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Friday May 22nd, 2015 10:39PM
US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by...
9:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
Ex-Hall County Deputy arrested for invasion of privacy
A former Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy is now in custody following an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
6:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Kayaker rescued from Chattahoochee River in Suwanee
Gwinnett County Emergency crews rescued a kayaker from the Chattahoochee River Friday afternoon.
5:37PM ( 5 hours ago )
Search for new Hall Co. Library Director begins
The search is on for a new Hall County Library Systems Director.
4:34PM ( 6 hours ago )
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 10 hours ago )
Mobile home on Friendship Rd. destroyed by fire
A family of three has been displaced by an early morning fire at their home on Friendship Road in south Hall County.
10:29AM ( 12 hours ago )
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 13 hours from now )
N. Ga high school senior invites soldier who rescued family to graduation
A Georgia high school senior invited the soldier who helped her family escape from Iraq during the first Gulf War to her graduation.
12:58PM ( 9 hours ago )
GHS confers honorary diplomas to Davis, Ivey and Miller
Since 2009, Gainesville High School has conferred honorary diplomas on citizens who have made an impact on the city school system, and the tradition continued at a reception Thursday night.
11:13AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Local/State
Mexico: 43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in west
ECUANDUREO, Mexico (AP) — At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mex...
10:24PM ( 14 minutes ago )
DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying
WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-convict denied bond on a murder charge Friday had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said, and their investigatio...
10:16PM ( 22 minutes ago )
What happens to collection of phone records if law expires?
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate appeared headed for early Saturday morning votes on whether to change the way the National Security Agency handles American calling records, raising the possibility of a h...
10:16PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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National
Battle-tested Dragons ready to pull off another road win in championship series
Forget “Mad Max,” Jefferson baseball might as well be re-making its own movie of similar vein this spring -- starring as themselves in “The Road Warrior(s).”
11:59PM ( 1 hour from now )
VIDEO: Gainesville baseball rides chemistry, momentum into championship series
For years, the Gainesville baseball team gazed at the outfield wall at Ivey-Watson Field -- adorned with seven state championship banners -- and wondered when the next might come.
5:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Buford-Whitewater: Who has the experience in epic AAAA title showdown?
If experience is king in the playoffs, then is perhaps Buford, the No. 1 team in Class AAAA and considered by many to be the class of the entire state -- and ranked in the top 10 nationally -- the underdog in Saturday’s championship series against Whitewater?
1:10PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Senate clears White House-backed trade bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a h...
10:04PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Dolphin, 3 pelicans found dead in California oil spill
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dead dolphin and three dead pelicans have been found near the area of an oil spill on the California coast, officials said Friday.Veterinarian Michael Ziccardi said it's not clear...
9:57PM ( 41 minutes ago )
US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note.Major indexes fell from the start on Friday as oil drillers and other energy-related companies followed oil prices lower....
5:43PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Hundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marilyn and Tommy Burress knew when they heard blues legend B.B. King had died that they had to pay their final respects."My father played with B.B. back in the early days," said Tomm...
8:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her pro...
7:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university
DETROIT (AP) — A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.The typewritten memoir, tentativ...
6:56PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 2 days ago )
David McCoy sweeps Late Model features at Toccoa
David McCoy proved to be tough to beat again Saturday night at Toccoa Raceway, as he swept both Late Model features at the historic Toccoa, Ga. clay speedway.
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 14 hours ago )
Flowery Branch moves forward with downtown redevelopment
The Flowery Branch City Council has given approval to start the pre-design work on a redesign of the city's downtown area.
7:38PM ( 3 days ago )