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Tea Partiers on the IRS

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 7:25am
    

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Tea Partiers on the IRS

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 7:25am
    

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Rudy Giuliani on the moral compass of Anthony Weiner

MSNBC: Politics - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 7:25am
    

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Mayweather announces Alvarez fight on Twitter

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 2:53am
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather will fight young Mexican star Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM Grand."I chose my opponent for September 14th and it's Canelo Alvarez," Mayweather said Wednesday night on Twitter. "I'm giving the fans what they want. It will be at the MGM Grand." Alvarez sent a tweet in Spanish announcing the fight. The 36-year-old Mayweather is unbeaten in 44 fights, the last...    

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Russian Daredevil B.A.S.E. jumps from Mount Everest

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 12:29am
We've seen some exceptional feats in climbing Mount Everest since Sir Edmund Hillary first reached the summit of the world's tallest peak 60 years ago.But how about jumping off of it?That's what Russian daredevil Valery Rozov did on May 5, nearly 60 years to the day following Hillary's historic summit.At nearly 4.5 miles above sea level, Rozov completed the highest B.A.S.E. jump of all-time by jum...    

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Former player backs up allegations against Hermann

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 12:29am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A former Tennessee volleyball player has written a blog post backing up her teammates' accusations that incoming Rutgers athletic director Julie Hermann abused them verbally and emotionally during her coaching tenure in the 1990s.On her blog (www.erinzammettruddy.com), Erin Zammett Ruddy wrote Wednesday that the players held a meeting after the 1996 season to figure out why...    

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Orioles 9, Nationals 6

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 12:29am
BALTIMORE (AP) - A night that began with three home runs in three at-bats ended in disappointment for Ryan Zimmerman, who derived little satisfaction from the most spectacular performance of his big league career.Zimmerman had his first three-homer game, but it wasn't enough to keep the Washington Nationals from dropping a 9-6 decision to the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.Zimmerman hit solo...    

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Mets 9, Yankees 4

MSNBC: Sports - Thu, 05/30/2013 - 12:29am
NEW YORK (AP) - Once the Subway Series rolled around, the New York Mets got on the right track.Challenged by fed-up manager Terry Collins, slumping infielders Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada sparked a five-run first inning that kept the Mets sailing along in this surprising set with a 9-4 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday night.Tejada hit a leadoff single, Davis drove in two runs and the fourth-pla...    

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Federer advances to 3rd round at French Open

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 2:01pm
PARIS (AP) - Roger Federer walked onto Court Suzanne Lenglen, smiled when greeted with applause and looked up into the stands, where three youngsters waved a banner that read, "Roger 4 Ever."Forever? Probably not, but Federer easily outlasted qualifier Somdev Devvarman in the second round of the French Open, winning 6-2, 6-1, 6-1 Wednesday.As a sign of his staying power, Federer moved ahead of Bud...    

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Djokovic rolls through 1st round at French Open

MSNBC: Sports - Wed, 05/29/2013 - 2:24am
PARIS (Reuters) - After fickle Parisian weather and the exploits of a French heroine kept Novak Djokovic waiting to make his bow at Roland Garros on Tuesday, the world number one began his quest to complete his grand slam collection in style with victory over David Goffin. Home favorite Marian Bartoli saved two match points in a rain-interrupted three-hour triumph against Olga Govortsova, rewardin...    

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Nike cuts ties to Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity

MSNBC: Sports - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 7:33pm
With Nike's help, Lance Armstrong's Livestrong cancer charity turned a little yellow wristband into a global symbol for cancer survivors. Celebrities and rock stars sported them on stage. Politicians wore them on the campaign trail and in the White House. And with Armstrong dominating the Tour de France, the trendy little pieces of plastic helped Livestrong pump millions of dollars in cancer survi...    

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Vintage Spurs take Grizzlies to school

MSNBC: Sports - Tue, 05/28/2013 - 12:39pm
The minute the game ended, the very minute it ended, the Memphis Grizzlies players understood exactly what had just happened. They had been outclassed. That’s all. Great old players can do that to you.You know, when Muhammad Ali was getting old, he would steal rounds by fighting hard the last 10 or 15 seconds to leave an imprint on the judges' minds. You know, when Michael Jordan was getting old h...    

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Roland Garros hits harder than Venus

MSNBC: Sports - Mon, 05/27/2013 - 8:34pm
One of the great concepts in the movies, especially James Bond kind of movies, is the “hit someone in the back of the head with the butt of a gun” move. This tactic, if done properly, will knock the person out for precisely as long as necessary for the plot to progress. It is really convenient. You can just see the first set of Hollywood writers sitting there, stumped, thinking, “Well, we need thi...    

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Adrian Peterson says he's 'not with' gay marriage

MSNBC: Sports - Mon, 05/27/2013 - 2:15pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - NFL MVP Adrian Peterson says he has family members who are gay whom he loves and respects. But on gay marriage, the Minnesota Vikings running back says "that's not something I believe in."Peterson made his comments in a recent interview with Sirius/XM NFL radio. He was asked his thoughts on the Vikings cutting longtime punter Chris Kluwe, an outspoken advocate for gay rights and...    

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Weekley ends five-year drought with victory at Colonial

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 05/26/2013 - 10:48pm
(Reuters) - Boo Weekley snagged his first PGA Tour win in five years after firing a four-under 66 in the final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday.Weekley was one shot behind compatriot and overnight leader Matt Kuchar when play began at Colonial Country Club but used a string of birdies to top a crowded leaderboard that featured 22 players within five shots of t...    

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Italy's Matteo Manassero wins BMW PGA Championship

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 05/26/2013 - 5:08pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) - Italy's Matteo Manassero became the youngest champion in the 58-year history of the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday, beating England's Simon Khan with a birdie on the fourth hole of a playoff.Manassero, at 20 years, 37 days, made amends for letting victory slip away two years ago at Wentworth. The previous youngest winner was Scotland's Bernhard Gallacher in 1969 at 2...    

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Roger Clemens still dogged by NY steroids case

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 05/26/2013 - 5:08pm
Despite Roger Clemens' victory last year in his perjury case, a defamation lawsuit filed against the former Yankees ace more than four years ago in federal court in Brooklyn is threatening to keep alive allegations that he used steroids and cheated on his wife. A magistrate judge in the civil case last week ordered lawyers for Clemens to turn over government documents to the plaintiff, former stre...    
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Spurs 104, Grizzlies 93, OT

MSNBC: Sports - Sun, 05/26/2013 - 1:38am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Tim Duncan is doing his very best to get the San Antonio Spurs back to the NBA Finals one more time.The 37-year-old center took control in overtime for a second straight game, this time scoring the first five points as the Spurs rallied from an 18-point deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 104-93 Saturday night.That put them a win away from their first finals since 2007."He ...    

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