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

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:48am
Good morning, and happy Wednesday! Here are some of the stories we're following today:1. Divers break through ferry walls to search for bodiesThe grim search for bodies after a South Korean ferry sunk one week ago continued today, as divers had to break through cabin walls and search in the dark.
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Savannah Guthrie Lets It All Hang Out on 'Glorious' Honeymoon

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:01am

TODAY anchor Savannah Guthrie writes about letting it all hang out as she honeymoons while five months pregnant.








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Missing MH370: Investigators Probe 'Material' on Australia Shore

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 7:01am
An object washed up on Australia's shoreline is being investigated by authorities hunting for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, officials said Wednesday.






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Obama Asia Tour Starts With Scathing Attack by China State Media

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 6:30am
China's state media issued a scathing attack on the United States just hours before Barack Obama touched down for a week-long tour of Asia on Wednesday.The Xinhua news agency published a commentary slamming the U.S.






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Missing MH370: Titanic Subs to Hunt for Malaysia Airlines Jet?

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 6:30am
CANBERRA, Australia -- The hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will likely soon deploy more powerful sonar equipment like the technology used to find the Titanic, an official said Wednesday.






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Mom Left Kids in Minivan While She Shopped For Cell Phones: Cops

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 6:15am

A Connecticut mother is under arrest, accused of leaving her four young children alone in a minivan while she shopped for cell phones.








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Mahmoud Abbas to Israel: If Talks Fail, You Can Run West Bank

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:59am
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday that if peace talks fail Israel will be responsible for governing, funding, and providing security for Palestinian lands.






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Raising Sunken Ferry the Next Major Undertaking for Korean Officials

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:28am
As the search for survivors of the sunken South Korean ferry winds down, officials must turn their attention to the monumental task of salvaging the ship. It’s a delicate operation that experts tell NBC News could take several months — if not longer — to complete.






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South Korea Ferry Disaster: No Air Pockets Found on Doomed Ship

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:13am
No pockets of air have been found on the sunken South Korean ferry, a government official told anguished family awaiting news of loved ones Wednesday.Divers were also trying to access the rear of the ferry for the first time, police told relatives.






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South Korea Ferry Disaster: Divers Feel for Bodies in Dark

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 5:13am
Divers were breaking through cabin walls to retrieve more bodies from the sunken South Korea ferry on Wednesday, authorities said as the death toll reached 150.
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Jacoby Ellsbury Shines for Yankees in Return to Fenway Park

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:41am

Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Fenway and Masahiro Tanaka visited for the first time. Both made themselves right at home Tuesday night.








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Toronto Raptors Ravage Brooklyn Nets as DeMar DeRozan Drops 30

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:26am

DeMar DeRozan dropped 30 points and the Raptors took advantage of a sloppy Nets squad to even the series at 1-1 heading into Game 3 in Brooklyn.








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New York Rangers Take Series Lead Over Philadelphia Flyers

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:26am

The New York Rangers chased Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltender Ray Emery in an eventual 4-1 win to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-7 series








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Russian Supporters Egg Ukrainians in Donetsk

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:55am
Increasing tensions in eastern Ukraine played out on the streets of Donetsk when pro-Russia supporters threw eggs at supporters of Ukrainian presidential candidate Yulia Tymoshenko outside a regional government building.U.S.






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Mitchell: Pivoting to Asia is No Easy Task

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:55am

As President Obama begins his long-delayed trip to the Pacific, unrest in Ukraine and Syria, along with local tensions between China, Japan, North and South Korea, all threaten to undermine the White House's objectives. Andrea Mitchell reports.


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Cop Pleads Guilty to Fraud for Faking Injury

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:39am

A former officer accused of rocking out on stage in a metal band while he claimed he couldn't work because of an injury pleaded guilty to fraud.








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Native Americans Hit D.C. to Protest Keystone Pipeline

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:24am
A Native American tribal leader sits on his horse in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Tuesday as the Cowboy and Indian Alliance protests the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the U.S.






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Washington Wizards Take 2-0 Series Lead Over Chicago Bulls

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:24am

The Bulls dug themselves out of a big hole and built their own second-half edge, only to see the Wizards fight back to force the game to overtime.








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San Jose Sharks' OT Win Puts Los Angeles Kings on Brink

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 3:24am

The finish was a gut-punch for the Kings, who rebounded from two sub-par efforts in San Jose to play their best game of the series.








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David Letterman welcomes 'Late Show' successor Stephen Colbert: 'You look right at home'

Wed, 04/23/2014 - 2:22am

David Letterman, the king of late-night comedy, welcomed the heir to his throne when Stephen Colbert visited the "Late Show" Tuesday night.








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