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State Of Emergency In Georgia: Winter Storm Stranded Thousands

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency as a winter storm coats the region with snow and ice. Thousands of people were stranded Wednesday β€” some of them sitting 18 hours or more on highways brought to a standstill across Atlanta β€” one day after a rare winter storm swept across an unprepared…

Newtown To Release 911 Recordings On Wednesday

For those who can bear to listen. The town of Newtown, Connecticut, plans to release the 911 calls the day of the Sandy Hook school shooting from nearly one year ago on Wednesday. Connecticut State’s Attorney, Stephen Sedensky, previously applied for hold to conceal the tapes, arguing that the recordings could cause harm to the…

House GOP To Push For Bases On Mars, The Moon In New Bill

House Republicans are pushing for a base on Mars and will discuss their plan at a meeting of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee on Wednesday. The plan is part of legislation to reauthorize NASA for two more years and the bill includes language not only advocating for a base on the surface of…

Multiple Tornadoes In Oklahoma Leave 5 Dead

Multiple tornadoes in the Oklahoma City area killed at least 5 people and left around 98 others injured on Friday night. A mother and her baby are among the dead. The latest outbreak of tornadoes in the area last night hit just 11 days after a tornado slammed the suburb of Moore, Okla., leaving 24…

Armed Men Steal $50 Million Worth Of Diamonds

Eight armed and masked men made a hole in a security fence at Brussels’ international airport, drove onto the tarmac and snatched millions of dollars’ worth of diamonds from the hold of a Swiss-bound plane without firing a shot, authorities said Tuesday. AP