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Earthquake Strands 160 Climbers on Mountain

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 9:19am
Climbers were trapped on Mount Kinabalu in Malaysian Borneo after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck on Friday, officials said.







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U.S. Adds 280,000 Jobs in May, More Than Expected

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:57am
U.S. employers added a solid 280,000 jobs in May, showing that the economy is back on track after starting 2015 in a slump.







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Is Serial Shooter on the Loose in Colorado?

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:19am
The overnight killing of a man on a sidewalk has raised fears that a serial shooter might be trolling roads in northern Colorado.







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Alpine Lockdown: 17,000 Cops Guard G-7 Summit

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 8:14am
World leaders will be guarded by 17,000 police officers when they arrive at Castle Elmau for the G-7 summit this weekend.







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Joe Biden Overcome at Son Beau's Memorial

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:55am
The vice president and his family will spend Friday in their faith community, receiving friends and fellow churchgoers at their Delaware parish, where Beau Biden's funeral mass will be held.







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China Blasts 'Irresponsible' U.S. Over Data Breach Accusations

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:38am
China accused the U.S. of making "groundless accusations" and being "irresponsible" Friday in blaming Chinese hackers for a vast data breach.







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Friday's Top 7 News Stories

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:31am
From the massive U.S. government data breach to mourners pay respects to Joe Biden's late son, Beau Biden, see the stories we're following today.







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8 Who 'Confessed' to Malala Shooting Freed From Prison

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 7:19am
Eight of the 10 Taliban militants who were convicted for their roles in the attempted assassination of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai have been freed.







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How Chinese Smuggled $4.9 Billion Out of Italy

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 4:50am
Beijing, which is seeking Western help in hunting its own economic fugitives, did not cooperate with the investigation, Italian officials said.







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Divers Reach Doomed Chinese Cruise Ship's Cabins

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 4:46am
The rotation of the Eastern Star on the bed of the Yangtze River is complete. NBC News' Ian Williams reports on the search for more victims.







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Ex-Cop Accused of Raping Girl Held on $500K Bail

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 3:52am
A former Massachusetts police officer has been arrested and accused of raping a young child.







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Pregnant Worker Fired as She'd 'Move Too Slow': Lawsuit

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 3:28am
A Dallas County resident is suing Waffle House, saying she was discriminated against and fired for being pregnant.







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Jim Belushi Accuses Comedy Club Manager of Defamation

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 3:12am
Jim Belushi filed a defamation lawsuit Thursday against a Chicago comedy club's general manager.







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Tornadoes Touch Down in Colorado, Damaging Homes

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:58am
One tornado touched down in Berthoud Thursday and damaged several homes, and at least two other twisters touched down southeast of Denver.







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High-Seas Seizure: Ship With 12 Tons of Hash Captured

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:33am
Italian armed police boarded a Turkish freighter west of Sicily and arrested the crew after finding the drugs shipment in the hold.







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Death Toll Climbs to 97 as China Rights Capsized Ship

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 2:22am
The rescue mission has become an operation to recover bodies from the ship, which was carrying 456 people when it overturned in a tornado on Monday.







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Fake Orca Goes Belly-Up in Bid to Scare Off Sea Lions

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 1:26am
The motorized boat is built to look like a killer whale and was launched to scare off sea lions that crowd a dock, but it capsized instead.







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FIFA Paid Ireland Millions Over 2010 World Cup Call

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 10:46pm
FIFA confirmed that it paid Irish soccer authorities more than $7 million not to go to court over Ireland's elimination from the 2010 World Cup.







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Death Toll Climbs to 82 as China Rights Capsized Ship

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 10:25pm
The death toll from a Chinese cruise ship that capsized on the Yangtze River has climbed to 82, state media said.







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