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  1. Gwinnett County 23 Mins Ago Possible road rage incident leads to deadly shootingFri, 11 Nov 2016 20:58:15 GMT
    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police are hoping surveillance cameras captured a possible road rage incident that left a man dead in the middle of a Gwinnett County road. More...
  2. 'Guilt Trip' does well in GeorgiaFri, 11 Nov 2016 20:58:14 GMT
    Theatre lovers in Snellville, Georgia turned out in great numbers last weekend to watch Basil Dawkins' new hit play Guilt Trip . The play deals with domestic turmoil and stars Oliver Samuels, Ruth Ho-Shing and Dennis Titus. More...
  3. Georgia brothers brutally attacked their parents sentenced to 20 years in prisonTue, 08 Nov 2016 15:19:13 GMT
    Two brothers who brutally attacked their parents inside the family's Atlanta home after drugging them with Xanax each get 20 years in prison Christopher Ervin, 23, and his 19-year-old brother Cameron pleaded guilty to kidnapping, aggravated assault and armed robbery on Monday Two brothers who drugged their parents with Xanax and then brutally attacked them inside the family's Georgia home have each been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Christopher Ervin, 23, and his brother Cameron, 19, pleaded guilty to all 13 charges against them - including kidnapping, aggravated assault and armed robbery. More...
  4. Both Drivers InjuredFri, 04 Nov 2016 06:26:57 GMT
    The drivers of both these cars were injured and taken to area hospitals after they collided on Hwy. 83 north near Shady Dale last Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 19. Lindsey Adams of Snellville was driving a 2007 PT Cruiser south on Hwy. More...
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  1. Shop Small November 26 2016Thu, 24 Nov 2016 17:38:24 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor,To be sure there will be millions shopping across the country on Black Friday. Most will be spending millions at the large retailers like Wal Mart, Sears, Best Buys and Targets. Why not save a few dollars and spend it with your local community merchants?These are the people youu attend church with every Sunday. More...
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  2. THE PROMISED LAND THEN AND NOWMon, 14 Nov 2016 18:18:12 EST
    By Dorethia Livsey, The original owner of this historical plantation was Thomas Maguire, an immigrant from Ireland. He settled at Rockbridge just south of Centerville in 1820. There he built his life around this 956-acre plantation, he called it, "The Promised Land". More...
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  3. Eastside Hospital cares about Snellville CommunityMon, 14 Nov 2016 15:12:16 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, To be true the birth of a child or a grandchild are reasons to rejoice in a waiting room of a hospital. However, the same joy can be experienced when a loved one escapes the grasp of death, as well. The common denominator amongst all facets and departments at Eastside Medical Hospital is to provide individual care to its patients, with a smile. More...
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  4. Organize Small Closets Is It Really PossibleSat, 05 Nov 2016 05:22:23 EST
    by: Jeff Schuman, Do you need to organize small closets, but don't know if this is going to even be possible? Then you need to know that you can easily organize any closet when you are aware of the steps that are needed to achieve that goal. More...
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  5. Falcons poop on Tampa Bay TonightThu, 03 Nov 2016 23:01:26 EST
    Matt Ryan is no Michael Vick, but he is going to run for several first downs, tonight and win the game. More...
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  6. Is Romo a Good Fit For Cleveland BrownsWed, 02 Nov 2016 21:25:04 EST
    However paying little mind to if the Cowhands pull Prescott for Romo when the starter has recouped enough from his past harm to endure his next one, the future quarterback of the Cattle rustlers association is named Dak, not Tony.The subject of what to do with Romo when he's sound waits he was required to return in week nine, More...
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  7. Trick or Treat is Big BusinessSat, 29 Oct 2016 22:19:35 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, The National Retail Association assesses that people will hack up $350 million just on Halloween outfits for their pets.The National Retail Cooperation (NRF) gauges signify Halloween spending including sweet, groups, and beautification to come in at $7.4 billion this year. More...
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  8. 10 Thing Sales People Need to Know About C-Level Decision MakersWed, 26 Oct 2016 19:43:48 EST
    by: Kelley Robertson, Selling to high-level decision makers is challenging at the best of times. However, it can be easier if you understand a few business principles. More...
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  1. Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's leader, irking ChinaSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:33:42 -0500
    BEIJING (AP) In a break with decadeslong diplomatic tradition, President-elect Donald Trump spoke directly with the president of Taiwan, a move that drew an irritated response from China on Saturday and looked set to cast uncertainty over U.S. policy toward Asia. More...
