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Pakistan's Taliban Launches 'Quality' English Magazine

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:42am
Pakistan's Taliban has submitted its own English-language magazine to the pile of jihadi militant periodicals.
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Wednesday's Top 6 News Stories

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:34am
From the quarantine controversy for Ebola health care workers to the lava threatening a Hawaiian community, see the stories we're following.

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Defiant Ebola Nurse: I Will Not Be 'Bullied by Politicians'

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:16am
Nurse Kaci Hickox, who remains symptom-free after treating Ebola patients in West Africa, tells TODAY's Matt Lauer she won't obey Maine’s quarantine order.

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Defiant Dribbles: Saudi Women Shoot Hoops to Gain Rights

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 7:15am
Women's basketball is gaining in popularity in Saudi Arabia, a kingdom rife with public restrictions on female movement and activity.
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MH370 Hunt Done in Zone Five Times Size of Lake Tahoe

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:37am
The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has now covered an area five times the size of Lake Tahoe, officials said Wednesday.

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Substitute Teacher Accused of Using N-Word in Class

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:18am
A substitute teacher in a Chicago suburb is being accused of using a racial slur when speaking to a group of eighth graders.

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Sex-Assault Spree Suspect Nabbed After Crashing Car

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:07am
Gregory Lewis of Southbridge, Massachusetts, was wanted for child rape and other charges. He was arrested in New York, authorities say.

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Disease Wars: Why U.S. Ebola Fight Should Shift to Africa

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 5:01am
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf tells NBC News' Chris Jansing that mandatory quarantines are an overreaction due to fear.

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X-Ray Reveals Turtle Pendant in Sick Tortoise's Belly

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:56am
“When I saw the X-ray, I thought the staff was playing a joke on me,” veterinarian Dr. Don Harris said.
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The Economy Matters: Georgia's Election Heats Up

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:52am
Georgia has the highest unemployment rate in the country. That's the backdrop for two surprisingly competitive races for Senate and for governor

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'Activity of Concern' for White House Computer Network

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:21am
No systems have been damaged, but some in the Executive Office of the President have limited connectivity after suspicious activity was detected.

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Dad Sues After School Suspends Girl Over Ebola Fear

Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:35am
A Connecticut dad filed a federal lawsuit saying his third grade daughter was unfairly suspended from school amid Ebola fears over a trip to Nigeria.

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Royals Crush Giants to Force World Series Game 7

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:34pm
The Kansas City Royals went up big and early on the San Francisco Giants to force a World Series Game 7.

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Secret Service Prostitution Investigator Quits Under Cloud

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 11:13pm
Two sources confirmed the investigator in charge of the Homeland Security review of the Secret Service scandal faced prostitution claims of his own.

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Man Beheads Woman, Jumps in Front of Train in NY

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:58pm
The deaths in a Secatogue, Long Island, home and also on the nearby Long Island Rail Road tracks are being investigated as a murder-suicide.

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Jose Canseco Shoots Self in Hand While Cleaning Gun

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:44pm
Las Vegas Metro Police said the injury to the former baseball star's left hand was "serious" but it there is no criminality involved.

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School Cafeteria May Remain Closed After Shootings

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 10:18pm
The Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, where a freshman killed two students and himself last week, could be remodeled or "repurposed."
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Texas Officer Kills Self in Gun Range Accident

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:32pm
The Bexar County Sheriff's Office says an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the groin at an area gun range Monday.

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Liberian President: U.S. Ebola Quarantines an 'Overreaction'

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 9:24pm
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf also expressed concern about the stigmatizing of Liberians living abroad.

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Warriors Owner Sorry for 'Hoodish' Remark

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 8:55pm
Peter Guber says he meant to say "Yiddish" as a language he planned to learn in the future in an email.

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