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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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Rolling Stones to Resume Tour After L'Wren Scott's Suicide

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:21am
The Rolling Stones are returning to their world tour after calling off seven concerts in Australia and New Zealand following the suicide of singer Mick Jagger's girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott.Scott was found dead in her New York apartment on March 17.
    





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MH370: Hobbit Director Peter Jackson's Private Jet Aids Search

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:21am
A private jet owned by “Lord of the Rings” and "The Hobbit" director Sir Peter Jackson is involved in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, New Zealand media reported Wednesday.
    





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Elaborate 6th-Century Mosaics Unearthed in Israel

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 4:05am
The remains of a 1,500-year-old monastery with intact mosaics covering the floor have been unearthed in southern Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Tuesday.
    





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Monks' Secret: Asbestos Lurking Beneath Byzantine Wall Paintings

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:50am
Hundreds of years before asbestos became ubiquitous in the construction industry, Byzantine monks used the fibrous material in plaster coatings underlying their wall paintings during the late 1100s, new research shows.
    





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Chile Quake: Military Sent in to Prevent 'Looting and Disorder'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:50am
President Michelle Bachelet ordered Chile's army and air force to take control of the region that was hit by a massive earthquake on Tuesday.Army Brig. Miguel Dilet would be sent to Arica in in the quake zone and Air Force Gen.
    





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This Shot Earned Kentucky's Coaches, Execs $329,166

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:34am

Following a season filled with bumps in the road, Kentucky's coaching staff and athletic department are cashing in on the team’s recent run.


    





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Deadly Magnitude-8.2 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast of Chile

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:34am
A massive earthquake struck off the coast of Chile late Tuesday killing at least five people and initially triggering tsunami warnings for a long arm of Latin America’s Pacific coast.
    





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Three-Time Pro Bowl WR DeSean Jackson Joins Redskins

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:19am

DeSean Jackson is coming off a season in which he boasted a career-best 1,332 yards as the Eagles claimed the NFC East championship.


    





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Stanford Rounds Out Women's Final Four

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:19am

With a win over North Carolina, Stanford joins Notre Dame, UConn, and Mayland to complete the women’s Final Four.


    





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One Reliever, One Out, Zero Pitches: Mariners Win

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:03am

Seattle reliever Joe Beimel picked David Freese off first base, ending the inning before throwing a pitch in 8-3 win over Angels.


    





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Duck Hunters Trigger Lockdown at Stevenson University

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:03am

Stevenson University students were hunting in the woods when people walking by saw them with guns and called 911.


    





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Duck Hunters Trigger Lockdown at Stevenson University

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:52am

Stevenson University students were hunting in the woods when people walking by saw them with guns and called 911.








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As South America Flees, Hawaii Told to Prepare for Tsunami

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:16am
Widespread evacuations were under way Tuesday night along the western coast of South America after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake off Chile generated a potentially destructive tsunami — which forecasters said could reach as far as Hawaii.The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, part of the U.S.
    





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Experts Say Chile Fault Was Due for 'Big One,' But How Big?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 2:16am
The seismic fault that gave way off the coast of Chile on Tuesday has long been overdue for a big earthquake, experts say. But they can't yet say whether this magnitude-8.2 shock is the "Big One" they've been expecting.
    





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