  2. The Latest: UN Syria envoy reminds Trump of Iraq, LibyaSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:26:15 -0500
    ALEPPO, Syria (AP) The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): More...
  3. Russia warns Japan not to expect quick progress on islandsSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:23:30 -0500
    MOSCOW (AP) Russia's foreign minister warned Japan Saturday against expecting a quick breakthrough in the territorial dispute between the two nations ahead of President Vladimir Putin's upcoming visit to Japan. More...
  4. Gabon postpones legislative elections citing lack of moneySat, 03 Dec 2016 08:21:05 -0500
    Gabon has postponed legislative elections set for Dec. 27 until next July because of a lack of money, the interior ministry said in a statement on Saturday. "The constitutional court has ... decided that the means invoked constitute a case of force majeure justifying the delay of the legislative elections," the statement said. Oil-producer Gabon is set to stage the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in January and political analysts said the government appeared to want to delay the election until the event was over. More...
  5. S. Koreans rally for 6th weekend calling for leader's ousterSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:19:31 -0500
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Rallying for the sixth straight weekend in what has become perhaps South Korea's biggest protest movement ever, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators in Seoul got the closest yet Saturday to the president they desperately want removed. More...
  6. Afghan president and Trump discuss terrorismSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:17:46 -0500
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) The Afghan government says U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have emphasized their joint commitment to fighting terrorism in a phone conversation. More...
  7. Ugly Austrian election campaign draws to a closeSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:10:09 -0500
    Austria's long and ugly presidential campaign drew to a close Saturday, with a confident far-right aiming to emulate Donald Trump and Brexit campaigners by dealing a hammer-blow to Vienna's centrist establishment. A victory on Sunday for Norbert Hofer from the anti-immigration and EU-critical Freedom Party (FPOe) would make him Europe's first far-right elected president since 1945. The Austrian presidency is largely ceremonial but it would be another triumph for populist politics a month since Donald Trump's US election victory and five months after the British chose to leave the European Union. More...
  8. China protests to US after Trump speaks to Taiwan leaderSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:06:13 -0500
    China protested to Washington Saturday after US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of foreign policy and spoke with the president of Taiwan. It was not immediately clear whether Trump's telephone call with Tsai Ing-wen marked a deliberate pivot away from Washington's official "One China" stance, but it fuelled fears he is improvising on international affairs. China regards self-ruling Taiwan as part of its own territory awaiting reunification under Beijing's rule, and any US move that would imply support for independence would likely trigger fury. More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Wells Fargo offers to meet with Standing Rock Sioux before year-endFri, 02 Dec 2016 22:36:56 GMT
    Dec 2 Wells Fargo & Co said it would "be pleased" to meet with tribal elders from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe before year-end to discuss the U.S. bank's investment in the Dakota Access Pipeline, the company told the tribe in a letter dated Thursday. A Wells Fargo spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the letter, and pictures of the document appeared on Twitter on Friday. More...
  2. OPEC Deal Upends Everything in Oil Market, Not Just PricesFri, 02 Dec 2016 18:30:17 GMT
    No matter where you look in the oil market, key markers watched by traders have been going haywire since Wednesday -- and they show little sign of letting up. Whether it's a futures curve suddenly suggesting concerns that supply is shrinking or record trading of contracts designed to protect against price fluctuations, OPEC's first output cut in eight years has sent the market into a spin. More...
  3. Citizens Financial to Start Robo-Advisory Platform With SigFigFri, 02 Dec 2016 14:16:48 GMT
    Citizens Financial Group Inc., the regional lender spun off from Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, will offer a robo-advisory platform next year as the firm builds out its wealth-management business. Citizens' digital-investing service will be available online and by mobile phone through a partnership with robo-adviser SigFig, the Providence, Rhode Island-based lender said Thursday in a statement. More...
  4. Regulators Implement Enhanced Oversight and Propose Transparency for the Treasury MarketFri, 02 Dec 2016 10:14:46 GMT
    On October 24, 2016, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York held a conference on "The Evolving Structure of the US Treasury Market" . The Conference was a sequel to the first annual such event where oversight agencies pledged to work together to better understand and regulate the market for US Treasury securities. More...
  5. HSBC (HBC) Receives Neutral Rating from Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:29:14 GMT
    Separately, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a "neutral" rating on shares of HSBC in a research note on Thursday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company's stock. More...
  6. UPDATE 3-Spain's Banco Popular to replace chairman after shareholder revoltFri, 02 Dec 2016 02:42:05 GMT
    MADRID, Dec 1 Banco Popular, regarded as the weak link in Spain's banking sector, is to replace Chairman Angel Ron after shareholders rebelled over his lacklustre progress in cleaning up 30 billion euros in toxic assets. Ron has led Popular, Spain's sixth largest by assets which holds an outsized proportion of bad real estate loans, through its most challenging period, with its shares down 95 percent to record lows since he took over a decade ago. More...
