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Ahmaud Arbery: Three white men found guilty of murdering black jogger

Three white men have been found guilty of killing a black jogger last year in a case that became a rallying cry to racial justice protesters. Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot on 23 February 2020 in a confrontation with Travis and Gregory McMichael and their neighbour, William Bryan. The defendants said they acted in self-defence […]

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s has been fined $48,000 for refusing to wear masks on the House floor

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia has been fined $48,000 for not wearing a mask on the House floor, according to a letter from the House Sergeant at Arms, circulating among US press. Greene has been fined 20 times for not wearing a mask. After receiving an initial warning in May, Greene was fined […]

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Woman billed $700 for sitting in ER waiting room for 7 hours, leaving without treatment

A woman said she was billed for a trip to the emergency room, even though she didn’t receive any treatment. Taylor Davis said she went to the Emory Decatur Hospital ER in July for a head injury. She sat in the waiting room for hours, but with no end in sight, she decided to leave. […]

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United States: Man used Covid-19 relief loan to purchase $57,000 Pokemon card

A Georgia man used a pandemic relief loan to buy a $57,000 Pokemon card, authorities say. Authorities arrested and charged Vinath Oudomsine. Court records show the Dublin man is charged with lying on an application for a pandemic economic relief loan about the number of people his business employed and the company’s gross revenue. He […]

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Brian Laundrie look-alike held at gunpoint by U.S. Marshals on Appalachian Trail

A New York man was held at gunpoint by federal authorities mistaking him for Brian Laundrie, the person of interest in the Gabby Petito homicide case, according to the New Yorker.Severin Beckwith and his partner Anna Brettmann, from Ithaca, New York, were at their North Carolina hotel when Marshals burst in with guns drawn while […]

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Nona Gaprindashvili: Georgian chess icon sues Netflix for Queen’s Gambit portrayal

Georgian chess icon Nona Gaprindashvili has filed a defamation lawsuit against Netflix, saying she was incorrectly portrayed in the hit series The Queen’s Gambit. The case refers to a sequence in the drama’s final episode which says Gaprindashvili, now 80, had never played competitive chess with men. The document says that by 1968, the year […]

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Golden Ray Shipwreck: Crew member’s poor math skills sank ship carrying thousands of cars, probe finds

A crew member’s error in calculating the weight of cargo on a ship loaded with thousands of cars most likely caused the vessel to capsize off the east coast of the US. The South Korean freighter, Golden Ray, capsized in September 2019, and its wreck is still partially in situ in the waters off the […]

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About two hundred headless goats found floating in Georgia river

About two hundred dead goats were found floating in the Chattahoochee River in the American state of Georgia. All of them had their heads cut off, sparking rumours of some ritual. Georgia police have started investigating this matter. Prima facie the matter the cops said it seemed to be related to the ‘santeria’ rituals performed by […]

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‘The dead can’t even rest’: Georgia man steals mortuary van, dead body rolls out ahead of high speed chase

A dead body rolled out of a stolen mortuary van after an Atlanta sped away from a crematory parking lot, leading to a high speed chase through Georgia. The suspect was identified as 23-year-old Kijon Griffin. He is on the loose and is wanted for several felonies. Griffin stole the mortuary van to escape pursuing […]

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Two Georgian silver medalist evicted from Olympic Games village for taking sightseeing trip in Tokyo

Two Georgian silver medalists were told to leave the Olympic Games for taking a sightseeing trip in Tokyo. Leaving the athletes’ village for non-Games purposes is against measures designed to protect against Covid-19. Japan has extended a state of emergency in the city following a surge in cases. “We took away accreditation as we believe […]

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Suspect who killed pro golfer, two others at Georgia golf course still at large

Police are searching for the killers of three men — including golf pro Gene Siller — whose bodies were found on the grounds of an Atlanta-area country club. Cobb County police responded to a report of a person shot around 2:20pm on Saturday and found Siller near the green of the Pinetree Country Club in […]

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Georgia woman wakes up to find wild African cat on her bed

An Atlanta woman woke up to a surprise when a cat jumped onto her bed Wednesday morning. She was further shocked to discover the cat was a serval, an exotic cat native to Africa. Kristine Frank, who lives in the Brookhaven neighborhood told reporters the cat came in the house shortly after her husband took […]