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Court throws out Chiquita terror payment claims
A divided federal appeals court on Thursday threw out claims against produce giant Chiquita Brands International made by relatives of thousands of Colombians killed during years of bloody civil war.
July 24, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
Today's headlines are: Regenerative engineering, medicine retreat at UGA - Georgia health officials seek input on WIC program - Metro Atlanta jobless rate rises to 7.6 percent - Sandy Springs polic...
July 24, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed' in Mali
UPDATE: An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali during a rainstorm, officials said. France deployed...
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As Iraq gets new president, car bomb kills 21
UPDATE: Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
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Dad charged after fallen dresser kills 2 toddlers
The father of two toddlers who died after a dresser fell on them is facing involuntary manslaughter charges because he heard a crash and didn't immediately check on his daughters, a prosecutor said...
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Storm slams Virginia campground; 2 dead
UPDATE: The sky turned black and cellphones pinged with emergency messages. Moments later, a fierce storm tore through a sprawling, carnival-like campground Thursday, snapping dozens of trees and f...
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Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found
UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by an Indiana teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.
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Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands
UPDATE: Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a pla...
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Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15
UPDATE: Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the st...
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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated
UPDATE: For the first time in three decades, scientists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of ancient fossils: the bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at lea...
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