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Kemp declares state of emergency after protests, mobilizes National Guard

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(ATLANTA) -- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency Thursday in response to ongoing protests in downtown Atlanta.

Kemp ordered the state's defense department to mobilize up to 1,000 state National Guard troops to be called up to active duty "as necessary."

Authorities arrested six people Saturday when demonstrations over a propose...

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Top Islamic State leader killed in U.S. raid in Somalia, officials say

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(WASHINGTON) -- A risky military ground raid by U.S. special operations forces on a cave complex in northern Somalia on Wednesday night killed Bilal al-Sudani, a top leader and organizer with the Islamic State, U.S. officials said.

Al-Sudani was killed in a firefight along with 10 other fighters, according to the officials. There were no U.S. casualties in the raid, the ...

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Democrats launch dads caucus to focus on family issues, push for paid leave

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(WASHINGTON) -- Four House Democrats launched the Congressional Dads Caucus on Thursday, joining together around a legislative agenda that includes expanding parental leave, the child tax credit and other family-first initiatives.

Reps. Jimmy Gomez of California, Andy Kim of New Jersey and Dan Goldman of New York -- all fathers -- announced the fo...

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What to know about severance pay amid high-profile layoffs

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(NEW YORK) -- Continued recession fears and a cascade of tech industry layoffs have drawn renewed attention to severance packages, the compensation offered to some departing employees.

Severance packages, which range widely in size and duration, offer newly unemployed workers a financial buffer as they face an uncertain job market.

But laid-off workers may not fu...

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James Gunn to fans of CW's canceled 'Doom Patrol' and 'Titans': It wasn't me

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Fans of the CW DC Comics-based shows Doom Patrol and Titans might have been surprised to find out that the shows won't be back for fifth seasons, but they might also be surprised to learn that James Gunn didn't pull the trigger.

The Guardians of the Galaxy franchise writer-director has taken flak online for making some big changes to Warner Bros. Discovery's superhero uni...

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FDA says new process is needed for regulating CBD products due to risks

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(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will not review or allow the marketing of cannabidiol, or CBD, products as food items or dietary supplements.

Up until recently, the health agency has not allowed any company to make claims about health benefits from wellness CBD products.

The FDA said after "careful review" it has dete...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: A Rhode Island police officer who was out of his jurisdiction when he shot a civilian two years ago has been acquitted.  The head of the Providen...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Rhode Island dodges snow from the latest storm moving up the East Coast.  The man convicted of triggering the Rhode Island banking crisis is ...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The latest round of winter weather is forecast to hit Southern New England on Wednesday.  The assault trial of an off-duty Rhode Island policeman...

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