Articles tagged with: NBC News

13 November 2014

Mom who punched woman over crying child arrested

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San Francisco, Calif. --- (NBC News) Police have arrested a mother accused of punching a woman outside a Northern California department store last week after the woman complained about her screaming ...

07 November 2014

Obama deploys up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq

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(NBC News) President Barack Obama on Friday authorized the deployment of up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq in an expansion of the American fight against ISIS militants, the Pentagon said. If all 1,500 ...

05 November 2014

Rescued orphaned pup learns "how to be an otter"

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Chicago, Ill. -- (NBC5 Chicago) A sea otter pup found abandoned on a California beach has a new, permanent home at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium. The weeks-old mammal caregivers are calling "Pup 681" ha ...

28 October 2014

Private spaceship bound for space station explodes on launch

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Island, Va. --- (NBC News) A private spaceship bound for the International Space Station exploded shortly after launch on Tuesday. Orbital Sciences' unmanned Cygnus spacecraft exploded as it blaste ...

27 October 2014

Lava triggers evacuation

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Pahoa Village, Hawaii --- (KHNL) Hawaii residents living in the path of the growing Puna lava flow have been ordered to evacuate their homes.Those residents will be kept informed of the flow movemen ...

23 October 2014

Fort Lauderdale latest city to restrict feeding homeless

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Fort Lauderdale, Fla. --- (NBC News) Fort Lauderdale, Florida, approved restrictions overnight on churches and other charitable organizations that feed the homeless, becoming the latest city to impo ...

22 October 2014

'Goodfellas' actor claims 'Simpsons' stole his likeness in lawsuit

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(NBC News) 23 years after "The Simpsons" introduced the Springfield Mafia, actor Frank Sivero has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox Television Studios for basing one of the three animated "wi ...

21 October 2014

Millions affected by airbag recall

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(NBC News)  Safety regulators have issued an urgent alert for millions of drivers. Motorists are being urged to check immediately to see if their vehicle is affected by an airbag recall. Toyota, Ho ...

06 October 2014

Marriage bans fall

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(NBC News)  The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear cases from five states which were seeking a same-sex marriage ban.That means same-sex couples can now get married in Indiana, Oklahom ...

01 October 2014

White mom sues over donor sperm mix-up

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Ohio --- (NBC News) A white Ohio mom is suing a sperm bank for sending her vials from a black donor, saying her biracial 2-year-old will be stigmatized by her family and the "intolerant" town where ...