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Hernandez Defense Wants Some Evidence Suppressed

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:27am
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to killing Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez's home in 2013.
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Ebola Patient's Husband Quarantined on Return to U.S.

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:25am
The husband of an American aid worker who was infected with Ebola in Africa has returned to the United States and will remain under quarantine.
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Female Pitcher Lights Up Little League World Series

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:08am
Mo’Ne Davis became only the 17th girl to play in the Little League World Series on Sunday -- and she pitched a three-hitter.

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Iraq Explained: What You Need to Know About the Crisis

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:51am
As the crisis in Iraq evolves at a breakneck pace, here's a primer to bring you up to speed on the where things stand.
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Wage Gap Killing Towns and Cities, Mayors Say

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:44am
The tax revenue that towns and cities need to keep operating, is dwindling as jobs created since the recession are paying less than jobs lost in the recession.
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Missouri Teen's Fatal Shooting by Cops Sparks Riots

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:26am
Michael Brown, 18, was shot “more than just a couple of times” by an officer in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, according to county police.

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'There's a Knife in Your Head!' And It Fell 8 Stories

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:19am
A pedestrian's head was impaled with a knife that fell from an eighth-story balcony. Yunzhi Xiao, 57, lived to tell the tale.
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Colorado Couple Holds Water-Ski Wedding

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:14am
The couple tied the knot on Soda Lake in Lakewood, Colorado.
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Hand of God? Diego Maradona Slaps Journalist

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:37am
Eighties soccer superstar Diego Maradona is caught on camera slapping a journalist, who allegedly winked at his girlfriend.

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Caught on Camera: 'Hand of God' Soccer Star Slaps Journalist

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:37am
Eighties soccer superstar Diego Maradona is caught on camera slapping a journalist, who allegedly winked at his girlfriend.

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Lawyer: Tracy Morgan 'Still Struggling' After Crash

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:33am
The highway accident that left one man dead and the "30 Rock" actor/comedian seriously injured is likely heading to court.
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#NBCSuperMoon: Readers Show Off Their Lunar Pics

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 9:17am
We asked readers to share their snapshots of the supermoon by adding #NBCSupermoon on Twitter or Instagram. Here are some of our favorites.
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Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Indirect Peace Talks Re-Open

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:58am
An Egyptian-brokered cease-fire halting the Gaza war held into Monday morning, allowing Palestinians to leave homes and shelters.

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Rescue Underway for Sailboat Caught in Hurricane

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:37am
Julio was passing well north of Hawaii but caused heavy winds, high sea levels and heavy surf.
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Moon Gone Wild: See Stunning Photos of Night Sky

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:20am
Sunday marks summer’s biggest and brightest supermoon, with the full moon being the closest it will get to Earth during 2014.

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Analysis: A Separate War Is Brewing in Iraq's Capital

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 8:19am
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is making a play to cling to power - with what could be disastrous results.

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Iraqi PM's Special Forces Deploy in Baghdad: Report

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:43am
Pro-Maliki Shiite militias stepped up patrols in the capital, police sources told Reuters

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Monday's Top 6 News Stories

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:27am
From riots in Missouri to calm in Gaza, see the stories we're following.
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Ex-NBA Star Yao Ming's New Opponent: Poachers

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:18am
Since retiring from the NBA in 2011, Yao Ming aims to end his homeland's traditional appetite for endangered and threatened animal products.

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Goodbye, For Now: Savannah Goes On Maternity Leave

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 7:11am
"This has been the most thrilling journey of my life so far," says Savannah Guthrie on her last TODAY show before taking a break to have a baby.

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