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State in the southeastern United States

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Georgia (U.S. state): State in the southeastern United States
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th largest in area and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Its 2019 estimated population was 10,617,423, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 5.9 million people in 2018, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 56% of the entire state population.

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Doug Collins, a Trump Ally, Is Expected to Run for Georgia Senate

Mr. Collins plans to challenge a fellow Republican, Senator Kelly Loeffler, in this fall’s special election for one of Georgia’s Senate seats.
NYTimes.com - Published

Turkish foreign minister calls for enlarged NATO, Georgia membership

Turkey's foreign minister called on Thursday for the enlargement of NATO and the addition of Georgia to the organization.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Georgia (U.S. state)


Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees [Video]Texas becomes first state to refuse refugees

Governor Greg Abbott of Texas on Friday became the first governor in the United States to refuse to accept refugees under an executive order requiring local jurisdictions to actively opt in to the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:40Published

Inside the Georgian lab accused of testing biological weapons [Video]Inside the Georgian lab accused of testing biological weapons

Al Jazeera gets special access to laboratory at centre of Russian claims that Georgia hosts secret biological weapons laboratory run by US.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published

Cheaters In These Nine States May Want To Reconsider [Video]Cheaters In These Nine States May Want To Reconsider

In Georgia cheaters don’t receive alimony. Cheating in Michigan can lead to a life sentence in prison. Cheaters in Hawaii, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Dakota or Utah..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Rep. John Lewis Confirms He Is Battling Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer [Video]Rep. John Lewis Confirms He Is Battling Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer

Rep. John Lewis confirmed on Sunday that he is suffering from Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. According to Politico, Lewis said he will undergo treatment, as he continues to serve his district. Doctors..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Judge denies bid to restore 98,000 Georgia voters [Video]Judge denies bid to restore 98,000 Georgia voters

A federal judge on Friday denied an attempt to restore about 98,000 voters in Georgia to the U.S. state's electoral rolls after they were removed earlier this month upon being classified as "inactive."..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published

Walmart, Trader Joe's, Costco, Kroger Egg Products Recalled [Video]Walmart, Trader Joe's, Costco, Kroger Egg Products Recalled

Hard-boiled eggs from a production facility in Georgia have been recalled. The recall was initiated after the eggs were linked to an ongoing listeria outbreak. The recall spans products from over 30..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Trump is the third U.S. president to be impeached [Video]Trump is the third U.S. president to be impeached

The House of Representatives formally charged Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:18Published

Tornadoes sweep across southeastern U.S., killing at least 3 - officials [Video]Tornadoes sweep across southeastern U.S., killing at least 3 - officials

Tornadoes swept across swaths of the southeastern United States killing at least three people, tearing roofs off buildings and downing power lines, officials said. Chris Dignam has more.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 00:41Published

David Tennant's baby spent six days in hospital last month [Video]David Tennant's baby spent six days in hospital last month

David Tennant's wife Georgia has praised the NHS after they treated their newborn baby for six days last month.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:19Published

U.S. businesses paralyzed by trade uncertainty [Video]U.S. businesses paralyzed by trade uncertainty

From a denim plant in rural Georgia to a San Diego headphone maker, nagging uncertainty over when President Donald Trump's trade wars might end, if ever, is confounding many U.S. manufacturers. Yahaira..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:10Published

Clint Eastwood threatened with defamation over new movie [Video]Clint Eastwood threatened with defamation over new movie

Clint Eastwood and the studio bosses behind his new film have been named in a defamation lawsuit threat filed by the publishers of an Atlanta, Georgia newspaper.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

Jimmy Carter Released From Hospital After Latest Health Scare [Video]Jimmy Carter Released From Hospital After Latest Health Scare

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday. Reuters reports Carter, 95, underwent treatment for a urinary tract infection at a hospital near his home. He said..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

 

Giga roller coaster, 'granny' centennial, lion cubs born, Parker the cat passes away: News from around our 50 states

Georgia lawmaker backs bill banning hair-based discrimination, Pennsylvania man exonerated after 28 years in prison, and more
USATODAY.com - Published

How 17 Outsize Portraits Rattled a Small Southern Town

Newnan, Ga., decided to use art to help the community celebrate diversity and embrace change. Not everyone was ready for what they saw.
NYTimes.com - Published

Georgia's parole board grants clemency to death row inmate hours before scheduled execution

The Georgia parole board granted clemency to a death row inmate on Thursday, hours before he was to be executed for the murder of a convenience store clerk three decades ago.
Reuters - Published

Georgia man to be executed for killing store clerk in $38 robbery

A Georgia man faces execution on Thursday, three decades after he was convicted of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk and stealing $38 after he and two friends went bar hopping.
Reuters - Published

Pelosi thanked a top G.O.P. lawmaker for apologizing for his ‘ridiculous comments’ about Democrats.

