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Tornado Warning Issued for Parts of Missouri

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:54pm
The National Weather Service issued tornado warning Thursday for several areas in Missouri, part of a storm system that forecasters said could be the first significant tornado outbreak of the season.
    





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Cancer Survivor Hopes to Inspire with Racing Spirit

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:41pm

Texas Man overcomes five year battle with cancer to become a top drag racer. KETK's Garrett Sanders reports.








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Court: NYC Can Ban Church Service in Public School

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:41pm

A federal appeals court ruled that New York City school officials can ban a small Christian congregation from holding weekend services in a grade school.








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Anadarko Petroleum Settles Pollution Claims for $5.15 Billion

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:37pm
The federal government on Thursday reached a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted with hazardous chemicals for decades.The bulk of the money — $4.
    





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Raw Video: Train Rams SUV at Railroad Crossing Gates

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:23pm

The driver of an SUV in Houston weaved the vehicle through railroad crossing gates and then was hit by a speeding commuter train.


    





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David Letterman Announces Retirement From 'Late Show'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:23pm

David Letterman told his "Late Show" audience on Thursday that he will wrap up his historic late-night career sometime next year.


    





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Tommy Lynn Sells Asks Supreme Court to Stop Texas Execution

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:23pm
A Texas man who stabbed to death a 13-year-old girl and confessed to a string of other killings is scheduled to be executed Thursday night unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes.
    





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Puerto Rican Teacher: Fort Hood Gunman 'Calm and Quiet' as a Boy

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:20pm
The soldier who killed three people at Fort Hood in Texas before killing himself was a drummer from a religious family who showed no signs of trouble, said the mayor and music teacher of the gunman’s hometown of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico.Officials say Army Spc.






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Tommy Lynn Sells Asks Supreme Court to Stop Texas Execution

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:10pm
A Texas man who stabbed to death a 13-year-old girl and confessed to a string of other killings is scheduled to be executed Thursday night unless the U.S. Supreme Court intervenes.






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Fort Hood Gunman Recently Reassigned From Infantry Duties

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:10pm
Spc. Ivan Antonio Lopez, the soldier who killed three service members before committing suicide at Fort Hood, Texas, was an experienced infantryman who arrived at his new post just two months ago with new duties in support and transportation, service records showed Thursday.Lt. Gen.






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Victoria's Secret Model Lyndsey Scott's Passion? Computer Programming

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:08pm

Lyndsey Scott relies on both her brains and her beauty for a living, drawing as much attention for her coding skills as the couture she wears.








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Siri, Meet Nouvaris: Apple Confirms Purchase of Speech Recognition Firm

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:08pm
Microsoft’s newly revealed Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 does some neat things that Apple’s Siri can’t, but that could change soon.






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I'll Take Dissing 'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek for $500

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:07pm
"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is known for drawing out his show's contestants, but on Wednesday night's show, that casual conversation went in an uncomfortable direction.
    





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Siri, Meet Nouvaris: Apple Confirms Purchase of Speech Recognition Firm

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:06pm
Microsoft’s newly revealed Cortana virtual assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 does some neat things that Apple’s Siri can’t, but that could change soon.
    





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City Mourns Again as Second Firefighter Is Put to Rest

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:52pm
The casket containing the body of firefighter Michael R. Kennedy is lowered from Engine 33 before his funeral outside Holy Name Church in West Roxbury, Mass., on Thursday. Kennedy and Boston Fire Lt. Edward J.
    





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UPS 'Brown' Gave Pink Slip to 250 Protesters

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:50pm
Brown delivered 250 of its workers a pink slip, and it's not accepting any returns. Despite politicians urging UPS to reinstate employees who were fired after walking off a job in protest of the firing of a former co-worker, the delivery company isn't backing down.
    





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'Strong Possibility' Verbal Altercation Preceded Ft. Hood Shooting

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:49pm

Lt. General Mark Miley says it’s likely a "verbal altercation" with another solider, or soldiers, preceded the shooting at Ft. Hood and could have triggered the event.








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UrtheCast Venture Unveils Its First Picture From Space Station

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:36pm
The first official image has come down from the newest and most advanced Earth-facing camera in orbit today, showing over a hundred square miles of cities and rolling hills in central Jamaica.
    





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Johnny Depp Is Engaged, Actor Confirms to Savannah Guthrie

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:36pm

The actor is sporting a diamond ring, and he finally goes public about what that means.


    





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Distracted Driving Commercial Geared to Stop Texting and Driving

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:36pm
The U.S. Department of Transportation intensified its message on Wednesday about the dangers of distracted driving with a shocking video on their new website, distraction.gov.
    





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