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24 July 2014

Comic-con 2014: Thursday's big events

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(NBC News) Following Wednesday evening's brief preview, Comic-Con makes the jump to light speed Thursday when the first full day of events kicks-off in San Diego.A celebration of what's hot in comi ...

24 July 2014

Cards for Danny Nickerson

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Mass. --- A young boy from Massachusetts with an inoperable tumor is celebrating his sixth birthday tomorrow (Friday), for a gift, he asked for birthday cards and his request went viral.The response ...

24 July 2014

Burglary: a family affair

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Wis. --- (WTMJ)  A Wisconsin mother has been arrested for breaking into a home with her three young children in tow.Tanya Fawcett is behind bars for breaking into a Racine apartment with her three ...

24 July 2014

Booted for a tweet?

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(KARE)  A Minnesota man and his two children were asked to leave a Southwest Airlines flight in Denver after he tweeted about a boarding disagreement.Duff Watson says he has priority boarding becau ...

24 July 2014

ISIS militants order Iraqi females to undergo genital mutilation

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(NBC News) Militants have ordered all females in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo genital mutilation, the U.N. said Thursday. The Islamic of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) issued the "f ...

24 July 2014

Arizona botches execution

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Ariz. --- (NBC News)  Witnesses say condemned inmate Joseph Rudolf Wood gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday night in Arizona.He was finally pronounced dead almost ...

22 July 2014

To spank or not to spank? TODAY anchors discuss disciplining kids

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(TODAY) A recent New York court ruling that called spanking a “reasonable use of force” has stirred debate among parents over the still widely used form of household discipline.It also brought f ...

22 July 2014

Brotherly love: inspiring bond

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(KTVB)  6-year-old Lucas Aldrich has a rare neurological condition called lissencephaly. It means he'll never walk, talk, or eat on his own.But, Lucas' loving parents are dedicated to making sure h ...

22 July 2014

Tsarnaev friend found guilty

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Boston, Mass. --- (WHDH)  A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of impeding the investigation into the bombing Monday.Azamat Tazhayakov was charged ...

22 July 2014

"My immediate feeling was to kill him"

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Fla. --- (WESH)  The father of an 11-year-old Florida boy who was allegedly raped at the hands of a close family friend says he did what he had to do after walking in on it.The father beat the susp ...