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French 'Spiderman' Scales Paris Tower

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:59pm
France’s Alain Robert, better known as "Spiderman,” climbed the 500-foot Ariane Tower in Paris' financial district, La Defense, as onlookers and police gathered to watch his 45-minute climb.
    





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Gene Gurus Create Synthetic Yeast Chromosome From Scratch

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:59pm
Geneticists say they've built a working yeast chromosome from the bottom up for the first time — a feat that could open the way for custom-made biofactories that churn out fuels and pharmaceuticals.
    





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White House Says 6 Million Now Signed Up For Health Insurance

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:59pm
More than 6 million people have signed up for health insurance on the new exchanges, a number that signals a tremendous last-minute surge, the White Housesaid Thursday.President Barack Obama told volunteers and navigators helping sign people up that 1.5 million people visited HealthCare.
    





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Police Search DC Park for Clues to Missing 8-Year-Old

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:57pm

Relisha Rudd was last seen Feb. 26 in a homeless shelter in southeast Washington.








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Fancy a Trip to Ukraine? 'Revolution' Tour Offers Inside Glimpse

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:45pm
If the typical spring break destinations don’t strike your fancy, one unusual option may be April in Ukraine.
    





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U.S. Senator To GM: Tell Owners Not to Drive Any Recalled Cars

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:45pm
General Motors should promptly warn consumers not to drive GM cars that have been recalled because of faulty ignition switches, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal said on Thursday.
    





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American Express Platinum Card Loses Some of Its Shine

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:44pm
The gold-standard credit card for travelers has lost some of its luster amid recent airline mergers. But new benefits mean it could still merit a spot in your wallet.
    





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Fancy a Trip to Ukraine? 'Revolution' Tour Offers Inside Glimpse

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:43pm
If the typical spring break destinations don’t strike your fancy, one unusual option may be April in Ukraine.
    





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Webcast: Washington Mudslide Questions Replay

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:41pm

NBC's Miguel Almaguer and the USGS's Ed Harp join NBC's Erica Hill to discuss the Washington state mudslide, and to answer your questions.








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Washington Mudslide Nearly Kills Kids at Slumber Party

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:41pm

A mother recounts fearing for her family’s lives as a mudslide came down ‘”like a bulldozer.”








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Split California in Six? Silicon Valley is Opposed

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:17pm

A Silicon Valley venture capitalist is shocked that his neighbors are opposed to splitting California into six smaller states.


    





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Teaching Kids About Money Hard for Paycheck-to-Paycheck Parents

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:14pm
Parents want to be good financial role models for their children, but many face financial problems of their own and don't know where to start.
    





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Kabul, Afghanistan: The Faces of Modern Day

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:12pm

Despite decades of conflict in Afghanistan, the country's capital Kabul is home to a vibrant youth scene of musicians, artists, athletes and activists.


    





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Microsoft Unveils Office for iPad in Big Mobile Move

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 2:01pm
At long last, Microsoft Office is now available for iPad.Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella unveiled a version of Office designed for the iPad at his first public event on Thursday in San Francisco.
    





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Microsoft Unveils Office for iPad in Big Mobile Move

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:59pm
At long last, Microsoft Office is now available for iPad.Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella unveiled a version of Office designed for the iPad at his first public event on Thursday in San Francisco.
    





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Microsoft Unveils Office for iPad in Big Mobile Move

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:57pm
At long last, Microsoft Office is now available for iPad.Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella unveiled a version of Office designed for the iPad at his first public event on Thursday in San Francisco.
    





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Mars Opens First New Chocolate Plant in 35 Years

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:43pm
Americans aren't losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is opening its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets every day.
    





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American Express Platinum Card Loses Some of Its Shine

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:43pm
The gold-standard credit card for travelers has lost some of its luster amid recent airline mergers. But new benefits mean it could still merit a spot in your wallet.
    





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Judge Orders Texas to Reveal Lethal Injection Connection

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:41pm
A Texas judge has ordered state prison officials to disclose to inmates where they bought their latest batch of lethal-injection drugs.
    





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Navy Sending Second P-8 Warplane to Hunt for MH370 in Indian Ocean

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 03/27/2014 - 1:41pm
The U.S. Navy is sending a second warplane to join the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.The plane is a P-8, which has a long range and specializes in surveillance of targets on and below the surface of water. It joins another Navy P-8.
    
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