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Atlanta United unloads on MLS ref Geiger

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Atlanta United manager Gerardo Martino’s right leg was practically vibrating in agitation under the table as he said some of the 800 words focused on the officiating in Sunday’s 3-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.…

Saturday, May 19

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1 dead in mountain lion attack in Washington, investigators say

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A mountain lion attacked two bikers, leaving one dead Saturday, according to King County Sheriff's officials. >> Read more trending news · Emergency crews responded to a report of a mountain lion attack in the foothills near North Bend…

Friday, May 18

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Today is the last day of early voting in Georgia: Catch up on the governor’s race

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Friday is the last day of early voting before the May 22 primary to decide the nominees for governor, other statewide offices and state legislative races. It’s a crowded race to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, who cannot run for a third term.…

Thursday, May 17

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Pennsylvania teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks, case study says

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An 18-year-old Pennsylvania teen developed wet lung after smoking e-cigarettes for 3 weeks, according to a case study published Thursday in the medical journal Pediatrics. This is the first recorded case of wet lung and acute respiratory…

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Albies does it again, leads Braves in win against Cubs

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The two youngest position players in the majors are part of one of the most dynamic top-of-the-order trios anywhere, as Ozzie Albies and Ronald Acuna showed again Wednesday night in combining with three-hole hitter Freddie Freeman to help…

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Police report details events leading to TI's arrest outside gated community

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Atlanta rapper and actor T.I., who reinvented himself as an activist and political force after time in federal prison and years of trouble with the law, was arrested early Wednesday outside his gated community in Henry County, authorities…

Wednesday, May 16

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Cheesecake Factory suspends employees accused of harassing Trump supporter for MAGA hat

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The Cheesecake Factory says it has suspended a group of employees accused of harassing a customer who wore a "Make America Great Again" hat to one of the company's Miami restaurants. The Cheesecake Factory has suspended employees at the ...

Monday, May 14

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Caged tiger at Florida prom prompts backlash over 'exploiting animals'

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A private Catholic high school in Miami, Florida is under fire for featuring multiple animals, including a caged tiger, at Friday's prom. » RELATED: Man in India dies while trying to take selfie with bear. According to ABC affiliate Local…

Sunday, May 13

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Freeman frenzy in Miami: Braves slugger hits two homers in win

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MIAMI – When Braves bench coach Walt Weiss predicted to manager Brian Snitker on Thursday afternoon that Freddie Freeman was about to heat up at the plate, Freeman actually was already quite warm. But Freeman has indeed raised his…

Thursday, May 10

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Days after giving birth, mom learns she has cancer; her newborn might, also

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Days after giving birth to a baby boy, a woman got the news nobody wants. She had been diagnosed with cancer. Worse yet, the doctors found evidence of cancer on the placenta, which meant her then 5-day-old baby was also at risk of having…

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Teheran excelling, having most fun since rookie season

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There were concerns and raised eyebrows when Braves opening-day starter Julio Teheran began the season with back-to-back lousy performances. But he has a 1.54 ERA and .177 opponents’ batting average in six starts…

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Who else did Willie get to smoke pot? Whoa ... Nellie?

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Peer pressure must be something when that peer is Willie Nelson. >> Read more trending news. Only yesterday we shared a story on how Willie hectored Woody Harrelson into smoking weed again after a (somewhat) two-year break. Not that it was…

Wednesday, May 9

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Roquan Smith's stolen UGA jerseys recovered

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Several game-worn Georgia items belonging to Roquan Smith were stolen from his car over the weekend, but some of those items have been recovered, according to the Summerville News, which cites a report from local police. Detectives were…

Sunday, May 6

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'Game of Thrones' actor Hafthor Bjornsson wins World's Strongest Man title

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Hafthor Bjornsson, the powerlifter from Iceland who also stars in “Game of Thrones,” won the 2018 World's Strongest Man contest Sunday after winning three of the final weekend's six events in Manila, Philippines, Bleacher Report said.…

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WATCH: Stormy Daniels makes surprise appearance in 'SNL' cold open

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Adult film star Stormy Daniels made a surprise appearance on "Saturday Night Live" in the show's latest jab at President Donald Trump. >> Watch the clip here (WARNING: Viewer discretion advised.) "Call up Stormy Daniels and fix this once…

Friday, May 4

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Instagram quietly rolls out in-app payment feature for faster shopping

