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Catholic Church fights new child sex abuse bills in Florida & Georgia as ‘unfair’

The Catholic Church is opposing new child sex abuse legislation in both Georgia and New York. One archbishop described proposed statute of limitations extensions for survivors to come forward as “extraordinarily unfair.” A legislative proposal known as the “Hidden Predator Act” (House Bill 605), to extend the statute of limitations for adult survivors of child sex abuse, has been decried ...

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Hotel near Atlanta, Georgia evacuated after man reportedly walked in with guns

Published time: 22 Jan, 2018 13:35 Edited time: 22 Jan, 2018 14:08 A hotel in Henry County, Georgia, has been evacuated after a man reportedly walked in with several firearms. A suspect is in custody, however police say it’s possible there is a crime scene at another location. Officers were called to Home2 Suites Monday morning after staff at the ...

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Georgia governor declares state of emergency ahead of winter storm

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) has declared a state of emergency for 28 counties in the southeastern part of the state after a Winter Storm Warning was issued from Florida to North Carolina. The state of emergency covers “much of Southeast Georgia” and took effect immediately and extends through to midnight January 5. “The state has begun preparations for potential ...

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Fire kills 11 at luxury Batumi resort hotel hosting Miss Georgia contestants

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 01:10 Edited time: 25 Nov, 2017 01:59 At least 11 people have been killed and scores injured after a fire ripped through a luxury 22-story hotel in Georgia’s Black Sea resort city of Batumi, which is set to host the Miss Georgia beauty contest Sunday. Over one hundred guests were forced to evacuate after the ...

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Reporter rages as bus blocks footage of Georgia Dome stadium’s dramatic implosion (VIDEO)

Published time: 21 Nov, 2017 02:12 Hundreds of people gathered around the site of the Georgia Dome in downtown Atlanta to catch the once-in-a-lifetime sight of a 71,000-seater stadium being razed to the ground. For those who wanted to watch the unique event from the comfort of their own home, the Weather Channel’s live stream provided a far less spectacular ...

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Cradle to grape: 8,000yo vintage points to Georgia as birthplace of wine

Judging by a rare archaeological find, the world of winemaking – from California to France and all locations in between – may trace its roots back thousands of years to the mountainous Caucasus country of Georgia. Georgia, famous for its endless rounds of heartfelt toasts that can run into the wee hours of the morning, just unseated Iran as the ...

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Propane blast shoots flames above treetops in Georgia (VIDEO)

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 04:02 Edited time: 3 Nov, 2017 04:04 Residents of Douglasville, Georgia were evacuated and roads were cleared as emergency responders worked to extinguish a fire at a propane and gas company store, where loud explosions were heard earlier. Rick Martin, Deputy Communications Director for Douglas County, told Fox News that emergency responders received several reports ...

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Tiger spotted in Georgia shot by police

A tiger spotted walking along a highway in Atlanta was fatally shot by police, who are still unsure where exactly the jungle cat came from. Authorities in Henry County were forced to close a ramp from Jodeco Road to Interstate 75 after receiving a slew of reports about the striped feline wandering the streets, WXIA reported. According to police, the ...

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Georgia cop who said ‘we only kill black people' retires

A Georgia cop facing the ax for telling a driver he wouldn’t shoot her because she wasn’t black has announced his retirement. “Remember, we only kill black people,” Cobb County Lt. Greg Abbott said on dashcam video obtained by WSB-TV. “We only kill black people, right?” Footage the network obtained of the June 2016 stop prompted county police to open ...

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Georgia Cop Tells White Woman … Don't Worry, We Only Kill Black People

GA Cop to White Woman‘Remember, We Only Kill Black People’ 8/31/2017 7:38 AM PDT A Cobb County police officer reassured a white woman who was afraid she’d be shot when he pulled her over by telling her … “Remember, we only kill black people.” During dashcam video of the incident, the woman told the officer she didn’t want to reach ...

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