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Turkish Court Orders Halt to Twitter Ban

MSNBC: Tech & science - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:48pm
A Turkish court ordered the telecommunications authority to restore access to Twitter on Wednesday, issuing an injunction five days after the government blocked access to the social network.
    





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10 need-to-know things about our solar system

FOX News: SciTech - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:48pm
Our understanding about the universe and our place in it has changed over time.
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Facebook Shares Drop More Than 6% On Oculus Deal

FOX News: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:48pm
Facebook Inc. shares fell more than 5% Wednesday in response to a $2 billion deal to buy virtual reality tech firm Oculus VR Inc. Shares, which closed just above their 50-day moving average Tuesday before the announcement, fell 6.4% to $60.72 in recent activity on high volume.
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House Dems attempt to force vote on bipartisan immigration reform bill

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:44pm

The GOP is reluctant to vote on the divisive issue in an election year, especially with all signs pointing to major gains for Republicans in the November midterms.

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Obama, Congress working on changes to NSA

CNN: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:40pm
President Barack Obama and congressional leaders said Tuesday they will propose changes to the National Security Agency that would end its sweeping collection of bulk telephone records.
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Gov. Snyder: Michigan won't recognize same-sex marriages

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:39pm

Gov. Rick Snyder says Michigan won't recognize more than 300 same-sex marriages performed last weekend.

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Emergency Chief: Sometimes Massive Mudslides 'Just Happen'

MSNBC: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:38pm
A county official said Wednesday that people living in the path of Saturday's massive mudslide "knew the risk" and that sometimes catastrophes "just happen.
    





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U.S., other powers kick Russia out of G8

CNN: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:36pm
President Barack Obama and other world leaders have decided to end Russia's role in the group of leading industrialized nations, the White House said Monday.
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Ghitis: How Obama can save the day

CNN: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:32pm
Frida Ghitis says that while he's in Europe President Obama must reinvigorate the Atlantic alliance and put its enemies on notice.
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Ex-Virginia governor, wife request separate trials

TriCities.com - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:29pm
Attorneys said Maureen McDonald would invoke marital privilege, preventing her husband from talking about their conversations.
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President's European tour

CNN: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:28pm
Obama's European tour
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School lets bald girl back in

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:21pm
A school allowed a third-grader who was suspended for shaving her head to support her friend battling cancer to return.
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Terror after landslide: Stories of the victims

CNN: Top Stories - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:21pm
Somewhere in the debris is William Welsh. "My husband is a survivor, and I believe in him," his wife Barbara Welsh says. He is one of up to 176 people unaccounted for in the massive landslide
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Treasury Sells 5-year Debt To Solid Demand

FOX News: Business - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:16pm
The Treasury Department sold $35 billion in 5-year notes Wednesday at a yield of 1.715%, a result that many bond market observers consider "solid."
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More than 120 objects spotted in plane search

CNN: World - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:15pm
New satellite images provided by a French defense firm show 122 objects floating in the southern Indian Ocean, not far from other satellite sightings that could be related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the Malaysian transport minister said Wednesday.
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Mudslide Community 'Humbled Beyond Belief'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:09pm

An emotional John Pennington, the Snohomish County, Wash., Director of Emergency Management says that the community hit by a deadly mudslide is "humbled beyond belief."








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Wash. Official: Residents Knew Landslide Risks

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:09pm

In a briefing, John Pennington, emphasizes that prior to the deadly mudslide, members of the community felt safe and were aware that the area was prone to landslides.








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Emergency Chief: Sometimes Massive Mudslides 'Just Happen'

MSNBC: U.S. news - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:09pm
A county official said Wednesday that people living in the path of Saturday's massive mudslide "knew the risk" and that sometimes catastrophes "just happen.






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Obama: U.S. and Europe united over Ukraine crisis

CNN: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:07pm
The rapidly unfolding crisis in Ukraine is set to be the focus of talks between U.S. President Barack Obama and European Union leaders Wednesday in Brussels, Belgium.
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Ukraine's Parliament ousts defense minister

CNN: Politics - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 1:06pm
Ukrainian lawmakers on Tuesday dismissed acting Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh over his handling of the Crimea crisis following Russia's annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.
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