuclear plant
Georgia Power said its $6.7 billion budget to build a new nuclear plant is holding steady, but it reported Thursday that builders face "challenges" sticking to the construction schedule and costs c...
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Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers
UPDATE: The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeti...
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Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues
UPDATE: Stephen Gire and more than 50 colleagues — five of whom died from Ebola while fighting the outbreak in Africa — have mapped the genetic code of this strain of Ebola.
August 28, 2014 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved
UPDATE: For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the...
August 28, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gun company cuts ties with reality TV star
UPDATE: A Louisiana firearms company at the center of the reality TV show "Sons of Guns" distanced itself from the program's star this week after he was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a c...
August 28, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC worker flown home to US over Ebola concerns
UPDATE: A CDC staff member who worked in close proximity to someone infected by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been flown by charter jet back home to Atlanta to monitor potential symptom...
August 28, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California
A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the M...
August 28, 2014 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
August 28, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teachers’ group endorses Carter for governor
ATLANTA — Democrat Jason Carter picked up the endorsement of one of the largest teachers’ groups in Georgia on Wednesday, a move that was largely expected but helped him underscore a central messag...
August 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pilot's fate unknown in fighter jet crash
An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after the flier's fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia, shaking residents but causing no injuries on...
August 27, 2014 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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