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Hagel: Russia Should Keep Its Word and Stay Out of Mainland Ukraine

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:54pm
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that Russia needs to live up to its commitment not to move troops across the border into Ukraine.Hagel, speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, was asked whether he could rule out a Russian incursion into mainland Ukraine.
    





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Students Record Tribute Song for Boston Marathon

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:52pm

Eighth Graders from Milton, Mass. lend their voices to the recording of "I Will Run Again" to be played at the upcoming Boston Marathon. WHDH's Amanda Grace reports.








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Turkish Court Orders Halt to Twitter Ban

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:48pm
A Turkish court ordered the telecommunications authority to restore access to Twitter on Wednesday, issuing an injunction five days after the government blocked access to the social network.
    





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Emergency Chief: Sometimes Massive Mudslides 'Just Happen'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:38pm
A county official said Wednesday that people living in the path of Saturday's massive mudslide "knew the risk" and that sometimes catastrophes "just happen.
    





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Mudslide Community 'Humbled Beyond Belief'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:09pm

An emotional John Pennington, the Snohomish County, Wash., Director of Emergency Management says that the community hit by a deadly mudslide is "humbled beyond belief."








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Wash. Official: Residents Knew Landslide Risks

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:09pm

In a briefing, John Pennington, emphasizes that prior to the deadly mudslide, members of the community felt safe and were aware that the area was prone to landslides.








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Emergency Chief: Sometimes Massive Mudslides 'Just Happen'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:09pm
A county official said Wednesday that people living in the path of Saturday's massive mudslide "knew the risk" and that sometimes catastrophes "just happen.






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NTSB Reminds Pilots Not To Land at Wrong Airport

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:56pm
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a safety warning Wednesday on how pilots can avoid landing at the wrong airport.The release cited two recent incidents. In January, a Southwest Airlines flight landed at the wrong airport in Branson, Mo.
    





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Washington Monument to Reopen May 12

MSNBC: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:56pm
The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen to visitors May 12 after being closed for nearly three years due to a 2011 earthquake.The park service says the remaining scaffolding around the monument will begin to come down this week.
    





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Lawyer: Iran Was 800-Pound Gorilla In Terror Trial

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:53pm

Lawyers for Suleiman Abu Ghayth, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, say the secret relationship between Iran and the U.S. hampered their client's defense.








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Flight 370 Search Faces 'Monumental Task' if Black Box Pings Stop

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:51pm
The chances of finding Flight 370's black box recorder will drop dramatically if it is not found before its batteries run out - and that could be as early as next week, according to experts.
    





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Millennials Watch More TV on Devices Than TV Screen

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:47pm

A new study finds that young people spend more time watching TV on their computers, smartphones and tablets than they do on their TV screens.


    





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What Spring? Winter Storm Glances East, Pounds Cape Cod

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:36pm
Just days after the official end of one of the snowiest winters on record, a massive snowstorm smashed into Cape Cod and eastern Maine early Wednesday and is expected to hang around for much of the day, forecasters said.
    





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'Candy Crush' Shares Slip in Market Debut

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:20pm
King Digital Entertainment officially began life as a publicly traded company on Wednesday, opening on the New York Stock Exchange below its initial pricing levels.The maker of the addictive mobile game "Candy Crush" priced its shares at $22.50 Tuesday after the U.S. markets closed.
    





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Most Americans Back Marijuana Sales, But Not in Their Backyard

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:20pm
Americans are cool, hip and otherwise chill with pot in their town, but aren't sure they want to get much closer than that.
    





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What You Need to Know: Facebook Buys Oculus VR

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:20pm
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it’s buying Oculus VR, maker of virtual reality hardware, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. That is twice the amount it paid for Instagram in 2012.What is so great about Oculus VR?
    





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What You Need to Know: Facebook Buys Oculus VR

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 12:00pm
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it’s buying Oculus VR, maker of virtual reality hardware, for around $2 billion in cash and stock. That is twice the amount it paid for Instagram in 2012.What is so great about Oculus VR?
    





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Teacher Quits Over School's Emphasis on Testing

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:49am

Testing imposed on her kindergartners “takes the joy out of learning for the children,” former Cambridge, Mass. teacher Susan Sluyter said.


    





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Bradley Cooper and 4 Others Who Could Don Indiana Jones' Hat Next

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:49am

Bradley Cooper has been rumored to be a top contender to take over the role Harrison Ford originated, but other actors also come to mind.


    





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Obama Says Russia 'Miscalculated' in Ukraine

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 11:34am
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that Russian leaders “miscalculated” if they believed that an incursion into Ukraine would divide the United States and its European allies.
    





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