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Journalist Shot Dead, Another Critically Injured in Afghanistan

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:49am
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A police officer shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing one and wounding the other.
    





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Why Did He Do It? Six Questions About the Fort Hood Shootings

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:49am
With the U.S. Army leading the investigation — not civilian agencies — the public may never know all the details of this week's deadly shootings at Fort Hood, Texas. But investigators are likely looking to answer these questions:What Triggered the Rampage?
    
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Paula Deen Closes Restaurant at Center of Harassment Lawsuit

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 5:17am
Celebrity chef Paula Deen's popular Savannah, Georgia, restaurant, which was at the center of a racially charged lawsuit against her, abruptly closed on Thursday after a decade in business.
    





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Would-Be Afghan Leader: Al Qaeda Will Return if U.S. Troops Go

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:46am
KABUL, Afghanistan -- The unflappable ex-jihadist commander known as "The Bulldozer" hesitates for a moment when asked if it's true that he has fathered 17 children.
    





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Cards' Matt Adams Shoves Reds Fan After Missing Foul Ball

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:31am

“He didn’t say anything,” fan reportedly said after confrontation with Matt Adams. “He just looked at me right in the face and walked away.”


    





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Yankees Won't Go 0-162: Astros Lose Game, Win Series

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:15am

The Yankees finally got in the win column Thursday, avoiding a season-opening sweep against the Astros.


    





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Richard Pitino Leads Minnesota Past Larry Brown, SMU to Win NIT

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am

In Richard Pitino’s first season as head coach, the Golden Gophers held on to win the NIT title with a 65-63 win over Larry Brown’s SMU Mustangs.


    





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Pete Carroll's Extension Caps Seahawks' Turnaround

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am

The Seahawks before Pete Carroll were a dysfunctional mess. Only four years later, they reign atop the NFL.


    





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Victoria's Secret Model Lyndsey Scott's Passion? Computer Programming

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am

Lyndsey Scott relies on both her brains and her beauty for a living, drawing as much attention for her coding skills as the couture she wears.


    





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Coco Crisp's 12th Inning Walk-Off HR Seals A's Win Vs. Mariners

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am

The A's stranded 10 runners and couldn’t take advantage of 10 walks issued by Mariners pitchers. But in the end, they walked away happy.


    





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King-Size Defeat: L.A. Loses Game, Olympic Star Drew Doughty

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 3:29am

It’s obvious the Sharks and Kings don’t like each other. They showed that Thursday night, and it’s setting up like they might renew the rivalry in the playoffs.


    





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Weird 'Techni-Quarks' May Lurk Inside Higgs Boson Particle

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:09am
The Higgs boson — a particle thought to explain how other particles get their mass — is tiny, but it may not be the tiniest particle yet.
    





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Twitter's Vine Introduces Private Messaging

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:09am
No need to keep your six-second masterpieces to yourself. Vine, the video-sharing social network, has introduced private messaging.On Thursday, the company announced Vine messages, which allow users to send private video and text messages to individuals or groups of Vine users.
    





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Ferguson? Handler? Who Will Replace David Letterman?

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:09am

David Letterman announced Thursday that he'll be retiring from his late-night talk show in 2015. So who's best-qualified to take his chair?


    





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Military Weather Satellite Launched After 15-Year Hold

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:09am
A U.S. military weather satellite, refurbished after more than a decade in storage, blasted off aboard an unmanned Atlas 5 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Thursday.
    





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International Space Station Dodges Orbital Junk (Again!)

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:09am
WASHINGTON — The International Space Station had to dodge space junk again — for the second time in less than three weeks.NASA said the station fired its thrusters Thursday afternoon, moving up about half a mile, to avoid some parts from an old Ariane 5 rocket.
    





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States Investigating Data Breach at Experian: Report

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:09am
U.S. attorneys general have launched a multistate investigation into a breach in which criminals gained access to a repository of some 200 million Social Security numbers through a unit of data provider Experian Plc.
    





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Thunder Snap Spurs 19-Game Winning Streak

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:53am

Thunder stopped the Spurs' win streak at 19 as Kevin Durant moved closer to tying Michael Jordan’s record for the most consecutive games with 25-plus points.


    





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Neighbor: Shooter's Wife 'Broke Down' Upon Hearing the News

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:53am

Military officials say 24-year-old Ivan Lopez is believed to have brought his own handgun onto the base.


    





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Subsurface Search for Black Box Under Way

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:07am
Almost two dozen planes and ships trawled 135,000 square miles of ocean Friday trying to find the black box of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.The Australian navy ship Ocean Shield was towing a U.S.
    





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