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Just say ‘no’ to bank robbery

A would-be thief’s attempt to rob a suburban New York bank was thwarted when the teller refused his demand for money. Police said the man remained at large after the attempted robbery on Wednesday in New Rochelle, about 25 miles (40 km) north of New York City. “He slipped a note through the teller’s slot that said ‘money in bag,'” said police Captain Joseph Schaller said. “She refused and with that, she activated the alarm, turned away from the window and he ran out the door.” The bank closed briefly but soon reopened for business, police said.
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Hundreds dead as massive quake, tsunami hits Japan

A ferocious tsunami spawned by one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded slammed Japan’s eastern coast Friday, killing hundreds of people as it swept away boats, cars and homes while widespread fires burned out of control. Hours later, the tsunami hit Hawaii and warnings blanketed the Pacific, as far away as South America, Canada, Alaska and the entire U.S. West Coast. Police said 200 to 300 bodies were found in the northeastern coastal city of Sendai. Another 88 were confirmed killed and at least 349 were missing. The death toll was likely to continue climbing given the scale of the
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