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Odd News Roundup
Headlines this week are: Police seek man who swiped nearly $3K bottle of cognac - New Jersey radio host misses show for 1st time in 56 years - BASE jumper dies after setting parachute on fire for s...
May 21, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Latest headlines are: 3 ex-DeKalb County workers sentenced in overtime theft plot - Study: Severe vision loss is most common in the South
May 21, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable
UPDATE: The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and...
May 21, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panel OKs parole for transgender inmate seeking sex change
UPDATE: A California panel recommended parole for a transgender inmate on Thursday, a decision that could keep her from receiving the prison-funded sex reassignment surgery she says is necessary fo...
May 21, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Boko Haram captives still held - by Nigerian military
The accusations against a woman who was rescued from Boko Haram abductors came from some of her fellow former captives during a group counseling session.
May 21, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama says Tunisia to be non-NATO ally of US
President Barack Obama on Thursday elevated Tunisia to new allied status, promising financial and security assistance to ensure the North African country's transition to democracy remains a success...
May 21, 2015 02:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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House presses Senate to pass domestic surveillance changes
UPDATE: House leaders are pressing the Senate to take up a bill that ends the National Security Agency's collection of American telephone records but preserves other surveillance powers.
May 21, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery surrounds movements of Italy's Tunisia Bardo suspect
Italy's interior minister insisted Thursday that police had pulled off an investigative coup by arresting a suspect in Tunisia's Bardo Museum massacre, despite indications that he was in Italy in t...
May 21, 2015 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failed launches cast shadow over Russian space program
Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse — with national pride and billions of dollars at stake.
May 21, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton's Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received monthly missives about the growing unrest in Libya from a longtime friend who was previously barred by the White House from working for her...
May 21, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US presses Israel on talks for Middle East nuclear-free zone
UPDATE: The United States has sent a top official to Israel in an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a central issue of a nuclear treaty review conference that so...
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After violence a year ago, Waco, South Carolina prepares for bike rally
Tens of thousands of bikers are expected to descend on South Carolina's Myrtle Beach area this Memorial Day weekend for the annual Atlantic Beach Bikefest — and when they do, they'll be met with be...
May 21, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US schools ramp up use of safety drills, security
Safety drills, parent notification systems, and other safety measures in U.S. public schools grew in popularity in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School.
May 21, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paralyzed man uses his thoughts to control a robotic arm
A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.
May 21, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the econom...
May 21, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Listeria: FDA finds problems at Ohio ice cream plant
A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant before listeria was discovered in some ice cream pints.
May 21, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama's trade agenda clears key Senate hurdle
UPDATE: President Barack Obama's trade agenda cleared a key Senate hurdle and advanced toward likely passage on Thursday despite opposition from most Democrats.
May 21, 2015 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect in wealthy family deaths believed to be in Brooklyn
UPDATE: Investigators believe a suspect in the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper is in the Brooklyn area of New York City, police said Thursday.
May 21, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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US State Dept. employee faces cyberstalking, hacking charges
UPDATE: A U.S. State Department employee is accused of sending threatening emails to college-aged women in the U.S. from his computer at the U.S. Embassy in London.
May 21, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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