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35 Dead After Ferry Capsizes Just 650 Feet From Port

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 4:49am
At least 35 people died after a ferry capsized after leaving a port in the Philippines on Thursday, the country's coast guard told NBC News.









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Train Carrying 'Flammable and Toxic Gas' Derails, Burns

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:59am
More than 1,000 residents have been evacuated after a freight train car carrying highly flammable and toxic gas derailed and caught fire in Tennessee.









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Doomed Plane's Pilot Switched Off Wrong Engine: Officials

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 3:14am
The captain of a TransAsia Airways plane mistakenly switched off its only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, investigators say.









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Suspect Detained in Couple's 'Foul Play' Disappearance

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 2:54am
Michael and Tina Careccia have been missing since June 22, and their dusty abandoned car was found a half-mile from their Maricopa home.









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Crackdown: Escapees' Prison Gets New Boss, New Rules

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 1:44am
The prison's superintendent and 11 other staff members were placed on leave after the stunning jail break that prompted a 22-day manhunt in New York.









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Woman Rescued From Cliff Crash 2 Days After Accident

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:32am
The 40-year-old Simi Valley woman was found in her SUV after a jogger hears cries for help, 2 days after her vehicle plummeted off a Malibu cliff.









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Feds Look Into Possible Airline Scheme to Keep Fares High

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:13am
The Department of Justice is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats which keeps airfares high.









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Robot Grabs and Crushes Man to Death at VW Plant

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:28pm
Prosecutors are investigating the death of a worker who was crushed by a robotic system he was setting up at a Volkswagen plant in Germany.









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Another Swimmer Attacked by Shark Off N.C. Coast

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:10pm
The unidentified man was injured Wednesday on his left lower torso and hip, lower left leg and both hands.









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Blessing Given: Episcopalians OK Gay Marriage in Churches

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:18pm
The measure passed by an overwhelming margin at the denomination's national assembly in Salt Lake City on Wednesday.









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Bloody Hell! England Loses World Cup Semis on Own Goal

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 9:16pm
England Knocks Itself from Women's World Cup on Late Own Goal.









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Wrist-Worn Device Instantly Inflates to Prevent Drowning

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:10pm
Anyone can find themselves in danger underwater. Kingii is a wrist-worn device that inflates instantly when activated and brings you to the surface.









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Snap! White House Just Made Big Change to Tours

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 8:01pm
For the first time in 40 years, visitors to the White House can take pictures and post to social media during public tours of "the nation's house."









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Man Who Saved Hundreds of Children During Holocaust Dies

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:47pm
Winton arranged trains to take children from Nazi-occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost certain death. And he kept quiet about it for half a century.









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Dolphin Leaps Into Family's Boat, Breaks Mom's Ankles

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:44pm
A California family's Father's Day outing at sea turned into pure chaos when a dolphin swimming next to their boat leaped inside.









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Macy's Cuts Ties With Donald Trump Over Mexico Comments

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:29pm
The retailer objected to Trump's controversial comments about Mexico and Mexicans during his presidential campaign announcement.









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Gunman Killed Trying to Rob Ex-Reporters in Albuquerque

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:19pm
Police told NBC News that former reporter Chuck de Caro shot and killed a man who tried to rob him and his wife, former news anchor Lynne Russell.









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Kids With ADHD Getting Wrong Drugs, Study Finds

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:07pm
Kids with ADHD may be getting strong antipsychotic medications meant to treat diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a new study finds.









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Mentally Ill Ex-Prosecutor Kills Mom With Crowbar: Sheriff

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:57pm
Palm Beach County Sheriff's officials say a 49-year-old former prosecutor beat his parents with a crowbar, killing his 83-year-old mother.









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A Drone Airplane for Mars? Red Planet Ideas Take Flight

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 5:46pm
Will drone gliders fly over Mars? Is it feasible to build a Red Planet habitat? When can NASA start sending Mars-o-nauts? Find out what's in the air.









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