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Will U.S. Sanctions Stop Miley Cyrus Twerking in Finland?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:45pm
U.S. sanctions against Russia did not prevent the annexation of Crimea - but they could have the unlikely side effect of preventing Miley Cyrus performing in Finland, her promoters said Thursday.
    





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Facebook Page Reveals New Details About Gunman

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:45pm
Fort Hood gunman Ivan Lopez's Facebook page gives a glimpse into his military and civilian life, with pictures of him in uniform, holding a variety of weapons, and photos of him with his family.
    





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Docs Cringe at Radio Jock's C-Section Suggestion

MSNBC: Health - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:41pm

Sports announcer Boomer Esiason suggested a Mets baseball player's wife should have had a scheduled C-section but docs say that's never a good idea.








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PTSD: Difficult Diagnosis 'Can Break an Individual'

MSNBC: Health - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:41pm
Ivan Lopez, who officials say shot himself to death Wednesday night after shooting and killing three others at Fort Hood in Texas, was being “evaluated” for post-traumatic stress disorder, officials say.It’s something the U.S.






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Vets, Docs Worry Fort Hood Shootings Will Deepen PTSD Stigma

MSNBC: Health - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:41pm
The word “PTSD” had barely left the mouth of Fort Hood’s commander late Wednesday when, across the nation, many veterans with those symptoms and doctors who treat the malady understood they faced a renewed battle: a resurgence of the stigma that comes with that diagnosis.






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Turkey Lifts Twitter Ban After Court Ruling

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:31pm
ISTANBUL - Turkey's telecoms authority lifted a two-week-old ban on Twitter on Thursday after the constitutional court ruled the block breached freedom of expression, an official in Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's office said.
    





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Tornado Damages Homes and Downs Trees in St. Louis

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:30pm
A tornado touched down Thursday and cut a half-mile path outside St. Louis, the National Weather Service said.There were no immediate reports of injuries, but the storm brought down trees and power lines. The twister struck the St. Louis suburb of University City.
    





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Facebook Photos Reveal Gunman's Army Life

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:30pm
Fort Hood gunman Ivan Lopez's Facebook page gives a glimpse into his military and civilian life, with pictures of him in uniform, holding a variety of weapons, and photos of him with his family.
    
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Diners Decide Menu, Chef of 'Programmable Restaurant'

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:29pm
What if opening night were less of a gamble for restaurants?Accomplishing this is the inspiration behind Dinner Lab's new venture — what it's billing as a "programmable restaurant.
    





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Facebook Photos Reveal Gunman's Army Life

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:27pm
Fort Hood gunman Ivan Lopez's Facebook page gives a glimpse into his military and civilian life, with pictures of him in uniform, holding a variety of weapons, and photos of him with his family.






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Doctor: 9 Hospitalized, 3 Critical After Shooting

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:27pm

Dr. Matthew Davis, from Scott & White Hospital, says that nine patients remain hospitalized, with three in critical condition, after the Fort Hood shooting, but that several with minor injuries may be released today.








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Tornado Damages Homes and Downs Trees in St. Louis

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:27pm
A tornado touched down Thursday and cut a half-mile path outside St. Louis, the National Weather Service said.There were no immediate reports of injuries, but the storm brought down trees and power lines. The twister struck the St. Louis suburb of University City.






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Mamma Mia! Nintendo Releases Mario Kart 8 Trailer

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:15pm
Can nostalgia save Wii U? Nintendo certainly hopes so.On Thursday, Nintendo released the trailer for Mario Kart 8, due out in late May. Sales for the Wii U, which retails for $300, have been disappointing since the console was released in November 2012.
    





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E-Cigarette Poisonings Skyrocket, Mostly in Kids

MSNBC: Health - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:10pm
Calls to U.S. poison control centers about people sickened by e-cigarettes containing liquid nicotine have soared in the past four years, climbing from just one a month in 2010 to at least 215 per month this year, federal health officials said Thursday.






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Teen In a Coma After School Beating

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:00pm

The mother of a 13-year-old girl is demanding changes be made at her daughter's school after her child was brutally beaten by bullies during a fight on campus. KSNV's Christine Kim reports.








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TSA Worker Saves Woman On Blue Line Tracks

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:00pm
— By NBC ChicagoA Transportation Security Administration employee is being hailed as a hero for putting his life on the line to save a woman laying on Chicago Transit Authority train tracks Wednesday.But to hear Eddie Palacios tell it, he did nothing out of the ordinary.






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FBI Pores Over Thousands of Artifacts from Indiana Collector

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:44pm
Thousands of artifacts originating from Native American groups and other countries are being packed up and scanned at a rural Indiana farm in an investigation into the collection amassed by a 91-year-old man over eight decades, officials said Wednesday.






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Cereal Characters Lure Kiddies With Eye Gaze: Study

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:43pm
If you ever got the creeps as a kid walking down the cereal aisle, you're not imagining things. Snap, Crackle and Pop were all staring at you.A new study from Cornell University finds that the cartoon characters on cereals marketed to kids are routinely designed so their eyes are shifted 9.
    





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Stocks Slip Modestly After Weekly Jobless Claims Increase

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:42pm
Stocks wiped out their early gains to turn lower on Thursday as investors digested various economic data and seemed to take a pause ahead of the government's widely-watched non-farm payrolls report due on Friday.
    





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'Moving Into the Future': Smithsonian Updating Flight Exhibit

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:42pm
WASHINGTON — Some of the most iconic artifacts of aviation and space history are getting an updated display for the 21st century, with the Apollo moon landing as the centerpiece.
    





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