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 2021-09-17 20:50 

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US panel backs COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential federal advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans, but it endorsed the extra shots for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease...

 2021-09-17 20:50 

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Pel takes 'a little step back' in recovery from surgery...

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pele "took a little step back" in his recovery from surgery to remove a tumor from his colon, his daughter Kely Nascimento said Friday, but he is "recovering well" at a Sao Paulo hospital....

 2021-09-17 20:45 

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Atlanta, other U.S. cities make pitch for 2026 World Cup...

ATLANTA (AP) — After being slowed by the pandemic, the race among 17 U.S. cities to land a coveted spot hosting the 2026 World Cup is back on....

 2021-09-17 20:40 

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The Latest: Pfizer boosters OK for high-risk groups: panel...

WASHINGTON — After overwhelmingly rejecting a plan to give Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, an influential federal advisory panel has approved the extra shots for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease...

 2021-09-17 20:34 

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Georgia WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor...

Thomson — Louis Graziano, a 98-year-old World War II veteran who is believed to be the sole surviving witness to the Nazi surrender in 1945, received the French Legion of Honor at a moving ceremony here Friday....

 2021-09-17 20:27 

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Cobb County extends COVID-19 state of emergency...

Cobb County Chairwoman Lisa Cupid on Friday extended Cobb's countywide State of Emergency for 30 more days....

 2021-09-17 20:26 

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Showtime's 'The Circus' resumes — but has circus left town?...

NEW YORK (AP) — What does "The Circus" do when the circus has left town?...

 2021-09-17 20:23 

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Study: Buckhead City would cost Atlanta Public Schools $232M annually...

A study funded by those who oppose Buckhead cityhood has found that a split from Atlanta would increase tax rates on residents of both cities, siphon revenue away from the capitol city's coffers and create needless competition....

 2021-09-17 20:20 

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The Latest: FDA panel rejects plan for Pfizer booster shots...

WASHINGTON — An influential federal advisory panel has overwhelmingly rejected a plan to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, dealing a heavy blow to the Biden administration's effort to shore up people's protection...

 2021-09-17 20:18 

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Business leaders discuss how pandemic times cultivated new corporate culture...

Corporate executives gathered in Sandy Springs with Gov. Brian Kemp for a panel discussion Friday on how their companies have changed the way they do business since the start of the pandemic....

 2021-09-17 20:18 

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Pielands coming to Virginia-Highland and more dining news from the week...

Pielands will open in Virginia-Highland and more metro Atlanta dining news from the week....

 2021-09-17 20:17 

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High school football schedule for Week 5...

The Week 5 football schedule is subject to change due to COVID-19 cancellations and postponements which continue to impact the games up until kickoff....

 2021-09-17 20:15 

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Woman gets probation for 'minimal' role in Capitol riot...

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A federal judge who sentenced a California architect on Friday to probation for her role in the Capitol riot stressed that the Jan. 6 insurrection "represented a threat to democracy...

 2021-09-17 20:15 

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Budapest mayor enters primary to run against Hungary's Orban...

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A frontrunner in the race for a joint opposition candidate to fight Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in next year's national election opened his campaigning Friday promising to "liberate" the country from th...

 2021-09-17 20:15 

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Inquiry puts ex-World Bank officials under scrutiny on China...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former officials of the World Bank are under pressure after an investigation found that they pressured staff members of the bank to alter data on global business conditions in order to favor China and some other governments....

 2021-09-17 20:13 

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Atlanta's candidates for mayor join law enforcement leaders at crime forum...

Six of Atlanta's candidates for mayor participated in a two-hour "Crime Forum" with law enforcement leaders Thursday night....

 2021-09-17 20:10 

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Pulisic among UK-based who could miss US qualifier at Panama...

The British government is keeping Panama on its red list, which means the United States may have to play without star Christian Pulisic and several other U.K.-based players for its World Cup qualifier at the Central American nation on Oct. 10....

 2021-09-17 20:10 

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France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over sub deal...

PARIS (AP) — French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday evening that France is immediately recalling its ambassadors to the U.S. and Australia in a backlash over a submarine deal....

 2021-09-17 20:10 

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Stocks fall on Wall Street, giving up the week's gains...

Stocks closed lower on Wall Street Friday, marking a feeble ending to an up-and-down week of trading. The S&P 500 index lost 0.9%. The benchmark index had its second straight weekly loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.5% and the Nasdaq fell 0.9%...

 2021-09-17 20:07 

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Georgia-South Carolina: TV, online, radio information...

The specter of 2019 looms over this game....

 2021-09-17 20:06 

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Georgia Tech-Clemson: TV, online, radio information...

Georgia Tech jumps into the deep end in its first ACC game of the season, on the road against conference-powerhouse Clemson....

 2021-09-17 20:05 

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Some faith leaders say no to endorsing vaccine exemptions...

As significant numbers of Americans seek religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine mandates, some faith leaders are saying: Not with our endorsement....

 2021-09-17 19:55 

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Weather slows wildfire near California's giant sequoia trees...

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather on Friday helped crews trying to keep California wildfires away from a grove of gigantic ancient sequoias, including the world's largest tree, nestled in a national park....

 2021-09-17 19:45 

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FDA advisory panel rejects widespread Pfizer booster shots...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential federal advisory panel has soundly rejected a plan to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans....

 2021-09-17 19:44 

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Solutions: When schools closed, bus drivers helped students...

On a recent morning, several high school students in Indianapolis who had been missing class received wake-up calls....

