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Obama blames violence in Ukraine squarely on Russia
By Bradley Klapper Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama suggested Thursday the U.S. might impose new economic sanctions on Russia, blaming it squarely for the warfare in east...
August 29, 2014 12:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks, armor
UPDATE: Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had "outright lied" about its role and dangerously escalated th...
August 28, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family sues East Point after death in custody
UPDATE: The family of a man who died while in the custody of East Point police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the former officers and city, the family's lawyer said Thursday.
August 28, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta police officer arrested in woman's death
An Atlanta Police officer suspected in the murder of a 26-year-old woman has been arrested while trying to catch a flight to Mexico, authorities say.
August 28, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Construction time uncertain for Georgia nuclear plant
Georgia Power said its $6.7 billion budget to build a new nuclear plant is holding steady, but it reported Thursday that builders face "challenges" sticking to the construction schedule and costs c...
August 28, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jihadists kill dozens of captured Syrian soldiers
UPDATE: The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeti...
August 28, 2014 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scientists dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues
UPDATE: Stephen Gire and more than 50 colleagues — five of whom died from Ebola while fighting the outbreak in Africa — have mapped the genetic code of this strain of Ebola.
August 28, 2014 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved
UPDATE: For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks — some weighing hundreds of pounds — zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the...
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Gun company cuts ties with reality TV star
UPDATE: A Louisiana firearms company at the center of the reality TV show "Sons of Guns" distanced itself from the program's star this week after he was arrested on charges of repeatedly raping a c...
August 28, 2014 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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CDC worker flown home to US over Ebola concerns
UPDATE: A CDC staff member who worked in close proximity to someone infected by the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been flown by charter jet back home to Atlanta to monitor potential symptom...
August 28, 2014 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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