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'Deeply Sorry' GM Chief Barra Answers Lawmakers on Car Recall

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:03pm
The head of General Motors said on Tuesday she was "deeply sorry" about the recall of millions of her company's cars for a defect blamed for at least 13 deaths and that she was disturbed by past GM comments that the cost of replacing defective switches in some cars was too high.
    





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Why We're Not Satisfied with Social Media Sites

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:03pm
How much time will you spend online today — to shop, bank, stay connected with friends, get the latest news or plan a trip?More importantly, how much of that time will be pleasurable and how much will be aggravating and unproductive?
    





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Watch the Fight That Halted Trading on Wall Street

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 4:03pm

It was the fight that stopped trading on the New York Stock Exchange—IEX's Brad Katsuyama vs. BATS Global Markets president William O'Brien.


    





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GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:47pm
General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced in testimony on Tuesday that the automaker has brought on attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who administrated the government’s victim compensation fund after 9/11, to deal with the company’s response to its ongoing recall.
    





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Congressman Calls GM CEO's Answer 'Gobbledygook'

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:47pm

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, criticizes an answer given by GM CEO Mary Barra at a House hearing on the company’s ignition switch recall.


    
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Suspect in SXSW Deaths Faces 20 New Charges

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:47pm

Jail documents posted online Tuesday list the additional charges against 21-year-old Rashad Charjuan Owens.








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Chinese Protesters Stand Up Against Chemical Plant

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:40pm
Protests against a proposed chemical plant in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong spread to the provincial capital on Tuesday, even as authorities signaled they may back down on construction plans in attempt to head off more unrest.
    





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Californians in the Quake Zone Mostly Uninsured

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:40pm
As residents in La Habra, Brea and Fullerton pick up the pieces — literally — from Friday night's 5.1 earthquake in Southern California, most will have to pay for the damage themselves.That's even if they have earthquake insurance. And, as it turns out, most of them do not.
    





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GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:40pm
General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced in testimony on Tuesday that the automaker has brought on attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who administrated the government’s victim compensation fund after 9/11, to deal with the company’s response to its ongoing recall.
    





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Coming Soon: Cherry Blossoms Start to Bloom in D.C.

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:31pm
Cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom along the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. The National Park Service predicts that the peak bloom will occur between April 8-12.






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Congressman Calls GM CEO's Answer 'Gobbledygook'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:31pm

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, criticizes an answer given by GM CEO Mary Barra at a House hearing on the company’s ignition switch recall.








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Coming Soon: Cherry Blossoms Start to Bloom in D.C.

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:24pm
Cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom along the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. The National Park Service predicts that the peak bloom will occur between April 8-12.
    





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Official: Mudslide's Power Wiped Out Highway

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:24pm

One of the men supervising mudslide recovery efforts says parts of the highway near the impact zone are completely gone and it will take a long time before residents can drive in the area.


    





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Obama Delivers Statement on Health Care Act

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:10pm

Watch a NBC News special report on President Obama's statement on the Affordable Care Act at 4:15p ET.








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Official: Mudslide's Power Wiped Out Highway

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:10pm

One of the men supervising mudslide recovery efforts says parts of the highway near the impact zone are completely gone and it will take a long time before residents can drive in the area.








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Coming Soon: Cherry Blossoms Starting to Bloom in DC

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:10pm
Cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom along the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. The National Park Service predicts that the peak bloom will occur between April 8-12.






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GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:09pm
General Motors CEO Mary Barra announced in testimony on Tuesday that the automaker has hired attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who administrated the government’s victim compensation fund after 9/11, to deal with the company’s response to its ongoing recall.
    





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GM Hires Disaster Expert to Manage Recall Response

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 3:01pm
General Motors CEO Mary Bara announced in testimony on Tuesday that the automaker has hired attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who administrated the government’s victim compensation fund after 9/11, to deal with the company’s response to its ongoing recall.
    





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White House: More Than 7 Million Signed Up for Obamacare

MSNBC: Health - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:58pm
More than 7 million people have signed up for health insurance using the new online exchanges, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday, fueled by a last-minute deluge of enrollees that climaxed with 4.8 million visits on Monday alone.
    





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Viral Meme 'Baby Suiting' Features Mini Moguls

MSNBC: Health - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:58pm

A new meme has given us the full-on giggles. It’s the latest from MommyShorts blogger Ilana Wiles, who has introduced Baby Suiting, a.k.a. #babysuiting.


    
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