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Mark Memmott

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No Breakthrough In Talks About Ukraine

Friday, March 14, 2014

Crimeans vote Sunday on whether to split from Ukraine. The U.S. and its allies vow to penalize Russia if it continues to intervene. Secretary of State Kerry met with his Russian counterpart Friday.

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Missing Jet Reportedly Kept Sending Signals For 5 1/2 Hours

Friday, March 14, 2014

A source familiar with the investigation says a satellite system was getting pings from the plane long after its last reported contact with controllers. The jet and 239 people disappeared a week ago.

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As Vote In Crimea Nears, Kerry Has Words Of Warning For Russia

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The crisis in Ukraine continues. On Sunday, there's a referendum in Crimea about whether to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.

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Small-Scale Attacks Could Bring Down U.S. Power Grid, Report Says

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Last year, snipers nearly knocked out an electric substation in California. If just nine such facilities were put out of commission, the entire grid could go down for months, federal regulators warn.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Touch 3-Month Low

Thursday, March 13, 2014

There were 315,000 new applications for unemployment insurance filed last week, down 9,000 from the week before. It's the latest sign that the labor market is gaining some strength.

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Top Stories: Still No Sign Of Missing Jet; Merkel Presses Putin To Back Down

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Also: At least seven people died at site of Harlem explosion; two people were killed in Austin when a car plowed into SXSW crowd; and the Oscar Pistorius murder trial continues.

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Death Toll From NYC Explosion Stands At 8, May Go Higher

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Two buildings in Harlem were leveled. Authorities say there were reports of a gas leak shortly before Wednesday's explosion and fire. Along with the deaths, there were dozens of injuries.

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'Bodies Went Flying' As Car Tore Through Crowd At SXSW

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Two people were killed and at least 23 more were injured early Thursday when a vehicle sped through one of Austin's crowded streets. Police say the man behind the wheel fled a drunken-driving stop.

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Officials Dispute Report That Malaysian Jet Kept Flying For Hours

Thursday, March 13, 2014

U.S. investigators tell The Wall Street Journal that equipment aboard the missing plane was transmitting for four hours after it is thought to have vanished. Malaysian officials say that's not true.

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Why Did The Possibly Pregnant Shark Cross The Atlantic?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Probably not just to get to the other side. Thanks to a tracking device, researchers and anyone on the Web have watched as "Lydia" has gone where no great white shark has been tracked before.

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VIDEO: San Francisco's Biggest Fire In Years

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.

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Reports: Obama Will Move To Expand Overtime Pay

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.

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Top Stories: Mystery Of Missing Jet; Obama Wants To Expand Overtime

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Also: Ukraine says it won't fight Russia in Crimea; huge fire is brought under control in San Francisco; "Flappy Bird" may come back.

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Ukraine Won't Fight Russia In Crimea, Acting President Says

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Meanwhile, while meeting with the country's interim prime minister, President Obama said the U.S. would not recognize a secession vote scheduled in Crimea.

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Officials Seem To Have No Clue About Fate Of Missing Jet

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The search continues, and continues to expand, for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on board.

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Deborah Hersman Stepping Down As Head Of NTSB

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

While leading the National Transportation Safety Board, she's been a familiar face at investigations into plane crashes and other accidents. She's leaving to run the nonprofit National Safety Council.

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They're Melting! Great Lakes Come Close, But Miss Ice Record

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The long, cold winter did its best, but the ice cover on the lakes appears to have begun breaking up. So they likely won't touch a recorded record set in 1979.

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'Ringing' Phones Do Not Mean Malaysian Passengers Are OK

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Some friends and family of the 239 people who have been missing since Saturday have called their loved ones' cellphones and heard rings. Sadly, that doesn't mean the phones and their owners are safe.

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Top Stories: Still No Sign Of Missing Plane; Crisis In Ukraine Continues

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Also: The Senate passes Sen. McCaskill's bill about sexual assaults in the military; author Joe McGinniss dies; and in Venezuela, a student leader is killed in anti-government clashes.

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Crimean Parliament Passes 'Declaration Of Independence'

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Tensions continue to build in advance of a regional referendum on Sunday. Crimeans will be asked whether they wish to split from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation.

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