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Did A 19th-Century Brothel Tunnel Cause A Sinkhole In Dublin?

Fri, 2015-04-03 06:27

An Irish historian says "there are tunnels under here going down Dame Street which are linked to the Bank of Ireland up the block, which was formerly the House of Commons and the House of Lords."

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If A Caller Says, 'I Am With The IRS,' He's Not

Fri, 2015-04-03 05:56

The IRS says if you are surprised to be getting a call from the agency, it's not them on the line. Don't fall for it! Scammers are trying to trick you into giving up personal information or cash.

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Netanyahu: In Any Final Deal, Iran Must Recognize Israel's Right To Exist

Fri, 2015-04-03 05:28

The Israeli prime minister, who has long called Iran an existential threat, reiterated his opposition to the framework agreement Iran reached with six world powers over its nuclear program.

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Economy Adds A Disappointing 126,000 Jobs In March.

Fri, 2015-04-03 04:35

The monthly numbers from the Labor Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics was well short of the 245,000 jobs economists had expected.

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Sailor, Missing For 66 Days, Rescued Off Hatteras By Passing Ship

Fri, 2015-04-03 04:27

Louis Jordan, who sailed out of a small marina in South Carolina in late January, had not been heard from until Thursday. That's when he was spotted on the upturned hull of his sailboat.

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Kenya Copes With Deadliest Attack Since 1998 Bombing

Fri, 2015-04-03 04:14

Students are debating whether to return to Garissa University College. A teachers' union says the school should shut down.

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Accelerated Toward Crash, Officials Say

Fri, 2015-04-03 02:51

France's aviation safety agency says co-pilot Andreas Lubitz "changed the automatic pilot settings to increase the speed of the airplane in its descent" before last week's deadly crash.

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Fights On 'Religious Freedom' And Gay Rights Are Costing Republicans

Fri, 2015-04-03 02:03

The party and its leading 2016 contenders are finding themselves between a rock and hard place on Indiana's and Arkansas' recently amended laws.

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The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same As 'Mad Men' Winds Down

Fri, 2015-04-03 01:05

AMC's award-winning drama Mad Men returns for its final seven episodes Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these last few installments explore how little people change, even in tumultuous times.

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March Employment Report Expected To Show Continued Job Growth

Thu, 2015-04-02 23:44

Over the past year, the economy has added more than 200,000 jobs each month. That level of job creation hasn't happened since a 13-month run that began in 1994.

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2 New York Women Arrested Over Bomb Plot

Thu, 2015-04-02 15:50

Prosecutors said the two women intended to use a homemade bomb for an attack. One of the women once wrote a poem published in an al-Qaida magazine.

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Nixon's 'Western White House' Up For Sale

Thu, 2015-04-02 14:16

Hom Sotheby's International has listed the 5.45-acre oceanfront estate for $75 million. President Nixon bought the property early in his presidency, and lived there after resigning from office.

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Americans Support Iran Talks, But Doubt They'll Prevent A Weapon

Thu, 2015-04-02 13:57

President Obama said "solid majorities support a diplomatic resolution" with Iran. That's true to an extent. When you scratch beneath the surface, it's more complicated.

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Mourning The Matzo: Iconic N.Y. Factory To Leave Former Jewish Hub

Thu, 2015-04-02 13:47

It's the end of an era: After nearly a century, the Streit's matzo factory is leaving Manhattan's Lower East Side. This Passover will be its last there. Streit's plans to move to a new factory.

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Drug-Resistant Food Poisoning Lands In The U.S.

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:52

Travelers are bringing a nasty bacterial disease to the U.S. and spreading it to others. The bacteria cause bad diarrhea and are tough to treat because they're resistant to the top antibiotic.

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Alabama Man To Be Released After 30 Year On Death Row

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:42

Anthony Ray Hinton was convicted in the 1985 murders of two fast-food employees based almost exclusively on ballistics evidence that has since been deemed unreliable.

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Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine's Displaced Citizens

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:37

People fleeing the fighting in the separatist cities of Donetsk and Luhansk are big burden for Ukraine's financially strained government, but Kharkiv residents are stepping up to help.

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The Iranian Nuclear Deal: It Isn't Just About The Nukes

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:33

President Obama has sought a less hostile relationship with Iran since entering. The nuclear framework agreement points to the possibility of broader cooperation that could reorder the Middle East.

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Iran Talks: In Tehran, Blaring Horns, Chants, Cheers

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:29

The public reaction so far in the Iranian capital to the preliminary agreement Iran and six world powers have reached on the Islamic republic's nuclear program has been positive.

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If You Know Where The Missing $6 Million Is, Please Tell Sierra Leone

Thu, 2015-04-02 12:28

Funds allocated to fight Ebola have vanished into thin air. That kind of funny money business happens all too often when disaster strikes and donations roll in.

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