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Bush campaign raffling off ticket to Colbert debut
Jeb Bush isn't just going to be a guest on Stephen Colbert's late-night debut on CBS. He's turned it into a fundraising opportunity.
August 27, 2015 02:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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The US economy's second quarter went from solid to stellar
UPDATE: The U.S. economy staged a far bigger rebound last quarter than first thought, outpacing the rest of the developed world and bolstering confidence that it will remain sturdy in coming months...
August 27, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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6 missing in Dominica as TS Erika unleashes landslides
UPDATE: A police official in Dominica says at least four people have died in severe flooding and mudslides caused by Tropical Storm Erika on the eastern Caribbean island.
August 27, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Jersey teacher who was late for work 111 times keeps job
UPDATE: An elementary school teacher has been allowed to keep his job even though he was late for work 111 times over a two-year period.
August 27, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP EXCLUSIVE: California tax donations lost in bureaucracy
Every year when they do their taxes, Californians donate millions for charitable causes, but nearly $10 million of that money sat unspent in government accounts at the end of last year and some of ...
August 27, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democratic Party lags in money before presidential year
The Democratic National Committee barely has more cash than it does IOUs, and it is being outraised month after month by its Republican competitor.
August 27, 2015 12:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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IS suicide bombing kills 2 Iraqi army generals in Anbar
An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two Iraqi army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said.
August 27, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
The latest headlines are: Defendant awaiting punishment in FAMU case to be sentenced - Metro Atlanta's jobless rate rises slightly to 6.1 percent - Man who dressed as Ninja to rob store is convicte...
August 27, 2015 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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AP sues over access to FBI records involving fake news story
The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software o...
August 27, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama says New Orleans is 'moving forward' after hurricane
UPDATE: President Barack Obama says New Orleans is "moving forward" a decade after Hurricane Katrina dealt it a devastating blow.
August 27, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet
The Obama administration is trying to disentangle itself from another controversy over Medicare coverage. Amputees are protesting this time, fearing they'll be denied the latest technology for arti...
August 27, 2015 01:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Austria finds 20, maybe up to 50, migrants dead in truck
Austrian police on Thursday discovered the decomposing bodies of at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — migrants stacked in a truck parked on the shoulder of the main highway from Budapest to Vienna.
August 27, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Same-sex couple cheers gay marriage ruling in Kentucky
A Kentucky clerk's office on Thursday again refused to issue a marriage license to a gay couple, in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage across the country two m...
August 27, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts
Police cleared out one of France's biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift shelters next to a Paris region highway in the pouring rain.
August 27, 2015 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police confront North Dakota students armed with telescope
Two North Dakota State University students got a scare when armed police officers mistook their telescope for a rifle.
August 27, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scientists squabble while Africa's only penguins perish
They're cute, knee-high, they bray like donkeys and are a tourist attraction near Cape Town. But African Penguins — the continent's only species of the flightless bird — are at risk of extinction.
August 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Watershed management to launch 'No Wipes in Pipes' campaign
Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management is launching a campaign to bring awareness to how flushing wipes affect the sewer systems.
August 27, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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3rd-grader who shot child at school got gun in home kitchen
A third-grader who accidentally shot a classmate at school found the weapon while exploring his family's kitchen, authorities said.
August 27, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinkhole in China swallows 5 people
A sinkhole in a northeastern Chinese city swallowed five people in a dramatic scene that was captured on security video and shared widely on Chinese social media.
August 27, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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