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Cops: Ex-Fox producer kills himself outside New York City headquarters
UPDATE: A former employee of a Fox television station in Texas shot himself to death outside the company's New York headquarters Monday, shortly after handing out fliers saying the company had ende...
January 26, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides
UPDATE: NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years.
January 26, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it's his
UPDATE: A two-foot-long drone apparently flown by a hobbyist crashed on the White House grounds Monday in an extraordinary, if unintended, breach that raised fresh questions about the president's s...
January 26, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter
UPDATE: A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking classified details of an operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions to a New York Times reporter.
January 26, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Georgia parole board to hold clemency hearing for man set to die - Arson-damaged school near Atlanta to reopen Monday - Ice possible in higher elevations of Georgia ...
January 26, 2015 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kurds celebrate ousting Islamic State fighters from Kobani
UPDATE: Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S...
January 26, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sex-abuse civil trial to unveil Boy Scout 'perversion' files
The sexual abuse of a 13-year-old Boy Scout by an adult volunteer was part of a "sordid history of child sexual abuse" within the organization that has been documented internally by the Boy Scouts ...
January 26, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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China's shadow looms large over Obama visit to India
As President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in New Delhi this week, the shadow of a third player hung over the talks: neighboring China, which has complicated relationship...
January 26, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Panic attack, bad back: Theater shooting brings jury excuses
One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James...
January 26, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eurozone looks for dialogue after stunning Greece elections
UPDATE: For a man long seen as the eurozone's worst nightmare, Alexis Tsipras has had a smooth first day as prime minister of Greece.
January 26, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alabama appeals decision blocking ban on same-sex marriage
UPDATE: Alabama on Monday began the process of appealing a federal judge's decision that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage — a decision that was put on hold to allow time for the appeal.
January 26, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: Savannah River has room for Georgia, South Carolina to build new port
UPDATE: The Savannah River has enough room for cargo ships to accommodate Georgia and South Carolina adding a new port terminal downstream from the busy Port of Savannah, according to a study prese...
January 26, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Failed Iraqi bomber named in Islamic State hostage crisis
In the moments after her husband blew himself up in the ballroom of a Jordanian hotel as part of an al-Qaida plot, Sajida al-Rishawi fled the scene of chaos wearing her own explosive belt.
January 26, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt
A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs.
January 26, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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'March: Book Two' shows all sides of civil rights movement
A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring a young John Lewis into the civil rights movement.
January 26, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rep. Peake to introduce bill legalizing cannabis oil
ATLANTA — A Georgia lawmaker will officially introduce a bill legalizing cannabis oil for people with cancer, seizure disorders and other chronic diseases Monday as the General Assembly returns to ...
January 24, 2015 12:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Prince Andrew denies claims he had sex with underage girl
Britain's Prince Andrew on Thursday publicly denied for the first time allegations that he had sex with an underage teenager.
January 22, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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NTSB: Planes should have technologies so they can be found
Following incidents in which airliners vanished, U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow ...
January 22, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kerry: Iraq coalition has killed 50 percent of IS leaders
Iraq and its allies have made significant gains in battling Islamic State militants, killing thousands of fighters and 50 percent of the group's top commanders, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry s...
January 22, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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