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Mudslide Death Toll Rises to 28

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:29pm
The number of victims of last month's Washington mudslide rose again Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total of confirmed deaths to 28, with 22 of them having been identified.






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Watch These Men Move an Entire House

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:18pm

In Pennsylvania, an extraordinary moving effort -- see how a group of Amish men picked up a home without the help of machines.








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Mudslide Recovery Is Slow, Heartbreaking Work

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 8:18pm

For the first time, NBC News saw the disaster zone up close, where the search teams are digging through the rubble and the mud.








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Market for New Boats Sees Signs of Rebound

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:55pm
If it floats, it's better to rent than own — that was never truer of yachts and boats than after the financial crisis struck. But several years on, signs are emerging that the new boat market will finally return, potentially creating an opportunity even for practical investors.
    





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Greek Activists Defy Ban on Athens Protests

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm
Anti-austerity protesters clash with police blocking their way towards the venue of the European Union's informal meeting of Ministers for Economic and Financial Affairs in Athens on Tuesday.
    





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Brittany Murphy's Final Movie Features Chilling Trailer

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm

Four years after the actress' sudden death, the psychological thriller "Something Wicked" is receiving a limited theatrical release.


    





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Why We're Not Satisfied with Social Media Sites

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm
How much time will you spend online today — to shop, bank, stay connected with friends, get the latest news or plan a trip?More importantly, how much of that time will be pleasurable and how much will be aggravating and unproductive?
    





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Samsung: Apple's Patent Claims Are 'Gross Exaggeration'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm

The two companies resume their long-running court battle over claims that Samsung copied the iPhone.


    





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Courtney Love Wants 'Respectful' Cobain Musical

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm
Courtney Love has big plans for Kurt Cobain's legacy — if she can make them happen. The Nirvana frontman's widow recently said that she hopes to make a biopic, documentary and musical about him. The latter production, she told NME , is "very likely" to happen.
    





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Climate Change Takes Its Toll on Baby Deer in France

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm
Will a warming world eventually kill off roe deer in France?That question is being raised in light of new research indicating that the animals are having a hard time adapting to climate change.
    





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Banks Drop Lawsuit vs. Target, Trustwave Over Data Breach

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm
Two U.S. banks that sued Target Corp. and credit card security firm Trustwave Holdings Inc. over responsibility for one of the largest data breaches on record have, at least for now, dropped their lawsuit.
    





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Report Finds Wide Racial Disparity in Kids' Well-Being

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:49pm
NEW YORK — African-American children's poverty, poor housing and lack of access to education pose a national crisis, said a report released Tuesday that found a wide gap in well-being among American children of different races.
    





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No Joke: Winner Finally Claims $425 Million Powerball Jackpot

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:33pm
Sporting a "Luck of the Jedi I Have" T-shirt, a California retiree stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $425 million Powerball jackpot a month and a half after he bought the winning ticket.And yes, B.
    





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Report Finds Wide Racial Disparity in Kids' Well-Being

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:14pm
NEW YORK — African-American children's poverty, poor housing and lack of access to education pose a national crisis, said a report released Tuesday that found a wide gap in well-being among American children of different races.






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No Joke: Winner Finally Claims $425 Million Powerball Jackpot

MSNBC: U.S. news - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 7:14pm
Sporting a "Luck of the Jedi I Have" T-shirt, a California retiree stepped forward Tuesday to claim a $425 million Powerball jackpot a month and a half after he bought the winning ticket.And yes, B.






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Banks Drop Lawsuit vs. Target, Trustwave Over Data Breach

MSNBC: Business - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:53pm
Two U.S. banks that sued Target Corp. and credit card security firm Trustwave Holdings Inc. over responsibility for one of the largest data breaches on record have, at least for now, dropped their lawsuit.
    





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Gotcha! Did You Swallow These April Fools' Hoaxes?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:46pm
April 1 — the day companies and news organizations around the world try to pull the wool over your eyes with pranks like the Offline Glass, the beer mug that disables your smartphone so you pay attention to your friends in real life.Oops! That's real!
    





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NATO Suspends Cooperation With Russia Over Crimea Crisis

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:46pm
NATO suspended all practical cooperation with Russia Tuesday in protest of its annexation of Crimea, ordering military draft measures to strengthen its defenses and reassure nervous Eastern European countries about NATO's support.Foreign ministers from the 28-nation, U.S.
    





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What is High-Frequency Trading and What's the Fuss?

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:46pm
The floor of the New York Stock Exchange went still on Tuesday as two investment gurus and the author of “Moneyball” clashed on CNBC over a controversial question: Is the stock market “rigged”? Traders stopped what they were doing and stood glued to their TV screens.But what’s it all about?
    





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Serena Hotel Attack Highlights Rising Violence in Afghanistan

MSNBC: Top Stories - Tue, 04/01/2014 - 6:46pm
KABUL — Abuzar grabs the thumb of his aunt and looks up at her. Sitting in a wheelchair built for an adult, the two-year-old seems lost. His head is wrapped in thick bandages; a wound is visible on his right cheek. Four gunshot wounds are spread over the young boy's body.
    





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