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Mark Memmott

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Accuser's Video Leads To Sexual Assault Charges For Teacher

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

A powerful video of a young woman's phone call to a former teacher and coach she accuses of sexual abuse has led to another alleged victim coming forward and to the arrest of that educator in Riverside County, Calif.

The video that began the chain of events is ...

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'Secret Contacts' Reported Between Afghan President, Taliban

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

It's a question that's been vexing American diplomats for months:

Why won't Afghan President Hamid Karzai sign a security agreement with the U.S. — a deal that President Obama and his aides say needs Karzai's signature if any American troops are going to stay in Afghanistan beyond the end of ...

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Microsoft Picks Insider Nadella As CEO; Gates Takes New Role

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Microsoft confirmed Tuesday that Satya Nadella, who has risen through the tech company's ranks since he joined it in 1992, is its new CEO.

Nadella has most recently been executive vice president of Microsoft's "cloud and enterprise" group.

His ascension was predicted last week, as was ...

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Creationism Vs. Evolution: The Debate Is Live Tonight

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

After two weeks of hype about a football game that turned out to be far less exciting than expected and after what feels like two months' worth of reports about wicked winter weather, it's nice to have something completely different to talk about — even if ...

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Sick Of Winter? Love It? More Snow And Ice Are On The Way

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Heavy snow is going to fall "from central Kansas through central Missouri and Illinois, into central Indiana" starting Tuesday, the National Weather Service says. Then, the "same system could bring a foot of snow [from] northern Pennsylvania into central New England on Wednesday."

Meanwhile, "snow, freezing rain or ...

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As Search Ends, Toll Rises To 27 In Quebec Seniors' Home Fire

Monday, February 03, 2014

Twenty-seven bodies have been recovered from the ruins of a home for senior citizens in L'Isle-Verte, Quebec, and authorities believe that bone fragments found in the burned-out building will help them identify five more victims.

The search is over at the site, which was consumed by a fire ...

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Joe Namath's Fur Coat: Nothing New, But It's A Talker

Monday, February 03, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" defense delivered on its promise. Peyton Manning and his Denver Broncos couldn't do anything right. Bruno Mars came through with a "red-hot" halftime performance.

But one of the most-tweeted-about topics before, during and after Super Bowl Sunday was ...

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Al-Qaida Says It Has No Ties With One Syrian Rebel Force

Monday, February 03, 2014

In a statement posted Monday on websites where other messages from the terrorist network have appeared, al-Qaida's leadership reportedly denies it has any ties with one of the Islamist fighting groups that has joined the battle for control in Syria.

Reuters begins its report this way:

"Al ...

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VIDEO: Obama And O'Reilly Hit Harder Than Denver And Seattle

Monday, February 03, 2014

There wasn't anything close about Sunday's Super Bowl — a 43-8 blowout win for the Seattle Seahawks over the Denver Broncos.

But before the big game, there was a much more contentious contest:

President Obama's live interview with Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly.

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Budweiser's 'Puppy Love' Ad Wins Super Bowl Viewers' Hearts

Monday, February 03, 2014

The Super Bowl sure didn't live up to expectations. Pigskin prognosticators told us it would be a close game between the NFL's two best teams.

Instead, Seattle won a 43-8 laugher. Denver was never really in it.

The other big story of every Super Bowl, though, turned out ...

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It's True: Snowiest Places Are Least Likely To Close Schools

Friday, January 31, 2014

We all probably sort of knew this already, but a new map seems to show quite clearly that it doesn't take much snow to close schools in the Southern U.S. — and that it takes a lot to close them in the Northern half of the nation.

Reddit ...

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PHOTOS: When Barn-Sized Boulder Meets Barn, Barn Loses

Friday, January 31, 2014

First things first: No one was hurt.

Now, with that out of the way, we have to confess to being amazed by some photos from northern Italy — where a huge boulder broke free earlier this month, rolled down a mountain and turned a barn into splinters as it narrowly ...

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Last Cars Towed In Atlanta; Ice Is Gone, Traffic Is Moving

Friday, January 31, 2014

Georgia state troopers finished towing vehicles off Atlanta-area interstates early Friday morning, and three days after ice-covered roads forced thousands of drivers to abandon their cars, traffic is finally flowing freely, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

More than 2,000 vehicles had been abandoned. As we've reported, ...

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Canada Used Airport Wi-Fi To Track Travelers, Snowden Leak Alleges

Friday, January 31, 2014

A classified document that's among the many secrets revealed by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden "shows that Canada's electronic spy agency used information from the free Internet service at a major Canadian airport to track the wireless devices of thousands of ordinary airline passengers for ...

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No Breakthrough, But 'Bit Of Common Ground' In Syria Talks

Friday, January 31, 2014

At the conclusion Friday of the first round of talks between representatives of the Syrian government and the opposition, the United Nations mediator reported that he "observed a little bit of common ground, perhaps more than the two sides themselves realize or recognize."

Diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi told reporters in Geneva ...

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Reports: Insider Satya Nadella Likely To Be Microsoft's CEO

Friday, January 31, 2014

The nearly six-month-long search for Microsoft's next CEO is nearing an end, and news reports indicate it's likely the technology giant will turn to Satya Nadella, executive vice president of its Cloud and Enterprise group, to lead the company.

Widely followed tech writer Kara Swisher posted ...

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Brain Surgeon Walks 6 Miles Through Storm To Save Patient

Friday, January 31, 2014

As cities in the southern U.S. continue to recover from the ice and snow storm that brought life to a standstill in many places this week, stories are emerging about the incredible things some people did to help out others.

Let's start Friday with one of those tales.

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This Photo Of Lake Michigan Will Make You Shiver

Thursday, January 30, 2014

A photo posted by our friends at Michigan's Interlochen Public Radio is so cool we just had to know more about it and about what's going on with the Great Lakes during this extra-frigid winter.

As you'll see, the satellite image from the National Oceanic and ...

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Air Force Cheating Scandal Widens; 92 Nuclear Officers Linked

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Nearly 20 percent of the officers in the U.S. Air Force's nuclear weapons corps have now been implicated in a proficiency test cheating scandal, the secretary of the Air Force said Thursday.

Deborah Lee James told reporters that 92 individuals in the 500-member force are now thought either to have ...

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Oh Toronto! New Accusation For Mayor And New Charge For Bieber

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Before we start this post, we'll point to one from earlier this week:

Rather Than Joking About Justin Bieber, Watch This Video

That said, we realize that many folks want to keep up on the news about two of Canada's more famous (and infamous?) ...

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