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Gun carry rights expanded in Georgia under new law
Following mass shootings in recent years, some states have pursued stronger limits on guns, while others such as Georgia have taken the opposite path, with advocates arguing people should be allowe...
April 24, 2014 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boy says he sang gospel song, abductor freed him
A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man re...
April 23, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate
UPDATE: The fight for the Senate majority boils down to boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian — if party operatives' spin is to be believed.
April 23, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama offering Japan security, economic assurances
UPDATE: Facing fresh questions about his commitment to Asia, President Barack Obama will seek to convince Japan's leaders Thursday that he can deliver on his security and economic pledges, even as ...
April 23, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport security vulnerabilities not uncommon
UPDATE: Aviation security experts say the San Jose airport is hardly alone when it comes to weaknesses in securing its airfield. While some larger airports have invested heavily in technology that ...
April 23, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Korea ferry toll hits 156 as search gets tougher
UPDATE: Looming in the background is a sensitive issue: When to bring in the cranes and begin the salvage effort by cutting up and raising the submerged vessel. The government has warned that the w...
April 23, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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More guilty pleas planned in dog fighting probe
Eight of the 14 people arrested in a multi-state dog fighting investigation have filed court papers saying they want to plead guilty.
April 23, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's stories are: Grand jury: Deadly use of force unauthorized - Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Georgia - Georgia man pleads not guilty in deadly North Dakota crash - Sava...
April 23, 2014 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia agency eases rules on development near marsh
The state Environmental Protection Division will no longer require developers to keep a 25-foot construction buffer from the edge of some coastal salt marshes, and the decision has Georgia conserva...
April 23, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report on CIA interrogations shadows Gitmo trials
The planned release of portions of the Senate report on the CIA's use of harsh interrogation techniques could add to the legal complications facing the long-delayed U.S. military tribunals of terro...
April 23, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg drift
Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier.
April 23, 2014 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amid Russian warning, Ukraine's in a security bind
UPDATE: Ukraine's highly publicized goal to recapture police stations and government buildings seized by pro-Russia forces in the east produced little action on the ground Wednesday but ignited for...
April 23, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge delays trial in loud music killing case
UPDATE: A judge on Wednesday ruled to delay the trial indefinitely for a Florida man accused of murdering a Marietta teenager during an argument over loud music.
April 23, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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9 indicted in kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father
UPDATE: On Tuesday, an indictment charged nine people in 63-year-old Frank Janssen's abduction, including 49-year-old Bloods member Kelvin Melton, who authorities said was calling the shots by cell...
April 23, 2014 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name
A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.
April 23, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt
Unidentified material that washed ashore in southwestern Australia and is being examined for any link to the lost Malaysian plane is unlikely to have come from the jet, an official said Wednesday.
April 23, 2014 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Michigan affirmative ban is OK, Supreme Court says
UPDATE: A state's voters are free to outlaw the use of race as a factor in college admissions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a blow to affirmative action that also laid bare tensions among the...
April 22, 2014 04:05 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sub records detailed images of WWII wreck
An unmanned submarine has recorded some of the most detailed images of two American ships that sank off the coast of England during World War II, according to the Massachusetts company that surveye...
April 22, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grand jury indicts 9 people in North Carolina kidnapping case
Federal authorities say nine people have been indicted in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father.
April 22, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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