  7. Wells Fargo splits chairman, CEO roles after fake accounts scandalThu, 01 Dec 2016 22:33:13 GMT
    Wells Fargo said it will split the jobs of chairman and CEO and will make other major changes to the composition of its board of directors in an effort to make the bank more accountable following a scandal over its sales practices. The bank said Thursday it was amending its corporate bylaws to require that separate people fill the job of chairman and the job of CEO. More...
  8. Citi Said to Weigh Derivative Desk Move to Frankfurt on BrexitThu, 01 Dec 2016 20:34:10 GMT
    Citigroup Inc. is considering moving some of its London-based equity and interest-rate derivatives traders to Frankfurt after Brexit is triggered, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The U.S. firm is already in discussions with the German financial regulator BaFin about getting the necessary approvals, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private. More...
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  1. Macaw poses in man's mug shot after unlucky court appearanceSat, 03 Dec 2016 13:01:00 GMT
    A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner. More...
  2. Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentencedSat, 03 Dec 2016 12:32:32 GMT
    A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die. More...
  3. Texas officials: 8 injured in bus crashSat, 03 Dec 2016 10:46:00 GMT
    Officials say eight people were injured when a bus carrying high school cheerleaders crashed with a tractor-trailer rig in Texas. More...
  4. Jury going into next week in ex-officer's murder trialSat, 03 Dec 2016 08:00:34 GMT
    The jury in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer charged with gunning down a black motorist will continue deliberating next week, despite at one point Friday appearing deadlocked by a juror who told the judge he could not "with good conscience approve a guilty verdict." The panel of one black and 11 white jurors has now deliberated for more than 16 hours over three days on whether to convict former North Charleston police Officer Michael Slager in the death of 50-year-old Walter Scott. More...
  5. Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case loomsSat, 03 Dec 2016 07:46:04 GMT
    A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left an ex-NFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free. More...
  6. US warns crackdown in Myanmar could radicalize RohingyaSat, 03 Dec 2016 07:30:28 GMT
    The U.S. government, a key sponsor of Myanmar's democratic transition, says a security crackdown that has displaced tens of thousands Rohingya Muslims and left an unknown number dead risks radicalizing a downtrodden people and stoking religious tensions in Southeast Asia. More...
  7. San Bernardino terror attack remembered by citySat, 03 Dec 2016 06:33:00 GMT
    Exactly a year to the moment that a pair of shooters unleashed a terrorist attack on San Bernardino, a bell rang 14 times Friday at the city's Inland Regional Center in honor of the people who died there. More...
  8. Florida man jailed for collecting dead brother's pension benefitsSat, 03 Dec 2016 06:14:00 GMT
    A Florida man has been sent to the slammer for pretending to be his dead brother, a former auditor for New York State, so he could collect $180,000 of his pension benefits over seven years, authorities said Friday. More...
  9. Professor stabbed to death on USC campus, student arrestedSat, 03 Dec 2016 05:01:00 GMT
    Police say a suspect has been arrested in the stabbing death of a professor on on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday. More...
  1. Inside Kim Kardashian West's Night of Terror: 'She Knew She Had to Keep Quiet to Survive'Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT
    The reality star was held at gunpoint early Monday morning in her Paris hotel room by masked men dressed as police officers More...
  2. Watch Candace Cameron Bure Freak Out as Daughter Natasha Joins Team Adam Levine on The VoiceMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:35:00 EDT
    Before her performance, Natasha received a good luck video message from Bob Saget and John Stamos More...
  3. Who Is Simone Harouche? What to Know About the Kardashian Family Friend Before the Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:30:00 EDT
    The 36-year-old has been friends with the reality star for years and has styled various celebrities. More...
  4. What Was Yelled at Ryan Lochte During Week 4 of Dancing with the Stars?Mon, 03 Oct 2016 23:15:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  5. WATCH: Laurie Hernandez Is Speechless After Earning All Perfect Scores on DWTSMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:35:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  6. Vicki Gunvalson Threatens to Expose Mysterious Lies Shannon Beador's Told About Her MarriageMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:20:00 EDT
    Shannon Beador may claim she never lies, but Vicki Gunvalson says she knows differently More...
  7. The Real Housewives Are Getting Political! Find Out How Bravo's Best Are Joining Decision 2016Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:00:00 EDT
    Election results will be announced Nov. 7 on Watch What Happens Live More...
