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Kim Jong Un Sent 'Model Airplane' Drone, South Korea Alleges

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:58am
A South Korean military investigation confirmed Wednesday that two drones found near its border had been piloted by Kim Jong Un's military.
    





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Tractor-Trailer Engulfed in Flames on Georgia Highway

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:43am
A firefighter works to extinguish the flames on a burning tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 in Stockbridge, Ga., on Tuesday.No injuries were reported in the blaze, which shut down all southbound lanes. The trailer was owned by Ira Higdon, a grocery distribution company.
    





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KNOW IT ALL: Wednesday's Top Stories at NBC News

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:43am
Good morning, and happy Wednesday. Here are six of the top stories we are following this morning at NBC News:1. Deadly magnitude-8.
    





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Chile Earthquake: Strict Building Rules May Keep Death Toll Low

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:27am
Strict building regulations enforced due to Chile's history of violent seismology have been credited with minimizing the death toll in the wake of Tuesday's magnitude-8.2 earthquake.
    





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Tractor-Trailer Engulfed in Flames on Georgia Highway

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 7:25am
A firefighter works to extinguish the flames on a burning tractor-trailer on Interstate 75 in Stockbridge, Ga., on Tuesday.No injuries were reported in the blaze, which shut down all southbound lanes. The trailer was owned by Ira Higdon, a grocery distribution company.






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Chile Earthquake: 300 Prisoners Escape, Set Jail Ablaze

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:25am
More than 300 female prisoners took advantage of the huge earthquake that hit the northern coast of Chile and escaped late Tuesday, officials said.The prisoners set fire to the site after the massive jailbreak, which happened as the penitentiary was being evacuated, according to El Mundo newspaper.
    





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NATO: Russia Could Achieve Ukraine Border 'Incursion' in Days

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:25am
Russia has all the forces it needs on Ukraine's border if it were to decide to carry out an "incursion" into the country and it could achieve its objective in three to five days, NATO's top military commander said Wednesday.
    





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Police Chief: We May Never Know Why Flight MH370 Disappeared

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:25am
A police investigation may never determine why Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared, and search planes scouring the India Ocean for any sign of its wreckage aren't certain to find anything either, officials said Wednesday.
    





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Chile Earthquake: Deadly Magnitude-8.2 Temblor Rocks Coast

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 6:25am
A massive earthquake struck off the coast of Chile late Tuesday killing at least six people, triggering a six-foot tsunami and sending 900,000 fleeing to "safe zones."The magnitude-8.2 temblor struck roughly 62 miles northwest of the port city of Iquique and was shallow at 12.
    





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Lightning Victim on Ordeal: Metallic Taste, Then 'Bolt of Light'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:54am

Emily Davis said that her teeth hurt a bit after the event, which left her hands shaking uncontrollably.


    





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Secret Service Chief: Obama Agent's Drunken Night Was One-Off

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:50am
The boozy incident in which a Secret Service agent in charge of protecting President Obama was found intoxicated and passed out in a Dutch hotel hallway was "isolated," Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday.






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Houston Rockets Sued Over Alleged Gay Slurs

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:39am

A Brooklyn Nets food server is suing the Rockets over claims that Houston players used anti-gay slurs to taunt him before a 2013 game.


    





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Lightning Victim on Ordeal: Metallic Taste, Then 'Bolt of Light'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:14am

Emily Davis said that her teeth hurt a bit after the event, which left her hands shaking uncontrollably.








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Spider-Web Bandages: New Medicine Mimics Nature

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 5:07am

By copying the blueprints found in nature, Jeffrey Karp and his team of researchers at Brigham & Women’s Hospital are making advances in cardiac surgery, neo-natal care and drug delivery. The technique is called ‘biomimicry,’ and it can be found in everything from architecture to nanotechnology. Matt Rivera reports.


    





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Fire Breaks Out After Chile Quake

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:52am

Cellphone footage shows a large blaze in the northern Chilean city of Iquique that broke out in the wake of Tuesday's earthquake.


    





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Hawaii Braces for 'Dangerous Ocean Currents' and 'Weird Tides'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:52am
A tsunami generated by a magnitude-8.2 earthquake off Chile is unlikely to cause more than "dangerous ocean currents" and "weird tides" in Hawaii, officials said early Wednesday.
    





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Chile Earthquake: Tsunami Fears Send 900,000 Fleeing Coast Zone

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:52am
More than 900,000 people fled Chile's coastal regions after a huge quake triggered tsunami warnings, emergency officials said Wednesday.
    





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Funeral Home Near Washington Mudslide Copes with Burying More Dead

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:52am
In a normal week, the Weller Funeral Home in Arlington, Wash., might prepare for two or three funerals.But in this time of tragedy, as more bodies are recovered from the March 22 mudslide in nearby Oso, the funeral home is tasked with burying at least a dozen people in the coming days.
    





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Chile Earthquake: Deadly Magnitude-8.2

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:52am
A massive earthquake struck off the coast of Chile late Tuesday killing at least five people, triggering tsunami warnings for a long arm of Latin America’s Pacific coast and sending 900,000 fleeing to "safe zones.
    





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Funeral Home Near Washington Mudslide Copes with Burying More Dead

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:48am
In a normal week, the Weller Funeral Home in Arlington, Wash., might prepare for two or three funerals.But in this time of tragedy, as more bodies are recovered from the March 22 mudslide in nearby Oso, the funeral home is tasked with burying at least a dozen people in the coming days.






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