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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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Campaign Cash Ruling Boosts GOP - For Now

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:23pm
On its surface, the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision striking down aggregate campaign-finance limits appears like a winner for the Republican Party.
    





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

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:19pm
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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Microsoft Announces Cortana, Siri-Like Personal Assistant

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:19pm
Microsoft announced a rival to Apple's popular digital "assistant" Siri on Wednesday -- and she's called Cortana.
    





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Microsoft Announces Cortana, Siri-Like Personal Assistant

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:09pm
Microsoft announced a rival to Apple's popular digital "assistant" Siri on Wednesday -- and she's called Cortana.
    





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'Trash People' Figures Gather at Tel Aviv Landfill

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:07pm
“Trash People,” an art exhibit of 500 life-sized figures made from 20 tons of recycled iron, glass, computer parts, cans and industrial waste, stands on Israel’s Hiriya landfill near Tel Aviv, Israel, on Wednesday.
    





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Stem Cell Controversy Sets Back Japanese Science

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:07pm
The finding that a researcher falsified data in a widely heralded stem-cell research paper is a setback for Japan's efforts to promote its advanced research, experts say.
    





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Colorado Town Shoots Down Drone-Hunting Season

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:07pm
Voters in the small Colorado farming town of Deer Trail on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a tongue-in-cheek proposal to issue hunting licenses to shoot down unmanned drones that fly over the hamlet's airspace, an election official said.
    





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Supreme Court Strikes Down Another Limit on Money in Politics

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:07pm
Further loosening the reins on the role of money in politics, the US Supreme Court Tuesday struck down restrictions on the grand total that any person can contribute to all federal candidates for office.
    





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