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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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3 burglars share tips of trade in crime prevention video
Police looking to educate the public about ways to prevent break-ins turned to the experts — a trio of convicted burglars.
May 26, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Britain faces tension over push for less EU control
UPDATE: European Union officials welcomed a French-German push for closer cooperation among the countries that use the euro, while British Prime Minister David Cameron's office said that won't dera...
May 26, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Navy medical research lab in Connecticut gets new commander
A psychiatrist with lengthy service aboard submarines, Navy Capt. Steven Wechsler for the past three years has led a little-known medical research laboratory in Groton, where teams of scientists wo...
May 26, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Authorities searching for woman who went missing from boat - Person of interest in Macon woman's death found dead - Cellphone thieves targeting college students in Atlanta - ...
May 26, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 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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Amtrak to install long-sought cameras in locomotives
UPDATE: Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which invest...
May 26, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bill Clinton company shows complexity of family finances
The newly released financial files on Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton's growing fortune omit a company with no apparent employees or assets that the former president has legally used to provide con...
May 26, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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High court to consider appeal over exclusion of black jurors
UPDATE: The Supreme Court will consider whether prosecutors improperly singled out potential black jurors in notes and then excluded them all from the death penalty trial of a black Georgia man acc...
May 26, 2015 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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French diplomat doesn't see Iran nuke deal by end of June
France's ambassador in Washington says world powers and Iran will probably miss an end-of-June deadline for a comprehensive nuclear agreement.
May 26, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supreme Court sides with KBR in false claims dispute
The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of defense contractor KBR Inc. in a whistleblower lawsuit over claims that the company overbilled the government for work in Iraq.
May 26, 2015 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran begins closed-door trial of Washington Post reporter
An Iranian security court on Tuesday held the first hearing in the closed trial of an Iranian-American reporter for The Washington Post who has been detained for more than 10 months, the official I...
May 26, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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