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Raising Sunken Ferry the Next Major Undertaking for Korean Officials

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:28am
As the search for survivors of the sunken South Korean ferry winds down, officials must turn their attention to the monumental task of salvaging the ship. It’s a delicate operation that experts tell NBC News could take several months — if not longer — to complete.






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South Korea Ferry Disaster: No Air Pockets Found on Doomed Ship

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:13am
No pockets of air have been found on the sunken South Korean ferry, a government official told anguished family awaiting news of loved ones Wednesday.Divers were also trying to access the rear of the ferry for the first time, police told relatives.






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South Korea Ferry Disaster: Divers Feel for Bodies in Dark

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:13am
Divers were breaking through cabin walls to retrieve more bodies from the sunken South Korea ferry on Wednesday, authorities said as the death toll reached 150.
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Jacoby Ellsbury Shines for Yankees in Return to Fenway Park

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:41am

Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Fenway and Masahiro Tanaka visited for the first time. Both made themselves right at home Tuesday night.








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Toronto Raptors Ravage Brooklyn Nets as DeMar DeRozan Drops 30

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:26am

DeMar DeRozan dropped 30 points and the Raptors took advantage of a sloppy Nets squad to even the series at 1-1 heading into Game 3 in Brooklyn.








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New York Rangers Take Series Lead Over Philadelphia Flyers

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:26am

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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Russian Supporters Egg Ukrainians in Donetsk

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:55am
Increasing tensions in eastern Ukraine played out on the streets of Donetsk when pro-Russia supporters threw eggs at supporters of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko outside a regional government building.U.S.






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Mitchell: Pivoting to Asia is No Easy Task

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:55am

As President Obama begins his long-delayed trip to the Pacific, unrest in Ukraine and Syria, along with local tensions between China, Japan, North and South Korea, all threaten to undermine the White House's objectives. Andrea Mitchell reports.


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Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:39am

A former officer accused of rocking out on stage in a metal band while he claimed he couldn't work because of an injury pleaded guilty to fraud.








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Native Americans Hit D.C. to Protest Keystone Pipeline

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:25am
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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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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