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Tuesday August 4th, 2015 3:23AM
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Mond...
11:05PM ( 4 hours ago )
Structural issues delay Clarkesville downtown redevelopment
Clarkesville leaders learned Monday night the downtown redevelopment planned for the east side of the Clarkesville Square will be delayed due to structural issues.
11:05PM ( 4 hours ago )
Report: US-led strikes in Iraq, Syria killed 459 civilians
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Mo...
9:09PM ( 6 hours ago )
Helen officials hash out city park changes
Discussions are continuing about the future of Helen Riverside Park.
7:57PM ( 7 hours ago )
Delta says it's banning shipment of hunting 'trophies'
Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies.
6:34PM ( 8 hours ago )
Former President Jimmy Carter undergoes liver operation
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman.Carter Center spokeswo...
5:11PM ( 10 hours ago )
The Latest: Authorities looking at retaliation as a motive
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — The latest on a fatal shooting outside a Mississippi courthouse (all times local):7:15 p.m.Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest says authorities are investigating whethe...
8:20PM ( 7 hours ago )
Bobbi Kristina Brown buried next to her mother
Family and friends gathered at a cemetery Monday to pay their final respects to Bobbi Kristina Brown as she was buried next to her mother, singer Whitney Houston.
6:30PM ( 8 hours ago )
Police make arrest in killing of man in Hyatt Place hotel
Police say they've arrested a suspect on a murder charge after a deadly shooting at a Hyatt Place hotel near Atlanta.
5:19PM ( 10 hours ago )
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New Hampshire officials probing tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Safety officials in New Hampshire worked through the night investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed two spectators and injured at least 22 o...
1:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight
DIXON, Calif. (AP) — California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars.The delta smelt lives in the Sacramento-San Joaquin R...
1:22AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mission at Hiroshima's dome: Saving blasted bits of history
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The crumbling brick and concrete walls of the Atomic Bomb Dome, as it is known today, rise above the Motoyasu River. The bomb so devastated Hiroshima that there are few other r...
1:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 19 hours from now )
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive...
10:04AM ( 6 hours from now )
Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
11:39PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singapore
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.Speaking in Singapo...
2:35AM ( 48 minutes ago )
Asia stocks uneven as China data weighs on confidence
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a F...
1:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) — These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.Prices for c...
12:54AM ( 2 hours ago )
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State police search for suspect in shooting outside concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police with K-9 dogs are searching the woods for a person suspected of shooting two people outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey.The shooting happened late Monday...
2:37AM ( 45 minutes ago )
2 wounded in shooting outside hip-hop concert in New Jersey
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police say two people have been wounded in a shooting outside a hip-hop concert in central New Jersey and a suspect is still at large.Authorities say the shooting happened l...
1:11AM ( 2 hours ago )
Streep finds her inner rocker in 'Ricki and the Flash'
Early on in "Ricki and the Flash," Ricki (Meryl Streep) gets a call that disarms her before she's even decided to pick it up. With smoky eyes, braided rocker hair and a swagger that suggests skin tha...
12:01AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner buys share of Ganassi
Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman has agreed to buy an interest in the race team owned by Chip Ganassi.
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1:32AM ( 4 days ago )
Army Corps: Savannah harbor expansion taking big steps ahead
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The federal agency overseeing the $706 million deepening of the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah says it now expects dredging to start three months sooner than expected.Th...
5:39PM ( 3 days ago )