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Penguins Clinch Metropolitan Division by Doubling Up Jets

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:53am

With a pair of assists, captain Sidney Crosby is up to a league-best 102 points on the season.


    





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

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:53am
Good morning — and TGIF. Here are some of the top stories NBC News is following this Friday:What set off the Fort Hood shooter?
    





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Whales Could Hamper Underwater Hunt for Black Box

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:37am
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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Fort Hood Seeks Donations For Welfare Groups After Shooting

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:06am
The army base grappling with the aftermath of its second deadly gun rampage in less than five years has requested donations for military support groups.
    





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Woman Died Trying to Escape Morgue Freezer: Lawsuit

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 7:06am

"She was put into that body bag while she was alive," attorney says. "The cold from the ... morgue woke her up and she was fighting her way out when she died."


    





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Caught on Camera: Shoplifter Strips to Escape

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:51am

Surveillance video captures the manager grabbing the man’s arms when he tried to flee Family Dollar store,


    





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Security Cameras in Hoboken Haven't Worked for Years, City Says

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:51am

Official confirms that cameras in Hoboken, N.J., went offline nearly four years ago, after a contract expired with the company that maintained the network.


    





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Formula One Star Schumacher 'Awakening' After Serious Ski Crash

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:35am
GRENOBLE, France - Retired Formula One star Michael Schumacher now "shows moments of consciousness and awakening," more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident.Manager Sabine Kehm said in a statement that "Michael is making progress on his way.
    





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McDonald's Closes Crimea Branches Due to 'Reasons Beyond Our Control'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:20am
McDonald's has closed its restaurants in Crimea, the fast food giant said on Friday, the latest international company to scale back operations in the peninsula recently annexed by Russia.
    





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Fort Hood Shooting: Another Victim Expected To Leave Hospital

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:20am
A wounded survivor of the Fort Hood shooting was expected to leave hospital Friday, but three others remained in serious condition, doctors said.
    





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Tornadoes Reported from Texas to Illinois in Three-Hour Span

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:20am
Tornadoes were reported from Texas to Illinois late Thursday with the region also battered by high winds and baseball-sized hail.Meteorologists received eight reports of twisters touching down during a three-hour period, according to the National Weather Service.
    





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McDonald's Suspends Work in Crimea For 'Manufacturing Reasons'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:04am
McDonald's has suspended work at its restaurants in Crimea because of "manufacturing reasons," the company announced Friday.
    





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Journalist Shot Dead, Another Injured in Afghanistan

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 6:04am
KABUL, Afghanistan -- A police officer shot two foreign journalists in eastern Afghanistan on Friday, killing one and wounding the other.
    





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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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