Pelosi addressed the comments and apology made by Representative Doug Collins, Republican of Georgia.
NYTimes.com - Published

Body camera records moment officer is hit by train

Police in Georgia have released body camera video showing the moment an officer was hit by a train while on duty. Polk County officer Andy Anderson suffered a concussion and broke several bones, but is..
USATODAY.com - Published

Man caught on camera breaking into a Taco Bell, cooking a meal and taking a nap

Police in Lawrenceville, Georgia are looking for the man who broke into a Taco Bell early on Christmas Day before cooking a meal and taking a nap.
USATODAY.com - Published

Burglar cooks snack in Taco Bell then falls asleep

A Georgia man who broke into a Taco Bell overnight paused to make himself some food and take a nap.
BBC News - Published

Cade Mays' father is suing Georgia, saying his pinkie was severed at a recruiting event

The father of lineman Cade Mays, who is planning to transfer from Georgia to Tennessee, is suing the University of Georgia over a severed finger.
USATODAY.com - Published

Gingerbread destruction raffle, toilet paper pyramid, Tiehm's buckwheat: News from around our 50 states

Gorilla gets cataract surgery in California, police chief orders halt to car cases in Georgia, and more
USATODAY.com - Published

After a Deadly Plot, a Church Is Learning How to Fight Back

Religious institutions across the country are learning how to protect themselves. In Georgia, one small black church is taking action after a thwarted attack.
NYTimes.com - Published

Kelly Loeffler, new Georgia GOP senator, sworn in

Wealthy Republican businesswoman and political newcomer Kelly Loeffler was sworn in Monday as the newest senator from Georgia. She replaces GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson, who stepped down in December because..
USATODAY.com - Published

Rep. John Lewis, civil rights icon, diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer

John Lewis, a civil rights icon and U.S. Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district, has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
USATODAY.com - Published

Psychologically, Is America’s Need To Suppress The Black Vote The New Lynching?

psychologically, is america’s need to suppress the black vote the new lynching?
Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling Right after the Republican Party purged 300,000 voters from the rolls in Georgia, mostly black, a top advisor for President Donald Trump’s re-election..
WorldNews - Published

Civil rights leader John Lewis faces cancer battle

civil rights leader john lewis faces cancer battle
US congressman John Lewis has announced he has advanced pancreatic cancer. The 79-year-old Democrat is the youngest and last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists, a group once led by the Rev..
WorldNews - Published

Rep. John Lewis says he has pancreatic cancer

Rep. John Lewis, a Democrat from Georgia, announced Sunday that doctors diagnosed him with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. (Dec. 29)  
USATODAY.com - Published

South Ossetia releases imprisoned Georgian doctor

Separatists in Georgia's Russian-controlled region of South Ossetia on Saturday released a Georgian doctor who was arrested last month for entering the breakaway territory, the state security service..
Reuters - Published

Federal judge denies bid to restore 98,000 voters in U.S. state of Georgia

A federal judge on Friday denied an attempt to restore about 98,000 voters in Georgia to the U.S. state's electoral rolls after they were removed earlier this month upon being classified as "inactive".
Reuters - Published

Egg recall: Hard-boiled eggs, egg products recalled from Walmart, Trader Joe's, more stores nationwide

Hard-boiled eggs and egg products supplied by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia are being recalled nationwide related to a listeria outbreak.
USATODAY.com - Published

U.S. urges Georgia to reinforce democracy, rule of law

Georgia must reinforce its commitment to democracy and ensure its judicial system is free of political bias, the United States said on Tuesday, after weeks of demonstrations in the ex-Soviet state..
Reuters - Published

South Ossetia jails Georgian doctor for entering region illegally

A court in Georgia's Russian-controlled region of South Ossetia has jailed a Georgian doctor for illegally entering the region, despite appeals for his release by the United States and Europe's main..
Reuters - Published

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IndiaTimes - Published

U.S. Republican lawmaker says Trump treated less fairly than Jesus ahead of crucifixion

