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Jurors told salmonella trial may exceed 2 months
The trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up at least two months.
July 30, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strike on crowded Gaza area kills 16, wounds 150
UPDATE: An Israeli airstrike hit a crowded Gaza shopping area on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and wounding more than 150, hours after Israeli tank shells slammed into a U.N. school shelter...
July 30, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aides: Senate could confirm several ambassadors
A series of ambassadors could be confirmed before lawmakers adjourn this week, including a new U.S. envoy to Russia.
July 30, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman found badly beaten on Silver Comet Trail
Authorities say a 42-year-old woman is hospitalized after she was found badly beaten on the Silver Comet Trail northwest of Atlanta.
July 30, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not h...
July 30, 2014 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge
A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana when a freight train surprised them as they walked along the tracks.
July 30, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Japan practices amphibious landing in Hawaii
Japan has been practicing storming beaches with the U.S. and other countries in Hawaii this month. The amphibious landing exercises, which are relatively new to Japan's military, come as Tokyo trie...
July 30, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP ANALYSIS: Amid war, endgames in Gaza emerge
The savage fighting between Israel and Hamas is escalating in Gaza, cease-fire efforts take on elements of farce, and bravado rules the public discourse. But even through the fog of war, a few endg...
July 30, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woman forgives husband who left son in hot car
A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and that she forgives him.
July 29, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly
UPDATE: U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by...
July 30, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine: Clashes prevent visit to jet debris site
Almost two weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down, clashes on Wednesday between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels again prevented international experts from reaching the crash site ...
July 30, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed
UPDATE: An 8-year-old boy who was sleeping early Wednesday died after a bullet fired from outside went through the home's wall and into his bedroom, hitting him, Detroit police said.
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Georgia agency participating in heat safety campaign - Georgia tax holiday approaching - Savannah wins water taste test award - Atlanta, Macon break record low temperatures -...
July 30, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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US appeals court blocks Mississippi abortion law
Mississippi's governor and attorney general will have to decide whether to challenge a federal appeals court ruling that is keeping the state's only abortion clinic in business.
July 30, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Last crew member of Enola Gay dies at 93
ATLANTA — The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, hastening the end of World War II and forcing the world into the atomic age, has died in Georgia. Theodore ...
July 30, 2014 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies
UPDATE: A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.
July 29, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full appeals court upholds labels on meat packages
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld new government rules requiring labels on packaged steaks, ribs and other cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
July 29, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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In GOP South, pushback against Obama climate rules
In the Republican Southeast, critics are pushing back against President Barack Obama's plan to cut pollution from power plants.
July 29, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska
The release of carbon dioxide into the air from power plant smokestacks to the tailpipe on your car could pose a risk to red king crab and other lucrative fisheries in Alaska, a new report says.
July 29, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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