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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
UPDATE: A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed...
October 22, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia hospital to pay $8.4 million in settlement
A northeast Georgia hospital has been ordered to pay more than $8.4 million to settle claims of improper care to a newborn boy.
October 22, 2014 02:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile
Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits h...
October 22, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest...
October 22, 2014 01:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tribe's high court orders candidate off ballot
A candidate for president of the Navajo Nation lost another round in a language fluency dispute Wednesday, all but ending his bid for office.
October 22, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds find no violations at South Carolina nuke fuel plant
Federal regulators have found no violations at a Savannah River Site project where old nuclear weapons materials are planned to be turned into reactor fuel.
October 22, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Dems invoke Ferguson in election plea
Georgia Democrats are using the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, to rally black voters ahead of the Nov. 4 election, with Republicans calling the move "race-baiting."
October 22, 2014 12:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state
Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys...
October 22, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Elections official to participate in Emory event - Drone operation course to be offered at Georgia school - Atlanta unveiling new customer service program - Hallway brawls pr...
October 22, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings
UPDATE: Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe a...
October 22, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
UPDATE: Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. T...
October 22, 2014 02:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP NewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 New York jail deaths
These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines — prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes of...
October 22, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily
Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication systems before weakening.
October 22, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station
Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men Wednesday, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboard at the International Space Station.
October 22, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iraqi Kurds authorize sending fighters to Kobani
Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to help defend the embattled town of Kobani in Syria, where fellow Kur...
October 22, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vermont man guilty of luring, killing teacher
A part-time snowplow driver was convicted Wednesday of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home under the guise of a broken down car, then killing her.
October 22, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children.
October 22, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge
A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd spen...
October 22, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Clintons, the Democrats' 2014 super surrogates
Defending their allies, Bill and Hillary Clinton are barnstorming the country for Democrats struggling through a bleak campaign season in states where President Barack Obama is deeply unpopular.
October 22, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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