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Jury begins deliberating in Florida A&M hazing death trial
UPDATE: Jurors have begun deliberating in the trial of the three remaining defendants charged with the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major.
April 24, 2015 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesters promise biggest Freddie Gray rally to come
After a week of protests, people angry over the unexplained police-custody death of Freddie Gray promised their biggest march Saturday, when they would try to "shut down" the city.
April 24, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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After drone killings, pressure for a new hostage strategy
UPDATE: The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has put a new spotlight on the Obama administration's reliance on drones in the battle against terrorism — and ha...
April 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senator: Design changes might be behind VA hospital costs
Multiple design changes may be the reason a veterans hospital under construction near Denver soared more than $1 billion over budget, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee told...
April 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney general to bid farewell after 6-year tenure
Attorney General Eric Holder was bidding farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years as the nation's top law enforcement official.
April 24, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lynch to be sworn in as attorney general on Monday
As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race — issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with...
April 24, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's wife leaves Wall Street job
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's wife has left her lucrative job at a Wall Street firm as her husband prepares for a potential run for the White House.
April 24, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Families stream to battlefields for 100th year of Gallipoli
Families of soldiers who served in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I, along with world leaders, streamed onto the battle sites on Friday for ceremonies marking 100 years since the disastrous Br...
April 24, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: 15-year-old being charged as an adult for stabbing death - Man convicted of contract killing sentenced to life - Teen scalded with boiling rice; 70 percent of body burned - 3...
April 24, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school
UPDATE: More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage packed with dancing and clapping youths collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities...
April 24, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama: Intel officers determined to protect innocent lives
President Barack Obama is telling members of the U.S. intelligence community that he appreciates their service and understands they don't take their work lightly.
April 24, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million
UPDATE: The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feeli...
April 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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5 things to know about transgender Americans
These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding.
April 24, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Middle Georgia schools close with more than 100 children sick
Laurens County closed all of its public schools Friday after an estimated 150 children went home sick the day before with what health officials suspect is highly contagious norovirus.
April 24, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert
An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope the situation prompts other states to closely track their hepa...
April 24, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Psychiatrist: Man who shot Reagan wants to start a band
A psychiatrist treating the man who shot President Ronald Reagan says the patient wants to start a band and should be allowed to publish his music anonymously. Dr. Giorgi-Guarnieri testified Friday...
April 24, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Italian authorities: Terror suspects planned Vatican attack
Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Vatican in 2010 that was never carried out, an Italian pr...
April 24, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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University of Florida frat accused of insulting wounded war vets
The University of Florida is investigating allegations that members of the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity spat at a group of disabled military veterans last weekend at a resort in Panama City Beach.
April 24, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 killed in possible domestic violence shooting in Georgia
A shooting left three people, including a child, dead outside a fast-food restaurant in northwest Georgia.
April 24, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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