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25 September 2014

Magnitude-6.2 earthquake shakes Alaska, no tsunami expected

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Anchorage, Alaska --- (NBC News) A magnitude-6.2 earthquake shook parts of southern Alaska Thursday, including the state's largest city, but authorities said no tsunami activity is expected. The qua ...

25 September 2014

3 Firefighters die on same day from 9/11 illnesses

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(NBC News) Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released on Sept. 11, ...

25 September 2014

Backlash brews over Obama's coffee cup salute

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President Barack Obama is taking some heat for what some people are saying was a somewhat less-than-respectful salute as he disembarked from Marine One in New York City. As he descended the stairs, ...

25 September 2014

Arab woman led ISIS airstrike mission

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(NBC News) The first female fighter pilot for the United Arab Emirates led the airstrike mission against ISIS alongside the United States earlier this week, NBC News reported. Maj. Mariam Al Mansour ...

24 September 2014

Tony Stewart not indicted in racetrack death

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(NBC News) NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will not face criminal charges for his role in the death of fellow racer Kevin Ward — who prosecutors said was under the influence of drugs when he was killed ...

24 September 2014

Teen arrested for raping teacher at school

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Fla. --- (NBC News) A South Dade Senior High School student who police say sexually assaulted a teacher at the South Florida school after hours is now facing several charges. Victor Marshall Nash, 1 ...

24 September 2014

Drained bank accounts follow Home Depot breach

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(NBC News) Some customers’ bank accounts have been drained as a result of the large data breach at Home Depot Inc., The Wall Street Journal reported.. Criminals are also using stolen card informat ...

23 September 2014

War on ISIS widens

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(NBC News)  The war on ISIS has widened. U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday.The first attacks also targeted other jihad groups accused of plotting terrorist attacks against th ...

23 September 2014

Children locked away

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Westgate, Iowa --- (KWWL)  A Westgate, Iowa has been arrested for child endangerment after investigators say he locked five children in a room and left them there for more than 24 hours.The Fayette ...

23 September 2014

Adorable puppy stars in poignant beer commercial

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A new commercial stars a cute puppy with an important message to share. It might make you cry, and smile, all within a few seconds.The ad from Budweiser shows a dog named Cooper and his owner, who a ...