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NASA Discovers Second Mountain Range in Pluto's 'Heart'

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:12am
NASA's New Horizons probe sent back this image of a newly discovered icy mountain range located in the "heart" of Pluto.









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Hackers Commandeer Moving Jeep From Miles Away

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 11:00am
Fiat Chrysler releases an urgent software update for Internet-connected vehicles after hackers take control of a Jeep Cherokee from miles away.









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Ben Nguyen Scores UFC Contract After Viral Knockout

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:41am
Ben Nguyen's 20-second MMA takedown of a tattooed bully went viral. Now the UFC has snatched up this young fighter.









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Drone Came Within 330 Feet of Lufthansa Jet

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:21am
A Polish man was questioned in connection with an incident in which a drone came within 330 feet of a Lufthansa plane landing at Warsaw Airport.









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These New Alzheimer's Drugs Offer 'Exciting Possibilities'

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:10am
A batch of new drugs that clear the gunk out of the brains of Alzheimer's patients are the best hope yet that it might be possible to slow the disease









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Officials Say Sandra Bland Dashcam Video Wasn't Edited

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:57am
The Texas Department of Public Safety says it's working to correct the problem.









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Making Sense of the Trump Bump

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:44am
First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.









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ISIS Supporters Discussed 'Attack' on U.S.-Linked Base

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:32am
Two ISIS sympathizers have been arrested in Italy on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack against a military base with a U.S. presence.









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50 Cent Testifies He Borrows His Bling

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 9:26am
Rapper 50 Cent downplayed his wealth as he testified about his finances and recent bankruptcy filing, saying he rents, borrows or leases his bling.









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Meet Jaxon Cota, an 11-Year-Old Child Genius

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:35am
Jaxon Cota, 11, of McKinney, Texas, was admitted to MENSA at age 9 and does high school level math for entertainment.









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Sandra Bland Dashcam Video Examined Over Alleged Edits

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:34am
Texas authorities said they were looking into alleged edits to a 52-minute dashcam video of the traffic stop and arrest of Sandra Bland.









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5-Alarm Fire Rips Through Warehouse in New Jersey

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:43am
The fire started at the 85-year-old warehouse just before 2 a.m. on the 1600 block of Livingston Avenue in North Brunswick.









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Obama to Jon Stewart: You Can't Leave 'Daily Show'

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:41am
Obama, in his final appearance as president with Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show," said that while he's proud of his record but there is more to do.









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How the Media Is Fueling Donald Trump's Campaign

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:34am
Donald Trump's surge in the Republican primary is being helped by an unlikely ally: the press.









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Wednesday's Top 7 News Stories

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:24am
From the dashcam video of Sandra Bland's arrest to the investigation into the Chattanooga shooter, see the stories we're following today.









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Jurors to Weigh Whether Theater Shooter Should Die

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:15am
Testimony experts say the sentencing phase could be even more emotional and polarizing than the 11-week trial.









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China Plans to Exploit Oil Near Disputed Waters: Japan

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 7:05am
Japan releases photos of Chinese oil and gas exploration platforms it says prove Beijing is planning to tap into an oil field that sits in both countries.









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These Thirsty Cows Are Getting Water Airlifted to Them

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:52am
Army helicopters have airlifted nearly 24,000 gallons of water to thirsty cows in southern Switzerland amid scorching temperatures.









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Is North Korea Preparing to Fire Long-Range Missile?

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:45am
North Korea has erected a taller launch tower at its missile base - possibly in preparation for firing a long-range rocket, it was reported Wednesday.









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World's Oldest Quran Fragments Found, Experts Say

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:37am
A manuscript could be one of the world's oldest fragments of the Quran, experts said after it was dated using radiocarbon analysis.









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