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Source: Fox News

Georgia House speaker accused of using office to delay court for clients

15-Feb-2019

An influential Georgia politician is accused of using the power of his office to delay court cases for criminal defendants he has represented as an attorney.

House Speaker David Ralston, a Republican, asked judges to delay court cases 57 times over a two-year period, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and WSB-TV concluded in a joint investigation. Some of the charges against Ralston’s clients included child molestation, child cruelty and assault, The newspaper reported.

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Source: The Guradian

Florida Georgia Line: Can't Say I Ain't Country review – bro diddly-squat

16-Feb-2019

They’re much more comfortable with Y’all Boys’ unashamed homage to home-made alcohol, southern drawlin’, huntin’ and the inevitable “pretty girl”, but there are plenty of reasons to just say no to bro.

Bro country acts have been spoofed by Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye and FGL themselves dubbed it “douchebag music”, which didn’t stop the duo’s Nelly-remixed Cruise becoming the biggest-selling digital country single ever.

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Source: Fox News

Elizabeth Warren heckled at Georgia campaign stop: 'Why did you lie'

Monday 09:53 GMT

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was once again reminded that she exaggerated her Native American ancestry and was heckled during a campaign stop in Georgia.

While introducing herself to a crowd of about 1,000 supporters in a Lawrenceville high school, a man shouted “Why did you lie?" Warren replied back “Be easy, be easy,” while the crowd chanted her name and clapped. The man was holding up a campaign sign that read “1/2020” as he was quickly escorted out of the building.

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Source: Common Domain

Logistics Report: Delivering on Retail; Shifting Car Production; Holding Onto Huawei

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

Honda Motor Co. is closing a car factory in the U.K. and is looking at moving production to North America, the WSJ’s Chieko Tsuneoka reports, the latest shift in a critical industrial manufacturing sector that’s being roiled by trade tensions and changing economic forces.

The retail behemoth’s sales rose 4.2% in the January quarter that included the holidays, the WSJ’s Sarah Nassauer reports, with strong gains from online orders helping the company notch one of its biggest quarterly gains in a decade.

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Source: Common Domain

Weather and climate expert explores why he’s often asked whether he believes in global warming but not gravity

Thursday 06:04 GMT

J. Marshall Shepherd, a distinguished professor of geography and atmospheric sciences at the University of Georgia, employed a tidy metaphor during a TED Talk last year in Athens, Ga., to explain once and, he might well have hoped, for all how we can experience cold and snowy weather conditions — the punishing polar vortex earlier this winter, for example, or Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s nearly whited-out presidential-campaign announcement, which prompted a dismissive tweet from President Trump and a correction by the National Resources Defense Council, or Wednesday’s snowstorm in Washington, which shuttered schools and much of the federal government — without undermining the scientific consensus that the planet is warming dangerously:. Expanding on the point, here’s Shepherd, who holds B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physical meteorology from Florida State University: “Your mood today doesn’t necessarily tell me anything about your personality — nor does a cold day tell me anything about climate change. Or a hot day, for that matter.”

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Source: Fox News

Georgia woman, 79, reportedly shoots at suspected home intruder: 'I got something for you'

Friday 00:35 GMT

Who was identified as Hans E. Rogers – was apprehended by authorities and charged with home invasion and burglary, according to the news release.

She later reportedly fired off a second shot after the individual managed to get inside and up to another floor of her home. In the midst of the alleged break-in, the woman shouted to the suspect, “I got something for you” before shooting a weapon, according to ABC News.


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