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Bomb Blast Near Pakistan Ex-Ruler Musharraf's Convoy

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:10am
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A small bomb exploded near a convoy carrying Pervez Musharraf, the former president of Pakistan who is on trial for treason, police said Wednesday.Musharraf, who survived multiple assassination attempts while he was in office, was unharmed.
    





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Death Toll in Washington Mudslide Rises to 30

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:10am
The official death toll from the Washington mudslide rose Thursday to 30, and 27 of those have been identified, the medical examiner said.The latest victims to be identified are Gloria J. Halstead, 67, and 13-year-old Jovon Mangual.
    





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Tax Deadline: Last-Minute Filing Tips for Maximum Returns

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:09am

With time running out to file your 2013 tax return, you want to make sure you're on top of the available deductions to maximize your tax savings.


    





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Meet the Billionaire Who Wants to Harvest the Moon

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 11:09am
As a child growing up in rural India in the 1960s and 1970s, Naveen Jain would gaze up at the moon and imagine a life beyond his modest surroundings. Today he's still gazing at the moon, but for far different reasons.Jain, 55, is co-founder of Moon Express, a Mountain View, Calif.
    





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Hundreds Honor Albuquerque Police Shooting Victim

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:58am

Friends of a homeless man shot by Albuquerque police held a candlelight vigil at the site where where the man was killed. KOB's Danielle Todesco reports.








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Meet the Billionaire Who Wants to Harvest the Moon

MSNBC: Tech & science - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:56am
As a child growing up in rural India in the 1960s and 1970s, Naveen Jain would gaze up at the moon and imagine a life beyond his modest surroundings. Today he's still gazing at the moon, but for far different reasons.Jain, 55, is co-founder of Moon Express, a Mountain View, Calif.
    





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Five Defining Moments In One Exceptional Life: Jane Goodall

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:55am
Today is Jane Goodall’s 80th birthday and the world-renowned primatologist, conservationist, bestselling author, and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute, has a great deal to celebrate, including the publication of her new book, “Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants.
    





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Vietnam's Solution for Corrupt Bankers: Firing Squads

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:54am
BANGKOK — For the most part, American bankers whose rash pursuit of profit brought on the 2008 global financial collapse didn’t get indicted. They got bonuses.Odds are that scandal would have played out differently in Vietnam, another nation struggling with misbehaving bankers.
    





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Coming up: Hospital Briefing on Ft. Hood Shooting

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:43am

Texas Hospital Officials update the conditions of victims involved in the deadly Fort Hood shooting.








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Fort Hood: Four Dead, 16 Hurt and a Female Cop Who Ended It All

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:27am
A "heroic" female cop ended Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting rampage by confronting an Iraq war vet who had killed three colleagues and wounded 16 others.The military police officer was only 20 feet from the gunman – who was named by officials as Ivan A.






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Bomb Threat Prompts Shelter Alert at UConn

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:23am

UConn has sent out an alert to evacuate after a bomb threat at the admissions building. People at other campus locations are being told to shelter in place.


    





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Radio Host Rips MLB Player's Paternity Leave

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:23am

Boomer Esiason said Daniel Murphy's wife should have scheduled a C-section so the Mets infielder didn't have to miss Opening Day.


    





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Sarah Palin Makes 'Happy' Music With Jimmy Fallon's Putin on 'Tonight'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:23am

The former vice-presidential candidate had a chat with Jimmy Fallon (as Vladimir Putin), and the two duetted on Pharrell's catchy hit.


    





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Wife of Fort Hood Suspect Grilled By Cops All Night

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:23am
NBC News made contact with the family of the man military officials identify as the gunman in the Fort Hood shooting.At the address believed to be Ivan Lopez's apartment in Killeen,Texas, a woman answered the door Thursday morning.
    





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Bomb Threat Prompts Shelter Alert at UConn

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:11am

UConn has sent out an alert to evacuate after a bomb threat at the admissions building. People at other campus locations are being told to shelter in place.








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The Rise of the Political Ultra-Rich

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:07am
The rise of the political oligarchsMoney and deep-pocketed donors have always played a key role in American politics, but the wealthiest Americans are now flexing their political muscles more than at any time in decades.
    





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Stocks Rise Slightly Following Weekly Jobless Claims Increase

MSNBC: Business - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 10:07am
Stocks opened slightly higher on Thursday following a weaker-than-expected jobless claims report ahead of the widely-watched government's non-farm payrolls data on Friday.
    





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Wife of Fort Hood Suspect Grilled By Cops All Night

MSNBC: U.S. news - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 9:55am
NBC News made contact with the family of the man military officials identify as the gunman in the Fort Hood shooting.At the address believed to be Ivan Lopez's apartment in Killeen,Texas, a woman answered the door Thursday morning.






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Nigella Lawson Banned From Flying to US After Admitting Drug Use

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 9:52am

Following a trial in which she revealed past drug use, the British celebrity chef was stopped from boarding a flight to Los Angeles in London.


    





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Mississippi Valley at Risk for Tornadoes and Large Hail

MSNBC: Top Stories - Thu, 04/03/2014 - 9:52am
At least 50 million people from Illinois to the Gulf Coast were at risk Thursday of tornadoes, large hail or wind damage in what forecasters said was expected to be the first significant tornado outbreak of the season.The tornado risk covered at least seven states.
    





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