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Nurse Who Treated American Ebola Patient Is Dead

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:12am
The nurse is the second person in Africa's most populous country to die in the most recent outbreak after treating American consultant Patrick Sawyer.






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Russia Amasses 20,000 Troops on Ukraine's Border: NATO

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 7:01am
"We're not going to guess what's on Russia's mind, but we can see what Russia is doing on the ground - and that is of great concern," NATO said.






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Suspect Held in Murder of American, Two Other Teens

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:43am
Security services last month arrested a Palestinian who they accuse of playing a key role in the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens.






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Mission Accomplished! Spacecraft Reaches Comet After 10 Years

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:22am
The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe made its historic rendezvous with a comet's nucleus on Wednesday after a 10-year, 4 billion-mile journey.
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At the Comet! Probe's 10-Year Mission Is Accomplished

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 6:22am
The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe made its historic rendezvous with a comet's nucleus on Wednesday after a 10-year, 4 billion-mile journey.
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Enormous Mudslide Adds to Japanese Typhoon Damage

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:56am
Driving rain after Typhoon Nakri caused an enormous mudslide that sent a YMCA parking lot diving down a hill in Anan in Japan's Tokushima Prefecture.






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UN Struggles to Find $390 Million Needed for Gaza

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:53am
The UN has requested a total of $390 million in humanitarian aid to respond to the current crisis. It's received less than half that.
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Long Story Short: What Is a Major General?

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:40am
Major General Harold Greene was killed in an attack on an Afghan base. NBC News looks at the history of two-star generals, and explains what kind of work the role entails.






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'Turn on the Light!': Quake Victim Freed After 50 Hours

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:15am
Xiong Zhengfang was pulled from the rubble after the quake devastated rural, farming communities in a mountainous region of Yunnan province.






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The Other Border: More Migrants Risking Lives at Sea

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:14am
Apprehension of illegal migrants from island nations at five-year high because of aggressive smugglers and Raul Castro's relaxed travel restrictions.
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The Other Border: More Migrants Risking Lives at Sea

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:14am
Apprehension of illegal migrants from island nations at five-year high because of aggressive smugglers and Raul Castro's relaxed travel restrictions.
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Double-Decker Driver Was 'Ability Impaired': Cops

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:14am
One of the drivers of the two double-decker buses that collided in Times Square Tuesday afternoon, injuring 14, has been arrested, police say.
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Double Trouble in Paradise: Hawaii Braces for Storms

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 5:04am
Tropical Storm Julio is expected to become a hurricane later Wednesday.
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'Cautiously Optimistic': New Phase Looms in MH370 Hunt

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:50am
Australia’s deputy PM said he was “cautiously optimistic” at finding MH370 as he announced a contract for a new Indian Ocean search.
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First Killer Put to Death Since Botched Execution

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 4:12am
Missouri executes convicted killer and rapist Michael Worthington early Wednesday morning, the first lethal injection since one went awry in Arizona.






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Why Tiger Woods Should Forget About Jack Nicklaus

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:53am
Tiger Woods needs to figure out a way to be healthy again for an extended period of time






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Radio Readings Pinpoint Pluto's Position for Probe

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:42am
Data from an array of antennas in Chile are helping the scientists behind NASA's New Horizons mission determine Pluto's precise position.






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'Ho-Hum Bandit' Jailed Over Bank Robbery Spree

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:32am
Adam Lynch, 37, of Corte Madera, Calif., will spend the next 70 months in prison for his role in seven bank robberies across San Diego County.






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This DH Pitched No Worse Than Team's Real Hurlers

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 3:17am
Much to the delight of those in the White Sox dugout, designated hitter Adam Dunn pitched the final inning of a 16-0 loss to the Texas Rangers.






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Phenom Slams Game-Winning Homer in Big League Debut

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 2:58am
Javier Baez homered in the 12th inning in his major league debut and the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Tuesday night.






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