  8. Amber Rose Apologizes to Julianne Hough for Claiming the Dancing with the Stars Judge 'Body Shamed' HerMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:50:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  9. Kim Kardashian West's Longtime Friend and Stylist Simone Harouche Was in a Room Nearby During Terrifying Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:10:00 EDT
    Longtime friend and stylist, Simone Harouche, was in the apartment when Kardashian West was held at gunpoint. More...
  10. Kate McKinnon Cried When Thinking of a Clinton PresidencyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:00:00 EDT
    "I could cry just thinking about how hard we're gonna cry when it happens," she said. More...
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  1. Inside Kim Kardashian West's Night of Terror: 'She Knew She Had to Keep Quiet to Survive'Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT
    The reality star was held at gunpoint early Monday morning in her Paris hotel room by masked men dressed as police officers More...
  2. Watch Candace Cameron Bure Freak Out as Daughter Natasha Joins Team Adam Levine on The VoiceMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:35:00 EDT
    Before her performance, Natasha received a good luck video message from Bob Saget and John Stamos More...
  3. Who Is Simone Harouche? What to Know About the Kardashian Family Friend Before the Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 23:30:00 EDT
    The 36-year-old has been friends with the reality star for years and has styled various celebrities. More...
  4. What Was Yelled at Ryan Lochte During Week 4 of Dancing with the Stars?Mon, 03 Oct 2016 23:15:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  5. WATCH: Laurie Hernandez Is Speechless After Earning All Perfect Scores on DWTSMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:35:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  6. Vicki Gunvalson Threatens to Expose Mysterious Lies Shannon Beador's Told About Her MarriageMon, 03 Oct 2016 22:20:00 EDT
    Shannon Beador may claim she never lies, but Vicki Gunvalson says she knows differently More...
  7. The Real Housewives Are Getting Political! Find Out How Bravo's Best Are Joining Decision 2016Mon, 03 Oct 2016 22:00:00 EDT
    Election results will be announced Nov. 7 on Watch What Happens Live More...
  8. Amber Rose Apologizes to Julianne Hough for Claiming the Dancing with the Stars Judge 'Body Shamed' HerMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:50:00 EDT
    Dancing with the Stars airs Mondays and Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on ABC More...
  9. Kim Kardashian West's Longtime Friend and Stylist Simone Harouche Was in a Room Nearby During Terrifying Paris RobberyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:10:00 EDT
    Longtime friend and stylist, Simone Harouche, was in the apartment when Kardashian West was held at gunpoint. More...
  10. Kate McKinnon Cried When Thinking of a Clinton PresidencyMon, 03 Oct 2016 21:00:00 EDT
    "I could cry just thinking about how hard we're gonna cry when it happens," she said. More...
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  1. Passengers 'priced off railways' by 2.3% rise in fares, campaigners warnSat, 03 Dec 2016 00:56:12 GMT
    Passengers are being "priced off the railways" with fares going up by an average of 2.3% next year, public transport campaigners have warned. The largest rise in three years will take effect from January 2, with travellers already hit by a 23.5% increase in real terms between 1995 and 2016. More...
  2. Prince Harry arrives in Guyana on the final stop of his 15-day tour of the CaribbeanFri, 02 Dec 2016 20:58:01 GMT
    Officials were left in a flap when Prince Harry's royal standard flew off his official chauffeur-driven car and blew down the road soon after he arrived in Guyana. The mishap came minutes after his plane touched down in the capital Georgetown and his large motorcade was driving away from the airport. More...
  3. Boris Johnson: UK will not block closer EU defence co-operation after BrexitFri, 02 Dec 2016 16:48:56 GMT
    Britain will not seek to prevent closer European defence co-operation following its exit from the EU, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. Mr Johnson said the UK's interest was to have close relations with a "strong EU" following Brexit, and London would not "block or impede" steps towards further integration, including a European defence "architecture". More...
  4. IS ready to launch attacks in Europe, Europol warnsFri, 02 Dec 2016 12:36:55 GMT
    Dozens of potential terrorists directed by Islamic State are currently in Europe and have the capacity to carry out attacks, security services fear. Britain is among the countries which are "high on the target list" for aggression from the group, the European Union's law enforcement body warned. More...
  5. New Thai king's first duty is to honor late fatherFri, 02 Dec 2016 08:42:41 GMT
    In this image made from video, Thailand's Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn, gestures near a portrait of his late father at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. The new monarch, who received the title "His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun," assumed his new position Thursday, according to an announcement broadcast on all TV channels. More...