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'Not Enough': Iraqi Christians Want More From U.S.

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:47am
President Barack Obama ruled out American combat troops in Iraq, which disappointed Iraqi Christians fleeing from ISIS.
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Thursday's Top 6 News Stories

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:31am
From President Obama’s foreign policy plan against ISIS to criticism against the NFL over the Ray Rice video, see the stories we’re following.






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Oscar Pistorius Cleared of Murder Charges, Verdict Continues

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 7:12am
Judge Thokozile Masipa has begun delivering her verdict in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius.






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A Nation Mourns: Remembering 9/11 on the 13th Anniversary

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 6:58am
The nation pauses Thursday to remember the lives lost 13 years ago in the September 11 attacks.
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Companies' Ebola Plea: We Need Action Now

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 5:16am
West Africa’s Ebola epidemic has started affecting mining operations, and companies feeling the pinch are pushing back.






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Cats in Freezer: Fifty Dead Felines Found in Florida Home

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:46am
Officials went to the home of Douglas Westcott to arrest him on three counts of child porn. Once inside, they found dozens of dead cats in freezers.
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What You Need to Know About Pistorius Verdict

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 4:34am
On Thursday, Judge Thokozile Masipa started the verdict process in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius.






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Watch Live: Pistorius to Finally Learn His Fate

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:57am
On Thursday, Judge Thokozile Masipa started the verdict process in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius.






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Teacher Asks Students to Compare Hitler and Bush

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:44am
D.C. Public Schools released a statement late Wednesday saying the teacher has admitted poor judgment and will apologize to students.
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Syrian Opposition Welcomes Obama's Announcement

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 3:39am
The Syrian National Coalition urged the U.S. Congress to quickly approve a program to train and arm Syrian rebels






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'Not an Animal': Father Defends Son Who Killed Five Kids

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 1:43am
Timothy Ray Jones Jr. is suspected of killing his children in South Carolina, driving their bodies to Alabama and dumping them in the woods.






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Watch Full Speech: Obama Vows to 'Ultimately Destroy' ISIS

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:17am
President Obama says the campaign to take out ISIS will include U.S air power and help from allies but will not involve American troops on the ground.






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Judgment Day: Pistorius Will Finally Learn His Fate

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:12am
On Thursday, Judge Thokozile Masipa will start the verdict process in the murder case against Oscar Pistorius.






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'If You Threaten America, You Will Find No Safe Haven'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:51pm
President Barack Obama vowed to lead an international coalition to degrade and destroy ISIS.






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Ex-FBI Director to Probe NFL's Handling of Rice Investigation

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:18pm
Robert Mueller will try and find out what the league did and didn't know when it decided to punish Ray Rice for knocking out his then-fiancee.






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49ers Suspend Broadcaster For Ray Rice Violence Remarks

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 11:02pm
49ers President Paraag Marathe called Ted Robinson's comments about Ray and Janay Rice "offensive," and suspended him for two weeks.






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Now the Hard Part: Tricky Diplomacy Ahead in ISIS Fight

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:34pm
Secretary of State John Kerry will head for Saudi Arabia on Thursday to talk with U.S. allies.






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Chuck Todd: Obama Lays out 'Bold' Foreign Policy Push

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:22pm
NBC News' correspondents take on the president's speech.






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James Bond 'Jaws' Actor Richard Kiel Dies at 74

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 10:04pm
Richard Kiel, the character actor best-known as the metal-mouthed villain in two James Bond movies, has died at 74, according to his son.






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'If You Threaten America, You Will Find No Safe Haven'

Wed, 09/10/2014 - 9:52pm
President Barack Obama vowed to lead an international coalition to degrade and destroy ISIS.






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