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GOP lawmakers split on supporting NSA surveillance

MSNBC: Politics - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 2:51pm
    

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Nadal shakes off protesters, Ferrer to win French Open

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 2:11pm
A bare-chested protestor who jumped on to court with a red flare and the dogged resistance of fellow Spaniard David Ferrer could not stop an irrepressible Rafa Nadal from storming to a record eighth French Open title with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 win on Sunday. The claycourt king was left startled in the sixth game of the second set when a man wearing a white mask leapt over from the stands and ran towards...    

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Froome wins Criterium du Dauphine race

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 12:43pm
Chris Froome won the Criterium du Dauphine race on Sunday for the first time.The British rider was second in Sunday's eighth and final stage behind stage winner Alessandro De Marchi of Italy.Overall, Froome was 58 seconds ahead of Sky Procycling teammate Richie Porte. Spain's Daniel Moreno was 2:12 back in third.Belgium's Tim Wellens led De Marchi by about 30 seconds with 3.1 miles to go in the 96...    

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GOP's Ayotte says she'll support Senate immigration bill

MSNBC: Politics - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 11:44am
GOP Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire will support the comprehensive immigration bill drafted by the bipartisan "Gang of Eight," she said Sunday, saying the legislation offers a "tough but fair" path to citizenship for the nation's estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants.  "This is a thoughtful bipartisan solution to a tough problem," she said on CBS's Face the Nation. "And so that’s why I’m...    

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Gibbs: Obama aims for privacy, security 'balance'

MSNBC: Politics - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 11:22am
    

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Lawmakers: Americans don't know how carefully the government is watching

MSNBC: Politics - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 11:12am
Lawmakers on both sides of a burgeoning debate over counterterrorism practices agree: Americans just don't know how carefully the government is monitoring their words and deeds in the name of national security.Revelations this week that the National Security Agency has culled hoards of "meta-data" from domestic phone records and international internet communications has alarmed civil libertarians ...    

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Nadal wary as Ferrer finally enjoys the spotlight

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 06/09/2013 - 4:12am
PARIS (Reuters) - David Ferrer is used to wearing the "best of the rest" label when it comes to Spanish claycourters, but on Sunday against Rafa Nadal the 31-year-old has the chance to add his name to the pantheon of greats.The Valencia-based player has reached the French Open final without dropping a set, and on Friday produced a ruthless display of power and accuracy to torment French hope Jo-Wi...    

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Woods, McIlroy, Scott together at US Open

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) - Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will play together the opening two rounds of the U.S. Open next week at Merion.For the third straight year, U.S. Open officials have put the top three players in the world ranking in the same group. The feature group will start at 1:14 p.m. Thursday off the first tee, and then 7:44 a.m. starting on the 11th tee Friday.The U.S. Open discl...    

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Nadal outlasts Djokovic in epic French Open semi

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
Rafa Nadal displayed the athleticism and self-belief that earned him seven French Open titles to tame Novak Djokovic 6-4 3-6 6-1 6-7(3) 9-7 in a pulsating 4-1/2 hour Roland Garros semi-final on Friday. In a match of high drama featuring a point penalty, a near tumble over the net, trick-shot mishaps, warnings for time wasting and angry outbursts, it was the sinew-stretching rallies that made the d...    

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Hockey: A wringer of emotions like no other

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
“People’s reaction to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic. They either love it or they hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don’t, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become a part of their soul.”— Richard Gere character in “Pretty Woman.”* * *My name is Joe, I am 46 years old, and I am learning to love hockey for the first time in my life. I hav...    

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Bryans win men's doubles title at French Open

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
Ten years ago, Bob and Mike Bryan were still desperate to win a Grand Slam title and were sleeping on the floor of their bargain hotel room. Their lives changed for good when they won their first major championship in 2003 at the French Open. On Saturday, the top-ranked American twins extended their record by clinching their 14th Grand Slam trophy, defeating Michael Llodra and Nicolas Mahut of Fra...    

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Rookie Shawn Stefani shoots 66 to lead at St. Jude

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Rookie Shawn Stefani overcame a quadruple bogey and shot a 4-under 66 on Saturday to take the third-round lead in the St. Jude Classic.The 31-year-old Texan blew a two-stroke lead with the quadruple bogey on No. 11, but rebounded with four birdies over his final five holes to move back atop the leaderboard. He had eight birdies to go with that quadruple bogey to reach 12-unde...    

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Secretariat's towering legacy cemented at Belmont

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
Rain falls on the little graveyard at Claiborne Farm. The tour guide points to the chipped and worn tombstone of Gallant Fox, the only thoroughbred to win a Triple Crown and also sire a Triple Crown winner (Omaha). That, he says, will never happen again. He points out the great Nijinsky II, who came to stud here after winning the English Triple Crown in 1970, the last English Triple Crown winner.T...    

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Palace Malice wins Belmont Stakes

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
The two Hall of Fame jockeys were just about nose to nose as their horses hit the middle of the final turn of the Belmont Stakes. Gary Stevens, aboard Preakness winner Oxbow, was going to relinquish the lead to the hard-charging Palace Malice, and he knew it. He glanced over to his right and looked at good friend Mike Smith and told him: "You go on with him big boy, you're moving better than me." ...    

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Williams earns first French Open win since 2002

MSNBC: Sports - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 11:05pm
Serena Williams proved an irresistible force once more as she powered past Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-4 to win the French Open for the second time on Saturday - 11 years after her first triumph. Defending champion Sharapova threw everything at the 31-year-old Williams but came up short as the American became the oldest woman to lift the Suzanne Lenglen Cup since tennis turned professional in 1968. Apar...    

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SCOTUS set to rule on voting rights

MSNBC: Politics - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 7:28pm
    

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Is Google in with the government?

MSNBC: Politics - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 7:28pm
    

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Rep. Rangel shares insights on surveillance tactics

MSNBC: Politics - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 7:28pm
    

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Americans uninformed on how Obamacare will affect them

MSNBC: Politics - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 6:39pm
    

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Women driving conversations in the Senate

MSNBC: Politics - Sat, 06/08/2013 - 6:17pm
    

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