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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: The latest headlines are: Traffic on Delta rises but key revenue figure falls - Alabama man going on trial in ramming death of Georgia woman
August 04, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sheriff: 2 men fire at soldiers in Mississippi; none hurt
A sheriff in Mississippi says authorities are searching for two men who fired gunshots from a vehicle at soldiers at a military facility. No injuries were reported.
August 04, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case
UPDATE: Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it ...
August 04, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Californians facing nights in wildfire evacuation shelters
UPDATE: As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wildfire threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences spent what may be just one of many nights...
August 04, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Before the GOP can debate, Fox will say who makes the cut
The debate awaits, but first: Who's in and who's out? Fox News on Tuesday evening will announce the 10 Republican White House hopefuls who will take part in the first formal clash of the 2016 campa...
August 04, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, spurring inmate fight
A drone dropped a package of drugs into a prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight, prison officials said.
August 04, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.
August 04, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Facing Islamic State threat, Iraq digitizes national library
The dimly lit, dust-caked stacks of the Baghdad National Library hide a treasure of the ages: crinkled, yellowing papers holding the true stories of sultans and kings; imperialists and socialists; ...
August 04, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering, and saving, A-bomb's legacy at Hiroshima dome
The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other reminders of the city ...
August 04, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb Commission OKs incentives for Atlanta United FC
DeKalb County commissioners have approved financial incentives to build a training complex for Atlanta's new Major League Soccer team.
August 04, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress
UPDATE: Congress' vote on the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanction relief stands as the most crucial national security decision since ...
August 04, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama, Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to US Jews
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were making dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their opposing position...
August 04, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
UPDATE: New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it's not clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning. Winds of 60 m...
August 04, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter's execution
UPDATE: The prosecutor of James Holmes told jurors Tuesday that once they hear from at least 12 more people this week — relatives of each of his murder victims — they will decide that death is the ...
August 04, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
UPDATE: The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other offic...
August 04, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Headlines from this week are: Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas - Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly - Skunk saved by Detroit-area police officer - sans...
August 04, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Deaths of Yosemite jumpers remain a mystery
World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight...
August 04, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 men sentenced in pill-ring investigation
Two South Mississippi men have been sentenced in a pill-ring case involving a Georgia doctor who used casino workers and gambling trips to establish a cash-only business for the illegal distributio...
August 04, 2015 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man missing in Chattahoochee is found safe after search
Authorities say a man who was the focus of a search on the Chattahoochee River has been found safe.
August 04, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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