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Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia
UPDATE: The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told a nurse on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an area affected by the deadly disease, but that information w...
October 01, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.
October 01, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes
A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game was among 21 people honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carne...
October 01, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberia short on ambulances for Ebola patients
The man with reddened eyes sat in his underwear outside his thatched home. He was weak from diarrhea, so his wife called the Ebola hotline for an ambulance. Now that it was here, though, he didn't ...
October 01, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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High court weighs same-sex marriage cases
Same-sex couples in 11 more states would win the right to marry, but the issue would remain unsettled nationwide if the Supreme Court were to surprise everyone and decline to take up gay marriage r...
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Food, drink festival returns to St. Simons Island - Georgia lawmakers to hear testimony on medical cannabis - Grant to help Georgia health organization bolster care - 2 suspe...
October 01, 2014 11:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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World's 1st bullet train, made in Japan, turns 50
Zipping cross-country in a super-high-speed train has become commonplace in many countries these days, but it was unheard of when Japan launched its bullet train between Tokyo and Osaka 50 years ag...
October 01, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Parties battle over minority votes
DECATUR— Behind a nondescript storefront just outside Atlanta, Delores Washington makes telephone call after call in this Democratic stronghold using a list of potential voters handed to her by a y...
October 01, 2014 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kurds claim advances in Iraq as Britain joins fray
UPDATE: Kurdish officials said Tuesday their fighters recaptured a key Iraqi border crossing into Syria from Islamic State group militants in intense fighting, as Britain joined the U.S.-led intern...
September 30, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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US sharply criticizes new Israeli construction
UPDATE: The White House says that if Israel were to move forward with a controversial housing development in east Jerusalem, it would distance Israel from, quote, "even its closest allies."
October 01, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings
UPDATE: Raising the stakes in their standoff with the authorities, Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters threatened to occupy key government buildings unless the territory's top official resigns by ...
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New Hampshire police believe suspect is in Georgia
UPDATE: A New Hampshire man suspected of killing his parents and setting their house on fire is believed to be in the Atlanta area, a police detective said Wednesday.
October 01, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday
UPDATE: Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out three candles representing the past, present and future and thanking family and friends for thei...
October 01, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saudi overhaul reshapes Islam's holiest city Mecca
As a child, Osama al-Bar would walk from his home past Islam's holiest site, the Kaaba, to the market of spice and fabric merchants where his father owned a store. At that time, Mecca was so small,...
October 01, 2014 12:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Questions and answers about the US Ebola case
U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas h...
October 01, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Petition seeks charges in crash that killed 7
A Georgia man hopes an online petition will help persuade a northwestern Indiana prosecutor to file criminal charges against a trucker for a crash that killed seven of the man's family members.
October 01, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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APNewsBreak: Nazi hunter pushes for new probe
The Simon Wiesenthal Center has identified dozens of former members of Nazi mobile death squads who might still be alive, and is pushing the German government for an investigation, The Associated P...
October 01, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man struck, killed by transit train in Atlanta
Authorities say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter train at a downtown station.
October 01, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecution: Dunn shooting to kill
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Michael Dunn was shooting to kill, not defending himself, when he fired at 17-year-old Jordan Davis after the two had an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville conveni...
October 01, 2014 12:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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