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Consumer Spending Increased Last Month, Income Rose Too

MSNBC: Business - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:35am
The Commerce Department said on Friday that consumer spending increased 0.3 percent last month after rising by a revised 0.2 percent in January. Spending was previously reported to have increased 0.4 percent in January.
    





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Mom's Anguish Leads to Renewed Warnings of Window Blind Dangers

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:22am

On average, one child a month dies from the cords on window treatments, so experts want to remind you: Kids and cords don’t mix.


    





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Stray Sochi Dogs Arrive in the U.S. to Get Adopted

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:22am

From the streets of Sochi, 10 lovable stray dogs arrived in Washington, D.C., on Thursday for adoption thanks to the efforts of rescue organizations.


    





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Powerful Storms Spawn Missouri Funnel Clouds

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:17am

Heavy thunderstorms brought rain, hail and spawned funnel clouds in rural Missouri, damaging homes and other property. No injuries have reported.








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Mom's Anguish Leads to Renewed Warnings of Window Blind Dangers

MSNBC: Health - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:08am

On average, one child a month dies from the cords on window treatments, so experts want to remind you: Kids and cords don’t mix.


    





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'Do It For Denmark!' Travel Firm's Ad Links Vacation, Birth Rate

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:06am
Couples in Denmark are being offered an "ovulation discount" to help boost the country’s falling birth rate.A travel company's online ad suggests romantic getaways because 10 percent of all Danish children are conceived abroad.“Can sex save Denmark's future?” asks the voiceover.
    





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Early Start To Heart Disease? Veggies May Be Cure

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:06am
While heart disease almost always strikes in middle or old age, Americans are starting down the road very young — as children and young adults, several studies released Friday show. But prevention might be as easy as eating more fruits and veggies.
    





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Stray Sochi Dogs Arrive in US for Adoption

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 9:01am

Ten of the stray dogs rescued from Russia during the Winter Olympics arrived in the U.S. Thursday after a two-day journey.








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Early Start To Heart Disease? Veggies May Be Cure

MSNBC: Health - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:52am
While heart disease almost always strikes in middle or old age, Americans are starting down the road very young — as children and young adults, several studies released Friday show. But prevention might be as easy as eating more fruits and veggies.
    





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TODAY Airs Exclusive First Look at 'Begin Again'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:50am

Adam Levine is making his move to the big screen in "Begin Again," and TODAY has the exclusive first look at the trailer.


    





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Cinco De Oh No! Lime Shortage Drives Prices Up

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:45am

A shortage of limes due to drought conditions is sending prices skyrocketing, and putting the squeeze on at restaurants. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.








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We Couldn't Have Searched Differently, Malaysia Says

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:35am
Hours after Australian authorities confirmed that they had abandoned searching the area that had been scoured for eight days in the hunt for Flight 370, Malaysia’s acting transport minister defended the search effort.
    





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Infographic: Autism Rate Soars in CDC Study

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:28am
The CDC study surveyed 11 states where rates varied from 1 in 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey to 1 in 175 children in Alabama. While the rate has been surging over the last decade, there is no definitive explanation behind the increase.






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We Couldn't Have Searched Differently, Malaysia Says

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:28am
Hours after Australian authorities confirmed that they had abandoned searching the area that had been scoured for eight days in the hunt for Flight 370, Malaysia’s acting transport minister defended the search effort.






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Missouri Tornado Victim: 'Everything's Gone'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:28am

Residents are picking up the pieces in parts of Missouri following several tornadoes. The powerful storm system is now heading East.








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Infographic: Autism Rate Soars in CDC Study

MSNBC: Health - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:21am
The CDC study surveyed 11 states where rates varied from 1 in 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey to 1 in 175 children in Alabama. While the rate has been surging over the last decade, there is no definitive explanation behind the increase.
    





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Fidel Castro Appears for a Visit From Vietnamese P.M.

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:19am
In these handout photos released by Cuban official website www.cubadebate.cu on March 27, former Cuban President Fidel Castro is shown with during a visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on March 26, 2014 in Havana. Tan Dung is in Cuba in a three-day official visit.
    





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Autism is Diagnosed in 1 in 68 Children in the U.S., says CDC

MSNBC: U.S. news - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:12am
The CDC study surveyed 11 states where rates varied from 1 in 45 children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder in New Jersey to 1 in 175 children in Alabama. While the rate has been surging over the last decade, there is no definitive explanation behind the increase.






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House Intel Chair Rogers Will Not Seek Re-election

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:04am
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., has announced that he will not seek re-election in November, his office confirms to NBC News. Rogers made the announcement on WJR Radio Friday morning.
    





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

MSNBC: Top Stories - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 8:04am
Good morning, and happy Friday. Here are six of the top stories we are following this morning at NBC News:1.
    





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