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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: GDOT restricting lane closures during holidays - Country artist headlines Gov. Deal inaugural gala - Georgia Aquarium has new executive VP and COO - Georgia jobless rate drop...
December 18, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.
December 18, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 astronauts will expand envelope with 1-year spaceflight
The two men assigned to a one-year spaceflight say their upcoming mission will allow the world to push deeper into space.
December 18, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds sue New York City over Rikers Island jail violence
Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex and address what a Justice Department investigation found was a "deep-seated cultur...
December 18, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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SpaceX delays space station delivery until January
The space station astronauts will have to wait until next month for their Christmas delivery.
December 18, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP Exclusive: Sydney hostage planned daring escape
UPDATE: The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O'Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead.
December 17, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida parole commission gives 'prison Houdini' hope
UPDATE: A man known as a "prison Houdini" might finally see freedom after more than 35 years — this time without an elaborate escape.
December 17, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican wins Arizona House seat after recount
UPDATE: Republicans will have their largest U.S. House majority in 83 years when the new Congress convenes next month, after a recount in Arizona gave the final outstanding race to a Republican cha...
December 17, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pakistan buries victims of school massacre
UPDATE: At cemeteries across the Pakistani city of Peshawar, families lowered the rough wooden coffins of young boys and their teachers into the cold ground and gathered under funeral tents or at h...
December 17, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law ...
December 18, 2014 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reformers target traffic courts in Ferguson
In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, legal activists suggested that some of the raw anger that erupted in suburban St. Louis had its roots in an unlikely place — traffic court.
December 18, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sony film took aim at North Korea's biggest taboo
If the U.S. government's claim is correct that North Korea was involved in the unprecedented hack attack on Sony Pictures that scuttled Seth Rogen's latest comedy, no one can say they weren't warne...
December 18, 2014 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Q&A: Drones might help explain how tornadoes form
Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more a...
December 18, 2014 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect
At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities — many of them beaten, starved or left alone to drown while agencies had ...
December 18, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama woman admits role in tax fraud
A Phenix City woman has pleaded guilty to having a role in a tax fraud ring that operated in east Alabama and west Georgia.
December 18, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama reignites political debate over Cuba
The surprising move by President Barack Obama to restore U.S. ties with Cuba reignited long-simmering political passions over the fate of the island nation, reinforcing yet another difference betwe...
December 18, 2014 08:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Odd News Roundup
Today's stories are: Man unable to use arms faces gun possession charge - Among change, gift of jewels for Salvation Army - Pampered pets that don duds move to the mainstream - Unclaimed ashes to b...
December 17, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Key dates in US relations with Cuba
UPDATE: A timeline of events in US and Cuba relations.
December 17, 2014 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: Arctic loses snow, ice; absorbs more heat
The Arctic and its future are looking dimmer every year, a new federal report says.
December 17, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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