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Apple, Facebook, Other Tech Giants Back Gay Marriage

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:55am
Some of the biggest tech companies in the world want to convince the Supreme Court that gay marriage should be legal in all 50 states.

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The Five Jobs With the Most Growth Potential

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:35am
Five occupations that employers will be hiring for most.

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Film Festival to Honor Best Drone Photography

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:18am
The first-ever New York City Drone Film Festival will take place this weekend. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports.

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NASA Probe Slips Into Orbit Around Dwarf Planet Ceres

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 11:11am
NASA's Dawn spacecraft started orbiting Ceres on Friday, in a manner as cool and quiet as the soft blue glow of its ion thruster.

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Should School Have Barred Boy in '50 Shades' Costume?

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:48am
British boy Liam Scholes was excluded from World Book Day celebrations at Sale High School near Manchester after he dressed up as Christian Grey.
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Philly Cop Gunned Down at GameStop Was Rewarding Son

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:40am
Officer Robert Wilson III was buying his 9-year-old son a video game because he got good grades when the deadly robbery occurred Thursday.
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Iraqi Forces Battle to Wrest Saddam Birthplace From ISIS

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:21am
Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against the ISIS group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit.
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Email Controversy Creates Lasting Issues for Clinton

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:06am
The episode has already revealed a pretty hostile relationship with the political press corps.
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Boko Haram Uses Kids As Bombers, Spies, Killers

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 10:05am
Experts say the Nigerian terror group has an increasing need for soldiers, and more and more uses children to do its killing.

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Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.5% in February

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:52am
The economy defied expectations in February when it created 295,000 jobs, trimming the jobless rate to 5.5 percent, government data showed Friday.

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Dress Meme Used in Anti-Violence Campaign

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:49am
The Salvation Army uses an Internet sensation in a campaign against domestic violence.
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Sex Offender Accused in 'Brutal Rape' of Exotic Dancer

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:34am
A convicted sex offender is suspected of raping an exotic dancer at knife-point in East Windsor early Thursday morning, police said.

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Ford Is 'Very Meticulous' in Flight Preparation, Aviator Says

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:16am
The editor of a popular flight magazine who has flown with Harrison Ford on numerous occasions said the actor is "very cautious and capable."

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Pharrell Changed Story in 'Blurred Lines' Trial: Lawyer

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:16am
Dueling portrayals emerged during closing arguments in the copyright infringement case against filed Singers Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams.

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Delta Flyer Recounts Terror As Plane Slid 'Thousands of Feet'

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 9:14am
A woman who was on the Delta flight that skidded off a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, shared her harrowing experience.

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Germany OKs Quotas for Women on Company Boards

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 8:59am
German legislators have passed a law requiring large companies to allot at least 30 percent of the seats on their boards to women.
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Rape Outrage: Mob Breaks Into Jail and Lynches Suspect

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 8:51am
A mob of several thousand people broke into a high-security prison in India, dragged out a rape suspect and killed him.
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Friday's Top 6 News Stories

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 8:29am
From actor Harrison Ford surviving a plane crash to a passenger plane skidding off a New York City runway, see the stories we're following.

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Four Policewomen Injured in Jerusalem Car 'Attack': Cops

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 5:17am
Four policewomen were injured in Jerusalem on Friday after a suspect ran them over in a car, police said.

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Gangs Running Nightmarish 'Chop-Up' Houses in Drug Hub

Fri, 03/06/2015 - 5:08am
More than 30 dismembered bodies have been found in the Colombian city of Buenaventura since 2013, according to Human Rights Watch.

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