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December 14, 2018 11:19 AM Georgia police officer shot to death; gunman killed

Atlanta (Reuters) - A rookie suburban Atlanta police officer was shot and killed Thursday by a man who was also killed in a shoot-out with other officers, officials said. The names of the DeKalb County police officer and the suspected gunman were not immediately available and few other details were released. Police said that the officer, who had been with the force 89

December 13, 2018 8:50 PM The Latest: Bomb threat hoax targets US schools, businesses

Businesses and schools across the U.S. were evacuated because of a bomb threat hoax. Officials in Atlanta, New Orleans, and Anchorage, Alaska, say businesses received emailed bomb threats Thursday that were part of what they believe is a nationwide hoax. Authorities say bomb threats sent to dozens of schools, universities and other locations across the U.S. appear 90

December 13, 2018 5:16 PM Delta Air Lines shares drop on weak revenue outlook

(Reuters) - Shares in U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) dropped 4 percent in Thursday morning trading on concerns that slowing global economies would limit the No. 2 U.S. airline’s revenue growth in 2019 despite strong travel demand. At its investor day, Atlanta-based Delta forecast a 4 to 6 percent rise in revenues, compared to an average 5.6 percent 120

December 13, 2018 4:27 PM Record-breaking holiday traffic is expected this season, and these are the worst times to drive in it

AAA says it expects 102.1 million Americans to hit the road this season, and not all on Christmas Eve. Wednesday, Dec. 19 is predicted to be the worst day for driving in Boston, Houston and Seattle, with traffic moving 2.5 to 3.5 times slower than usual. New York, Los Angeles and Washington D.C. should peak the following day as folks try to escape for a very long weekend 127

December 13, 2018 11:55 AM Federal government buying MLK’s childhood home for nearly $2M: report

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. (whitehouse.gov) The childhood home of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reportedly has a new owner. Atlanta's WGCL-TV reported that the federal government has purchased King’s home in Atlanta, which his grandparents purchased in 1909. The King Center was unavailable for the station’s 87

December 13, 2018 12:45 AM Michigan dismisses RB Samuels after arrest

Michigan sophomore running back O’Maury Samuels is no longer on the team. The school issued a terse statement Wednesday that read, “Student O’Maury Samuels has been dismissed from the Michigan Football program.” Michigan did not give a reason, but the Detroit Free Press said Samuels was arrested and charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic violence 128

December 12, 2018 8:44 PM Diabetic amputations on the rise in the U.S

(Reuters Health) - - A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes. When people with diabetes have poorly controlled blood sugar, over time this can restrict blood flow to the lower legs and lead to nerve 126

December 10, 2018 3:33 PM Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record, the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday, with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday. Tourism has recovered following a fall in knife and car-ramming attacks which helped push visitor numbers in the biblical city to a 10-year 129

December 9, 2018 8:15 PM Aaron Rodgers passes Tom Brady for most throws without an INT

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers nearly came up six throws short of the NFL record for the most consecutive pass attempts without an interception. But after Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones dropped a ball that practically hit him between the numbers on his jersey, Rodgers successfully threw on. On his third pass attempt of the second 93

December 9, 2018 6:43 AM Atlanta United wins MLS Cup with victory over Portland Timbers

Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank, right, hands the trophy to team captain Michael Parkhurst (3) after the MLS Cup championship soccer game against the Portland Timbers, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, in Atlanta. Atlanta United won 2-0. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland) The title drought is over in Atlanta: The city's soccer club, Atlanta United, won the championship 130