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Mark Memmott

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Egypt's El-Sissi Promoted, Military Says He Should Run For President

Monday, January 27, 2014

Shortly after Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was made a field marshal, the military said he should "answer the call of the people" and run for president. Elections are set for April.

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Rep. Radel Resigns; Pleaded Guilty To Cocaine Possession

Monday, January 27, 2014

The freshman member of Congress, a Republican from Florida, was found guilty of buying about $260 worth of cocaine from an undercover agent. He has been under pressure from others in his party to step down.

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UPDATED: Ukrainian President Offers To 'Scrap' Anti-Protest Law

Monday, January 27, 2014

The offer comes after anti-government demonstrations spread to cities where the citizens have shown support for the president. Meanwhile, the nation's justice minister has warned she may declare a "state of emergency" unless protesters leave her headquarters.

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VIDEO: Grammy Highlights, Including A Bit Of Paul And Ringo

Monday, January 27, 2014

Yes, they did come together. The two surviving Beatles performed Sunday at the Grammys. They're due to be together again for a Feb. 9 CBS-TV special celebrating the Beatles' first appearance, 50 years ago, on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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Looking To Escape The Deep Freeze? Head To Alaska

Monday, January 27, 2014

Another wave of brutally cold air is sweeping down from the Arctic across much of the nation. Meanwhile, in many places in Alaska the temperature has been popping up above freezing. That pattern's likely to continue into February.

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10 Years' Probation For NFL Player Who Caused Fatal Crash

Friday, January 24, 2014

Josh Brent was intoxicated when the car he was driving crashed and rolled over in December 2012. His passenger, teammate Jerry Brown Jr., died. The jury that convicted Brent of "intoxication manslaughter" could have sent him to jail for 20 years. Instead, he got a 180-day sentence, probation and a fine.

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How An 18-Year-Old Code Was Cracked On The Web In 13 Minutes

Friday, January 24, 2014

Dorothy Holm of Minnesota couldn't speak in the weeks before her death in 1996. She spent some of that time writing capital letters on the fronts and backs of 20 index cards. Her family couldn't figure out what she might have been trying to say. Crowdsourcing on the Web led to an answer.

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Ukraine Protests Spread, But 'Fragile Truce' Holds In Kiev

Friday, January 24, 2014

In several cities now, demonstrators are in the streets protesting corruption and demanding that President Viktor Yanukovich schedule new elections.

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President Boehner? Not If That Rules Out Wine And Cigarettes

Friday, January 24, 2014

The House speaker used a rare appearance on late-night TV to joke about why he won't be running for the White House, and to make some more serious predictions about this year's elections.

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30 Elderly Residents Still Missing After Fire In Quebec

Friday, January 24, 2014

The blaze at a complex that housed the elderly quickly engulfed much of the building. Investigators were having a hard time searching for victims because water used to fight the flames had frozen over the scene. A key question: Why was the complex only partially fitted with sprinklers?

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Mediator: Syria, Opposition Will Have Face-To-Face Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2014

The two sides are expected to be in the same room on Saturday. Only the international mediator is expected to speak.

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Mobs Blame Muslim Brotherhood After Bombs Rock Cairo

Friday, January 24, 2014

A huge explosion outside a security headquarters killed at least four people and wounded dozens. Three smaller explosions later left at least two more people dead. Cairo is on edge this weekend, which marks the third anniversary of protests that led to the toppling of President Hosni Mubarak's regime.

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Rather Than Joking About Justin Bieber, Watch This Video

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On a day when the pop star is in the news for being arrested, watch what CBS-TV's Craig Ferguson said about why some celebrities need help, not ridicule. An alcoholic himself, Ferguson made the case that "we shouldn't be attacking the vulnerable people," especially those who are very young.

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Twin Toilets In Sochi: Some Wonder Why That's A Big Deal

Thursday, January 23, 2014

It's a picture that's been swirling around the Web: side-by-side toilets in the men's room at one of the Winter Olympics sites in Russia. Should overly sensitive sorts just calm down? Or is this a symbol of an Olympics where much of the money has been figuratively flushed?

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Sales Of Existing Homes Hit 7-Year High In 2013

Thursday, January 23, 2014

There's more evidence that the housing sector has come out of its deep slump. The day's other key economic indicator: The number of people who applied for unemployment insurance barely changed last week. The pace remained near where it was before the economy slipped into its 2007-2009 recession.

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Many Missing After Massive Fire At Seniors' Home In Quebec

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Flames tore through a seniors' residence early Thursday in a town about 280 miles northeast of Montreal. At least three people were killed. Early reports from officials on the scene indicated that as many as 30 more people had not been accounted for in the hours immediately after the blaze.

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In Ukraine, Protesters Warn They'll Go 'On The Attack'

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Clashes with security forces turned deadly Wednesday. Two demonstrators were reportedly shot and killed. The body of another was later found. Protesters have been demanding that President Viktor Yanukovych hold early elections. They've given him one more day to agree.

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Warren Buffett's $1 Billion Basketball Bet Is A Very Long Shot

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Quicken Loans and Buffett have teamed up to offer $1 billion to anyone who correctly picks the winners of all 63 games in this year's NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament. But the odds of winning are sky-high.

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Think You Know Richard Sherman After His 'Rant'? Maybe Not

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The Seattle Seahawks player's post-game interview set off another national discussion about race because of the way many reacted to it with not-so-veiled slurs. He tells CNN that it's those who posted racial comments about him afterward who "showed their true character."

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Antarctic Travelers Who Got Stuck In Ice Finally Get Home

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The 52 scientists and paying passengers were aboard a ship that got stuck in the ice on Christmas Eve. It was about 10 days before they were helicoptered to another ship nearby. Who will pay the $2 million or so it cost to rescue the group? That's being negotiated.

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