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Ohio teacher fired over comment on black president
An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president.
April 18, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned
Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never desi...
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Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12
An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving four missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. Several m...
April 18, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Some of today's headlines are: State warns against leaving children in vehicles - Georgia woman sentenced in investment fraud scheme - Pedestrian struck, killed by minivan in east Georgia
April 18, 2014 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine insurgents reject call to quit buildings
Dashing hopes of progress raised by a diplomatic deal in Geneva, pro-Russian insurgents who have occupied government buildings in more than 10 Ukrainian cities said Friday they will not leave them ...
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White House updating online privacy policy
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clar...
April 18, 2014 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Remembering an officer slain after bombs went off
Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and then died doing it, becoming a central character in one of the most gripping...
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Views differ of imam accused in US terrorism case
An Egyptian imam who led a London mosque more than a dozen years ago was portrayed in opening statements at his terrorism trial as an enthusiastic supporter of al-Qaida by a prosecutor and as a rea...
April 18, 2014 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our own and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too ...
April 17, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced
UPDATE: Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for ...
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