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Obama signs emergency declaration for ‘catastrophic storm’

A White County Department of Transportation truck plows snow that begins to accumulate on highway 75 north Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, just north of Helen, Ga. AP

Forecasters said a potentially “catastrophic” winter storm threatened to bring a thick layer of ice to Georgia and other parts of the normally temperate Southeast, causing widespread power outages that could leave people in the dark for days, just weeks after a storm crippled the region.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Massive blaze at US port contained but burning

Firefighters battle a blaze in a warehouse at the Georgia Ports Authority Ocean Terminal, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Savannah, Ga. Burning rubber from the fire at the Port of Savannah sent up a towering column of black smoke that could be seen from miles away. The cause of the fire wasn't immediately known, but all port workers were accounted for and unharmed.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

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Firefighters battled a giant blaze fueled by 5,600 tons of rubber Saturday at the Port of Savannah in Georgia, where a towering column of black smoke could be seen from miles away.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Georgia inaugurates philosopher as president

Giorgi Margvelashvili AP FILE PHOTO

Georgia has inaugurated a new president, 44-year-old philosopher and former university rector Giorgi Margvelashvili.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

School evacuated in US after shots reported

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Scores of children were safely evacuated from an elementary school in the state of Georgia Tuesday as police responded to reports of shots being fired and arrested a suspect, authorities said.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Georgian minister arrested over gay sex tape leak

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Georgia’s deputy interior minister has been arrested for allegedly leaking a gay sex tape involving a critical journalist, officials said Monday.

Posted: May 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Georgia police investigate ex-PM over fake passport

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President Mikheil Saakashvili. AFP FILE PHOTO

Georgian police on Saturday questioned a former prime minister over the alleged use of a fake passport, further raising tensions between the government and President Mikheil Saakashvili, who says his allies are being persecuted.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Georgia’s richest man runs for country’s top job

Photo taken from google maps

Georgia’s richest man, billionaire and philanthropist Bidzina Ivanishvili seems to have it all — a head-spinning fortune, the respect of his country and gleaming, art-filled palaces across the globe, including one where zebras and pink flamingoes roam.

Posted: September 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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