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US: 9/11 law allows detention of Chinese Muslim, even without act of terrorism

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration argued Friday that when Congress authorized military action against the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists, it also gave the president the power to detain people who never took up arms against the U.S.

April 19, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Washington


US, North Korean envoys meeting Tuesday in hopes of restarting nuclear talks

WASHINGTON - The United States said Friday that top U.S. and North Korean nuclear negotiators will meet next week to try to break a deadlock in disarmament talks over how the North will account for its nuclear past.

April 19, 2008 | By ANNE GEARAN AP Diplomatic Writer | Washington


Employers chopped 80,000 jobs last month; jobless rate rose to 5.1 percent

WASHINGTON - Employers buffeted by talk of recession slashed 80,000 jobs in March, the most in five years and the third straight month of losses.

April 19, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


Bourbon Street bouncer acquitted in GSU student’s death on New Year’s Eve 2004

LAKE CHARLES, La. - A New Orleans bouncer was acquitted Thursday in the death on New Year's Eve 2004 of a Georgia college student whose friends had been excluded from a karaoke bar.

April 19, 2008 | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press Writer | National


Diamond Eagles continue to struggle, lose at Elon

ELON, N.C. - Georgia Southern dropped a 9-6 decision at Elon Friday night. The Southern Conference series opening loss dropped the Eagles to 16-12 overall and 4-3 in league play. Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) matched his season-high of four hits, including a home run

April 19, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


New European cargo ship docks at space station, delivers food, water, Jules Verne notes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A new European cargo ship flew up to the international space station and docked Thursday, successfully delivering food, water and clothes in its orbital debut.

April 18, 2008 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | National


Astrograph 4/4

There is a good chance you will saddle yourself with additional duties and responsibilities in the year ahead, but you know they will be loaded with rewards and benefits. Your compensation will be great.

April 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


AP IMPACT: States facing budget trouble consider releasing inmates early to save millions

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lawmakers from California to Kentucky are trying to save money with a drastic and potentially dangerous budget-cutting proposal: releasing tens of thousands of convicts from prison, including drug addicts, thieves and even violent criminals.

April 18, 2008 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: Cheer South All-Stars win national championship in Savannah

SAVANNAH - This past weekend, the Cheer South All-Stars Senior Level 4 were awarded the prestigious title of National Cheer Star Grand Champions. The squad scored in first place in their division and also received the highest score given to any team competing, including level 5 squads.

April 18, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Eagles to face SoCon-best Elon

Georgia Southern University continues its road stretch in Southern Conference play, traveling to Elon this weekend for a three-game series.

April 18, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Sheriff: Man arrested on cocaine charges

After a lengthy investigation during which Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team agents made a number of undercover drug buys, a Bulloch County man is behind bars without bond.

April 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ask Dr. Gott 4/4

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read with interest a letter from a reader who had trouble swallowing. I too had trouble swallowing pills and received many suggestions. My general-practice physician told me to gargle with salt water. This didn't help, so I consulted an ear-nose-and-throat specialist. He looked down my throat and knew right away I had cancer on my epiglottis (the "lid" that closes the windpipe during swallowing to prevent inhalation of food). He confirmed his visual observation with a biopsy.

April 18, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Police say overnight fire in rural western Pa. home killed as many as 10 people; 2 survived

BROCKWAY, Pa. - A fire engulfed a house in rural Pennsylvania early Thursday, state police said, killing as many as 10 people and forcing one of the survivors to jump naked from the second floor.

April 18, 2008 | By DANIEL LOVERING Associated Press Writer | National


Abuse, neglect seen in 30,000 newborns, government reports; study first to focus on infants

ATLANTA - About 1 in 50 infants in the U.S. are victims of nonfatal child neglect or abuse, according to the first national study of the problem in that age group.

April 18, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 3, 2008

April 18, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local


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Tormenta stymied to another draw on the road

South Georgia Tormenta FC put forth another solid effort as it travelled to take on the Myrtle Beach Mutiny Thursday evening. But - in what has ...

June 15, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Teen vaping falls, study finds

NEW YORK - Teen vaping, which has been skyrocketing, fell dramatically last year in the United States.

June 15, 2017 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Escaped inmates captured in Tennessee

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. - Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an ...

June 15, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


1st 2 claims in NFL concussion settlement total $9 million

The first two claims in the NFL's billion-dollar concussion settlement were announced Thursday, a total of $9 million in benefits.

June 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Russia making progress on racism before World Cup - report

MOSCOW - Russia has made progress fighting soccer racism ahead of next year's World Cup, but players, coaches and fans still risk abuse, a new ...

June 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Researcher finds Georgia voter records exposed on internet

ATLANTA - After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists repeatedly urged the ...

June 15, 2017 | By FRANK BAJAK and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local




Three more Eagles go pro

After being selected in the 21st round by the San Francisco Giants, Georgia Southern's Logan Baldwin will be leaving town to join the professional ...

June 14, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


ECI stud Durden taken by Red Sox in 20th round

While the Georgia Southern baseball team is receiving plenty of recognition for their success on draft day, one local high school senior has fallen through ...

June 14, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion

RIO DE JANEIRO - An analysis by The Associated Press shows that the cost of putting on last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics was $13 ...

June 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


US steps up security for U19 basketball tournament in Egypt

John Calipari would prefer to focus on the players he wants and the offense he'll run.

June 14, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Gunman wounds GOP leader, killed by police

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - A rifle-wielding attacker opened fire on Republican lawmakers as they practiced for a charity baseball game Wednesday, critically wounding House GOP Whip Steve ...

June 14, 2017 | By ERICA WERNER and CHAD DAY Associated Press | Associated Press


Armed robbery reported at El Sombrero Tuesday

After an armed robbery at the El Sombrero restaurant on Northside Drive East was reported about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Statesboro police, assisted by ...

June 14, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Panicked UPS workers flee gunfire

SAN FRANCISCO - A UPS employee opened fire inside one of the company's package delivery facilities in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers and ...

June 14, 2017 | By PAUL ELIAS and JOCELYN GECKER Associated Press | Associated Press


Escaped inmates still on the run

ATLANTA - Two Georgia inmates who killed their guards and escaped from a prison bus have stolen a second vehicle as they try to stay ahead ...

June 14, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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