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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Georgia transportation officials offer driver safety tips - Strong storms possible on Christmas Eve across Georgia - Georgia prosecutor to be nominated for federal post
December 22, 2014 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings
UPDATE: The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor's door and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," accor...
December 22, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Going it alone, Obama rocked the boat in 2014
President Barack Obama rang in 2014 by declaring a "year of action," vowing to strengthen the nation by focusing on fairness, competitiveness and the power of American diplomacy. Since Congress see...
December 22, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Railroads seek one-person crews for freight trains
When American freight trains delivered cargo after World War II, the steam-belching beasts commonly had seven people aboard — an engineer, a conductor, up to four brakemen and a fireman.
December 22, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge seems skeptical of challenge to Obama immigration plan
A federal judge on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of an Arizona sheriff's lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama's plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation.
December 22, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York mayor: No protests until after officer funerals
UPDATE: New York's mayor on Monday called for protests and political debate to pause until after funerals are held for two officers shot and killed inside their patrol car this weekend by a man vow...
December 22, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Protesters: Not time for Cuba ties
MIAMI — Waving U.S. and Cuban flags and chanting “Obama, traitor,” anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president’s plan to normalize rela...
December 20, 2014 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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President says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony “made a mistake” in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea’s leader, and he pledged the U.S. would respond “in a place an...
December 20, 2014 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sugarland, promoter settle with state fair victims
Country duo Sugarland, concert promoter Live Nation and 16 other defendants have agreed to pay $39 million to settle claims stemming from the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse, lawyers ...
December 19, 2014 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Authorities: Man vandalized town's 9-11 memorial
A Georgia man has been charged with vandalizing a New Jersey town's Sept. 11 memorial, including painting a beam from the World Trade Center.
December 22, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting
A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday.
December 22, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Immigrants apply for Arizona driver's licenses
Young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy started applying Monday for Arizona driver's licenses after a judge barred the state from denying the privilege.
December 22, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Convict in 1964 civil-rights deaths won't confess
Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen bears the signs of his 89 years. His hands are still scarred and rough from decades in the east Mississippi sawmills. He has a muscular build even as he ma...
December 22, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Late at night, Christie doing 2016 foreign policy homework
It's after 9 p.m. on a Sunday night in late November and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is deep into a conference call, talking about nuclear weapons and Iran.
December 22, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost
Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004. A child of rural Myanmar, she boarded a small boat seeking a better life in Thailand, just as the Indian Ocean t...
December 22, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb police: Suspect dead after standoff
Police say a suspect who at times during a standoff in southern DeKalb County fired on officers and civilians has been killed.
December 22, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting - Yakima official suspended for too many texts - Gold tooth dropped into Missouri donation kettle - Texas eatery worker gets mi...
December 19, 2014 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response
UPDATE: President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate North Korea's leader and pledged the U.S. would respond "in a plac...
December 19, 2014 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Theater shooter's parents plead for his life
UPDATE: The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether ...
December 19, 2014 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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