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Defending Hot Dog Eating Champ Grills Competition

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 12:43pm
Miki Sudo of Las Vegas ate 38 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to claim the coveted title Saturday in Coney Island, Brooklyn.









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Cuba's Fidel Castro Makes Rare Public Appearance

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 10:47am
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, 88, visited 19 cheese masters in a rare trip outside his Havana home, official media reported on Saturday.









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Did Tunisia Gunman Radicalize in Islamic Holy City?

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 9:13am
Seifeddine Rezgui, the young gunman who massacred 38 people on a Mediterranean beach, may have become radicalized in one of Islam's holiest cities.









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Terrorism Fears Cast Shadow Over July 4 Celebrations

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 9:12am
As large crowds gather all over the country for Fourth of July celebrations, there's heightened concern about terrorist attacks. NBC's Kristen Welker reports.









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Fireworks Fly Into Crowd During Show, Injuring Nine

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 8:52am
The town of Avon said that "two or three" fireworks shells went into the crowd due to "a malfunction" at its annual "Salute to the USA" show.









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Putin Sends Obama an Independence Day Message

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 8:27am
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a "congratulatory" message to President Barack Obama marking U.S. Independence Day.









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Dozens Stranded When 400-Foot Ferris Wheel Stops

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 8:23am
The 400-foot-tall wheel stopped for more than 45 minutes, and rescue crews spent three hours getting everyone off.









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Greek Minister Accuses Creditors of 'Terrorism'

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 6:35am
After a week in which Greece defaulted, closed its banks and began rationing cash, Greeks vote on Sunday on whether to accept or reject tough conditions sought by international creditors









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Charlotte's Christening: A Look Back at Royal Tradition

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 6:09am
Ahead of Princess Charlotte's christening on Sunday, take a look back at the royal tradition through the years.









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Brisket Bandit's Blaze Costs BBQ Joint Thousands

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 5:44am
Firefighters had to come to Bet the House BBQ on South Elm Street just before 5 a.m. to put out a fire that started behind the building in the restaurant's smoke house.









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Americans Serve Up Hope to Greece's Hard-Hit Retirees

Sat, 07/04/2015 - 5:13am
As the debt crisis bites, a soup kitchen run by a Greek-American is not just serving the city's homeless but also residents facing economic hardship.









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Hundreds of Arizona Prisoners Moved Following Riot

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:57pm
About 700 inmates at an Arizona prison were being moved to new locations Friday after disturbances on consecutive days left their housing units uninhabitable









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Alligator Kills Texas Man During Late-Night Swim

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:44pm
A man was killed early Friday when an alligator attacked him during a late-night swim at a Southeast Texas marina, according to police.









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'Enjoy Your Ride' Sign Found in Baltimore Police Van

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:55pm
The sign appearing to taunt prisoners was found months after a handcuffed man suffered a fatal spinal injury while in a police van in April.









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Watch Incredible Lightning Flash Over Cinderella's Castle

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 10:43pm
Lightning flashes over Cinderella's Castle at Magic Kingdom park in Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.









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Check Out These Fun Fourth of July Facts

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:41pm
Some things you may not have known about America's birthday.









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Solar-Powered Plane Makes Historic Landing in Hawaii

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 9:19pm
The single-seater carried pilot Andre Borschberg with the help of 17,000 solar cells across ten thousand miles.









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