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Trump Grilled on Claim Clinton Running on 'Woman's Card'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 8:45am
Donald Trump doubles down on the his claims Hillary Clinton is playing "the woman's card" and discusses his plans for dealing with ISIS.
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Yale Keeps Name for College Honoring Slavery Proponent

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 8:14am
The university will not change the moniker of its college named for John C. Calhoun, a former VP and strong proponent of slavery in the 19th century.
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17 Tornadoes Reported Across 6 States

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:42am
More than a dozen tornadoes swept across the South Wednesday, and the severe weather is expected to continue on Thursday.
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Cooler Keeps Fishing Buddies Afloat During 2-Day Ordeal

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:41am
Two fishing buddies survived a two-day ordeal in Galveston Bay without life jackets by clinging onto cooler and broken pipes floating in the water.
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Bird Strike Forces Jet to Make Emergency Landing

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:39am
Passengers got a fright when their plane heading from Seattle to Dallas was struck by some birds, causing the jet to turn back shortly after takeoff.
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14 Doctors, Patients Die After Strike on Syria Hospital

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 7:03am
At least 14 patients and staff were killed after a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo was destroyed in an airstrike, Doctors Without Borders said.
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A Massacre 20 Years Ago Changed a Nation's View on Guns

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 6:52am
The 1996 Port Arthur massacre shook Australia to its core, and triggered gun reforms that research suggest has been effective in reducing gun crime.
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KNOW IT ALL: Thursday's Top 7 Stories at NBC News

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 6:49am
A look at the key headlines.
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ISIS Wannabes 'Hatched Plot' to Kidnap Boxing Champ

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 5:50am
The Islamist group accused of beheading a Canadian hostage in the Philippines may have plotted to kidnap boxing star Manny Pacquiao.
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Footprint Near Shore Leads K-9s to Toddler's Body

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:32am
A two-year-old boy was found dead after wandering away from his Florida home, officials said.
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Watch Wild Police Chase After Armed Robbery in Chile

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:04am
Police in Santiago, Chile, engage armed suspects on a highway after a mall was targeted by robbers.
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Video Analysis: Who Will Go No. 1 in the NFL Draft?

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 4:01am
PFT's Chris Canty explains why he would take Carson Wentz at No. 1 instead of Jared Goff.
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ISIS Struggles to Recruit, Pay and Retain New Fighters

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 3:47am
ISIS recruitment as plummeted in 2016, and the militant group is struggling to pay fighters as coalition forces target its money.
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Go Behind the Scenes as Soldiers Train for Battle

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:45am
Soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state go through simulations to train for the battlefield.
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Cheerleader 'Do's and Don'ts' Dropped at U-Washington

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 2:17am
The flyer was quickly withdrawn after scores of people objected that it reinforced sexual and racial stereotypes.
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U.N. Envoy: Syrian Truce Is 'Still Alive, but Barely'

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:23am
The United Nations mediator on Thursday called on the leaders of the United States and the Russian Federation to salvage the "barely alive" two-month-old ceasefire in Syria and revitalize the damaged peace process. Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura voiced deep concern at the truce unraveling in Aleppo and at least three other hotspots, although he saw...
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Trump on Cruz-Fiorina: 'What's He Doing Picking VPs?'

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:43pm
Ted Cruz's latest play to keep his presidential bid alive has Donald Trump shaking his head.
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Worst Drought in Decades Disrupts Life in Southeast Asia's Mekong Region

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:16pm
The El Nino weather pattern and hydroelectric dams are blamed for the crippling drought Southeast Asia has been going through.
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Inside X, Alphabet's Secret 'Moonshot Factory' of What If's

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:02pm
Lester Holt was granted rare access to Google parent company Alphabet's secretive world of "what ifs?" Here, failure is an option and imaginations run wild.
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Ex-Tulsa Deputy Who Fatally Shot Eric Harris Convicted

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:56pm
Jurors recommended that Robert Bates, 74, serve the maximum sentence of four years in prison. Bates said he meant to grab his Taser and not his gun.
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