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Hillary Clinton Slams GOP on Voting Rights Ahead of Debate

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 3:07pm
"I don't think I need to watch it," Clinton said on Al Sharpton's radio show of the GOP debate.









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Russian Cyber Attack Targets Pentagon Email Systems: Officials

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 2:53pm
US officials tell NBC News that Russia launched a "sophisticated cyber attack against the Pentagon's Joint Staff unclassified email system which has b









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What to Expect From Tonight's GOP Debate

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 2:39pm
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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FBI Releases Video to Help Solve World's Biggest Art Heist

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 2:18pm
Two men entered Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum on March 18, 1990 and carried off 13 treasures, including three Rembrandts.









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Detroit Boy, 11, Charged in Fatal Shooting of 3-Year-Old

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 1:15pm
The suspect has been charged as a juvenile with manslaughter and for a felony firearm, prosecutors said.









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RNC Quietly Rejects Anti-Gay Marriage Resolution

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 1:03pm
The Republican National Committee's resolutions committee quietly rejected a pair of resolutions critical of homosexuality Wednesday.









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Plane Window Found on Reunion Island: Official

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:56pm
Malaysia's transport minister said Thursday that more aircraft debris, including a plane window, has been collected on Reunion Island.









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Ohio Voters Eager to Evaluate Trump in Cleveland Debate

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:37pm
Ohio may be Gov. John Kasich's stomping grounds, but leading up to the first Republican presidential debate the name on every Ohioan's lips is Donald









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Anti-Vaxxers Fight to Unseat California Senator

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:14pm
Anti-vaxxers have launched a recall effort against State Sen. Richard Pan, who authored SB277, eliminating the personal belief vaccination exemption.









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6 Times Jon Stewart Got Serious on 'The Daily Show'

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:06pm
Stewart's last show airs at 11 p.m. ET Thursday on Comedy Central, with the guest list sure to include some of his fellow comedians.









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Teens Make Friends Online, But Rarely Take Them Offline

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 12:00pm
Teenagers rely on social networks and games to keep in touch with existing friends and make new ones, but online friends generally stay that way.









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Social Security-Medicare Whammy to Hit Retirees

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:56am
Retirees are facing a double whammy next year: no inflation adjustment in Social Security benefits and a 52 percent jump in some Medicare premiums.









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Three Israeli Soldiers Injured in Car Attack: Medics

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:51am
Three Israeli soldiers were hit by the car near Ramallah, while an explosion killed four Palestinians near Rafah.









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Bulldozing Brie! Russia Steamrolls Contraband Cheese

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:51am
Russia slapped a ban on many Western agricultural products in retaliation for U.S. and EU sanctions.









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Paraglider Gets Tangled Near High-Voltage Cable

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:36am
A 22-year-old paraglider in Séprais, Switzerland, prompted a rescue operation after he became entangled on a high voltage power line.









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Expedia-Orbitz Deal Would Hike Costs: Hotel Group

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:24am
The hotel industry challenges proposed merger of travel booking sites Expedia and Orbitz, saying the deal would harm vacationers and hotel owners.









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Democrats Announce 2016 Primary Debate Schedule

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:19am
Six debates









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Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Remembered on 70th Anniversary

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:06am
People in Japan and all over the world remember the first atomic bomb attack in Hiroshima on its 70th anniversary.









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More Rescuers Rush to Area Where 200 Feared Drowned

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:00am
As hopes faded of finding survivors of the latest Mediterranean boat tragedy extra rescue ships were called to the aid of more boats in the same area.









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High Hopes? Egypt Unveils New-and-Improved Suez Canal

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:15am
The canal has long been a symbol of national pride, and Thursday's event underscored the high hopes riding on the estimated $8.5 billion project.









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