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Iraq’s Palestinians still live in fear

BAGHDAD - Omar Ahmed rarely emerges from his rundown Baghdad housing project. When he does, he leaves behind the Iraqi-issued ID card that marks him as a Palestinian and switches to the Iraqi dialect of Arabic at police checkpoints.

September 13, 2008 | By KARIN LAUB and SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press Writers | Associated Press


Thai police use tear gas to disperse protesters

BANGKOK, Thailand - Thai police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of several thousand anti-government protesters who were besieging city police headquarters. The prime minister said he might declare a state of emergency if the rioting worsens.

September 13, 2008 | By SUTIN WANNABOVORN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Georgia to sever diplomatic ties with Russia

TBILISI, Georgia - Georgia said Friday it will sever diplomatic ties with Moscow to protest the presence of Russian troops on its territory. Russia criticized the move, pinning blame for a breakdown in relations on Tbilisi.

September 13, 2008 | By MISHA DZHINDHZIKHASHVILI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Demand for military bomb techs at all-time high

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Many things have gone wrong for Navy Senior Chief Tommy Gura while disarming nearly 200 improvised explosive devices in Iraq. He's been shot at and targeted for mortar attacks. His robots have blown up and he's lost communication to call for backup.

September 13, 2008 | By MELISSA NELSON Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro - GSU Pep rally, The Phil & Jake Show: Bingo

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 29, 2008

September 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Six arrested on drug charges after 3-month investigation

One of four people arrested on drug charges Thursday after a three-month-long investigation added a charge by lying to officers about drugs he had on his person.

September 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ohio jury convicts mom in microwaved-baby case

DAYTON, Ohio - A mother was convicted Friday of killing her month-old daughter by burning her in a microwave oven, with jurors rejecting a defense attorney's claims there was evidence that someone else was responsible.

September 13, 2008 | By JAMES HANNAH Associated Press Writer | National


Sources: US says civilian deaths were overstated

WASHINGTON - After reviewing a disputed airstrike on a village in Afghanistan, U.S. officials have concluded that the civilian death toll was far lower than claimed by the Afghan government and the U.N., three U.S. defense officials said Thursday.

September 13, 2008 | By ROBERT BURNS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 8/30

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your letter from the 57-year-old lady with hot flashes. I also was bothered with the problem until someone told me to take bee pollen. I took 550 milligrams twice daily and haven't had any flashes for years. I hope you can pass this on.

September 13, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Lifestyles of Brazil’s ancient urbanites revealed

WASHINGTON - Roads and canals connected walled cities and villages. The communities were laid out around central plazas. Nearby, smaller settlements focused on agriculture and fish farming.

September 13, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID Associated Press Writer | Washington


On Katrina anniversary, another storm brews

NEW ORLEANS - With a new storm threatening to cause chaos in New Orleans all over again, a horse-drawn carriage brought the last seven unclaimed bodies of Hurricane Katrina victims for entombment at a memorial site on Friday during ceremonies marking the disaster's third anniversary.

September 13, 2008 | By JOHN MORENO GONZALES Associated Press Writer | National


Detroit mayor’s political future back in court

DETROIT - A lawyer for Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick asked a judge Friday to freeze next week's hearing that could remove him from office, accusing Gov. Jennifer Granholm of being too biased to preside over the case.

September 13, 2008 | By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer | National


Ask AP: Commercial biodiesel, the nation’s cash

Let's say everyone in the country woke up one day and decided to take their money out of the bank and bury it in the yard. Does the nation's banking system have enough cash to convert everyone's virtual money into bills and coins?

September 13, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Death for man who kidnapped, murdered Idaho boy

BOISE, Idaho - In the end, killer pedophile Joseph Edward Duncan III couldn't - or wouldn't - offer a reason why he should live.

September 12, 2008 | By REBECCA BOONE Associated Press Writer | National


Administration wants changes in workplace rules

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is proposing that workplace hazard standards be subject to more public and expert scrutiny before being adopted. Critics say the proposals could make it harder to limit worker exposure to carcinogens and other toxic materials.

September 12, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


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Column: Is open sports betting just around the corner?

Jimmy Vaccaro has been taking bets in this gambling town for more than 40 years, so there's not much he won't put a ...

June 28, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Florida celebrates first CWS championship

OMAHA, Neb. - It would have been hard to forecast a championship of any kind for Florida after it got swept in its Southeastern Conference opening ...

June 28, 2017 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Statesboro Athletic Hall of Fame looks for members for class of 2017

Statesboro has never been shy about producing greatness in the athletic field and the best of the best are recognized every three years at the ...

June 28, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Study finds pay for public college presidents up 5.3 percent

Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent last year, with several of them topping $1 million ...

June 28, 2017 | By COLLIN BINKLEY Associated Press | Local




Senate GOP shelves health bill

WASHINGTON - Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts about whether President ...

June 27, 2017 | By ERICA WERNER and ALAN FRAM Associated Press | Associated Press


Opioid overdose prevention medicine available now at Forest Heights Pharmacy: No prescription needed

Not only is opioid abuse a national epidemic, but it is just as much a problem in Georgia and even in Bulloch County also. Nationally ...

June 27, 2017 | | Locally Owned




Trump travel ban partly reinstated

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim ...

June 26, 2017 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Associated Press


Thousands of borrowers still waiting for loan forgiveness

BOSTON - Danielle Ramos' student-debt nightmare was supposed to be over.

June 26, 2017 | By COLLIN BINKLEY Associated Press | Associated Press


'Beat the Freeze' promo catching fire for Braves

ATLANTA - When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game ...

June 26, 2017 | By ANDY BUHLER Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


In the Pits: Earnhardt's farewell tour kicks off

Dale Earnhardt Jr. had just completed a satisfying sixth-place finish at Sonoma Raceway when he was stopped by the Fox Sports cameras in what might ...

June 26, 2017 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


United States aims to impress at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They ...

June 26, 2017 | By ERIK SCHELZIG Associated Press | Sports


Woman hit by car after striking bicyclist with her own car

A Millen woman was struck by a passing car on Sunday after she stopped to help a man on a bike whom she had struck ...

June 26, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

MULTAN, Pakistan - Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as ...

June 26, 2017 | | Associated Press


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