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Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate says she supports creating a refugee sc...
July 28, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal on veterans' health care costs at least $15B
A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified re...
July 28, 2014 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: About 84,000 Georgia children to begin pre-school - Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Georgia - 4 kids hurt when car rolls down driveway - Pilot killed in NE Georg...
July 28, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime
The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday.
July 28, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
July 28, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel
The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters, with "no need to...
July 28, 2014 08:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Man dies after lightning hits California beach
A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.
July 28, 2014 08:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers complain Obama is too aloof with Congress
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both parties complain...
July 26, 2014 11:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mobile app made for anniversary of Battle of Atlanta
ATLANTA — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship have releas...
July 26, 2014 01:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attack on park in Gaza war kills 10, most children
A strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people Monday, nine of them children, as Israeli and Palestinian authorities traded blame over the attack and fighting in the Gaza war raged on despite a major Mus...
July 28, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police team turns back from Ukraine crash site
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
July 28, 2014 12:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry
Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
July 28, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina congressmen say SRS has money for fuel project
Gov. Nikki Haley and members of South Carolina's congressional delegation say federal legislators have secured enough money to make sure a nuclear fuel project at the Savannah River Site goes forward.
July 28, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing
A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.
July 28, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report says surveillance is hampering journalists
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to repo...
July 28, 2014 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia
Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
July 28, 2014 08:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston’s Senate loss means less clout for Ga.
SAVANNAH — For two decades, Rep. Jack Kingston was a congressman who routinely crushed his opponents on election night — winning a new term every other year with vote totals between 63 and 77 perce...
July 28, 2014 12:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republicans work to avert U.S. Senate upset in Georgia
ATHENS — Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia’s Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume ...
July 27, 2014 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta demonstrators rally over Gaza
Hundreds of protesters on either side of the war in Gaza faced off on a busy downtown Atlanta street Friday, chanting and waving signs or flags. Atlanta Police estimated about 500 people participat...
July 26, 2014 01:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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