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Saturday, December 16, 2017

NASA drops replica Orion spacecraft to test parachutes

The test used two of Orion’s three main parachutes to simulate the failure of the third and still sufficiently slowed the spacecraft for a landing.

Farmhouse for free, but buyer must move it off owners’ land

A DREAM COME TRUE: Bargain hunters beware! A four-bedroom farmhouse listed online for free comes with a catch: The new owner must move the building from the current owners’ land.

Fire: 2 children dead, mother, attempted rescuer injured

SO sad -  Georgia authorities say two toddler boys died and their mother was severely burned in an electrical fire.

Border arrests surge, erasing much of Trump’s early gains

Denials of entry for people at official crossings and border arrests reached 39,006 in November, up 12 percent from 34,855 in October and more than double the 15,766 who were stopped or arrested in April. But November’s figure was still down 38 percent from 63,361 for November of 2016, shortly before Trump took office.

Woman, 91, dies in Georgia house fire

A 91-year-old woman died in a house fire that started Friday morning in the attic of her Georgia home.

Officials: Some states running out of money for children’s healthcare insurance...

State officials warn the federally funded Children’s Health Insurance Program — or CHIP — is running out of money and that could impact funding for Georgia’s PeachCare for Kids program.

Holy cow! Wandering bovine returned to Philly nativity scene

A cow in Philadelphia apparently wanted to be away from the manger, as it escaped twice Thursday morning from a church’s live nativity scene.

FCC votes along party lines to end ‘net neutrality’

The Federal Communications Commission repealed the Obama-era “net neutrality” rules, giving internet service providers like Verizon, Comcast and AT&T a free hand to slow or block websites.

Consent to kids at heart of gay couple’s child support case

Attorneys for a divorced lesbian couple fighting over child support in a closely watched case agreed Thursday that consent to having a baby together is a crucial issue but disagreed over whether both spouses gave it.

No jail for fertility doctor who lied about using own sperm

Fertility doctor avoids jail time after allegations that he impregnated multiple women at his fertility clinic.

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