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Afghan artist paints Kabul's walls of war to help heal city
by Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A city at war, the Afghan capital is among the ugliest in the world.
Amid grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016
by Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the B...
Cardin's opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes
by Erica Werner, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat anno...
Jailed clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void
by Adam Beam, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said.
Toyota to invest $50M in car-tech research at Stanford, MIT rd, MIT
by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out human drivers.
Running back Elijah Holyfield says he will sign with Georgia
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Elijah Holyfield, the top-rated running back in the state of Georgia and the son of former boxing champion Evander Holyfield, says he will sign with Georgia.
Titans trade veteran guard Andy Levitre to Atlanta Falcons
by Charles Odum, AP Sports Writer
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: The Atlanta Falcons acquired veteran guard Andy Levitre from the Tennessee Titans on Friday in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft and a future conditional pick.
Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner
by Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.
Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms
by Sergio Bustos, Associated Press and Danica Coto, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Puerto Rico's financial crisis looms over Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different positions on ...
Alaska woman accused of stealing patrol car holding husband
by Dan Joling, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A woman suspected of stealing an Alaska State Troopers patrol car that held her handcuffed husband in the back seat was arrested on suspicion of theft and other charges.
Benghazi panel questions Clinton aide amid public spat
by Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: A senior member of Hillary Rodham Clinton's inner circle testified Friday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Libya as a nasty spat erupted between a Republican st...
Slain Sacramento community college student identified
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting on the edge of a Sacramento, California, community college.
Obama says US, Saudis want functioning government in Yemen
by Kevin Freking, Associated Press and Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: Hosting Saudi Arabia's new monarch for the first time, President Barack Obama said Friday that the U.S. shares King Salman's desire for an inclusive, functioning government in Yemen that ca...
Refugees in Hungary start moving west on foot
by Shawn Pogatchnik, Associated Press and Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
UPDATE: Hundreds of migrants frustrated at being stuck at two train stations in Hungary set off on foot for Austria on Friday, one group forming a line nearly a half-mile long as they streamed out ...
Pats coach Belichick on having Brady back: 'He never left'
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's focused on his next opponent. But he doesn't feel like he's got a new edge with star quarterback Tom Brady able to play in the season opener...
From eggs to trees, USDA promotional programs controversial
by Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?" They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Department and paid ...
WVU focused on Georgia Southern's triple-option run game
by John Raby, AP Sports Writer
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Weeks of film study and practice may not have been enough to get West Virginia ready for how it will go after Georgia Southern's triple-option run game.
No. 9 Georgia, ULM to unveil new starting QBs in opener
by Charles Odum, AP Sports Writer
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Louisiana Monroe's veteran players shouldn't be awed by looking up at 92,000 fans at No. 9 Georgia's Sanford Stadium on Saturday.
DWI courts aim to change behavior of repeat offenders
by Kate Brumback, Associated Press
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In courtrooms around the country, judges are teaming up with prosecutors, defense attorneys, parole officers and substance abuse counselors to make long-term changes in the behavior of people with ...
Killing outside Kennesaw nightclub nets life plus 25 years
by MDJ staff
Sep 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
An Atlanta man was sentenced to life plus 25 years for shooting at a car and killing a young man he did not even know, according to Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds announces.