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Senator: Drop nomination of controversial judge
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says President Barack Obama's controversial pick of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be...
September 22, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance
UPDATE: Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second ...
September 22, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off
UPDATE: A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal ri...
September 22, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Streets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown ends
UPDATE: Streets in Sierra Leone's capital bustled again Monday after an unprecedented nationwide shutdown during which officials said more than 1 million households were checked for Ebola patients ...
September 22, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Gainesville health providers wary of county clinic - Camden sheriffs finds funding for inmate education - Search to resume for man who fell from lake dock - Teen stabbed to d...
September 22, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delaware authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries
UPDATE: A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said.
September 22, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its...
September 22, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide
EDINBURGH, Scotland — Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence. ...
September 19, 2014 10:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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After vote to stay in UK, Scots must heal divide
UPDATE: Following a long night that brought floods of relief for some and bitter disappointment for others, Scotland awoke with a hangover Friday after voting to reject independence.
September 19, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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US spacecraft enters Mars orbit, India probe next
UPDATE: Next up, India. With NASA's Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India's first mission to the red planet.
September 22, 2014 04:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case
UPDATE: Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A ...
September 22, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Body of man who fell from lake dock found
Authorities say they've recovered the body of an Atlanta man believed to have drowned after falling from a dock into Lake Lanier.
September 22, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
UPDATE: Fierce fighting Monday between the Islamic State militant group and Kurdish forces just over the border in Syria brought the battle closer to Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands...
September 22, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody
Massachusetts law enforcement officials say they have been notified that three Afghan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise are in custody at the Canadian border.
September 22, 2014 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops
UPDATE: A wave of suicide bombings by Islamic State militants in western Iraq has killed 40 soldiers amid waning efforts by security forces to retake territory from the Sunni extremist group, a sen...
September 22, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN to bind nations on new foreign terrorist rules
UPDATE: The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt a binding resolution this week that would require nations to bar their citizens from traveling abroad to join terrorism organizations, part of...
September 22, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Districts in Orlando, Atlanta split school prize
UPDATE: In a first for the prestigious education award, districts in Florida and Georgia will split the $1 million Broad Prize — the largest education award given to U.S. public schools.
September 22, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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California wildfire crews brace for weather shift
Crews battling a huge Northern California wildfire threatening thousands of homes braced for hotter temperatures and erratic winds Monday after cooler, wet weather helped them make progress over th...
September 22, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Syria vote isn't last word from Congress on war
As far as Congress is concerned, President Barack Obama's Mideast war strategy isn't in the clear yet.
September 22, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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