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Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general
Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.
April 27, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kerry: Will urge Iran FM to push Yemen rebels to talks
Secretary of State John Kerry says he will use a meeting with his Iranian counterpart to urge Iran to push the Shiite rebels it supports in Yemen back to the negotiating table.
April 27, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare'
House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health car...
April 27, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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News guide: Movie theater shooting trial opens in Colorado
Opening statements are set Monday in the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at top elements in the case.
April 27, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE: Latest headlines are : High school teacher killed in wreck with prom-going teens - Trial begins for woman accused in convenience store slaying - 2 injured when Amtrak train hits car in Nort...
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Georgia hospital agrees to $20 million false billing settlement
Federal prosecutors say a central Georgia hospital system has agreed to a multimillion dollar settlement to resolve allegations of fraudulent Medicare billing.
April 27, 2015 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Director of state agency that investigates judges steps down
The director of the state agency charged with investigating judicial misconduct resigned Monday, the same day a newspaper reported details of his billing arrangement with the agency.
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Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
UPDATE: Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers urged a jury Monday to spare his life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led down the path to terrorism by his increasingly fanatical...
April 27, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Thousands attend funeral for Freddie Gray in Baltimore
UPDATE: A mix of mourning and civil rights protest took center stage Monday at a funeral attended by thousands paying tribute to a man who died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police cust...
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Storms hamper search for 4 sailors missing on Alabama coast
UPDATE: As torrential rain and heavy winds continued to batter Alabama's coast Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for four people missing after a deadly weekend storm killed two peop...
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