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Mark Memmott

Mark Memmott appears in the following:

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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Almost No Poor Nations By 2035? That's What Bill Gates Says

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

In his annual letter about the work of his foundation, the Microsoft co-founder says once-impoverished nations have already made tremendous progress, and more will follow their lead.

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Winter's Wicked Wallop In 5 Headlines

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

The severe storm did just what was expected. It dumped a foot or more of snow on parts of the Northeast. Meanwhile, temperatures plunged again. Reports from across the region tell the story. Meanwhile, much of the West remains warm and way too dry.

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'Accusations And Acrimony' At Start Of Talks On Syria

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Syria's foreign minister said the opposition is made up of traitors. The opposition's delegate asked the world "who do you believe?" Secretary of State John Kerry laid the blame for civilians' deaths at the feet of the Assad regime. Prospects for progress appear to be dim.

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Japanese Government Defends Dolphin Hunt As Killing Goes On

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The "drive hunt" by fishermen in one village is "a form of traditional fishing," a government spokesman says. Dolphins are trapped. Some are selected for sale to marine parks. Others are killed for meat. Thirty died Tuesday. Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador, called the practice inhumane.

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Sen. Vitter Will Run For Governor In Louisiana

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The Republican senator confirmed the news Tuesday. He survived a 2007 prostitution scandal to easily win re-election to the Senate three years later. If he fails in his bid to become governor, he could still keep his Senate seat and decide later whether to seek re-election to that post in 2016.

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'Gut-Wrenching' Chicago Clergy Abuse Documents Go Online

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Church officials have handed over thousands of pages of formerly secret papers to attorneys representing victims. The documents cover 30 of the 65 or so Chicago-area clergy who the church believes abused children in the '70s, '80s and '90s.

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In 'Epic' Rematch, Djokovic Is Bounced Out In Australia

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The three-time defending champion lost to Stanislas Wawrinka in another five-set thriller. Djokovic joins other familiar names who have been beaten Down Under. They include Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova on the women's side.

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Hunt Is On For At Least One 'Black Widow' In Sochi

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Russian security forces are reportedly searching for at least one young woman who may be intending to set off a suicide bomb. She's said to be the widow of an Islamic insurgent. Meanwhile, the U.S. will have warships in the Black Sea in case evacuations are necessary during the Winter Olympics.

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