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Search for Missing Jet Resumes With Focus on 'Potential Objects'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:25pm
The search in the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet began early Thursday (late Wednesday ET), Australian authorities said.Searchers from four countries — Australia, Japan, China and the United States — resumed scouring for the doomed airplane before 9 a.m.
    





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Two Firefighters Killed in Boston Brownstone Inferno

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:22pm
Two firefighters were killed and at least 18 people — including other firemen — were taken to area hospitals when a nine-alarm fire ignited the city's Back Bay neighborhood Wednesday.Incident Commander Chief Joseph Finn identified the victims as Lt.






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Cuban Rodeo Harkens Back to Spanish Roots

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm

The fair is a celebration of over two centuries of Cuban rodeo tradition, bringing together top riders from all over the island and other countries.


    





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Scientists Unveil New 'Atlas' for Navigating Human Genome

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
LONDON — Scientists have built the clearest picture yet of how human genes are regulated in the vast array of cell types in the body — work that should help researchers target genes linked to disease.
    





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How Low Can You Go? This Whale Is the Champion of Deep Diving

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
If there were a gold medal for cetacean diving, it undoubtedly would go to the Cuvier's beaked whale.Scientists said on Wednesday they tracked these medium-sized whales off the coast of California using satellite-linked tags as the creatures dove down nearly 1.
    





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Dutch Museum Faces Tough Decision on Crimean Artifacts

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
A Dutch museum is facing a difficult decision regarding the return of valuable Crimean jewels and gold artifacts after a current exhibition ends.The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam opened “Crimea: Gold and Secrets of the Black Sea” in February.
    





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Apple Responds to Calls for Emoji Diversity

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
Emoji are an adorable way to express your emotions on the iPhone. Unfortunately, they are not the most racially diverse group of symbols.On Wednesday, Apple declared that it would change that.
    





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Twitter App Update Adds Photo Tags, Galleries

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
Twitter issued an update to its iOS and Android apps Wednesday that adds a few handy features for users who post a lot of photos.First, much like Facebook, you can now tag up to 10 other users in photos. Just hit the "Who's in this photo?
    





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MIT Project Takes Steps to 'PRISM'-Proof' the Internet

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
Raluca Popa, a researcher at MIT, is working on a way to make online services more secure: by allowing data to be encrypted on the user's computer, rather than on a distant server. But it's still far from a perfect security solution.
    





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Soyuz Spaceship Gets Back on Track After Engine Glitch

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft successfully executed a series of maneuvers in preparation for a docking with the International Space Station, one day after an engine glitch forced a two-day extension in what was to have been a quick trip for a trio of spacefliers, NASA said Wednesday.
    





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Singapore's Changi Airport Named World's Best

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:09pm
For the second year in a row, Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport, with the top 10 list dominated by Asia and Europe with not a single U.S. facility making the top rankings.
    





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Watch How Construction Worker Survived Houston Fire

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:06pm

Just moments before a Houston apartment complex collapsed in flames, a construction worker managed to escape -- thanks to a fire truck.








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Twitter App Update Adds Photo Tags, Galleries

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:02pm
Twitter issued an update to its iOS and Android apps Wednesday that adds a few handy features for users who post a lot of photos.First, much like Facebook, you can now tag up to 10 other users in photos. Just hit the "Who's in this photo?
    
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2 Firefighters Die in Boston 9-Alarm Fire

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:00pm

A Boston rowhouse was consumed by fire on Wednesday, killing two and injuring at least 18 first responders.








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Boston Firefighters Battle Deadly Brownstone Fire

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 9:00pm
Two firefighters were killed and at least 18 people -- including other firemen -- were taken to area hospitals as Boston firefighters battled a nine-alarm fire in the city's Back Bay neighborhood Wednesday.Incident Commander Chief Joseph Finn identified the victims as Lt.






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COMING UP: Update on Mudslide Recovery Effort

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 8:49pm

LIVE VIDEO — Snohomish County officials discuss the latest in efforts to recover victims of Monday's mudslide.








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Singapore's Changi Airport Named World's Best

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 8:26pm
For the second year in a row, Singapore's Changi Airport has been voted the world's best airport, with the top 10 list dominated by Asia and Europe with not a single U.S. facility making the top rankings.
    





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Two Firefighters Killed Battling 9-Alarm Blaze

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 8:22pm

A large fire has broken out in Boston's Back Bay.


    





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Construction Worker Describes Daring Rescue From Houston Fire

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 8:22pm
A Houston construction worker who was saved in a dramatic rescue after getting stuck on a fifth-floor ledge as fire consumed a massive apartment complex said Wednesday that he knew he had to act quickly to save himself."I said, 'I'm going to die right here.
    





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Two Firefighters Killed Battling 9-Alarm Blaze

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 8:07pm

A large fire has broken out in Boston's Back Bay.








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