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Pistorius Apologizes to 'Reeva's Family'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 9:30am

Oscar Pistorius took the stand at his murder trial and apologized for the"pain, sorrow and emptiness" he had caused slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's family.








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Is It The Black Box? 'It Will Be Extremely Difficult to Recover'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:43am
The news that a pinger locator has detected signals consistent with transmissions from an aircraft black box is “very encouraging” but the mystery of missing Flight MH370 remains far from being solved, an aviation expert said Monday.






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Oscar Pistorius: My Car Was Shot At, Dad Was 'Hijacked Twice'

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:43am
Oscar Pistorius told his murder trial how he had once been shot at while driving on a highway, adding that "everybody in South Africa has been exposed to crime."The sprinter recounted seeing "the muzzle flash" and hearing a bang while he was behind the wheel of his car.






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How to Fix Rehab: Expert Who Lost Son to Addiction Has a Plan

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:43am
Editor's note: This story is part of a series, Hooked: America's Heroin Epidemic, that will be featured on NBC News from April 7-9. The call came on a Saturday, a day after Thomas McLellan told an auditorium of graduate students to rethink the science of addiction.






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Be Wary of Awesome and Scathing Online Reviews

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 8:12am
User review sites like Yelp and Tripadvisor can be a boon for people looking for a stylish haircut, authentic Thai curry or dog-friendly hotel, but savvy users say it takes a little detective work to keep from being led astray by false kudos or criticisms.






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Young Immigrants: Impulsive or Obama's Conscience?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:57am
President Barack Obama stepped back to give Republicans room to pass immigration reform and in swooped the impatience of youth.






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Chicago Cubs Mascot Slugs Bar Patron

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:42am

A man dressed as “Billy Cub,” an unofficial mascot of the Chicago Cubs, punched a patron in a bar after the man removed the head of the costume.








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Millions of Americans Aren't Working. Why?

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:42am
It's the million-worker mystery.A large chunk of American adults are no longer in the labor force.






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KNOW IT ALL: Monday's Top Stories at NBC News

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:42am
Good morning and happy Monday. Here are six of the top stories we are following this morning at NBC News:1.






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Hollywood Icon Mickey Rooney Dead at 93

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 7:42am

Mickey Rooney, a Hollywood legend who had one of the longest careers of any actor in American film, has died. He was 93.








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Ukraine Accuses Russian Soldier of Killing Navy Officer

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:55am
A Russian soldier has shot dead a Ukrainian naval officer in eastern Crimea, Ukraine's Defense Ministry said on Monday, in one of few fatalities reported since Russia took control of the Black Sea peninsula.The ministry gave few details of the death late on Sunday in the town of Novofyodorovka.






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Reeva Steenkamp's Mom 'Stony-Faced' as Oscar Pistorius Testfies

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:55am
Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius took the stand on Monday at his murder trial and said sorry to the parents, family and friends of slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.






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Duchess Shows Off Prince George on Trip Down Under

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:55am
Britain's Prince George embarked on his first official tour Monday as his proud parents showed off their eight-month-old son in Wellington, New Zealand.






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Pistorius Takes Stand, Apologizes to Reeva's Family

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:39am
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius took the stand at his murder trial on Monday and apologized for the"pain, sorrow and emptiness" he had caused slain girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's family.






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'Miracles Do Happen': Malaysia Won't Rule Out MH370 Survivors

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 6:08am
Malaysia's transport minister called possible pings that might be linked to missing Flight MH370 the "most promising lead we have had" on Monday and said he was unable to rule out that some of its passengers remained alive.






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401 IP, 500 Ks: New Record for Dominant Darvish

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:52am

Rangers ace Yu Darvish reached a pretty cool milestone in his 2014 regular-season debut against the Rays.








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'High Water Rescues' as Flash Floods Hit Alabama

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:52am
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'Tormented' Oscar Pistorius Weeps, Retches in Court

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:21am
Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius got emotional in the dock on Monday as more graphic images of the night he killed his girlfriend were shown in court.Earlier, his defense called pathologist Jan Botha to the stand.






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Nationalist Banned by U.S. Likely to Lead Largest Democracy India

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:06am
The world's largest democracy and staunch American ally India looks set to elect a new prime minister who has been barred from entering the U.S. over deadly religious riots.About 815 million people are expected to cast their votes in India’s general election that begins Monday.






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Tornado Watches Issued for La., Fla., Ala., Miss.

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 5:06am
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