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Mbeki upbeat on Zimbabwe power-sharing talks despite reported disagreements

HARARE, Zimbabwe - South African President Thabo Mbeki insisted Tuesday that talks in Pretoria aimed at building a power-sharing government to resolve Zimbabwe's deadly political crisis were going well, despite reports of disagreements.

August 13, 2008 | By ANGUS SHAW Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Investigator: Cockpit flight recording lost during Qantas mid-air crisis

MANILA, Philippines - Investigators will not be able to review the cockpit voice recording of a Qantas jet's midair crisis because it was overwritten as the crew made a harrowing emergency landing, an official said Tuesday.

August 13, 2008 | By JIM GOMEZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Sugar company CEO says OSHA ignores dust hazards

WASHINGTON - The head of a sugar company blamed for a Georgia refinery explosion that killed 13 workers in February sought to shift fault back to the government Monday by calling federal guidance on industrial dust accidents ''woefully inadequate.''

August 12, 2008 | By BEN EVANS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Indian police link US man’s computer to e-mail taking credit for bombs that killed 45

AHMADABAD, India - Police raided the home of an American citizen in Mumbai, India's financial capital, and seized a computer from which an e-mail claiming responsibility for bombings that killed 45 people in western India was believed to have been sent, officials said Monday.

August 12, 2008 | By MATTHEW ROSENBERG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Police Report - July 29

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

August 12, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Report: Torture widespread in Palestinian jails

RAMALLAH, West Bank - One detainee told of being beaten with pipes and having a screwdriver rammed into his back. Another said interrogators tied his hands behind his back then lifted him into the air by his bound wrists.

August 12, 2008 | By KARIN LAUB and DALIA NAMMARI Associated Press Writers | Associated Press


Two injured in accident near I-16

Two men suffered serious injury Sunday when the driver lost control of a truck on Kelly Pond Road near Interstate 16 and U.S. 301 South.

August 12, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Bush hails Pakistan as strong ally

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Monday praised Pakistan's new leader as a reliable partner in confronting terrorism, a show of confidence meant to signal that the United States and Pakistan are working well together despite tensions between them.

August 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington


EPA tells staff don’t talk to investigators, press

WASHINGTON - The Environmental Protection Agency is telling its pollution enforcement officials not to talk with congressional investigators, reporters and even the agency's own inspector general, according to an internal e-mail provided to The Associated Press.

August 12, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Where’s the party at? Univ. of Florida, study says

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The University of Florida can raise a glass to another national title - best party school in the country.

August 12, 2008 | By RON WORD Associated Press Writer | National


Bush administration projects record 2009 deficit

WASHINGTON - The next president will inherit a record budget deficit of $482 billion, according to a new Bush administration estimate released Monday.

August 12, 2008 | By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Study: ’Pre-dementia’ is rising, especially in men

CHICAGO - A milder type of mental decline that often precedes Alzheimer's disease is alarmingly more common than has been believed, and in men more than women, doctors reported Monday.

August 12, 2008 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Medical Writer | National


Columnist Robert Novak diagnosed with brain tumor

BOSTON - Conservative political commentator Robert Novak announced Monday he has been diagnosed with a brain tumor, less than a week after he struck a pedestrian with his Corvette and drove away.

August 12, 2008 | By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press Writer | National


Fire destroys 12 homes near Yosemite National Park

MARIPOSA, Calif. - Little relief from hot weather is expected this week as crews fight to contain a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that has destroyed 12 homes and forced the evacuation of about 200 others.

August 12, 2008 | By TRACIE CONE Associated Press Writer | National


Virgin Galactic shows off mothership aircraft

MOJAVE, Calif. - British billionaire Sir Richard Branson showed off a key piece of his fledgling commercial space program Monday, unveiling a carrier aircraft designed to launch a passenger-carrying spaceship.

August 12, 2008 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science Writer | National


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5 killed in head-on crash west of Savannah

SAVANNAH - Five people died early Wednesday in a head-on crash between two cars on Interstate 16 west of Savannah.

June 22, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GBI hopes sketches aid in locating home invasion suspects

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents released sketches on Wednesday of two home invasion suspects believed to have targeted a Pryor Road home in Newington on ...

June 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Tormenta try to stay hot

Long before South Georgia Tormenta FC ever played its first match, the newly-formed Premier Development League franchise was out and about in Statesboro, promoting itself ...

June 22, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Conley, Marlins snap Braves' win streak

MIAMI - Adam Conley walked off the mound for the final time in the eighth inning Wednesday with a string of zeroes behind him.

June 22, 2016 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


McIlroy says no to Rio over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the ...

June 22, 2016 | By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cavaliers host victory parade

CLEVELAND - Cheered by a sea of fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers paraded and rallied as NBA champs ...

June 22, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


4-0 loss shows gap between US and soccer's elite

HOUSTON - Minutes after Lionel Messi and Argentina had finished a 4-0 mauling of the United States in the Copa America semifinals, Jurgen Klinsmann was asked ...

June 22, 2016 | By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer | Sports




Top seed ousted from College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. - When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gators within a run of Texas Tech ...

June 21, 2016 | By ERIC OLSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Outdoor life: Out of town fishing adventure

It will come as no great surprise to the regular readers of this column that I recently went on a fishing trip. Yep, I decided ...

June 21, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Right penalty, wrong delivery

OAKMONT, Pa. - As different as they are, the Masters and U.S. Open had two things in common this year.

June 21, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Republican senator seeks bipartisan support for gun deal

WASHINGTON - A moderate Republican senator sought broad bipartisan support Tuesday for a compromise to block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists, a day after the ...

June 21, 2016 | By ALAN FRAM and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Associated Press


Bulloch County Correctional Institute named best in state

The Bulloch County Correctional Institute was named best in the state during a recent awards ceremony hosted by the Georgia Department of Corrections.

June 21, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




A sweet celebration

A milestone few live to see was recognized Tuesday at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation when resident Sugar Pryor celebrated her 107th birthday with family ...

June 20, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


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