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Sure, I'd Let My Son Drive a Chevy Cobalt, GM CEO Barra Says

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
The head of General Motors, on the hot seat over the automaker's recall of 2.6 million cars because of a faulty ignition switch, would have no problem with her son driving one of those vehicles.As long as he has nothing else hanging from the key ring, that is.
    





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Judge Halts Texas Execution Over Lethal Injection Secrecy

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:56pm
A federal judge has halted two Texas executions until state officials reveal where they got the drugs for the lethal injections — the latest skirmish in a nationwide battle over secrecy and capital punishment.
    





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Italian Police Arrest 24 for Venice Secession Plot

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:40pm
ROME – Italian police arrested two dozen separatists including a former parliamentarian on Wednesday on suspicion of gathering arms to violently split the wealthy northern region of Veneto from the rest of Italy.
    





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Circumcision Rate Falls Despite Health Risks

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:40pm
Nearly a quarter of newborn boys are not being circumcised, according to a new report. It's a trend that the researchers say could lead to medical complications for half of those boys over their lifetimes.
    
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Close Call: Tree Trimmer Survives Chainsaw Lodged in Neck

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:40pm

A Pennsylvania tree trimmer who was impaled by a chainsaw that narrowly missed a major artery in his neck will be leaving the hospital on Wednesday.


    





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School Employee Arrested After April Fool's Hoax

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:31pm

Police say the suspect sent her daughter a text that there was a shooting on campus. The prank triggered a massive police response as WYFF's Mike McCormick explains.








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Oklahoma Intends to Execute Inmates With 'Untested' Cocktail

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:31pm
Oklahoma revealed Tuesday it intends to use an untested cocktail to execute two death-row inmates later this month.
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Oklahoma Executions Delayed Amid Drug Shortage

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:31pm
An Oklahoma appeals court has postponed the executions of two convicted killers for a month after the state revealed it didn't know what drugs it planned to use for the lethal injections.Clayton Lockett, who was slated to die Thursday, had his date moved to April 22.
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Execution Drug Shortage Leaves Families in Limbo

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:31pm

A mother of an convicted killer questions how a shortage of the drug Oklahoma uses for lethal injection will affect his fate. KFOR's Courtney Francisco Reports.


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Oklahoma Can't Find Drugs for Planned Executions

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:31pm
Oklahoma officials revealed in court papers on Monday that the state has not been able to find two of the drugs it needs to carry out executions in the coming days."The state has pursued every feasible option to obtain the necessary execution drugs.
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5.8-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Panama

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:25pm
An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 shook Panama on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.The quake's epicenter was about 37 miles south of David, Panama, at a depth of 17.3 miles, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The preliminary magnitude was 6.
    





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U.S. Navy Sending Destroyer to Black Sea to Support Ukraine

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:25pm
The U.S. Navy is sending a destroyer into the Black Sea in the coming days as a symbolic gesture of support for Ukraine and other allies in the region, according to two senior defense officials.
    





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Circumcision Rate Falls Despite Health Risks

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:24pm
Nearly a quarter of newborn boys are not being circumcised, according to a new report. It's a trend that the researchers say could lead to medical complications for half of those boys over their lifetimes.
    





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Windows 8.1 Update Shows Love to Mouse-and-Keyboard Users

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:21pm
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that the next big update to Windows 8.1 is coming in less than a week, bringing changes sure to be appreciated by the mouse-and-keyboard crowd.
    





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Sure, I'd Let My Son Drive a Chevy Cobalt, GM CEO Barra Says

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:12pm
The head of General Motors, on the hot seat over the automaker's recall of 2.6 million cars because of a faulty ignition switch, would have no problem with her son driving one of those vehicles.As long as he has nothing else hanging from the key ring, that is.
    





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Fire TV: Amazon Unveils $99 Competitor to Roku, Apple TV

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:09pm
Amazon unveiled the Fire TV streaming media device on Wednesday, giving it a competitor to Roku, Google Chromecast and Apple TV.The set-top box was unveiled at a press event in New York City, with immediate availability and orders shipping the same day.
    





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Analysis: Can Kerry Salvage Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:09pm
TEL AVIV, Israel - If the United States fails in its latest attempt to forge an agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, it won’t be because John Kerry did not try hard enough.
    





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Safety More Important Than Cost at New GM, CEO Barra Says

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:09pm
General Motors' CEO Mary Barra defended the automaker against charges of a coverup on Wednesday during a senate hearing investigating why GM took so long to recall 2.6 million cars for a defective ignition switch blamed for 13 deaths.
    





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Circumcision as Vaccine? Public Health Risk Seen in Falling Rates

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:09pm
Nearly a quarter of newborn boys are not being circumcised, according to a new report. It's a trend that the researchers say could lead to medical complications for half of those boys over their lifetimes.
    





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Fire TV: Amazon Unveils $99 Competitor to Roku, Apple TV

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 1:06pm
Amazon unveiled the Fire TV streaming media device on Wednesday, giving it a competitor to Roku, Google Chromecast and Apple TV.The set-top box was unveiled at a press event in New York City, with immediate availability and orders shipping the same day.
    





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