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Police Dog Missing After Portland Shootout

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:10pm
A Portland, Ore., police officer and his K-9 partner were wounded by an armed gunman following a shootout in early Tuesday morning, and now the dog is missing.The officer sustained non-life threatening injuries and is in "very good spirits," Portland police Sgt.






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Data Mining Being Used to Set Insurance Rates; Critics Cry Foul

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:06pm

Some insurance companies use data-mining software to help them set their rates. Consumer advocates believe it's unfair and can cause discrimination.








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South Korea Ferry Passengers' Chances of Survival 'Small'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:04pm
Experts said Wednesday that the prospects of survival were slim for almost 300 passengers missing for more than 12 hours after their ferry sank in cold ocean waters off South Korea.






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Data mining being used to set insurance rates, critics cry foul 

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:00pm
Insurance is a different kind of product. You need it to get a mortgage and you're supposed to have it to drive a car. That's why the industry is highly regulated.






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Data Mining Being Used to Set Insurance Rates; Critics Cry Foul

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:00pm

Some insurance companies use data-mining software to help them set their rates. Consumer advocates believe it's unfair and can cause discrimination.








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Support Pours In for Woman Who Left Kids in Car

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:54am

A petition bearing 12,000 signatures calling for charges to be dropped against Shanesha Taylor, the mom arrested on child abuse charges after leaving her two kids in a car during a job interview. NBC's Trisha Hendricks reports.








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Samsung to Launch First Tizen Phones

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:34am
The Galaxy S5 just went on sale, but Samsung is already gearing up to debut two new smartphones that are not based on Android. The company has announced plans to launch the first handsets based on its own Tizen operating system, a platform it hopes will make up as much as 15 percent of sales.






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Police Investigating Role of Marijuana in Man's Killing of Wife

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:28am

A Colorado community mourns a woman who was shot and killed by her husband. Police are looking into whether marijuana edibles were a factor. KUSA's Maya Rodriguez reports.








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Stabbing Rampage: Students 'Never Felt More Safe' in Return

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:18am
“FR, you are loved.”Members of the Murrsyville, Pa., community lined the streets and held up signs early Wednesday so that students headed for Franklin Regional High School could see their support.






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Tsarnaev Can View Victim Autopsy Photos: Judge

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:18am
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the bomb attack on the Boston Marathon, will be allowed to see autopsy photos of the victims.The judge, George O’Toole of U.S.






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Billboard Latin Music Conference Celebrates 25 Years

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:17am

Latin music's most prestigious conference reaches milestone.








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Tsarnaev Can View Victim Autopsy Photos: Judge

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:12am
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the bomb attack on the Boston Marathon, will be allowed to see autopsy photos of the victims.The judge, George O’Toole of U.S.






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Cameras Catch Burglar Staring at Sleeping Child

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:01am

Home surveillance footage shows a home burglar lurking over a child’s crib while stealing from a home in Houston, Texas. KPRC's Jennifer Bauer reports.








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Girls may not believe it, but they rule when it comes to money

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:59am

Girls and money smarts: perfect together.








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Jameis Winston Rape Probe Ripped by Prosecutor

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:47am

Florida state’s attorney charged with handling the investigation into rape allegations against Florida State's star quarterback assailed police.








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Ukraine, Pro-Russia Forces in Uneasy Standoff in Eastern Ukraine

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:47am
Ukrainian and pro-Russian forces traded public displays of strength in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday as separatist tensions threatened to boil over.






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Did GM Reject Safer Ignition Switch Design in 2001 Because of Cost?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:47am
Newly released internal GM documents reveal that the company in 2001 considered -- and rejected – an ignition switch design that two prominent safety advocates say could have avoided the problem that led the automaker to recall millions of vehicles this year.






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Girls may not believe it, but they rule when it comes to money

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:44am
Girls and money smarts: perfect together. Sure, women make up just 24 percent of workers in so-called STEM fields—those that deal with science, technology, engineering, and math. And women are scarce in the leadership ranks of finance.






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Obamacare Helped Nearly 10 Million Get Insurance, Gallup Finds

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:40am
Obamacare has helped nearly 10 million people to get new health insurance, and more than 4 percent of all Americans have gotten health insurance for the first time, according to a new Gallup poll.






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Stabbing Rampage: Students 'Never Felt More Safe' in Return

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:40am
“FR, you are loved.”Members of the Murrsyville, Pa., community lined the streets and held up signs early Wednesday so that students headed for Franklin Regional High School could see their support.






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