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Appeals court tosses order blocking Mississippi executions
An appeals court Wednesday upheld Mississippi's method of lethal injection, rejecting arguments from death row inmates who opposed the state's plan to use drugs not specifically approved by state law.
February 10, 2016 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 deputies wounded, suspect dead in shopping center shootout
A man opened fire inside a crowded shopping center restaurant during lunchtime Wednesday and wounded a sheriff's deputy, then exchanged gunfire with another deputy outside, authorities said.
February 10, 2016 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor: Ex-LA sheriff to plead guilty in corruption case
Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has agreed to plead guilty to lying to investigators during a federal corruption probe that tainted his career, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
February 10, 2016 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Venezuela malls scale back hours as government cuts energy
Shopping malls across Venezuela are preparing to dramatically reduce their hours to comply with a government electricity rationing order.
February 10, 2016 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama administration struggles to craft ceasefire in Syria
As its struggles to craft a cease-fire in Syria's civil war, the Obama administration has become increasingly torn between its loyalty to Turkey as a NATO ally and to its longtime Arab partner, Sau...
February 10, 2016 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimes
A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an ...
February 10, 2016 11:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Korea to shut down joint industrial park with North Korea
South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develo...
February 10, 2016 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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China reports first case of imported Zika virus
China's first case of the Zika virus has been found in a 34-year-old man who recently traveled to Venezuela and is now making a speedy recovery, the government said Wednesday.
February 10, 2016 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
The latest headlines are: Protection for gay marriage objectors on committee agenda - UGA student kidnapped, shot while delivering pizza - Mother, 2 daughters killed in Gwinnett County house fire -...
February 10, 2016 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP sources: Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to end his campaign for the Republican nomination for president after a disappointing finish in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary.
February 10, 2016 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Department
Defiance has often defined Ferguson in the 18 months since a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown and provoked an examination of how poor people and minorities are treated in the St. Louis sub...
February 10, 2016 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill
French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges.
February 10, 2016 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Utah becomes latest place to debate ending tax on tampons
The international debate over eliminating sales tax on tampons and other feminine hygiene products that women must use has made its way to conservative Utah.
February 10, 2016 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate bill aims to derail NKorea's nuclear weapons program
UPDATE: Seeking to derail North Korea's drive for nuclear weapons, senators set aside their partisan differences on Wednesday to support legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it need...
February 10, 2016 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michigan governor plans $360M for Flint, infrastructure
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis and to update infrastructure, including lead water pipes, in the city and ...
February 10, 2016 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Iranian drone first over US carrier since 2014
An Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier last month was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, according to a U.S. Navy report obtained by The Associat...
February 10, 2016 11:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parole hearing set for Robert Kennedy killer Sirhan Sirhan
For nearly 50 years, Sirhan Sirhan has been consistent: He says he doesn't remember fatally shooting Sen. Robert F. Kennedy in a crowded kitchen pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles.
February 10, 2016 11:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Court: No new trial after judge mistakenly declares mistrial
A woman pleaded with the Georgia Supreme Court not to let the man accused of killing her mother go free because of a judge's mistake during his murder trial.
February 10, 2016 11:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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FAA: More registered drone operators than registered planes
The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are registered manned aircraft.
February 09, 2016 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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