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Gunman Dead After Police Standoff at Los Angeles Home

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 5:02pm

An LAPD officer was injured during a response to a domestic violence call that led to a shooting and standoff Monday morning at a Hollywood Hills home.








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Cigarette Sparked Deadly New Jersey Motel Fire

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 5:02pm

Authorities say a preliminary investigation reveals a Jersey Shore motel fire in which four people died Friday was caused by an improperly discarded cigarette.








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Rescue Crews Pulled Back Because of More Mudslide Threats

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 5:02pm
The threat of a secondary landslide is hampering search-and-rescue efforts in a Washington town that was engulfed by mud when a hillside collapsed on Saturday.Emergency management officials said Monday afternoon that some crews had been pulled off the disaster site in Oso, Wash.






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Rural Area Faces Months of Recovery After Mudslide

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 5:02pm
Authorities in a rural region of Washington state can't yet predict how long it will take to recover from Saturday's catastrophic landslide, but if history is any guide, it will be weeks if not months.






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Mar 24, 2014 - Student Member of the Board nominations due

UVa-Wise Calendar - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 5:00pm
Nomination forms are due by 5 pm today for 2014-2015 Student Member of the Board. Visit the Student Life Office or www.uvawise.edu/studentlife/leadership/events for a form. For more information, contact Stephanie Shell at 276-328-0216 or stephanie.shell@uvawise.edu.
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Three Gaming Trends to Watch After Last Week's GDC

MSNBC: Tech & science - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:58pm

It's all about mobile gaming, the free-to-play business model and virtual reality.


    





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Greeks don't know Greek yogurt

FOX News: Top Stories - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:58pm
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Ebola Outbreak in Guinea May Spread

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:52pm
CONAKRY, Guinea — An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is believed to have killed at least 59 people in Guinea and may already have spread to neighboring Liberia, health officials said Monday.
    





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Families of Missing in Mudslide Cling to Dimming Hopes

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:52pm
Two days after his sister vanished in an unstoppable wave of mud, Dayn Brunner decided he was done waiting for news.
    





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World Powers Back Out of Russia Summit Over Crimea Annexation

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:52pm
The world powers known as the Group of 7 are backing out of a planned summit in Russia and will meet on their own instead — a diplomatic move intended to punish Russia for annexing part of Ukraine.
    





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Boy, 11, Dies Trying to Save Sister From Drowning

MSNBC: U.S. news - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:46pm

A boy jumps into a creek to save his 7-year-old sister after his she slips and falls. Amy Cowman reports.








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Marijuana May Ease Some Symptoms of MS, New Guidelines Find

MSNBC: Health - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:43pm
Medical marijuana pills or an oral spray made from cannabis may help ease some of the painful spasms caused by multiple sclerosis that make day-to-day life hard for patients, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology.
    





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A Cryptocoin of Their Own: Iceland's 'Auroracoin' Experiment

MSNBC: Tech & science - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:42pm
A tech-savvy community in Iceland is trying to jump-start the country's flagging economy with an Iceland-specific variant of bitcoin they call Auroracoin. On Tuesday (late Monday afternoon in the U.S.), every Icelandic citizen will receive a bundle of them — and what happens next, no one knows.
    





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If Candy Crush and Sudoku Had a Baby, It Would Look Like 2048

MSNBC: Tech & science - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:42pm
Say goodbye to your free time. The latest game people have become obsessed with is 2048.Like Sudoku, it involves numbers. And like Candy Crush, it involves moving tiles around vertically and horizontally. The goal is to combine numbers until you reach 2048 or more.
    





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'Homeland' actor dies at 65

CNN: U.S. - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:39pm
James Rebhorn, whose acting resume includes a long list of character roles in major films and TV shows, died Friday, his representative said Sunday. Rebhorn was 65.
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TransCanada CEO: Need for Keystone Pipeline Greater Than Ever

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:38pm
Increasing demand for oil and significant production growth have made the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline even more important to the energy market, TransCanada CEO Russ Girling said in an interview on Cavuto.
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Long-Awaited 9/11 Museum to Open This Spring

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:36pm
More than 12 years after terror attacks felled the World Trade Center, the National September 11 Memorial Museum will open to the public May 21, officials announced Monday.
    





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Anguished Chinese Families Condemn Malaysian Officials

MSNBC: Top Stories - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:36pm
The families of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines jet lashed out at Malaysian officials on Monday — calling them "murderers" — after the prime minister abruptly announced the Boeing 777 was believed to have crashed in the Indian Ocean.
    





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U.S. Oil Futures Climb as Russia Sanction Concerns Linger

FOX News: Business - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 4:35pm
U.S. oil futures rose Monday as traders focused on the closure of the Houston Ship Channel and the possibility of more economic sanctions by the West against Russia.
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