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How Does Obama's Income Stack Up?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:13pm
How much do we value the leader of the free world?President Barack Obama's 2013 taxes were made public Friday. The president and his family reported $481,098 in income (on which they paid $98,169 income tax, about 19 percent).






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Where Are the Pings? Searchers Report None in 24 Hours

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:13pm
No signals that might be from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet have been heard in 24 hours, the agency coordinating the search said early Saturday.The search zone was narrowed yet again to about 16,000 square miles, down from 22,000 on Thursday and double that the day before.






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Pro-Russia Militias Seize Buildings in Eastern Ukraine

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:26pm

NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin gets a rare look inside the barricades of one of the buildings besieged by protesters in Ukraine.








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Document: GM Engineer OK'd No New Part Number in Ignition Switch Fix

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:26pm
A GM engineer who approved a change to faulty ignition switches in models that have now been recalled also appears to have signed off on not issuing a new number for that changed part, according to an internal company document made public on Friday.






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'You're Terrified': Family Desperate for News of Missing Twin

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:26pm
To answer or not to answer? The decision is torture every time the phone rings at the home of Marisol and Marisa Serrato.






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Detroit Bankruptcy Judge OKs Key Debt Settlement With Banks

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:24pm
A federal bankruptcy judge approved Detroit's plan to settle a bad multimillion-dollar pension debt deal with two banks, a key to restructuring the city 's debt.Judge Steven Rhodes signed off on the agreement on Friday to pay $85 million to UBS and Bank of America.






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Moon-Day! Set Your Clock for a 'Blood Moon' Eclipse and Mars

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:37pm
Monday night's marvels are worth staying up late for: Not only will Mars be bigger and brighter than it's been for more than six years, but you'll also be able to see the first total lunar eclipse in more than two years.






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FBI Investigating Herbalife, Sources Say

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:22pm
The FBI is investigating Herbalife Ltd., the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid scheme, sources familiar with the investigation said Friday.






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Most Expensive U.S. Home Sold for $120 Million

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:22pm
When it first hit the market in May 2013 for $190 million, Copper Beech Farm in Greenwich, Conn., was the most expensive residential listing, ever. Even though it sold for about a third less than the original ask – for $120 million, CTNews.






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Expert: Highway Shooter Firing From Close Range

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 7:22pm

Gun expert weighs in on search for suspected serial shooter targeting Kansas City motorists. Jenna Hanchard reports.








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Who Pays America's Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes?

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
The second biggest cost of home ownership — following the mortgage — is usually property taxes. In 2012, U.S. homeowners paid an average of about $2,800 in property taxes, according to a recent Zillow study.






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First 'Girl Meets World' Trailer Reveals Grown-Up Cory, Topanga

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm

In a first look at the highly anticipated new show, their daughter Riley (Rowan Blanchard) is caught trying to sneak out of the house with BFF Maya.








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Save the Date: Hotels Rush to Create 12/13/14 Wedding Packages

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm

The auspicious date, already a popular day for weddings, is the last sequential calendar date in this century.








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Giant Astronaut Sculpture Looms Over Coachella

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
The "Escape Velocity" moving sculpture by artist group Poetic Kinetics looms over festival-goers on the Empire Polo Field during the first day of the 2014 Coachella Music and Arts Festival on Friday in Indio, Calif.






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NASA Needs Federal OK to Study GM Ignition Flaw

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
NASA says it's not helping GM with the technical issues surrounding an ignition switch defect that has sparked the recall of 2.6 million vehicles — but it stands ready to assist other federal agencies with their investigations.






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Are E-Books Better or Worse Than Print For Kids? Both

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
Those fancy interactive e-books on tablets may not be the improvement over print that they appear to be: Research indicates reading comprehension is higher in kids reading plain old paper books — but that doesn't mean e-books don't have a place in education.






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Nine Charged With Using Malware to Steal Millions From Bank Accounts

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
Nine people have been charged in an alleged international conspiracy that used malicious software to gather bank account details and use the information to steal millions of dollars, including from accounts held at a Nebraska bank, the Department of Justice said on Friday.






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Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact Dwarfed by Earlier Crash

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
Scientists have reconstructed a long-ago asteroid impact that makes the strike that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago look like a playful chuck on the chin.The enormous collision occurred 3.






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Pediatrician Gets Prison for 'Waterboarding' Stepdaughter

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm
GEORGETOWN, Del. — A prominent Delaware pediatrician and best-selling author who punished his 11-year-old stepdaughter using a form of waterboarding was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday.A jury found Dr.






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Monday's Child: Parents Raiding the Calendar for Baby Names

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 6:35pm

Mike Myers' new daughter's name is Sunday, and he's far from the only parent to turn to days of the week or months of the year for inspiration.








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