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Claudio Lavanga: L'Aquila Still a Ghost Town

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 7:39am

NBC News’ Claudio Lavanga visits the central Italian town that was devastated by an earthquake 5-years ago.


    





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New Jersey Mom Stashed Booze in Baby Stroller, Police Say

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 6:53am

Officers later allegedly found a sealed bottle of vodka in her purse in the baby's stroller and empty beer cans in a bag underneath.


    





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Mormon Women Turned Away From All-Male Priesthood Meeting

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 6:22am
SALT LAKE CITY - Hundreds of Mormon women who want ecclesiastical equality were denied admittance to a male-only session of their faith's spring conference on Saturday, in their bid to promote the ordination of women into the lay priesthood.
    





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Series of Small Earthquakes Rattles Oklahoma in Seismic Record

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 5:51am
Earthquakes rattled residents in Oklahoma on Saturday, the latest in a series that have put the state on track for record quake activity this year, which some seismologists say may be tied to oil and gas exploration.One earthquake recorded at 3.8 magnitude by the U.S.
    





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U.S. to Send Two Warships to Japan to Counter North Korea

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 5:36am
TOKYO - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a two-pronged warning to Asia Pacific nations Sunday, announcing that the U.S. will send two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan to counter the North Korean threat, and saying China must better respect its neighbors.
    





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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370's Secrets Buried With Black Box

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 4:50am
Deep down, amid the profound blackness of an ocean at the bottom of the world, the final signals are fading from a metal box.
    





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Sounders Tie Timbers With Two Goals in Five Minutes

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 4:19am

Giving up goals in the 85th and 87th minutes to complete a Clint Dempsey hat trick, the Timbers saw a two-goal lead descend into a 4-4 draw.


    





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Bobcats Clinch Playoffs in OT Win Over Cavs

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 3:49am

Al Jefferson scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats clinched a playoff spot with a 96-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.


    





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Twins Manager Gardenhire Joins 1,000-Win Club

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 2:32am

Ron Gardenhire became the 60th manager in baseball history to win 1,000 games, but only the eighth to do it with the same team.


    





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6-Year-Old Boy Held Under Water Dies Days Later

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 2:32am

A woman is accused of drowning her two sons, who lingered for days before dying.


    
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Maryland Steps Closer to Decriminalizing Marijuana

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 2:01am

The Maryland House of Delegates has voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana, though differences with a Senate bill remain.


    





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Derby Preview? Wicked Strong Captures Wood Memorial

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 1:30am

In one of the key races leading up to the Kentucky Derby, Wicked Strong was able to hold off Social Inclusion.


    





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More 'Acoustic Events' Reported in Hunt for Jet

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 1:14am
Two ships looking for the Malaysian Airlines jet now have picked up faint acoustic signals, but it’s still very uncertain whether those came from the missing aircraft’s black boxes, a leader of the search effort said Sunday.
    





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Kentucky Slips By Wisconsin for NCAA Title Berth

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 11:58pm

A three-pointer by Aaron Harrison with 5.7 seconds left lifted the Wildcats into the championship game against UConn.


    





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Archbishop Archbishop Will Sell $2.2 Million Mansion to Quell Uproar

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:41pm
SMYRNA, Ga. — Trying to appease angry parishioners, the Roman Catholic archbishop of Atlanta said Saturday that he will sell a $2.2 million mansion just three months after he moved in.
    





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'God Has Not Forgotten Us': Slide Victims' Services Begin

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:41pm
Family and friends gathered Saturday at the first memorial services for victims of the massive Washington mudslide, as crews continued their search for more than a dozen people still missing.
    





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As Battery-Powered Signal Fades, Crews Caught in Race Against Time

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 10:41pm
Four weeks after a Malaysia jetliner headed to Beijing went missing, time is running out for the flight data recorders' pulse signaling system, as their batteries are expected to give out any day.So-called black boxes are designed to emit sonic pings for roughly 30 days to aid searchers.
    





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Civil Rights Museum Reopens

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 9:24pm

The National Civil Rights Museum reopens and hopes to teach newer generations the nation’s civil rights’ narrative.


    





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Authorities Look for Lessons From Fort Hood Shooting

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 9:24pm

Many question why the deadly shooting happened, how it could have been prevented and what it means.


    





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Rescuers Fight to Save Sick Baby Stranded at Sea

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 9:24pm

A family’s sailing trip around the world goes awry when its vessel breaks down and its youngest member gets sick.


    





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