A U.S. Republican lawmaker from Georgia said on Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote accusing President Donald Trump of abusing his power and obstructing Congress that Jesus received a more fair..
Reuters - Published

One of the world's most endangered whales spotted with calf off Georgia coast

Pregnant right whales migrate from the waters off Nova Scotia and New England to give birth in the warmer waters off the coast of Florida and Georgia.
USATODAY.com - Published

Anthony Edwards tries to make Georgia hoops cool

Freshman Anthony Edwards is trying to change the perception of Georgia basketball before he heads off to the NBA. The 6-5 shooting guard is projected to be one of the top picks in the 2020 draft. (Dec...
USATODAY.com - Published

Commissioner’s Wife Spills Drink on Reporter’s Head at County Meeting

A county commissioner in Georgia was hosting a budget meeting when his wife spilled a cup of soda and ice on the reporter’s head. She has been charged with disorderly conduct and simple assault.
NYTimes.com - Published

Man Accused of Smacking Reporter’s Rear on Live TV Is Charged

Alex Bozarjian was reporting on a race in Savannah, Ga., when a passing runner slapped her behind. A video clip of the episode shared on Twitter provoked outrage.
NYTimes.com - Published

Trump impeachment: Historic committee vote on president's 'abuse of power' postponed

trump impeachment: historic committee vote on president's 'abuse of power' postponed
After a contentious session debate lasting all of Thursday, House judiciary committee chair Jerrold Nadler postponed voting on articles of impeachment against Donald Trump until 10am on Friday. Mr..
WorldNews - Published

Georgia gains major court victory over Florida in decades-long dispute over Apalachicola Bay water use

A judge has recommended the Supreme Court side with Georgia over Florida in the water dispute over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system.
USATODAY.com - Published

Drowning in uncertainty: Trade questions slow investment, squeeze profits across U.S.

From a denim plant in rural Georgia to a St. Paul, Minneapolis loudspeaker maker, nagging uncertainty over when President Donald Trump's trade wars might end, if ever, is confounding many U.S...
Reuters - Published

US reporter vents anger at man who groped her on live TV

Alex Bozarjian was covering a run in the US state of Georgia when her backside was smacked.
BBC News - Published

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter released from hospital

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday after undergoing treatment for a urinary tract infection, his spokeswoman at the Carter Center said.
Reuters - Published Also reported by •WorldNews

Georgia Gov. picks political outsider for Senate

Georgia's Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate. (Dec. 4)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Georgia governor taps political newcomer to U.S. Senate, ignoring Trump's choice

The Republican Governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, on Wednesday named conservative businesswoman Kelly Loeffler as the state's next U.S. senator, picking her over U.S. President Donald Trump's preferred..
Reuters - Published

Senate bids farewell to Johnny Isakson

Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson made a plea for bipartisanship in his farewell speech Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Senate bid farewell to the lawmaker from Georgia. (Dec. 3)  
USATODAY.com - Published

President Jimmy Carter hospitalized for infection

Former president Jimmy Carter, 95, admitted to a Georgia hospital over the weekend for a urinary tract infection.  
USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Former U.S. President Carter hospitalized in Georgia with urinary tract infection

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, released from one hospital in Georgia the day before Thanksgiving, was admitted to another over the holiday weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, the..
Reuters - Published

Gov. Kemp of Georgia Expected to Tap Kelly Loeffler for Senate Seat

The appointment would pit the governor against President Trump, revealing an intraparty rift over the best way to maintain Republican dominance in Georgia.
NYTimes.com - Published

Kelly Loeffler to be appointed Georgia senator by Governor Brian Kemp

Loeffler will succeed Senator Johnny Isakson, who is stepping down amid health problems.
CBS News - Published

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp picks Kelly Loeffler for vacated US Senate seat, defying GOP wishes

By picking Kelly Loeffler, Brian Kemp might have set up a bitter GOP clash over the seat, as Rep. Doug Collins has publicly left open the door to running against her next year.
USATODAY.com - Published

Police in Georgia prevent opposition activists from picketing parliament

Georgian police erected steel fences around the parliament and government buildings on Thursday to prevent dozens of opposition activists from picketing the area in a dispute over electoral reform.
Reuters - Published

Former U.S. President Carter home for the holidays after surgery

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was discharged from a hospital in Georgia on Wednesday after a successful surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, heading home one day before the Thanksgiving..
Reuters - Published

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