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When President Trump visits Atlanta Monday night to attend college football's national championship game , he may not remember just a year ago he described the city as "in terrible shape", "falling apart" and "crime infested". Trump arrived in metro Atlanta around 6 p.m.to take in the all-Southeastern Conference matchup between the two powerhouses. Atlanta police said they had worked with the secret service on preparations for months before the match.
  • Port Authority bombing suspect pleads not guilty to terror charges

    Port Authority bombing suspect pleads not guilty to terror charges

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    According to the report, Akayed spoke very little during his appearance in federal court. He has also been charged with one count each of bombing and attempting to bomb a place of public use and a public transportation system; destruction and attempted destruction of property by means of fire or explosives; conducting and attempting to conduct a terrorist attack against a mass transportation system.
  • Iran Navy Commandos in China to Join Oil Tanker Rescue Efforts

    Iran Navy Commandos in China to Join Oil Tanker Rescue Efforts

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    The Sanchi was carrying almost 1 million barrels of condensate, a type of gassy, ultra-light oil, when it collided Saturday evening with a freighter 257 kilometers (160 miles) off the coast and caught fire. The Sanchi was delivering 136,000 tonnes of condensate, a highly flammable ultra-light crude, to South Korea . Chinese authorities had on Monday warned that the vessel could explode.
  • Elite skiers use dynamite to clear path to stranded Alps resorts

    Elite skiers use dynamite to clear path to stranded Alps resorts

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    The resort website says: "Without question, it is inadvisable to engage in ski touring, freeriding and snowshoe hiking outside marked and open pistes". Zermatt's manager, Janine Imesch, told AFP news agency there were around 13,000 tourists located in the region at present. The heavy snowfall has caused casualties across the region.
  • Japan PM arrives in Europe amid N. Korea tensions

    Japan PM arrives in Europe amid N. Korea tensions

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    Despite a recent cooling of tensions in the run-up to the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Shinzo Abe has insisted on "maximising pressure" on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programmes. Representatives of 31 Japanese trading, auto parts, logistics and other companies are accompanying Abe, with the aim of tapping into the stable economic growth and relatively cheap labor costs in the Baltic and Southeast Europe regions, according to Foreign Ministry officials.
  • 'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says

    'Spouse' includes same-sex partners, European Union court adviser says

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    The Romanian man who brought the case married an American man in 2010 in Belgium, where same-sex marriages are allowed, and then sought a residence permit for his spouse from the Romanian authorities. The ECJ's order is nonbinding. The official opinion of the advocate general - the highest officers of the court who advise judges on how to rule on complex cases - will now be considered by a panel of ECJ judges.
  • Wind and winter weather in store for Thursday

    Wind and winter weather in store for Thursday

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    Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible. Mostly cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a steady temperature around 24. Mostly clear, with a low around -8. Rain transitions back to snow with a low pressure tracking up the Appalachians into the Northeast producing a chance for a period of heavier snowfall Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning.
  • Titans' Marcus Mariota tosses touchdown to himself

    Titans' Marcus Mariota tosses touchdown to himself

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    The Kansas City Chiefs filed wordlessly into their locker room on Saturday evening, where they were left to contemplate yet another painful playoff defeat. He is one of just six quarterbacks in National Football League history to have at least 250 pass attempts in the playoffs and a passer rating over 95.
  • Chinese authorities demolish Christian church

    Chinese authorities demolish Christian church

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    China Aid said in an update Wednesday that Chinese military police detonated explosives inside Golden Lampstand Church in Linfen, destroying the $2.6 million house of worship, which was owned by the Christians who worshiped there. The similar demolition of a Catholic church a year ago is prompting Christians to worry that the central government will begin ordering the mass destruction of church buildings nationwide as new religious regulations go into effect next month.
  • Submarine confirmed to belong to Chinese Navy

    Submarine confirmed to belong to Chinese Navy

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    The incident was the first to involve a submarine in the contiguous zone around the Senkakus. On Thursday, a foreign submarine was found traveling underwater in the contiguous zone just outside territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture.
  • U.S. school apologizes for 'offensive' homework

    U.S. school apologizes for 'offensive' homework

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    The school's letter thanked Brown-Berry for bringing the matter to their attention and said the goal of the homework was not to have students argue that there are any good reasons for slavery. Goodson also said that he is glad about the fact that Brown-Berry made a decision to share the homework assignment with the public. "I feel there is no good reason for slavery that's why I did not write", his answer reads.
  • CHP arrest 34 over New Year's weekend

    CHP arrest 34 over New Year's weekend

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    During the duration of the holiday weekend, which saw increased DUI patrols, UHP stopped a total of 2,220 vehicles. One sustained minor injuries, and none were were intoxicated. Citations were also issued in bulk during the enforcement period. Statewide, there were 23 fatalities from 23 traffic collisions in CHP jurisdiction, and 17 people killed in traffic collisions in incorporated cities.
  • Zinke Pulls Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

    Zinke Pulls Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan

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    In a speech Wednesday on the Senate floor, Nelson said he sent Zinke a letter asking about the issue and whether Floridians will have a say . The move left other states hanging and Democrats wondering if it had anything to do with Scott's possible run for Senate later this year.