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NBC News - Breaking News & Top Stories - Latest World, US & Local News

NBC News - Breaking News & Top Stories - Latest World, US & Local News | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Go to NBCNews.com for breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture.
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U.S. Activists: Stop Congress from Chopping Conservation Funding | World Wildlife Fund

U.S. Activists: Stop Congress from Chopping Conservation Funding | World Wildlife Fund | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Urge your members of Congress to support international conservation and climate change programs in the federal budget.
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Looming large: Stunning photo of One World Trade Center shows New York's tallest building breaking through the clouds

Looming large: Stunning photo of One World Trade Center shows New York's tallest building breaking through the clouds | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
The World Trade Center will stand 1,776 feet tall when it opens next year. Crews are currently working to install the spire of the tower, which will stand 408 feet above the tower's 104 floors.
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Francis the First: World reacts to a new pontiff - NBCNews.com

Francis the First: World reacts to a new pontiff - NBCNews.com | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
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“I'm happy that they were able to come to a choice as quickly as they did,” House Speaker John Boehner, who is a Catholic, told NBC News.
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Congress won’t face pay cut in sequester

Congress won’t face pay cut in sequester | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
COLUMN |There is some mystery as to why lawmakers’ pay can’t be cut, but it isn’t going to happen.
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Mapping the future: Climate change, water scarcity may lead to food insecurity, says expert – The Express Tribune

Mapping the future: Climate change, water scarcity may lead to food insecurity, says expert – The Express Tribune | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
SUPARC­O using remote sensin­g, space techno­logy applic­ations to tackle issue.
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Climate Change is Biggest Threat, Says Top Navy Commander in Pacific

Climate Change is Biggest Threat, Says Top Navy Commander in Pacific | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
The top US Navy commander in the Pacific says that global climate change is likely to be our biggest security threat in the region.
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Statistical physics offers a new way to look at climate

Statistical physics offers a new way to look at climate | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
New research suggests that statistical simulations rooted in basic physics could make for new climate models that are more useful and require less brute-force computing power.

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Palestinian-only buses on West Bank stir controversy

Palestinian-only buses on West Bank stir controversy | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
JERUSALEM -- Israel is under fire from civil rights groups after launching a new West Bank transportation service for Palestinians that is expected to keep them off the buses used by Jewish settlers.
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Bonnie Franklin, 'One Day at a Time' star, has died at age 69

Bonnie Franklin, 'One Day at a Time' star, has died at age 69 | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Bonnie Franklin, who starred as Indianapolis mother Ann Romano in 1970s sitcom "One Day at a Time," has died at age 69, the Associated Press reports. The actress announced in 2012 that she had pancreatic cancer.
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The Truth is Out There: Scalia: Voting Rights Act is a ‘perpetuation of racial entitlement’

The Truth is Out There: Scalia: Voting Rights Act is a ‘perpetuation of racial entitlement’ | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it

Conservative justices on the United State Supreme Court hinted on Wednesday that the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA) would soon be ruled unconstitutional.

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The Truth is Out There: Fox contributor Monica Crowley: ‘Republicans have done nothing but compromise’

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Fox News Channel contributor Monica Crowley on Wednesday denied that Republicans in Congress were using obstruction as a key strategy against President Barack Obama

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Reports of rare superbug jump in US, CDC says

Reports of rare superbug jump in US, CDC says | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
A sharp jump in the number of rare but potentially deadly types of a superbug resistant to nearly all last-resort antibiotics has prompted government health officials to renew warnings for U.S. hospitals, nursing homes and other health care settings.
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US law says no 'oil' spilled in Arkansas, exempting Exxon from cleanup dues — RT USA

US law says no 'oil' spilled in Arkansas, exempting Exxon from cleanup dues — RT USA | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
The central Arkansas spill caused by Exxon’s aging Pegasus pipeline has reportedly unleashed 10,000 barrels of Canadian heavy crude - but a technicality says it's not oil, letting the energy giant off the hook from paying into a national cleanup...
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Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll; Rubio close second

Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll; Rubio close second | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
CPAC stands with Rand. “Torch of liberty” scion Rand Paul was the choice of the plurality of conservatives at the Conservative Political Action Conference, as Paul won the much-hyped straw poll with 25 percent.
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Senate Committee OKs Gun Background-Check Bill

Senate Committee OKs Gun Background-Check Bill | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
ABC News The Senate Judiciary Committee today passed a universal gun background-check bill on a strictly party-line vote: 10 to 8.
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Vegetation types in northern hemisphere shifting with climate change

Vegetation types in northern hemisphere shifting with climate change | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Growing seasons in Earth's northern latitudes are shifting and vegetation increasingly resembles lusher latitudes to the south, scientists say.
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USDA chief slams Congress for impact of cuts

USDA chief slams Congress for impact of cuts | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the sequestration will have a significant impact by reducing the amount of money the USDA can loan out to producers, leading to cuts in conservation programs and curtailing exports to the tune of about $500...
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Iran reportedly considering suing Hollywood over 'Argo' - Fox News

Iran reportedly considering suing Hollywood over 'Argo' - Fox News | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Iran reportedly considering suing Hollywood over 'Argo' Fox News Several news outlets, including the pro-reform Shargh daily, said on Tuesday that French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre is in Iran for talks with officials over how and where to file...
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NOAA: 2012 saw second largest rise in climate emissions on record - Raw Story

NOAA: 2012 saw second largest rise in climate emissions on record - Raw Story | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Raw Story NOAA: 2012 saw second largest rise in climate emissions on record Raw Story Heat-trapping carbon emissions in the atmosphere grew so much in 2012 that the year will go down as the second-highest growth in recorded history, placing the...

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The Obama Administration Hasn't Ruled Out Drone Attacks on US Soil

The Obama Administration Hasn't Ruled Out Drone Attacks on US Soil | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
A strange thing happened on Tuesday. Just a few hours after an airline pilot spotted an unidentified "drone" hovering a few miles from JFK airport, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that drones strikes on United States soil were not out of the...
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Pretzel the Kitten is Blind, Deformed and Inspiring People on Facebook

Pretzel the Kitten is Blind, Deformed and Inspiring People on Facebook | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
Pretzel the deformed, blind kitten was labeled unadoptable. Tell that to her forever family.
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Why Sequestration Is Even Worse for the Military Than You Think

Why Sequestration Is Even Worse for the Military Than You Think | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
The Pentagon is about to become a crazier place to work, and not because Chuck Hagel has taken the helm.
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Storm that buried Plains slams Great Lakes region

Storm that buried Plains slams Great Lakes region | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A powerful winter storm that buried the U.S.

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New Hampshire Republican: ‘A lot of people like being in abusive relationships’ | The Raw Story

New Hampshire Republican: ‘A lot of people like being in abusive relationships’ | The Raw Story | Dagenais News Network | Scoop.it
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