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Shopping on Instagram is about to become a lot easier with the launch of its new native payments feature. Instagram quietly began rolling out the feature this week for some users, giving them the option to register a debit or credit card,…

Monday, Apr 30

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Toxic airborne poison from aquarium coral nearly kills Texas family

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Chasity Ahman of Cedar Park, Texas, is warning others after a coral in her saltwater aquarium nearly killed her and her family, she told Austin-based KVUE. » RELATED: Scientists worry brain-wasting 'zombie deer' disease could spread to…

Dozens diagnosed with rare eye cancer in North Carolina, Alabama has doctors stumped

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Dozens of people diagnosed with an extremely rare eye cancer in Huntersville, North Carolina, and Auburn, Alabama, has stumped scientists who are trying to figure out how so many people developed ocular melanoma. >> Read more trending news…

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1 dead, 1 hurt after shooting at Ballpark Village in St. Louis

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UPDATE, 6 a.m. EDT Monday: One of the victims shot Sunday night at Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis has died, police told KSDK early Monday. Read more here. #Breaking: One of the victims in Sunday's Ballpark Village shooting has died…

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After Alabama incidents, protest planned at Waffle House's Gwinnett HQ

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In response to a controversial incident at an Alabama Waffle House, a coalition of local activist groups are planning a protest Monday at the restaurant chain's metro Atlanta headquarters and calling for a national boycott. A flyer making…

Friday, Apr 27

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He was caught on video, but Georgia doctor kept his medical license

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Her family and friends said leave it alone, but Lisa Miller had other ideas. Convinced that her doctor had sexually violated her during her last visit, she believed she had to do something to expose him. She also knew she couldn’t let it…

Thursday, Apr 26

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Retail alert: Subway is closing 500 restaurants

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2018 is shaping up to be another difficult year for traditional retailers. After shutting down more than 5,000 stores in 2017, there have been more than 2,000 store closures announced over the past few months. Subway plans to close 500 of…

Wednesday, Apr 25

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'Tick explosion' coming this summer, expert warns

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Now that summer is just around the corner, experts are warning that ticks will be coming back in full force. >> Watch the news report here. One tick expert in New England told Boston's WFXT that the warmer weather will cause what he called…

Tuesday, Apr 24

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Mother takes to social media to warn others of dry drowning

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As warming weather is starting to creep in, more children will be hitting the pools sooner rather than later and parents may have forgotten about the condition called secondary drowning, or dry drowning. One mom is thankful that she caught…

Sunday, Apr 22

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Police use anti-KKK law to arrest people protesting neo-Nazis

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Faced with hundreds of demonstrators rallying against a crowd of neo-Nazis in Newnan, local and state authorities turned to a little-known Georgia law adopted in 1951 to combat the Ku Klux Klan. The law, which makes it illegal to wear a…

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What is Earth Day? 5 things to know

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Sunday is Earth Day 2018, and more than one billion people across the globe are expected to celebrate with environmentally friendly events. But what exactly is Earth Day? Here's what you need to know: >> Read more trending news. 1. When…

Wednesday, Apr 18

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NEW: Deputy stabbed before deadly shooting inside sheriff's office

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A man with a mental illness is dead after he claimed he was poisoned and ended up stabbing a Douglas County Sheriff's deputy at the sheriff's office. The deputy was checking on the man when he pulled out a knife. “He got in a tussle over…

Monday, Apr 16

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Cardi B's 'Invasion of Privacy' is No. 1 Billboard 200 album

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Cardi B has become the fifth female rapper to have a No. 1 record on the Billboard 200 albums chart. The rapper's debut studio album, “Invasion of Privacy,” debuted at No. 1 and is the biggest selling album for an R&B or hip-hop album this…

Sunday, Apr 15

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Another weird Florida story: Stormy and Trump create vortex

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In Florida, the land of hanging chads and where the Cash Me Outside girl is a local celebrity, a porn star and self-proclaimed former mistress of the president of the United States wouldn't miss the opportunity for a drive-by burlesque…

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Starbucks' CEO wants to apologize 'face-to-face' to 2 black men arrested at Philly store

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The CEO of Starbucks said he wanted to meet personally and “offer a face-to-face apology” to the two black men arrested at a Philadelphia store Thursday, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday. >> Read more trending news. In a statement…