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3 arrested, charged in death of man who was decapitated
Authorities have filed charges against three people in the death of a 30-year-old man who was found decapitated in northern Wyoming last year.
March 27, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran says nuke talks focused despite Yemen crisis
UPDATE: Iran's foreign minister sought Friday to dismiss concerns that his country's preoccupation with the crisis in Yemen could serve as a distraction at nuclear talks with six world powers, sayi...
March 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Israel to stop withholding Palestinian tax revenues
UPDATE: Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians' application to join the International Criminal Court.
March 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Autopsies determine children found in freezer were slain
Autopsies have determined that two children found dead in a freezer in their Detroit home were beaten to death, with the youngest child also suffering "thermal injuries."
March 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal signs order requiring readiness for marijuana law
UPDATE: In an emotional ceremony in his Capitol office, Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Friday ordering state agencies to start preparations now for the enactment the state's medical mar...
March 27, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawyer for Knox's ex-boyfriend makes final court appeal
Lawyers for Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend urged Italy's top criminal court Friday to overturn the pair's murder conviction for the 2007 slaying of Knox's roommate, saying in a final appeal there were ...
March 27, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Latest headline - Police: Hammer-wielding intruder shot dead inside Macon home
March 27, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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European air authority recommends 2 crew in cockpit
UPDATE: Europe's aviation safety agency recommended Friday that airlines always have two people in the cockpit of a flying aircraft after it emerged that the co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 had...
March 27, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now
The U.S. should immediately begin a push to exploit its enormous trove of oil in the Arctic waters off of Alaska, or risk a renewed reliance on imported oil in the future, an Energy Department advi...
March 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man charged in noose left on integration statue at Ole Miss
A Georgia man has been indicted on federal civil rights charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the University of Mississippi, the Justice Department said F...
March 27, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say
There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular me...
March 27, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election
UPDATE: Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms.
March 27, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate approves long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency
The Senate approved a long-delayed bill to boost energy efficiency Friday that includes incentives to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes.
March 27, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen
UPDATE: As airstrikes in Yemen intensified on their second day Friday, Egypt and Saudi Arabia were considering an intervention on the ground, aimed at giving the president a secure foothold to retu...
March 27, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia House defeats bill preventing plastic bag bans
The Georgia House has rejected a bill preventing cities from banning plastic bags.
March 27, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary
Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement far too long — up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice De...
March 27, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Co-pilot may have hidden illness, German prosecutors say
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a...
March 27, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance ...
March 27, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brother-in-law convicted of killing Fort Stewart soldier
A federal jury took less than an hour to convict an Alabama man of murder in the 2013 baseball bat slaying of a Fort Stewart soldier found beaten on government property near the southeast Georgia A...
March 27, 2015 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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