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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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Caught On Camera: Suspected Burglar in the Buff

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:54pm

Police in Georgia arrest a burglary suspect who broke into home wearing nothing but a cowboy hat. WXA's Kaitlyn Ross reports.








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Study: Marathons Might Be Bad for Your Heart

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:54pm

A new and controversial study is raising questions about the health benefits of distance running. KARE's Renee Tessman reports.








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Teen Accused in Shooting Plot Sought to Recreate Columbine

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:54pm

A teen accused of plotting to "shoot up" high schools in Connecticut wanted to recreate the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, seeing its shooters as heroes


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Study: Marathons Might Be Bad for Your Heart

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:53pm

A new and controversial study is raising questions about the health benefits of distance running. KARE's Renee Tessman reports.


    





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From Flight to Surgery, Scientists Mimic Nature's Tricks

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:53pm
When Kakani Young describes the focus of her research as "jet propulsion," you could be forgiven for thinking that she's referring to something in the sky. But Young isn't an aerospace engineer. She's an expert in how jellyfish and squid move through water.
    
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From Flight to Surgery, Scientists Mimic Nature's Tricks

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:50pm
When Kakani Young describes the focus of her research as "jet propulsion," you could be forgiven for thinking that she's referring to something in the sky. But Young isn't an aerospace engineer. She's an expert in how jellyfish and squid move through water.
    





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Senator 'Disappointed' With GM CEO in Prickly Exchange

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:41pm

Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., voices her disappointment with General Motors CEO Mary Barra over the company's handling of an ignition switch recall on Chevy Cobalt cars.


    





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Fire TV: Amazon's $99 Roku Competitor Ships Today

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:38pm
Amazon unveiled the Fire TV 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 shipping taking place on the same day.
    





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Funeral Held For Fallen Boston Firefighter

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:38pm

Funeral services are held for fallen Boston firefighter Lt. Ed Walsh in St. Patrick's Church in Watertown, Massachusetts.








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Cold Weather Grounds Big Birds

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:38pm

Hundreds of turkey vultures are grounded at Pennsylvania's Presque Isle State Park due to unseasonably cold weather. WICU's Paul Wagner reports that these big birds need thermal updrafts to help fly.








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Is Salt Healthy? Are Mammograms Useful? #AskNBCNews at 1:15 p.m.

MSNBC: Health - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:38pm
Lots of big stories are making news in the past week.
    





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

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:25pm
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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Microsoft Announces Cortana, Siri-Like Personal Assistant

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:23pm
Microsoft announced a rival to Apple's popular digital "assistant" Siri on Wednesday -- and she's called Cortana.
    





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Supersonic Jet Ditching Windows for Display Screens

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:23pm
No matter what perks airlines take away from you, the one thing you can still count on is a genuine peek at the clouds at 35,000 feet. That might go away, too, one day, replaced with a virtual reality version of the iconic airplane window.
    





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