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Budget proposal: Obama calls for $74B in additional gov’t spending
WASHINGTON — Declaring an end to “mindless austerity,” President Barack Obama called for a surge in government spending Thursday, and asked Congress to throw out the sweeping budget cuts both parti...
January 30, 2015 12:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia News Roundup
UPDATE - Today's headlines are: Salman Rushdie to deliver lecture on human rights at Emory - Plane Train at Atlanta's airport to get major overhaul - 1 person killed, 3 others wounded in DeKalb Cou...
January 29, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez goes on trial on murder charges
UPDATE: With his old team about to play in the Super Bowl, former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez went on trial on murder charges Thursday, watching from the defense table as prosecutors ...
January 29, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chief: Not clear how officer was hurt when teen was killed
UPDATE: The Denver police chief says it is not clear from a preliminary investigation how an officer was injured when a 17-year-old girl driving a stolen car was killed by police.
January 29, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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US colleges seek economic diversity in students from China
UPDATE: Widely regarded overseas as places only for children of the rich and powerful, top American universities like Yale and Harvard are increasing efforts to attract the best international stude...
January 29, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Families plead for lives of IS hostages as swap hopes fade
UPDATE: The father of a Jordanian fighter pilot and the wife of a Japanese journalist held by the Islamic State group pleaded for their loved ones' lives after a possible prisoner swap wasn't carri...
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Attorney General nominee picks up GOP support
UPDATE: Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch picked up her first Republican endorsement Thursday en route to likely confirmation as the first black woman in the nation's top law enforcement job.
January 29, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gas blast at Mexico children's hospital, at least 2 dead
UPDATE: Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion on Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen con...
January 29, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fort Hood gunman Hasan says he wants to keep top lawyer
UPDATE: The gunman who killed 13 people at a Texas military base in 2009 appeared in court Thursday without the beard he had fought to keep and said he wanted to keep his lead appeals lawyer. A cha...
January 29, 2015 02:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Indonesian investigators: Crashed AirAsia flown by co-pilot
Indonesian investigators announced Thursday the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control when he struggled to recover the aircraft as stall warnings sounded.
January 29, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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