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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Dunwoody hosting citizenship ceremony on Independence Day - Georgia authorities searching for escaped inmate - Man sentenced in death of metro Atlanta cab driver - 4 rescued ...
May 27, 2015 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UK's Cameron outlines EU vote plan in Queen's Speech
Pomp met politics as Queen Elizabeth II donned a diamond-studded crown Wednesday to read out laws planned by Britain's new government, including more autonomy for Scotland and a referendum on wheth...
May 27, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kazakhstan 'gay propaganda' measure deemed unconstitutional
A proposed law in Kazakhstan that would criminalize dissemination to minors of information supporting homosexual relationships has been struck down as unconstitutional.
May 27, 2015 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials to release hurricane season forecast
The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday.
May 27, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama, South Korean president to meet at White House in June
President Barack Obama will meet with South Korean President Park Geun-hye (goon-hay) at the White House next month.
May 26, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: US airman shoots Wal-Mart workers, kills self
UPDATE: A U.S. airman walked into a Wal-Mart Supercenter early Tuesday and opened fire with a handgun, killing one worker and injuring a second before turning the gun on himself, police said.
May 26, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Malaysian forensics teams dig up graves at traffickers' camp
Malaysian forensics teams exhumed a body from a shallow grave Tuesday at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers, the first of what police predicted would be more grim findings as they s...
May 26, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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US military begins search flights for stranded Rohingya
The United States has begun military surveillance flights to help locate stranded Rohingya and Bangladeshi boat people in Southeast Asian seas.
May 26, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Floodwaters rise in Houston; search goes on for 30 missing
UPDATE: Floodwaters kept rising Tuesday across much of Texas as storms dumped almost another foot of rain on the Houston area, stranding hundreds of motorists and inundating the famously congested ...
May 26, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islamic State suicide attacks in Iraq's Anbar kill 17 troops
Islamic State extremists unleashed a wave of suicide attacks targeting the Iraqi army in western Anbar province, killing at least 17 troops in a major blow to government efforts to dislodge the mil...
May 27, 2015 12:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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EPA issues final rules protecting drinking water, streams
Drinking water for 117 million Americans will be protected under new government rules shielding small streams, tributaries and wetlands from pollution and development, the Obama administration said...
May 27, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rick Santorum launching second White House run
Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said.
May 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama to raise money for Democratic Party in Miami
President Barack Obama is heading to South Florida to raise money for the Democratic Party as it gears up for the campaign to succeed him.
May 27, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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4 Taliban militants die in attack in Afghan capital
An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilian...
May 27, 2015 08:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clinton returns to South Carolina, site of humbling '08 loss
The last time Hillary Rodman Clinton was in South Carolina, it was 2008 and she was on her way to losing the state's presidential primary to then-Sen. Barack Obama by close to 30 points.
May 27, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama urges Senate to renew phone-records program
President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government's ability to search Americans' phone records.
May 26, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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$2M for beating death of girl, 5, by former soldier father
The U.S. government will pay an Atlanta woman $2 million for the Hawaii beating death of her 5-year-old daughter at the hands of a former soldier.
May 26, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement
Cleveland agreed to overhaul its police department under the supervision of an independent monitor in a settlement announced Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive for...
May 26, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iraq launches operation to drive Islamic State from Anbar
UPDATE: Iraq vowed Tuesday to retake Anbar province — now mostly held by the Islamic State — by launching a large-scale military operation less than two weeks after suffering a humiliating defeat a...
May 26, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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