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Native Americans Hit D.C. to Protest Keystone Pipeline

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:24am
A Native American tribal leader sits on his horse in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday as the Cowboy and Indian Alliance protests the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S.






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Washington Wizards Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Chicago Bulls

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:24am

The Bulls dug themselves out of a big hole and built their own second-half edge, only to see the Wizards fight back to force the game to overtime.








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San Jose Sharks' OT Win Puts Los Angeles Kings on Brink

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:24am

The finish was a gut-punch for the Kings, who rebounded from two sub-par efforts in San Jose to play their best game of the series.








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David Letterman welcomes 'Late Show' successor Stephen Colbert: 'You look right at home'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:22am

David Letterman, the king of late-night comedy, welcomed the heir to his throne when Stephen Colbert visited the "Late Show" Tuesday night.








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New York Rangers Take Series Lead Over Flyers

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:33am

The New York Rangers chased Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltender Ray Emery in an eventual 4-1 win to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series








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Syria's Foreign Fighters Use Social Media As Recruitment Tool

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:17am
A new video posted on YouTube claims to show a British jihadist in Syria touring a militant base and unveiling the austere living conditions of extremist fighters there.“We wanted to show you the basic living of the brothers in this base,” says the man in the video with a distinct English accent.






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Sub Captures Images of 'Largely Unknown' WWII Wreck on 70th Anniversary

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:02am
The carnage was far greater than the famed invasion on Utah Beach, and yet full details about the attack on American vessels off the coast of England during WWII weren’t made public for decades.






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If It Quacks Like a Duck, It Might Be a Whale

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:02am
A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say.For more than 50 years, researchers have recorded the so-called "bio-duck" sound in the Southern Ocean.






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Dutch Police Hint at Criminal Activity in Women's Disappearance

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:02am
Two Dutch women who disappeared earlier this month in Panama are unlikely to have gotten lost in the mountainous region, Dutch police said on Tuesday, raising the possibility three weeks into the search that the two may have been the victims of a crime.






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Fail: NYPD Photo Contest on Twitter Triggers Huge Backlash

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:02am
A seemingly innocuous call to action by the New York City Police Department backfired in extraordinary fashion Tuesday.In a tweet, the NYPD asked Twitter users to share pictures of them posing with a police officer with the hashtag "myNYPD.






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Ukraine Orders New Military Operation in the East

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 12:02am
Ukraine's acting president ordered security forces to resume operations in the country's east on Tuesday after the bodies of two people allegedly abducted by pro-Russia insurgents were found and a military aircraft was reportedly hit by gunfire.The developments — just hours after U.S.






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Death of Professional Dancer Sparks Protest in Rio

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:46pm
A resident gestures during a protest against the death of a man in Pavao-Pavaozinho slum, in the Copacabana neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday.






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Mom Starts Facebook Page to Give Autistic Son 'Friends' on His Birthday

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:27pm
- NBC New YorkA Queens woman who says her autistic son doesn't have any friends started a Facebook page for him so he could receive happy birthday wishes.Brenda Figueroa said her son, Joshua, turned 12 years old Tuesday.






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Angels Slugger Pujols Hits 500th Career Home Run

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:11pm

He’s just the 26th person in MLB history to reach the plateau.








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Fail: NYPD Photo Contest on Twitter Triggers Huge Backlash

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:11pm
A seemingly innocuous call to action by the New York City Police Department backfired in extraordinary fashion Tuesday.In a tweet, the NYPD asked Twitter users to share pictures of them posing with a police officer with the hashtag "myNYPD.






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Sen. Paul: Phone Records Are Not The Government's Business

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:11pm

Sen. Rand Paul questions whether Americans should be forced to sacrifice personal liberty in order to have more security.








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Mom Starts Facebook Page to Give Autistic Son 'Friends' on His Birthday

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:55pm

A Queens woman who says her autistic son doesn't have any friends started a Facebook page for him so he could receive happy birthday wishes.








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Teen Stowaway May Have Been Trying to Find African Relatives

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:42pm

Doctors say the boy may have stayed alive due to the extreme cold of the plane’s wheel well, which may have slowed down his body “like a hibernating frog.”








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'Save Us': Boy Sends Ferry's First Distress Call

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:42pm

Investigators says the first emergency call wasn’t made by the crew, but by a frightened boy.








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March Was One of the Hottest on Record - But Not in U.S.

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:42pm
Federal forecasters calculated that for most of the Earth, last month was one of the hottest Marchs on record — except in the United States.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Tuesday that it was the fourth hottest March in 135 years of records.






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