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Hale to the 'Veep': 8 Questions for the Best Body Man on TV

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:13am

Tony Hale won an Emmy for playing America's favorite body man on "Veep." When the show returns on Sunday, Gary--and his bag--will be back.


    





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Missing MH370: British Nuclear Submarine Joins Hunt for Jet

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:13am
A British nuclear submarine has joined the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 almost one month into the daunting hunt for the missing jet carrying 239 people.
    





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'Heroic' Female Police Officer Confronted Fort Hood Gunman

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 5:13am
A female military police officer who ended Wednesday’s Fort Hood shooting rampage by confronting the gunman was praised as “heroic” by army commanders.The officer was only 20 feet from the shooter – named by officials as 34-year-old Iraq veteran Ivan A.
    
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Microsoft Offers Windows for Free on Phones and Small Tablets

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:42am
Microsoft just announced that Windows is now a free operating system for mobile phones and tablets with screens smaller than 9 inches. What does this mean for you? More and cheaper devices.
    





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Teacher at Christian School Accused of Sex With Student, 14

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:42am

Biology teacher allegedly told police he had engaged in inappropriate behavior with the girl at school, including kissing during her lunch breaks.


    





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Unlucky Break: Hail Shatters Car Windows at Casino

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:42am
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Jeter's Goodbye Gifts from Astros: Cowboy Boots, Hat, Golf Clubs

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:26am

Like Chipper Jones and Mariano Rivera before him, Derek Jeter will get gifts at every road park he visits during his farewell season. First up was Houston.


    





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Mariners Outscore Angels 26-8 in Three-Game Sweep

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:26am

James Paxton pitched seven scoreless innings of two-hit ball and Robinson Cano drove in his first run for the Mariners in an 8-2 victory on Wednesday.


    





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U.S. Secretly Built 'Cuban Twitter' to Stir Unrest, AP Reports

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:26am
The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned.
    





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Is Salt Healthy? Are Mammograms Useful? #AskNBCNews

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:26am

Watch the full replay of the webcast hosted by NBC News' Anne Thompson and Dr. Nancy Snyderman, as they answer your questions on the controversy of the no-salt diet and the value of mammograms.


    





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Israel Bans Bar Rafaeli's Puppet Ad Over 'Sexual Insinuations'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 4:10am

A local television commercial for fashion brand Hoodies has been banned from airing during primetime, which ends at 10 p.m., after it was deemed too racy.


    





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Mexico Rallies From Two Goals Down to Earn Draw With U.S.

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:39am

The match served a pre-World Cup tuneup for both teams as they evaluate players to be on their respective rosters.


    





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Jonathan Papelbon Walks in Winning Run, Chalks it up to Bad Luck

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:39am

The game’s highest paid reliever gave up three runs on four hits and two walks to blow a 3-1 lead and take a loss against the Rangers on Wednesday.


    





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Pirates Prevail Over Cubs After 16 Innings, Almost Six Hours

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:24am

According to Baseball-Reference’s Play Index, it was the fourth 16-inning game to take place within the first two games of the season over the last 100 years.


    





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Price of a PB&J Takes Sharp Rise

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:24am
As fans brown bag it Wednesday in honor of National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, it turns out the childhood staple isn't quite the bargain it used to be.Prices of two of the main ingredients have jumped during the last decade.
    





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Seattle's Sports Teams Go to Bat for Washington Mudslide Victims

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:24am
Seattle sports teams are pitching in to help the beleaguered residents of communities devastated by last month's deadly Washington mudslides — not only by donating and raising hundreds of thousands of dollars, but also by giving the region's children a rare reason to smile.
    





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Putin Officially Divorces His Wife Lyudmila

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 3:24am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has formally divorced his wife Lyudmila after more than 30 years of marriage, Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday, following a surprise breakup announcement last year."The divorce has taken place," Dmitry Peskov said, without giving any further details.
    





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Chile Rocked Again by Powerful Earthquake

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 2:53am
A powerful earthquake struck off northern Chile late Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said — prompting an evacuation of the coastal area and raising fears of tsunamis.The 7.6-magnitude temblor — the largest of a series of aftershocks following a massive and deadly 8.
    





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Chile Rocked Again by Powerful Earthquake

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:35am
A powerful earthquake struck off northern Chile late Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said — prompting an evacuation of the coastal area and raising fears of tsunamis.The 7.6-magnitude temblor — the largest of a series of aftershocks following a massive and deadly 8.
    





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Parks and Rec Workers Blast Away Winter's Remnants

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 1:20am
It's time to begin cleaning up as a seemingly endless winter appears to have finally given way to the beginnings of spring.Spokane Parks and Recreation workers gave winter the boot on Tuesday, using industrial leaf blowers to clear winter debris and leaves from Audubon Park in Spokane, Wash.
    





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