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Plea for peace and Ukraine’s independence in Sochi
In the fading light in the mountains above Sochi, the athletes and flags from Russia and Ukraine appeared side by side Saturday, united by success on the opening day of action at the Paralympics as the discord between their nations deepens.
Oil slicks spotted in hunt for jet with 239 aboard
Vietnamese air force planes spotted two large oil slicks Saturday in the region where a Malaysia Airlines jetliner disappeared, the first sign that the Boeing 777 with 239 people aboard had crashed.
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Department of Labor hosting job fair in Rock Spring
The Georgia Department of Labor is preparing to host a career expo featuring 45 employers in northwest Georgia.
Copperheads appear on rise as kingsnakes decline
As kingsnakes decline in localized areas of the Southeast, the abundance of one of their common meals — the venomous copperhead — seems to be increasing.
Prosecutors: General coerced captain into affair
With the Pentagon under increased scrutiny over revelations of rampant rape and sexual misconduct within the ranks, opening statements began Friday in a rare court-martial of an Army general — believed to be the most senior member of the U.S. military to face trial on sex assault charges.
Chevron pizza ‘scandal’ isn’t one in small town
Critics are raging after an energy giant offered pizza coupons to a community near a natural gas well that exploded last month, killing a worker.
Here are 5 clues to the health of US job market
The U.S. economy has been skating on an icy patch in advance of the February jobs report being released Friday.
Obama: West won’t let Kremlin carve up Ukraine
President Barack Obama ordered the West’s first sanctions in response to Russia’s military takeover of Crimea on Thursday, declaring his determination not to let the Kremlin carve up Ukraine. He asserted that a hastily scheduled referendum on Crimea seceding and becoming part of Russia would violate international law.
Man denies he’s Bitcoin founder
The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin denied he had anything to do with the digital currency.
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