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Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions
Top diplomats from the United States, European Union, Russia and Ukraine reached agreement after marathon talks Thursday on immediate steps to ease the crisis in Ukraine.
April 17, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reservoir to be flushed because of urinating teen
UPDATE: The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen's urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush away the whole lot — the second time in less than three y...
April 17, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grief in town of students missing in ferry sinking
UPDATE: There is fury as parents and students lash out at the swarming news media. Horror, too, as they picture loved ones trapped in the cold and dark of a flipped, submerged ferry.
April 17, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry
An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to sta...
April 17, 2014 11:30 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: Atlanta to host jazz concert, party in cemetery - School officials ID 3 students in pepper spraying - Old meat processing site now island research lab
April 17, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Samples collected from oil slick not from plane
Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ru...
April 17, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NATO ups military presence amid Russian threat
UPDATE: Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said NATO's air policing aircraft will fly more sorties over the Baltic region west of Ukraine, far from the tensions in the eastern part of the coun...
April 16, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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No injuries reported from building's falling glass
Police say no one was injured from broken glass falling from a skyscraper in downtown Atlanta on a day when winds gusted to 40 mph.
April 16, 2014 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 charged in kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father
UPDATE: Two more people were charged Wednesday in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father, bringing the number to at least eight people who authorities say were involved in the elabo...
April 16, 2014 01:00 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too ...
April 17, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced
UPDATE: Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for ...
April 17, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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6th suspect arrested in North Carolina kidnapping case
Authorities say a sixth suspect in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father has been arrested in Atlanta.
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Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine
UPDATE: To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history.
April 17, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison
A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and is suffering from mange, offi...
April 17, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Braves change policy on guns in stadium
The Atlanta Braves will no longer allow some off-duty police officers to carry guns at Turner Field, which has prompted objections.
April 17, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base
The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, high-level talks were held in Geneva and Vladimir Putin weighed in ...
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Man charged with marathon hoax held on high bail
UPDATE: Kevin "Kayvon" Edson, 25, was arrested Tuesday hours after ceremonies to mark last year's Boston Marathon bombings.
April 16, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emergency managers challenged to educate public
UPDATE: Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane haz...
April 16, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pro-Russian insurgents seize armored vehicles
Pro-Russian insurgents commandeered six Ukrainian armored vehicles along with their crews and hoisted Russian flags over them Wednesday, dampening the central government's hopes of re-establishing ...
April 16, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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