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Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:32 AM

Philippines Ferry Capsizes Killing 36 People: Officials

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 8:55 AM

NYC to Review Trump Contracts After Immigration Remarks

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 7:50 AM

Death Sentences Overturned in Afghan Woman's Mob Killing

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 7:20 AM

TransAsia Crash Pilot Turned Off Wrong Engine: Officials

The captain of a TransAsia Airways plane mistakenly switched off its only working engine seconds before it crashed in February, according to Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council, Reuters reported. The ASC's latest report also showed that Captain Liao Jian-zong, who was at the controls, had failed simulator training in May 2014, partially because he had insufficient knowledge of how to deal with an engine flame-out on take-off. "Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle," Liao, 41, was heard to say on voice recordings seconds before the crash that killed 43 people. TransAsia had no immediate comment about the latest findings. A draft of the final report will be issued in November with the final report to be completed in April 2016, the council said. The cause of the crash and recommendations for the future will be included in the final report. Read »
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Whole Foods Apologizes for Overcharging NYC Customers

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 4:58 AM

Kraft Shareholders Approve Sale of Company to Heinz

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Retired War Dogs Work Combat Drugs in Second Careers

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Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:51 AM

Suspects Pry ATM Off Ground at NYC Restaurant, Wheel It Away: Police

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Suspect in D.C. Mansion Slayings Due in Court

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:19 AM

Trove of Evidence Turned Over in Freddie Gray Death

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 10:38 PM

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Raise Fares

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 9:36 PM

30 Rock Lights Up With New Comcast Name

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 1:04 AM

Holocaust Hero Who Saved Children, Nicholas Winton, Dies at 106


Nicholas Wenton was a young clerk at the London Stock Exchange during World War II when he almost single-handedly saved more than 650 Jewish children from the Holocaust. "Britian's Schindler", as he was called, died Wednesday at the age of 106 in a hospital west of London, his family said. Wenton would arrange trains to carry children from Nazi-occupied Prague to Britain, battling bureaucracy at both ends and saving them from almost certain death. British Prime Minister David Cameron said "the world has lost a great man." Jonathan Sacks, Britain's former chief rabbi, said Winton "was a giant of moral courage and determination, and he will be mourned by Jewish people around the world." In Israel, President Reuven Rivlin said Winton will be remembered as a hero from "those darkest of times." Get More at NBC News

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 10:42 PM

Shark Attacks Man Off North Carolina's Outer Banks


A shark attacked a man swimming off the North Carolina beach on Wednesday, biting the 68-year-old several times in waist-deep water around midday, authorities said. The swimmer, who was not identified, was in waist-deep water about 30 feet from the shore of Ocracoke Island when the shark struck, biting him on his left lower torso, his hip, his lower left leg and both hands, National Park Service spokeswoman Cyndy Holda said. "His wound on his leg looked like a 5-inch gash," said North Carolina resident Lynette Holman, who was vacationing on Ocracoke with her husband. "The news spread really quickly, and everyone ran out of the water when they heard what happened." The encounter was the third attack along the North Carolina coastline since this weekend, Holda said, bringing the total number of encounters to at least six since June. Get More at NBC News

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 8:41 AM

TSA Agents Notice Cat Inside Bag During X-Ray Scan