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New York City, 1976: Tall Ships, Fireworks and 8 Tons of Colombian Weed

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 8:02am
The following article is adapted from the new book "The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana." It’s the story of a Florida family man who joined the most prolific pot ring in America, and exploded his life in the process.






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Small-Town Washington Mayor Finds New Role After Mudslide

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 7:40am
DARRINGTON, Wash.- Days after a Washington state mudslide left dozens dead and missing, Dan Rankin stood in a high school gymnasium and hugged tight a teenage girl reeling from the loss of her sister.






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Small-Town Washington Mayor Finds New Role After Mudslide

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 7:32am
DARRINGTON, Wash.- Days after a Washington state mudslide left dozens dead and missing, Dan Rankin stood in a high school gymnasium and hugged tight a teenage girl reeling from the loss of her sister.
    





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U.S. Black Box Detector to Set Sail in Search of Missing Jet

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 6:51am
PERTH, Australia - An Australian warship carrying a unmanned underwater drone, a U.S. black box detector and acoustic detection equipment was readying to set sail as part of the search for missing Flight MH370 on Sunday.
    





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Analysis: U.S. Cozies Up to Kiev Government Including Far Right

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:33am
The U.S. and Europe have been emphatic in their support of the new Ukrainian government – but a significant number of Washington's new bedfellows are members of what some experts class as extreme right-wing parties.When Sen.
    





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Horrific Taboo: Female Circumcision on the Rise in U.S.

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:33am
When Marie was two years old, a woman in her village in Africa cut off her clitoris and labia. Now 34 and living thousands of miles away in New York, she is still suffering.
    





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Florida Mom Starved and Tortured Her Eight Children: Cops

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:02am

Jamie Marie Hicks, 43, was charged Thursday with two counts of aggravated child abuse and two counts of child neglect.


    





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Limits to Development: When Should You Avoid Building at All Costs?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 5:02am
Even before the massive mudslide mangled homes, residents and officials knew the risks of living in the shadow of an unstable hillside in rural Washington state. Yet they built, and continued to live in an area that 15 years ago was flagged for having a “potential for a large catastrophic failure.
    





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Limits to Development: When Should You Avoid Building at All Costs?

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:58am
Even before the massive mudslide mangled homes, residents and officials knew the risks of living in the shadow of an unstable hillside in rural Washington state. Yet they built, and continued to live in an area that 15 years ago was flagged for having a “potential for a large catastrophic failure.






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Cops Fire Pepper Spray at Hundreds of Students after Ariz. Game

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:47am
Tuscon police shot peppers spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss in the NCAA tournament on Saturday night.
    





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Florida Mom Starved and Tortured Her Eight Children: Cops

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:42am

Jamie Marie Hicks, 43, was charged Thursday with two counts of aggravated child abuse and two counts of child neglect.








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Cops Fire Pepper Spray at Hundreds of Students after Ariz. Game

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:26am
Tuscon police shot peppers spray at several hundred fans who took to the streets and threw beer bottles and firecrackers at officers after the University of Arizona basketball team's overtime loss in the NCAA tournament on Saturday night.






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Hundreds of Abandoned Immigrant Children Found in Mexico

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:16am
MEXICO CITY - In one week, 370 immigrant children, most of them from Central America, were found abandoned in Mexico, after traffickers promised to take them to the United States but left them to their own devices after being paid thousands of dollars, authorities said.
    





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Chinese Families Demand 'Return' of Those on Missing Jet

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 4:16am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Relatives of Chinese passengers on missing Flight 370 unfurled banners, chanted in protest and demanded the return of loved ones during a press briefing on Sunday.
    





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Number of Missing in Mudslide Drops Sharply as Death Toll Rises

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 2:28am
The official number of dead in the Washington state mudslide rose to 18 on Saturday, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.
    





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Number of Missing in Mudslide Drops Sharply as Death Toll Rises

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 2:25am
The official number of dead in the Washington state mudslide rose to 18 on Saturday, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.






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Boy Digging Trout Pond Finds 1,000-Year-Old Remains

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:48am
SALT LAKE CITY — A 14-year-old boy digging a trout pond in the backyard of his father's Salt Lake City home stumbled across a surprise: the remains of an American Indian who lived about 1,000 years ago.






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Weekend Shootings Kill Two and Wound 14 in Chicago

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:26am

Gun violence across the Chicago area this weekend has left more death in its wake.


    





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Weekend Shootings Kill Two and Wound 14 in Chicago

MSNBC: U.S. news - Sun, 03/30/2014 - 1:15am

Gun violence across the Chicago area this weekend has left more death in its wake.








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On Wisconsin! Badgers Nip Arizona to Reach Final Four

MSNBC: Top Stories - Sat, 03/29/2014 - 11:54pm

A controversial out-of-bounds call gave Arizona a last shot, but it wouldn't drop and Wisconsin went on to the Final Four.


    





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