 2021-09-17 19:40 

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Latest: Judge: Gov. Lee mask opt-out endangers disabled kids...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A federal judge has again blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee from allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements aimed at limiting coronavirus infections....

 2021-09-17 19:36 

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Paris: Sub deal triggers 'crisis' in French-US relationship...

PARIS (AP) — A top French diplomat spoke Friday of a "crisis" in relations with the U.S. after Paris learned, just before the public announcement, that Australia was scrapping a big purchase of French conventional submarines in favor of nucl...

 2021-09-17 19:33 

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Days after Dunwoody apartment explosion, residents told to move out...

Days after an explosion rocked a Dunwoody apartment building, more than 400 tenants of the Arrive Perimeter complex were told to find a new place to live....

 2021-09-17 19:30 

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Brookhaven invites you — and your pooch — to cap off summer with a swim...

The dog days of summer may be coming to an end, but Brookhaven plans to end the season by allowing pets and their owners to take one more dip in the pool....

 2021-09-17 19:30 

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FIFA impressed by Atlanta's stadium, footprint...

Atlanta's history of hosting important sporting events and the compact footprint of downtown are advantageous to the city's hopes of hosting a World Cup game in 2026, FIFA officials and members of Atlanta's bid committee said on Friday....

 2021-09-17 19:27 

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State lawmakers urge Gwinnett to offer $100 vaccine incentives to save lives...

A group of Gwinnett state legislators are asking the county to offer financial incentives to people who take the COVID-19 vaccine, hoping to combat the spread of the delta variant....

 2021-09-17 19:25 

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Column: A tribute to the trailblazers of college football...

ATLANTA (AP) — When racial protests rocked the nation last summer, the College Football Hall of Fame became a target of the anger....

 2021-09-17 19:23 

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Smyrna residents weigh in as designers showcase downtown redevelopment plan...

More than 100 residents attended two open house sessions Thursday to get their first impression of a major project poised to transform Smyrna's downtown....

 2021-09-17 19:21 

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Week 5 high school football scoreboard...

Check back later tonight as results roll in from Week 5 of the high school football season in Georgia....

 2021-09-17 19:19 

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BREAKING: Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error...

The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first b...

 2021-09-17 19:10 

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Pentagon reverses itself, calls deadly Kabul strike an error...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan last month, announcing Friday that an internal review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic St...

 2021-09-17 19:07 

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Lebanon's incoming government restarts central bank audit...

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's incoming finance minister signed a contract on Friday with a New-York-based company to conduct a forensic audit of the country's central bank, a key demand of the international community to restore confidence in the c...

 2021-09-17 19:07 

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Latest: Some French health care workers suspended, no shot...

PARIS — About 3,000 French health care workers were suspended for not meeting this week's deadline to get mandatory coronavirus vaccinations, the health minister said Thursday....

 2021-09-17 19:07 

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'A big gray elephant': Paris' Arc de Triomphe is wrapped up...

PARIS (AP) — The city of Paris is unveiling a monumental artwork built around an actual monument: the Arc de Triomphe completely wrapped in silver and blue fabric....

 2021-09-17 19:07 

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German police detain 4 on Yom Kippur after synagogue threat...

BERLIN (AP) — German security officials said Thursday they had detained four people, one of them a 16-year-old, in connection with a suspected plan to attack a synagogue in the western city of Hagen....

 2021-09-17 19:05 

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US envoy: Qatar plane takes more Americans from Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Qatar Airways flight on Friday took more Americans out of Afghanistan, according to Washington's peace envoy, the third such airlift by the Mideast carrier since the Taliban takeover and the frantic U.S. troop pullout...

 2021-09-17 19:00 

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Biden, world leaders push climate action, vow methane cuts...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tried on Friday to hammer out the world's next steps against rapidly worsening climate change with a small group of other global leaders and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking metha...

 2021-09-17 18:58 

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Beer Pick: For Oktoberfest (or dodgeball) try Arches Fest Bier this weekend...

Brewed with Vienna malt, Munich malt and floor-malted pilsner malt, Arches Fest Bier is a Mrzen-style lager with a whole lot of malt flavor....

 2021-09-17 18:50 

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Man sentenced to 12 years in $200 million phone-fraud scheme...

SEATTLE (AP) — A Pakistan resident has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a conspiracy to "unlock" phones from AT&T's network, a scheme the company says cost it more than $200 million....

 2021-09-17 18:49 

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Cops: Man with hunting knife shot, killed by Cobb officers...

A man with a hunting knife was shot and killed by police early Friday as officers responded to a domestic dispute at a Cobb County home, authorities said....

 2021-09-17 18:45 

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Investigator: 3 killed in helicopter crash in Georgia forest...

Three people were killed when a helicopter crashed in the dense woods of a national wildlife preserve in Middle Georgia, a federal investigator said Friday....

 2021-09-17 18:43 

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Bravo delays start of season 14 of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta'...
 2021-09-17 18:40 

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Start of school year fuels California job growth in August...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Public school teachers and staff returning to the classroom in August fueled another impressive month of job gains in California as officials said Friday that the state added another 104,300 jobs on its march to erase an un...

 2021-09-17 18:40 

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Justin Peelle speaks on Kyle Pitts' and Hayden Hurst's progression, SEC...

Falcons coach Justin Peelle addressed the media Friday before practice regarding his experience coaching the tight ends....

 2021-09-17 18:25 

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Judge: US election official violated law in voter form case...

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A former high-ranking election official violated federal law in 2016 when he granted requests by Kansas, Georgia and Alabama to modify the national voter registration form to require documentary proof of citizenship in thos...

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