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Georgia (U.S. state): State of the United States of America
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th largest 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. The state's nicknames include the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 5,949,951 in 2018, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 60% of the entire state population.

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EU's Tusk says Russia's Georgia flight ban 'unjustified'

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that Russia's decision to ban flights to Georgia was "unjustified and disproportional."
Reuters - Published

Putin opposes Russian parliament call for Georgia sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin rejected on Tuesday a parliamentary call to impose sanctions against Georgia, saying patching up strained relations was more important than reacting to provocations by..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Georgia (U.S. state)

As ties Russia deteriorate, Georgia tourist numbers fall [Video]As ties Russia deteriorate, Georgia tourist numbers fall

Facebook campaign to draw other tourists to Georgia hatched as Russian arrivals slow.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:26Published

Protesters in Georgia call for end to 'pro-Russian policies' [Video]Protesters in Georgia call for end to 'pro-Russian policies'

Russia's President Putin rejects calls to impose more sanctions on Georgia in bid to calm anti-Russian sentiment.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published

Putin blocks Russian parliament plans for Georgia sanctions [Video]Putin blocks Russian parliament plans for Georgia sanctions

The Russian president said patching up strained relations was more important than reacting to provocations by "scumbags".

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:14Published

Trump's July 4th tanks ready to roll [Video]Trump's July 4th tanks ready to roll

Complete with a display of military might, Washington, D.C. is preparing for a July Fourth celebration that President Trump says will be unforgettable. His critics say the display and Trump's planned..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

Georgia sheriffs save a baby found in a plastic bag [Video]Georgia sheriffs save a baby found in a plastic bag

A baby being referred to as "Baby India" by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) on Facebook was found alive inside a plastic bag in Georgia on June 6. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

Video shows rescue of baby from plastic bag in woods [Video]Video shows rescue of baby from plastic bag in woods

Dramatic footage showing the rescue of a newborn baby found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods has been released. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office in Georgia, US, made the video public in the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

Georgians rally for justice over crackdown on anti-Russia protest [Video]Georgians rally for justice over crackdown on anti-Russia protest

Hundreds demonstrate across Georgia over Russian MP scandal that prompted protest before heavy-handed police crackdown.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:55Published

Biden's segregationist remarks not offensive: Lewis [Video]Biden's segregationist remarks not offensive: Lewis

Georgia congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis says he does not think Joe Biden's remarks about working with segregationist senators were offensive. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:41Published

CEOs say abortion restrictions ‘bad for business’ [Video]CEOs say abortion restrictions ‘bad for business’

Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday to denounce restricting access to abortion and other reproductive healthcare...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

Bouncing Back From Hip Injury, Jimmy Carter Resumes Side Gig [Video]Bouncing Back From Hip Injury, Jimmy Carter Resumes Side Gig

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter got back to work on Sunday, teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. According to Reuters, Carter was released from the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Jimmy Carter returns to Sunday school teaching after fall [Video]Jimmy Carter returns to Sunday school teaching after fall

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is back to teaching Sunday school in Plains, Georgia after he fell and broke his hip before a hunting trip in May. Before his lesson, Carter opened up about some of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Over 40 Prosecutors Refuse To Enforce New Anti-Abortion Laws [Video]Over 40 Prosecutors Refuse To Enforce New Anti-Abortion Laws

According to Huffington Post, Dozens of state and local prosecutors released a statement Friday vowing not to enforce extreme anti-abortion restrictions recently passed in their states. The statement..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Highest Maternal And Infant Mortality Rates In US [Video]Highest Maternal And Infant Mortality Rates In US

According to Business Insider, "A surge of new abortion bans and clinic closures has highlighted the recent rise in America's maternal mortality rates. Nearly all of the states who have recently passed..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Disney CEO Says It Will Be 'Difficult' to Film In Georgia If Abortion Law Takes Effect [Video]Disney CEO Says It Will Be 'Difficult' to Film In Georgia If Abortion Law Takes Effect

According to Reuters, Walt Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said that it would be “very difficult” for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect because many..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

WarnerMedia to Reconsider Business In Georgia Over Abortion Law [Video]WarnerMedia to Reconsider Business In Georgia Over Abortion Law

According to Reuters, WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Planned Parenthood Has Declared A State Of Emergency Due To Abortion Bans [Video]Planned Parenthood Has Declared A State Of Emergency Due To Abortion Bans

In response to the extreme abortion restrictions being implemented in states across the country, Planned Parenthood declared a state of emergency. Earlier this month, Alabama implemented by far the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Disney CEO says it may stop filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect [Video]Disney CEO says it may stop filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect

Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger told Reuters it would be "very difficult" to keep filming in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect in that southern state. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published

Netflix May Halt Productions In Georgia After Abortion Law [Video]Netflix May Halt Productions In Georgia After Abortion Law

Netflix is rethinking shooting films and series in Georgia after the state signed a law earlier this month that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detectable. “We have many women working on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Kristen Wiig Joins Georgia Boycott [Video]Kristen Wiig Joins Georgia Boycott

The creative team behind "Bridesmaids" has joined the growing movement to boycott Georgia in the wake of the signing of an anti-abortion bill. On Wednesday, a rep for Kristen Wiig confirmed to CNN that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Protesters rally against new state abortion bans [Video]Protesters rally against new state abortion bans

U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday to protest new..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:54Published

Billionaire Commencement Speaker To Pay Graduate's Debts [Video]Billionaire Commencement Speaker To Pay Graduate's Debts

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday’s commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

US billionaire stuns students by pledging to pay off all loans [Video]US billionaire stuns students by pledging to pay off all loans

A billionaire technology investor has stunned graduates at a US college by announcing he will pay off all their student loans estimated at 40 million dollars (£31m). Robert F Smith made the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published

 

Russian parliament urges government to impose sanctions on Georgia

The Russian parliament on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution urging the government to impose tough economic sanctions on Georgia over what it called the country's unfriendly actions towards..
Reuters - Published

Kremlin says Georgia's TV attack against Putin 'unacceptable'

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that an on-air verbal attack against Russian President Vladimir Putin by a Georgian TV presenter was "unacceptable".
Reuters - Published

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